Mason makes careers

Each week, Fourth Estate features a student or alumnus with a great internship or job to highlight the opportunities a degree from Mason can provide.

Avery Powell is a junior Global Aff airs major at Mason with a minor in Electronic Journalism. His ideal job is to become an on-camera correspondent with a network when he graduates. Avery interns for one of the most popular broadcast shows in the area, NBC’s “Meet Th e Press.”

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Broadway star teaches master class at Mason

On Sept. 27, Mason’s "ARTS by George!" and the Center For the Arts gave musical theater students the chance to participate in a special master class and talk with actress and Broadway star Laura Benanti about “making it big.”

Benanti spoke with students about the professional world of acting through an actor’s eyes and gave valuable advice on maintaining a job and being happy.

Review: Season 2 of NBC's "Smash" looks promising

What do American Idol finalist Katherine McPhee and “Will and Grace” star Debra Messing have in common? It’s NBC’s hit series “Smash,” which started its second season on Tuesday, Feb. 5!