L.A. Intensive

Summer 2023 Dates TBC ~ Applications Coming Soon!

You've graduated. Now what? Planning a move to Los Angeles? Want to learn about career opportunities in the entertainment industry? Want to find a job in the entertainment industry? L.A. Intensive is the program for you.

Jumpstart Your Career!

  • Ask the pros

    • Get hands-on career advice from industry professionals
    • Learn about a range of career opportunities in the entertainment industry
    • Panel discussions with industry professionals

  • Go inside Hollywood

    • See how television productions are made
    • Find out what happens behind the scenes in Hollywood
    • Experience the nuts and bolts of the film business

  • Discover L.A.

    Learn about the geographic and cultural resources of Los Angeles

"I learned more in a few days than I did in three years at University!"
—Christina, LA Intensive 2013 Alumna

Registration Process

Application Requirements

1. Completed online application form with essay questions

2. Current résumé

3. Unofficial college (or high school) transcript – If you haven’t received grades from your current college, please include your high school transcript (or previous school transcript) along with a list of your current classes.

4. Photo for identification – Photo should be ID-style, of face only, with a light background and no headwear or other items/people in the photo. Format: jpeg; minimum dimensions: 300×420 pixels; maximum file size: 1 mb.

5. Non-refundable application fee of $55


Completed applications are reviewed by The American Pavilion Selection Committee on a rolling basis. Candidates who meet all of the requirements for admission will be contacted for an interview and notified of a decision on a first come, first served basis.

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Conditions of Acceptance

If accepted into the program, a non-refundable deposit of $500 is due within 1 week of acceptance to hold your spot.

The balance of $2,995 is due no later than June 1, 2023. Please note that all fees are non-refundable.

Failure to comply with the above stated conditions may result in forfeiting your place in the program.


Adherence to all COVID-19 safety protocols will be required. Depending upon conditions at the time of travel, this could include proof of vaccination, masking, and/or frequent testing. We will keep participants updated regarding policies and safety measures put forth by the CDC.

Important Info:

Application Deadline: May 1, 2023
Program Fee Final Due Date: June 1, 2023

LAI Program Fee: $3,495

Program Dates: Summer 2023 – TBC

Flight/Travel Arrangements:

If accepted to the Program, students are responsible for travel arrangements to and from Los Angeles.

Program Fee includes:

  • Eight nights of shared accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner each day
  • Tour of Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, The San Fernando Valley and beach media district
  • Panel discussions with industry professionals
  • Tours of entertainment industry businesses
  • Private studio tours
  • Sitcom, talk show, and/or game show taping
  • Career workshop
  • End of program networking party

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