LA Study Away Program

LA Study Away Program

LA Study Away Program

Application Form

Deadline to apply: November 29, 2019, 11:59pm

Please fill out this form to apply for the 2020 program:

LA Study Away Program - Application Form


The Radio, Television, & Film Department will be sending 16 students for a two month residency in Los Angeles in the Summer of 2020.  The experience will include a 3 credit cinematography class and a 3 credit internship.  The students who are selected for this will be responsible for the 6 credit summer tuition.  $1000 will be awarded to all accepted students and will go towards their summer tuition.  In addition to the classes, there will be informal meetings with various Rowan alumni working in the industry.  Field trips will be planned to various locations within Los Angeles.
Housing will be provided by AVA Toluca Hills (see below), centrally located between Universal and Warner Brothers Studios, and close to downtown Los Angeles.  Four students will reside in each two bedroom furnished apartment each of which of which comes with complete kitchens.  The apartment complex has two pools and a fitness center.  There will be students from other universities that will also be housed there during the summer.  The costs are also listed below.
This is a wonderful opportunity to experience the a major center for the production of media in the United States.  This is also an opportunity for students who may be considering moving to LA after graduation to investigate living on the west coast.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, feel free to email Keith Brand at

Applications open November 1, 2019
Open to Juniors and Seniors

2.0 Grade point average


$3,327 for the summer (minus $1000 tuition credit)

3 credit Internship (counts toward free electives)

3 credit Cinematography class (counts as upper level production class)

$1000 grant will go towards tuition expenses


$3340 per person based on a 61 day stay.  Apartments are 2 bedrooms with 2 students per bedroom.

  •   4 unassigned, non-reserved parking passes included in the rates
  •   1 fob w/ access to AVA Toluca Hills amenities
  •   4 twin beds in 2 bed – 2 twin beds in 1 bed
  • Fully equipped kitchens

AVA Toluca Hills

AVA Toluca Hills is a newly renovated living space in the diverse energy of Los Angeles – where bars and clubs converge with farmers markets, where sushi meets pizza and music collides with art. Oh yeah, and we’re just minutes away from the 101, 134, and 5 freeways. 

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Student is responsible for transportation from New Jersey to Los Angeles


Students are responsible for their own food while in Los Angeles.  Each apartment comes with a complete kitchen.

Major Media and Internship Websites


Disney/ ABC
Click on Search Jobs, then click filters of "United States & Canada", "California", and "Job Type-Internship"

Click on Find Jobs (top left), then click filters of "United States”, "California", “Universal City” and "Intern"

CBS Corporation

summer semester only

Discovery Communications
spring and summer semesters only
Click on “Internship Programs”, “United States”

Fox Network
Search "By Job Type" and select “Internships”

Dreamworks Animation


Sony Pictures Entertainment
Scroll down and select "Internships" and then "Search Internships". This will bring you to all internships posted. On the location tab on the left, click "Culver City Area, California"

Starz Network
Click "Find a Job", “search openings”. Search by Job Type “and Location.

Time Warner (HBO, Turner Broadcasting, Warner Bros)
Click “Advance Search”, filter by CA and select position type “Intern”,
Click on "Internships" or you can search by the keyword "Intern" and then the filter by state "CA"
Select Jobs at the top, then use the word filter "Intern".

Untitled Entertainment, a management company with offices in New York, Beverly Hills, and London that represents top tier talent working in all areas of the industry including film, TV, theater, digital media, and music, is seeking New York based candidates for its spring 2020 internship program. Intern responsibilities will include reading and covering submitted scripts, managing client materials, tracking projects and industry news, supporting assistants and general administrative tasks. Candidates should have superior communication and writing skills, be eager to learn about the entertainment industry and have the attitude that no task is too small. Because of the small size of our office and the breadth of our client roster, this is an exceptional opportunity to gain hands on experience in talent representation at one of the most highly regarded management companies in the business. This is a part-time, unpaid position and all applicants MUST be enrolled full time in an undergraduate institution, receive school credit, and be available to work at least two full days per week beginning in January. Please email resume and cover letter to:

Silent R Management is a management company of screenwriters and directors based in West Hollywood. Our clients include Barry Jenkins (MOONLIGHT), Matthew Aldrich (COCO), Robin Campillo (BPM), and Bora Kim (HOUSE OF HUMMINGBIRD). We are seeking exceptional, motivated interns. Learn the skills and gain the experience needed to work in the industry- covering scripts, working a desk, and honing your taste. To learn more about our company, visit our website at The internship is unpaid. Please submit resumes to srminterns at 

Both Temple University and Emerson College have extensive lists of LA based internships