The BrandLab’s alumni program, also called Connect, focuses on supporting students through their college years to land a full-time position in the industry. The BrandLab provides 360-degrees of support for our students and that extends well past their internship. The BrandLab Alumni are supported in the following ways to break down barriers, receive their degree, and seize career opportunities:

Join our mentorship program

The BrandLab mentors have an incredible one-on-one impact on a young professional, help diversify the marketing industry by breaking down barriers, and gain valuable experience through the process. Since 2016, 100 industry professionals have been matched one-on-one with alumni, and we continue to add 30-40 more matches each year.

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Professional development for young marketers and creatives

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Beyond internships into apprenticeships

The BrandLab Apprenticeships are for young professionals to take their next professional challenge and to have support with a dollar-for-dollar scholarship match. Apprentices have completed internship(s) with The BrandLab, have proven themselves in their role, and are ready to level up. Right now, apprenticeships are only offered in the Twin Cities market.

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Breaking barriers with college scholarships

We believe in the power of a college degree and supporting our alumni to earn one. Since 2009, we’ve provided over $223,000 in aid to our alumni. Our annual commitment is focused on taking away the barriers that may be stopping students from pursuing and receiving a higher education. In addition, we partner with the following post-secondary institutions to provide additional scholarships and support for our alumni.

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