Month: February 2014

Events

Learn how to brand yourself and network to land that dream job or internship from industry professionals from Hired! Education. A team of career coaches (Joe Franco, Michael Gannon, Dave Gleason, & Bob Sagendorf) with years of experience at companies such as ESPN, ABC News, Godiva Chocolate, Pepperidge Farm, and CPTV Sports will give students tips on how to stand out among the competition with personal branding, how to build self-confidence, and understand corporate culture. Join us for FREE PIZZA, a Q&A and an informal networking breakout session! This event is co-sponsored by Student Senate.

The Middletown Press ran an awesome story about MxCC’s upcoming radio station, complete with photos of our current facility and floor plans of the new Center.

Middlesex Community College approved for radio frequency [middletownpress.com]
Coming soon on an FM radio near you is Middlesex Community College’s 107.5 FM radio station.

The Federal Communications Commission recently approved the community college to operate the frequency, according to Richard Lenoce, director of the college’s Center for New Media. The college now has 18 months to get its antenna and transmitter and get the equipment up and running.

Read the original article here.

Technology

Students who are looking to land their dream job or internship should take notice of Sumry, especially if they want to stand out among the competition! Sumry is a service for hosting an interactive version of your resume and is full customizable. The best part is (after the free trial) Sumry only costs $3 per month, and I think that’s reasonable for a college student or recent grad.

Resumes Pack a Personal Punch With Sumry [mashable.com]
A new resume-building service aims to help job applicants catch the eye of recruiters by spicing up their resume. Sumry says it presents each applicant as “an actual person with real life experiences and a unique personality” rather than just another piece of paper. It does this by transforming a traditional resume into a single webpage.

Read the original article here.

randiplakecopyThe Center for New Media at MxCC is your source for all news on emerging technology and communication trends. This blog was written by Randi Plake, program assistant for the Center for New Media. She is passionate about social media and will gladly talk your ear off about it.

About the Center

Middlesex Community College's Center for New Media is located in Middletown, CT.


The CNM offers innovative associate degrees in broadcast-cinema, graphic design, multimedia, and communication, as well as certificate programs in areas such as interactive entertainment, gaming, 3D animation, new media production, news and sports production, corporate media and web design.


We are a designated Center for Excellence in broadcast education and we prepare our students for jobs in the growing field of new media with a hands-on education.


Learn more about programs at MxCC's Center for New Media at www.mxcc.edu/cnm.


This project was funded by a grant awarded under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration.

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