Looking to connect with USC students for internship programs at your business?  The Internship Program at USC’s Industry Relations office at the School of Cinematic Arts can help!


  • We work closely with all students majoring and minoring in School of Cinematic Arts topics.  The divisions we work with are:
    • TV/Film Production (grad and undergrad)
    • Writing for Screen and TV (grad and undergrad)
    • Animation & Digital Arts (grad and undergrad)
    • Cinema and Media Studies (PhD, grad and undergrad)
    • Interactive Media and Game Design (grad and undergrad)
    • Media Arts and Practice (undergrad and PhD)
    • Peter Stark Producing Program (grad only)
    • Business of Cinematic Arts (undergrad only)
    • All students minoring in SCA topics (undergrad only)
  • We can help you to scale your search to target specifically what you’re looking for.  We have resources if you’re looking for many candidates, as well as if you’re looking for someone with a very specific skill set.  A few services we provide:
    • Job board - reaches all 7 divisions, BCA and all students minoring; broadest reach
    • Featured Internships List - we keep a curated list of opportunities organized by job function/type so that students can look for opportunities specifically geared towards their interests; they send in application materials to us and we can forward on to you after checking to make sure they meet the criteria you set forth
    • Newsletter feature - we send out weekly emails to all of our students with new internship opportunities; from there, students apply directly to us and we forward on qualified candidates to you after ensuring they meet the criteria you set forth
    • Student Resume Files - our students reach out to our office regularly and send in their resumes for particular opportunities if they should arise; we check in with these students to see if they are interested if your opportunity matches and give them the specifics on how to apply so that they’re meeting your criteria


All internships must meet USC and federal guidelines for internships.  Generally our students work 8-20 hours per week. Opportunities can be paid or unpaid, and must be in-person in a professional environment/cannot be work from home.

For internships requiring school credit, students must have proof of hire before being able to register for course credit.  For information about add/drop deadlines for the internship class, please contact internships@cinema.usc.edu.

Unpaid internships must provide school credit and all unpaid internships must abide by the following federal guidelines:


Paid internships do not require credit on USC’s end, but if it is required by your organization, be sure to notify USC students by the add/drop deadline so that they can register for course credit.

For more information on USC’s guidelines and some advice on creating an effective internship program, please visit the following website:



Employers are welcome to register with our job board — this is the easiest way to reach out to the widest audience, as it will make your posting visible to all 7 of our divisions at the School of Cinematic Arts.  Our job board is here:


Alternatively, you can email your opportunity to internships@cinema.usc.edu


Want to be featured in our weekly newsletter?  Email internships@cinema.usc.edu.  We will collect resumes for you to forward on from our students.


Contact Information

Internship Program
Industry Relations, USC School of Cinematic Arts
900 W 34th Street, SCA 235
University Park, SCA 319
Phone: 213.740.4432