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Yes&ternship Summer Program Spotlight


Our Yes&ternship Summer Program is officially open for applications! Looking to acquire marketing skills and knowledge of various on-the-job communications strategies? Interested in gaining experience to prepare you for a fast-paced agency work environment? Then becoming a Yes&tern is the perfect opportunity for you.

We are looking for interns currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs related to the field of marketing and communications. Yes&terns will be assigned a specific department within the company (Creative, Account Services, Public Relations, Digital Marketing, Finance and Administration) depending on interest and availability.

This Yes&ternship will help selected individuals acquire marketing skills and knowledge of various on-the-job marketing strategies. By the end of the 12-week program, Yes&terns will gain a broad experience in marketing and should be prepared to enter any fast-paced advertising agency work environment.

We are constantly looking for new talent and some of the most innovative ideas come from our Yes&terns. When we asked a few of our current interns to describe their Yes& internship experience so far, here's what they had to say:

“Interning at Yes& has been a great way to dive headfirst into the marketing agency industry. Every day I work alongside incredibly bright professionals who have helped me learn the ins and outs of effectively developing a campaign.” - Carson Allsteadt, Account Management Intern

“Working with the strategy team has taught me so much about how much research and planning goes on behind the scenes of campaigns. It’s also made me interested in topics I would have never expected to be because of the diversity of clients.” - Anna Dennis, Creative Strategy Intern

“My Yes&ternship adventure has been completely immersive, and the things I’ve learned will be so helpful in helping me navigate life after college. The team here is so kind and fun! They truly value our work as interns.” - Sarah Hauk, Account Management Intern

“As a senior with graduation approaching far too quickly, it’s been great getting hands on experience to really learn first-hand about the different areas in an agency. Each day is different, exciting, and challenges me in unexpected ways.” - Lara Mandell, Marketing Intern

Learn more about our Summer 2022 Yes&ternship Program and apply today.

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