From: Jon Pack
Date: March 31, 2016
Subject: MESG Newsletter: 03-31-2016


March 31, 2016

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


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A Note from the New Co-Chairs

Angela & Jon here - we are so excited to be heading up MESG with our fellow co-chairs Misty Desai, Valentina Fernandez, Julia McInnis, and Alix Weiss! We've got some great ideas for more socials and more impactful career resources & events, so stay tuned for announcements about both in our weekly newsletters!

MESG At A Glance

  • Social Events
    • [Sat 4/16]: MESG + CWiB Chicago Fire Visit & Chicago Fire v Montreal Impact Match
  • Conferences & Case Competitions
    • [Register by Fri 4/15]: Comcast/NBCUniversal Case Competition
    • [Wed 4/20]: espnW: Women + Sports Chicago
  • New Job Opportunities
    • Internships
      • San Diego Padres - Business Analytics
      • Sony Music Entertainment - Business Development
    • Full-Time
      • San Francisco Giants – Database Developer
      • iHeartMedia - Digital Account Director
      • Superfly - Social Media Manager
  • Job Opportunities (posted in prior weeks)

Social Events

MESG + CWiB Chicago Fire (April 16th)

MESG and CWiB invite you to join us for a unique opportunity at Chicago Fire! This visit will be a great networking opportunity and a fun social. The COO, Vice President of Community Relations, and Vice President of Corporate Partnerships will be with us to tell us more about their roles and their career trajectories that got them here. Afterwards, we'll be treated to a special behind the scenes tour of the facilities and field before enjoying a great match between Chicago Fire and Montreal Impact. Tickets are $20 per person. Transportation is on your own. Register here

Conferences & Case Competitions

Comcast/NBCUniversal Case Competition (Nov 3rd - REGISTRATION by April 15th)

Now in its 5th year, the Interactive Launch Competition, produced and hosted by industry educator Craig Leddy, features teams of top MBA students presenting go-to-market strategies for emerging video product and service innovations. A Judges Panel of leading executives critiques the teams and awards cash prizes.

Don't miss this opportunity to participate at the headquarters of Comcast NBCUniversal, the nation's largest cable, broadband and media provider. By entering a student team, you'll work with a major Mentor Company, get guidance from a Coaches Council of industry experts and network with top executives, recruiters and industry leaders. No entry fee required. More info here.

espnW: Women + Sports Chicago (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.

New Job Opportunities

San Diego Padres (Apply ASAP)
The Padres have an internship available in Business Analytics. The intern will assist with analytics initiatives in various departments including ticket sales/operations, sponsorship, marketing, hospitality, finance, ballpark operations, and special events. For those interested, please see attachment. If you have any questions, reach out to outgoing co-chair Anthony Dedousis.

Sony Music Entertainment (deadline 4/4, apply ASAP; GTS #2331298)
In addition to Sony Pictures opportunities, Sony Music has posted a position for a Business Development Summer MBA Associate for the Global Digital Business (GDB) team in New York (GTS#2331298).
Apply via email to: Sony will accept resumes with cover letters for the summer semester until 5pm EST on Monday April 4th, with first round interviews to be scheduled on Thursday April 7th and Friday April 8thwith selected candidates. Candidates must be available for a minimum of 14 weeks starting in June 2016.

San Francisco Giants (deadline: 4/8)

The Giants currently have a job opening which will require someone with a technical background. The position reports up through IT but will be dedicated to supporting the data needs of their baseball operations group. For those interested, please see attachment: e-mail resume and cover letter to - refer to "FIT92015 - Database Developer, Baseball Systems" in the subject. If you have any questions, reach out to Michael Gries, Developer of Baseball Systems (and Booth '13 alum) directly. Apply by Friday, April 8th.

iHeartMedia’s sales leadership is seeking a dynamic Digital Account Director. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining strategic advertising partnerships with digital advertising agencies and advertisers throughout the Midwest region.  Successful candidates must be motivated, enthusiastic, self-starters able to work effectively both independently and in a team environment. Must have 5+ years experience in digital sales role. Apply on LinkedIn.

Superfly, creator of live events & festivals such as Bonnaroo Music Festival, is seeking a Social Media Manager in Chicago. The social media manager will work with a top brand in the health and wellness space. The ideal candidate is a strategic, creative thinker that is fully immersed in the social media landscape, understands the various platform nuances and has worked closely with a creative team to continually churn out fresh, compelling content on a weekly basis. Must have a minimum of 4 years of integrated marketing experience. Apply on LinkedIn.


Job Opportunities (posted in prior weeks)

Viacom summer internships

  • Deadline 4/1
  • GTS #2323920 and GTS #2323842

Tribune Media Services, Inc. full-time position - FP&A

  • Deadline 4/1
  • GTS #2328095

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.

A&E summer internship - corporate development and strategy

  • Deadline 4/14, apply ASAP
  • GTS #2326988

Lionsgate summer internships

Sony Pictures summer internship

  • Deadline 4/29, apply ASAP
  • GTS #2325006

  • Business Analytics Graduate Intern.doc
  • FIT92015 – Database Developer, Baseball Systems.pdf

    Chicago Fire Soccer and Behind the Scenes Panel

    Saturday, April 16, 2016
    1:00pm - 7:00pm
    Toyota Park, 7000 Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview, IL 60455, United States
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    Join CWiB and MESG for a special day out at Chicago Fire! We will have the opportunity to speak with the COO, the Vice President of Community Relations, and the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships detailing their day to day responsibilities and how they rose to their respective positions. In addition, we will get a special behind the scenes tour of the facilities and field before enjoying a great match between Chicago Fire and Montreal Impact. Tickets are $20 per person and you can purchase through Booth Groups.