Información general

Agency: Mediabrands

Job Function: Administration

Location: Chicago, United States

Job Ref#: 14067

Descripción y requisitos

Position Summary

The Residency Program is a paid, virtual internship within Mediabrands’ portfolio of agencies. These agencies include UM, Initiative, Mediahub, Healix, IPG Media Lab, MAGNA, Orion, Rapport, Reprise, and Mediabrands Content Studio. Compensation for the position is $18/hr.

This immersive experience provides you with real-life exposure to the media world, and how we enhance our clients’ businesses, transforming them into best-in-class brands. Aside from industry and professional skills training, you will also be exposed to all the unique disciplines Mediabrands has to offer, and spend time with each of our award-winning agencies.

Our program is designed to provide real-life exposure and training to entry-level roles across our global agencies. You will gain applicable media industry knowledge while building professional skills and general business acumen to launch a successful career in media.

Key Responsibilities

We are looking for Residents in the following areas:

Digital Media

  • Media Buying
  • Media Planning
  • Search, Social, SEO
  • Strategy & Ideation
  • Programmatic

Data Analytics and Data Science

  • Research and Development
  • Data and Analytics
  • Ad Operations
  • Engineering

Corporate Functions

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Communications
  • Creative (Graphic Design, Production)

Desired Skills & Experience

Resident Criteria:

  • Must be a rising senior or recent graduate (or have equivalent experience)
  • Current media and digital trends
  • Must be able to work 10 consecutive weeks (Early June 2023 - Mid August 2023)

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Analytical mindset and able to work within Excel spreadsheets quickly and accurately
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and work well under deadlines
  • Professional, reliable, and results-oriented
  • Enthusiastic about the media industry
  • Storytelling abilities

Wage and Benefits

The pay range for this position is $18/hour to $18/hour. Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s skill set, level of experience, and qualifications.

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Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email

Quiénes somos

IPG Mediabrands is the media and marketing solutions division of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). Mediabrands manages approximately $40 billion in marketing investment globally on behalf of its clients and provides strategic services and solutions across its award-winning, full-service agency networks UM and Initiative and through its innovative marketing specialist companies Reprise, Magna, Orion, Rapport, Healix, Mediabrands Content Studio and the IPG Media Lab. Mediabrands clients include many of the world’s most recognizable and iconic brands from a broad portfolio of industry sectors. The company employs more than 13,000 marketing experts in more than 130 countries representing the full diversity of humanity. For more information, please visit our website: