The new media management program has unique events and programming both in and out of the classroom that offer students the opportunity to network with media professionals, learn about the industry and build skills with hands-on experience.
New York City Immersion
During this four-day trip to Syracuse University’s Fisher Center in the media capital of the world, new media management students hear from alumni and industry professionals who speak about their career paths, current projects and trends and how to build essential hard and soft skills. Students also attend site visits to media companies and agencies such as Meta, iHeartRadio, NBC/Universal and Innovid.
CES—“the most influential tech event in the world” — is a trade show that brings together the world’s biggest brands to show off their breakthrough technologies and media innovations. As a new media management student, you will have the chance to attend the show in Las Vegas through one of four Newhouse CES Fellowships. Before the event, the fellows research companies that will be there to identify trends. While there, you will work with Newhouse’s Advanced Media Professor in Residence Shelly Palmer and participate in tours on the show floor. The research conducted by the fellows will also be published in a trends guide after CES.
Access to media professionals and alumni is unparalleled in the new media management program. In and out of classes, students will hear from and network with the best in the media business. With an emphasis on emerging media, these speakers help students both understand the quickly evolving media and communications industry and how to get a job in a profession they will lead. Past speakers include:
Competitions, Entrepreneurship and More
New media management students have numerous opportunities to work with startups, participate in competitions to win money to fund business ideas and gain entrepreneurial experience: