The program, which is open to college juniors and seniors of African-American, Native-American, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander and multiethnic descent, offers 10-week paid summer internships in advertising agency offices across the country. More than 70 agency facilities are part of the program, which ends with a graduation and career fair.
According to the 4A's, one reason for the increase in size of this year's program was to meet large ad agencies' rapidly escalating demand for more multicultural employees.
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> Also see the print story, 4A's Multicultural Intern Class Shows Value of Diversity.
> For more details on MAIP, see the 4As' MAIP web pages.