Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Dr. Clinton Wins 2014 Distinguished Educator of the Year

On Thursday, December 4, 2014 Dr. Steven R. Clinton, Department Head – Marketing and Interim Associate Dean for Student Success, was recognized by the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) as the 2014 Distinguished Educator of the Year. Dr. Clinton was honored at the AMA award luncheon held at the LeMont Restaurant on Mount Washington.

Lamar Advertising, one of the sponsors of the AMA event, is honoring the award winners on four electronic billboards in the Pittsburgh area for the next two weeks.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

First AMA Meeting is TONIGHT!

The first meeting for the American Marketing Association is tonight at 9:00pm in Business School 106. There will be free pizza provided!

There is still time to sign up! Contact Adam Etzel at and ask for an application, fill it out and bring it tonight at the meeting along with two checks, one for $47 and the other for $13 to RMU AMA.

*If you are unable to attend tonight’s meeting, bring the checks and application to Dr. Maher’s office located in Massey 228.

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Register for the Marketing Career Conference!

Dusquesne University, Chatham University, and the AMA Pittsburgh present:
“It’s Your Move!”
Marketing Career Conference
Oct 21 4p-7p

You’ve heard of “speed dating”? Imagine this concept with up to 30 Pittsburgh Marketing executives and HR professionals! Face to face time to ask questions, learn about marketing practices in their industries, and seek job opportunities. A dynamic speaker will kick off the event and a panel of professionals will wrap up with a lively Q&A. “It’s Your Move” is the right place to realize your future as a Pittsburgh marketing professional!

Where: Duquesne University Union Ballroom
How: Paid parking is available on campus. Campus is within walking distance of the Steel Plaza T stop.
Registration: $5 per student – register online

More information coming soon!!!

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Employment Opportunity with the MID-SHIP Group!

The MID-SHIP Group has an immediate need for an open position and they feel that a recent graduate is perfect! The company is located in Moon Twp. and currently employs 5 RMU graduates.

The MID-SHIP Group is a 3rd party logistics service company, who specializes in full supply-chain management: vessel chartering, inland transportation (barge, truck + rail), cargo surveying, warehousing, and trucking.

The position will require a well-organized individual who will ultimately manage customer/vendor contact as well as document management of critical paperwork. Duties/Skills will involve contact with internal and external customers/vendors through email, very strong computer skills with an emphasis on Excel, and the ability to work independently. Compensation commensurate with experience. The position will focus on the trucking portion in the supply chain and experience in trucking and or truck brokerage activities are a plus. This is an excellent position for recent college graduates with the potential of future opportunities.

Please submit all resumes to Richard Casoli at

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Monday, August 4, 2014

AMA Mixer Series with MAP

AMA Mixer Series with MAP

Blue Line Grill
1014 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Wednesday August 13, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Unwind and network with two Pittsburgh marketing organizations: AMA and MAP. Join us at the Blue Line Grill for a fun evening of networking and socializing.

Prices (Includes 2 drinks and appetizers)
AMA and MAP Members - $25
Non-members - $30
Students - $15
(You can also pay at the door!)

Register now!

More Information: Pittsburgh AMA Events

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

ADP Referral Opportunity

Below are details about the open positions at ADP. They are looking to hire for these positions ASAP!
If you are interested, please email your resume to Will Miley at

At ADP we are driven by your success. We engage your unique talents and perspectives. We welcome your ideas on how to do things differently and better. In your efforts to achieve, learn and grow, we support you all the way. If success motivates you, you belong at ADP.

Service Excellence is a core value at ADP. In our Small Business Services division, we are committed to providing accurate, convenient, risk-free payroll, tax processing and integrated business solutions for small businesses across the US.

Did you know that over 95% of our small business clients are not only satisfied with ADP's services but would recommend ADP to someone else? How would that kind of success impact your career?
Sales at ADP. It's what drives our global growth as a world-wide leader of workforce solutions. With us, you can achieve your best within a sales-centric, performance-oriented environment. We give you the tools to succeed, with continuous opportunities to train and advance. And as you develop the relationships that fuel our growth, you can enjoy the rewards and recognition you deserve.

