Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises (MSLCE)

The Office of External Programs, Internships, & Career Services (EPICS) supports current students in our Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises (MSLCE) program.  A wide range of information regarding our services is below.

Have questions? Please contact EPICS Associate Director, Jonah Zeiger, or EPICS Assistant Director, Mandi Glowen. Jonah and Mandi serve as the liaisons to the MSLCE program

SoConnect

SoConnect is the School of Communication’s career management system. Read more or login to SoConnect.

Career Coaching

MSLCE students have access to 1:1 career coaching with EPICS. Coaching appointments topics include resume/cover letter reviews, internship/job search strategy, offer-negotiation coaching and more.

Students can request an appointment with EPICS via SoConnect. Once logged in, click on the Coaching icon followed by the “Coaching Appointment” link to find available coaching appointments with an EPICS Career Coach. If no appointments are available, please email epics@northwestern.edu and we will get back to you with further options..

Experiential Learning

An important component to the MSLCE program is the experiential learning requirement. Students in the program must complete a minimum of 192 experiential learning hours during summer quarter of the program via an internship or thesis.  Examples of past internship sites include:

  • OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network)
  • Pitchfork Media
  • Sony Music/Legacy Recordings
  • Tyler Rollins Fine Art Gallery
  • Hong Kong TV
  • Zeno Group

For additional information about the MSLCE experiential learning requirement, please view the links, below:

Professional Development Curriculum

Professional development is a key component of the MSLCE program. The EPICS Office and the MSLCE program have developed an integrated approach so that professional development is a part of the academic curriculum. For more information, see:

Programs + Events

EPICS offers a variety of programs and events for all SoC students throughout the academic year. For more information, see:

EPICS also offers MSLCE specific programs and events, including: