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A bi-weekly digest of career development information, ideas, events, and more from the Office of Entrepreneurship and Career Development.

 
     
 
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WELCOME!
Graduating seniors, this next series of Career Digests is all about you! Recital prep and performance, grad school auditions, degree audits and graduation, final projects, and even final exams, feel pretty immediate. We're here to help you plan for what's immediately after what's in front of you now!

 
  SENIOR MOMENTS  
 
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A portfolio career in music includes intersections with arts organizations of all kinds, lots of creative projects, plenty of community engagement and, often, continuing education—which means funding. GRANTSPACE assembled some great resources for musicians

Continue the conversation with us at the Grant Writing for Music Workshop, in partnership with IU’s Grad Grants Center. See below for more information or click here to reserve a seat!

 
  PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES  
 
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YOUR FUTURE

If you haven’t checked Musical Chairs lately, it’s time to revisit. In addition to a great job board of classical music opportunities, the site also lists competitions, masterclasses, an international directory of opera houses and orchestras and more—all sorted by specialty! 

 
  DID YOU KNOW?  
 
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There’s a new music notation app for iPad, MusicJot. Sibelius reviews it here.

 
  EVENTS THIS WEEK  
 
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Weekly Drop-in Career Advising Hours

For those, including graduating seniors, who want to pull it all together for the job search and career-launch ahead!  

EVERY Tuesday AND Wednesday
-- 12-2:00pm in OECD [MU011] AND
-- 6:00-8:00pm Music Library Lab [M373]

No need to RSVP - come by with your questions and drafts!

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Recording Tips for Musicians, a meet-n-greet with student Audio Engineers!
TODAY, Tues., April 4 | 5-7pm
MA006

An opportunity for students to learn about "improving their sound" and the steps to fulfill any audio/recording service needs! Everyone will have the opportunity to network with student audio engineers over some music and food!

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New!  Grant Writing for Music (or Fun with Funding!) Workshop
Fri., April 7 | 2:30-4pm
MU011

Consultants from IU's Grad Grant Center will join us for an introduction to a major funding database, an overview of awards for which music students are eligible, and some solid grant writing tips! Appropriate for students seeking funding for advanced degrees as well as entrepreneurial and community projects!

Register here>

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PLUGGING IN: The Role of Technology in 21st Century Musicianship
Sat., April 8 | 9am-5pm
Sweeney Hall

Join NAfME-IU chapter for this FREE symposium on technology in music. The mission of this symposium is to present cutting edge technological advances that can be applied towards musical pursuits. This event is designed to meet the ideals of expanding access to musical experiences and music education for all.

Register here>

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A {well-advised} Lunch with Dr. Rodney Dorsey
Tues., April 11 | 12:30-1:30pm
M153A | Dept of Bands

Dr. Rodney Dorsey, Associate Professor of Conducting at the University of Oregon, will be joined by JSoM alum and composer Jess Langston Turner to discuss the importance of the conductor/composer collaboration in the creation and performance of new music.

Register here>

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NVO 5 for FIVE: Your New Music Toolbox with Kim Carballo
Wed., April 12 | 7-8:30pm
MAC066

Through her work with Reimagining Opera for Kids (ROK), a non-profit educational opera outreach organization, IU Opera Theater coach Kim Carballo is shaping the next generation of opera lovers as well as contemporary opera's performers. This workshop will give you the right tools to approach your next piece of new music.

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“Do I need authorization for that? A guide to training.”
The Office of International Services/OECD

Mon., April 17 | 12:30-2:00pm
MU011

The Office of International Services staff and the OECD bring you this presentation that covers the practical training (F-1) and academic training (J-1) authorization requirements for students in F-1 and J-1 status.

Register here>

 
  IN THE NEXT ISSUE  
 

April 19  Improv Extravaganza

Drop In Career Advising continues through the rest of the semester

AND More to Come!

 
  RESOURCES  
 
Counseling HOW TO SIGN UP FOR ADVISING
Meet with an advisor to discuss your career plans, review your resume, CV, bio, website, or any other material. Student groups and ensembles welcome! Log into the Career Portal to set up an appointment. If you're logging in for the first time, you'll need to fill out a few questions to create your profile. We’d love to see you!

Resources WORK SPACE
Do you have a project and need workspace? OECD/JumpstartCentral (MU011) has a conference room equipped with a large flat screen and camera that are great for web conferences, meeting notes, or brainstorming ideas. We also have a media studio with a fast PC, HD video cameras, a great DSLR camera, mics, etc. Student groups are especially welcome!

Resources RESOURCES
Did you know that there are multiple d-bases full of job opportunities through the "Resources" tab of the OECD Website? We also have a library of excellent documents on how to apply for teaching positions, apply to graduate schools, start your own studio, start your own business, become an entrepreneurial musician, and much more. Feel free to pop in to MU011 any time to check out the space and share your ideas.

Resources RESOURCES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
The Office of International Services has many resources to help Jacobs International Students stay on top of the many issues that come with studying abroad. Check in with them and stay in touch

Resources FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA!
The OECD posts updates on events and career development and entrepreneurship opportunities in the Jacobs School of Music and across campus, as well as job opportunities on our Facebook page and on Twitter. Follow us and continue the conversation!

Thinking about funding for graduate school? Remember, the Grad Grants Center consultants are available to answer questions about funding opportunities, mechanics of grant-writing, and internal (IU) funding opportunities during weekly office and walk-in hours as well as regular workshops. For more information check here.
   
 
JCEIThe OECD partners with The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Kelley School of Business.
 
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Find out more about the
OECD and Project Jumpstart!.

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