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These student organizations are for marketing majors and those with strong interests in different aspects of marketing. Each academic year begins with an Eller Leadership Fest, where you will find representatives from each of the clubs available to speak about the opportunities within their organization. You can receive academic credit and professional benefits from joining one or more of these organizations. Give your resume an edge by adding one of these club experiences to your portfolio.
American Marketing Association - UA Collegiate Chapter
The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the largest organization serving marketing professionals in the world. The AMA sponsors collegiate chapters for those who are interested in entering the marketing profession upon graduation. The UA collegiate chapter typically meets one evening per week. The club has career workshops, guest speakers from different marketing professions, recruiters, philanthropic activities, and fund-raising activities. Select members also participate in the case competition and attend the national conference held each year in the spring in New Orleans, LA.
- For additional information contact the student chapter faculty advisor, Vic Piscitello at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Arizona Advertising Federation
The American Advertising Federation (AAF) is the world's largest organization for those in the advertising profession. The AAF UA Chapter engages interested students in activities throughout the school year including trips to other cities to explore advertising agencies, tours of local advertising agencies and media companies, advertising competitions (NSAC), social activities and intimate gathering with advertising professionals. Twelve student members of the club are selected to compete each year in the National Student Advertising Competition with over 200 collegiate chapters.
- For additional information contact the faculty advisor, Ed Ackerley, at email@example.com.
AdCats is the University of Arizona's first-ever, student-run advertising agency. We are committed to being the optimal link connecting the University of Arizona and the surrounding community. Our dynamic team of diverse individuals is dedicated to applying the skill, creativity and energy required to satisfy the needs of our clients. Our unique perspective will provide the communication solutions necessary to solve company needs. As students, the hands-on work experience collected through real-world opportunities serves as our principal reward.
Services offered include but are not limited to:
- Marketing / Advertising: Campaign creation, print media creative, brand strategy and market research
- Public Relations: Event planning, copywriting and community relations
- Interactive / Social Media: Interactive creative, social media campaigns and social media management
Sports Marketing Association
The Sports Marketing Association (S.M.A.), founded in 1995, provides U of A students the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the sports marketing industry. Members work closely with Arizona Athletics to promote 20 NCAA Division I sports by developing marketing plans, executing game day promotions, and by volunteering during game day and community events. S.M.A. offers its members opportunities to learn from industry professionals through guest speakers and its annual career symposium. Our club meets bi-weekly on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm in the Arizona Stadium Club.
- For additional information visit: https://www.facebook.com/uofasma/ or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Eller Professional Sales Club
EPSC is all about business-to-business (B2B) consultative sales where students learn to how to find out what clients want and then determine if and how we can help them. High pressure B2C sales techniques don't work in B2B consultative sales. These consultative sales skills are used to win any job you have targeted and to become more persuasive, whether you are in sales or a different professional position. The EPSC is a club for students who want to learn how to market their skills to prospective employers and to sell their ideas to peers, prospects and superiors. ESPC is also a great way to build your resume. This club meets every other Tuesday at 4:45pm in McClelland Hall, room 320 CC.
- For additional information visit: http://www.epsalesclub.com/
To learn more about Eller student organizations, read about the Undergraduate Program's Leadership and Involvement Opportunities, or contact us.