AKQA Internship

 
AKQA Internships
4.83 out of 5

3 review(s)
Headquarters:
New York, NY
Employees:
800
Annual Interns:
25
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AKQA

Internship Overview
Internship Rating (Avg): 4.83 out of 5
3 Intern Reviews
Avg AKQA Intern Salary: $11.00 per hour
2 Intern Salaries
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AKQA Internship Program Information

AKQA offers internships in creative, account services, technology, strategy, media plannings, and project management.

About AKQA

AKQA is a creative agency specializing in interactive marketing. This means: interactive experiences and customer relationship management; e-commerce and technology services; media, search and analytics; interface design; and content creation and distribution. They have also helped create "fully integrated and experiential" campaigns.The privately held company is based in London, San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C, Amsterdam, Berlin and Shanghai.

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AKQA Internships: here
2 AKQA Intern Salaries
Account Management Intern: $10/hour
Planning Intern: $12/hour
3 AKQA reviews posted anonymously by former interns:
"AKQA is a cutting edge company with cool clients like Schwab"
Position: Account Management Intern
Location: San Francisco, CA
Pay: $10/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 1/22/2012
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Pros:

- AKQA is very smart in digital and production.
- Enjoyed the Schwab account. Our team helped them communicate new product offerings.
- Mobile exposure.
- Culture.

Cons:

Account management role can be very tedious sometimes as you are doing a ton of organizing.

Advice for other students:

My advice is to get into mobile. Mobile is very hot right now, all clients were asking about it. Learnt the mobile landscape.
 
"New business pitches - it's a rush"
Position: Planning Intern
Location: San Francisco, CA
Pay: $12/hour
Duration: 12 weeks
Review posted on 11/14/2011
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Pros:

- The new business pitch process is pretty exhilarating.
- AKQA is very, very sharp with digital creative and strategy.
- Laid back office.
- People.
- Worked on a bunch of different Visa projects.
- Part of the new business team when AKQA won the Youtube business. So fun.

Cons:

Getting an ad internship or job is hard.

Advice for other students:

Follow the new business wins. That is where jobs open.
 
"Amazing experience and loved the AKQA culture and team"
Position: Creative Design/UX Intern
Location: New York, NY
Duration: 10 weeks
Review posted on 4/16/2011
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Pros:

- Amazing experience. Great clients, interesting work, best designers in the field.
- Very creative work environment.
- Looks great on the resume, well respected agency in the digital advertising field.

Cons:

nothing, this was amazing.

Advice for other students:

Apply online and get creative with the application process. Also, try to network your way within the company
 
 
 

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