Elon in LA has been operating for 10 years and provides an excellent opportunity for Elon students to experience the entertainment capital of the world through an internship and class(es). Participation in a Study USA program of 6 credits or more (class plus internship) will fulfill 2 ELR.
All courses are supplemented with master classes from Elon alumni and industry professionals. Elon in LA students have regularly scheduled activities such as, film screenings, behind-the-scenes tours of productions in progress, and mentoring interactions with Elon alumni working and living in Los Angeles. Students are housed in a fully furnished, full-service, secure corporate apartment complex in Burbank-within walking distance of Warner Brothers Studios.
Elon students have interned in a variety of industries and Los Angeles has something to offer students of every major. Past internship sites have included: NBCUniversal, McDonald Selznck Associates, Fox Sports 1, Red Light PR, Ellen DeGeneres Show, Shameless Jewelry, Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Hopeless Records, Paramount Pictures, VH1 Music Talent, Platform Media Group.
The summer program runs for 9 weeks. During the summer, students will have class on Mondays and may intern Tuesday-Friday.
The courses offering in the summer include:
The spring program runs for the full spring semester. In the spring, students take 3-4 classes on Monday and Tuesday and intern around their class schedule.
The courses offered for spring semester include: