EP171 | How 3 URM Moderators Networked Their Way Into Killer Internships

EP171 | How 3 URM Moderators Networked Their Way Into Killer Internships

On this episode we talk to John Maciel, Miami Dolphin, and Tyler Rodriguez about how they’ve gotten awesome internships, the skills you need and how to adapt to opportunities like these, and how to not screw it up.

Internships can seriously supercharge career progress for individuals that are able to capitalize on them. Knowing how to walk into an established studio and really prove your worth can be a scary prospect though. Tyler, Miami, and John really get into detail in this discussion about what you need to be prepared for and what skills you need to have in order to be successful.

If you want to go big, you’ve got to put yourself around people that are already doing it.” – Eyal Levi


– Internship life hacks
– What DAW knowledge you should have if you want to intern for a studio
– How each guest got their internship
– Adapting to the situation you’re given, rather than trying to change reality
– Recognizing opportunities that you didn’t specifically envision
– Why you need to have a thick skin, be able to take criticism, and use it productively
– Not being “Option C” guy
– Knowing when to be proactive and when to make yourself scarce
– And much, much more


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