Author Archives: Veronica Alcocer

Take the best job ever — mine.

Hi there, work study over here making an announcement. I’m graduating, so take my job please. 

If you’re eligible (check link below), apply for the ADV/WNM federal work study position! What’s the job like? Glad you asked. 

You will be an Administrative Assistant to the Advertising/Web Design & New Media department. Job duties include: 

  • Writing amazing blog posts like this one
  • Posting on ADV/WNM social media accounts
  • Helping with departmental events, such as One Show Bootcamp and Spring Show

Required skills:

  • Proficiency with Mac computers and basic Mac software (Microsoft office suite for Mac)
  • Ability to quickly learn the department’s organization systems (such as Google docs, Jupiter)
  • Professionalism in customer service and task management

Preferred skills:

  • Photography and social media coursework
  • Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite and video editing

Hours are 10-20 hours a week, you get to create your schedule within the range of 9am-7pm, Monday-Friday. Pay is SF minimum wage. 

If you want to work with your awesome department directors and faculty while getting flexible hours, email to set up an interview appointment with your resume and student ID. Trust me, it’s worth it. Good luck!

Check eligibility here (see Federal Work Study tab):

Sign up for the Spring Show 2021 Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate being done with finals by participating in a fun, virtual scavenger hunt! Email to receive the prompts. First student to complete the challenge gets $100 Amazon Gift Card.

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:

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:

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:

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 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.

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 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

Have fun and expand your horizons!