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  • Program Benefits

    Whether you’ve been working for a few years or are just finishing an undergraduate degree, the 10-month Interactive Media program will power your career to the next level. You’ll study design, theory and create interactive projects as you develop multimedia skills valued by a wide-range of employers. Brook Corwin '10 explains the importance of his degree

  • Digital Media Workshop

    It all starts with a three-week crash course where you’ll navigate the latest industry standard software and equipment, and begin to learn skills you’ll use throughout the program. Work together with your new classmates and get to know professors who will soon become mentors.

  • Winter Fly-in

    Students spend January in countries such as Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico, Iceland, Portugal, England and Cuba. Students work in teams capturing interviews, photographs, audio and video to help nonprofits build community recognition, increase volunteer efforts and boost fundraising by creating websites, social media content and other online marketing tools. Learn more

  • Student Work

    During the annual capstone exhibition, students share their semester-long thesis projects, which include educational websites, interactive videos, mobile/tablet apps, and more. Sam Kahle ’15 created a virtual reality experience, named “Luna," that teaches users about the phases of the moon

  • Careers

    Interactive Media alumni work in a variety of fields all across the country. Ninety-two percent of recent graduates were employed within four months of graduation. Alumni land jobs in New York, LA, Austin, Boston, San Francisco, Chicago and Charlotte. Learn more

  • Network

    The program provides frequent exposure to industry trends and professional practices. Companies including ESPN, SocialFlow, Smithsonian Institution, Tiffany & Co. and Razorfish send representatives to visit and network with iMedia students.

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Elon’s 10-month, full-time program prepares graduates to think strategically across media platforms; plan and create interactive media content consisting of text, images, sounds, video and graphics; and manage information for interactive news, entertainment and persuasive communications.

Students learn from award-winning professors, build their own interactive media projects in state-of-the-art facilities, and help chart the future of media communication. All in less than a year. All at Elon.
 

 

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News

PR executives charge students to be ‘unapologetically you’ when working in the industry

In partnership with the PR Council, the School of Communications hosted its PR Agency Careers Diversity and Inclusion Panel Discussion on Feb. 25. The wisdom session and ensuing networking reception featured strategic communications and human resources executives from W20 Group, Ketchum, Weber Shandwick, Taylor Global, FleishmanHillard, Finsbury and EP+Co.

Communications majors ‘get connected’ at internship and career expo

The 2019 Communications Internship Showcase & ePortfolio Review drew 35 organizations to the School of Communications on Feb. 12 to meet with students seeking internships, employment opportunities and career advice.

Coming full circle: Mitch Pittman ’09 accompanies iMedia students to Cuba

The longtime broadcast journalist joined Senior Lecturer Randy Piland to offer professional expertise and guidance to Interactive Media students traveling abroad as part of a Winter Term course.

iMedia students share 'fly-in' projects for the public good

Graduate students in the Interactive Media master’s program aided organizations, communities and individuals in Colombia, Cuba, Dominica and Ecuador during their Winter Term course.

Elon Interactive Media alumna Ashley Deese Eldredge G'13 named a Forbes "30 Under 30" honoree

The Forbes award recognizes outstanding young leaders in the field of digital gaming.

Communications faculty present research at ISSOTL conference in Norway

Associate Professors Derek Lackaff, Phillip Motley and Amanda Sturgill attended the 2018 International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning conference, which attracts international scholars and educators to share recent work and to discuss how to advance the future of higher education.