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  • NEXTtalk: Acing the Interview

    4/11/14
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Little Building
    Charles Beard Room

    Hosted by John C. Ford, Overseer Emeritus, Principal, John C. Ford Associates

    What are the top qualities and competencies today's employers are looking for? And how do you demonstrate your excellence in those areas during the interview? In this highly interactive talk, John C. Ford will share inside tips from the interviewer's perspective. The talk will include:

    • picking up on the interviewer's interests and priorities
    • going beyond the resume to distinguish yourself
    • establishing a personal connection during the interview

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Communications & Marketing with Office of Graduate Studies, Graduate Student Association

    For more information please contact:
    Graduate Studies

  • Streetwise Media: Bostinno Info Session

    4/11/14
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    216 Tremont
    6th Floor Conference Room

     Attend the Streetwise Media: Bostinno Information Session and learn about the available internships, including Editorial and Marketing!

    Streetwise Media, a Boston-based new-media company, is reinventing local news through our community-driven platform for editorial content and discussion with a funny/satirical, smart, empowering tone. Our first property, BostInno.com has been voted one of the best start-ups in Boston by The Next Web, has over 200 local companies publishing via Channels to the platform and reaches over 1 million unique visitors monthly. In addition, Streetwise Media has extended its local media platform to the DC metro area with InTheCapital.com covering technology across startups, politics and city life.

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Career Services

    For more information please contact:
    Career Services

  • Developing a Hit TV Show: A Conversation with Joel Stillerman (84)

    4/11/14
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Semel Theater

    Since 2008, Joel has been senior vice president of original programming, production and digital content at cable network AMC. While his predecessor developed Mad Men and Breaking Bad, Joel oversaw their evolution into prestige hits, while developing the hit, The Walking Dead. Before joining AMC, he founded independent film and television production company Yolo Films, where he produced content for HBO, MTV and VH1. He was previously the top content executive at Walden Media, where he spearheaded the company's effort to build a brand around young adult literature, supervising the acquisition and development of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and Holes. In 1995, he co-founded Sparky Pictures with Ted Demme. Early in his career, he was vice president of production and executive producer at MTV Networks where his credits included MTV Unplugged and MTV's Video Music Awards.


     

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Alumni Relations with School of the Arts, Department of Visual and Media Arts

    For more information please contact:
    Barbara Rutberg

  • Interviewing 101: preparing for the job interview

    4/11/14
    2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
    Little Building
    Charles Beard Room

    Hosted by John C. Ford, Overseer Emeritus, Principal, John C. Ford Associates

    You've perfected your resume, submitted it to employers, and landed an interview—now what? In this highly interactive talk, John C. Ford will share inside tips from the interviewer's perspective. The talk will include:

    • Picking up on the interviewer's interests and priorities
    • Going beyond the resume to distinguish yourself
    • Establishing a personal connection during the interview

    This event is not open to the public.

    Sponsored by Communications & Marketing with Career Services

    For more information please contact:
    Nicole Sullivan
    617-824-8540

  • Carousel

    4/11/14
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Cutler Majestic Theatre
    $10 Emerson Community, $20 General Audience

    Music by Richard Rodgers
    Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
    Based on the play Liliom by Ferenc Molnar
    Adapted by Benjamin F. Glazer
    Original dances by Agnes de Mille
    Directed by Stephen Terrell

    In coastal Maine, 1883, star-crossed lovers Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan meet at a carnival and embark on a journey of passion, violence, loss and a chance for redemption. Rodgers and Hammerstein's personal favorite show features a magnificent score including 'If I Love You' and 'You'll Never Walk Alone.'

    Sponsored by Emerson Stage

    For more information please contact:
    Megan Wygant
    617-824-8000