Los Angeles Film & Television Internship-Only Program (Summer)

The Los Angeles summer internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to spend 10 weeks working in the fields of film and television. Students intern full time for networks, studios, or other companies that specialize in film or television production, development, casting, or related areas.

This internship-only option gives students the possibility to work professionally in the heart of the film and television industries.

Internship Courses

Students enroll in a 4-credit internship placement. The course number will depend on the field of specialization in which students complete their internships. Placements are contingent upon the student’s past experience, professional interests, and available opportunities in any given semester; flexibility is essential.

COM FT493/494 (4 credits)

Opportunity for students to gain professional experience at television and radio stations, film and video production houses, and other media institutions.

Program Details

  • Open to competitive juniors, seniors, and graduate students
  • The internship placements are rigorous and demand a serious commitment
  • Admissions requirements for all programs
Program Dates
  • Summer Term: Late May to early August
  • Upon successful completion of the program, students earn four Boston University credits.
Application Deadlines
  • Summer Term: March 1

Download a description of the Los Angeles Film and Television Internship-Only Program.

Program Faculty & Staff

The Boston University Los Angeles programs are administered by staff in both our Boston and Los Angeles offices. In Boston, a program manager facilitates the admissions and pre-departure procedures, and maintains contact with students prior to their arrival in LA. The Boston office also houses administrative personnel who are responsible for everyday operations. In LA, the staff comprises a resident director and administrative, academic, and housing personnel.