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Industry Immersion Trip Offers MSLCE Students a Chance to Network with Some of New York’s Key Industry Players

By Joshua BaggettAfter a busy winter quarter, the cohort went up, up, and away for our respective immersion trips to New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. All three destinations offered one-of-a-kind professional networking experiences with many of today’s top creative companies and organizations. As someone with a background in theatre and live production, I

MSLCE Explores the Creative Sector in San Francisco

By Charlie WeinGrad school is a great place to learn valuable skills for the future. The MSLCE program does a wonderful job of providing a comprehensive education to young professionals looking to fast track their careers in the creative industries. However, while classes are valuable, there’s no substitute for examining how those acquired skills can

Taking MSLCE on the Road

By Pablo J. Boczkowski, MSLCE Director  During spring break, students in the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises (MSLCE) program participated in our annual trek to a media capital in the United States. Due to the growth of the program, students chose between two different destinations this year: Los Angeles and New York…

MSLCE Students Take ‘Informative, Encouraging, and Inspiring’ Trip to NYC

By Hayley Bullock The MSCLE Trek to the “Big Apple” was informative, encouraging, and inspiring. Coming from a nonprofit and performance background, I was surprised and appreciative of the vast insight and knowledge I was able to gain from the experience. As we visited branding agencies, including Mother and Ogilvy & Mather, and heard from

MSLCE Students Learn the Importance of Networking on LA Trek

By Sarah Bergeson Over the course of five days in Los Angeles, my fellow MSLCE students and I had several amazing opportunities to learn about various media industries by speaking to professionals from film/television, music, and talent agencies. We began our trip by meeting with several Northwestern alumni, led by Marvel Animation Manager Diana Theobald and

Students Meet Professionals from Facebook, Broadway, and MoMA on NYC Trek

By Benjamin Levine The MSLCE program’s emphasis on networking and broad understanding of the creative industries culminates with the annual trek to one of the major entertainment centers of the country. Half of the cohort that went to New York City, and met with a wide variety of companies and alumni associated with creative work

MSLCE Trek to LA Helps Student Plan TV and Film Career

By Claire Tuft I’m not from the Midwest, but I’ve lived here for almost half of my lifetime. I came here for my undergraduate degree and moved to Chicago post-college to be a part of the Second City’s rich theater scene. I’ve truly enjoyed living here, (after investing in a solid pair of winter boots

On MSLCE Trek to LA, Purple Pride Abounds

By Evyenia Constantine In true Midwest fashion, a late Spring snowstorm bid us goodbye as the MSLCE cohort embarked on its networking trek to Los Angeles, California. As we left the snowy arch of the Northwestern Campus in Evanston behind, we were soon greeted in LA with sunshine, palm trees, and the welcoming, smiling faces

New York Trip Gives MSLCE Student ‘Clear Path and Laser Focus’

By Hannah Aubry The following post focuses on a trip MSLCE students took together to New York during winter break. I remember keenly the feeling that came over me when I walked into Mother New York, a global advertising agency that’s company ethos is “do work your mother would be proud of”. It felt like

MSLCE Students Get Business Advice from CBS, Comedy Central

By Zach Silva The following post focuses on the trip to New York the MSLCE students took over winter break. The students in the nascent Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program visited New York City for a week, meeting with Northwestern alumni and friends of the program in various media industries to