As a Small Business Inside Sales Rep you will fan the flames of entrepreneurialism by:
• Our Small Business Accounts division partners with companies with 1-49 employees.
• Develop and execute a cold calling strategy to prospect targets for ADP payroll and HR solutions
• Mine existing and prospective clients for referral business
• Cross sell business outsourcing solutions to an existing client base
• Represent stand-alone products of genuine interest to customers in a designated territory

We offer:
• A competitive base salary with performance based annual increases
• Unique tiered commission structure
• Monthly bonuses just for meeting your goals
• Access to award winning 24/7 training
• Significant advancement opportunities for outstanding performers
• Bonuses, Trips, Merchandise and Lots of Fun!
• Individualized support and career coaching
... plus a highly competitive benefits package including tuition reimbursement, company stock and pension plans

69 sales reps and leaders from the Pittsburgh inside sales office went to Presidents Club this year to an all-inclusive trip to the West Indies for blowing out their numbers in FY13!
Our office is located in the Robinson area of Pittsburgh.

Experience, Skills, Academic:
To join our Sales team, qualified candidates will have:
• Bachelor's Degree required
• Recent college graduate up to a couple years of experience
*If you are a recent college graduate we are looking for someone that is striving for a career in sales, not just a job out of college. We prefer someone who has worked their way through college in a sales related position(s), was an athlete, and/or had a marketing/sales internship.
• Demonstrated cold calling sales ability, assertive, persistent, good listener
• Aptitude for acquiring selling skills and product knowledge
• Well organized with effective time management skills
• Able to work independently as well as with a team
• Mature and self-confident with the ability to work under pressure
• Must be goal-oriented; must be able to reach and exceed monthly/yearly quotas

About ADP:
We power organizations with insightful solutions that drive business success. Consistently named one of the "Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE® Magazine, and recognized by Forbes® as one of "The World's Most Innovative Companies," ADP has over a half-million clients around the globe and 60+ years of experience as a world-wide leader of business outsourcing solutions.

ADP is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. ADP believes that diversity leads to strength.

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Monday, June 16, 2014

Volunteers Needed at the Neil Walker Baseball ProCamp!

The following may qualify for credits towards your SET Transcript, check with the SET office

There are volunteers needed at the Neil Walker Baseball ProCamp at the end of the month.

When: June 30, 2014
Where: Seneca Valley High School, Harmony PA

Providing the opportunity to work on these camps to local students is a major component that they utilize to produce successful camps throughout the country. They've been successful in providing a beneficial real-world experience to students who are passionate about working in sports management, business, or a related field. To give more of an idea of what their camps entail, take a look at this video:

PROCAMPS Worldwide delivers EXPERIENCES by producing, marketing and executing unique sports camps with some of the most marketable athletes in professional sports.
PROCAMPS raises funds to provide disadvantaged kids, children with special needs and dependent children of active duty service members the opportunity to attend camp free of charge.

Volunteer Opportunity
-Camp hosted by Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Neil Walker

Volunteer Responsibilities
-Assist in facility setup
-Assist in event tasks (registration, etc.)
-Help with during camp tasks (hydration, field set-up, goodie bag distribution)
-Maintain VIP, provide guests with the hospitality of a first class event
-Miscellaneous responsibilities
-Assist in facility “tear down”/clean-up

*If interested please forward resumes and/or questions to Jason Otto at

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

AMA Spring Mixer!

AMA Mixer Series
Thursday May 22, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

If you haven't already registered, what are you waiting for?

Tired of being cooped up for the last six months? Spring is finally here!

Take some time after this long winter to meet with other Pittsburgh area marketers during our first mixer of the year at the Doubletree Downtown just across the street from the Consol Energy Center. Relax, unwind and network with the AMA and other Pittsburgh-based professional marketing organizations. Registration will soon be available both events.

Prices (2 drinks and light appetizers included):
Members - $25 / Non-members - $30
(You can also pay at the door!)

Register now!

Doubletree - Downtown
One Bigelow Square
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

More Information: Pittsburgh AMA Events

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Study Shows That Taking Notes With a Laptop Causes Students to Learn Less

Yes, you read that title correctly!

Below is an interesting article from the Washington Post that proves why students using laptops learn less in class even when they really are taking notes!

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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Marketing Coordinator Position Opening!

Marketing Coordinator for Dietrick Group

Job Description:
Dietrick Group, LLC is a full service real estate firm in Allentown, PA seeking to immediately fill a marketing coordinator position. The position will work closely with the Partners of the company as well as other employees. The role is designed to support Dietrick Group business, drive awareness, demand for our services, as well as to increase exposure, branding and recognition.

He or she will work independently and as part of a team, providing departmental support in a fast-paced, professional, team oriented and challenging environment.

The ideal person for this role will be a self-starter with strong organizational, analytic, and customer service skills. He or she must have exceptional communication skills, strong work ethic, multi-tasker and possess creative skills. Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize and deliver projects for various deadlines.
Major responsibilities will include email blasts, direct marketing, brochure creation, website updates, social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc) and preparing all marketing materials for an annual presentation held by Dietrick Group.

Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin is required. WordPress knowledge is a plus.

Additional information about our company and culture may be found at and

BA or equivalent degree required.
Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin is required. WordPress knowledge is a plus.

Application Instructions:
Email Resume and Cover Letter to:
Kelly Berfield
*Include Marketing Sample or Creative Piece if applicant possesses the same.

Click here to view the job on Colonial Trak.

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Illumina Marketing Internships available

Illumina Marketing Internships advertised: Project Management, Global Marketing, User Experience Design, Market Development MBA, Buyer, etc.

The positions are based in the La Jolla, San Diego, CA home office.

This company is a leader in Genetic Sequencing technology.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Internship Opportunity: The AroundCampus Group

Summer Sales/Marketing Internship

Three things to know about our Internship:
1) We begin with our nationally-recognized, week long training program May 8-14. Training is located in Chapel Hill, NC and provides a solid foundation for your summer. It is an expense-paid training program that covers many topics relevant to sales, marketing and advertising.
2) This is a paid internship.
3) It is not a desk job - you're going to be working face to face with local business owners to talk to them about advertising in the RMU student/faculty directory, student planner, online, and on our App.

Job Description:
AroundCampus, the leading campus media and marketing company in the U.S., offers a paid summer sales internship to college students. As a Sales Representative you will:
-Consult one-on-one with local and national businesses in your college market about their advertising platform
-Sell and market advertising space in your campus publication, and the Award-Winning Around Campus website and mobile app
-Attend a week-long sales training program through the Nationally-Recognized Sales Foundations Academy – an expense- paid training on the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill campus
-Develop skills on managing a territory, prospecting, building rapport, and closing the sale
-Enhance interpersonal communication, time-management , and confidence
-Gain experience working as an individual and in a team environment
-Work full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:30

The experience you gain this summer will make you stand out from the rest in today’s overcrowded job market.

AC has several Career Partners who hire students directly from our internship program. They include:
•Bloomberg B.N.A
•Edward Jones
•Enterprise Rent-a-Car
•Federated Insurance
•Tom James

If you are interested in applying for this position, please email Lindsey Johnson at AND apply online by clicking here! She will be on campus conducting interviews in the near future conducting interviews, and slots fill up quickly.

*You must have Housing and a Vehicle in Pittsburgh or the surrounding areas (or another AroundCampus Group market), in order to apply for this internship.

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Volunteer Opportunity at the Ben Roethlisberger Football Camp!

Please note the marketing opportunity in the information below

There are volunteers needed at the Ben Roethlisberger Football Camp this spring in the Harmony area.

