Camp Reality enlists students from across the country in a summer internship program that puts them on the front lines of the advertising business. Hard work. Long hours. They love every minute.
"Now I know that what I thought I wanted to do, I actually do want to do!"
-Kati Wessinger, University of Arkansas
"I had a wonderful time at and have made great friends who I hope will last a lifetime. Everyone is so open and willing to help. I would love to find myself back at Stone Ward one day. It was an incredible opportunity."
-Laura Garner, Stephens College
"Camp Reality was my first internship and it blew my expectations away. I learned more in six weeks than I’ve learned in three years of college."
-Brandon Griswold, Harding University
"I really enjoyed every aspect of my internship, the atmosphere, people and work were truly beyond my expectations."
-Tyler McGee, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
"Awesome practical experience. By the end of the internship I felt welcomed by everyone from I.T. to the President."
-Matthew Tate, Harding University
"I liked that I was respected and thought of as a part of the department. People not only came to me, but were more than willing to help me out and trusted me with department work."
-Katie Culpepper, University of Central Arkansas
Apply for Camp Reality 2013!
What: Paid internships
When: Application period runs through February 15; decisions made in early March.
Who: Preferably juniors, seniors and graduates with core study in advertising-related fields or marketing.
Where: Little Rock, Ark.
Why: To gain real world experience!
Stone Ward is currently taking applications for Camp Reality, a 10-week, full-time, paid internship program from June 3, 2013 to Aug. 9, 2013.
The 2013 Camp Reality intern class will include one representative from each of our departments. Stone Ward is looking for students who are interested in marketing strategy, journalism, public relations, media buying and planning, creative writing, digital design and development, print production, broadcast production and graphic design.
We prefer applicants who are juniors, seniors or recent graduates. Interns will be paid $8 per hour.
Through Camp Reality, the intern class will team up to produce an integrated, strategic plan consisting of creative concepts, public relations initiatives, media plans and digital products that will be presented to a client at the end of the summer. While creating these materials, interns work alongside and often build lasting relationships with Stone Ward professionals. Interns are given guidance on how to complete projects but are encouraged to exercise their own creativity during the program.
Stone Ward, headquartered in Little Rock, Ark. with an office in Chicago and is one of the largest advertising agencies in the region. Stone Ward clients include Terminix, Sport Clips, U.S. Soccer, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield.
Applications, available at StoneWard.com/internships, should be completed and submitted along with resumes and work samples. Resumes should be kept to a page. Portfolios should reflect the best of the candidate’s work.
Submit applications, non-returnable resumes and portfolio samples online or mail to:
Camp Reality Coordinator
225 E. Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 604-6106