I'm interested in marketing but don't have a degree?

What's a good way to find out about marketing/advertising, and what would be the best way to go about trying to get a job in marketing? I know some firms offer internships...And is there a difference between marketing and advertising? Also, I almost have my associates and am not completely opposed to getting a BS. But how important is a bachelor's (or masters) in getting a marketing job?

Asked By: Don't ask me - 7/12/2009
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Great questions! As a marketing and advertising professional without a degree for the last 10 years, I would say that completing your BA in Marketing really would be in your best interest. The job/global market has changed so much, you won't be able to compete without a BA and solid experience. If this is your passion... More
Answered By: Andrea - 7/12/2009
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I just graduated 2 months ago with my Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, and I have my first interview for an entry-level marketing job tomorrow. Thus, I believe a degree is important to show employers that you are dedicated to sticking it out for the long haul... More
Answered By: impala_01_gurl - 7/12/2009
try your local library and see if there is any information there
Answered By: cheeseballs - 7/13/2009
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