Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Music

Now I Know I’m Sure

When you start searching for an internship or new job you obviously want to look for something that will help lead you into a career you really want to be in. Last year I didn’t feel like I was lucky enough to find an internship like that, but this summer that’s all changed. I’ve known…

Kai

Carrie Brownstein, Cronyism, and You

Hey there internship blog readers: I will preface this whole thing by saying that the idea that people will want to read what feels essentially like a work-diary is somewhat off-putting.  I understand that what I have to say may be interesting (at times bordering on insightful!) but there is such a woefully large expanse…

Alessandra Cosimini

It’s All About The Emotion

I went to a seminar this summer that featured two Music Industry experts who have worked in the industry for 30+ years. Both of these guys started out as artists and then worked their way up to become directors of a department called SIN (Sony International). The seminar was all about their department, and how…

Alessandra Cosimini

When You Know It’s Right

Everyone knows that feeling of waking up in the morning and dreading the thought of going to work. You hear the alarm and you cringe as it beeps in that loud, screechy tone, and then you lay there thinking of as many reasons as possible to not go to work. Last summer, I used to…

Molly Ronan

Goals for Music Industry Internship

  I am one of many students who will be completely an internship this summer. Mine is in an industry though that I personally haven’t heard too many other students talk about in a business sense – the music industry. It is dominated by big players and shaped by what people see in the media.…

ugradadmission

Pump Up the Volume

It’s no secret that admission counselors are deep into application reading at this point. Just like everything else, everyone has their own way to get things done. Most people in our office play music in the background while they read, so I figured I would give everyone a sampling of what our staff listens to…

Kelly Walsh

Music/Brand Integration & Social Media

This week at Live Nation I am working on a research project that explores how various brands try to tie themselves to a music artist, genre or simply music in general.  Whether this is through sponsorships or simply promoting an artist they like, my job is to find out how they utilize social media to…

Kelly Walsh

2012 ANA/IEG Sponsorship & Event Marketing Members Only Conference

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to attend the 2012 ANA/IEG Sponsorship & Event Marketing Members Only Conference on the Intrepid right on the Hudson River.  This conference allowed me to network with several huge names in the marketing world and learn so much about how various companies benefit from sponsorship marketing. The…

Kelly Walsh

Up and Running at Live Nation

Hi all, My name’s Kelly Walsh and I’m a rising Senior at Babson College.  With the help of CCD I am participating in a full-time internship at Live Nation Entertainment in Times Square, NYC this summer.  Live Nation is the world’s leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Front…

Kelly Walsh

Florence & the Machine show

This past weekend I had the amazing opportunity to work at the Florence & the Machine show in Central Park.  The show was a part of the Summer Stage program that Time Out New York sponsors.  My duties while working there included passing out free t-shirts and taking guests’ photos at a photo booth that…