The longer I work at HY Connect, the more comfortable I become breaking out of my comfort zone. It’s fun to try new things every day-professionally and socially. Take last week for instance: I took a brief hiatus from Milwaukee to work from the HYC Chicago office.
My time at Carnegie Hall has been a crucial part of my academic experience and will directly guide me in my plans for the future.
Two days ago we had a training session on financial analysis and modeling. Models (i.e dividend discount model, growth model, etc.) that
Last week was especially busy for HY Connect. Several major projects culminated at once. The entire agency prepared for its five-year anniversary...
My first full week was filled with Italian class every morning Monday through Friday from 9-12. My schedule changes from day to day after that with a chance for lunch either at a restaurant or I cook something in the apartment. The rest of my day consists of either coachings on scenes, individual coachings for … Continue reading Summer Internship Reflections – Starting Out: Andrew Breuninger
All work and no play? Not at HY Connect. My internship has presented me with challenging projects, but also a number of fun social events. Here are two examples of agency bonding…
One of the craziest experiences I faced was being stranded in an Italian city for a night! I went with five of my friends to Cinque Terre, meaning 5 lands, a wonderful set of costal towns on the west coast of northern Italy. We woke up at 5:30 in the morning and took an early … Continue reading Summer Internship Reflections – One Unexpected Trip: Andrew Breuninger
Oberlin in Italy directly connects with my academic experience at Lawrence. I am in an intense vocal program that has high music demands, as well as a fantastic language immersion class. The differences are a stronger focus on the acting, and on opera in general as well as completely immersed in a new language and … Continue reading Summer Internship Reflections – Education in Action: Andrew Breuninger
Halfway through my time at Oberlin in Italy I have learned so many new ideas about opera. In one lecture series we focused completely on the acting sequence of opera. The faculty here uses the term singing actor constantly and it definitely changed my perception of opera. The incorporation of acting and singing on a … Continue reading Summer Internship Reflections – Halfway: Andrew Breuninger
The Con-squared experience Oberlin in Italy was exactly what I needed. I got more intensive study on the art form I want to pursue as a career, I learned a good deal of Italian, I made some faculty and artist connections, and I had a very good look at graduate school. One of the greatest … Continue reading Summer Internship Reflections – A Life Changing Experience: Andrew Breuninger