Make Connections, Marketing
Conduct informational interviews with UO alumni and other professionals in marketing.
- Utilize Lundquist Connect, an online platform where students can network with alumni and friends of the college to build connections, share insights, and advance their careers.
- Check out the Informational Interviewing Resource Page in Handshake for sample informational interview questions and email templates.
Join Clubs or Professional Organizations
- UO American Marketing Association (AMA) – A student-run marketing club where aspiring professionals join a community of peers to explore the marketing field, gain real-world experience, and connect with professionals. It is an opportunity open to all majors and backgrounds. The AMA engages in on-campus marketing efforts, regularly hosts guest speakers, and arranges site visits. Recent site visits include companies in Eugene, Portland, and San Francisco. The UO AMA is nationally affiliated with the American Marketing Association, one of the largest professional associations for marketers, with 38,000 members worldwide.
- U of O Sales Club – Equips students with the sales skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to succeed in the professional world. Dedicated members who attend meetings and are active in club activities will begin a job or internship in sales feeling more comfortable and educated on what it takes to succeed. In addition, club members will receive weekly emails informing them of internship and job opportunities. Club members also have a brief period during each meeting during which they will be able to expand their network by connecting with a guest speaker one-on-one.