The SJFC AMA Blog
The latest news, trends and events in the marketing world.
When I think of Mother’s Day I think of being with my family, and my mom, of course, an abundance of cards that read, “I don’t know what I would do without you mom,” and the numerous Mother’s Day commercials on television. As Mother’s Day approaches, it’s only right to look at all of the […]
Whether you’re finishing up an internship or just starting to look for one, there is one thing to keep in mind: no matter what company or industry you choose, an internship provides you with valuable experience in the field and you’re getting the opportunity to work with local professionals. You made it through a couple […]
After putting the finishing touches on your resume, spell checking every word in your cover letter, and then filling out dozens of applications for a position, you would think the hard part is over, right? Wrong – now you have to get through the interview process.
The American Marketing Association had the pleasure of hearing Monica Skipper, VP of Brand Experience at FedEx speak to over 1,400 members of the American Marketing Association this past weekend at the AMA Collegiate Conference in New Orleans. Skipper kept the large audience engaged by testing their brand recognition using partial sections of logos of […]
In the professional world the phrase “it’snot what you know, it’s who you know,” gets tossed around a lot. For introverts, getting to know people in a networking setting isn’t always the most comfortable situation. But, whether you like it or not, putting yourself out there […]
One of the events that was attended by several students this past week was the Sales Certificate Program. During this program, students received a sales certification after attending two separate sessions where they listened to sales professionals from several companies, including AeroTek, TekSystems, ABC Supply Company, and Northwestern Mutual. Here, a panel of employees from […]
At the annual international conference for the brightest young minds in the marketing industry, thousands gathered to hear from the best- both the best professionals and the best students in marketing. Although they were all great and had excellent information, one group caught my attention: the […]
After several busy and fun-filled days in New Orleans, the conference was coming to a close. It culminated with an awards banquet, which included a tasty meal and allowed all of us attending to come together and celebrate all of our hard work.
What’s a student-run organization without any members? What’s any organization without members? The answers simple: nothing. Eager to learn how to boost our already growing SJFC/AMA chapter, I attended a “leading your chapter to success” session on membership run by four large, successful chapters. Both surprisingly and unsurprisingly, we already utilize many of the tactics […]
Throughout the weeks leading up to my first and only trip as a college student to the American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference (AMAICC), I would think of my upcoming trip quite often. But I was not thinking of the warm Louisiana temperatures, or my first Bourbon Street experience, as some of my fellow […]