There is no cost to participate in the summer internship.
The primary focus is on summer internships, but we are happy to channel graduating students to your organizations for entry-level jobs.
- Guarantee one slot in your summer internship program for a MADE intern
- Ensure that the summer internship is paid
- Secure internal alignment to observe the timelines outlined
- Fill out survey about candidate profile and your hiring practices
You will need to sign a form that acknowledges the conditions above as a binding agreement that you are part of the AEF’s MADE program.
We only look at rising juniors and rising seniors at the time of application.
We are recruiting students who major in marketing and in communications as well as those who are in liberal arts and STEM.
No. The company just needs to be located in the United States. All students must have the appropriate documentation to work in the United States.
The AEF does not pay for relocation for the students.
That is up to the company’s discretion. We do our best to match students with companies where those students have housing already or have a high degree of confidence that they can find housing.
We offer virtual training during the spring semester to get the students up to speed with soft skills as well as providing them an overview of what is happening in the industry – such as digital media, brand activation, creative storytelling, and multicultural marketing. We also conduct an in-person training.
Yes, we pair students with mentors outside of your companies so that they have another resource for them.
Yes, we are happy to take candidate referrals. However, they will have to go through the same process that all students go through and will be evaluated objectively and fairly against the criteria that we outlined.
We have relationships with more than 5,000 professors across a wide variety of schools from business to communications to liberal arts to STEM. We also have made a concerted outreach to Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs) and schools that have strong Hispanic populations.