Have a few questions regarding your career path? – Meetup this Friday!

meetupJuniors and seniors: meetup with Tish Stewart and Caroline Melby - The Curb College’s Career Development Specialists will be available (with Cliff Bars) for any and all career related questions tomorrow, February 27th from 10am-11am in the WAC Starbucks.

See you there!


Happy Together Tour


Want to go on tour this summer for class credit?

Learn more about our Happy Together Tour Class!

Wednesday, March 4th at 10:00 a.m. in Massey 204.


Immerse Conference | June 15-17 | Student promo code

If you're an artist, songwriter or worship leader, the GMA's IMMERSE Conference is for you! Special guests & performers this year include Sanctus Real, Colton Dixon, Derek Minor and many more! 

IMMERSE brings experienced teachers together to walk you through the daunting process of recording, writing a great harmony, stage presence and literally hundreds of other topics that can overwhelm the creative mind.  We’ve distilled the most important information, mixed it with networking opportunities among attendees and industry execs, added a unique mentoring & competition element called reVIEWyou plus thrown in some really great music all in the heart of Nashville, TN!

Check it out June 15th-17th. Get $20 off of your registration price with the promo code STUDENT. 

For more information, please visit http://www.experienceimmerse.com
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Volunteers needed | CRS Event

The Spin Doctors Music Group is looking for 4 volunteers on February 26 during Country Radio Seminar (CRS). They need 4 fun, energetic students that would be willing to hand out flyers, escort guests from the General Jackson to the Hard Rock Café, a couple to wear sandwich boards, etc.  This is an all day event and you will be needed inside and outside, and from afternoon into the night.  Interested? Contact Lucy@spindoctorsnashville.com.


Externships available with Bonnaroo!

Screen Shot 2015-02-18 at 2.31.17 PMThe Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is currently seeking externs for the 2015 event. These are unpaid externships that will take place over about two weeks centered around one of the biggest music experiences of the summer. Though the externships are unpaid, meals and lodging accommodations are provided. All externships require that you bring your own laptop. We are pleased to offer the following positions:

Artist Décor Department: The Artist Décor Department is looking for an extern to help prepare and décor all areas that the artists see at the festival including backstage, artist dressing rooms, hangout areas, and all media areas. An ideal candidate would be well organized, creative, and have the ability to act in a professional manor around the artists. Work commitment will vary throughout the event with heavier work leading up to the event as well as after the event. Your supervisor will provide more information. Dates to keep open for this externship will fall within June 1st-18th.

Bonnaroo Works Fund: The Bonnaroo Works Fund (Bonnaroo’s non-profit arm) is seeing an extern to assist with various BMF related activities on sire during the event. Duties include managing the three different BWF auction areas and activations as well as managing the BWF social media integration with the festival. Ideal candidates would have a strong interest in non-profits and a willingness to help promote their causes. This externship requires a full time commitment from June 9th-15th.

Catering and Hospitality: The catering areas of Bonnaroo are looking for externs to assist with the enormous catering operation at the event. Responsibilities will range from learning the catering software, running reports, printing & organizing meal tickets and overall office management. An ideal candidate would have an interest and some experience in the office administration, have excellent organizational skills and a team player attitude. This externship requires a full time commitment from May 29th- 18th.

Clean Vibes: Clean Vibes is seeking externs to help manage the Trash Talker operation at Bonnaroo. Duties include organizing the check-in/check-out process, answering questions, distributing materials (gloves and bags), working the field to train Trash Talker Volunteers on proper waste division and support the Clean Vibes crew by helping to maintain and promote the integrity of the 3-stream waste diversion program at Bonnaroo (recycling, compost, and landfill). This externship requires a full time commitment from June 9th-15th.

Credentials: The credentials department is seeking an extern to help manage Bonnaroo’s staff, artists, guests, and vendor check-in operation. Duties include managing various email accounts, data-entry, and helping check in patrons at the various check-in locations. An ideal candidate will have experience in customer service, great communication skills, and attention to detail. This externship requires a full time commitment from June 6th-15th.

Database Administration: The Bonnaroo Database Administrator is looking for an extern to assist with management of the events incredibly large, extensive festival database. Duties will most likely be centered around data entry, updating, and management within the operations office. An ideal candidate has knowledge of basic computer software, is extremely organized, and willing to work independently if necessary. Requires a full tie commitment from June 5th-15th.

