Become an Intern

Come on, we know you want to.

The Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) allows students work at prestigious advertising agencies on various accounts, interact with advertising professionals on a day-to-day basis, and gain valuable professional credentials.

Students selected for the annual 10-week paid summer internship program, which runs from early June to mid-August, will hone their skills in one of the following advertising disciplines:

• Account Management
• Art Direction
• Broadcast Production
• Copywriting
• Digital/Interactive Design
• Internet Marketing
• Media Buying
• Media Planning
• Project Management
• Public Relations
• Social Media
• Strategic/Account Planning


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 a participating 4A’s portfolio school* (including fall 2011 and spring 2012 graduates);
• Maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.2 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.

Applications for MAIP 2014 will be available in the Fall of 2013.

For more information and application due dates, please visit MAIP Matters.