Last week, we offered Nuggets of Wisdom for Advertising Interns, which inspired our summer blog series, “So You Want a Job in Advertising?” Over the next few weeks, we’ll share tips, tricks and insider knowledge regarding what it takes to make it in this crazy marketing world. Subscribe to our RSS feed so you don’t miss a single installment.
Not even a year ago I was still in college.
I lived in a dump with seven dudes and three dogs in a six-bedroom shack. I had no job because I didn’t want one. My grades were only a shade above decent. I contributed nothing to society. It was awesome.
But in an interesting twist, I like being a professional copywriter and living the working life better.
This post is for anyone who wants an advertising agency job and hasn’t landed their first gig yet. This is not a list of things I’m good at. Instead, this is a list of things I noticed have helped people get (and keep) an entry-level advertising job. I used a few of them myself, and look at me now! Blogging like some kind of expert. (Hey Mom!)