8 Year-End Recaps You Have to See

As the end of 2015 nears and Auld Lang Syne starts to trill again, the season of reflection begins. Not only do we do this as individuals, but within pop culture as well. Here are 8 year-end recaps that you have to check out before 2016. 8. The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in 2015 … Continue reading 8 Year-End Recaps You Have to See

2016 Theme: The Origin Story

Every year, the Student Ad Summit takes on a theme with a unique look and feel. Last year's theme was The Ultimate Expedition, inspired by the north woods of Minnesota. Other themes, to name just a few, have included space (The Final Frontier), the circus (The Greatest Gig on Earth), and secret agents. Yesterday was … Continue reading 2016 Theme: The Origin Story

#TBT: Best Halloween Ads

Happy (almost) Halloween! As the full-moon rises and the werewolves, vampires and mummies emerge for this spooky time of year, SAS has decided to take a look at some of our favorite Halloween campaigns (past and present). 1.) Volkswagon, "Horror Movie" (2006)    Agency: DDB Berlin We've all seen the infamous scene in scary movies where … Continue reading #TBT: Best Halloween Ads

Positions in an Agency You Won’t Learn About in Mad Men

If you have ever seen an episode of Mad Men, then you are familiar with the two major departments that are in an advertising agency: creative and account services. During the 60’s, when Mad Men takes place, this was true. Now, with technology advancements, there are many departments in today's agencies that were not feasible … Continue reading Positions in an Agency You Won’t Learn About in Mad Men

My Time with SAS

It was so, so terrible…that I didn’t participate with the Student Advertising Summit committee sooner! My time with the SAS has been a variable bevy of experiences. I’ve met some great people, contributed in multiple areas and felt like part of a fantastic team. This was my third time attending the SAS.   I began … Continue reading My Time with SAS

I Can’t Believe it’s Over!

I can’t believe that the Student Advertising Summit is over! After 8 months of planning, my days don’t quite feel complete without hearing from the SAS committee.  This year was my first time both attending the event and working as the Account Management and Event Planning Intern for the SAS, and although I had heard … Continue reading I Can’t Believe it’s Over!

Where Do I Start?

When I began my job search after graduating last may, I quickly found out that there was no manual to help me get started. Below are a few things that have really helped me in my search and are still useful to me today. Tap into your network. Hopefully you have networked by now and … Continue reading Where Do I Start?

Advertising Internship

My name is Steph Dentinger and I am a junior at the University of Minnesota. I am majoring in both Advertising and Communication Studies, and I am the Account Management and Event Planning Intern for the 2012 Student Advertising Summit. With less than a month to go before the Student Advertising Summit takes place, I … Continue reading Advertising Internship

Facebook Contest! Win Big!!

There’s a double agent in our operation. Your mission, if you choose to accept, is to follow the clues to locate this agent.  Intel shows our phones have been tapped and it’s only safe to communication via Facebook. “Share” the clue given on Facebook. For every 10 “shares,” the next clue to where the double agent … Continue reading Facebook Contest! Win Big!!