Monday, April 27, 2015

Honor & Integrity Discussion

As the semester comes to a close, Penn State is interested in your feedback about the Penn State Values, and especially Integrity at Smeal. They are hosting two focus groups this week:

Thursday, April 30 (Noon-1:00 p.m.)
Friday, May 1 (Noon-1:00 p.m.) i
Where: Business Building (room location TBD)

**Since these sessions will take place over the lunch hour, we will also be serving pizza.**

The focus groups will serve two primary goals:
1) To understand how the Penn State values can be lived out in your daily activities
2) To understand why issues related to confronting/reporting wrongdoing exist and to seek your input on how we can address these issues.
If you are interested in sharing your opinion and participating in one of these two focus groups, please e-mail Marion Mason ( by Wednesday, April 29 so that they can plan accordingly. Since these are focus groups, space is limited.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Teach for America

Teach For America is currently hiring for an on-campus paid internship, the Campus Campaign Coordinator (CCC) position. CCCs, in consultation with Teach For America’s recruitment staff, strive to build a movement on campus to spread awareness of the issue of educational inequity. CCCs develop and execute a detailed strategic plan aimed at inspiring top students to apply for the 2015 Teach For America corps, and motivate underclassmen to get involved in this issue in some way. In this position, Campus Campaign Coordinators enhance their professional skills in networking, marketing strategies, data analysis, and communication while gaining an understanding of how a successful nonprofit organization operates. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals from all majors and backgrounds who are interested in applying to be a Teach For America corps member or staff member upon graduation.

The details:
· On-campus internship, from August 2015-May 2016
· Part-time à 10-15 hours a week, though may be slightly more/less depending on time of year
· Paid à same salary as minimum wage in PA

We are looking for someone who is…
· going to be a junior or senior next fall
· incredibly self-motivated
· highly organized
· passionate about educational inequity 
· a team player
· an influencer and motivator
· full of GRIT

Thursday, April 9, 2015

New Pig Corporation

Looking for a job?

New Pig is growing its e-commerce team! They're looking for Marketing graduates who are interested in helping expand their E-Commerce channel. They have opportunities in SEO and Web Analytics, and are also willing to develop people with a passion for learning all things E-Commerce. Most importantly, they're looking for problem solvers who can offer creative solutions. Successful candidates will have a technical, intellectual, and creative focus and insist on high standards and high quality work. Positions will offer the opportunity to develop new ideas as well as analyze and improve on established processes. Strategic and hands-on tasks will be part of these positions as well.

New Pig is a customer-focused, fun-loving, innovative company focused on making whatever it takes to clean up leaks, drips, and spills. They trust and believe in the power of their committed, enthusiastic employees to help reach their goals. If you are looking for an exciting work environment and the opportunity to make a significant contribution to a growing company, please submit your application for review.

New Pig Corporation will be conduction on-campus interviews on Friday, April 24th. To be considered for an interview you must apply through Nittany Lion Career Network no later than 11:59 on April 16th. In addition to applying through NLCN you must apply through the company's website,

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Graduate Management Admission Council

GMAC, the administers of the GMAT graduate school exam have selected Penn State as a pilot campus for a short marketing campaign. They're looking for a student or two to assist them in hanging flyers, delivering information packets to faculty, and a bit of social media. It is paid position and requires roughly 8 hours a week for 3 weeks. Most of the work would be independently completed.

If interested please contact


ExxonMobil Smeal alums will be at a table in the Atrium of the Business Building!


Thursday, April 9th from 9:00am until 2:00pm
Stop by their table and talk about the company and career opportunities

Dream Careers Internship Program

Are you looking to do an internship this summer?

Get career advice and learn more about the Dream Careers Internship Program, which offers guaranteed internship opportunities in major cities worldwide in the industry of your choice. Dream Careers works with over 3,000 employers from DreamWorks to TMZ to TimeInc and provide you with an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in NYC, Los Angeles, Paris and more.

Miranda Loos, an advisor from Dream Careers, will be on campus Wednesday 4/8 and Thursday 4/9 to meet with students and discuss opportunities. She will be hosting 2 information sessions:

Date: Wednesday, April 8th

Location: Smeal BB 122
Session 1 2:30 3:30pm

Session 2 6 7pm

Please RSVP to attend, click here

**If you are unable to attend the info session, click here to schedule an advising appointment on Thursday at the Bank of America Career Services Office.

To learn more about Dream Careers go to

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Work for Hooked

Looking for a job for Fall semester?

Hooked is looking for employees! Hooked is a mobile app, which works with restaurants on and off campus to save students money on food. There are more than 10,000 users checking Hooked for amazing deals for every meal!

What would the job entail?
Planning & attending free-food events, working with Greek life to co-sponsor philanthropies, spreading the word via greek life & on campus orgs, targeting freshmen and dorms around campus.

Why do it?
Not only is this an incredible opportunity to work with a start-up company and help launch an entire University market, but Campus Managers will get up to $250/per month, along with earning new skills to put on your resume!

Apply here:

You can also email your resume to:

PSMA End-Of-The-Year Banquet

End-Of-The-Year Banquet, Sponsored by PLS Logistics.

