Monday, September 15, 2014

NY Student Marketing Career Forum

Network with and get "real-time" information from marketing professionals and career experts, and advice on how to land internships and entry level marketing jobs. Learn more about how you can gain the EDGE for your career!

Guest speakers include: EY, Director of Recruiting, Nutrisystem, VP of eCommerce Marketing and Product Management and Brooklyn Nets, VP of Global Marketing.

Find more information on the PSMA Cloud!

When: Friday, October 17th 2014, 8:00am-1:00pm
Where: McGraw Hill Building, 1221 Avenue of the Americas, NY, NY

Register now at:

AMA Relations Chair Position Available

Want leadership experience within PSMA? Want to network with other members of the American Marketing Association (AMA) nationwide? 

Apply for the AMA Relations Chair position now! 

Position: AMA Relations Chair 
Roles and responsibility: 
  • Assist PSMA's President, Sanjana Roy, with developing and maintaining relationships with AMA Collegiate and Professional chapters
  • Act as liaison between PSMA, AMA and other collegiate and professional chapters 
  • Coordinate planning and logistics of AMA programs (eg. AMA Certificate Programs, Website competition etc) 
  • Plan and implement mentorship program with other AMA Collegiate Chapters 
  • Applicants must have been involved in PSMA for at least 1 semester 
  • Have a good understand of AMA and it's role within PSMA's operations 
  • Be able to devote 7-10 hours a week to the position
  • Be detail oriented and organized 
  • Network with AMA staff and leaders of other collegiate chapters 
  • Gain experience with professional development and event planning (potential for leadership position on PSMA executive board next year) 
  • Guaranteed spot for one AMA Regional conference per semester 
If interested, please email Sanjana Roy ( by Sunday, Sept 21st at midnight with the following:

  •  Updated resume
  •  Cover letter explaining why you are the right fit for this role

Please feel free to reach out to Sanjana should you have any questions about the position. (cell: 917-855-3699). 

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Become an official PSMA member!

It's not too late to become an official member of PSMA! 

There are 3 easy steps you must complete in order to become a member of the largest, globally recognized organization in the world!

1. Pay AMA dues HERE
2. Pay PSMA dues $33 - can be paid at any meeting or you can bring the dues to room 485 (Dr. Carter's office) in the business building Wednesday's 3-5PM.
3. Submit membership form HERE

For a more detailed description of PSMA membership and more about our organization check out or view the presentation from the first GBM HERE.

Friday, September 12, 2014

SAP Information Session

SAP in the world leader in enterprise applications in software and we are hiring for our 2015 programs now!! SAP develops products that help companies that are literally changing the world. Come and learn about what makes us run and see how you can start your career, and grow with our best-in-class network and exceptional resources.

Join us Tuesday, September 16th at 6:30PM in 209 Thomas to learn more about SAP and current opportunities we are hiring for! We'll speak about our Sales Academy, Presales Academy, Associate Consulting Program and internship opportunities, just to mention a few.

Time: September 16th 6:30-7:30
Location: 209 Thomas

Learn more about our Academy's at:

BP Trading Simulation

Come learn about the world of commodities trading!
BP will be holding a trading simulation on 
Wednesday, September 17th and Thursday, September 18th from 8:00 pm -10:00 respectively in the Rogers Family Trading Room in the Business Building.

If you are interested in an internship or a career in trading or the energy industry, we highly encourage you attend! BP will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and give you more information on BP and the financial side of the energy industry.
BP is looking for students from all majors who have an interest in learning about trading, marketing or analytics. No prior experience is required.
All Penn State students are invited to sign up!

Please RSVP early - Space is limited!
  • Please RSVP via SmealConnect:
  • Login to your SmealConnect account
  • Select Information Sessions & Smeal Events
  • Select RSVP under the BP Corporation Information Session

CPG Camp

CPG Camp is an online boot camp that teaches highly relevant, real-world marketing and brand management skills.  It was designed by senior marketers for the purpose of creating a community of cutting-edge marketing professionals.  CPG Camp works by simulating the day-to-day activities of marketers from the largest Consumer Packaged Goods companies in the world.  The training is all online, self-paced, and can be taken anytime of the day.

