Ad/PR students are annually selected for highly competitive national summer internships in major advertising agencies and media companies where they get experience and help grow their and network of professional support.
Here are a few resources:
MAIP: Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (sponsored by 4 A’s) By combining real-world work experience, training and development, and networking opportunities within the industry, MAIP participants gain a valuable professional credential to better position themselves in the marketplace. Throughout the summer, fellows placed in major markets participate in agency sponsored professional development workshops and seminars, which provide a deeper dive into the various advertising and media disciplines. The workshops also grant fellows the opportunity to learn more about the host agency’s culture through networking with agency professionals post-workshop and agency tours.
Emma Bowen Foundation: With support from our more than 75 corporate and nonprofit partners, the Emma Bowen Foundation recruits promising students of color and places them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation's leading media, PR and technology companies, provide the media and tech industries with a pipeline of young talent and emerging leadership, and advocate for best practices in diverse hiring, retention and advancement.
T Howard Foundation: T Howard is a mission driven organization dedicated to increasing diversity in the media industry.
This internship program gives college students professional work experience with major media, technology and advertising companies. THF alumni, college grads and young professionals have access to our career & alumni services for job placement.
Rockefeller Archive Center Internship: This paid internship provides the selected student a unique opportunity to complete a project rooted in digital humanities and/or archival work. Interns work 12-15 hours/week at the Rockefeller Archive Center where they are exposed to a broad range of humanities collections and digital works to better appreciate the role of humanities in our culture. A journal documenting work and internship experience will be completed.