SoConnect Weekly Round-up: 9/23-9/27

New Internships:

  • Association Management Center- Communications Intern
  • FremantleMedia- Marketing/PR/Communications Internship
  • Wellness on Wheels, Inc.- Marketing/Social Media Intern
  • Burns Entertainment & Sports Marketing- Sports & Entertainment Internship

Current Highlights:

  • LA: The Film Arcade- Distribution Internship
  • NYC: Warner Bros Pictures- Publicity & Production Internships
  • Chicago: Nielsen Company- Marketing Analytics Internship
  • Other Markets: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars- Spring 2014 Research Assistant Internship (Washington, DC)

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SoConnect Weekly Round-up: 9/16-9/20

New Internships:

  • Make-A-Wish Illinois- Communication, Community Events, Corporate Fundraising, Medical Outreach, Signature Events, Stewardship, Volunteer Services, & Wish Program Internships
  • Partizan Entertainment- Development, GM, & Production Internship
  • City of Evanston- “Age Friendly Evanston” Initiative Internship
  • Mudlark Theater Organization- Fall/Winter 2013 Education and Media Intern
  • Nielsen Company- Marketing Analytics Internship
  • The Mancow Experience- Production Assistant
  • WGN-TV- Promotions/Marketing Internship
  • Scott Free Productions- Scott Free Television Internship

Current Highlights:

  • LA: Thunder Road Pictures- Development Intern
  • NYC: Next Big Sound- Internship Program
  • Chicago: The Michael Group- Pre-Production & Production Internship
  • Other Markets: PlayScience- Research, Curriculum, Marketing, Jack-of-All-Trades Intern (Washington, DC)

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SoConnect Weekly Round-up: 9/9-9/13

New Internships:

  • Brella Productions- Audio Editing, Motion Graphics, & Video Interns
  • Techweek- Brand/Marketing, Content, Design, Operations, & Business Development Interns
  • O’Connor Casting- Casting Intern
  • Folio Literary Management- Chicago-based Literary Agency Internship
  • Yellow Tractor- Communications, Marketing, & Development Interns
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice- Chicago- Communications Intern
  • Bishop-Lyons Entertainment- Development, Production and Post-Production Internship
  • I Imagine Studio- Interactive Designer, Marketing/Project Management, & Public Relations/Social Media Intern
  • GoldStar Communications- PR/Marketing Intern
  • The Michael Group- Pre-Production & Production Internship
  • Recreation Worldwide- Production Internship
  • Gray Talent Group- Talent Management Intern
Current Highlights:
  • LA: Station 3- Entertainment Management & Production Internship
  • NYC: MCC Theater- Development, Marketing, & Education/Outreach Internships
  • Chicago:  WBBM-FM B96- Morning Show Intern
  • Other Markets: The White House- Council on Environmental Quality Spring 2014 Internship

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Adventures of a Summer Intern: More Than the Actual Job Description

When my last week at Comedy Central arrived, I couldn’t believe how fast the summer had gone by.  After 11 weeks in a brand new city and working in a completely different field that I was used to, I had begun to feel very at home in New York and built some great relationships with my coworkers. It ended all too soon, and even though I’ve been back in Evanston for a few days now, I still can’t stop thinking about all the amazing experiences I had at this internship.

A lot of the best things that came out of my internship were unrelated to my actual job description. Most of my days were spent researching for new videos for the Daily Show and Colbert Report websites.

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Bridget’s Desk

I figured out after a little while that working in a digital department might not be exactly where I see career going, and so I figured I should take advantage of the fact that I work in a building with all different departments. I talked with my supervisors and shared my interests in television and productions with them, which turns out to be one of the best decisions I made this summer. By letting the people around me know what I’m interested in, they set me up with some incredible networking opportunities.  I got to speak with the Vice President of Development at Comedy Central, a position I didn’t know too much about at first, but I soon realized that’s exactly the career I could see myself in one day.

NY Scene 1- resizedBy talking with my supervisors, I also had the surreal opportunity of sitting in on a writer’s meeting at The Daily Show, which was undoubtedly the most hilarious, talent-filled room I have ever been in. I got to see every aspect of how the show is put together, from pitching, writing, and deliberating, to rehearsal, editing, and the live taping. I felt incredibly lucky that I got to experience this, even though it was outside of my job description. I couldn’t be more grateful for all the opportunities I had this summer, the people I got to work with, and the ways I was able to contribute to the company. For anyone thinking about moving to New York in the future, spending a summer there won’t let you see everything the city has to offer, but it certainly gives you a good picture—and I know I can’t wait to go back!

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Bridget Illing is a rising senior majoring in communication studies at Northwestern and interned at Viacom this summer.

Adventures of a Summer Intern: Where did the summer go?

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Where did the summer go? It’s hard to believe less than a week ago I was working on Elvis Duran and the Morning Show and now I’m back in Evanston at band camp getting ready for the first home football game.

jasonontheairI absolutely loved my time at Elvis Duran and so highly recommend everyone who is interested apply to work for them. It was really a treat to find that everyone there is as genuine and kind as they seem on-air. In my time there, I got to experience several celebrities come in (including Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, & Enrique Inglesias), help produce pieces that made it to air, and meet some people I’m proud to call friends.

Before I left I made sure to take a picture with almost everyone, including Elvis, Danielle, Bethany, & of course Josh.  I also got some good advice from Skeery & Greg T, and I know I’ll be back hanging out with them all really soon.

Don’t forget to follow me on Twitter or Facebook to find out everything that’s going on in my life! @JasonOnTheAir or!

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Elvis & Me
Brody & Me
Josh & Me
Josh & Me

Jason Lederman is a rising senior RTVF major at Northwestern and is currently interning at Elvis Duran and the Morning Show in New York, NY.