Why Does This Matter?
CPG Camp maintains an exclusive recruiting database for its alums, and this fall, the top CPG Campers will be given GUARANTEED interviews for internships and full-time jobs at the most respected CPG companies (P&G, General Mills, Johnson and Johnson, Budweiser, and many more).

The AMA has negotiated FREE access to CPG Camp for the first 100 sign-ups!  The offer is first come, first served and can be found here
After the first 100 sign-ups, AMA members will be given an exclusive 50% off discount.  Although the discount will remain through this school year, CPG Camp recommends students should complete the training by the end of September to take advantage of all recruiting opportunities.

J&J Interactive Marketing Competition

Find more information on the PSMA Cloud!
Interested in a Co-op or MLDP position at J&J?

Following the marketing career fair, J&J will be hosting an interactive marketing competition! This competition will take place September 17th in 002 Business at 8PM. During this event, you will receive insight into the roles available for marketers at J&J, as well as the "day in the life experience" where students will participate in some fun events testing consumer insights, understanding trade programs and learning how to use analytics in a marketing role. There will also be fun prizes and food!

Members will receive 1 professional development point for attending and you will have the opportunity to learn more about J&J marketing careers and get face time with the recruiting team! 

Thursday, September 11, 2014

AMA Regional Conference

Sign up for the AMA Regional Conference HERE
Find more information on the PSMA CLOUD

Since 2010, PSMA has held its own AMA Regional Conference every year to provide students from Penn State and other chapters of the American Marketing Association with an easy and open opportunity to listen to business leaders’ perspectives on a wide array of current issues in marketing.  This year's conference theme will be “Ride the Digital Wave in Marketing” and will be held on Saturday, October 11th from 9am – 3pm in the Penn State University Park Forest Resources Building. 

The guest speakers will include Heather A. James, a previous Chief Marketing Officer of the Advertising Research Foundation, Brendan O'Donovan of Vocus, and David Koerner of 3M. 

Don't miss an excellent opportunity to build your resume and network with AMA and PSMA Members. 

Questions? Contact Halie Ellis at 

Nestle Job Opportunity

Find more information on the PSMA Cloud!

Nestle is looking for Penn State students to join their Sales Development Program! This highly selective opportunity is the ideal fast track for those with long-term goals of pursuing a sales management career. The 36-48 month accelerated development program provides immersive projects, mentoring and hands-on learning experience.

Apply to the position here: - Job # 14003692
To learn more about this opportunity please visit:

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

BNY Mellon Information Session

Invest in Your Future with BNY Mellon

At BNY Mellon, we are seeking people who have a lot to offer. And we, in turn, have a lot to offer you. Our recruiting programs play a key role in hiring high-quality, entry-level talent across the globe. Come meet with BNY Mellon representatives to learn more about our Rotational Development Program, Internships and Direct Hire Opportunities.

Date: Wednesday, September 17th
Time: 7:00-8:30PM
Location: 103 Business Building

Ingersoll Rand Game Day Benefitting THON


Lets kick off the year with a great start by winning up to $1000 for THON! Ingersoll Rand is hosting Game Day and we need members to create a team. You will receive 1 philanthropy point for every 30 minutes you participate.

Ricoh @ PSU

Find more information on the PSMA Cloud!

Ricoh will be on campus for the marketing career fair and you're invited to two professional development events, hosted by Ricoh executives.

Acing the Interview
Thursday, September 18th @ 7PM in 107 Business
Sign-up for "Acing the Interview" HERE

Donuts & Dilemmas
Friday, September 19th @ 9AM in 122 Business
Sign-up for "Donuts & Dilemmas" HERE

Donuts & Dilemmas

Invitation to Donuts and Dilemmas:

Donuts and Dilemmas offer an informal forum for students to discuss and consider ethical dilemmas in the professional workplace. Company representatives meet with students to share personal ethical dilemmas, as well as to discuss ethical challenges in the industry.

