Television and Film students at St. John's gain direct
experience at the state-of-the-art broadcast studios on our Queens
campus, which include computer animation and other cutting-edge
technologies needed for success in the broadcast industries.
Students also enjoy outstanding internship opportunities thanks
to our faculty's extensive professional connections in the New York
area's world-class television, radio and film industries.
Our students have interned at CNN, MTV, HBO and other leading media
organizations throughout the New York City metropolitan area.
Students gain an academic and professional edge by joining any
of St. John's more than 180 student
clubs and organizations. The College of Professional Studies
offers membership in clubs and societies of special interest to
Television and Film majors:
- St. John's University Television Club (WRED):
Members prepare for the competitive television/media industry
by providing access to St. John's state-of-the-art equipment.
Students are able to write, direct, product, edit and act in video
- Communication Arts Film Society: Members
write, produce and shoot their own 16mm motion pictures; run weekly
film screenings; and engage in various motion picture-related
- WSJU: The student-run campus radio station
offering academic credit and practical broadcast experience for
students interested in the field of radio.
Students also may qualify for any of St.
John's varied honor societies. For example, Television and Film
majors can apply to
The College of Professional Studies Honor Society, which
recognizes undergraduates who demonstrate academic excellence and
involvement in campus, community and church activities.
All new students receive their own wireless laptop
computer with full access to the University's award-winning
network. Other facilities include high-tech classrooms,
laboratories and our 1.7 million-volume University Library. Our new D’Angelo
Center is a five-story, 127,000-square-foot University and
Student Center with classrooms, lecture halls, a Starbucks Café and
a full-service food court.
Students take advantage of St. John’s location
in dynamic New York City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to
employers and other professional and educational resources
throughout the New York area. Students also make New York their
classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Students also benefit from St. John's focus on
an international academic experience. The University offers
abroad courses during the academic year as well as the winter
and summer semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome,
Italy, campus and Paris,