Job title2020 Summer Internship: Business Leadership
Parent brandLeo Burnett Group
AgencyLeo Burnett USA
Summer Internship Program:
“You have come to a place which doesn’t tolerate anything but the best. You have come to a place where you can be heard. You have come to a place where you can grow.” – Leo Burnett
As the #1 creative agency in Chicago, and one of the world's top five global agency networks, Leo Burnett creates award-winning advertising for the world's most valuable brands, including Kellogg's, Nintendo, Samsung and Allstate.
The Leo Burnett Internship Program, recognized by Business Insider as one of the top 20 programs in the country, is designed to give bright, curious individuals the best, most realistic internship experience in the advertising industry. Our interns are embraced as contributing employees of the agency, and are expected to deliver on the big campaignable Humankind ideas that the agency is known for worldwide. Participants work alongside the top talent in the industry.
This paid 10-week program runs June 8 - August 14, and is available to incoming college seniors and recent graduates. Applications will be accepted online through March 30, 2020 and we will notify selected candidates in late April/May.
Program highlights include:
• Lunch & Learns - Gain an understanding of the creative process and the role of each agency discipline.
• Intern Pitch Project – Experience the full life cycle of an agency pitch, and get hands-on skills in collaboration, problem solving, presentation skills, and work process.
• Cultural Gatherings - Join fellow interns and agency staff to enjoy the best Chicago has to offer.
Business Leadership Internship
The Leo Burnett Business Leadership internship is designed to give bright, curious individuals real world/real time experience in a creatively charged business. You will be hired as an Assistant Account Executive and will learn the intricacies of the advertising process, how to facilitate the agency/client relationship and how to spot a good idea. This position demands creative intuition, leadership, a keen business acumen and a roll-up-your-sleeves persistence. It’s our expectation that interns approach each assignment with curiosity, open-mindedness and forward-thinking. They must also be a proactive resource that your team can depend on while exhibiting maturity and presence to comfortably interact with members of the team and clients.
Along with your online application, please submit a writing sample on the following topic: If you could pick a single super power, what would it be and why?
Candidates must submit a complete application to be considered.