The informal setting enables company representatives and students to engage in an open dialogue, outside of a formal interview room. This professional development opportunity offers students an inside look at a business workplace.

This fall, Cohn Reznick, Ricoh USA, and Merck will host Donuts and Dilemmas:
Monday, September 15; 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Hosted by Cohn Reznick
Friday, September 19;  9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Hosted by Ricoh USA
Friday, October 31; 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Hosted by Merck

To RSVP, for one or more of these discussions, visit:

American Eagle Information Session

American Eagle Outfitters is looking for talented juniors to join the team this summer in the AEO Summer Internship Program at Corporate Headquarters!  An AEO internship offers you the opportunity to work for 10 weeks in the fast paced retail environment with the potential of a full-time offer before you even return to your senior year. Internships are available in both Merchandising and Merchandise & Inventory Planning.

American Eagle Outfitters will be holding an Information Session on Wednesday, September 17th 6:30-7:30PM in 273 Willard. Come by to learn more about AEO internships!

At American Eagle Outfitters we Live Our Life and Love Our Job. Come join the fun!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

AT&T Dinner Series

PSMA'S professional development team is hosting a dinner series on Tuesday, September 16th from 6pm-8pm in 105 Business Building. This event will give you the opportunity to gain marketing insight on AT&T while networking with real employees. You will receive 1 professional development point for attending.


Don't miss out on this great networking opportunity! Dress is business casual.

Improving Fit Fall Internship Opportunity

Improving fit is a start-up company based out of State College, PA started by Penn State and PSMA alumnus, Trevor Cowser. Improving fit helps gyms schedule and market their fitness classes online. They offered their first internship program this summer and after a successful semester, they are searching for interns this Fall semester. This would be a great opportunity to get experience outside of Penn State and networking with Penn State alumni!

If you are interested, please contact Trevor at

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Marketing Positions Available at Belden, Inc.

To: All Undergraduate Business and Marketing Students
RE: Positions available at Belden, Inc.

Belden, Inc. invites you to apply for one of their various opportunities for undergraduate marketing summer internships. The internships will be located in one of the following geographies:

Elizabeth, New Jersey
Indianapolis, Indiana

Postings are active and they will be interviewing on campus September 18th following the Marketing career fair. You are encouraged to visit Belden at the Marketing Career Fair or Internship and Co-op Career Fairs, September 17th!

Burlington Stores On-Campus Opportunities

Burlington Stores (formerly Burlington Coat Factory) will be on campus from Monday, September 8th - Thursday, September 18th. They will have many alumnus and interns from their 2014 class on hand to meet with students. They offer a phenomenal internship program and have full-time opportunities available for both December and May grads for our Assistant Buyer Development Program and for May grads for our Supply Chain Leaders’ Development Program (18 month rotation program).

On September 10th from 11:30am-1:30pm on the 3rd floor terrace of the business building, Burlington will be hosting a networking event for all Smeal students!
See more on the networking event on the PSMA Cloud!

Members will receive a professional development point for attending this event. 

Also, check out the PSMA calendar tab for all of Burlington's on-campus interview dates and career fair days!

TJX Dinner Series

PSMA'S professional development team is hosting a dinner series on Monday, September 15th from 6pm-8pm in 105 Business Building. This event will give you the opportunity to gain marketing insight on TJX while networking with real employees. You will receive 1 professional development point for attending and there will be free food, catered by Wegman's.


Don't miss out on this great networking opportunity! Dress is business casual.

Goldman Sachs Networking Opportunities


Firmwide Information Session
DATE: Thursday, September 18, 2014
TIME: 7:30PM – 8:30PM
LOCATION: Business Building, Room 110
1 Professional Development Point.

This informative presentation will provide you with information about career opportunities for summer analysts. Please note that this event is intended for Penn State students only. 

If you are interested in attending, please register HERE!

GS Networking Dinner
DATE: Thursday, September 18, 2014
TIME: 5:00PM – 7:00PM
LOCATION: TBC upon selection
2 Professional Development Points.

This event will provide an opportunity to speak with professionals and learn more about our summer analyst opportunities with the firm. Please note that this event is invite-only and interested candidates should register by Sunday, September 7th, 2014.

