The BrandLab's Summer Internship

We connect college students from Indigenous, Black, Brown, AAPI and Hispanic/Latinx backgrounds to marketing and advertising through paid summer internships.

The BrandLab's Summer Internship is a perfect opportunity to gain hands-on experience with leading marketing and advertising teams while getting paid. Interns will receive training and coaching support throughout the 10 week summer internship.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants for our Internship must meet the following criteria:

- Identify as Indigenous, Black, Brown, AAPI, Hispanic/Latinx, or POC
- Complete 1 year of post-secondary education
- Be no older than 25 years old
- Located in or near the Twin Cities, Kansas City, or Milwaukee

The mission of The BrandLab is to change the face and voice of marketing and advertising. As such, we seek candidates with backgrounds currently under-represented in the industry. If you have any questions on your eligibility, please contact us.

In Partnership with the Industry

Our Internship program isn't possible without our partner organizations, large and small. By hosting an internship through The BrandLab, partners gain access to a population of emerging talent that has long been kept on the sidelines. Interested in helping us change the face and voice of the marketing and advertising industry? Click the button below!

Contact Us

Your Internship Programming Team

Akiyaa Depusoir-Cochrane

Kansas City

Mariela Fonseca Ruiz


Abby Wenzel

Twin Cities

What is The BrandLab Internship?

Ever wanted to know what it's like to have a career in Marketing and Advertising? The BrandLab's Summer Internship is a perfect opportunity to get paid for your creativity and gain hands-on work experience with major organizations and agencies in the Twin Cities, Kansas City, and Milwaukee.

Interns receive intensive training, led by industry professionals, to support and guide their career goals. Interns who complete the summer become The BrandLab alumni and continue to build their professional network and gain access to special scholarships, mentorship opportunities, and training.

College + Beyond Internship

- PAID Opportunity
- 30 hours per week
- 10-Week Program
- Open to College-Age Participants

College interns are placed at a company for the summer. College-level internships are designed to be fully immersive, with interns reporting to a supervisor on site, working on client work, and building core skills and work for their portfolios.


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