Setup: June 15, 2014
Camp Date: June 16-17 2014
Location: Seneca Valley High School, Harmony PA

Providing the opportunity to work on the pro camps to local students is a major component that they utilize to produce successful camps throughout the country. They’ve been successful in providing a beneficial real-world experience to students who are passionate about working in the sports industry. Along with students who are interested in helping them market the camps, they are also looking for anyone who is interested in helping with the execution of the camps. To give you an idea of what their camps entail, watch this video:

Volunteer Opportunity:
-Assist in facility set up
-Assist in event tasks (registration, security, etc.)
-Help with tasks during camp (hydration, field set-up, goodie bag distribution)
-Maintain and provide VIP hospitality at a first class event
-Miscellaneous responsibilities
-Assist in facility “tear down”/clean up
-Opportunity to assist with incentive based marketing

*To volunteer send resume to Joseph Levers at

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Internship with Content Development Intern
Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Position Information
Days/hours & duration of job: max. 24 hours/week
Wage/Salary: $12.00/hour
Employment Start Date: ASAP

Job Description:
Position Reports To: Project Manager, Workplace

OBJECTIVE, a project of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, is a virtual concierge that launched on June 7, 2013. The website is designed to attract and retain talent in the Pittsburgh region. The website has a comprehensive job search engine, and showcases the region through work, live and play as a great place to "Advance Your Career and Build the Life You’ll Love." This position will provide research and content development support to the Imagine Pittsburgh website, including writing, photography, copy editing support, brainstorming and other support as needed to maintain the success of the website.

A creative, organized person is needed for a paid internship to assist with content development, communications support, and research related to talent and attraction initiatives, specifically focused on Rate of pay is $12.00 per hour. This part-time position (up to 24 hours a week) will begin immediately and last through May, with a possible extension through the summer. Work can be scheduled around classes, although it must be during normal business hours. The position calls for a self-starter who is not afraid to think creatively and who is able to track down difficult-to-find information. In addition, the candidate should be able to meet deadlines while balancing multiple projects and maintaining the highest quality standards.

-Research, develop and produce content for the work, live and play sections of website, and other sections of the website as needed
-Develop an organized outreach system for acquiring photos and information for
-Work to organize and systemize the photography collection
-Take, collect and edit photography as needed for the website
-Copy edit existing content
-Manage the website so that content is current and up to date
-Collect information /feedback and make improvement recommendations

- Education: Current university student
- Knowledge: Interest in regional economic development and marketing
- Experience: Previous internship or work experience
- Skills: Excellent research and writing and proofreading skills
- Proficient in MS Office suite

Application Instructions:
Send resume to

For more information go to Colonial Trak

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Internship Opportunities!

**This Firm will be at the Business Week Network Reception Wednesday night (2/26/14)**

Internship Opportunities
Young Professional Women in Energy (YPWE)

Position Information
Days/hours & duration of job: 20+ hours a week depending upon amount of events/activities
Wage/Salary: Unpaid
Employment Start Date: Summer 2014

Job Description:
Young Professional Women in Energy (YPWE) is a non-profit organization that reaches women within the male dominated energy field. YPWE holds monthly events that encourage its members to network with one another and create opportunities for development.

Here is the link for YPWE’s website:

With the New Year, YPWE is getting a much-needed make over and interns are needed to help in designated areas. The intern positions are unpaid but may count for school credit, if needed. If the interns are successful in their work, an opportunity for employment may be forthcoming. The following interns are needed and some of their responsibilities are listed, however, since YPWE is growing, so will everyone’s responsibilities in time.

Marketing, PR, Advertising Interns:
-Improve all social media platforms
-Contact and gain connections to local media for press
-Create a buzz for the organization through media
-Contact manufacturers and place orders

Graphic Design Interns:
-Make sponsorship page on the website more attractive
-Build new and exciting templates for newsletters and weekly one pagers
-Design program and event invitations and brochures that include our sponsor logos

Web Design Interns:
-Will revamp and change existing website to make it more exciting and new
-Will maintain website and update it frequently

All Interns:
-- Self-motivated and personable
-- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
-- Good communication skills

Design Interns:
-- Proficient in Adobe programs

Application Instructions:
If any student is interested, please have them contact Sarah at to schedule an interview.

**This can also be viewed on Colonial Trak

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Dr. Clinton Receives Special Recognition!

