ClubAd is a member of the American Advertising Federation, the oldest national advertising trade association. It is one of the 226 college chapters of the AAF.
Why join ClubAd?
ClubAd serves as the bridge between students’ college learning experience and professional career in the advertising or communications industry. ClubAd is for aspiring curatives and professionals who want to build experience, network, and gain preparation for a promising future.
The competitive division of ClubAd, Hot Shop, competes for the National Student Advertising Competition. Hot Shop members have own three NSAC national champions and multiple district champions.
Our goal, as a club, is to provide members with the opportunities to build killer credentials. We reach this goal by providing certifications offered only to club members, taking relevant academic travel trips, providing award opportunities, maintaining leadership positions, building member education, and providing the information needed to be prepared for the career market.
Regular activities include trips to Washington DC for the annual advertising student conference and to Chicago for Mosaic job fair, where students can meet leading advertising agency professionals and have the opportunity to present their portfolio to creative directors in the industry.