Go with your passion!

What advice do you have for students considering your major (or minor)?

A piece of advice I would pass along would be to follow your passion. There are so many different industries and branches of marketing that it’s important to explore and learn about each one to know what you’re passionate about. You can do this by taking different marketing classes to find which “branch” you’re most interested in. Also, networking, setting up informational interviews, talking with peers, and doing …

By Sydney Southern
Sydney Southern
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PRSA Boston Scholarship Available

PRSA scholar

Each year, PRSA Boston presents a scholarship for a Greater Boston area college student whose academic pursuits focus on communications and public relations. Our $2,000 scholarship may be applied to the student’s housing, tuition or classroom material costs. The award not only recognizes an undergraduate  whose grades and extracurricular accomplishments merit recognition, but represents our desire to put financial support where it does the most good.

To apply, or for more information, see http://prsaboston.org/content.php?page=Scholarship

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Education and Outcomes Alyssa Hammond
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Inside Scoop on a real Marketing internship and advice to success!

What major related internship/job are you doing (or have done) and can you tell us about a typical day
In my college years, I’ve been a Bentley Marketing Department Assistant, a New Media Intern at TalentCulture, a Cause Branding Intern at Cone Communications, and a Global Relationship Marketing intern at Bain & Company. Each of these positions has presented new challenges. I’ve had days when I’ve buried myself in Excel spreadsheets, mining for data and trying to find that one …

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Every job gives you experience for your major!

What is your major and how did you decide on your major at Bentley?

I’m an IDCC major. I originally came to Bentley planning on majoring in marketing but once I found out about the IDCC major I knew that was a better fit for me because it is more focused towards what I want to do in terms of public relations.

 

What major related internship/job are you doing (or have done) and can you tell us about a typical …

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Inside Marketing as a major at Bentley

What is your major and how did you decide on your major at Bentley?

I decided on my major, Marketing, by evaluating my skills and interests after freshmen year. After completing the first level of General Business (Accounting and Finance) I wasn’t sure if my passion was in either of the two subjects. Yet, after finishing the semester of GB 214 (Marketing and Operations), I knew it was exactly what I wanted to do. I was excited to go to …

By Sydney Southern
Sydney Southern
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