Student Resources

Programs, conferences, and more designed just for students

Ad 2’s partners and AAF Education Services provide numerous opportunities to educate and connect the next generation of advertising professionals. We have a network of more than 200 college chapters nationwide with more than 5,000 student members with programs throughout the year to connect them. Check them out below:

  • We Are Next
    • We Are Next is helping the next generation of advertising and marketing professionals navigate their careers with confidence. Subscribe to their weekly emails, listen to their latest podcasts, or check out their blog for advice gathered from all over the industry.
  • Student Awards
    • From the Student American Advertising Awards to the Most Promising Multicultural Students Program, you can earn recognition that will catapult your advertising career.
  • National Student Advertising Competition
    • The NSAC is the premier college advertising competition that provides college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising/marketing/media campaign for a corporate client.
  • Insight+Interaction: AAF’s Student Advertising Career Conference
    • The Student Advertising Career Conference is a two-day event where students learn about advertising, discover what trends are developing and network with knowledgeable advertising professionals.
  • Mosaic Career Fairs & Conferences
    • Mosaic Career Fairs & Conferences allow college students to learn about internships and career opportunities from recruiters representing some of the nation’s top advertising, marketing, and communications companies.
  • Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society
    • The Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society (ADS) is a national honor society sponsored by the American Advertising Federation that recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement in advertising studies.
  • generationOn Partnership Program
    • The AAF+generationOn Partnership Program is an opportunity for the AAF’s college chapter members to build practical experience through advertising-focused service projects.
  • AdCamp
    • This summer program introduces high school students to the many facets of advertising through hands-on learning activities, a real client campaign, and interaction with ad industry professionals.