Agency: Ad Council

Location: New York, NY


Twitter: @adcouncil

Instagram: @adcouncil



The Ad Council is the largest producer of public service advertising and communications programs in the United States since its founding in 1942. As a private non-profit organization, the Ad Council marshals volunteer talent from the advertising industry to create awareness, motivate action, and drive social change.  Ad Council campaigns such as Smokey Bear, Love Has No Labels, I Am a Witness, and “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk,” have helped save lives and educate the public about crucial issues. To learn more about the Ad Council, visit AdCouncil.org. Ad Council prides itself on being an energetic, vibrant, inclusive organization that values fresh ideas and strives to embody our five values:  We are bold.  We embrace our differences.   We are empathetic.  We bring our best selves to everything we do.  We focus on impact.    


Top 3 Interesting Facts or Things to Do in the Agency's Host City?

1. Ad Council is located in NYC. Close proximity to Grand Central, United Nations, Time Square and much, much more.     

Top 3 Interesting Facts a #MAIP2017 Fellow Won't Find on the Agency's Website?

  1. Ad Council uses cutting edge technologies and strategies through partners such as Facebook, Instagram, Buzzfeed and Amazon.   
  2. Ad Council interns identify a pressing social issue and develop a campaign that is presented to the entire organization at the end of the internship.   
  3. Ad Council interns are fully immersed in the campaign development process including attendance of offsite meetings, focus group research and film productions when possible.