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


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 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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The EICOP Alumni Panel is coming to Texas Southern University! Join EICOP Campus Ambassadors, Paris Rainey & Audra Diaz, and the Entertainment Alliance for the EICOP Alumni Panel, here you will hear from Texas Southern University Alumni who have graced EICOP’s HBCU IN LA Summer Internship Program and have since entered the entertainment industry. See event details below.

EICOP Alumni Panel at Texas Southern University
Location: In-Person at TSXU School of Communications Room 123 (MLK Studios)
Date & Time: Thursday, April 18th at 3PM CT

Register for this event now, link in our bio!

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🌟 Join us in celebrating Nicholas Davison, a remarkable alum of the 2017 & 2018 HBCU IN LA program! 🎓✨

In 2019, Davison designed the iconic logo for The Vince Staples Show, which now proudly serves as the official logo for the show on Netflix.

Every time you see the logo, remember it carries an essence of HBCU IN LA! 🎨📺

Huge congratulations, Nicholas! Keep reaching for the stars! 🏆🚀


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The art of acting involves believing that we can become the characters we see portrayed on screen. But what if we took that same state of being and applied it to our day-to-day lives and how we show up in the world? ​​​​​​​​​

Check out Episode #12 of the HBCU IN ENTERTAINMENT, where we introduce you to the acting legend who is shaping the next generation of actors by creating opportunities for diversity in theater, Dr. Tonea Stewart.


#Americantheatreofbeing #actinglegend #Toneastewart #eicop

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