Congratulations AMA Volunteer of the Month

The AMA Volunteer of the Month for February is none other than RMU’s own Dr. Steve Clinton. The Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) recognizes, Steve R. Clinton, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing and Department Head, Marketing at Robert Morris University. He serves an integral role on the Academic Outreach committee. He secured Robert Morris University’s facilities and operational support for the 2014 Collegiate Marketing Plan competition, helped design the competition and found the funds to underwrite the lunch portion of the competition.

Click Here to view this on the AMA Official Website!

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Internship with Percheron Field Services

Marketing Internship
Percheron Field Services

Position Information:
Days/hours & duration of job: 10-15 hours per week (max 20 hours)
Wage/Salary: $8.00 - $10.00 per hour
Employment Start Date: Spring or Summer 2014

Job Description:
Marketing Intern to assist, develop and support various proposals, schedules, promotions and events for the year.

Coordinate schedules and event with office team, negotiate rates for lodging and travel, event calendar maintenance and employee involvement/newsletter.

*Salary negotiable based on skills and experience.

-IRWA participation required.
-Position subject to background check and drug screening.

Application Instructions:
Apply through ColonialTRAK

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PAID Internship Opportunity with The Sextant Group!

Marketing Intern
The Sextant Group

Position Information
Days/hours & duration of job: weekdays, 20 - 30 hrs/wk
Wage/Salary: 10/hr
Start Date: TBD
End Date: TBD

Job Description:
If you like to write and would enjoy working in an informal but professional setting, this internship may be a good fit for you. We have openings in our Pittsburgh headquarters for 3-month positions throughout 2014 and early 2015 assisting a four-person national marketing team.

Your primary assignment would be to talk with our project managers to learn about our most interesting projects, and then writing short and medium-length descriptions that best highlight the "cool factor." Other assignments might include assisting with our social media program, tailoring promotional materials for clients, or researching the national Architectural/Engineering market for intelligence in the form of leads and contacts.

Additional functions may include:
•Locating archival information from company files
•On-line research of potential new projects
•Special projects or assignments

We envision the ideal candidate as a 3rd-year student working toward a Degree in Writing, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or related discipline, and are able to demonstrate

•Strong and natural writing skills, with an interest in grammar, proofreading, and editing
•Good organization, proactive thinking, and self-starting capabilities
•A professional image and demeanor, with demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
•The ability to manage multiple project deadlines and deliverables with accuracy and attention to detail
•Familiarity with various forms of social media for business
•Comfort working both sides of the brain, and have fun doing it

Application Instructions:
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Writing Samples Required: Yes

**Please send writing samples between 500 and 1000 words (at least one creative, one that is more technical in nature) that best present your professional writing strengths, particularly in a business-to-business environment to Terry Caywood at

Click Here for the link on Colonial Trak!

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Marketing Events During Business Week!

Listed below are the Marketing Events During Business Week!

Monday, February 24, 2014 – International Suite, Sewall Center

10:00 - 10:50 AM
Avoid Being a Loose Cannon: Plan Your Marketing Career

-Mandy Kiggins, Self-Employed, Formerly Sr. Director, Health and Beauty Care Merchandising, Giant Eagle
-David Danko, District Manager, Mondelez
-Paul Heh, Retail Merchandising Supervisor, Mondelez

A panel discussion with the area's top marketers- from business, advertising, and non-profit organizations. There will be an open conversation on their current positions and their experiences in the marketing field. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions, as well as personally meet all of the marketers.

Brought to You By: The American Marketing Association

11:30 - 1:50 PM
Select Your Crew: School of Business Student Organization Fair

Representatives from student organizations will be in the Nicholson Rotunda to talk with students about their organizations and to distribute details on all Business Week events.

2:00 - 3:50 PM
Discover Buried Treasure: Find a Career in Marketing, Marketing Career Fair

Businesses: Campos Inc., Northwestern Mutual, ADP, RMU Career Center, Bayer, Rue 21, BNY Mellon, Eat’n’Park, Brunner, Internship and Career Consulting, Ad2, Siemens, Innovation Works, Marketing EDGE

Employers from business, government and non-profit organizations will be on campus collecting resumes and speaking to students about their company's business practices along with educating students on the proper techniques needed in the business world. Some businesses will have full-time and part-time positions and internships.

