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Internships - Summer 2018
• UCLA Medical School: Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care • UCLA Science Laboratories: Cancer and Stem Cell Research • UCLA Medical School: Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplant Program • UCLA Medical School Department of Neurosurgery & Pediatric Neurology UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program • UCLA CASIT Robotic Surgery • UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Pediatric Palliative Care Program • LA Biomed Summer Fellowship • Osborne Head and Neck Institute (OHNI) - Summer Scholars • USC Viterbi School of Engineering, SHINE Summer Program • Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program • CO Architects • LMU Youth Theology Institute – Department of Theological Studies • The Jeffrey Foundation • The Coast Research Institute - The Bay Foundation (TBF) and Loyola Marymount University (LMU) • Los Angeles Superior Court, Torrance • Hemming Morse LLP • Imperial Capital • America’s Funniest Home Videos • Clairobscur Dance Company • The Gotham Group • CORO Youth Fellowship • Emblematic Group • Skydance Media • Synergy Advisors LLC
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Marymount will offer a number of internships in several different fields, ranging from Neuroscience to the Law, and Finance to Architecture, in sites throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Internship opportunities are available to students who want to focus on a particular area of interest during the summer. Hands-on learning and access to professionals are at the center of this experience.
UCLA Medical School: Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Mentor: Dr. Chris Cooper (father of Clare Cooper â€˜17) and Dr. Brett Dolezal Overview: Dr. Cooper is Professor of Medicine and Physiology in the UCLA Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and Director of the UCLA Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory. Responsibilities: Working in a medical research laboratory where studies are being conducted (using human subjects) in order to determine the most effective ways to treat pulmonary disease and to address lung function in different environments. Students will work directly with other interns, undergraduate and graduate medical students as well as Fellows involved with work in Dr. Cooperâ€™s lab. Time Frame: Dates are TBD and to be agreed upon with Dr. Cooper but are likely to be from mid-June to mid-July. Work will likely be four to five days a week, for approximately 25-30 hours per week. # of Positions: 2 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
UCLA Science Laboratories: Cancer and Stem Cell Research
Mentor: Dr. James Economou and Dr. Antoni Ribas
Overview: Dr. Economou and Dr. Ribas are UCLA professors and sponsor summer internships for high school and college students in UCLA science laboratories. Responsibilities: Interns will likely work with graduate medical students and fellows in various areas. Requirements: Participants must have completed multiple science courses including AP Biology and Honors Chemistry and also have an interest in medicine and research. Other prerequisites can include prior internships. Time Frame: 6 weeks during the summer, dates to be mutually agreed upon with Dr. Economou and his associates. # of Positions: 3 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
Overview: The intern(s) will have the opportunity to learn from a multidisciplinary team that consists of research scientists, clinicians, a nurse practitioner and researchers in the BrainSPORT program. Dr. Christopher Giza leads the UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Concussion Program. He served as Vice-Chair for the California State Athletic Commission, traveled to Afghanistan in 2011 as a civilian advisor to the Department of Defense and Co-Chaired the American Academy of Neurology’s committee, which developed an evidence based Practice Guideline for Management of Sports Concussions in 2013. Dr. Giza serves as the UCLA’s principle investigator for the NCAA/DoD CARE Consortium research project, the largest national longitudinal concussion study of its kind. He is currently a Professor of Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine and Mattel Children’s Hospital, UCLA. The intern(s) will work directly with UCLA Varsity athletes while conducting preseason baseline tests and have the opportunity to attend weekly pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury lab meeting with the BrainSPORT team, gaining valuable insight of the daily operations of clinical research. Responsibilities: Assist in preseason baseline concussion data collection for UCLA athletics and partnering high schools. Students will have the opportunity to shadow neurology exams and learn to administer various tools used in clinical concussion data collection. Students will work directly with other interns, UCLA undergraduate and graduate medical students who work in the UCLA BrainSPORT program. A culminating project on a research topic of interest will be presented at the end of the internship. Time Frame: Dates are TBD and to be agreed upon with the intern BrainSPORT team, but interns should expect to be available from early-June to late-August. Work will likely be three to four half-days per week, for approximately 16 hours per week. # of Positions: 2 Eligibility: Rising juniors – please apply if you are interested in extending internship into the academic year. UCLA CASIT Robotic Surgery Mentor(s): Dr. Joe Hines, (father of Avery ‘20) Overview: The UCLA Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology provides training in robotic and imaging technology for physicians caring for patients with complex conditions. CASIT also has a large research component investigating novel medical devices. Responsibilities: Interns will work with CASIT faculty and staff assisting in training sessions and current research projects. Requirements: Interest and aptitude in science and biology. Time frame: Dates are TBD between mid-June to mid-August. Work will likely be three to four days a week. # of Positions available: 2 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
