50,000feet Externship

50,000feet is an independent creative agency, bringing strategy, design and technology together to build experiences for the world’s most respected brands, including Abbott, BMW, Knoll, Mastercard, MINI, NYSE, Under Armour and Sony, among others.

Within offices in Chicago and New York, 50,000feet brings interdisciplinary practices together to create an inclusive culture that values diverse perspectives from our clients and our team in order to create great work and deliver results.

We embrace collaboration and creativity within and across all of our disciplines and find the best results come from a cross-functional team approach to problem-solving. We work hard to achieve our clients’ goals and take our work seriously, but not ourselves.

Agency capabilities include identity and advertising as well as interactive applications, branded environments and e-commerce. To learn more, we welcome you to visit 50000feet.com.

The agency was founded by Jim Misener, an LAS ’93 alumnus.

Location: Virtual OR onsite, 1700 West Irving Park Road Suite 110 Chicago 60013

Externship Mentor: Isaac Lippe, Copywriter


Introduction to Agency Capabilities and Culture
Role-based Round Robin (Staff-led)
Agency Project Case Studies
Q&A Session
Tour: Optional for in-person visit

Public Transportation? CTA Brown Line, Irving Park Road Stop

Parking? Residential street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood. Please adhere to Residential Zoning signs (and times) to avoid fines.

Wheelchair accessible? Yes: restroom. No: wheelchair accessibility from outside.