Brought to You By: The American Marketing Association

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 – International Suite, Sewall Center

2:00 - 3:15 PM
Anchors Aweigh: Preparing for the Interview and Weighing the Offer
Moderated By: Carole Weldon

-Meghan Flick, Employment Specialist, Campus Programs, UPMC Talent Acquisition
-Constance Rippole, Operations Manager, Loss Sensitive Field Operations, Travelers
-Samuel Boyer, Sr. Director of Organizational Development, Carnegie Mellon University
-Jonalyn Paulick, Vice President, Sewickley Branch, PNC

This session would include, but not be limited to:
-Tips from employers on how to stand out in an interview
-Advice on how to evaluate an offer
-How to accept and decline offers
-Negotiating salary, the if’s, when’s and how’s
-How to potentially ‘buy time’ while waiting for various offers to come in

Brought to You by: The RMU Career Center

3:30 – 4:45 PM
The Voyage Begins: Navigating the Waters of Your First Job and Career

-Constance Rippole, Operations Manager, Loss Sensitive Field Operations, Travelers
-Samuel Boyer, Sr. Director of Organizational Development, Carnegie Mellon University
-Jonalyn Paulick, Vice President, Sewickley Branch, PNC

This program will explore being a professional, whether as an intern or in a full-time capacity, in the workplace, and advice on advancing in your career. Topics for discussion will include, but not be limited to:
-What to expect, and what to do if your expectations aren’t being met
-Professionalism: your attitude, dress, social media, etc...
-How to handle conflicts in the workplace
-Career advancement: when and how to leave a job; how to be recognized
-Fitting in, office politics, corporate and office culture

Brought to You By: The RMU Career Center

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Making Waves: Dressing for Success - Professional Dress Fashion Show
**Location: Massey Theater

Speakers: Tayna Barker, Elaine Rieffle, & Steve Arnowitz
Local Retailers: CAbi, & Jos.A.Bank

Models from RMU student organizations

Brought to You By: The American Marketing Association

7:00 - 8:30 PM
Reception following Professional Dress Fashion Show

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 – Dining Rooms, Sewall Center

12:00 - 12:50 PM
The Big Catch: Marketing Catch Phrase

Play marketing catch phrase. The catch phrases will have to be described by advertising the product/service to your team. The team that wins will receive a prize.

Brought to You By: The American Marketing Association

5:00 - 7:00 PM
A Networking Excursion

‘Cruise’ to success by networking with fellow classmates, RMU alumni and employers. Enjoy a fun and interactive evening, sip a mocktail, and build your connections in the business world. Co-sponsored with the Career Center.

Thursday, February 27, 2014 – International Suite, Sewall Center

8:00 - 9:15 AM
Learning the Ropes - Internships: Their Importance and How to Find One

-Celine Stanasolovich, Legend Financial
-Anne Bozich, Student Intern
-Sheila Broman, Internship Coordinator, RMU
-Carole Weldon, Career Counselor for School of Business students, RMU

This session will include a discussion on:
-The importance of internships, whether or not they are for academic credit
-What employers look for in selecting candidates
-A student's perspective on the value of interning and the internship search
-When, how and where to look for internships
-Details on the Academic Internship Program

Brought to You By: The RMU Career Center

7:30 - 8:30 PM
Networking Reception
**Location: Ferris Ballroom, Yorktown Hall

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All Occasions Summer or Spring Internship Opportunity!

All Occasions is looking for a few interns for Marketing/Communications Journalist unpaid intern positions. They currently have one intern and are open to more for the spring semester, if schedules allow. Internships for the summer would start in April or May for 12 weeks. Below is the internship description!

