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ACADEMY

THE WRITER'S COLLECTIVE+

May 9 - July 29, 2022

A 12-WEEK ONLINE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE

IN COLLABORATION WITH:

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Turn your passion for writing into a lucrative career. This online course covers various topics related to digital marketing as the newest, most relevant trends, tools, techniques, and topics emerge. The Writer’s Collective+ is a multi-platform digital marketing program, designed to ensure you walk away with a portfolio of skills companies are looking for. 

 

ENTITY is on a mission to change the future of education and work for women. Become a part of our community today!

We are only accepting 100 students, so secure your spot today!

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HERE'S YOUR CHANCE TO WORK FOR YOUR DREAM COMPANY

Get trained. Get mentored. Get placed.

ENTITY’s four-pillar formula offers a whole-person approach to education, ensuring our students benefit from a personalized learning experience. We are committed to your success – this is how we accomplish it!

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HARD SKILLS

SOFT SKILLS

MENTORSHIP

CAREER SUPPORT

This hybrid program begins with an 11-week remote learning experience, followed by a 1-week Mentorship Immersive in Los Angeles. The in-person portion of this program is an optional add-on (not necessary for graduation) to provide students with the opportunity to meet the ENTITY community, celebrate their graduation, present their final projects, and prepare to hit the ground running with career workshops. Capacity for this program is limited to 100 students, so apply before spots fill up! Applicants must be in a four-year university program or have a Bachelor’s degree.

WEEKS 1-11:

WEEK 12:

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Meet Your Mentors

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ENTITY Forums

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Mock Interviews

Graduation at Soho House

ENTITY ACADEMY TUITION

(May 9 - July 29, 2022)

$15,000

ENTITY HOUSING OPTION* FOR OPTIONAL IRL PROGRAM

(July 24 - July 29, 2022)

$1,500

*Housing for the IRL add-on is courtesy of LEVEL Furnished Living in Downtown Los Angeles. Students that participate in the IRL add-on are not required to stay at LEVEL and may secure their own housing.

Turn Your Creative Background Into a Lucrative Career 

ATTENTION WRITERS: Utilizing your writing chops to land a high-paying job is possible. Upskilling into digital marketing is a career move we’ve helped hundreds of students make – students who are now working at BuzzFeed, IBM, TikTok, Marvel, ViacomCBS, and more. 

 

Our goal in this program is to help you build a portfolio that employers want from entry-level candidates. If you’re already a good writer, learning paid advertising on the top 5 major social platforms is sure to turn you into a well-rounded, all-star candidate.

 

This is why we've teamed up with UCLA Extension to offer one college-level course that will accelerate a successful transition from college to career:

MULTI-PLATFORM DIGITAL MARKETING

IN COLLABORATION WITH:

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Our multi-platform digital marketing course teaches content strategy and paid marketing principles on the 5 major social platforms of the 21st century. 

 

Learn how to launch campaigns, build an audience, and grow businesses on social media!

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This new course offered in collaboration with UCLA Extension is an ENTITY-only experience, designed for ambitious #WomenThatDo!

Curriculum

This online curriculum is a hands-on, exercise driven course that gives students the opportunity to work through problem-solving exercises to build expertise in digital media writing and paid social advertising. Walk away with skills that magazines, beauty brands, PR firms, and more look for in an ideal candidate.

 

This program also includes an ENTITY-exclusive UCLA Extension class on multi-platform digital marketing, with curricula developed in collaboration with industry expert instructors. Thanks to this collaboration, students are eligible to earn up to 5 transferable college credits after taking this course.*

*Credits may be transferable for advanced standing in degree programs in professional studies elsewhere, subject to the procedures of the receiving institution.

ENTITY Academy's Online Curriculum:

In Collaboration With 

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Writing and Editing for Digital Media

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Search Engine Optimization

Sourcing and Fact Checking

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Organic Social Media Growth (Facebook)

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Fundamentals of Design & Branding

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How to Use inDesign

Multi-Platform Digital Marketing

 
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What's Included:

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Over 100 hours of instructional content (combination of live and pre-recorded classes).

41 instructional contact hours with UCLA Extension instructors.

Live classes via UCLA Extension's Zoom platform.

Instructional materials held on UCLA Extension’s Learning Management System (Canvas).

Instructors will be available for up to 2 hours per week for remote office hours.

Live Fireside Chats with members of ENTITY's Mentor Network, which includes Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, CEOs, thought leaders, and more!

Soft skills workshops to build a growth mindset and confidence, as well as career workshops to help you negotiate compensation.

Career services, including resume building, portfolio development, and mock interviews. 

Lifetime connections with a community of peers, mentors, and other #WomenThatDo.

An Immersive In-Person Experience (Optional)

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If you opt to join us in Los Angeles from July 24 - July 29, 2022, you will have the opportunity to receive live mentorship from industry experts, bond with your peers in ENTITY Forums, participate in mock interviews, present your final projects, and attend a career fair with ENTITY’s industry partners. This is also your chance to celebrate your graduation at Soho House in Downtown Los Angeles with your fellow #WomenThatDo.

 

Students who opt-in to this immersive will be able to stay at LEVEL Luxury Suites (for an additional $1,500), located at the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Students will be matched with roommates and share a room inside of a two-bedroom suite. Amenities include:

  • Kitchen

  • Washer/dryer in-unit

  • Pool

  • Gym

  • Steam room and sauna

  • Parking

  • Cleaning service

  • 24-hour gated security

  • And more!

Live Mentor Sessions

Through our in-person experience, you will have access to our world-class mentors who are CEOs, thought-leaders, and change-makers. Our Mentor Network will guide you in your career journey by answering any questions you have regarding your career field, how to approach an interview, best tactics to land a job, and give industry insights. Our mentors are here to help the next generation of #WomenThatDo succeed!

Activities

Students will enjoy fun activities to help them take a break from their coursework and broaden their horizons. In the past, these activities have included chess lessons, yoga, self-defense training, learning how to fly a plane, and Zumba classes. We make sure our programs are not all work and no play!

Mock Interviews

Mock interviews will be provided to students to allow the interviewee to become familiar with an interview setting, work on nonverbal communication skills, and create effective responses. This will help get you accustomed to any interview environment, whether it's in-person, over the phone, or in a group setting.

PATRICIA ARQUETTE
Oscar-Winning Actress & Activist
SUSAN ROCKEFELLER
Award-Winning Filmmaker & Founder of Musings Mag
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LOPEZ
Vice President & General Manager at Intel
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MURPH
Director of Strategy & Planning at Edelman
MERLE
GINSBERG
Writer & Editor for Harper's Bazaar and Rolling Stone

Financing Options

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Income Share Agreements*

An opportunity to pay $0 upfront until you land a job. Learn more about ISAs here. 

*For qualified applicants only 

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Deferred Repayment

Through Ascent, you can take out a loan and only start paying it back after graduation.

Financing Partner: Ascent

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Outside Scholarships

You can search over 3.7 million scholarships and grants on Scholarships.com, a site designed to help students cover expenses for education.

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Flexible Payment Plans

Our payment plans allow you to break up your payments and pay them off over time.

Financial Aid

If you're still in school, you may be able put some of your financial aid towards this program.

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