Science & medicine
UCLA Medical School Department of Neurosurgery & Pediatric Neurology UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program Mentors: UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Team – Dr. Christopher Giza, Dr. Meeyro Choe, Briana Meyer, and Constance Johnson
UCLA Medical School: Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplant Program
Mentor: Dr. Mario Deng
Overview: Dr. Deng is Professor of Medicine and Medical Director at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, an internationally recognized physician and researcher, currently the Medical Director of UCLAâ€™s Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplant Program. An example of this specialization includes a study on reducing the risk of multiorgan dysfunction and rejection that stems from cardiac allograft rejection. Responsibilities: Working in Dr. Dengâ€™s lab with many of his colleagues, including UCLA undergraduates. Requirements: Participants must have a proven track record in science and math courses along with a great deal of self-starting skills. Time Frame: Internship is approximately 4-5 weeks with the possibility of extending into the school year. # of Positions: 2 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
Overview: Established in 1978, LA BioMed’s Summer Fellowship Program is designed to encourage graduating high school seniors and high school juniors to explore careers in the field of biomedical science. Students in the program will: • Spend eight weeks gaining laboratory or clinical research experience under the mentorship of LA BioMed Investigators • Interact with MDs, PhD investigators, Research Associates, and postdoctoral fellows • Participate in a weekly lecture series presented by world-renowned faculty • Attend additional institutional lectures, departmental conferences, and lab meetings • Present their summer research to peers, family, and research community during the final week of the program, and receive Certificates of Achievement https://labiomed.org/summer-fellowship Requirements: Students will be selected on the basis of merit. In order to be eligible for consideration, a student must have: • Current enrollment in a Los Angeles County or Orange County high school. • Current enrollment as a high school senior graduating in 2018, or a high school junior graduating in 2019. • Demonstrated outstanding general academic achievement with particular focus on science coursework. • Ability to participate full-time in all program activities during the eight-week period (June 18, 2018 through August 10, 2018, generally from 8 AM to 5 PM). College tours/orientations and vacations should be scheduled so as to avoid any conflicts. Failure to do so will result in dismissal from participation in the SFP. • If you have a conflict with any of the dates as listed above, please contact the Office of Educational Opportunities at firstname.lastname@example.org Time Frame: June 18 - August 10 Applications for LA BioMed Fellowship Program are facilitated through Mr. Petrone, but submitted directly to the program by March 21. All LA BioMed Fellows are considered participants in the Marymount Summer Internship Program and, as such, are held to the same standards and expectations inherent in that program.
Osborne Head and Neck Institute (OHNI) - Summer Scholars Mentors: Dr. Ryan Osborne and OHNI Physicians Overview: The OHNI Medical Scholars Program is sponsored by the Osborne Head & Neck Institute in Los Angeles, CA. This program provides students with the opportunity to enter a clinical setting with a physician mentor and observe patient encounters and the practice of medicine. (http://www.ohnifoundation.com/medicalscholars/) Minimum Requirements: • Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be available to attend the entire program. If you are unsure of your availability on a weekday afternoon, please call to inquire. • Students are expected to be prompt and provide their own transportation. • Previous medical volunteer experience is not a requirement. • All students need to be up to date with their vaccines, including a TDaP booster (Adacel) to ensure protection from whooping cough and a PPD test for tuberculosis. • All student participants will be required to sign a HIPAA Confidentiality Agreement, Social Media Agreement, and Dress Code Agreement. Time Frame: June 18 - July 13 Applications for OHNI - Summer Scholars are facilitated through Mr. Petrone, but submitted directly to the program by March 1. All OHNI - Summer Scholars are considered participants in the Marymount Summer Internship Program and, as such, are held to the same standards and expectations inherent in that program.
