6 Missouri Students Selected for National Multicultural Advertising Program

Multicultural Advertising Intern Program Fellows

The Strategic Communication Majors Receive Full-time Paid Summer Internships at Major Agencies

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 24, 2017) — Six Missouri School of Journalism undergraduate students were selected as Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) fellows. The national program is sponsored by the American Association of Advertising Agencies.

Multicultural Advertising Intern Program Fellows
Multicultural Advertising Intern Program Fellows receive full-time paid summer internships. Top row, from left: Jasmyn Barr, Destanee Bonds, Taylor Brodie. Bottom, from left: Cristen Milliner, Jalen Mosby.

MAIP provides aspiring advertising professionals with full-time paid summer internships at prestigious agencies within the advertising industry. The students also will participate in a series of agency-sponsored professional development workshops and seminars, which provide a deeper dive into the various advertising and media disciplines.

The program’s mission is to lead an industry evolution by providing the highest quality, diverse talent and to provide the advertising industry with unparalleled, developed diverse talent. MAIP seeks to find students with the best talent from over 3,800 colleges, universities, and portfolio schools nationwide.

The six Missouri School of Journalism students selected as MAIP fellows are:

  • Jasmyn Barr, a junior from Virginia Beach, will be working at Ogilvy and Mather in New York City as an account management intern.
  • Destanee Bonds, a senior from St. Louis, will be working at McCann Erickson in New York City as an account management intern.
  • Taylor Brodie, a senior from Shiloh, Illinois, will be working at Arnold Worldwide in Boston as an strategy intern.
  • Seinga Macauley, a senior from Dallas, will be working at DDB Health in New York City as an art director intern.
  • Cristen Milliner, a junior from Richton Park, Illinois, will be working at Ogilvy and Mather in New York City as a public relations intern.
  • Jalen Mosby, a senior from St. Louis, will be working at R/GA in New York City as an account management intern.

The majority of the students selected are actively involved University of Missouri‘s chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists. The chapter was named national Chapter of the Year by the national organization in 2014 and was a recipient of the NAACP Organization of the Year award in 2013.

Updated: August 15, 2019

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