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The Career Speaker Series

Now that you are in college, where do you think your coursework will take you after college? Do you know what options are open to you? Do you feel prepared and confident? Or unsure how to go about figuring this out?

The Career Speaker Series offers you a terrific way to learn about many types of businesses – what they do, what their cultures are, what kinds of internships and careers they offer, and what kinds of skills you might need.

Check out this semester’s events below, as well as the companies’ websites (see hyperlinks below) prior to the presentations, and come prepared with questions! If you are seriously interested in the company, bring your resume!

Panel Discussion: Documentary Filmmaking at Florentine Films

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Thorne Sagendorph Gallery

Documentary films have the power to educate, inform, and call people to action.

We are fortunate at Keene State to have internationally renowned documentary filmmaker Ken Burns’ company, Florentine Films, in nearby Walpole, New Hampshire— less than 20 miles north of Keene. Since the late 1980’s, Keene State and Florentine have had a close relationship, with nearly 70 students having interned at Florentine and working at Florentine (about 25% of the current staff) and elsewhere in the film business.

On Thursday, November 21 at 6 pm at Keene State’s Thorne Sagendorph Art Gallery, a panel of KSC alums who interned at Florentine will talk about their internship experience and what they are doing now. If you are drawn to documentary filmmaking as a possible career, this is a great chance to learn about how learn more about the industry. It is also a chance to see the photo exhibit at the Thorne from the recently released Florentine documentary, Country Music.

This Event was brought to you by the Office of the Director of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives, the Thorne Sagendorph Art Gallery, and by the School of Arts, Education, and Humanities.

Contact Corporate Relations

Daniel Henderson
Director of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives
dhenderson@keene.edu
603-358-2121