June 2014 Successes

With Industry Events and the Virtual Job Fair behind us, we’ve got plenty of successes to report so far for the summer. Take a peek at some of these successes featuring new jobs, projects, awards, performances, and more!

Comedy Central - Office Production Assistant

DeanHouston Inc. - Graphic Designer

Pivot Design - Designer & Project Manager

CMT, Tom Jackson Productions - Associate Producer

Big Deahl Productions - Administrative Assistant

Northwestern University - Production Coordinator, NUPOC, and Photographer

Elephant Rock Books - Writer

Equality Illinois - Field Organizer

Bailiwick Chicago - Performance with “Carrie: The Musical”

The Artistic Home - Director

Steppenwolf Theatre - Director

Partnered initiative by Adobe & Moleskine - Featured Artist

Starz TV - Costar on TV Series “Power”

Kansas City Repertory Theatre - Actor

Greenway Court Theatre - Director

Victory Gardens Theater - Lighting Designer

Stone United - Writer/Editor

DC Black Theater Festival - Performance with “The Eve of Jackie”

'50 Shades! The Musical' - Choreographer

Tada! Youth Theater - Choreographer

Screen Magazine - Freelance Writer

Fab photo, Restaurant Guru - Digital tech, Freelance Food Photography

Under The Gun Theater - Director/ Playwright 

The Joseph Jefferson Award for Outstanding Fight Choreography for Playboy of the Western World

SISTERS OF SWING (The Story of the Andrews Sisters) Musical - Choreographer

AudioTree - Editing Internship

A5Inc. - Account Coordinator

Miller Street Studios - Website Management Internship

NBC Universal - Internship

May 2014 Successes

Take a look at some of the highlighted successes for May 2014. These feature jobs, internships, performances and more.

Black Ensemble Theater  -  Performer

Celebration Theatre  -  Co-Artistic Director

Chicago Critics Film Festival  -  Film Screening

Columbia College Chicago  -  Marketing Assistant, Office of Marketing & Communications

FitzGerald’s  -  Singer

Haven Theatre Company  -  Executive Director

Miami Coalition for the Homeless  -  AmeriCorps VISTA service member

Multiple Inc.  -  Graphic Design Intern

Raven Theatre  -  Director

Sarofsky  -  Intern

Second City  -  Program Coordinator

Shirley Jackson Award  -  Nominee 

Smart Museum at the University of Chicago  -  Interpreter in Residence 

SMLC-Learning Studio  -  Science and Math Learning Center (SMLC) - Peer Tutor

Sophisticates Black Hair Magazine  -  Videographer/Photographer 

Tapestry Specialty Massage  -  Designer

Theatre Nebula  -  Director

Trap Door Theatre  -  Ensemble member

TVS Design  -  Corporate Interiors Architect

Villa Direct  -  Photographer

Walt Disney Company  -  Photographer

XPO Logistics  -  Carrier Procurement Representative

April Success

Below you will find Success Campaign highlights for the month of April!

Cars.com - Assistant Photo Editor

Courtney Rust - Wardrobe and Prop Stylist Intern

Free Spirit Media - Lead Teaching Artist

Lighthouse Exhibits, Inc. - President, Creative Director, Founder

Neiman Marcus - Graphic Designer, Web

Octane Rich Media - Writer and Editor

Phoenix Media Corporation - Senior Editor

Steep Theatre Company - Actor

The Plant - Farm Manager

The Soma Institute - Junior Graphic Designer

Timberline Knolls - Dance Movement Therapist

March Success

This cold and windy March blew in some very exciting successes. Thank you everyone for continuing to share success stories with us at www.colum.edu/success.

CIMM Fest - Marketing Intern

Cumulus Media - Technical Producer WLS FM

Firebelly Design - Designer

Forever Yogurt - Executive Assistant to COO/CEO

Magnani Continuum Marketing - Junior Art Director

MLB - Instant Replay Video Operator

Neiman Marcus / Horchow - Graphic Designer

Paste Magazine - Listed as one of the Top 10 Black Directors to Watch in 2014

Starcom - Media Associate

The Marcus Graham Project iCR8 Summer Bootcamp - Copywriter

February Success

A selection of successes that were reported through the Success Campaign last month are shared below!

