Why MMA

The Media Management Association has over 200 members with a variety of industry experience and interests. We provide various resources to prepare and support students considering or pursuing a career in the Media and Entertainment industry.

OFFICE VISITS

MMA members get exclusive access to weekly NYC Office Visits to some of the city's most amazing media companies including Epix, BuzzFeed, Viacom, NBCUniversal, Instagram, Digiday, Bloomberg and many more!

OFFICE VISITS
WEST COAST TREK
WEST COAST TREK
WEST COAST TREK

MMA's annual Los Angeles Media Trek takes place in early January and provides students with access to executives in areas such as film, television, new media, and video games. During the four-day visit, the group visits several companies, attends a CBS alumni networking event, and meets up with other students from UCLA, Sloan, and MIT at an inter-school mixer. Past company visits have included: Disney, NBCUniversal, Warner Brothers, 

Lionsgate, Netflix, Paramount and Hulu.

CAREER RESOURCES
CAREER RESOURCES

MMA is one of the most critical career resources for CBS students interested in pursuing careers in the media industries. Support and resources include jobs board, interview questions databases, internship directory, mentorship programs, workshops and career bootcamps.

MEDIA CONFERENCE

CBS, in partnership with NYU Stern, hosts the annual Media and Entertainment Conference in New York City. The conference provides an educational and informative forum for discussions around the present & future state of media and entertainment. The conference attracts hundreds of MBAs and media professionals across the country for its networking opportunities, keynote speakers, and panels. Head to our Conference page for more details!

MEDIA CONFERENCE
MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

CBS is home to the premier MBA Media & Technology Program amongst top tier business schools. The goal of the program is to give media and technology focused students continuous access to an evolving curriculum, research and executives in the capital of the media industry. MMA works in close partnership with The Media & Technology Program to enhance the CBS media experience. Please visit our Media & Technology Program page for more information.

MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
CASE COMPETITIONS
CASE COMPETITIONS

MMA participates annually in a number of Media & Technology Case Competitions across the country. CBS has won a number of competitions including UCLA's Paramount Case Competition and CBS Interactive Launch's Case Competition. MMA also hosts a Columbia University wide Media Hackathon.

CAMPUS SPEAKERS

Throughout the year, MMA organizes a variety of speaker events and panel discussions. 

 

Past speakers include:

  • Bob Bakish, President and CEO, Viacom

  • Matt Blank, Chairman, Showtime Networks

  • Nick Denton, former CEO, Gawker Media

  • Mark Thompson, CEO, The New York Times

  • Jared Grusd, CSO, Snap, Inc.

CAMPUS SPEAKERS
BREAKFAST SERIES
BREAKFAST SERIES

Mentoring breakfasts bring together senior executives with a small group of first- and second-year students for an informal discussion of current trends in the industry as well as career paths and opportunities. Past executives include:

  • Matan Ariel '11, Digital Entertainment Agency Team Lead, Google

  • Ross Clark '10, VP, Business Development, Operations, and Strategy for EPIX

  • James Rosenstock, EVP International and Corporate Development, Vice

SOCIAL EVENTS
SOCIAL EVENTS

Throughout the year, MMA hosts a number of social events on and off campus. MMA works to establish a community of individuals who are interested in the same professional and social interests from music concerts to movie premieres to media festivals to trips to Sundance, MMA members love to spend time enjoying all things media. 

NETWORKING EVENTS

MMA works to present members with opportunities to network inside and beyond the CBS community. Members enjoy networking opportunities and events with CBS's Executive MBAs, Alumni, Industry Leaders, other Business Schools and more.

NETWORKING