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Jacht Seeking Dedicated, Talented Applicants for Spring 2012

Lincoln, Neb. – September 20, 2012 – Jacht Club, the University of Nebraska’s first student advertising agency, is currently seeking passionate, dedicated and talented students from across campus for spring 2012. The agency, an incubator for cross-campus collaborations, seeks students from any major who have the skills to contribute to this start-up business.
“We are excited about having the opportunity to create a ‘real world’ advertising agency for our students. That means that we have real clients, real deadlines, real expectations and real roles to play. We’re looking for top-notch students, people who are committed, enthused, talented and motivated, the best of the best. We are a place where you want to bring your skills and then hone them,” said Chuck Piper, Creative Director for the agency.
The students of Jacht meet three times a week in their office, located in Lincoln’s Haymarket. The agency will be looking for students with expertise in advertising disciplines such as: account management, creative and graphic design, web design, copywriting, social media and public relations. Jacht is also seeking student experience in art, film, business management, marketing, computer science and finance. Under the direction of Professors Amy Struthers and Chuck Piper, Jacht serves as a three credit hour course elective at UNL. Recently announced, with the right credit hours completed, Jacht may also serve as a replacement for the required senior capstone, campaigns.
Application forms are available online at beginning Monday, September 24, and can be sent to The deadline to apply is October 5. Find more information by following Jacht on Facebook, and on Twitter, @Jacht_Club.
Jacht began in the fall 2010 as UNL’s first student advertising agency. Our passion for experimentation with social media, digital production, mobile media and other emerging technologies generates our unique student “ad lab” experience that yields professional and engaging strategies. Jacht offers clients professional solutions to communications issues while allowing students to learn, explore, analyze and test fresh ideas within the constantly evolving advertising industry.