Qualified Emerson juniors and seniors may enroll for one semester of study at Emerson Los Angeles, a residential program with a full semester of internship opportunities and coursework, as well as personal and professional development workshops and panel discussions. Up to 200 students can enroll in the fall and spring semesters. Students who participate in the ELA program gain valuable internship experience, build connections with other students and key players in their chosen fields, and create a footprint in the local community by participating in community service programs.
View the calendar to see upcoming important dates for your term. Be sure to look at the calendar specific to the Los Angeles program.
The Emerson LA application process happens during the fall semester, typically between early September and mid-December for the upcoming Fall and next Spring semesters. For example, a student applying for Fall ‘21 or Spring ‘22 would have applied for the ELA program during the Fall ‘20 application cycle.
For Internship-Related Questions, email internela [at] emerson.edu or call 323-952-6235, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday PST.
For Academics-Related Questions, contact ela_academics [at] emerson.edu or call (323) 952-6253, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday PST.
For Housing and other Student-Related Questions, contact ELA Res Life at ela_reslife [at] emerson.edu or call (323) 952-6226,10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Monday–Friday PST.