Finding internships and hands-on learning (and the correct freeway exits!) in a semester at the heart of the entertainment industry with the LA Program.About this blog
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Wow, I can’t believe I was at the Nokia Theatre on Nov. 30 watching the AMAs in person.
I have the ICLA program to thank for that awesome opportunity. Back in September, being seat fillers for the Creative Arts Emmys was one of the events that Jon, the residence director and student event planner for the program, coordinated for the students. He asked me and another student to...
Saturday, November 19, 2011
One big selling point for me to do the ICLA program was that there were no credit-transfer forms to fill out like you have to do for classes taken through study-abroad affiliate programs. I loved knowing that I could take the same classes in LA that I would have had to take at the home campus anyway.
The classes at the ICLA center are perfectly set up to work with students’...
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
When most people who haven’t been to LA think of the city, they probably imagine putting their hands in the imprints outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre or taking pictures next to those pink stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
I admit I did all that during my first week here. But now, I almost feel like a local – sitting in traffic and going to iconic areas for work...
Thursday, October 6, 2011
When on the verge of a new opportunity, I tend to jump into it full throttle, to almost leap without looking. I’m an Aries — we’re headstrong, often fearless, and get a rush out of embarking on new adventures.
So, when I was accepted into the ICLA program, I decided I wanted to intern in TV production, not at a newspaper or magazine like I had been doing the past two...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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