Communications senior named AAF Stickell intern

Betsy Govig, a University of Tulsa communications senior, has been awarded one of the American Advertising Federation’s prestigious Stickell summer internships for 2015.

Sixty students were nominated as the best, most deserving individuals from their AAF student chapters. Of those, 15 were selected for a summer internship at U.S. media organizations, advertising agencies, and client and supplier companies.

GovigGovig has been matched with Slingshot, an award-winning ad agency based in Dallas. She will receive a stipend of $4,000 for the 10-week internship plus a $1,500 scholarship or assistance with housing to help cover living expenses.

The Vance and Betty Lee Stickell Student Internship Program was established in 1989 in honor of the late Vance L. Stickell, former executive vice president of marketing for the Los Angeles Times. During his 39-year career in advertising, Stickell established himself nationally as a highly respected advertising practitioner and statesman. The program is intended to raise awareness and understanding of advertising processes and business ethics among future advertising professionals.

Established by the Times Mirror Foundation, the program is administered by the AAF and the LA Times.