Marketing/Communications Journalism Intern

Title: Marketing Communications Journalism Intern
Location: Corporate Office, 72 Wilson Road Eighty Four, PA 15330
Structure: 9-15 Weeks, M-F Schedule, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Hours based on credits, are flexible and can be arranged according to student’s academic/work schedule.
Remuneration: Unpaid internship. For credit only.
Start Date: Summer 2014

All Occasions Party Rental is a full-service event rental company, providing an extensive range of rental items and equipment, including tents, tables, chairs, linens, table top items, flooring and staging, catering equipment, and event furniture. Everything needed to create the most memorable event can be found in our inventory. We provide rentals for any type of event, ranging from intimate social parties/gatherings, to weddings, corporate/meetings, and special event productions.

We are currently looking for an intern to assist our Marketing Director in our corporate office. This internship will give the Marketing Communications Journalism Intern an opportunity to learn and be mentored in their field. The Intern will assist the Marketing Director with a number of projects, which may include (but are not limited to):
-Gather, write and produce story ideas
-Develop blog ideas
-Attend event setup to take photos, meet with event planners
-Work with staff to produce internal newsletter
-Generate content for website and Eblasts
-Fact check, proofread, format and edit print and web materials
-Assist with video and other multimedia communications to create stories
-Assist with creating a media kit and maintaining brand standards
-Update existing collateral material
-Perform related duties as required

-Junior or Senior undergraduate or graduate student (sophomores may be considered if appropriate criteria are met)
-Major or minor preferably in Journalism or Communications
- Excellent writing, editing and organization skills
-Attention to detail
-Self-starter who can take direction and contribute ideas
-Ability to work independently on projects and meet deadlines
-Photography skills a plus
-Exceptional oral communication skills
-Strong problem solving skills
-Community development knowledge/experience a plus
-Must have valid driver’s license
-Ability to coordinate multiple deadline-driven tasks

Please visit our website at for more information about our company, products and services. Please submit your resume, cover letter and three writing samples to

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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Summer 2014 Internship with LANXESS!

LANXESS Corporation is now recruiting for their 2014 Summer Internship Program! Junior year Marketing majors are advised to apply as they have one marketing position that requires the completion of the student’s junior year.

To learn more information and to apply directly on their website, click here and visit the career tab!

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AMA Academic Job Board

Below are some of the hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on AMA Academic Placement Career Center

International Teaching Fellow Program
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Technologico de Monterrey, Campus Guadalajara

Business Marketing
Brandon, Manitoba
Brandon University

Marketing Assistant Professor
Amherst, New York
Daemen College

Faculty Job Posting in Marketing
Antalya, Other / Non-US
Antalya International University

Assistant Professor of Marketing
Omaha, Nebraska
University of Nebraska at Omaha

Tony Naughton Memorial Scholarship
Melbourne, Other / Non-US
RMIT University - School of Economics, Finance & Marketing

Assistant/Association Professors
Prince George, British Columbia
University of Northern BC

Entry-Level Assistant or Associate Professor
East Lansing, Michigan
Michigan State University

Assistant Professor, Accounting and Business
North Manchester, Indiana
Manchester University

Online Adjunct Faculty
Elmhurst, Illinois
Elmhurst College

View all jobs

Be sure to update your resume on AMA Academic Placement Career Center, so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities!

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Thursday, February 6, 2014

You are cordially invited...

You are cordially invited to attend the University of Pittsburgh American Marketing Association's first annual Marketing Event:


When: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 5pm-8pm
Where: The Pittsburgh Athletic Association (4215 Fifth Ave)- Pennsylvania Ballroom
RSVP: CBA Connect- the event is listed under "American Marketing Association Event"

Bring a resume and dress business professional, this will be your time to make connections and to find out how you can excel!

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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Spots for the Study Abroad Trip are Still Available!

There is still time to sign up for the International Marketing study abroad trip to Switzerland and France. The deadline to sign up is February 3rd.

This exciting program will take place from May 10-25, 2014. The course includes an 8 week component during the spring semester with focused collaborative activities among three universities and an emphasis on practical experience. This will be followed by a 15 day program in Switzerland and France which includes company visits, interaction with international students, and other activities.

Cost is $3500 which includes housing, airfare, breakfast, and some ground transportation.

