The New Media Studies program has over a decade of experience placing students in new media fields, both in industry and in academe.
NMS alumni hold jobs in a wide variety of industries. Recent NMS graduates hold a diversity of job titles, including the following:
- User Experience Coordinator
- Multimedia Producer
- Social Media Associate (Content Strategist)
- Digital Media Project Manager
- User Interface Designer
- Associate Director of Athletic Communication
Moreover, NMS students often move on to competitive doctoral programs. A recent NMS graduate is currently doing PhD coursework in digital humanities; another alumnus who went on to complete a PhD in communication recently began a tenure track job in media studies.
The NMS alumni network has also assisted new graduates with job placement, and the program coordinates a robust Facebook group that connects current students with alumni, new media meet-ups, and available positions in new media fields.