Student Resources

Student Resources

Middlesex Community College is now home to two new Lynda.com Kiosks, provided by the Center for New Media. Lynda.com is a video tutorial site for software, creative, and business skills. The two kiosks can be found around campus! The first is located in the Wheaton Hall Computer Lab, Room 305 and the other can be found in the Mac Lab in Chapman Hall, Room 305.  Look for the designated iMacs in both of these labs. Make sure to check this abundant resource!

Student Resources

If you have an interest in film and video production, and you want to surround yourself with students just as passionate about learning the ins and outs of the industry, then consider becoming a member of the MxCC Film Club!

“Students can get involved by simply showing up with a positive attitude ready to learn,” said Mason Rice, President of the MxCC Film Club, which is in the late stages of being made an official part of the College’s extracurricular activities. “Whether you are a cinema major, an aspiring actor, a creative writer, or you’ve had ideas floating around in your head for years that you want to get made, we offer a comfortable, relaxed, and welcoming environment.” Read More

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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 in Chapman Hall room 605 on Wednesday, November 5 from 12:30-1:15 p.m.

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Dustin Schultz ’10 of The Union Productions, a graduate of the Broadcast Communications (now Broadcast-Cinema) program and Connecticut Film Industry Training Program (FITP), recently wrote a great blog post about advice for college students that want to break into the industry. Since graduating just a few years ago, Dustin started his own video production company that has been quite successful, so taking a page out of his book is a good idea!

College Student Advice: Getting into the Industry [http://dustin-schultz.squarespace.com]
The other day I got an email from a student from a college student in Tennessee looking for advice on how to get into the video production industry and be successful in it. I was definitely flattered by the idea of someone seeking advice and wanted to share some of the answers that I came up with to common questions about getting into this industry.

Read the original article here.

What advice do you have for students that want to work in today’s digital world?

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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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