NCCC Success Stories

Employers SAY...

"Our co-op student is able to perform all required tasks on his own and in many instances has implemented processes to make them more efficient. His efforts have made us better at what we do. He is diligent, efficient, eager, meets deadline, and performs at a very high level."

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport

Communications and Digital Media
Delaney McBroom
Degree Level: Associate
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Design and Imaging Technology

Social Media and Photographer

I realized that this school is perfect for me. I learned a lot about myself at RIT/NTID and I encourage everyone who is attending to meet as many people as they can and to be as involved. There is so much to do at RIT/NTID!

Communications and Digital Media
Katelyn Hawton
Degree Level: Bachelor
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Design and Imaging Technology

Graphic Design Intern

Katelyn's advice for the students who are in the design program is to be open to feedback.

Communications and Digital Media
Keara Mangan
Degree Level: Bachelor
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Film and Animation

Intern at NASA Glenn Research Center

Keara's advice is not to be afraid to ask for help if you're stuck on a project.

Communications and Digital Media
Andrea Miranda
Degree Level: Associate
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3D Graphics Technology

Motion Capture Team 2020

Andrea's advice is to be open-minded when learning and to try new things. In every position there is room for growth and improvement.

Communications and Digital Media
Aileen Modesto
Degree Level: Bachelor
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3D Graphics Technology

Motion Capture Team 2020

Aileen's advice to students going on co-op is to take it seriously and invest a lot of their time in it because there are so many benefits and a lot of new things to learn.

Communications and Digital Media
Andrew Smith
Degree Level: Bachelor
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3D Digital Design

Motion Capture Team 2020

Andrew's advice is not to be afraid to try new things; supervisors will appreciate students taking initiatives and being open to trying new things.

Communications and Digital Media
Malia Christenson
Degree Level: Associate
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Design and Imaging Technology

Creative Designer

Malia's advice is to believe in yourself as others will see your hard work and education come through, and people will see what you have learned along the way.

Communications and Digital Media
Miko Arayata
Degree Level: Associate
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Design and Imaging Technology - AAS

Multimedia Designer, Photographer, Videographer

Miko Arayata enjoys using his design skills to create materials that tell a story for his clients.

Communications and Digital Media
Keith Delk
Degree Level: Bachelor
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New Media Design - BFA

Digital Media Coordinator

RIT/NTID alumnus Keith Delk works as a creative professional in a fast moving digital world.

Communications and Digital Media
Curtis Martin
Degree Level: Associate
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Design and Imaging Technology - AOS

Graphic designer/photographer

On co-op, Curtis Martin applied his design and imaging technology training and enjoyed a number of new experiences that helped him build a professional portfolio to share with potential employers.

Communications and Digital Media
Hoa (Kim) Hoang
Degree Level: Associate
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Graphic Design - AS

Graphic Design

Kim Hoang feels confident about her future in graphic design because her time at RIT/NTID and her co-op have provided the background she needs to be successful.

Communications and Digital Media
Tachief Pollard
Degree Level: Bachelor
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Video Editor/Graphic Designer/Web Encoder

Tachief Pollard's summer co-op gave him the opportunity to use his skills to benefit the deaf community.

Communications and Digital Media
Leah Murray
Degree Level: Associate
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Arts & Imaging Studies

Graphic Designer

The challenges of using color and balance to enhance design motivated Leah Murray to work harder.

Communications and Digital Media
Steven Wilson
Degree Level: Associate
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Visual Communication Studies - AOS

Commercial Producer

On co-op, Steven Wilson found something he truly loved doing.

Communications and Digital Media
Jamaal Brown
Degree Level: Bachelor
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Communication - BS

Sports Journalist

Jamaal Brown parlays his writing skills and his passion for being a reporter into a job in digital media for sports business.

Communications and Digital Media
Gabriela Perrusquia
Degree Level: Associate
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Visual Communications Studies - AOS

Graphic Designer

Gabriela Perrusquia used her graphic design skills to help clients achieve their goals.

Communications and Digital Media
Megan Clegg
Degree Level: Bachelor
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Graphic Design - BFA

Junior Graphic Designer

A prime example of the growing influence of social media, Megan Clegg found her job on Twitter.