Science & medicine
LA BioMed Summer Fellowship Program Mentors: LA BioMed Investigators
USC Viterbi School of Engineering, SHINE Summer Program Mentor: USC Engineering Faculty Overview: SHINE (Summer High School Intensive in NextGeneration Engineering) is a seven-week opportunity to participate in hands-on engineering laboratory research focused on real-world problems. SHINE is designed for a small cohort of high achieving students already interested in research. Close mentorship comes from USC Viterbi faculty and staff, graduate student researchers, plus visiting national scholars. Time Frame: June 18 - August 3 # of Positions: 5
Applications for SHINE are facilitated through Mr. Petrone, but submitted directly to the program by March 15. There is an information session for interested students at USC on Saturday, February 24. There are limited need-based scholarships available for this internship. All SHINE attendees are considered participants in the Marymount Summer Internship Program and, as such, are held to the same standards and expectations inherent in that program.
Overview: The Summer Immersion Program is a free 7-week summer program for 10th–11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors) to learn computer science, gain exposure to tech jobs, and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of girls across the US. https://girlswhocode.com/ summer-immersion-programs/ Responsibilities: The Summer Immersion Program is an introductory Computer Science course, and no previous experience is required. All eligible applicants who have an interest in technology and a willingness to learn are welcome. Participants must commit to the full 7 week program. Time Frames: June 18 - August 3; June 25 - August 10 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors This application consists of one shortanswer question. Girls Who Code does not ask for your grades or any recommendations. Applications for the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program are facilitated through Mr. Petrone, but submitted directly to the program by February 16 (Round 1) or March 16 (Round 2). All Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program Participants are considered participants in the Marymount Summer Internship Program and, as such, are held to the same standards and expectations inherent in that program.
Responsibilities: The internship at CO Architects is a unique opportunity to work within an architecture office. The experience will include participating in design meetings, working with a team, performing various design tasks, going on site visits, and honing graphic skills. You will be asked to design and develop your own individual project with the help of the CO Architects team. Time Frame: June 5 - June 28 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 10am-3pm # of Positions: 2 Eligibility: Rising seniors
The Coastal Research Institute: The Bay Foundation (TBF) and Loyola Marymount University (LMU) Overview: The Bay Foundation (TBF) and Loyola Marymount University’s Seaver College of Science and Engineering recently launched the Coastal Research Institute (CRI), that creates an expansive internship program based at the LMU campus. This program allows for students and young adults to engage in environmental education and research projects that benefit local watersheds and the Santa Monica Bay. In doing so, participants can become stewards of the local environment by actively learning from local experts and intern-mentors. Responsibilities: Interns, working alongside LMU undergraduates and others, will have opportunities to sign up for projects that help clean up the waterways, increase green space and natural habitat, provide benefits for wildlife, and environmental policy, among other things. Individuals interested in more specialized projects might be interested in working alongside TBF/LMU staff and CRI summer interns who will be conducting research and data collection at coastal habitat restoration projects such as the LAX Dunes and the Santa Monica Beach Pilot Project, as well as the Friends of the Ballona Wetlands education docent program. Participants will be exposed to a full suite of environmental projects, making the LMU base a local hub for informal education on becoming a natural scientist. Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old. Participants are expected to record their experiences and research observations in a notebook. Timeframe: Interns must commit to a minimum of 40 hours. Dates are dependent on the projects that interns are interested in, and the hours will be documented and verified by a supervisor. # of Positions: 6 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program
Overview: Ms. Mehta, Senior Associate, and Ms. Tegelecian, Associate, will guide interns throughout a 4-week internship at CO Architects, an architecture and design firm that specializes in university, science & technology and hospital buildings. CO Architects, located in Mid-Wilshire, is a collaborative office environment with a staff of 95 accomplished architects, designers, and building specialists, who start with an idea for a building and develop it into reality. This internship will give you a glimpse into the architecture profession and you’ll see just what it takes to design and construct the buildings all around you.
