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Want to get hands-on experience at a creative advertising agency?
If so, AKA might be the place for you. Students who intern with us have the opportunity to work in the following areas of our business:

Marketing & Promotions

Media

Content

Studio

Business Development

Client Services

Insights

Digital

Alternatively, email your intern inquiries to intern@aka.nyc
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Program information

Internship Periods

Summer: June 2– August 10 (application deadline: April 20)
Fall: September – December (application deadline: July 1)
Spring: January – May (application deadline: November 1) 

Spring and fall internships require a minimum commitment of two days a week, with the number of hours depending on the department’s preference. Summer internships are full-time, Monday - Friday.

School Credit

Students must be eligible to earn course credit through their university (credits are based on specific requirements established by each university).

Stipends

While the internship is unpaid, there is a pro-rated weekly stipend and MetroCard reimbursement. Academic credit can also usually be arranged through interns’ university*.

*Please let AKA know what stipulations are included in your intern program and if anything would be required of us ahead of time so we can plan accordingly.

Perks

AKA offers its interns many opportunities, which may or may not include the below:

  • Department 101: An inside look at each to see how each contributes to the agency.
  • Vendor Tours: Organized tours with vendors with whom we regularly work.
  • Show Tickets: Occasional tickets to shows are offered to employees depending on availability from clients/vendors.
  • Summer Pitch Project: During the summer, students will collaborate on a project to put together their own pitch from start to finish, utilizing the information given to them during their internship at AKA.

Application Process

Please send the following materials below to be considered:

  • Cover letter (Please specify which department you would like to be considered for within your Cover Letter)
  • Resume’
  • List of any relevant coursework
  • Academic/professional letter(s) of recommendation (not required, but definitely a plus)

AKA’s Internship Program is highly competitive. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, it is not possible to respond directly to all applicants. Your patience is greatly appreciated.

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Please email your intern inquiries to intern@aka.nyc

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Learn more about our perks

Enhance your career

  • Global Exchange Program - London/NY AKA Offices
  • Annual Leadership Team
  • Company and Management "Away Days"
  • Lunch and Learn Series
  • Access to AKA research and publications
  • Professional development and external training opportunities, including regular webinars

Live well

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurances
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Insurance - Long Term
  • Health Club; Fitness & Sports Gear
  • Free Flu Vaccines

Refuel

  • Generous Personal Paid Time-Off Policy
  • Half Day Summer Fridays
  • AKAdemy Classes
  • Pet-friendly office (with approval)

SAVE FOR THE FUTURE

  • Year-End Profit Share Bonus
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pre-tax Commuting Benefits
  • Employee Personal Discounts, including travel; cellular plans; electronics; grocery coupons; apparel; educational tools.
  • Voluntary Employee Paid Benefits, including legal services; auto, home, pet insurance; real estate service.
  • Employee Purchase Program

COMMUNITY

  • School of Visual Arts Annual Scholarship
  • High school student mentoring

A LITTLE EXTRA

  • Complimentary theater tickets
  • Bagel Thursdays