How do you find a job in Marketing? Not personal selling?

I'm a marketing student and I want to go into my field but there is a lot of prymid companies claiming to be marketing firms.

Asked By: Eric J - 8/7/2007
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You are smart to recognize that; it took me years to get our Career Placement Center to post jobs for our students that would not be pyramid schemes. Right now, I'm a marketing professor who works closely with our students on placement, with a lot of success. Here are a couple of suggestions... More
Answered By: neniaf - 8/7/2007
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Find some local professional/networking organizations that focus on marketing and start attending their events. Also, look for relevant internships. Both can open doors and make you aware of opportunities that might never be advertised. Good luck!
Answered By: bad_zen - 8/7/2007
My wife just began a job marketing for a convalescent home. It is part of a larger chain of homes. She had experience as a social worker for the elderly and as a drug counselor, but two others they hired had no experience in the medical field... More
Answered By: RDW928 - 8/7/2007
I have built a wonderful career in marketing. I began in the public relations departments of trade associations and then I sought out start up companies because those jobs involved multi faceted positions. It has proven to be a valuable course of action that I took. I have a business development consulting company... More
Answered By: river08 - 8/7/2007
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