Thursday, January 22, 2015

Pintact Internship Opportunity

Pintact is a revoluntionary new social utility for managing contacts on your iOS or Android phone. Instead of reading just another boring business description, please watch our fun and informative pitch at the link below:

We are looking for an innovative student who is interested in strategically marketing the Pintact app throughout Penn State. The internship will be a great opportunity to see how a start-up firm works from the ground-up, as well as influence a product that is adding exciting features each and every day! The position will require the student to work about 10 hours a week during the semester with potential to say on for a summer internship.

For more information on this position, please reach out to Nick LaTorre at

NCG Week

The Nittany Consulting Group cordially invites you to our first ever signature event: NCG Week. Get the chance to experience a whole week of networking and professional development opportunities as well as a large case competition. Representatives from DeloittePwCErnst YoungKPMGIBMGrant Thorntonand Chatham Financial will be in attendance. 

The agenda for the week is as follows:
  • Sunday | Potluck with NCG- Come out for a nice casual dinner with the members of NCG and students interested in consulting for some peer networking.
  • Monday | Hors D'oeuvres with the Big 4- Meet the consulting and advisory professionals of Deloitte, PwC, EY, and KPMG over some hors d'oeuvres.
  • Tuesday | Bowling with NCG- Join NCG members, students interested in consulting, and consulting professional alumni for some bowling at Northland Bowl and Recreation Center.
  • Wednesday | Release the Case- For the teams competing on Friday's case competition, meet the other teams and receive your case for the competition.
  • Thursday | Consulting Panel- Take the opportunity to learn and hear from the consulting professionals themselves on how they started their career and experiences.
  • Friday | NCG Case Competition + Meet the Consultants- Compete with the best of Penn State in a case competition sponsored by seven companies for a chance to compete for a $1000 cash prize and endless networking opportunities. If you were not selected to compete in the case competition, there is also a huge networking opportunity with all of the corporate sponsors happening at the same time. Some companies will also be looking to interview students for their internship and full-time positions.
A detailed overview of the events taking place can be found here.
A detailed overview of the NCG Case Competition, requirements of the teams, and application process can be found here.

To RSVP for any of the events, sign up here. Deadline is February 4th at 5pm.
To apply for the NCG Case Competition, apply here. Deadline is February 4th at 5pm.
If you are having a hard time finding a team to compete with for the case competition, you can use our spreadsheet that can help you find a team member here.
If you want us to pass your resume along to all of our corporate sponsors, please e-mail your resume to

Like us on Facebook! We will updating our Facebook with company information and updates as this event approaches.
If you have any questions, feel free to e-mail and we will respond accordingly. 

We hope you are excited as we are for NCG week as we bring the world of consulting to the students of Penn State. Thank you and looking forward to seeing you all there!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

General Body Meeting Recap

Missed the General Body Meeting tonight? Click the image below to view the powerpoint and find all the information you may have missed! 
Find membership information here.
Click the image above to view the powerpoint.

THON Dancer Mail

Support our THON Dancers and make them dancer mail!

During THON Kevin and Nicole will be dancing for 46 hours! Towards the end, when the struggle is real, they will be receiving dancer mail from friends and family to keep them motivated and dancing. What keeps them really motivated is when they receive a HUGE pile of dancer mail!! Let's help them out and write anything - an inspirational note, funny buzzfeed articles, cute pictures of puppies... be creative! It must be appropriate or the THON office will filter it out.

Make sure to include their names and dancer numbers:
Nicole Czarnecki #215A
Kevin Cloonan #215B

Please give to Sarah Jolly or bring to 324 HUB by Thursday, February 12th.