Please email Dr. Cathleen Jones at with any questions you may have.

Stop in the Center for Global Engagement for more information or to declare your interest!

Below are pictures that were taken in parts of Switzerland and France.

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Internship Opportunity!

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds and Highmark Stadium are seeking interns for the 2014 season. As an intern with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, you will have the distinct opportunity to be a part of their 2014 USL PRO season. All internships are unpaid, part-time positions, and only those that are eligible for course-credit will be considered for the position. Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience, and area(s) of education.

Internship applications are now being accepted in the following areas:
Stadium Event & Group Sales
Marketing & Media
Academy Coordination
Business Partnerships & Client Services
2014 Promotional Team

Click here to review all responsibilities/ requirements for each area and to fill out the application form.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Job Opportunity! (Entry Level Position)

The local Mutual of Omaha Agency, in Pittsburgh, PA has a fantastic entry level recruiting opportunity for you. This role will open doors for amazing opportunities. They are the number one Agency in Mutual of Omaha and are looking for the right person to not only help them grow, but grow with them. You will find the job description below. They are hoping for someone who is more of a recent grad, although qualified candidates are welcome.

If interested email your resume to Kristi Acree at ASAP!

Job Title:
Training Recruiting Specialist (PITTSBURGH)

Founded in 1909, Mutual of Omaha is a solid, family-oriented company that's reliable, trustworthy, knowledgeable and caring. We are a full-service, multi-line provider of insurance and financial services products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United States. We are committed to providing outstanding service to our policyholders. Our commitment to customer service is the cornerstone of our vision and values.

Training Recruiting Specialist - Neil Chonofsky Division Office

Basic Function:
Work to build a successful team of advisors by sourcing, recruiting, selecting, and assisting with the development of candidates and new advisors based on the vision and goals of the division office.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Support the recruiting effort and target recruiting goals of the agency to include:
 -Generate a candidate pipeline utilizing various sources (internet,
  college, personal observation, referrals, etc.)
 -Establish professional relationships to identify potential candidates
 -Conduct candidate testing through the selection process
 -Develop a social media strategy for driving engagement to the
  division office page
 -Manage candidate pipeline
 -Support candidates through the process of transitioning into the
  advisor position
 -Review advisor contract and compensation arrangements with
  selected applicants to ensure there is a clear understanding and
  acceptance of contract and compensation provisions and clauses

2. Support the training effort and training goals of the agency to include:
 -Develop, implement and coordinate a training program and
  schedule for both new and veteran advisors
 -Conduct ongoing evaluation and analysis of program accuracy and
 -Conduct new and veteran advisor training (CDP, product, sales
  methods, prospecting, etc.)
 -Evaluate advisors following their training
 -Maintain training records and results for all trainees
 -Work with the District Sales Managers and General Manager in
  managing the performance of new advisors while in training
 -Ensure that prerequisites are obtained for attendance in Home
  Office schools and overseeing licensing requirements of the advisors
 -Act as a continuing education coordinator for the office and
  maintaining records on advisor licenses and designations obtained
 -Promote advisor participation in industry associations

3. Stay current on all Company and industry training and recruiting information, materials, methods, programs and improvements to ensure Division Office activities are up-to-date and managed effectively. Make recommendations for enhancements as appropriate. Ensure all applications and forms are current and in compliance with Company recruiting practices.

4. Stay current and comply with all State Insurance Department license requirements as well as individual state continuing education requirements.

5. Continuously expand industry knowledge by joining industry associations and taking courses in an effort to obtain industry designations.

***Job may occasionally require standing for extended periods of time.

This job requires a background that demonstrates the following minimum knowledge, skills, talents and traits:
 -Completed Bachelor’s degree
 -Ability to create relationships proactively over the phone
 -Strong training and motivation skills
 -Excellent communication and human relations skills
 -Knowledge of or interest in learning sales techniques and
 marketing philosophies
 -Knowledge of Social media marketing
 -Knowledge and MS Word and Excel, with the ability to learn other
  windows-based computer programs

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