The Kennedys is a creative incubator based inside the walls of Wieden+Kennedy in Portland, Oregon. It’s an intense six-month program where eight candidates will collaborate and learn to make creative advertising through a patented method called “making stuff.” Working as a creative unit, the Kennedys will be given real assignments, including work from actual clients, under the guidance of two full-time directors.
Class size: 8
Application Deadline: February 14, 2022
Kennedys start date: April 1, 2022.
Ending date: October 1, 2022.
$1500/month housing stipend
$17/hour plus overtime
Flights to and from Portland
Must be authorized to work in the United States
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I need a degree or diploma?
No, we’ll base our decision on what you show us in your application.
IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
We welcome people of all ages, including 43, 36, 19, 78, 55, and 24. As long as you’re over 18.
Do I need to know how to make ads?
Nope. In fact, we’d kind of prefer you didn’t.
Do I have to move to Portland?
We want people to live in Portland during the duration of the Kennedys, but we will be following Wieden+Kennedy’s and the State of Oregon's COVID-19 protocols.