Beyond Graduation

FIT is internationally recognized for the quality of its programs and the caliber of its graduates. Our students are connected through a faculty of industry professionals and extensive networking opportunities. As a result, you’ll benefit from a higher than average job placement rate.

Career Paths

When you graduate with an Advertising and Marketing Communications (AMC) degree, you will have many options. For example, our graduates work in advertising, public relations, broadcasting, marketing, media, journalism, and digital and e-commerce fields. Within those fields, our graduates are employed as advertising account managers, brand managers, broadcast production directors, copywriters, journalists, media planners/buyers, publicists, and special events planners.

Graduates have found positions at a wide variety of companies, including Calvin Klein, ELLE, MTV, Nike, Target, HBO, JWT, and Joseph Abboud. Many grads also work at companies where they’ve interned, since internships often turn into permanent jobs when students graduate.

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Going Back to Her Roots

Abi Ishola-Ayodeji, Advertising and Marketing Communications '04, explores the volatile history of Nigeria in the 1990's in her novel, Patience Is a Subtle Thief, which highlights the political turbulence and scams that became prevalant during this time period.

I wanted to explore the motivation behind this behavior and its origins in Nigeria before foreigners had become the target. Sometimes poverty is involved, or greed.

Abi Ishola-Ayodeji

Advertising and Marketing Communications '04
Abi Ishola-Ayodeji, Advertising and Marketing Communications '04

Read more about Abi Ishola-Ayodeji and her fascinating book exploring a pivotal time in recent Nigerian history.

Where Are They Now?

Our Advertising and Marketing Communications program offers excellent learning opportunities that provide the skills essential to their success in their professional endeavors. 

Asiah James, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’15

Guiding Corporate Strategy at Condé Nast

It takes creativity and a nimble attitude to thrive in an increasingly splintered media landscape. No one understands this better than Asiah James, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’15. As director of corporate strategy and partnerships at Condé Nast, she leverages her intricate knowledge of the complex media-channel ecosystem to engage advertisers who want to target diverse audiences such as LGBTQ+ and Black readers.

Raina Falcon

Building Buzz for Max Shows

Raina Falcon, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’05, is the senior vice president of publicity at Max and handles almost all aspects of rolling out new shows.

LaToya Shambo

Spreading the Wealth to Black Influencers

LaToya Shambo, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’07, took on the mission to address the disparity of diverse bloggers and influencers and founded Black Girl Digital in 2016.

Jennifer Ferrise

Always InStyle

Learn how Jennifer Ferrise, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’11, Fashion Merchandising Management ’09 , keeps her finger on the pulse of pop culture for InStyle’s digital channels.

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Contact Us

If you have questions about this program, please reach out.

Advertising and Marketing Communications
Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology
Business and Liberal Arts Center, Room B403
(212) 217-4470