Hands-On Experiences and Student Jobs

Emerging Media and Technology students find opportunities to gain hands-on experience within many areas and departments of Kent State University’s vibrant campus. You might find a student job that lets you use the skills you’re learning in the classroom, experiment with emerging technologies within a Student Media publication, work on a web-based project for a community partner at IdeaBase  — and so much more!

This page includes links to some of the most common Kent State units where Emerging Media and Technology students gain hands-on experience on campus.

Kent State's student-powered agency: Gain experience working on  projects with campus and community clients through paid positions in:

  • Web design
  • Web and app development
  • Project management
  • User experience

Training program through the Division of Information Technology: Train along Kent State professionals and work in the following areas on-campus: 

  • Programming
  • Data
  • User Experience/Design
  • Network and cyber security

Collaborate on social media, website and app development, immersive storytelling and more: Emerging Media and Technology major can contribute to Kent State Media's:

  • Daily newscast and webcast
  • News website
  • Magazines
  • Student film support
  • Online radio station

Kent State's in-house production unit trains and employs students. Apply your tech skills in broadcast engineering, live events, video and more by working on:

  • Live production of university events and Esports matches
  • Marketing and promotional videos
  • Mid-American Conference (MAC) games on ESPN+
  • Video board production of athletic events
  • Design / installation of custom video and digital signage systems