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What is Summer School?

Apply for the IDM Marketing Summer School, and you could be one of just 30 specially selected candidates to get an exciting, week-long introduction to the marketing industry.

During the week you will…

  • Work on a live client brief, set by a top industry brand.
  • Gain industry insights by attending talks from leading marketers.
  • Visit a global marketing agency and meet senior agency teams.
  • Attend a networking evening with senior marketing professionals – who could be your future employers!

Who can apply?

Students interested in a career within advertising, digital or direct marketing. Entries are open to final year students and postgraduates studying any degree discipline.

What you need to know:

Summer School is completely free to attend. The programme takes place during 26-30 June 2017 in Central London. All accommodation and meals for the week will be provided by the IDM.

We’ll get you stuck into a client brief (previous Summer Schoolers have come up with campaigns for the likes of EasyJet, Microsoft, The Economist and Bacardi) and networking with some of marketing’s top VIP’s. Summer School is industry recognised and looks great on a CV. Past attendees have gone on to work for some of the biggest names in marketing such as Ogilvy, MediaCom, Havas helia, RAPP, Saatchi & Saatchi and Virgin Media.

Applications to the IDM Summer School have now closed.  

Keep an eye out for further updates on Twitter @IDMEmploy

“The IDM Summer School was a fantastic foot hold for me in both inspiring passion in the industry and presenting me with some amazing employment opportunities that have since come to fruition. It introduced me to some of the best marketing roles in the industry and gets graduates on the networking ladder.”
Dan Bennett,Senior Choice Architect, Ogilvy

Interested in data and analytics: find out about the IDM Creative Data Academy »

Why do it with the IDM?

Marketers who choose the IDM as their training partner make a real difference to their business, their customers’ lives and their own career.

The IDM is leading the ‘do revolution’

What counts today more than ever is not what you think, or even what you say, but what you can do. IDM qualifications and short marketing courses are designed for marketers who want to do more, faster, better.

Over the last 25 years we’ve trained 70,000 delegates across 28 countries, from Microsoft to the BBC, John Lewis to Lego.

What will you do next in your digital, direct or data-driven career? Find out about IDM qualifications and training courses or IDM membership.

Shane is a great tutor. She is extremely knowledgeable with an open, warm and interesting approach to training. It was a very enjoyable day

Francesca Hose-Berte ,
Apteco Ltd

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