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What is a good way to gain marketing experience for an undergraduate student?

I am currently doing a marketing degree and im looking for a way to gain some experience maybe next summer before i graduate, does anyone know how to go about doing this and what sort of experience employers would look for?

Asked By: thehills1187 - 7/31/2008
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You definitely want to look for an internship in an established company. With marketing, it's a little tricky because you will see many sales-type positions branded as "marketing" positions... More
Answered By: Kerry F - 7/31/2008
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Do you live in the UK? If so approch the Odeon Cinema and ask them about their marketing department. They probably won't give you a paid job but if you take a job as an usher they might let you do some of your hours in the marketing department. It would be an idea to send a cover letter with a sample marketing report (... More
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Answered By: Green - 7/31/2008
 
Get a part time in a small company if even it is a company owned by a friend or family member. Once you start to work there make suggestions to them on how to improve their marketing once you have the theory in place take responsibility for implementing the idea. This will give you a lot of exposure and introduce you... More
Answered By: chao - 7/31/2008
 
You might fail if you are doing real business in the first time, ever think of doing some exercise and learning some more techniques before going into real world... More
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Answered By: omm m - 7/31/2008
 
get yourself a junior position, look on job websites for the area you are in and apply for them.
Answered By: hot looker* - 8/3/2008
 
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