The IMPACT Experience
IMPACT offers students a summer like no other by seamlessly blending education, experiential learning, professional opportunities, and entertainment into a one-of-a-kind program experience. Check out what some of our 102 alumni have to say about their IMPACT experience and how they are thriving in their careers post-program!See All
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2023 Program Sizzles!
Check out our 2023 program sizzles to hear our students share their experiences from this past summer, get a first-hand look at the core elements of our professional development program, and learn how IMPACT can help jumpstart your career! Click the video links below!
IMPACT Learning Institute bridges the gap between education and employment for students and young professionals seeking careers in the Sports, Entertainment, and Media industries.Learn More!
Our summer professional development program held at UCLA Anderson School of Management's spectacular campus in sunny Southern California is a premier educational experience unlike any other. From college freshmen to graduate students to recent graduates - any serious-minded, early-stage professionals from around the world can expand their network and learn how to jump-start their careers in these highly-competitive fields.
Travel to Los Angeles this summer and experience LA’s great weather and when you have free time, explore Santa Monica Beach, West Hollywood, Venice, Beverly Hills, Disneyland, and more.Get Started!
World-Class Industry Insight
IMPACT provides access to an unparalleled roster of high-level executives and industry leaders as speakers, mentors, and instructors. Our students learn about a variety of fields within Sports, Entertainment & Media and gain invaluable insight from the diverse career paths of our unmatched team of professionals.Meet the Pros
“My experience with IMPACT was way more than I could have ever expected . . . I was excited to be selected to the program and knew the type of people I would be exposed to but had no idea just how meaningful the experience was going to be . . . It’s definitely one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.”– Farzad-Elhaam Seton Hall University MBA
“. . . it was an opportunity of a lifetime . . . this experience has allowed me to gain a better understanding of myself and how to bust into the industry. I’ve made a lot of new friends who are so incredibly driven, it makes me want to better myself and I know I can depend on them throughout my entire life.”– Allyssa California Lutheran University
“Getting to see and hear from so many talented business professionals is a one of a kind experience. The IMPACT program is such a welcoming environment to people who want to learn about Sports, Business, and Entertainment. It was worth showing up and taking part every single day.”– Noah University of South Carolina