Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of our newest program destinations, and is already becoming one of the most popular due to it's enviable location in the heart of California, and it's great music industry, and nightlife/social scene.

Known as 'the City of Angels', Los Angeles is a cultural, entertainment and style centre, and is home to treasures like Venice Beach, the Viper Room, and the iconic Capitol Records building. 

MII programs run monthly to the Los Angeles, delivering access to some of the largest and most dynamic music industry businesses the west coast has to offer.

Music Industry Internships – Life Changing Experiences
General

With the a dynamic multi-cultural population and a diverse economy, Los Angeles typifies a modern forward-looking cosmopolitan city.

Home to many of the world's best known labels and artists, a walk along the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, serves as a who's who of the founders of modern film but also music.

A city that is constantly evolving, Los Angeles is also now home to some of the most creative young labels and producers, and continues to retain it's position as one of the leading cities in the global music scene

From the fashionable Rodeo Drive and Beverly Hills, to the hustle and bustle of downtown, to the sun-kissed pacific beaches, Los Angeles is an amazing city

Popcorn-culture, laid-back modernity, and music - Los Angeles is a one of a kind

City Stats
Currency:
USD
Population:
3.9 million
Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish
Climate:
Hot summers and mild winters
Areas of note:
Hollywood, Venice, Beverly Hills
Main Airports:
LAX
Accommodation

Accommodation in Los Angeles can be expensive, but the range of options is wide, and includes specialised student accommodation, private rented flat-shares, and city-center hostels.

Our team can advise on the most suitable options that match your chosen program, providing quotes and make bookings on your behalf.

Typical costs per week in USD
Flatshare - Private room:
$ 200.00 - $ 280.001
Air b'n'b – Private room:
$ 180.00 - $ 500.002
Budget to Luxury Hotel:
$ 170.00 - $ 4,000.003
City centre hostel
$ 200.00 - $ 340.004
1. Not available for internships of less than 16 weeks.
2. Payment is typically due in advance.
3. No deposit is typically required.
4. A deposit is typically required.
Language Courses

Demand for English courses among interns is low, however Los Angeles boasts numerous high quality language schools that offer intensive, refresher, and longer-term English and Spanish courses, that can be scheduled to run alongside your program.

Our team has relationships with a number of the best language schools across the country, and can provide advice, quotes and book courses on your behalf.

Typical course costs per week in USD
1-week intensive course: $160.00 - $400.00
2-week intensive course: $200.00 - $600.00
4 week evening course: $260.00 - $550.00
6 week evening course: $300.00 - $700.00
Weekend study (4 weeks): $200.00 - $400.00
Weekend study (8 weeks): $340.00 - $650.00
Airport Transfers

Having an airport transfer arranged and waiting for you upon your arrival provides peace of mind, and convenience.

From limos and taxis, to rail and coach transfers, we have relationships with reputable local providers who will meet you as you arrive and deliver you to your accommodation safely and quickly.

Our team is happy to assist with providing quotes and making bookings on your behalf as required.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is not compulsory for interns, however it is highly recommended that some level of cover is taken out to protect against unforeseen accidents, and/or loss of property.

For interns not covered by their own policy, we can introduce you to a number of reputable providers, provide advice about the various levels of cover available, and secure cover before your program begins.

Music Industry Internships – Life Changing Experiences
2017 / 2018 Program Start Dates
  • September 4th 2017
  • October 2nd 2017
  • November 6th 2017
  • December 4th 2017
  • January 8th 2018
  • February 5th 2018
  • March 7th 2018
  • April 2nd 2018
  • May 7th 2018
  • June 4th or 18th 2018
  • July 2nd or 23rd 2018
  • August 6th 2018
  • September 3rd 2018
  • November 5th 2018
  • December 3rd 2018
What's Included
A professional internship
The program includes a guaranteed internship within a dynamic business that operates within the music industry for the period requested.
Pre-departure Q&A session
The program includes a pre-departure Q&A session with your Program Manager, who will answer any questions that you have about your internship, host business or destination, and ensure that you have prepared everything necessary to get the most out of your trip.
Post-arrival orientation session with local coordinator
The program includes a post-arrival orientation session with your local coordinator who will answer any questions that you have about your chosen program, host business or destination, and provide you with local insight, advice and information to ensure you get the most out of your trip.
Welcome pack including local map and essential information
The program includes a welcome pack which includes a local destination map, guides to public transport, local attractions, restaurants, and cultural events. The pack also includes a list of important contact numbers, a short insider’s city guide written by our team, and information about your host company.
Flight and travel insurance advice
The program includes access to our Partnerships Team who will answer any questions you might have about securing the most suitable flights to your destination, and sourcing the most appropriate insurance product.
Accommodation option advice and booking facility
The program includes access to our Partnerships Team who can advise you on the best local accommodation options available, local prices, and importantly legal matters including tenancy agreements and deposit security (for private rentals). The team can also negotiate and make accommodation bookings on your behalf if necessary.
Why Music Industry Internships?
  • We are the only specialist music industry internship provider
  • Our data -driven approach is unique
  • 99% of our 2016 interns recommend us
  • We have access to the best host companies
  • Our service is professional and transparent