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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.

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  • 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

How To Get Promoted At Work

By Shannon Cook | BusinessBecause | June 28, 2021

You’re an ambitious business leader and want to start taking on more responsibility, climb the career ranks, and land a higher salary. But where do you start?

Getting promoted at work is about …

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These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

By Lily Zhang | The Muse

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process …

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What are industry verticals?

By Pitchbook

When professionals talk about industries, they are referring to a broad group of companies that operate in the same general space. For example, business-to-business (B2B), business-to-consumer (B2C), energy and healthcare are all well-established industries that represent the breadth …

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