9 Tips for Landing Your First Job at an Advertising Agency

Nail the interview, and score your dream role

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You've sent your resume to every agency you could possibly think of, or at least all the ones you really want to work at. And maybe you've scored a few interviews. So what happens next, and how do you make sure you're prepared for your first interviews right out of college?

Leslie Kay and Hillary Black, co-founders of talent management firm Kay & Black, told Adweek that while schools are teaching students how to create great work, graduates are not prepared to showcase that work in a portfolio or interview.

"Candidates need to know how to present themselves, how to sell themselves but be humble, and how to go on an interview," Kay said.

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