Name: Jil Rinne
Program: Master of Communication Management
Expected graduation: May 2018
Hometown: Boston, MA
Why did you choose to attend Annenberg?
I was debating whether to stay at my job in Boston and attend graduate school there part-time, or take a big leap and quit my job, move to California, and go to USC. I had never even been to LA, so I...
Applications for Spring Break 2019 are now closed. If you submitted an application, please anticipate a response within 2-3 weeks.Program: Communication for social change and sustainability
Boats docked on Thailand's shore.
Annenberg International Programs launched its first alternative spring break program in the spring 2018... Read more
Think L.A.’s panel on October 18, 2017.
Most college students go home after a long day of class and work to binge-watch Netflix, Hulu or HBO. Me? I prefer endless hours of CNN. Anderson Cooper is my Beyoncé and Poppy Harlow my Taylor Swift. Over the past couple of years while studying in LA, I’ve been fortunate enough to have held numerous internship positions within the news and media industries, but as my last undergraduate summer...
I stepped onto the picturesque Hollywood studio lot on a warm spring day. I wasn’t here for a tour, nor was I here to visit a friend – I was here for an interview! I can only imagine the possibilities of where my career will go if I worked here. I’m greeted by Jed, who says he is here to take me to my interview. He casually hops onto a golf cart and turns it on, waiting for me to get into the...
After attending lectures by USC Coach Clay Helton and Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll in my entrepreneurship class, “Taking the Leap,” I began to realize that working in sports may be a great fit for me. As a former high school athlete and current USC club field hockey player, I never realized how important sports were to both me and my family life. After hearing these coaches speak, I...