Welcome to the first course of your advertising career.

Applications for summer 2022 are now closed.

Well shoot. We missed you this time around, but you can always apply next year. Our food-focused agency will once again be on the lookout for interns hungry to learn about the biz, get real advertising experience and show off their table manners.

Our advertising internship runs June 6 through August 5, 2022.

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What is Hungry?

Our summer internship is designed to give you a taste of everything that goes on at an agency. From account management and media planning to creative and production, you’ll get to see how the sausage is made. You will also dig into real client work based on your specific position. In the work world, that’s called “experience.”

DON’T LIKE READING PARAGRAPHS? HERE’S A QUICK SUMMARY:
  • Real advertising experience
  • Real client projects
  • Networking connections
  • Intro to all agency disciplines
  • Branding campaign opportunity
  • A paycheck
  • Ability to tell your mom you have a job
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JT Mega is a full-service, independent, food-focused agency in Minneapolis with over 45+ years of experience. We work on Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer accounts. Our tagline is “Thought for Food” because our brains are as hungry as our guts.

The nitty gritty details

Key 2022 program dates

Feb 8 – Mar 11
Applications
accepted

Mar 14 – Mar 25

Interviews
conducted

Mar 30
INTERNS
selectED

June 6 – Aug 5
INTERNSHIP
Program

Dates subject to change because, you know, life.

Hours of work

You’ll be expected to work Monday through Friday, 7.5 hours a day (a 37.5-hour work week — 40-hour weeks are for bankers and such).

Location

We’re located here, just west of Bde Maka Ska in Minneapolis. Google knows the way. Possible remote or hybrid work model.

Pay

Yes, there is dough involved with this internship.
And money, too.

Here are the positions for our 2022 program

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Copywriter

CREATIVE DEPARTMENT

Be the voice of a brand. Use your creativity, ideas and words for writing social posts, digital ads, brand campaigns, sales materials and blog content. Grammatical excellence is non-negotiable, but Oxford commas are up for debate.

Art Director

CREATIVE DEPARTMENT

Calling visual communicators. In this role, you’ll translate words, ideas and concepts into beautiful works of advertising art that demand attention. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite needed, along with occasional willingness to make the logo bigger.

Account Service

ACCOUNT SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Help support clients and internal teams by assisting with project timelines, status calls, creative briefs, meeting notes and more. If you like wearing many hats, can multitask and have the ability to talk about bacon, pizza or burgers without drooling, we want you.

Applicants:

Show us the fire in your belly.

For reflux issues, however,
consult a doctor.

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Please apply for one position only

Why? Our goal is to help you become the best writer or art director or account executive you can be.

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HOW TO APPLY

Applications are now closed, but here’s what you can expect to submit next year:

All applications must include the following:

Name, Address + Cell Number

The position you want

Current
resume

plus one from below:

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A cover letter

(being unconventional is strongly encouraged)

A video

of you reviewing a fast-food restaurant

An essay

that answers “if you could be any vegetable, what would it be and why?”

Original lyrics

that are an ode to your favorite beverage

A recipe

that describes you

A FOOD-FOCUSED

way to show us why you’re the best candidate

All creatives must submit one of the following:

Relevant examples of your creative skills

ADvertising Portfolio

Questions?

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