Careers in the marketing field range from advertising, professional selling, product management, digital marketing, marketing research, social media, public relations and more. Typical tasks for careers in marketing include consumer behavior, market research, communications, strategy, data analysis, media planning and budgeting, monitoring trends, and developing content.
Explore & Research Marketing Careers
Marketing professionals are needed in a variety of companies and industries. Here we detail those as well as provide examples of internships and entry level jobs, and review common skills needed to excel in a career in marketing.
Connecting with, and learning from, alumni or professionals working in marketing will serve you well in your search. Here we detail how to engage in informational interviews and suggest clubs and organizations you can join to build your network.
Gain Experience & Develop Skills
Although you will develop many skills inside the classroom, getting involved and gaining experience will allow you to test them out, improve your abilities, and give you concrete examples to share with future employers.
There are MANY ways to build skills and experience outside of the classroom
Whether through Lundquist Career Fundamentals in your classes or during a Career Advising appointment, you may have heard us say “Try stuff” as you think about your …
You might feel like everyone around you has it all figured out – the perfect major, the dream internship, they know exactly what career they want after they graduate… Spoiler alert: they don’t. No one has it all figured out. And …
There’s a food and beverage company founded in the Northwest that you might have heard of – Starbucks Coffee Company. With nearly 400,000 employees worldwide and an annual revenue of $36 billion dollars, it would be hard to miss them!
Next Steps: Following Up After Networking Events or Informational Interviews
At Mohr Career Services, many students ask us how to follow up after meeting with a professional at a networking event or conducting an initial conversation (informational interview). And, let’s …