School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts


The Magner Career Center

The Magner Career Center is here to help prepare students for their careers after college.

Some of the services provided include: resume review, cover letter review, mock interviews, job search, LinkedIn profile development, networking, internship/job fairs and group mentoring sessions. All services are virtual and available to students during Covid-19.


Television/Comic Book Writer



Freelancer Videographer

The Met Museum

Recent graduates of the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts at Brooklyn College who actively prepared for their career by participating in internships and using The Magner Career Center's services have found career success after graduation.

Graduates since 2004 have held positions which have included:

  • on-air overnight host for Z100

  • media coordinator for Viacom Media Networks

  • digital associate producer at NBC Nightly News

  • technical operator at The Madison Square Garden Company

  • associate producer at ABC News

  • publishing approvals coordinator at Disney Publishing Worldwide

  • coordinator at Acquisitions Focus Features

  • production manager and special events manager at Nickelodeon

  • digital media coordinator at Brooklyn Academy of Music

  • senior digital production manager at Warner Music Group.

  • And so much more!

The School of Visual Media and Performing Arts works closely with the Magner Career Center to offer events and services designed to prepare students for a successful career.

Through partnerships with employers, alumni, faculty, and staff, the Magner Career Center develops programs to meet the specific needs of the students in the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts.

"Now, let's get started.

Starting your career can be scary, so let me help.

I encourage every student that sees me to check out our upcoming events and company visits. We have a lot of career panels that include important information that is beneficial to starting your career.

If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment to go over your resume or your career goals, please call 718 951 5696.

-Michael Sarrao, Assistant Director of Career and Employer Engagement & Career Liason



Location: Currently remote during Covid-19

Phone: 718.951.5696

Instagram: @MagnerMike1

Michael Sarrao

Assistant Director for Career and Employer Engagement

Career Liason to the School of Visual, Media and Performing Arts

Alumni Mentoring Program Manager


Specialty Areas:

  • Professional Skills Training Program

  • Marketing

  • Publicity

  • Company Visits

  • Career Panels

  • Alumni Mentoring

  • Career Education and Training