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  • Research and Projects

    Research & Projects

  • At the School of Media Studies, students study and create work across diverse fields, including documentary and narrative film and media production, multi-platform transmedia narrative and digital storytelling, marketing, media management and research, as well as media advocacy and education. Some focus on scholarly research and writing, while others produce innovative creative work through traditional and emerging media forms.

  • Faculty and Student Work

    Our diverse community of media makers and thinkers produces work that has an impact all over the world.

  • The School of Media Studies offers a variety of venues in which students can present the results of their academic research and creative work such as short films, documentaries, Internet and social media projects, music videos, and radio programs.
  • Making & Learning Opportunities

    The collaborative and inclusive community at the School of Media Studies offers excellent opportunities to practice your creative and practical media making skills. Take advantage of the state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge expertise of the school’s centers and initiatives and forge a strong professional network through internship programs.
    • Internships

      Internships

      Benefit from the extensive worldwide network of media industry leaders. Our notable faculty and alumni can connect you to internships at prestigious companies and organizations in New York City and globally. Recent internship opportunities include The New York Times, VICE Media, GLAAD, Telemundo, and Universal.

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    • Red dog Productions

      Red Dog Productions

      Join a passionate group of Media Studies students and faculty who create top quality multimedia content for and about projects at The New School campus. Red Dog services include video, audio, photography, livestreaming, editing and postproduction for event documentation, commercials, and explainer videos, and trailers and teasers for lectures.

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    • XReality Center

      The XReality Center

      Explore the possibilities of reality-warping technology such as VR and AR. The XReality Center is a research initiative that's collaboratively run by its founder and staff, faculty committee, and student assistants. Its purpose is to advance the study and design innovation of emerging technologies in the areas of virtual, augmented, and mixed realities.

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Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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