We are building the next generation of creative problem solvers.

The BrandLab’s mission is to change the face and voice of the marketing industry. We envision an industry that thrives with the creativity and insights of all.


#FearlessConversations with Keni Thacker

Enrich your lunch hour and join us for a Fearless Conversation with AdWeek’s 2021 Change Creator of the Year, Keni Thacker.

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2022 LabFellows Applications Open!

This fully paid fellowship was created to bridge the gap from degree to full-time employment, for students of color interested in creative workplaces. Applications Open for our Target x KNOCK x Colle McVoy cohort:

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We work with students to achieve professional greatness in marketing.

We hire and place high school and college level students as interns, providing support through industry workshops, experiential skills training, professional development, and career and college guidance.


We connect professionals to meaningful volunteerism toward change.

Looking to change your own industry and give back to the next generation of talent? We are always looking for industry professionals to lend their time and expertise to our mission.

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Our alumni are the next generation of industry leaders.

Travon Sellers

Senior Designer at KNOCK

Travon Sellers found his passion for visual design and UX through a one-on-one summer internship. Today, he works as a Senior Designer at KNOCK. Travon proudly serves on The BrandLab Board of Directors while continuing to sharpen his design chops as owner and operator of Travon Sellers Design Studio, a digital strategy, and design consultancy.

Ingrid Sabah

Senior Analyst of Talent at Ovative Group

Meeting The BrandLab in high school, Ingrid was inspired to earn her bachelor's in Strategic Communications with a double minor in Social Justice and African American Studies from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Throughout her career, Ingrid has worked at Buffalo Wild Wings, mono, Tunheim, and Carmichael Lynch. She is now a Senior Analyst of Talent at Ovative Group leading Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion efforts for the org.

Dominic Romero

Alumni Intern, The BrandLab

Dominic met The BrandLab in his high school classroom in 2019, and jumped at the opportunity to intern at Barkley over the summer. While working on clients like Dairy Queen and Haribo, he experienced the behind the scenes of the advertising world by reaching out to celebrities and brand influencers. Currently he's interning with The BrandLab at HR Block and will attend Johnson County Community College with a major in marketing in the fall.