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Entertainment, Media, & Sports

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.

  • Overview
  • Sample Companies
  • Sample Job Roles
  • 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.

  • Activision Blizzard • Bertelsmann • Comcast NBC Universal • Conquest (alum startup) • Facebook • Houston Astros • Jobcase • New York Islanders • Riot Games • Spotify • Walt Disney Company
  • Account Manager • Analyst • Esports Analyst • Finance Director • Leadership Development Program • Product Manager • Product Marketing Manager • Social Media Account Manager • Technology Management Associate

CDO Career Insights Blog: Fall 2022

The CDO has been monitoring the market through daily conversations with employers and alumni to assess how recent global events are impacting recruiting, hiring and compensation. Despite some market instability in 2022, indications signal that employer demand for Sloanies is …

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Empathy Is The Most Important Leadership Skill According To Research

By Tracy Brower | Forbes | September 19, 2021

Empathy has always been a critical skill for leaders, but it is taking on a new level of meaning and priority. Far from a soft approach it can drive significant business results.

You …

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How To Use LinkedIn When You’re Not Looking For A Job

By William Arruda | Forbes | May 4, 2022

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful career growth resources you have when you know how to use it. Sadly though, many people still view LinkedIn as a tool for just one aspect …

By MIT Sloan CDO
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