As an Advertising student, at one of the most success advertising degree programs in the nation, you will begin your professional career on day one. Starting with first semester class projects, you will begin making eye-catching advertisements using state-of-the -art software and cutting-edge facilities. As you advance through this advertising program you will earn a marketing communications degree and learn the intricacies of copywriting, art direction, account planning and management and have a portfolio that stands out above the rest.
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As students develop their talents and unique styles at this progressive Advertising school, students have many opportunities to network with professionals in the industry and begin their professional futures:
With an exhibition of fresh and original work, Academy of Art University's Spring Show draws crowds of industry professionals each year. Advertising student students showcase their best work to professionals such as McCann Erickson and Ogilvy-Mather to name a few.
Career & Entrepreneurial Services
Whether studying online or in San Francisco, students will benefit from being surrounded by world-renowned advertising agencies such as Butler, Shine Stern & Partners, Mekanism and Twitter, just to name a few. Students prepare for entry into the professional work force by taking advantage of the Career & Entrepreneurial Development department’s onsite and online workshops. See More.
Topics include: Job Search Strategies, Resumes & Cover Letters, Entrepreneurship: Starting Your Own Business, Networking & Interviewing Techniques.
In addition, online office hours and career service chats offer opportunities for students to get individual career counseling, advice on resume and interview expectations, portfolio tips, hiring standards, industry trends and networking techniques.
All registered students, graduates, and alumni have access to the daily updated job board, where companies post internships, freelance, full time and part time positions.
Industry Relationships & Events
Throughout each semester, students from the School of Advertising are encouraged to participate in the industry’s top competitions and are flown to destination to pick up their award. Examples include: Andy (Bronze – Moleskin; Bronze – Philips Flat Screen), D&D One Show (Silver – Long’s Horseradish) and Clio. Students also benefit from lectures special events and game panels. Past presenters have included Carmichael Lynch, T3 and more.
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