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Minisode 5: Freelancing – Season 2, Ep. 5

For the fifth iteration of the career miniseries with Dr. Blaire, Koerner, we are discussing Freelancing.

Freelancing is tough because it can make up the entirety of a career, a small part, or a big part. Regardless of how much freelancing you find yourself pursuing, there are some essential skills that you must have. Organization is one. Interpersonal skills are another. Listen to the full episode to hear about taxes and other topics that might not immediately come to mind.

Host: Stephen Biegner
Guest: Dr. Blaire Koerner, IML Assistant Director
Mixing, Mastering: Stephen Biegner
Intro & Incidental Music: Stephen Biegner
Outro Music: Alexa Silverman
Transcript: Emma Gierszal


Here’s an article about 10 Things You Should Know about 1099s we used.

Here’s an article about why you should keep track of all your gig payments.

This blog post from the Freelancer’s Union talks about the new standard deduction for freelancers.

And here’s a link to the Eastman Gig Service.

To make an appointment with Blaire (grad students/alum) or Stephen (undergrads):

Current Students – can sign up via Handshake

Alumni – email

Contact Stephen with questions, comments, or ideas for new episodes.

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