Full Spectrum Features - Key Grip/ 2nd AC

Chicago International Music and Movie Festival - Archive Coordinator

Sardonyx Productions - Owner

The City of Des Plaines Media Services Division - Video Editor

The Arts of Life - Video Intern

MK Films - Freelance Production Assistant

Spark SMG - Media Associate

Cutters, Detroit - Editor

The Colonie - Assistant Editor

VICE Media, Inc. - Contributor to The Creators Project

NBC 5 - Paid intern

Doritos Super Bowl Commercial Runner-up - Producer

American Pavilion - Intern

Taylor Castle Photography - Intern

WBBM, Newsradio 780 AM - Producer 

January Success

The cold weather didn’t put the chill on success stories. Below you will see some of the success stories reported this January by students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Company Name - Success (Employment, internships, and more)

Creative Retail Packaging (CRP) - Designer

Cumulus Media - Account Executive

Cutters Studios - Assistant Editor

Entertainment Cruises Chicago - DJ

High Sierra, Inc. - Graphic Designer

Ink Factory - Intern

Inside Sales Account Executive - TransNational Bankcard

International Streaming Festival of Audio Visual Art - Performance

JET - Graphic Design Intern

Learning Bar - Logo Designer

Lyric Opera - Artistic Operation Intern

New York Times Magazine 12-20-14 - Had photo published

Peace Corps - Community Educator

Propeller Fund - Grant Recipient

SignatureForum - Web & Graphic Designer

Superfly - Graphic Designer

Total Traffic Network - Traffic Producer

Undercover Solutions, LLC - Freelance Animation Video Project

December Success

Check out some of the success stories reported this December by students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Keep them coming! Individual success stories help paint the big picture of Columbia College Chicago.

Anita Miller Gallery - Gallery Assistant

Black House Cinema - Programmer

ffiXXed - Design Assistant

Fox WTVO/WQRF  - Eyewitness News Reporter 

Frey Design Group - Graphic Designer

Groupon - Visual Designer

Language School - Paid Photography Assignment 

Meetings & Events International - Webcast Assistant

Museum of Contemporary Art - Development Intern

Original beat featured on “BET’s 106 & Park Backroom Freestyle” - Producer

Original documentary, “Mound Bayou: Jewel of the Delta,” aired on WJYS  - Producer

Original song featured in award winning German documentary, “The Rising Sun” - Music Producer

Utopic - Senior Assistant Editor

Old Town School of Folk Music - Volunteer Manager & Concert Production Coordinator  

VSA Partners - Senior Designer

November Successes!

Current students and alumni shared some great success stories this November. More than a few were results of on-campus recruitment events and use of the College’s online job board, ColumbiaWorks.

ABC - Locations Coordinator

Amazon - Visual Designer

Aritzia Women’s Boutique - Sales Associate

Chicago International Film Festival - Post Supervisor

Creative Go-Round - Graphic Design Intern

DraftFCB - Associate Digital Producer

Freelance Writer

Gaffney Films - Production Intern

Gomberg, Sharfman, Gold & Ostler, P.C. - Administrative Assistant

Guess Inc. - Sales Associate

Guess Inc. - Sales Associate

Jellyvision Lab - Front-End Developer Intern

Kelli Connell - Intern

Paul Elledge Photography - Intern & Photography Assistant

Paul D’Amato - Intern

Penguin Books - Editor

Photo District News - Contest Winner

Schubas - Headlining Performance 

Splash at the Sun-Times/CIRCUS Magazine - Intern/Editor in Chief

The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences & The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences - Lighting Designer and Stagehand

The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management - Associate Professor of Law

Turnkey Digital - Editor

What The Funny - Intern

October Success!

This October, the Success Campaign tallied some wonderful success stories from the CCC community. This month saw a lot of internships, but there are full-time and part-time highlights as well.

2nd Story - Director of Programming

Bella’s Boss House of Fashion - Marketing Intern

Crane - Contest Winner

Daufenbach Camera - Rental Technician

Edelman - Art Director

Fallon - Integrated Production Coordinator 

Getty Images - Researcher

Getty Images - Manager

Gray Talent Group - Intern

Indianapolis Star - Pulliam Fellow

Johalla Projects - Founder and Curator

KingsIsle - Animator

Microsoft - Marketing and Financial Analyst in the Advertising Department

Museum of Contemporary Art - Internship and Volunteer Coordinator

Radar Studios - Intern

Rowboat Creative - Graphic and Apparel Designer

Sony Music Entertainment/Warner Music Group - Lifestyle Marketing Rep

Wagstaff Worldwide - Account Coordinator

Z Gallerie - Sales/Visual Associate