Over winter break, eight Champlain College students travelled to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to co-produce two short films, alongside local Saudi filmmakers as part of a one-credit travel embedded course. The students’ majors include Filmmaking, Broadcast Media Production, and Creative Media. Professors John Rasmussen, Julia Swift, and Van Dora Williams were faculty leaders of the trip. This was the first year the trip was offered, but Rasmussen says it certainly won’t be the last.
Rhea Hayes Selected as Al Roker Entertainment Intern
Broadcast Media Production Senior selected as intern for Al Roker Entertainment
You may be familiar with the name Al Roker, the Emmy-winning host and weatherman of NBC’s Today Show. He also is the CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. (ARE) http://www.alroker.com/ and Rhea Hayes, a Broadcast Media Production rising senior will be an intern with the multimedia company in the Fall. Rhea, who will live in New York City for the internship, will be researching new ideas/concepts and following trends online, pitching ideas, and assisting producers. Rhea credits her Broadcast instructor, Keith Oppenheim, for her training on the school’s Tricaster live streaming system that she says gave her a competitive edge since ARE also uses a Tricaster for its productions.
Professional Writing major Molly Abrahamson released Your Internship, a how-to guide that assists students and young professionals through their first internship. Abrahamson offers clear, sympathetic, and funny advice from the perspective of a college senior, eases the reader’s uncertainty, and helps build their confidence through the internship process. She draws from her own internship experiences and advice from interviews […]
In preparation for their upcoming internship capstone course during the Fall 2015 semester, four CCM students (two Public Relations majors and two Communication majors) spent their time networking and touring Burton Snowboards at its Burlington flagship location. Jackie Stafford (COMM), Katherine Patronis (COMM), Emily Young (PR), and Chloe Elliot (PR) started with a tour of […]
Game Design major, Sean Pennell, completed an internship in Fall 2014 at C4M Prod, a mobile-based game studio in Montreal. “Being able to say that I have not only worked on a shipped game for an extended period time, but that I was given such an incredible amount of responsibility on that game is an incredible edge over the […]