The event will commence with the workshop, consisting of interactive breakout sessions and case studies. The career fair will follow, giving students the opportunity to network with companies that are recruiting and talk informally with companies that are not currently hiring. The event will take place on Nov. 4 at the MSU stadium tower. The workshop will begin at 5:30 P.M., and the career fair will go from 6:45-8:00 P.M. Students are encouraged to attend all activities.
The Marketing Resource Fair is open to all majors, and students do not need to be a part of either
organization to attend. All faculty members are welcome to attend as well. The career fair will feature many companies that are looking for talented students to fill their open positions. The workshop is designed to be an interactive and creative opportunity for students to learn more about how to land an internship and to network with companies before the career fair.
The event’s keynote speaker will be Ingenex Digital founder and Chief Executive Officer Derek Mehraban. Ingenex Digital is a digital marketing company in Ann Arbor. Mehraban is also a Michigan State instructor, teaching his New Media Driver’s License course focused on blogs, social media, digital public relations, and SEO to grow your personal company and brand. He is the founder of 501c3 Marketing Non-Profit and Lunch Ann Arbor Marketing (LA2M). As a MSU alum, he is very involved with the school and currently sits on the Marketing Advisory Council.
The Marketing Mix is an MSU-exclusive marketing consulting student organization designed to provide members with a “hands-on experience” consulting with both local and national businesses. Some clients have included Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Whirlpool.
MSUMA is a nationally affiliated marketing student organization that provides members with networking and career-building opportunities with presentations from top marketing and business related companies.
To find out more information regarding the career fair check out the Marketing Mix website at www.msumarketingmix.com.