Founded in 1992 by Jay Chiat, of Chiat\Day, The MAT Program is a nonprofit organization focused on education and training for students interested in pursuing careers within the advertising, media, marketing and PR community.

The MAT Program is one of the industry's most comprehensive resources for entry-level talent; providing students a competitive advantage with access, education, training, community, mentorship and recognition.

Through a series of initiatives designed to increase industry awareness, education and training for high school and college students, MAT’s influence reaches thousands of students each year, placing many with internship positions at some of the country’s top agencies and firms. Since the program’s inception MAT has placed more than 800 interns and helped to advance countless careers.



For Students

MAT's internship program is specifically designed to foster multicultural diversity within the advertising community. We offer three 13+ week internship sessions throughout the year, providing qualified candidates with internship opportunities at the top agencies and firms in Los Angeles.

Applications for the Summer program are now being accepted.

For Agencies

MAT’s internship program provides access to one of the highest quality pools of entry-level talent in the industry. The program’s comprehensive and rigorous vetting, selection and ongoing training is facilitated by industry professionals; and is designed to yield only the best, most qualified talent for our industry.

Let us find you the perfect match. Request an intern for Summer.