Career Counseling for Students and Grads
Career Development’s mission is to provide the assistance and resources that will support students and graduates as they navigate the challenging path to creating and sustaining a successful career. The keys to unlocking and managing a successful career in the entertainment industry are research, networking, preparation, professionalism, and the ability to stay current with industry practices and trends. The Career Development Department works in conjunction with students’ education curricula to prepare them with interpersonal and professional skills, support their vocational goals and help to bridge the gap between academia and the workplace.
What Can We do?
We’re your go-to professional guidance resource! Find internship opportunities, new job openings and discover industry-related events on and off campus.
Want help perfecting your resume? Make an appointment with one of our experienced career advisors who will help refine your resume and highlight reel, so you’ll be prepared to start submitting job applications.
Where Can You Find Us?
Our Career Development advising offices are located on the 6th floor of Building 2. We are also available via phone and Zoom. Students three months out from graduation and alumni may schedule appointments on CareerConnect. If you would like to contact an advisor beforehand, please don’t hesitate to call us at the number below.
Beginning in their second month, students have access to Career Development’s online platform, CareerConnect. This virtual portal offers 24/7 access to tools and connections to enhance employability. Students and alumni can easily find out the latest Career Development news and learn about upcoming events and hiring fairs. As an added benefit, alumni and students close to graduation have access to Career Development’s job board as well as the ability to make appointments with their advisors and upload resumes. New leads and information are posted frequently. Login here using your LAFS credentials to get started!
Students in good standing for 10 months may be eligible for our internship program. If you find an internship opportunity, you should contact your Career Advisor to receive an application for approval. The opportunity needs to be directly related to your program of study and must be completed before the conclusion of your final class. For more information, contact your Career Advisor.
Have Questions? Get in Touch.
Call us at 323-769-2716. We’re here to assist with any opportunities you are interested in pursuing.
For prospective employers who are looking to hire graduates of The L.A. Film School, please contact us here.