If you are interested in attending, please register HERE!

We look forward to seeing you there! 

3rd Annual Altria BBQ

Altria is looking for Full Time Territory Sales Consultants and Summer Sales Interns!

When: Tuesday, September 9th
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Where: Business Building Lawn

You will receive 1 professional development point for attending the Altria BBQ! There will be free food, fun tailgate games and it will be a great way to network with Altria employees.

Sign-up HERE, however you will only receive a point if you attend!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Marketing Seniors Focus Group

Receive 1 General Point for participation!

The marketing department is searching for students willing to give feedback on its current curriculum from marketing seniors. This is a great way to earn 1 general point for PSMA and an opportunity to give extensive feedback to the marketing department!

In the next weeks, there will be organized focus groups for marketing seniors with lunch provided for the participants.

Interview Dates:
Monday 9/15 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Wednesday 9/24 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

If you would like to participate, please send an email to indicating which of the above dates you are available.

Additionally, please sign up HERE.

Marketing Opportunity for Spoon University

Spoon University, a food website and community for college students, is taking Penn State University by storm and is looking for food lovers to join! 

We’re looking for editors, writers and photographers to build content for the website, and people interested in marketing, business, event-planning and PR to join the marketing team and throw amazing food-focused events. It’s an awesome way to build a community around food, to gain leadership experience and to have something meaningful to put on your resume. No ‘foodies’ here, just people who like to eat a good meal.

If interested, please contact Emma Shellhamer at

Shell's 7th Annual Case Study Challenge

Find more info on the PSMA Cloud!

Shell is looking for remarkable business students to participate in PSU Annual Case Study
Challenge. Join us to learn about the various business opportunities at Shell, and network 
with Shell representatives.

Date: Wednesday, September 17th
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm 
Location: The Penn Stater, Senate Suite

To be considered for an invitation, please apply online at When 
entering your contact details, select ‘Other’ in response to ‘Where you found out about this 
Shell opportunity’. Click ‘Next’ and then type in ‘PSU Case Study.’

Completed applications must be submitted by September 9!

Smeal's Lunch & Learn: Researching Companies

Lunch & Learn: Researching Companies
Date: September 05, 2014, 11:15 am - 1:15 pm
Location: 217 Business Building

Students will have the opportunity to connect with Smeal alumni to learn about researching companies. There will be a panel available for free discussion and to answer questions. This is a great way to students to learn something and network at the same time! Lunch will be provided.

Attendees MUST RSVP in SmealConnect to reserve a spot!

1. Log on to SmealConnect
2. Select the last tab "Information Sessions & Smeal Events"
3. There you will see the "Lunch & Learn" Event - register there!

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Team Needed: J&J Olympics Benefitting THON

1 Philanthropy Point for participation!
Sign up HERE.

To start the THON fundraising year off with a bang, we're hoping to get a team together for the J&J Olympics. The event will take place on Saturday, September 20th at 9:00am and the prize would be a donation to THON in PSMA's name! This would definitely give us the fundraising momentum we need to make this year the best yet. There will also be free food, J&J products, and networking opportunities.

We need 8 team members by next Friday, September 5th, in order to compete. Please fill out this form if you are interested in participating! Also, feel free to contact Sarah Jolly at 412-576-7757 if you have any questions!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

PLS Campus Ambassador Opportunity

PLS Logistics Services is looking for a PSMA member who might be interested in working with PLS this semester as a Campus Ambassador. They are launching the program for the Fall semester and it would be either a Junior or Senior looking to gain some experience by assisting with on campus events and building the PLS brand on campus.  It would be for 10 hours a week doing such tasks as conducting information tables, presenting in classrooms, putting up flyers on campus, attending events with PLS, and general networking.  Any materials needed for recruitment and training purposes will be supplied.

If interested, please contact Ashley Longstreth at You may contact Ashley directly, or send your resume via email.

Ashley Longstreth
National Talent Acquisition Specialist
PLS Logistics Services
3120 Unionville Road, Bldg 110, Suite 100
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Office(724) 814-8793