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MAIP Information for Students 

Through the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP), students work at prestigious advertising agencies on various accounts, interact with advertising professionals on a day-to-day basis, and gain valuable professional credential that can help better position themselves in the marketplace.

Students selected for the annual 22-week national fellowship program, featuring 12 weeks of virtual training (March - May) and 10 week agency experience (June - August), will hone their craft in one of the following advertising disciplines:

  • Account Management
  • Art Direction
  • Copywriting
  • Design
  • Media Buying
  • Media Planning
  • Production
  • Project Management
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Strategic/Account Planning



How to Apply

To be eligible to apply for MAIP, a student must be:

  • Asian/Asian American, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, Black/African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Multiracial or Multiethnic (e.g., Hispanic and Black)
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States (visas are not accepted)
  • Currently a college junior, senior, or graduate student at any accredited, degree-granting college or university, or a student attending an established portfolio school (including fall 2015 and spring 2016 graduates)
  • Maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0.
    - College juniors, seniors or second-year graduate or portfolio school students must meet the GPA requirement at the time the application is submitted. First-semester graduate students or transfer students must meet the GPA requirement with their Fall semester grades. Proof of GPA must be submitted via an official college transcript upon request.
  • Able to show your passion to kick start a career in advertising through your essays.

If you qualify to be a part of MAIP, the experience will be a big step toward a career in a dynamic, creative industry. But, the first step is up to you.



Application Timeline

Application for 2016 will be available mid summer of 2015.

 

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