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Talent Accelerator Program (TAP)

**We are proud to announce that Civilian is bringing back the TAP program mid-2022 across multiple departments!

The Civilian internship program, known as the Talent Accelerator Program (TAP), is far from the typical intern experience. Recent college grads and/or current students do REAL WORK FOR REAL CLIENTS (and of course some spec work for spec clients). They will experience agency life on a real-world basis in a real environment (we promise, no dry cleaning pick up or garbage duty here).

Interns participate in a 90 day paid internship at Civilian, located in beautiful San Diego.

At the end of the program you’ll be asked to present a comprehensive project that you and your co-“TAPS” (as we affectionately refer to you) have put together based on your shared experience and time spent with key department personnel.

Similar to a startup accelerator program, we invest our time and resources into candidates that have an incredible amount of potential and value to bring to the industry. Your future success is our focus and goes far beyond the program.

And don’t worry… it’s not all about the work. We also love to play. Our culture prides itself not only on success, innovation and excellence, but also activities such as Fitness Fridays and good eats.

Still not convinced of how awesome the TAP experience is? Don’t take our word for it, read this blog post written by someone who actually lived it.

Applications are being accepted now. Please submit your resume to with the subject “TAP Program.” Include a resume, a cover letter and anything else you feel will make you stand out. Your cover letter should talk about a possible solution you have for any of the challenges that the media or advertising industry faces, or just areas you’d love to explore and learn about.

Apply today, this could be the first step to the rest of your life. Best of luck and we hope to see you soon.

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