Sign Up for the 2020-21 Young Glory Competition!

Sign up for this year’s Young Glory international competition! Every month your team will receive a new brief to work on from October through April. This is a great opportunity for ADV students to creative portfolio-worthy content! 

Please please please make sure that when you sign up with your teammates, you write “School of Advertising, Academy of Art University” so your membership is processed correctly. 

You can register here, and the first brief will go live October 1st!

Fall 2020 Office Hours!

We hope everyone’s fall semester is off to a good start! If you’re interested in talking to your directors or full-time faculty, use this reference to attend their virtual office hours.

Please feel free to download our PDF version with smart links! office hours fall 2020

Paid Remote Internship Opportunity

An SF-based start-up is developing a video game based on the 1995 card game Illuminati: New World Order. They’re looking for a marketing intern for the fall with creative strategy and social media skills. If you want to learn more about the start-up check out their recent videos here:

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If you’re interested in applying, reach out to Jessica at

‘We Are Next’ Wants to Help You Get Connected in the Industry

Networking has become much more difficult these days, but We Are Next wants to help students and recent grads. If you want to chat with some mentors or use another platform for job hunting, we have a great resource for you!

We Are Next: Coffee at a Distance – sign up, state your areas of interest, and find mentors that want you to connect with them. Easy peasy lemon squeezy.

We Are Next: Job Board – weekly curated job listings for internship and junior-level opportunities, the hard part of filtering is taken care of for you!

Attend the Adobe Experience Lab Tomorrow!

If you have a free afternoon tomorrow, attend an Adobe Industry Insider event @ 1:00-2:00pm. This virtual chat will feature three leaders of different digital agencies to discuss the ins and outs of their work and culture: the clients, the projects, the employees, and the day-to-day. Plus, find out what they look for in new talent!

Register here! 

Join Adobe MAX 2020 Virtual Conference for FREE!

This year’s Adobe MAX will be hosted virtually from October 20-22, and is offered free to anyone with an account. That includes AAU students!

This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to network, learn from industry professionals, or just to have fun while improving your craft. There’s plenty of keynote speakers, performances, and lab sessions to attend. Don’t be intimidated though — the creativity conference is accessible for beginners to advanced!

Learn more and register here.

Sign Up for Adobe Creative Jam in September!

Looking for a resume or portfolio booster? Or a cash prize? Or are you just super bored? Register with a team to participate in a virtual Creative Jam from September 10 – September 22. Students across the US, UK and Canada will create projects collaborating Amazon Design x Adobe XD. 

It’s easy and free to sign up, just use this link here! Be sure to register by Wednesday, Sept. 9 @ 11:59pm PST. 

Enter the 2021 CA Typography Competition!

If you’ve worked on any typography projects in your classes, consider submitting them to the Communication Arts Typography Competition’s student division!

The selected entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Typography Annual, in print and digital editions, and on Deadline is September 4th.

Be sure to look over the Student FAQs before entering!

Peer Mentorship Program Available

If you’re a new student who needs help transitioning to university life, AAU’s peer mentorship program may be perfect for you. You can schedule one-on-one homework sessions, learn how to network, practice presenting and overall get the tools needed to thrive in your industry.

To sign up or learn more, email

BSSP Looking for Alumni Creatives

If you’re an alumni looking for a great agency to work for, Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners is looking for full-time mid-level creative teams. If you have a couple years of traditional advertising experience, this could be the perfect fit.

BSSP is currently hiring remotely, but would love to move their hires out to the Bay Area where their office is based. So if you plan to stay or return to the Bay, and create amazing work, contact Kelsey at