Agency talent taster programmes

Opening the doors to the advertising industry.

Some advertising agencies are offering taster programmes for new talent - workshops, crash courses, work experience or apprenticeships to create opportunities for students and school leavers from all backgrounds. Some of these programmes are specifically targeted at students from diverse backgrounds to enrich the industry.

Please get in touch with Alex Buxton if you would like your programme to be included on this page.

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m/SIX Pioneers

m/SIX Pioneers

As part of its newly expanded talent scheme driven at finding the most diverse talent in the UK, m/SIX are searching for game-changers who perhaps have never considered the world of media their potential home and are offering on-the-job training.

VMLY&R Commerce Incubator

VMLY&R Commerce Incubator

The Incubator Programme is a summer work experience programme 26 - 30 July 2021 that will give you a complete insight into the Creative Commerce industry and the exciting range of career paths available to you.

Wunderman Thompson Catalyst

Wunderman Thompson Catalyst

The Catalyst Academy is an eighteen-month programme currently being offered in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands that consists of multiple rotations within different Wunderman Thompson businesses.

The Kennedys

The Kennedys

Wieden+Kennedy London is offering a 10-week free online crash course where participants learn how to present themselves, take lessons in writing, try their hands at graphic design, film making and generally realise their creative ideas.

Dentsu Aegis The Code

Dentsu Aegis The Code

Dentsu Aegis The Code opens the doors to the advertising industry to students from diverse backgrounds, through immersive workshops, work experience opportunities and apprenticeships.

M&C Saatchi Open House

M&C Saatchi Open House

M&C Saatchi Open House is a free 8-week online training course open to anyone - whether you’re studying, looking for a career move, or returning to work after a break.

adam&eveDDB First Bite

adam&eveDDB First Bite

The aim of this scheme is to create better access for underrepresented talent. First Bite is open to anyone aged 18+ with a creative appetite! Applications are open NOW for our July 2021 intake.