General Meeting Notes for 4/11/17

4/11/17 Notes

Last Meeting of the Semester!

  • Open E-Board positions will be up by the end of next week
  • Let us know if you want to write for the blog this summer
  1. Update your resume
    1. Keep track of your accomplishments
    2. See the CAS career office for advice before you leave
    3. Use action words to describe what you did
    4. Note any club leadership positions under experience
    5. Don’t put Microsoft under, they assume you already know
  2. Brush up on your knowledge
    1. Read a book
    2. Current events
    3. Read industry specific publications
    4. Google analytics or hubspot certified
    5. Learn Adobe Creative Suite
    6. Read blogs
    7. Job Shadow
  3. Build your Portfolio
    1. Do design work for small businesses or family
    2. Do social media work for small businesses or family
    3. Write blogs!
    4. Photograph your summer adventures
    5. Update your LinkedIn
  4. Build your resume
    1. Job, internship, volunteer work
    2. Make a presentation about it
    3. Apply for scholarships
    4. Learn a new skill
    5. Learn better study habits
  5. Goal Setting
    1. Short term goals for the end of the summer
    2. Long term goals by the end of the next school year
    3. Write them down and keep track of progress
    4. Write out steps for achievement
  6. Create your media kit
    1. Resume
    2. Writing samples
    3. Creative designs
  7. Takeaways
    1. Be a sponge
    2. Take all opportunities
    3. You can make any opportunity work for your major
    4. Take time to set yourself apart

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We strive to connect Michigan State University Advertising, Marketing, Communication and Business students with global employers. Always dreamed of going abroad? Of working abroad? Spartan International Advertising is a great way to increase your knowledge and understanding of what it takes to work in an international setting. We've had professionals from big-name companies like Google and Grey Advertising, from around the world like England and Dubai. Not only will you learn about international advertising, but it's a great networking opportunity and you'll get invaluable advice and resources for your career. All meetings will be every 2nd and 3rd Monday of each month from 6pm to 8pm, and will be held in room 165 of the Communication Arts and Sciences Building.

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