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.

HBCU in LA Virtual Tour

We’re bringing our HBCU in LA College Tour to you virtually this fall! By joining our virtual tour, you can take that first step to a rewarding career in the entertainment, media, music, sports, or technology industry.


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


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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 Internship Program provides 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.


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Join us on Thursday, September 28th to hear directly from recruiters discuss what they are looking for in an applicant.

Register now through the link in our bio to join this session! A zoom link will be provided upon registration.


A vision larger than life. 💡

Today as we celebrate Stacy Milner we want to recognize the milestones she has accomplished within her career. Through her hard work she created EICOP and its summer programs HBCU IN LA & HBCU IN NY, and soon to come HBCU IN ATL.

Thank you for your hardwork Stacy! Cheers to you!


Hey Howard University 👋🏾, EICOP and Activision are on the way! 🚙

On Wednesday, September 27th , Activision/Blizzard Kings Early Careers and the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP) are hosting an informational session for students to learn more about technology in Entertainment. This panel will be joined by Activision Chief Operating Officer, Josh Taub. See the entire event details below.

EICOP Presents: A Talk with Josh Taub
Wednesday, September 27th , 2023 | 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Howard University - Lewis K. Downing Building Reading Room 2019

Register now! Link in our bio. 🔗

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