AAF MS Gulf Coast isn’t just for the professionals—we’re here for students, too. We can help prepare you for your professional career after graduation, from scholarships to workshops.

As part of AAF’s mission to protect and promote the well-being of advertising, AAF MS Gulf Coast provides numerous programs and resources to educate the next generation of advertising professionals. We have a network of over 200 college chapters nationwide with more than 5,000 student members. Since its existence, AAF has helped college students successfully transition from academia to the professional real world. We offer several unique opportunities to our student members including, but not limited to:

  • Student advertising competitions
  • Career advice and guidance
  • Club member discounts to participating retailers and service providers
  • Distinguished award and honor programs
  • Industry mentors
  • Internship programs
  • Leadership
  • Merit scholarships
  • MOSAIC Center on Multiculturalism
  • Networking events with top agencies and corporate recruiters

College chapters are led by faculty advisors and student executive officers appointed by their peers. AAF college chapter membership is a great way to build relationships and partake in events that will guide students into their next phase in life—launching a dynamic career. If you are interested in starting a college chapter, please get in touch with our education chair.

AAF MS Gulf Coast encourages prospective students to explore the myriad benefits of joining AAF.

University of Southern Mississippi

Department of Art
118 College Drive, Box 5033
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

MS Gulf Coast Community College

P.O. Box 548
Perkinston, MS 39573

William Carey University

498 Tuscan Avenue
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401

Here’s your chance to develop and shape the future of our industry. Our advertising students can’t wait to hear your fair and knowledgeable feedback in our Student Portfolio & Resume Review.