Marcus Graham Project’s ICR8 Summer Boot Camp

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Approaching its 4th year, iCR8, The Marcus Graham Project’s summer bootcamp, is specifically designed to provide diverse aspirants in the field of advertising, PR & marketing with the exposure and experience necessary to solidify careers within the industry.  The summer long boot camp consists of a topical case study and concept development initiative focused on creating research-based solutions to social issues.

The boot camp team will form themselves into a pop-up agency that they will run for the summer, as they manage the clients that they will partner with. The team provides pro-bono consultancy for a select non-profit organization. The 2012 boot camp team will be responsible for creating a get out the vote campaign for non partisan organization Rock The Vote.

The MGP Boot Camp is an unpaid training program. Initiates who don’t reside in the Dallas area will be provided with MGP arranged housing options. MGP will also assist in travel arrangement to and from the city of Dallas, for those who do not live in the area.

Participants are responsible for their own meals, entertainment and hospitality/ transportation, though MGP and partner organizations will do their best to minimize this expense.

Applications to the Marcus Graham Project’s ICR8 Summer Boot Camp are due Tuesday February 14, 2012.  All applications must be postmarked and mailed to:

The Marcus Graham Project
c/o iCR8 Boot Camp
1409 S. Lamar #1021
Dallas, TX 75215.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be reviewed and remember that your application is a reflection of how we will see you and is truly our first impression of you.

Additionally, it is no longer necessary to include your college transcript with your application.  We will also be taking applications from individuals that have transferable experience, but may not have completed a formal post-secondary education.

Lastly, our next boot camp has grown and will be held in multiple cities including Dallas and Atlanta. This summer-long internship provides access to industry knowledge, exposure to industry leaders and experience working with real-world clients including Rock The Vote and AT&T.

For more information on our program and to download the application, please visit:

Please help us spread the word about this exciting opportunity to grow in our industry.  If you know of any students, recent graduates or working professionals who are interested, please send them our way.


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