PSMA Dinner Series

PSMA will begin their Dinner Series with many companies looking for interns and new hires with PSMA involvement. Representatives from the following companies will be in attendance to inform you about their company, their programs and what it is like to work for them. There will also be FREE FOOD! Following are the dates and the companies involved:

Capital One Dinner Series
When: Monday, 2/9 @ 6pm
Location: 002 Business Building
SIGN UP: Capital One Dinner Series Sign-Up

AT&T Dinner Series
When: Tuesday, 2/10 @ 6pm
Location: 104 Business Building
SIGN UP: AT&T Dinner Series Sign-Up

Toys-R-Us Dinner Series
When: Wednesday, 2/18 @ 6pm
Location: 107 Forest Resources
SIGN UP: Toys-R-Us Dinner Series Sign-Up

Attending each Dinner Series Event will be 2 professional development points! 

Fluent Job Opportunity

Fluent is looking for students to join their 2-week paid program at the Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus. They are looking to hire two student to act as promoters on campus. The position pays $125 per week and you are essentially responsible for promoting a movie screening on campus. Feel free to check out the full job description here:
Innovation Alliance - Check out the job description for full details.

  • Fluent Campus Activation Managers will promote screenings of INVENTING TO NOWHERE, a short film that educated student on the possible future of American Innovation and current issues surrounding inventing

If you are interested, please reach out to Andrew Lickenbrock at AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. They are looking to hire and train students in the next few days.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Spring Membership

We hope everyone had a great break and you are enjoying your new classes for the spring! We have a lot of new and fun events coming up and lots of professional development events for those still looking for jobs or internships this year!

Lets get started!
Whether you are a new or returning PSMA members please fill out the 
Spring 2015 Membership Form.

Steps to becoming an official PSMA member:
1) Sign-up to become an official AMA (American Marketing Association) member HERE. Becoming an official member makes you a part of an internationally recognized Silver Chapter Organization.
Returning PSMA Members - AMA membership extends 1-year. If you paid and signed up Fall 2014, you DO NOT need to sign-up again.
2) Fill out PSMA Membership Form
3) Pay PSMA Dues - $33 cash or check made out to "Penn State Marketing Association". You can pay at any meeting.

Completing these steps will ensure you eligibility to participate in all PSMA sponsored events such as case competitions, information sessions, corporate lunch-in and the marketing career fair.

Questions about membership, email

THON 2015 Weekend Committee

Want to be apart of PSMA's THON Weekend Committee?

We will be selecting a committee to assist us with:
-Working with the Smeal Coalition to claim our spot in the BJC
-Organizing stand shifts and contact lists
-Making THON weekend signs
-Helping our family relations chairs decorate the Wagner's and Krushinski's hotel rooms
-Sending dancer mail and other fun surprises for our dancers!

Deadline: Friday, January 23rd @ midnight

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Five Guys Fundraiser

When: Tuesday, January 20th

Come support PSMA in our efforts to raise money for our organization by grabbing a delicious burger from Five Guys! Make sure you tell the cashier you are with PSMA!

Project Manager Position Open

Leadership Position Available:
Project Manager for Mr. & Mrs. Smeal Pageant

The Mr. & Mrs. Smeal Pageant is a project put on by the entertainment division. This is the third annual pageant put on by Smeal students and sponsored by Kohl's. Work with Kohl's executives, organize and plan this great Smeal event with a team of people!

Apply or get more information from by sending your resume to Daniella Carissimo at by Friday, January 23rd.

Friday, January 16, 2015

General Body Meeting

General Body Meeting

When: Wednesday, 1/21 @ 6 PM
Where: 101 Osmond
Come and join us at the first GBM for the Spring 2015 semester! We will be giving out prizes, raffles and more! Lots of great professional development events and fun projects coming up!

Deloitte Case Competition

Undergraduate Case Competition: PSMA Team 

Do you enjoy working in an interactive team to solve real-life business challenges? If so, we invite you to participate in the Deloitte Consulting Undergraduate Case Competition! If successful in your schools competition, your team will go to the National Undergrad Case Competition at Deloitte University on Thursday 2/26 through Saturday 2/28 will all expenses covered!

-Gain Real World, Hands on Experience
-Meet Deloitte Consulting Leaders
-Win and Take Home a Prize
Deadline: Wednesday, January 28th

PSMA Case Competition team will consist of up to 4 current undergraduate students (no seniors or graduate students, please). All majors are welcome.