SCIENCE • TECHNOLOGY • ENGINEERING • ART • MATHEMATICS
Mentor: Scott Kelsey (father of Madeleine Kelsey ‘16), Parini Mehta, and Lilit Tegelecian
The Jeffrey Foundation Mentors: Alyce Morris, Marvin Espinoza and Alma Saldivar Overview: The Jeffrey Foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to improve the quality of life for special needs children and their families through the development of community-based therapeutic, recreational, educational, and social programs. Responsibilities: Assisting with special needs children including educational, creative, and recreational activities that foster the children’s academic, social, and behavioral development to prepare them for every stage of life. Volunteers are given an orientation of one hour where assignments and functions of those assignments are explained, questions answered, and application form finalized. This is required of every volunteer. The Jeffrey Foundation offers the following programs: • Infant/Toddler Interventions • Early Education/Preschool Readiness • California State Preschool (CSPP) program • After School Education & Enrichment • Special Child & Family Resource Center • Parent Training Workshops/Support Group/ Counseling Time Frame: June - July (specific schedules TBD) # of Positions: 15 Eligibility: Rising sophomores and up
UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital Pediatric Palliative Care Program Mentor: Gina Kornfeind, MSW, MS (Social Worker & Support/Bereavement Coordinator) (mother of Lindsay Kornfeind ‘16 and Maggie Kornfeind ‘21)
Responsibilities: Interns will learn and observe how to provide support, programming and education, and help with event planning in a pediatric hospital setting. Students will be able to learn about each of the roles on our team, yet focus on both clinical support of families and staff, along with the critical program development piece. They will be able to assist with the development of programmatic materials, a Sibling Support Group curriculum and event planning, as well as attend several multidisciplinary committee meetings within the hospital. This placement will address mature themes on a regular basis - serious illness and sometimes death - in an emotionally sensitive environment. An ability to handle these experiences with poise and professionalism is necessary. Time Frame: Dates are TBD but will likely fall between June 25- August 10. Work will likely be 2-3 days per week for approximately 4 hours per day. # of Positions: 3 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
LMU Youth Theology Institute – Department of Theological Studies Overview: The LMU Youth Theology Institute is an innovative five-day summer institute at LMU – run by LMU professors, graduate, and undergraduate students. High School students are given the opportunity to creatively and intensively explore their own future leadership potential and the “big spiritual questions” they have in dialogue with various religious traditions (including but not exclusively Roman Catholicism). A compelling aspect of the institute is visiting Southern California organizations that promote justice as well as local faith communities from different cultural traditions. The institute is a holistic and integrative experience which seeks to capture young imaginations, cultivate the students’ spiritual growth, facilitate intellectual development, and promote leadership that is ethical, multicultural and seeks justice in a broken world. Students will express what they have experienced and learned through a short film created in groups presented at a Friday showcase. Students will stay in LMU housing for the week. Time Frame: June 18 to June 22 # of Positions: 7 Eligibility: Rising sophomores and up
Overview: The interns will have the opportunity to learn from a multidisciplinary team within UCLA’s Children’s Hospital both in the Westwood and Santa Monica campuses (Primarily Westwood at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center). Interns will be exposed to Social Work practice which includes working with physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, music therapists, Child Life Specialists, massage therapists, Spiritual Care chaplains and many community partners.
