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Real World Experience

Through its internship program, the Media & Communications program places students at newspapers, magazines, television outlets, and radio stations where they apply techniques and concepts learned in the classroom in the real-world media environment.

With the College's proximity to Long Island's commercial centers and metropolitan New York City, students have the advantage of identifying the experience that best suits their talents and goals. Here's just a short list of some of the places where Old Westbury Media & Communications students have recently interned:

  • ABC News, New York, N.Y.
  • Anton Community Newspapers, Mineola, N.Y.
  • Automobile Club of New York, Garden City, N.Y.
  • Fox News Channel, New York, N.Y.
  • MTV, New York, N.Y.
  • MWW Group, New York, N.Y.
  • New York Mets, Flushing, N.Y.
  • News 12 Long Island, Bethpage, N.Y.
  • Newsday, Melville, N.Y.
  • Sony Music Distribution, New York, N.Y.
  • Suffolk Life Newspapers, Riverhead, N.Y.
  • USA Network, New York, N.Y.

For more information on internships available to American Studies and Media & Communications majors, contact Professor Karl Grossman, Academic Village B-321, (516) 876-3107, grossmank@oldwestbury.edu.

 


Did You Know?

Seniors, Kacey-Ann Thompson and Emmanuel Konde of the Biological Sciences Department, earned recognition at the 14th annual New York State Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program Conference.

Among SUNY's comprehensive colleges, Old Westbury ranks among the highest in science and engineering funding to support competitive scientific research. Funding for research is provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the New York State Department of Education.

35 Old Westbury students gave up their traditional Spring Break rituals in 2006 and instead volunteered their time and effort in New Orleans to aid recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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