From: Jon Pack
Date: April 17, 2016
Subject: MESG Newsletter: 04-17-2016


April 17, 2016

Valentina Fernandez Rodriguez Egana
Angela Lin
Julia McInnis
Jon Pack
Alix Weiss


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MESG At A Glance

  • Professional Events
    • [Thu. 4/21]: EVC Presents Jed Hoyer, GM of Chicago Cubs
  • Conferences & Case Competitions
    • [Wed. 4/20]: espnW: Women + Sports Chicago
  • MESG Reads
    • The CEO of 'Hamilton' Inc.
    • James Cameron is Making Four 'Avatar' Sequels
  • New Job Opportunities
    • Internships:
      • Warner Bros. - Finance 
    • Full-Time:
      • Warner Bros. - Senior Analyst
      • Vixlet, LLC - Sports Media Product & Entertainment Manager
  • Job Opportunities (posted in prior weeks)

Professional Events

EVC Presents Guest Speaker Jed Hoyer, GM of Chicago Cubs (Thu. April 21st) 

Join EVC for the new speaker series The Unconventional Chicago Entrepreneurs Series, an off-the-record discussion with local entrepreneurs who are building businesses differently than we conventionally think of entrepreneurship. On Thursday, April 21st from 11:45am-1:15 pm, hear from Jed Hoyer, the General Manager of the Chicago Cubs.

Jed will be speaking about leveraging analytics for growth. A Q&A will follow focused on the topics of building from within, the team’s use of analytics in assessing prospects, and developing a plan for growth. RSVP here and contact Rob Schoder for additional information.

Conferences & Case Competitions

espnW: Women + Sports Chicago (Wed. April 20th) 

ESPN invited MESG members to a new one-day event focused on the intersection of women, sports and business. espnW: Women + Sports Chicago will take place on April 20th in Chicago. The event will unite thought leaders and experts from across the industry to explore topics including Women and Leadership, Marketing to Women, the Sports Industry Future, and the Business of Women and Sports.

You can see the full agenda and event information at The event features executives such as Gatorade CMO Morgan Flatley and Publicis Groupe CRO Laura Desmond, along with WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne, Olympic athletes, espnW and ESPN talent such as Julie Foudy and Sarah Spain, and many more.

Tickets are available at a 40% discount ($357 per ticket) for Booth students. Registering with the discount is simple:
- Click REGISTER NOW on the page
- Enter the code wchicagostudent40 when prompted to take advantage of the discount
-Please use your school email address as verification of student status.


MESG Reads

The CEO of 'Hamilton' Inc. 

Jeffrey Seller, producer of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Broadway hit 'Hamilton,' discusses balancing something that is both an extraordinary piece of theater and a commercial behemoth powered by scarcity. Read more here.

James Cameron is Making Four 'Avatar' Sequels

James Cameron, the creator of the original “Avatar,” the 2009 fantasy epic that remains the all-time worldwide box office champion, has promised that the films will hit theaters as early as 2018. Read more here.

New Job Opportunities

Warner Bros. – Finance Intern (apply ASAP)
Warner Bros. is seeking an MBA intern for its worldwide distribution/domestic group, specifically within the business initiatives & sales department. The intern will focus on industry research, analysis of license profitability, and cash forecasts. Candidates with prior consulting, accounting, and media & entertainment industry experience are preferred. Click here for additional detail. 

Warner Bros. – Senior Analyst, Business Planning & Analysis (apply ASAP)
Warner Bros. is also looking for a senior analyst focused on business planning & analysis for its corporate finance department. This position will have extensive interaction with senior executives and cross-collaboration with internal strategy and finance groups to identify and evaluate new business opportunities. Candidates with investment banking, strategic planning, or financial planning/modeling are preferred. Click here for additional detail.

Vixlet, LLC – Sports Media Product & Entertainment Manager (apply ASAP)
Vixlet is a social media company based in downtown Los Angeles that has partnerships with leading sports and entertainment franchises, including Major League Baseball, the Association of Tennis Professionals, and Slipknot. The rapidly growing company is looking for a product marketing and engagement manager to oversee partner social network strategy/design as well as lead partner relationship initiatives. Click here for additional detail.

Job Opportunities (posted in prior weeks)

San Diego Padres summer internship - business analytics

  • Apply ASAP
  • See attachment for additional information
  • If you have any questions, reach out to outgoing co-chair Anthony Dedousis

DreamWorks summer internships

  • They are now reviewing applications!
  • The recruiter has offered to personally review Booth applications if Career Services flags the names. If you choose to apply, please apply online (this is required for all applicants) and then email Heather Trompeter. She will ensure the recruiter gets all information directly.

Hulu summer internship - content marketing

The Barre Code summer internship - corporate strategy

Sony Pictures summer internship - consumer insights

  • Deadline Fri. April 29th, apply ASAP
  • GTS #2325006
Emerge Media, LLC full-time position - controller
  • Apply ASAP via external website here
  • GTS #2332727
Ticketmaster full-time position - finance manager
  • Apply ASAP on LinkedIn here
Nike, Inc. full-time position - senior financial analyst
  • Apply by Thu. April 28th via external website here
  • GTS #2335766
DISH (Sling TV) full-time position - brand manager
  • Apply by Sat. May 7th via external website here
  • GTS #2338468
  • Job Req #2016-34794
  • Reach out to Booth alumna YaoYao Wang if interested

  • Business Analytics Graduate Intern.doc