Emblematic Group VR/AR Internship Mentor(s): Nonny de la Peña - Founder, Victoria Mejia-Dai - Studio Manager, Kevin Tsukii - Producer Overview: As the pioneer of documentary based VR content, the Emblematic Group aims to teach cutting edge techniques and practices to create engaging and impactful virtual reality (VR) content. Given that the student already has a basic understanding of the field we will challenge the student further and ask them to familiarize themselves with the VR industry and content, identify what aspects of this story-telling medium are unique and can be leveraged to create an impactful and insightful experience. Responsibilities: • 50% Work with other interns to create a well-designed VR experience. • 15% Create a weekly newsletter about the VR industry to be distributed to the staff. • 10% Journal about what they learn about the VR industry from articles, blogs and Emblematic Group staff members • 5% Attend and engage in talks with Emblematic Group staff in department round table • discussions. • 5% Brainstorm about ideas for VR news experiences. Three possible roles: UI & Motion Graphics Artist Focus: • 15% Assist with deck building and layout clean up as well as other tasks related to the company’s ongoing projects
Journalist Focus: • Research and develop own news story that will be made into a VR experience
Requirements: • Understanding of Photoshop and After Effects • Prefer familiarity with with Concept Art (creating decks, fixing layouts, etc) selfmotivation and a sense of humor
Requirements: • Understanding of journalistic principles and willingness to pitch a story • Ability to work on a team with a graphic artist and programmer • Basic understanding of Photoshop & PowerPoint
# of Positions: 1-2
# of Positions: 1-2
Eligibility: Rising senior
Eligibility: Rising senior
Software Developer Focus: • 15% Assist with unit and debugging testing as well as other tasks related to the company’s ongoing projects Requirements: • Basic understanding of: • Debug & unit testing • Gameplay programming • Base level source control • Unity & Unreal • C# Programming • Prefer proficiency in object oriented programming, selfmotivation, ability • to handle multiple projects at a time, and a sense of humor # of Positions: 1-2 Eligibility: Rising senior
CORO Youth Fellowship
Coro Youth Fellows Program - Webinar for Interested Students and Parents Thursday, March 8th at 5 pm. Click here to RSVP and receive log-in details Responsibilities: Six-week, full-time summer session consisting of: • Three-week Coro skills and tools training and application opportunities • Two-week internship with Coro seminars on Mondays • One-week group project featuring site visits, interviews, and public speaking opportunities Requirements: • Current High School sophomore or junior • Able to attend the entire six-week summer program (June 25 – August 3); 9am – 5pm • Able to return phone calls and emails in a timely manner • Able to secure consistent transportation to Coro activities and internships • Payment of program tuition of $5,000* *Limited need based scholarships are available. Please request a Coro scholarship form if this applies to you. Time Frame: June 25th to August 3rd, 2018 Eligibility: Rising junior or senior Applications for Coro Youth Fellowship are facilitated through Mr. PJ Petrone, but submitted directly to the program by Sunday, April 1, 2018. All Coro Youth Fellowship Participants are considered participants in the Marymount Summer Internship Program and, as such, are held to the same standards and expectations inherent in that program.
Overview: An immersive, experiential, cohort-based summer program that engages high school participants in leadership skill development and understanding how local civic systems work. Youth Fellows will interview local leaders, participate in site visits to learn about how things get done in Southern California, and participate in small group projects that challenge them to engage with local stakeholders, practice their skills, and develop mentors and networks that will support their future career development. https://www. corola.org/youth
Los Angeles Superior Court, Torrance
Mentor: Judge Eric Taylor (father of Haley Taylor â€˜15) Overview: The purpose of this position is to provide an opportunity to gain experience working in an office environment and to learn about judicial court functions by performing a variety of administrative support tasks related to the program area. The work typically is performed under the close supervision of a regular permanent Court employee. Responsibilities: Under direct supervision, volunteers perform basic clerical and office support duties while learning court policies and practices. They provide assistance to the Court in carrying out these duties while receiving practical work experience and skill development opportunities, and learning court procedures, operations functions and various activities. Requirements: Must be at least 16 years old. Time Frame: June 5 - June 29 Monday to Friday - 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. # of Positions: 3 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