Planet Roo: Planet Roo is looking for an extern to help provide an active and engaging space for Bonnaroo’s patrons to learn about sustainability initiatives. Duties may include but are not limited to emails/phone calls, assisting with load-in/load-out, and assisting Solar Stage, Academy, and Post Office. An ideal candidate would be interested in non-profits, networking, community development, and possesses strong skills in communicating, computers, and problem solving. This externship requires a full time commitment from June 7th-15th.

Signage: The Signage department is seeking an extern to help with the massive undertaking of festival signage. Duties include but are not limited to receiving and approving signage shipments, distribution of signs throughout the sites, working with local and regional printing companies for last minute orders, and inventorying signs at the end of the festival. The ideal candidate would have a strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work both alone and leading a team. Requires a full commitment from June 5th-17th.

Sponsorship Activations: The Sponsorship Activations department is looking for externs to assist with execution of sponsorship activations throughout the site. Duties may include but are not limited to making sure the volunteers are in their stations and acting professionally, coordinating various programming schedules, and maintaining product inventory. An ideal candidate would be organized, have an understanding of logistics, experience with customer service, and strong communication skills. This externship requires full time commitment from June 9th-15th.

Volunteers (The C’roo): The volunteer department is looking for externs to help with all aspects of Bonnaroo’s volunteer program called The C’roo. Duties may include but are not limited to setting up the various volunteer areas on site, assisting with C’roo check in, and management of volunteers on site. Overnight work may be required. An ideal candidate would have an interest in event planning, proven leadership experience, excellent organizational and communication skills, be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel This externship requires a full time commitment from June 5th-15th.


Before deciding to apply for an externship with Bonnaroo, please read carefully though all of the externship descriptions. Once you’ve decided which externships you are interested in please email externs@bonnaroo.com with a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please be sure to include which externships you are most interested in and your order of preference. Also, please give a short explanation of why you want to work at Bonnaroo and what makes you qualified for the position or positions.

Download the PDF here.

Can't commit to the full externship, but want to volunteer?

We are also nearly ready to launch our volunteer application process for Bonnaroo and Forecastle. Information about each of those programs will be available for students on the individual festival websites:
For Bonnaroo: http://www.bonnaroo.com/get-involved/volunteers
For Forecastle: http://forecastlefest.com/connect/volunteers/

BMI Foundation Launches Scholarship Programs for 2015

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Month in London Program – Info Session 2/13 @ 10am

Friday, February 13, 2015   10:00 AM - 10:50 AM in WAC 2080

Not looking forward to a summer of heat and drudgery? Doesn't a month in London, earning college credit in one of (well I think the) greatest cities in the world sound more appealing? What if I told you it's more affordable than you think--all while earning 3, 6 or even 9 hours of credit towards your degree? Then there's the great things you could be studying there: Music Business, Media Studies, Honors, English, Chemistry, JCS, LCC, TYW, even grad credit in English! Come hear how to make a dream a reality! London is calling--will you answer?

For more information contact Dr. Maggie Monteverde (460-6197 or maggie.monteverde@belmont.edu)


Belmont Literary Journal Call for Submissions

Dear Writers,

The 2015 edition of The Belmont Literary Journal has EXTENDED THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE and is now welcoming and encouraging your submissions! The Belmont Literary Journal is composed of student content which is anonymously read and selected by our student-editors. This April, the selected work will be showcased in our online journal.

Submitting your creative writing is as easy as reading our submission guidelines here: http://www.belmontlitjournal.com/. We are eager to read your poetry, stories, creative non-fiction, song lyrics, drama and see your art. You may submit in multiple genres.

Our submission period is now open for ALL Belmont undergraduate and graduate students and will remain so until February 14, 2015 at 11:59pm.

Please direct any questions to belmontlitjournal@gmail.com or gary.mcdowell@belmont.edu with subject heading “Question.”

For more information, please watch our new promotional video!



The Belmont Literary Journal


Students and alumni – check out some of the newest job postings!

Make sure you are frequently checking CareerConnector for new postings.  We also announce the jobs on our Curb College LinkedIn group, so join today if you haven't already!

For questions on anything career related: tish.stewart@belmont.edu or caroline.melby@belmont.edu

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Pipeline gets Copyright Creds!

The US Copyright Office has compiled and released their report from their 2014 Music Licensing Study. The Pipeline Project and The Curb College are given credit in a footnote on p.185, footnote # 923! HUGE PROPS goes to Anthony Manker, Devin Durrett, Alex Marsh.


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