Welcome to the Entertainment, Media, & Sports Community

This is a community for students interested in Entertainment, Media, and Sports careers, and brings together news, resources and events from the CDO, Clubs, and MIT Sloan community.

Entertainment and Media 

MIT Sloan students pursue a variety of careers within the media and entertainment ecosystem, in particular those that leverage their keen talents in analytics, technology, and finance.

Sample companies who hired MIT Sloan graduates:
NBC Universal, The Walt Disney Company, MGM Resorts, Spotify, Epic Games, Riot Games, SeatGeek, and StubHub

Sports

Sports analytics is a key area of interest for MIT Sloan students, who often pursue the most innovative companies and technologies in this industry.

MIT Sloan students organize the popular Sports Analytics Conference that attracts leading speakers and typically sells out of tickets well before the event date.

MIT Sloan graduates also work at leading sports product companies, including Nike and Under Armour.

Management Consulted’s ‘Companies Hiring Near Me’ List

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In the age of coronavirus, many of us are asking “Are there companies hiring near me?” The good news is that there are recession proof jobs available.

Click to view the list on Management Consulted.

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Augmented Video, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning: How This Startup Lets Fans (and Teams) See Soccer in a Whole New Way

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By Jeff Haden | Inc. | February 26, 2020

Major League Soccer (MLS) and Second Spectrum just announced a multi-year agreement; as the league’s first Official Advanced Tracking Data Provider, Second Spectrum will deploy its proprietary optical tracking system for every MLS …

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LSU Used Joe Burrow On The Field And Big Data In The Weight Room To Return To College Football’s Biggest Stage

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By Simon Ogus | Forbes | December 28, 2019

It all began when the three co-founders of Perch reached out to LSU Football in a cold email to inquire if the SEC powerhouse might be interested in learning more about their product; …

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NFL-AWS partnership hopes to reduce head injuries with machine learning

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By Ron Miller | TechCrunch | December 5, 2019

Today at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell joined AWS CEO Andy Jassy onstage to announce a new partnership to use machine learning to help reduce head injuries in professional …

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Gloria Brings International Soccer Scouting into the 21st Century

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By Jonathan Shieber + TechCrunch | November 25, 2019

Lionel Messi, who’s still arguably the greatest soccer player in the world, signed his first contract with FC Barcelona when he was thirteen years old. Although he grew up in a small town …

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