The Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP) is a non-profit educational arts workforce development program. We are dedicated to educating, training, and recruiting the best and brightest diverse student leaders from our nation’s Historically Black Colleges, Universities (HBCUs) and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) for careers across all aspects of the entertainment, media, sports, music and technology industries.

The MPA partnered with the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP) to launch the MPA-EICOP Entertainment Law & Policy Fellowship — an entertainment-focused law and policy program that is dedicated to advancing the cause of diversity, inclusion, and equity in the entertainment industry.

Support HBCU Scholars in their future career endeavors!
Help create access to career development, critical internships, and housing in Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta.


Learn more about our program and how you can participate in future cohorts


Join us by hosting internships at your company


Support our mission and help transform the entertainment industry with us!


In 2017 under the Obama administration, EICOP joined forces with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and launched its signature program, HBCU IN LA™.

The HBCU IN LA®, HBCU IN NY™, and HBCU IN ATL™ Internship Programs provide a select group of diverse student leaders the opportunity to participate in a paid 8-10-week immersive internship. Providing experience essential for launching and leveraging a career inside Hollywood’s coveted inner circle.

The program focuses on placing talented students in competitive internships with major studios, networks, production, and talent agencies.


Making a Difference




Schools Reached


Industry Partners

EICOP Instagram

The Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program extends our deepest condolences to the victims of the mass shooting at Morgan State University. It`s crucial that we stand against gun violence and work towards creating safer and more equitable environments, especially on our college campuses. Our prayers are with Morgan State University and the Baltimore community as they navigate this challenging time.


On Thursday, October 5th , join us to hear from recruiters and employees from businesses such as Dreamworks Animation, The Walt Disney Company, Activision and more, speak on the opportunities for technology students in the entertainment space.

Through the link in our bio!

Join us for a special Partner Spotlight Session featuring NBCUniversal`s Media Tech team on October 3rd, 2023, at 4PM PST/7PM EST.

During this session, you`ll have the opportunity to connect with NBCUniversal and discover what it`s like to #InternatNBCU. Learn about the exciting technical roles available for the upcoming summer.

Don`t miss this chance to gain insights into the world of media and technology at NBCUniversal. Register through the link in our bio!

This error message is only visible to WordPress admins
There has been a problem with your Instagram Feed.

EICOP Events

february, 2024

Student Stories