School of Business Administration
631 SW Harrison Street, Suite 219
Portland, OR 97201
WHAT DO WE DO IN FIR NW?
We are a student run Advertising Agency that has real clients, we do real work and produce real campaigns.
HOW DO WE GET PAID?
This is an unpaid internship. We get paid through the experience we gain and the work we get to add to our portfolios.
WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT LIKE?
FIR should be looked at as a part-time job. You may spend anywhere from 5-20 hours a week depending on if a campaign is launching or if it is a busy research week.
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
Anyone who wants to work in advertising. Ideally, you already have an understanding of how an agency functions and the disciplines within the agency. In addition, you should have an understanding of the discipline you want to work in.
We generally recommend taking the classes intro to Advertising and Creative Strategy before applying.
WHEN SHOULD I APPLY?
FIR is accepting resumes and cover pages during week 6-8 of every term. Please include why you want to be in FIR and what discipline you want to work in, what you hope to gain from it as well as what you believe you can bring to it. You can email your resume to Doug Lowell (firstname.lastname@example.org) by week 8 of the current term.
Please redirect any additional questions that you have to FIRadvertising@pdx.edu.