The following links may help you find what you are looking for. The SOJC does not manage most of these resources, so please be careful when providing personal information.

Advertising Career Resources

ADC Global Awards and Club

Standard Rate & Data Service –

AAF: American Advertising Federation

Advertising Age

Direct Marketing Association

Portland Advertising Federation

Talent Zoo

American Association of Advertising Agencies is one of the main professional organizations for the advertising industry. The AAAA offers a job search site for those looking for positions at advertising agencies.

The AAAA offers a large page of links to advertising agencies. The links to those advertising agencies is searchable by state.

Below are some selected readings on career search and planning topics. Keep in mind that there are many opinions on these topics, so cultivate the information for your own edification. As always, consult your faculty advisers and contacts in the field for further insight.

SOJC Student Services Career Tools

The following resources address resumes, cover letters, and interviewing specifically for the media industry. However, this advice applies broadly and can be used when applying for other opportunities. Begin your preparation for the application process with these materials and be sure to meet with a career advisor in SOJC student services and your faculty advisor for more nuanced advice.


Legal Parameters

Diverse Job Seekers


Cover Letters, Resumes & Other Materials



Negotiating Offers

General Career Resources