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Arts, Media & Communications

Overview

The Arts, Media and Communications industry cluster is the group of industries primarily associated with creative expression. From the visual arts to the art of writing, if a job involves human expression, then you will likely find it in one of these industries:

  • Writing
  • Journalism (Broadcast and Print)
  • Publishing
  • Advertising
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Television and Radio Broadcasting
  • Architecture
  • Film
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Museums and Galleries
  • Culinary Arts

Interested in receiving opportunities and information concerning these industries? Sign up to receive our listserv  emails for this cluster!

 

Resume & Cover Letter Samples

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Music resume samples for Blair students

 

Vandy on Madison Avenue

Vandy on Madison Avenue

The Vandy on Madison Avenue spring break trip is an immersive experience designed for sophomores, juniors, and seniors curious about media, entertainment and communications industries (including marketing, digital marketing, advertising, public relations, production, and journalism) in New York City.

The two-day trip will include multiple site visits, educational conversations with alumni, and a networking reception. Site visits* may include such companies as NBCUniversal, Ogilvy & Mather and Viacom. Participants will connect with alumni in these industries in order to help them discover paths and connections for internships and post-graduate opportunities.

Costs

The Center will fund two nights of lodging and most meals for twenty-five students selected to participate. Participants must secure and pay for their own travel arrangements to and from New York City. If transportation creates a financial hardship, please contact Heather Lefkowitz to be considered for assistance.

Additional Requirements

Participants will attend two preparatory sessions. These sessions, designed by fellow students and Center staff,  will focus on preparing marketing materials and developing strategies for networking and building meaningful connections. Students will also write posts reflecting on the experience for a community blog on the experience.

How To Apply

Applications open in DoreWays (Keyword: vandy ) in December. In order to receive consideration by the selection committee, interested students in good standing with the university should submit their resume and complete the application questions by the application deadline.

*Site visit destinations subject to change.

 

Vandy Meets Hollywood

Vandy Meets Hollywood

The Vandy Meets Hollywood spring break experience provides an inside look into the entertainment industry in Hollywood, and is an immersive opportunity for sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in film and television writing and production, talent management and entertainment marketing. Participants will spend three days exploring the many facets of the entertainment industry through site visits, educational programming and networking events with alumni and employers. Site visits* may include companies such as Warner Bros., Disney and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.

Participants will connect directly with professionals living and working in Los Angeles, who can provide invaluable insight on making it in Hollywood, and help them discover paths to internships and post-graduate opportunities.

Costs

The  Center will fund two nights of lodging and most meals for t wenty-five students selected to participate. Participants must secure and pay for their own travel arrangements to and from Los Angeles. If transportation creates a financial hardship, please contact Amy Bugno to be considered for assistance.

Additional Requirements

Students who participate in the program will attend two preparatory sessions and a one-on-one coaching appointment at the Center for Student Professional Development, which will focus on preparing marketing materials and developing strategies for successfully navigating the Hollywood employment landscape. A mandatory post-experience session will follow in mid-March. Students will partake in guided reflections before, during and after the trip, and contribute to a collaborative social media story project throughout the experience.

How To Apply

Applications open in DoreWays (Keyword: vandy) in December. In order to receive consideration by the selection committee, interested students in good standing with the university should submit their resume and complete the application questions by the application deadline.

*Site visit destinations subject to change.

 

VU Alumni Share Their Professional Stories

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