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Picking the Brains of Alums

I have discovered recently that you can have a surprising amount of emotional reaction to the introduction of a few strangers; granted that you make sure they all have a job that you really, really, want.  When we all sat in a circle around the four Alums of legend, I found myself and a few others were staring at the group with strained eyes, curious about the men and women that made it to “the other side”. Continue reading

Advice From Montreal Alums

One of the benefits of being a student at Champlain College is that our alumni often stay very well connected to the college and the student body. I was reminded of how beneficial this trait can be this weekend when a few alums working in Montreal decided to visit us study abroad kids and pass on advice, share stories, and eat pizza. It was quite a bit of fun, and very informative. Continue reading

Ludia: A Cool Place to Work

logo-largeOn Wednesday, September 15th, myself and about 14 students studying here in Montreal got to take a tour through the offices of a local game development company called Ludia. Ludia works in the social gaming market, taking popular brands such as The Price is Right, How to Train Your Dragon, and Jurassic Park and making games out of them, usually on mobile platforms alongside Facebook. Continue reading

My Second Montreal Summer

nomadI studied abroad in Montreal during the 2013 Spring Semester. While abroad, I was lucky enough to intern at a creative studio called Nomad Industries. I ended up taking a paid position there and stayed for the summer. I went back to school in Burlington to finish my studies in Digital Filmmaking. Continue reading