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The Group Effort Initiative exists to create a pipeline for members of underrepresented communities to get real experience towards lasting careers within the entertainment industry.
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Variety Inclusion Impact Report 2022
The Group Effort Initiative was featured in Variety's Inclusion Impact Report 2022
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GEI’s Mission

To create a pipeline for members of underrepresented communities to establish long-term careers within the entertainment industry.
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What Does GEI Offer

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Paid Internships

Connecting participants to meaningful paid internships

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Entry-Level Job Opportunities

Securing entry-level jobs for participants that match their career interests

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On-set Production Assistant (PA) Opportunities

Placing participants as PAs on a variety of productions

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Mentorships

Matching students to industry mentors

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Education

Organizing year-round workshops, panel discussions, and educational experiences

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GEI By The Numbers

673

paid internships secured

159

entry-level/full-time positions secured on and off set

250+

entertainment companies we partner with

60+

community pipeline organizations and local colleges

34

educational programming events

1000+

participants served

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