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What can Career Services really do for me?

The role of the Career Services department is to help you build effective job search strategies, share successful networking tips, provide resume and cover letter assistance and share new job openings in your field. Our services have a proven track record of providing successful support to students and graduates — and we just keep growing those resources every day. While we can't promise you a job (only you can get you a job) we can promise you this — we will work as hard as you do to increase your opportunity for employment after graduation. We are here to help you be successful — together we will be an unstoppable team driving you towards your future!


Resources available through Career Services at MMI

  • Building a career strategy
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Job search strategies
  • Successful networking tips
  • Access to free or reduced professional organization fees
  • Interviewing techniques, including mock interview exercises
  • Exclusive jobs listing website open only to MMI students and recent grads (2 years or less)
  • Career Services Open Lab session to work on your resume, applications, interview skills, etc
  • Help registering your business with the State
  • Various networking events involving students, alumni, faculty, staff, businesses and friends of MMI

Office hours

  • Appointments are encouraged
  • Madison - 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Friday
  • Minneapolis - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday
  • Other times by appointment

2013 Placement Statistics

Campus

Program

% ACCSC* Placement

% WI-EAB* Placement

Minneapolis

Business in Media

**

NA

Madison

Digital Art & Design

87%

87%

Minneapolis

Digital Art & Design

**

NA

Madison

Electronic & A/V Systems

92%

92%

Madison

Entertainment & Media Business

68%

68%

Madison

Game Art & Animation

73%

73%

Minneapolis

Game Art & Animation

**

NA

Madison

Independent Digital Film

**

**

Madison

Mobile Application Development

**

**

Madison

Recording & Music Technology

69%

69%

Minneapolis

Recording & Music Technology

**

NA

Madison

Video & Motion Graphics

76%

76%


* Placement percentages are based on the Standards of Accreditation as outlined by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and the State of Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (WI-EAB)


** This is a new program with no graduates as of the 2013 reporting year. No data is available at this time.


Resume resources and samples

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Career Service's Contacts

Madison Campus

  • Laura Mael, Career Services Director
    Email:
    Phone: 608-237-8312

  • General Email: careers@mediainstitute.edu

Minneapolis Campus

  • Tim Andersen, Career Services Director
    Email:
    Phone: 952-897-1111

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Career Services