HBCU IN LA INTERNSHIP:
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN.

Deadline is December 16th, 2022.

We are looking for the best and brightest diverse student leaders to participate in this historic program. It is for both undergraduate and graduate students from HBCUs and other predominantly minority-serving institutions.

This highly competitive program is open to students of all majors with a genuine interest and passion to pursue a career in the Entertainment, Media, Sports, Music, E-Sports, Communication, and Technology industry. Students accepted into the program will be immersed in an 8-10 week intensive internship experience working behind the scenes with major studios, networks, agencies, record labels, production companies, and other leading industry organizations.

Before you get started, make sure you have all the necessary elements:

  • Current Photo (this will be your official Cohort photo, make it a good one)

  • Resume

  • 2 Letters of Recommendation 

    • We know some references will want to submit the letter directly to the organization and not share it with the applicant. If this is the case, create a note explaining who will be providing your letter of recommendation and upload that to the required field. 

  • Transcript or Proof of Enrollment ( e.g., a copy of your most recent grades or course schedule, a copy of your student I.D., or any other important-looking document, like a receipt of tuition bill, that has your name on it.)

  • Be sure to review all guidelines and rules before completing your application.

  • All forms must be in PDF format.

  • Your Photo must be PNG or JPG

  • Fill out all four sections to complete your application. 

  • Be sure to review all guidelines and rules before completing your application.

  • Make sure you provide all the information before the application period closes on December 16, 2022 / 11:59 PM (PST).  Applications that haven’t been completed by that date will be disregarded.

HOW TO COMPLETE
THE APPLICATION!

01
Complete all tabs of the application.
02
Attach your picture (headshot).
03
Attach a one-page  résumé. (PDF).
04
Include a personal statement: In 300 words share your background and interest to participate in the program. Share how your experience in this summer program will fit into your professional career goals.

05
Attach two letters of recommendation addressed to “HBCU in LA Internship Committee”: At least one Academic letter of recommendation that MUST be on official institutional letterhead that provides the recommender’s contact email and phone number. Be sure to ask professors, advisers, internship supervisors, or job supervisors who can speak to your talents, academic work, and career potential. Recommendations can be sent directly to; info@eicop.org. If your reference would like to submit directly to us, you will need to create a PDF explaining where your reference will be coming from and upload that to the required field.
06
Submit a transcript or proof of enrollment. You must have at least a 3.0 GPA (weighted) to be considered for this program. Students with impressive applications but fail to meet the GPA requirement will still be considered, but will be required to write an additional essay explaining their GPA.

Note: Your headshot must be a JPG file. All other documents must be PDF files.

SELECTION PROCESS

Finalists will be notified by the end of January or early February and will be asked to submit a two-minute video supporting their interest to participate in the program. Finalists will upload their video via YouTube, Vimeo, or a publicly shared Dropbox folder. Private videos and broken links will be disqualified.

All items must be submitted before an application will be considered.

 

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