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Presented By: University Career Center

LA Immersion: Visit Gersh, Funny or Die, & Creative Artists Agency!


APPLICATIONS OPEN ON MONDAY, JANUARY 14TH AND CLOSE ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 25TH.

On Wednesday, March 6th and Thursday, March 7th, the University Career Center will be taking 20 students to spend aday visiting Gersh, Funny or Die, and Creative Artists Agency in Los Angeles, CA over spring break. During this experience, students will tour these organizations and engage with each team to gain a deeper understanding of their different areas of work. Participants will leave with a complete understanding of each company, their roles, and make new valuable connections! Want to check out a past Immersion in New York? Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_ASeU-EFws&feature=youtu.be

LOS ANGELES IMMERSION SCHEDULE:

Tuesday, March 5th: Students arrive in Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, March 6th: Visit Creative Artists Agency
Thursday, March 7th: Visit Funny or Die & Gersh

Interested in the entertainment industry? This is the experience for you! Submit your application starting 1/14/19 &encourage your friends to join you! This opportunity is open to all undergraduate students in all 19 schools/colleges wanting to see what it is like to work in entertainment in LA.

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The University Career Centerwill provide some transportation to our visits while in LA. Students are responsible for paying for and organizing their own flight arrangements- students must arrive by Tuesday, March 5th and can leave anytime after ourlast visit on Thursday, March 7th (we encourage students to stay and enjoy LA over break!). Students will be responsible for most meals, flights to and from LA and lodging during the trip. If you are interested in sharing a room with other student Immersion attendees, you will have the option to select that in your application. If cost is a concern, please email Kathleen at kathlmcd@umich.edu.

This application will open on Monday, January 14th and close Friday, January 25th - please click 'RSVP to event' to fill out your application if you are certain you would be available to attend. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis and if there is a large interest in the event and we receive a large number of applications early on, this application may close early. Students must be able to attend the full program to participate. University Career Center staff will be along with you on the Immersion to guide you through each day,and more details will be provided to the selected participants. Students are advised to bring 3 copies of their updated resume to the event and dress is business casual.

If you are no longer able to attend this Immersion after applying, you must notify Kathleen of the cancellation via email at kathlmcd@umich.edu by 1/28/19. If you do not formally cancel by 1/28/19, you will receive a cancellation penalty. For more information on Immersion policies, please visit: https://careercenter.umich.edu/article/handshake-policy-statement

Any questions? Email uccemp@umich.edu.

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