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Summer in L.A. Director Russell Williams


Deadline: March 31


Last day to drop courses with no financial penalty: May 30

  Getting to L.A.: Please make the necessary arrangements.

Housing options:You must secure your own housing. Trip-sponsor Russell Williams will help you with this process

Field Experience:  You secure your own position, although once you are registered, Prof. Williams will feed you "inside information" from the industry and AU alumni to help you find an internship.


For more information about the School of Communication's Summer in L.A. program, contact Professor Russell Williams at rwill@american.edu or check out the links below.

Summer @ SOC

SOC has programs for both high school and college students, plus courses designed for working professors.

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