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Chapman University Student Zoe Collins Selected for Television Academy Foundation Internship Program

Chapman University proudly announces that Zoe Collins, a junior at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, has been chosen for the esteemed Television Academy Foundation Internship program. Collins, selected from a competitive national pool of applicants, is among the 38 students selected by Television Academy members for this summer’s highly coveted program. The Foundation’s Internship Program offers paid internships spanning eight weeks at renowned Hollywood studios and production companies, granting college students an exceptional opportunity to further their careers.

Collins demonstrates her passion and commitment to the entertainment industry as she pursues dual majors in animation and visual effects, as well as television and production at Dodge, the nation’s No. 4 film school. Ruth Daly, director of animation and visual effects shared, “With a singular drive and passion for the animation art form Zoe has set herself apart, and made us all proud, with this exceptional accomplishment.” Throughout the summer, she will serve as a development intern at Cloudco Entertainment, a prominent entertainment company specializing in beloved children’s brands like Care Bears and Holly Hobbie.

“I have dedicated years of hard work to pursue this path, and being acknowledged by such esteemed industry leaders instills in me the confidence to achieve my goals,” shared Collins, a native of Issaquah, Washington.

“This internship will provide me with an invaluable opportunity to witness firsthand the entire development process of a series, from pitching to screen, particularly in such a specialized sector of the entertainment industry,” she said. “I am eagerly anticipating how I can apply this knowledge to my own writing and storytelling.”


About Chapman University

Founded in 1861, Chapman University is a nationally ranked private university located in Southern California. Chapman is categorized by the Carnegie Classification as an R2 “high research activity” institution and offers personalized education to more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The campus has produced a Rhodes Scholar, been named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars, and hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society. Based in the City of Orange, Chapman also includes the Harry and Diane Rinker Health Science Campus in Irvine. In 2019, the university opened its 11th college, Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering, in its newest facility, Keck Center for Science and Engineering. Learn more about Chapman University:

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