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: http://www.ypwe.org/

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 sarah@firewithinapparel.com 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 tcaywood@TheSextantGroup.com

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 www.allparty.com for more information about our company, products and services. Please submit your resume, cover letter and three writing samples to marketing@allparty.com.

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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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