Overview: Imperial Capital, LLC is a full-service investment-banking firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York, London, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Minneapolis, Palm Beach, Stamford, and San Francisco. The firm currently employs over 250 professionals and offers a wide range of proprietary products and services to institutional investors, middle market companies, and private equity firms. Imperial Capital provides institutional clients research and sales and trading of high yield and distressed debt securities, bank debt, convertible bonds, preferred stocks, and equities. The firm provides middle market companies and financial sponsors with capital markets, merger and acquisitions, capital structure, restructuring and recapitalization advisory services. More information about Imperial Capital can be found at www.imperialcapital.com Responsibilities: The main objective of the Investment Banking Summer Internship Program at Imperial Capital is to support and help achieve the goals and objectives of the Investment Banking Group by: • Completing basic spreadsheets, word processing documents, database queries, etc. • Assisting with developing presentation materials and pitch books • Performing routine research and analysis In addition, the Intern will be able to: • Interact with Investment Banking professionals in order to build an in-depth understanding of the real-world methods and challenges related to high-pressure, multimillion dollar deals • Shadow Analyst and Associates in order to learn how to create and author financial models • Ask colleagues on the Corporate Finance team, including senior executives, about the finance industry and the typical (and not-so- typical) career tracks in Investment Banking Requirements: Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office Suite (specifically, Excel and Word), interested in investment banking and/or finance, an effective written and verbal communicator, a creative problem solver, flexible with the ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment, a self-starter, available to work for the duration of the internship program (3 weeks). Time Frame: 3 weeks > June 11, 2018 through June 29, 2018; Roughly 30 hours per week # of Positions: 2 in Los Angeles, CA office Eligibility: Rising seniors
law & finance
Imperial Capital Mentors: John Mack (Eden Mack ’17), Chris Shepard (Kya Shepard ’19), Jordan Marques (Analyst) and Robert Choi (Associate)
law & finance
Synergy Advisors, LLC Mentors: Robert Maggiacomo (Managing Partner, father of Alex Maggiacomo ‘19), Guneesh Batra (Associate), Ryan Barman (Analyst) Overview: Synergy Advisors, LLC is a boutique investment bank managed by seasoned professionals from leading Wall Street firms. This investment bank’s mission is to provide the highest quality Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) advisory and corporate finance services to small and medium-sized companies typically underserved by large investment banks. Although we work with client companies in various industries, we specialize in working within the healthcare, healthcare IT and life sciences sectors. Typical transaction sizes are $20 – $300 million. www.synergyadvisorsllc.com Responsibilities: • We are looking for a Summer part-time intern to aid the investment banking group with current transactions, business development, and market research/analysis projects • Perform company, industry, and market research and analysis • Help develop and prepare client presentations • General office support • Shadow Analysts and Associates Requirements: • Superior academic performance (3.5 minimum GPA) • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills • Ability to work within a small, unbureaucratic organization where initiative and flexibility are standards • Interest in finance or investment banking Time Frame: 3-4 weeks, 3 days per week, 9am-2pm, June or July (exact dates TBD) # of Positions: 1 in El Segundo office Eligibility: Rising seniors
Hemming Morse, LLP Mentor: Christian Tregillis (father of Natalia UreñaTregillis ‘18 and Andrea Ureña-Tregillis ‘20) Overview: Hemmings Morse, LLP provides consulting and expert testimony on economics, finance, and accounting - primarily in the context of legal disputes. This work often involves investigations into the amount of harm caused by alleged illegal acts such as patent infringement, breaches of contracts, and fraud. As a result, Hemming Morse LLP and its team members analyze product markets, the value of businesses, company records, and other information to support expert testimony in court. Responsibilities: Research companies and industries, read and summarize case opinions from courts, assist in building PowerPoint presentations and some Excel spreadsheets. Requirements: Basic familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, facility with Internet research, good writing skills Time Frame: 4-6 weeks, 3 days per week, 9am-2pm, June or July # of Positions: 2 Eligibility: Rising seniors
Overview: Laurie Sefton is the Founder, Artistic Director and resident choreographer of Clairobscur Dance. Responsibilities: Interns will work side-by-side with the company Director and the Administrative Coordinator. Internship duties and activities might involve, but are not limited to, one or more of the following areas: • •
Volunteer Management/Staff Management: Recruiting, training, placing, managing, and organizing volunteers Fundraising: Work with Director, Administrative Coordinator and Guild on special events, foundation/corporate grants and the personal solicitations of major donors Public Relations/Marketing: Communication and development of a far reaching social media campaign including multiple platforms, and working directly with the Artistic Director in the development and implementation of Facebook campaign and social media strategy. Duties will include photographing and videotaping of rehearsals. Public Education and Outreach: Assist with off site Summer Intensive Program, Educating members of the public about the company’s mission, concert dance and the vibrant dance scene in Los Angeles Administration: Assist in Administrative tasks such as upkeep of the CRM database, website maintenance, presenter research
