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LSP Student Membership

What is it:

Connect with the production industry leaders, advance your career, and make a difference by getting involved.

Join LSP’s community of the live show industry professionals and gain real word knowledge from the talented people that are shaping the future of the industry. Learn new technologies, grow your skills, make connections, explore solutions to problems and advance your career.

As an LSP Student member, you can take advantage of extensive professional and student benefits, most of which are available at no additional cost or at a substantial discount.

Networking, skill-building, and access to the best minds in the business. Before you’re out of school.

LSP is a worldwide organization with members around the globe.

As an LSP student member, you gain practical experience outside the classroom. Connect with professionals in your area of interest; get access to hundreds of key resources that will open doors when you start your professional career.

Most benefits are available online, so you can access information when you need it, anytime and anywhere. Here are some examples:

  • Take advantage of networking opportunities while learning about exciting new techniques and trends.
  • Communicate and collaborate with fellow LSP members and seasoned pros in your area and in your field of interest.
  • Find essential content and interesting information – from technical solutions to creative inspiration.

LSP Student Member Benefits-at-a-Glance

  • LSP Updates, monthly summaries of essential industry news
  • Job board including jobs and internships
  • e-Mentoring
  • Invitations to local student section meetings, events and activities
  • Networking in-person and online
  • Online member directory of live show professionals
  • Plus much more!

Joining LSP is the Most Important Connection every Live Event Student Should Make

Valuable information with unlimited access
Gain fast access to comprehensive, constantly updated resources to inform and inspire your work.

  • Stay on top of the latest industry news
  • The award-winning Blogs and social media resources
  • LSP journals, publications and articles

LSP Job Board features jobs and internships
Find job postings and internship opportunities through the LSP Job Board

  • Find an internship, your first job, or move to the next stage of your career
  • Positions in all fields at all levels
  • Search listings and post your resume

Activities on campus offer exceptional access
LSP college activities range in scope from international to campus specific. Visit LSP’s events section or your school’s website to see upcoming activities.

  • Build your skills and expertise
  • Network with piers of every level

LSP’s Mentoring Program provides valuable experience
There’s no resource like experience, and our LSP Mentoring Program lets you tap directly into the experience of a working professional in your field of interest. Many student members continue mentorship after graduation for advice as they start their careers.

  • One-on-one career and professional advice
  • Academic guidance

Networking through LSP’s many available communities
Explore your interests and network with your peers.

  • Get specialized advice based on your field, interest, or project
  • Connect with experienced Professionals
  • Online communities (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, etc)
  • Join your local Student Section

Benefits for students
Numerous discounts, perks and privileges, plus special discounts just for student members

  • Inclusion in the online LSP Student Membership Roster and availability lists
  • Numerous face-to-face and virtual networking opportunities for all members of the producing team in corporate theater, event, live show and Broadway theater
  • Access to various staffing resources and employment opportunities, including daily job postings, and two annual Job Forums: “Corporate America” and “On Location”
  • Discounted registration to the annual S3 [Scope/Schedule/Spend] Conference
  • Access to liability and special coverage insurance rates
  • Discounted Event Payroll Services provided by ADP
  • LSP Monthly “Just Like Rehearsal” Email Newsletters listing job postings, LSP info, general announcements, and much more
  • Participation in the LSP Mentoring Program

How to qualify:

Student Member

A Student Member shall be a student regularly enrolled and working towards a degree in an approved event curriculum, or towards a degree in a regionally accredited institution.

  • 30 hours of volunteer service to a nonprofit or community service
  • Two Professional letters of reference
  • Essay on the Live Show Industry – why do you want to work in the business?
  • Submit Student Application – via the LSP website

If you are interested in a Student Account, please contact us here.