Education Services

The AAF's Education Services department orchestrates numerous programs and resources to educate the next generation of advertising professionals and educators. We have a network of more than 200 college chapters nation-wide with more than 5,000 student members. Since its existence,the  AAF Education Services department has proudly helped college students successfully transition from classroom to boardroom.
AAF College Chapters

College Chapter Membership

Jumpstart your career in advertising. The AAF has more than 200 chapters across the U.S. and 5,000+ student members.
National Student Advertising Competition

National Student Advertising Competition

The NSAC is the premier college advertising competition that provides college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising/marketing/media campaign for a corporate client.
Most Promising Multicultural Students

Most Promising Multicultural Students Program

The Most Promising program honors the nation's top multicultural college students and enhances their knowledge and understanding of the advertising industry.
American Advertising Awards

Student American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition that recognizes the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.
Student Advertising

Insight+Interaction: Student Advertising Career Conference

The Student Conference is a two-day event where students learn about advertising, discover what trends are developing and network with knowledgeable advertising professionals.
Mosaic Career Fairs

Mosaic Career Fairs & Conferences

Mosaic Career Fairs & Conferences allow college students to learn about internships and career opportunities from recruiters representing some of the nation’s top advertising, marketing and communications companies.
Stickell Internship

Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Student Internship

The Stickell Internship program places outstanding Juniors with a paid 10-week summer internship in media organizations, advertising agencies and client/supplier companies.
Alpha Delta Sigma

Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society

The Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society (ADS) is a national honor society sponsored by the American Advertising Federation that recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement in advertising studies.
generationOn

generationOn

The AAF+generationOn Partnership Program is an opportunity for the AAF's college chapter members to build practical experience through advertising-focused service projects.
AdCamp

AdCamp

This summer program introduces high school students to the many facets of advertising through hands-on learning activities, a real client campaign, and interaction with ad industry professionals.
Distinguished Advertising Educator

Distinguished Advertising Educator Award

This award is intended to honor a senior individual who has accomplished all of the criteria to the benefit of the advertising industry over the course of his/her career.
Student Advertising

Student Resources

Access student resources to prepare for your job search, learn about professional membership and connect with agencies.

Educator & Faculty Resources

Access advertising faculty- and educator-focused resources, including the Faculty Toolkit and other essentials for educators in advertising.
AdvertisED newsletter

AdvertisED Monthly Newsletter

Get caught up with the this member-only newsletter that is specifically developed for student members and delivered monthly during the academic year to all student and faculty members of the AAF.
National Education Executive Committee

National Education Executive Committee

The National Education Executive Committee is responsible for advancing the interests of advertising students, and promoting close ties between faculty, students and advertising professionals.