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Internships

Media and Society majors at HWS have interned with prominent organizations from across the country. Below is a sampling of some of the internships Media and Society students have had.

  • ABC News Radio – New York, N.Y.
  • Alloy Media & Marketing – New York, N.Y.
  • Anthony Road Wine Company – Penn Yan, N.Y.
  • Breakfast Group – London, England
  • Bresette + Company – Portsmouth N.H.
  • Buffalo Bisons – Buffalo, N.Y.
  • CNN – New York, N.Y.
  • Cooper Surgical Inc – Trumbull, Conn.
  • Courier-Journal – Palmyra, N.Y.
  • Customer Portfolios – Boston, Mass.
  • Digitas – London, England
  • Emerging Markets and Corporate Events – New York, N.Y.
  • Empower – New York, N.Y.
  • ESBL Sports Management – Westchester, N.Y.
  • Esquire Magazine – New York, N.Y.
  • Finger Lakes Times – Geneva, N.Y.
  • Focus Features – New York, N.Y.
  • Fox 9 News – Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Fox Run Vineyards – Penn Yan, N.Y.
  • Giraffe Partners – New York, N.Y.
  • Hartford Magazine – West Hartford, Conn.
  • H.M. Mane Solutions – Wilton, Conn.
  • Hobart and William Smith Communications Office – Geneva, N.Y.
  • Kenyon & Kenyon LLP – New York, N.Y.
  • KSC, Inc. – Sarasota, Fla.
  • Lucky Magazine – New York, N.Y.
  • MAGNA Global Trading – New York, N.Y.
  • Management Sciences for Health – Cambridge, Mass.
  • Marketing Resource Consultants – West Hartford, Conn.
  • Marvel Entertainment – New York, N.Y.
  • Merkley + Partners – New York, N.Y.
  • MMA Worldwide and TapouT Magazines – New York, N.Y.
  • Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium – Sarasota, Fla.
  • Nantucket Comedy Festival – Nantucket, Mass.
  • NBC News – Olympics – Beijing, China
  • NBC 10 – Providence, R.I.
  • NEON Entertainment – Buffalo, N.Y.
  • New Deal Studios – Los Angeles, Calif.
  • New Video Group – New York, N.Y.
  • New York Mobile Ads – Rochester, N.Y.
  • News 10 NBC – Rochester, N.Y.
  • Ocean Conservancy – Washington, D.C.
  • Ogilvy&Mather – Beijing, China
  • Partners + Napier – Rochester, N.Y.
  • Polo Ralph Lauren – New York, N.Y.
  • Pure Hockey/Comlax – Boston, Mass.
  • Pure Solo – London, England
  • Ramada Inn – Geneva, N.Y.
  • Random House – New York, N.Y.
  • Rochester Business Journal – Rochester, N.Y.
  • Rochester Rhinos Soccer Team – Rochester, N.Y.
  • Ropes & Gray LLP – New York, N.Y.
  • San Francisco Jewish Film Festival – San Francisco, Calif.
  • Senator Max Baucus of Montana – Washington, D.C.
  • The Smith Opera House – Geneva, N.Y.
  • Strategic Group – New York, N.Y.
  • Stylecaster.com – New York, N.Y.
  • Universal McCann – New York, N.Y.
  • VBS TV – Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • W Magazine – New York, N.Y.
  • Wacovia Center – Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Wetpaint – New York, N.Y.
  • Zoomari Films – New York, N.Y.
Many of our graduates go on to graduate school in the field of media, while others go on to earn an MBA or law degree. Below is a sampling of some of the graduate schools Media & Society majors have attended:

  • Duke University
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • New York University
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Southern California

Graduate Profile: Bradley “Brad” D. Falchuk ’93, L.H.D.’14

Bradley “Brad” D. Falchuk ’93, L.H.D.’14

Emmy Award-winning Writer, Director and Producer; Creator of American Crime Story and American Horror Story

Brad Falchuk has cemented himself as an important creative force in the contemporary “golden era” of television. He discovered his passion for writing, producing and storytelling while taking film classes at HWS. Falchuk wrote a play during his junior year and completed an independent study with Associate Professor of English Elisabeth Lyon where he turned the play into a film that helped him secure admission to graduate school at the American Film Institute (AFI).

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Professional Pathways

HWS graduates have gone on to impressive careers across the media industry. HWS alums are eager to provide guidance for students who are interested in pursuing media-related careers and often participate in campus workshops and off-campus networking events. Below is a sampling of places our graduates have gone on to work:

  • MasterCard
  • Cognac One
  • IHS Markit
  • Market Hall Foods
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Playwrights Horizons
  • Christie’s
  • Walmart Global eCommerce
  • Nielson Catalina Solutions
  • Athenahealth
  • EventQuest
  • John Hancock Financial
  • Morgan Stanley
  • MTV Networks
  • BP America Corp.
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • One Communications
  • Ypartnership
  • JoJo Ware
  • SNAP Productions
  • Artsy’s Art Gallery
  • Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
  • BRTRC Inc.
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • Advantage Human Resourcing
  • Yahoo! Europe
  • Women’s Way
  • CBS
  • Clement USA
  • DreamYard Project
  • METRO New York, Inc.
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • Dutton Children’s Books/Penguin Group
  • Professional School