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Information About Our Undergraduate Program

Resources for Current Students

Looking for Career information, assistance with resume writing, interviewing skills,...? Be sure to stop off and visit the Career Development Center!

Resources for Prospective Students

If you're considering enrolling as a freshman or thinking of transfering into our program, you might want to explore these available resources.

Important Internship Resources

  • Internship Handbook
    The Intern Handbook contains policies and procedures for seeking and applying for the required Senior Internship.
  • Intern Handbook

  • EM Students On Their Internships

    The Electronic Media Department is extremely proud of our Senior Internship program, which offers students real-world experience where they can apply what they've learned. This capstone experience offers full-time, full-semester experiences at one of over 100 intern locations covering Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and more.

    Charles Hanlon interned at Propulsion Media Labs in Malvern, PA. Charlie will graduate at the end of the Spring 2014 semester.

    Devin Raventos served her internship at Take One Productions in Lancaster. Devin will graduate at the end of the Spring 2014 semester.

    Matthew Carson interned at WPVI-TV 6ABC in Philadelphia in their Creative Services Department. Matt graduated in the Summer 2013 and is now working Freelance Cameraman for the Delaware 87ers.

    Andy Wlazewski finished out his internship with the Reading Royals in Reading, PA. Andy graduated in May, 2013 and is now the Creative Services and Marketing Assistant with the Royals.

Sample Student Productions

    Students in various classes produce programming which airs on several different cable systems serving the surrounding areas. Other students produce projects for their own learning experience. Check out a sampling of some of their work.

  • Dept. of Electronic Media YouTube channel

Eye on Alumni

We have hundreds of alumni who have moved on into successful careers both in and out of the field of electronic media. We'd like to share some of their stories.

Rebecca Murga, 2002 EM Alum

Rebecca Murga works in Los Angeles as a writer, producer, and director while also serving as a Captain and Public Affairs Officer in the Army Reserve. She is both an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran.

       

She has been published by the New York Times, The Global Journal, The Morning Call, the San Jose Mercury, and her photography has been exhibited in galleries across the country. She has produced and directed for Mundo Fox, ABC, and the Pentagon Channel. Rebecca is completing a Documentary Film titled Patriotas: A look at the lives of Latinos serving in the military released in Dec 2013.

As a speaker and veteran advocate she has spoken to crowds of over 600 regarding a woman's experience in the military and veterans issues. Rebecca works closely with non-profit organizations such as Women's Veterans Connect and NCIRE to help promote and support veterans across the country.

She is a member of Veterans in Film and Television and has a small brown dog named Juno who doesn't listen to her at all.

As part of ABC's annual "Home for the Holidays" campaign, and in support of Disney's company-wide "Heroes Work Here" initiative, which served as the foundation for a recent Veteran's hiring event at Walt Disney World featuring a keynote address by First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama, ABC honored our military veterans with several new elements this year by premiering five short films written, directed, and produced by U.S. Veterans highlighting the creative work from our military servicemen and women.

Five talented U.S. Veterans with aspirations to work in the entertainment industry were selected to create digital short films which will be thematically centered around U.S. Veterans coming home this holiday season. As part of the initiative, these five U.S. Veteran storytellers and their short films were mentored throughout the creative process by experienced creative teams from some of ABC's most successful series. The five short films began to debut on ABC.com in November, and served as the kick-off for the "Home for the Holidays" campaign.

In addition to the five digital short films, "Home for the Holidays" will continue its tradition in welcoming our veterans' home through holiday greetings from some of ABC's biggest names. This year, the seven-time Grammy award-winning group, Lady Antebellum, recorded a cover of "Celebrate Me Home," which is the official anthem of ABC's "Home for the Holidays."

Captain Rebecca Murga's production, THE LETTER, was mentored by Jeannine Renshaw (executive producer, "Grey's Anatomy") and Armand Mastroianni (Director, "The Celestine Prophecy," "Touched By An Angel," "Stephen King's Dead Zone")

Rebecca's film tells the heartwarming story of a little girl who writes a letter to Santa. She is angry at Santa because every Christmas she doesn't get what she asks for. This year, the only thing she wants is for her mother, who is deployed to Afghanistan, to come back home for Christmas.

        

"I want people to understand there are women out there who give up a lot to serve their country.They leave behind their kids, families, and homes, and don't ask for recognition or awards. They are strong women that walk around the streets, women you would pass by and never even notice, but women who would lay down their lives for their country, just like a man would. And, in some cases, they did pay the ultimate sacrifice. Those are the type of stories that need to be told". - Rebecca Jill Murga

Check out her film "The Letter" by clicking on the link below!

The Letter

Alumni Links

    We invite our alumni to use the link below (or go directly to "Links" above) to access current and past editions to SEGUE, our alumni newsletter, homecoming pictures, and a variety of other links to department resources that may be of interest.

  • Alumni Links

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