Save the Dates: ADV/WNM Spring Show Awards Ceremony & Grad Party

We’re almost done with the semester! And we have a couple exciting events ahead. We have our annual Spring Show awards ceremony May 26th @ 5pm PST. Additionally we will be hosting a virtual Grad Party May 27th @ 12pm PST, honoring the recent grads and welcoming anyone to attend. Hear from some top grads and alumni. See and socialize with ADV/WNM faculty and fellow grads. Have your moment to shine while the directors read your name aloud. Invite your family and friends!

To attend either events, use this zoom link: https://art.zoom.us/my/fmchale2

If you cannot attend the live event, we will be recording to watch later. We hope to see you there!

Multimedia Specialist Job Opportunity at VirTra

VirTra is hiring a Multimedia Specialist. They will be responsible for the design, creation, and management of multimedia deliverables, including video, audio, animation, and graphic design collateral that supports training delivery, marketing, sales, and other corporate communications initiatives. The Multimedia Specialist works closely under the Director of Marketing in the execution of objectives that support VirTra’s marketing objectives.

This position would require the candidates to relocate or live in Arizona. If you’re interested, complete the application process by going to our website:  https://www.virtra.com/overview-le/careers/

More details about job description available below

Multimedia Specialist Description

Internship Opportunity at AKQA

The Future Academy exists to ignite curiosity in everyone. This is an 8-week internship program designed to discover and foster the next generation of creative innovators.

The Future Academy includes a holistic curriculum, which consists of real-world, cutting-edge work experience on global brands, sprints on proactive client briefs, ongoing mentorship, personal and professional development training, knowledge-sharing from AKQA experts, and custom online courses. 

To learn more about the application process, use this link: https://www.akqa.com/careers/future-academy-intern-3048749/

Attend the Multicultural Advertising Intern Program Info Sessions Starting on 4/26!

The Multicultural Advertising Intern Program is an internship program for diverse candidates with a paid internship in the advertising industry. The MAIP Fellowship comprises 22 weeks of invaluable professional development experience. Students begin their experience with 12 weeks of Virtual Spring Training led by the industry’s best and brightest.

After completing their training, MAIP fellows are flown to their host agency’s location for a nine-week, full-time, paid internship experience fully immersing them into the industry. In larger regions, fellows also have the opportunity to attend MAIP Labs–professional development seminars hosted by volunteer agencies nearby. Applications open every September.

So what does this mean now? 

MAIP is hosting info sessions starting April 26 @ 5-6pm ET! These are virtual meetings and you can sign up for a session using this link.

All eligibility details here.

MAIP applicants must be current juniors/seniors in college, be enrolled in graduate school, or be enrolled in portfolio school. Additionally, applicants must identify as:

American Indian or Alaska Native
Middle Eastern
Black/African American/Afro-Caribbean
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Multiracial (e.g. Hispanic and Black)

Reminder: Spring Show Deadline EXTENDED Until 4/19

Don’t forget to submit your work to Spring Show this weekend! The deadline has been extended until Monday, April 19. Use this link https://artuwnm.com/springshow/ to enter. Good luck! 


Apply to Apple’s Orchard Program

Alumni and graduating students! Apple is starting up their next Orchard program. The Orchard is a yearlong paid apprenticeship in Marcom focused on bringing emerging, diverse talent into our teams across many disciplines. Apple plans to have positions available for writers, designers, art directors, video producers, UX designers and web developers, brand managers, strategic and media planners, CG creatives, and interactive producers. The chance for ongoing, full-time employment in Marcom is possible upon completion of program. 

Their application window has just opened, and the deadline is May 10. You can apply here.

Spring Show Submissions Deadline has been EXTENDED!

If you haven’t had a chance to submit or are stressed about getting your work together in time, we have great news for you today: we are extending the Spring Show submissions deadline to Monday April 19th, 11:59pm PST. So don’t waste another minute, folks!

As always, we are here to help with any questions so feel free to reach out to advertising@academyart.edu anytime! Good luck.

Summer Internship Opportunity at Havas SF

Havas San Francisco is looking for interns to join our team for the summer! Qualified applicants are those who are either going to school full-time or have recently graduated. Start building your network and gaining experience by working at a global advertising agency based in the heart of downtown San Francisco.
Please send them an email with a short description of yourself with a link to your portfolio website and resume.
Email Header Example:
Havas SF Intern: [Full Name / Desired Department / AAU full-time or graduate]
ex) Havas SF Intern: Eric Park / Art / AAU full-time
Contact lyndsey.konrad@havas.com with the requested items. Good luck!

Attend a FREE virtual MoMA Event!

The SFMOMA Art Bash will be FREE this year! The Art Bash experience will explode across four days (April 12-15), welcoming the public to a dynamic series of virtual events, and engaging sponsors with an additional special event. To learn more visit https://artbash.sfmoma.org/

Have fun and expand your horizons! 

Friendly Reminder: Office Hours Available for You!

We hope you had a wonderful Spring Break! And hopefully you got enough rest to tackle midterms. If you feel like you’re falling behind, or want to really prepare and fine tune your projects, take advantage of our office hours! Our full-time faculty want to help and talk with you, regardless if you are taking one of their classes this semester. 

Andrea Pimentel: https://art.zoom.us/s/4244937250

Fred McHale: https://art.zoom.us/my/fmchale2

Mark Edwards: https://art.zoom.us/my/medwards2

Terry Jones: https://art.zoom.us/j/6094220033

DC Scarpelli: https://art.zoom.us/my/dcscar