Career Jam 2022

Career Jam is an annual event that connects you with prominent artists and industry leaders, grows your professional network, and broadens the scope of your career possibilities.

  • Schedule

    Career Jam focuses on topics ranging from songwriting and production to the art of A&R, social media, theater, and more. 

  • Speakers

    Career Jam features a lineup of influential industry experts from the performing arts, entertainment, and technology industries. 

  • Concert

    Career Jam 2022 culminates in The Show, curated and produced by Berklee alumni Rob Lewis ’94 and Ash Rodriguez ’09.


Original Music Showcase

Red Room at Cafe 939
12:30 p.m.

Join us for the Career Jam Original Music Showcase, where a select group of students have the chance to perform for top music industry executives.

The showcase is exclusive to members of the Berklee community and is standing room only. Admission is first-come, first-served. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. 

Livestream viewing will be available in David Friend Recital Hall (921 Boylston Street) and the Eisenson Room (160 Massachusetts Avenue, third floor).




  • CJam Headshots


    Free professional headshots will be available in the 150 Massachusetts Avenue lobby, courtesy of the Division of Student Affairs.

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    Auditions for Berklee's Summer in the City concert series will be held in David Friend Recital Hall during Career Jam. 

  • mentorCJAM


    Industry experts, artists, entrepreneurs, and notable alumni will lead mentor sessions with students in small-group settings. Sign up for a mentor session that aligns with your career path. 

Featured Companies 

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Featured Speakers 


Daryl Simmons, Grammy Award Winning Songwriter/Producer


Natalie Weiss, Vocal Performer/Coach, Breaking Down the Riffs


Francisco Granados, Vice President of Creative and A&R, Sony Music Publishing U.S. Latin


Pinar Toprak B.M. ’00, Composer (Captain Marvel, Fortnite)


Amanda Samii B.M. ’09, Senior Vice President of A&R, Capitol Records


Allyson Toy, Senior Manager of Music Community, Twitch


Charlie Tadman, Songwriter and Publishing Relations, Spotify

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Kylie Jefferson B.F.A. ’16, Actress (Netflix's Tiny Pretty Things), Dancer, and Choreographer


Career Jam Presents The Show 

Career Jam 2022 culminates in The Show, curated and produced by Berklee alumni Rob Lewis ’94 (Christina Aguilera, Nickelodeon, MTV, VH1) and Ash Rodriguez ’09 (Lana Del Rey, John Legend, Robin Thicke).

"In this installment of The Show, we challenge the students to completely craft their visions as artists," says Lewis. "We love to assist in the development of these special artists and performers by mentoring and coaching them throughout the process, showing them how to translate their vision to live performance, and encouraging them to continuously discover and enhance their uniqueness to find their place in the ever-changing world of music."



Highlights from Career Jam 2018