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
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
- 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,
- 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,
Did You Know?
Maryann De Leo, a 1977 graduate of the Media & Communications program
within the American Studies Department, was honored with an Oscar in the Documentary
Short Subject category at the 76th Annual Academy Awards for her work as producer
and director of "Chernobyl Heart," a film about the effects of radiation
on the children of Belarus, Russia, 16 years after the infamous nuclear reactor
accident at Chernobyl.
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.
More than 22% percent of Old Westbury's professors have earned among
SUNY's highest honors - the rank of Distinguished Teaching Professor,
Distinguished Service Professor or Chancellor's Award for Excellence
in teaching and service.