The B/T Prep Advertising Internship

From day one, you’ll know it’s different.

Deadline for submissions:
March 1, 2018.

A quality internship changes you.

It deepens your understanding of the professional world and sharpens your ability to succeed. And it inspires you to achieve even more. We know what changes young professionals into seasoned pros—the same things that make an internship worthwhile.

Real client work. Experienced, caring mentors. Real world experience.

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How it works:

9

weeks

paid summer internship

24

hours

per week over three days

7

positions

divided into two teams

4

departments

analytics, media, account service, creative

Work with a real client.

If you want to build real ad industry muscles, you have to work on real client projects. At B/T Prep, you’ll collaborate with a team of your fellow interns to create a project for a real Butler/Till client. At the end of the program, you and your group will pitch your final project to the client and Butler/Till staff.

B/T Prep clients have included some of the region’s most respected organizations:

Intern position details.

  • Develop an understanding of your client’s business and category.
  • Identify, collect, prepare, transform, validate, and visualize data.
  • Gain an understanding of all media types (traditional, digital, social, experiential, and more).
  • Assist with specific projects such as research, vendor recommendations, process documentation, and template building.
  • Prioritize tasks and assignments to meet scheduled deadlines as set by account service teams and supervisor.
  • Available positions: 1

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  • Develop a high-level understanding of all media types and how they affect your client and team.
  • Assist with media research, RFP development, and the gathering of local market insights.
  • Lead and manage the intern team to ensure delivery of a strong final presentation.
  • Prioritize assignments, multitask as needed, proactively gather relevant information, and keep the intern team on track in regard to deliverables and deadlines.
  • Keep the lines of communication flowing between account service, analytics, media, and creative interns.
  • Available positions: 2

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  • Get a clear understanding of all media types to deliver a strong client recommendation.
  • Assist with media-specific projects such as research, RFP development, and gathering local market insights.
  • Attend relevant lunch-and-learn sessions with media vendors and connect directly with our partners to determine the best approach for your client.
  • Prioritize tasks and deadlines to align with the schedule determined by your account service intern team member.
  • Available positions: 2

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  • Work with your copywriting partner on a variety of client requests, including your final project and other internal and external creative needs as they arise.
  • Work with your design mentor to develop creative concepts and thoughtful design solutions.
  • Take the lead in developing the recommended aesthetic for your final client presentation.
  • Prioritize tasks and deadlines to align with the schedule determined by your account service intern team member.
  • Develop a high-level understanding of all media types and how they influence design.
  • Available positions: 1 (portfolio required)

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  • Work with your design partner on a variety of client requests, including your final project and other internal and external creative needs as they arise.
  • Learn from your copywriting mentor as you develop creative concepts and copy for a variety of projects—including your final presentation.
  • Take responsibility for the tone and voice of your client, and the accuracy of the materials you produce.
  • Prioritize tasks and deadlines to align with the schedule determined by your account service intern team member.
  • Develop a high-level understanding of all media types and how they influence your concept and copy.
  • Available positions: 1 (portfolio required)

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Intern testimonials.

“Butler/Till was very welcoming and friendly, it was nice getting to know more employees than just the group of deans.”
“This internship allowed me to do everything I had hoped and more!”
“Having us take projects on our own was a great experience. We loved the chance to control how projects went.”
“I loved the one-on-one time we got with employees within the agency. That really helped me grow.”
“This was a great hands-on learning experience.”
“I liked that we had one large project and a few smaller ones; it kept us busy and showed different aspects of working at an agency.”

Learn from seasoned industry experts.

Over the course of the project, you will have access to lectures, team brainstorms and interactive seminars with Butler/Till employees and external mentors.

Amanda DeVito

Amanda DeVito

VP of Engagement

B/T Culture
Find out what it means to be a Butler/Till employee:

  • Learn our history, departments and people
  • Understand the value of community involvement and personal growth

Andria DiFelice

Andria DiFelice

Group Account Director

Time Management
Learn how to use Covey’s Time Management Matrix:

  • Prioritize tasks
  • Minimize wasted time

Michael Deichmiller

Michael Deichmiller

Account Director

Creative Problem Solving
Discover how to generate creative solutions to your toughest challenges:

  • Use exercises to break out of old patterns of thinking
  • Learn how to run productive brainstorming sessions

Mike DiCaprio

Mike DiCaprio

Strategic Planning Director

Research Overview and Building a Strategy
Learn to connect your client’s message to consumers using research and insight:

  • Get an overview of Butler/Till’s research tools
  • Find out how to build a strategy that gets results

Get closer to your career.

Beyond college credit and a paycheck, B/T Prep delivers:

Real client experience

More than 100 potential networking connections

Real client work for your portfolio

Professional recognition

Develop your skills across numerous areas of expertise:

Presentation skills

Creative ideation

Strategy development

Client relationships

Team collaboration

Blog posts from our interns

Ready to experience a real internship?

Apply to be one of the seven paid interns accepted into this summer’s B/T Prep program.

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The deadline for submissions is March 1st, 2018.