Requirements: Candidate must be a self-starter, pay attention to detail, and have knowledge of various social media outlets such as Facebook, Instagram, etc. Knowledge of photography, videography, Indesign and Photoshop are a plus. Time Frame: TBD # of Positions: 2 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
arts & entertainment
Clairobscur Dance Company Mentor: Laurie Sefton (mother of Reiley Johnson ‘15)
The Gotham Group Mentor: Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, (mother of Caroline Vein ‘18) Overview: The Gotham Group is a talent management and production company that will provide interns with an expansive overview of the entertainment business. As managers, Gotham not only represents top writers including Chase Palmer, Danny Strong, Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson, but directors such as Wes Ball, David Sandberg, and Henry Selick. The talent client roster also includes actors Freida Pinto, Constance Wu, Steven Yeun, and Steve Buscemi. The Gotham Group is the largest aggregator of book and comic book titles in the entertainment industry and has many relationships with several publishers including Little Brown and Simon & Schuster. Gotham has a unique specialization in animation, and dominates in representing talent in this arena. On the producing side, Gotham produced the hit film franchise, THE MAZE RUNNER, which the final installment is set to be released in early 2018. Most recently KODACHROME, starring Jason Sudeikis, Elizabeth Olsen, and Ed Harris, premiered at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival), and is set to be released in 2018 by Netflix. On the television side, Gotham is producing BIOPUNK starring Star Trek’s Zachary Quinto. Responsibilities: Interns will learn the ropes by shadowing assistants on desks, reading books and writing coverage, attending client meetings, answering phones, and obtaining business knowledge through general office assistance. Requirements: Interest in books, animation, live action film and television. Must be a self-starter and eager to participate in a team environment. Time Frame: TBD # of Positions: 5 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors America’s Funniest Home Videos Mentor: Vin DiBona (Marymount Board of Trustees, father of Cara Swartz ‘90) Overview: As described on the Vin Di Bona Productions website, “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (known as AFV), is the longest-running primetime entertainment series in the history of ABC. After over twenty-five seasons and millions of video submissions, AFV is distributed in over 103 countries around the world, and appears as fifteen local versions around the globe. Responsibilities: Working to promote the show in social media, digital media, and content creation, among other things. Requirements: Interest and knowledge in comedy, writing, editing, video editing, and social media. Must be a self-starter and eager to participate in a team environment. Time Frame: 6 weeks, 3 days a week, dates negotiable # of Positions: 2 Eligibility: Rising juniors and seniors
Overview: Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, eventlevel entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, and interactive platforms. Its upcoming slate includes Mission: Impossible 6, Gemini Man, World War Z 2, and a new Terminator film in addition to past hits contributing to nearly $5 billion in worldwide box office. In 2017, Skydance formed an animation division to develop and produce a slate of high-end feature films and is in production on two films: Luck and Split. Skydance Television launched in 2013. Its current slate includes Emmy-nominated Grace and Frankie on Netflix, Altered Carbon on Netflix, Jack Ryan on Amazon, Condor on AT&T Audience Network, and Dietland on AMC. Skydance Interactive launched in 2016 to create and publish virtual reality experiences including the critically acclaimed Archangel and upcoming Terminator and The Walking Dead VR games. Responsibilities: • Perform research on summer releases (movie and television) and their associated marketing campaign elements (trailers, print, television spots, digital, etc.) • Review social media campaigns for major summer blockbusters - develop report on “best in class” executions • Review data on the performance of social media platforms and suggest strategies to optimize reach of Skydance releases • Develop ideas for marketing and digital promotions • Create mock digital/social marketing campaigns for upcoming films (e.g. Terminator) • Assist Publicity team as needed for any events • Track and deliver giveaway prizes Requirements: • Enthusiastic about film and television marketing, communications, publicity, digital and social media • Creative, thoughtful, and innovative thinker who comes up with new ideas • Self-starter • Strong attention to detail while multi-tasking • Desire to work in a fast-paced media and entertainment environment Time frame: 6 weeks June - July, 2 days/week, 10 hours total per week (Mon & Wed 1pm-6pm, or Tues & Thurs 1pm-6pm) # of Positions: 2 Eligibility: Rising senior
arts & entertainment
Skydance Media Mentor: Anne Globe, Chief Marketing Officer (mother of Sophia Globe ‘20)
If you wish to become a candidate for one of the internship opportunities described in this brochure: Review internship choices & rank up to 5 different choices • Click on the link & complete application • Submit to Mr. PJ Petrone by Friday, March 2, 2018 at 3:00 pm (PST) • Wait for notification of interview and complete if selected • Notification of placements will be completed by Friday, March 23, 2018 To be eligible to apply for many programs, students must be sixteen years of age (as of June 1, 2018) and a rising 11th or 12th grader at Marymount High School although some opportunities are available to rising 10th graders. See brochure for details.
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