Education Services

The AAF's Education Services department orchestrates numerous programs and resources to educate the next generation of advertising professionals and educators. We have a network of more than 200 college chapters nation-wide with more than 5,000 student members. Since its existence,the  AAF Education Services department has proudly helped college students successfully transition from classroom to boardroom.

Campus-to-Corporate Internship Program

This program is intended to provide students a real-world, hands-on experience and gain a deeper understanding of the advertising industry and provide top talent to our partner organizations.

Mentorship Program

This program connects Club Members with College Chapter Members for a guided three-month virtual mentorship relationship.
National Student Advertising Competition

National Student Advertising Competition

The NSAC is the premier college advertising competition that provides college students the real-world experience of creating a strategic advertising/marketing/media campaign for a corporate client.
Most Promising Multicultural Students

Most Promising Multicultural Students Program

The Most Promising program honors the nation's top multicultural college students and enhances their knowledge and understanding of the advertising industry.
American Advertising Awards

Student American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition that recognizes the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

Student Advertising Career Conference

The Student Conference is a two-day event where students learn about advertising, discover what trends are developing and network with knowledgeable advertising professionals.
Alpha Delta Sigma

Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society

The Alpha Delta Sigma Honor Society (ADS) is a national honor society sponsored by the American Advertising Federation that recognizes and encourages scholastic achievement in advertising studies.


This summer program introduces high school students to the many facets of advertising through hands-on learning activities, a real client campaign, and interaction with ad industry professionals.
Distinguished Advertising Educator

Distinguished Advertising Educator Award

This award is intended to honor a senior individual who has accomplished all of the criteria to the benefit of the advertising industry over the course of his/her career.
AAF College Chapters

College Chapter Membership

Jumpstart your career in advertising. The AAF has more than 200 chapters across the U.S. and 5,000+ student members.

Student Resources

Access student resources to prepare for your job search, learn about professional membership and connect with agencies.

Educator & Faculty Resources

Access advertising faculty- and educator-focused resources, including the Faculty Toolkit and other essentials for educators in advertising.
AdvertisED newsletter

AdvertisED Monthly Newsletter

Get caught up with the this member-only newsletter that is specifically developed for student members and delivered monthly during the academic year to all student and faculty members of the AAF.
National Education Executive Committee

National Education Executive Committee

The National Education Executive Committee is responsible for advancing the interests of advertising students, and promoting close ties between faculty, students and advertising professionals.