Hollywood Semester

Applications are being accepted for the Hollywood Semester.  Students who meet the program requirements should contact B. J. Lawrence, bjl@bradley.edu for additional information.  

The Bradley University Hollywood Semester joins with the University of Texas at Austin in an incredible  collaborative opportunity through their University of Texas Los Angeles program.  Bradley students in any major are offered the chance to LIVE, STUDY AND INTERN in Los Angeles.   The program is open for student participation each fall, spring or summer semesters. 

To goal of the Hollywood Semester is to provide Bradley University students with the opportunity to experience the working world of the entertainment industry, and to network with the people who make things happen in Hollywood. Through a combination of working internships with prominent entertainment focused companies, courses taught by working professionals, and guest lectures by notable industry experts, students gain the skills and contacts that will make a career in film, television, public relations, social media, art, prelaw, screenwriting, marketing, fashion, music, new media, and others possible. Every alumnus of the program returns to Hollywood with a real sense of where and what the jobs are, how to network, and how to present him or herself. It is the goal of the program to translate theory into reality, to enable students to start their careers, and to offer real-world support as they begin their journeys into the world of entertainment.

The Bradley University Hollywood Semester is a Bradley sponsored academic program. Participants are enrolled as students of Bradley University earning Bradley credit. Bradley financial aid is applicable to the program costs of the Hollywood Semester.

 Apartment Check-InOrientationLast Class DayApartment Check-Out
Fall 2015 August 14 August 21 December 4 December 9
Spring 2016

January 8

January 15 April 29 May 4
Summer 2016 May 20 May 27 July 29 August 3

Participants must hold junior or senior standing and a minimum GPA of 2.5. For additional information contact B. J. Lawrence, bjl@bradley.edu, (309) 677-2368