“Be okay with the failures. You got to learn from them. You will grow from them.” – Topher Larkin ’04

Topher Larkin is from the Class of 2004 and is the Event & Experience Manager at Metro Inclusive Health. Topher made the journey from the sunny state of Florida to go to Emerson College. He received a degree in Theatre Studies and Communication/Media Studies. He has had different job titles across his career. One was …

What To Read, Who to Follow, and The Call to Adventure | Tuesday Tips

“Being the main character simply means being the hero of your own story.” -Adele Lim, Class of 96 Adele Lim at Emerson’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony Hello Emersonians! On May 12th, 2022, one of our fellow Emersonians, Adele Lim shared this piece of advice as this year’s commencement speaker. While it speaks volumes to the 2022 …

“I would just say to my younger self, take a moment to step back and realize that you are incredibly talented” – Joel David Ahumada ’13

Joel David Ahumada is Class of 2013 and currently works at Condé Nast Entertainment! During their time at Emerson College, they majored in Broadcast Journalism and were a part of many student organizations, including EmChannel, Urban Dance Theatre, and Emerson Dance Company. After graduating from Emerson College, their first job was a Social Media Producer …

“Just know that you belong there and you deserve to be there and never lose sight of that” – Vanessa Leon ’04

Vanessa Leon is part of the Emerson Class of 2004. Currently, she is the Director of Marketing for Growing Generations! Hailing from South Florida, Vanessa made her way up to Boston, Massachusetts to attend Emerson College, graduating in 2004. While at Emerson, Vanessa DJ’ed for 3 years at the Coffee House on WERS. Vanessa obtained …

“Network Across” – Georgette Pierre

Georgette Pierre You might know her from Emerson Alumni’s podcast Making it Big in 30 Minutes. Georgette Pierre is an Emmy-award winning producer, content creator, and voice actor, Georgette Pierre, is a force to be reckoned with. Her creative projects include Black + Nuanced podcast, where she centers the Black experience and the Black voice, …

3 Future Ready Spring Breakin’ Tips

Greetings, Emersonians! Spring Break is upon us. Here are 3 Tips to stay Future Ready over Spring Break. 1.) Check out Handshake Handshake offers a wide variety of services to students, including internships and jobs for the summer. Click on the Jobs section, where you can find the perfect summer internship for you by using …

Jimmy Hikmatullah ’20: Coding a Career

Welcome to Emersonian International, a new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For our fourth …

Ye Huang ’20: Strategizing Content and A Career

Welcome to Emersonian International, a new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For our third …

Isabela Gonzalez Contreras ’22: From Visitor to Intern at Spotify

Welcome to Emersonian International, a new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For our second …

Alison Qu ’20: International Perspectives and Shaping Change

Welcome to Emersonian International, a brand new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For …