New Media Studies

Careers + Internships

Land an internship, work client-based productions, join a club, launch a career.


A New Media Studies degree opens a wide variety of career paths. Recent grads have worked in the following positions:

  • Design Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Applications Systems Analyst
  • Solutions Engineer
  • 1st Assistant Director
  • Video producer
  • Photographer
  • Camera Operator
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • 3D Graphic Artist
  • Web Editor
  • UX-UI Designer
  • Crypto currency exchange coordinator
  • Advertising Lead
  • Event Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Digital Project Manager

Companies and organizations employing our graduates include:

  • Leo Burnett
  • Consumers Energy
  • IBM
  • 9&10 News
  • Great Lakes Loons
  • Aon
  • Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • West Michigan Whitecaps
  • eVideon Healthcare
  • Allied Global
  • Moosejaw
  • Adsync Technologies Inc



The New Media Studies program is built to give you real-life experience in your field with an internship. It can be on or off-campus and tailored to your specific interests and career goals. Some past and present internships have been fulfilled at:

Remember to check Handshake regularly for new postings.

Apply for a Venture Grant to support your applied experience!


BITWORKS: Student Production Company

Bitworks is a student-run media production company that produces videos, designs web-sites, shoots photos and designs graphics for real-world clients. The gigs pay students directly and the valuable experience goes straight into their portfolios. 

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