CCNY’s BIC master’s student Jillian Springer joins 2024 MAIP fellowship program

Jillian Springer, a master’s student in the Branding and Communications Program (BIC) at The City College of New York, was chosen by the 4A's / American Association of Advertising Agencies Foundation to take part in the highly selective 2024 Multicultural Advertising Internship Program (MAIP).
Springer, who graduates in 2025, joins Pereira O'Dell (POD) as a design intern. POD is a New York-based independent creative agency founded by past BIC Lecturer P.J. Pereira. At POD, Springer will have the opportunity to work on accounts such as IHOP, Zelle, Adobe, as well as several brands under the General Mills umbrella. MAIP also hosts professional development workshops, activities, and networking events for its Fellowship cohort.
A native New Yorker, Springer is a graphic designer in the creative track at BIC. She currently works at Baruch College, where she completed her undergraduate degree. She also previously studied at School of Visual Arts.

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Thea Klapwald