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Jobs and Internships Diversity Initiative Virtual events​​​​

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​Adobe Creative Jams
Participate in an open Creative Jam LIVE event to win prizes and bragging rights! Plus get the opportunity to showcase your work to companies like HBO, Hulu, Southwest Airlines, Twitch, MTV, Amazon, RipCurl, Netflix, Disney, Nickelodeon, ​and so many more. Check out past winners and apply to participate in a Creative Jam:​

Virtual “Hollywood Bootcamp” Course - CSU Exclusive Discount​
Carole Kirschner's Hollywood Bootcamp, you'll learn: What every decision maker is looking for when hiring at the entry level, insider information about what it takes to get your first job, exactly what you need to beat out 95% of other hopefuls! Complete the course on your own schedule – the course is not live – you can even listen in the car or on the go!​

Backstage Casting​ Code
Backstage is offering codes to post casting calls for your films or projects for FREE. Email us at for YOUR ​code!​

Backstage Crew
With a continued focus on being the go-to resource for creators, Backstage is launching a new Crew/Production profile in early 2021 allowing students (and alumni) to search for and apply to unlimited jobs across departments and production types, whether you're interested in TV, independent film, commercials, or branded content. There will be a focus on virtual opportunities across the country and internationally. Creators will be able to hire individual crew workers or an entire crew team for their project in addition to the highly vetted casting resources available through the site. Sign up here​ for first access and a free profile!

EVOLVE Fund Internships by Ava DuVernay and the City of Los Angeles
The CSUEA has partnered with the Evolve Fund to assist them in getting in touch with the be​st of the best from the CSU system to intern with top companies through their program. **Applicants MUST have a physical address in the CITY of Los Angeles.

FREE Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription for SFSU Students
Must be an SFSU student with an active SFSU e-mail account. All majors are welcome.

FREE MasterClass Subscription
MasterClass is proud to partner with the ​CSU to offer no-cost All-Access Passes to the entire MasterClass platform for one year (a $180 value). Use your mobile or desktop to access online classes taught by the best in business, culinary arts, film & television, music & entertainment, photography, sports and more.

FREE Highland 2 Scriptwriting Software for Students & Faculty
Writing software for Screenwriters, Novelists, & More: From acclaimed Hollywood screenwriter and novelist, John August, writer of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Big Fish, Aladdin, and the Arlo Finch book series. Highland is for every kind of document you write. Made by Writers, for Writers.​

FREE "Tickets" (first-come, first-served) for Winston Baker Webinars on Entertainment related topics!​

Since the start of the shelte​r-in-place, Winston Baker has been putting together some fantastic virtual events. You can find out about upcoming ones, or go back and watch previous (like an interview with SFSU Alum Danny Glover) at the link below. Many of their events are free, but if you want to attend one that costs for free (available to the first 20 who write for each event,) please e-mail Haley Seppa at for the ​code!​

Hulu U​
Attention all college and university students! ICYMI: Hulu has a new subscription offer made exclusively for you. Beginning today, you and your classmates can access Hulu, including all Hulu Original content, Hulu's Watch Party feature, and more, for just $1.99 a month. Start streaming now by signing up at ​

Industry-Student Mentorship & Portfolio Review​
Participate in a virtual mentorship session and receive detailed portfolio* fe​​edback. This is intended to establish a 1:1 relationship with industry professionals, which can be done virtually. * Student must have a ready for review portfolio and be nominated by a professor​.​

Industry-Faculty Connection for Virtual Event / Workshop / Webinar​
We are happy to connect Faculty (from all disciplines) with Industry Professionals in their field. Please e-mail Haley Seppa at to discuss possibilities!

Job/Internship Listings for CSU Students (including Virtual listings)
Check out our database of companies looking for YOU!

Micro Internships
When you are launching your career, Micro-Internships provide a tremendous opportunity. Not only can you explore different career paths and work on interestin​g assignments, you can also demonstrate your abilities to potential employers while building your professional portfolio and network.

Social Change Fund United (SCFU) Gamechangers Fellowship
In its pilot year, SCFU will partner with colleges and universities to select up to 10 SCFU Gamechangers for a 7-month program that will conclude with a final presentation for an opportunity to receive grant funding for their community action project.  

The Fund supports a robust cons​tellation of organizations on the frontlines of liberating Black people and advocating for communities of color through improved policies, representation, and narrative change. SCFU leverages the power of collective impact and influence to create social change. By utilizing the global platforms of the Fund’s Founding members Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, and Dwyane Wade; along with Executive Council members, Candace Parker, CJ McCollum, Khris Middleton and Natasha Cloud, SCFU follows the guiding principle that we are stronger together.

For more info, please visit: 
or download the Guidelines PDF​.​
Apply here:

The CSUEA has negotiated a special deal for year-long memberships with which grants immediate access to the newest jobs and internships in the entertainment industry.

Interested in the world VR/AR/XR? Our membership with VRARA grants you access to their events and opportunities. Contact us to find out more!

The Wrap
Through our partnership with The Wrap all CSU students & faculty can now receive access to The Wrap’s member-only portal WrapPRO​ for only $30/yr (regularly priced at $325/yr). Membership includes unlimited access to exclusive industry news, research and access to events throughout the year! Their current membership largely consists of executives from companies like Disney, Netflix, ABC, Hulu, Spotify, Viacom, CBS, ESPN, WME, CAA, and many more.  WrapPRO is the absolute best way to stay in the know on the business of entertainment! Sign up now using the codes below.  Be sure to use your student/faculty email to sign up.  Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to learn more about the business of entertainment and stay in the know!
Student code: CSUALLIANCE30
​Faculty code: CSUALLIANCE60​


Digital Hollywood – Los Angeles
Our higher education collaboration with Digital Hollywood allows us to offer extremely discounted passes for both Students & Faculty to attend this bi-annual conference in October and May. The participating panels and events can also be streamed live through the Digital Hollywood site.

TVOT SF Scholars Program
CSU Students can participate in the TVOT SF Scholars Program and be part of this high-profile, multi-platform entertainment media & technology industry conference as an intern or attendee. Currently only CSU and Stanford students participate in this exclusive program. Students can serve as a short-term intern working closely with TVOT SF staff to help produce this exciting annual Bay Area event and/or only attend the 2-day conference for free! If you (or a CSU student you know) are interested in participating, please email Haley Seppa at