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Marketing & Sales Talent Night

The Marketing and Sales Talent Night (formerly Meet the Firm Night) is held each February as a service to students and companies interested in our graduates.

When:February 3, 2014
Where::Holmes Student Center Ballroom
Company Set-up:Any time after 4 p.m.
Talent Night Hours:5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Refreshments available throughout the night.

History of Talent Night

In 1992 the Department of Marketing held the first of its annual Sales and Marketing "Meet the Firm Night" now renamed Marketing Talent Night. The purpose of our Marketing Talent Night has been and continues to be a venue where our students can acquaint themselves with companies who hire and offer internships and provide an opportunity for companies to find out about the talents and ambitions of our graduates. The Marketing Talent Night is an excellent opportunity to display materials about your company and to talk with students interested in sales and marketing.

Unlike a traditional "job fair," our Marketing Talent Night is a forum for communication between you and our students and faculty. We want to connect current and potential students with the career opportunities available in a wide range of industries and firms and for company representatives to meet our students as well as our faculty. Not all companies attending the Marketing Talent Night have immediate openings. Just because a company may not have current openings doesn't mean they won't be seeking candidates in the future. However, many companies attend our event for the purpose of finding candidates for both internships and permanent positions.

All of our students will be strongly encouraged to attend Marketing Talent Night with resumes in hand. We do our best to prepare them via announcements in the classrooms, e-mail announcements and one-on-one encounters prior to this event. We have found that our Marketing Talent Night for many of our students is their first encounter talking with company representatives. Historically, company representatives have enjoyed meeting our students.

After attending the Marketing Talent Night, we have found that students have a clearer picture of the many avenues open to them as well as a good idea of which companies they will target to begin their careers in sales and marketing.

2014 Participants