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

This chart shows the 6 stages of career growth. Where are you now?

By Gary Burnison | CNBC | September 21, 2021

Different people are destined to different career paths. But ideally, over time, you will take on bigger assignments and more responsibilities that will help you get to where you want.

As a CEO …

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Don’t Let These Negotiation Myths Hold You Back—Here’s How to Shake Them

By Brian Liou | The Muse

When I was just starting my company Rora—a career and negotiation agency for high performers—a friend received a job offer she was excited about. When I asked her if she planned to negotiate, she …

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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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