Join us for one last meeting on April 15th from 6pm-8pm. Free dinner catered by Rotelli's in the business building atrium. We will also be handing out rewards for those members who excelled in this 2014-2015 year.

RSVP to Kevin Cloonan at (Limited seating - only a few spots left)

Monday, April 6, 2015

Vanguard Interview Workshop

Need to prep for that upcoming interview?
Don't know how to answer certain questions interviewers ask you? Don't sweat!

Join The Smeal Statement in an Interview Workshop hosted by Vanguard!

When: Thursday, April 9th
Time: 7pm - 8pm
Where: 102 Business Building

RSVP required. Sign up below:

Become a Brand Ambassador

Interested in becoming a Penn Sate Uber Brand Ambassador?

Uber is looking for a team of 15-20 Ambassadors who are willing to promote Uber as a service and recruit more drivers! This won't be your ordinary campus ambassadorship. You will have the opportunity to rack up some serious cash and Uber credit! While this is a great resume builder, you will also gain grassroots marketing experience and the opportunity to make a real impact on the Penn State Uber Community!

Apply here:

General Body Meeting & Google Interactive Workshop

General Body Meeting

When: Wednesday, 4/8 @ 6 PM
Where: 101 Osmond

Come and join us at the GBM for a Google Interactive Workshop part of Penn State's Marketing Week! Campus Ambassador, Joe Puthumana, will teach us about the tools to stay organized, as well as show Google Suite essentials you can use to boost your productivity. We suggest bringing laptops to get the most out of this interactive workshop. Plus, a ton of free swag!

1 General Membership Point AND 1 Professional Development Point!

Sunday, April 5, 2015

PSMA Sales Competition

Ready to impress? PSMA's case competition will give you the opportunity to compete against other students to test your ability to close sales! The corporate sponsors for the event are Altria, PLS Logistics and TEK Systems. There will be two rounds of role plays including a final round (8 finalists) with the opportunity to win up to $250 in cash prizes!

Participants will also have the opportunity submit their resume to the Resume Book provided to the corporate sponsors for recruitment purposes. To submit your resume, email it to Zhi Li at

When: Saturday, April 11th
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Why: 2 PD points, free catered lunch, chance to impress companies!!

If interested, please sign up at

Questions? Contact Zhi Li (
Registration closes at Midnight, April 8th

Marketing Week Events

Welcome to PSMA's first Digital Marketing Week: April 7-9th, 2015
Our Events are as follows:

Tuesday April 7th: Patrick Ryan, PSMA alumni and CEO of his own media agency, will be giving "personal branding" sessions via Google Hangouts.

When: Tuesday, 4/7
Time: 6:00-8:00pm; 15-20 minute sessions
Location: 220 Thomas
Sign-Up Required. Email (ONLY 1 SPOT LEFT)
  • If you are a:
    • Self starter (future freelancers and startup founders)
    • Social media/internet nerd
    • Egomaniacs
  • BONUS: 2 PD points

Wednesday April 8th: General Body Meeting & Google Interactive Workshop with Joseph Puthumana, Google Campus Ambassador

When: Wednesday, 4/8
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Location: 101 Osmond

  • 1 General point and 1 PD point
  • During our GBM
  • Experience PSMA's 2015 Digital Marketing Week Event with GOOGLE!
    How do you use technology to stay productive? Keeping yourself organized is easy when you know what tools to use. Campus Ambassador Joe Puthumana will teach us about how he stays organized, as well as showing us Google Suite essentials you can use to boost your productivity. Please bring your laptops to get the most out of this interactive workshop!
  • Dress: casual
  • BONUS: a ton of free swag!

Thursday April 9th: Dinner series event with TEKsystems' Brittania Gaspar

When: Thursday, 4/9
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Location: 104 Business Building

  • Brittania Gaspar was PSMA President for 2013-2014 and is now a technical recruiter at TEKsystems
  • Discussing trends in the market, positions that are becoming available within creative technology, and how TEKsystems is getting after it
  • TEKsystems is a leading provider of IT staffing solutions, IT talent management expertise and IT services. TEKsystems is the dominant market leader, providing clients with the people, processes, technologies and advice required to achieve their business targets. TEKsystems was named to FORTUNE ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list three years in a row - ranked #43 in 2015 and talked about on the TODAY Show.
  • BONUS: 2 PD points 

Networking Opportunity

Sign up for the first Smeal Executive Insights event of the month.

André J. Hawaux, executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, of Dick’s Sporting Goods will be joining us to share his perspectives on business and leadership.

You can register to attend at

When: Friday April 10th, from 11:15-12:05
Where: 110 Business Building



Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Opportunity with Mainstream Engineering Corporation

Mainstream Engineering Corporation is looking for two marketing interns for this summer to represent their company. The Brand Ambassadors will be working with product development and sales to help uncover the next big opportunity for Mainstream Engineering and QwikProducts by Mainstream. They are seeking students who welcome travel and new interactions and who want to explore marketing in a small business environment.

If interested, contact Michael T. Boyle, Director of HR