Enterprises and Student Orgs

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There are many other opportunities to gain hands on experience in the audio and theater fields at Michigan Tech. For those looking to learn more about a specific field or wanting to work as part of a student team to run and operate a project, consider joining one of the various student orgs and enterprises on campus. Below are details on the orgs most related to our department with accompanying contact info to learn more.


Husky Game Development is a student-run organization focused on the development of video games. Joining the Husky Games Sound Team gives you the chance to work as the audio lead for one or multiple games. As a sound team member you can gain experience with recording, editing, music composition, and audio integration into video games.

General Meetings held Thursdays at 5pm in Fisher 135. 
For more information contact Drew Stockero at atstocke@mtu.edu or email HGD management at hgdm-l@mtu.edu
https://www.huskygames.com/

Above the Bridge Records is a student run record label. Members take on projects brought to them by local musicians to work through the entire process of recording, mixing, and mastering.

Meetings Tuesdays at 5:30pm in Walker 212
For more information contact David Peterson at depeters@mtu.edu

WMTU 91.9fm is Michigan Tech’s very own college radio station. Joining WMTU general staff provides chances to gain experience in many different aspects of audio from radio, to commercial editing, to working on live events such as K-Fest.

Meetings Wednesdays at 6pm in the WMTU lounge (Wadsworth Basement)
For more information contact wmtu-gm@mtu.edu

SoundGirls is an all inclusive (men, women, non binary identifiers) organization about the promotion and empowerment of women and minorities in the audio field. Members of SoundGirls can gain experience through the workshops and projects put on by the organization. In future, SoundGirls plans to be bringing in guest speakers from different sectors of the audio industry to talk about their experiences.

Meetings are held monthly at the discretion of the org.
For more information contact Sarah Calvert at sjcalver@mtu.edu

USITT, or United States Institute for Theater Technology, is a national organization with both regional and school chapters aiming to connect young professionals and college students going into the theater or entertainment tech and design fields with each other and provide cool opportunities for students

For more information contact Kent Cyr at kacyr@mtu.edu

CinOptic Communication and Media Enterprise works closely with clients to develop creative and effective communication strategies and products, specializing in video production, photography, and graphic design. Team members enjoy the support of a strong creative community, educational opportunities, and access to production resources.

For more information contact faculty advisor Erin Smith at ersmith@mtu.edu

http://cinoptic.hu.mtu.edu/

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