LOS ANGELES

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Los Angeles is the entertainment capital of the world, and one the US's leading artistic centre. LA has it all, iconic landmarks, a vibrant cultural scene and sunny skies throughout the year. 

Intern in La La Land.  Los Angeles

is a way of life, it's a city for dreamers and for those looking

to make a big name. LA offers you

a wide range of distinctive culture, tourist attractions, world-class entertainment, and idyllic

paradise weather.

What else can you ask for? 

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PROGRAM
HIGHLIGHTS

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INTERN​ IN
LOS ANGELES

Launch your career in the entertainment capital of the world. 

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JOIN THE ABI NETWORK

Attend events and connect with creatives to build your professional community.

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INSIDER ACCESS

Our custom city guides will keep you in the know and in the front row.

ELIGIBILITY
REQUIREMENTS

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (oral & written)

  • Must be an enrolled student or a recent graduate (less than 12 months)

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30

FEE

ABI PROGRAM 

THE GLOBAL PROGRAM FEE IS US$2950* USD AND INCLUDES:
*For US students OR International Students on an F1 visa, please click here for more information about our Local Program fee.

  • An internship tailored to your career goals

  • Company interview guidelines 

  • Mock company interviews with our advisors

  • Workplace and internship orientation

  • Pre-internship training: business etiquette and main skills sought after by employers

1 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT

  • Career development workshops 

  • Résumé/CV coaching and review session 

  • Portfolio review and/or Industry professional coaching session 

  • Soft skill training: networking, online brand and elevator pitch

2 PERSONALIZED COACHING

  • Visa processing

  • Travel and health insurance arrangements

  • Optional housing arrangements

  • ABI pre-trip information package

  • Optional airport pick-up

  • Orientation upon arrival

  • On-site support during your stay

  • ABI City Guide to the local creative scene

3 TRAVEL SUPPORT

  • ABI Networking App for our international network of participants and alumni

  • Access to career resources, networking events and monthly job lists

  • Webinars with industry professionals

  • ABI curated events including gallery tours, shows and gathering

  • ABI Guide on the local creative scene

4 THE NETWORK 

*$2950 USD program fee is for internships up to 3 months. Internships longer than 3 months require an additional fee of $300 USD per month. This additional fee helps us to continue to curate events and offer on-site support during your stay.  

LOS ANGELES EXPENSES (ADDITIONAL):

J1 INTERNSHIP VISA

2 to 3 months: $1295 USD 

3 to 6 months: $1495 USD 

 

($220 SEVIS fee included. The US Consulate Fee of $160 USD is not included. Click here to view a detailed visa cost breakdown from our visa partner Cultural Vistas) 

HOUSING (OPTIONAL)

​Option of a private room within a shared apartment, private studio or 1-bedroom apartment. Housing costs in Los Angeles typically start from $1200 USD per month and are dependent upon location and size preferences.

INSURANCE

​Health and Travel Insurance is $65 USD per month.

AIRPORT PICK UP (OPTIONAL)

​Airport pick up for $65 USD from LAX airport.

ABI SCHOLARSHIPS

 

​ABI will award selected Ambassador Scholarships up to $1000 USD as well as Inclusive Scholarships of $250 USD. Read more on our scholarship page! 

If you have any questions about the program fee and expenses, please contact us at info@artboundinitiative.com