When: Friday, February 6th, 2015

Lunch & Learn

Defining your Values and Navigating the Interview Process

Learn more about how identifying your values can help you find your dream job! FREE PIZZA will be served to all those who attend!

When: Friday, January 30th
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Deadline: RSVP to Roni at by Thursday, January 29th

Multinational Career Fair & Career Fair Prep

The Penn State Career Services office is hosting a preparation event for all international student interested in attending the Multinational Career Fair. The event is open to only international students and no RSVP is necessary.

Event: Preparation Event
When: Monday, February 2nd
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Bank of America Career Center

Multinational Career Fair provides the opportunity for students to meet with recruiters interested in hiring for positions within multinational companies outside of the United States.

Event: Multinational Career Fair
When: Wednesday, February 4th
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Business Building

Webinar on Career Fair Preparation

With Spring Career Fairs approaching soon, the office of Career and Corporate Connections is offering a webinar for all PSMA members. Join the webinar on Monday, January 26th from 8:00pm-9:00pm and learn more about how to be as prepared for career fairs as possible and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Questions? Contact Career and Corporate Connections, located in 114 Business Building. 

Johnson & Johnson Case Competition

Minor League Baseball Internship Opportunity

Vermont Lake Monsters Minor League Baseball Team is looking for business majors!

Vermont Lake Monsters minor league baseball team is looking for PSMA members to intern for their sport’s business group. If you are interested, they will be posting on Smeal Connect, please apply there.

Find all the opportunities on the PSMA Cloud!

Daily Collegian Internship Opportunity

The Daily Collegian is recruiting new members for the Business Division. We are currently seeking students interested in advertising, public relations, sales, and more to join our staff. The Business Division sells and creates advertising and works to promote The Daily Collegian. We have multiple departments, and are open to all majors! We are especially looking for freshman and sophomores. Our five departments are Client Development, Sales, Creative, Promotions and Layout.

Recruitment Sessions: Monday, January 26th and Wednesday, January 28th
Location: 123 S. Burrowes St.
Time: 5:45pm-7pm

Interested students only need to attend one of the mandatory recruitment sessions.

Thursday, January 15, 2015


Order PSMA's shirts benefitting THON to represent and wearing during THON weekend! How come they are plain white? 
PSMA is going to have a tie dying party before the weekend, once the shirts come in!

Join the party, let's have some fun, FTK!

Cost: $15
Deadline: Wednesday, January 21st @ midnight

For Eric, For Austin, For the Kids

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Smeal NSO Ambassador Opportunity

Are you living in State College for Summer 2015 and looking for a paid internship or part-time job? Are you interested in helping Smeal’s NSO (New Student Orientation)? 
Then apply to be a Smeal NSO Ambassador!

Before the beginning of your first year at Penn State, you were required to participate in New Student Orientation(NSO). As a Smeal NSO Ambassador, you would assist in the presentation of information to students and their families concerning the Smeal curriculum and the entrance-to-major process within the college given with a peer to peer outlook.

Our minimum requirements are your availability to work from May 19th thru July 24, 2015 between 12:45 - 3:00 PM during the work week and be willing to speak to families about your academic experience. You are not required to work every day. This is a paid position that offers great experience.

If you are interested in applying to be an NSO Ambassador, please apply using our SmealConnect system by February 16th.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Melissa Coles,

Smeal Big Event

Join PSMA @ The Smeal Big Event!

When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Business Building Atrium/Lobby

Find out more about the Penn State Marketing Association, what we do and how to get involved!

Smeal Majors: A schedule of the information sessions regarding the majors offered by the Smeal College of Business and Career and Corporate Connections resources can be found on the flyers in the atrium. Sessions will be held in the atrium and in rooms throughout the building.

Student Organizations: Smeal groups will be on hand to meet with prospective student members. Talk with current leaders to find the right organization for you.

Penn State Resources and Programs: Discuss these valuable programs and resources with staff. Endeavors to include, but aren't limited to career service, Schreyer Business Library, international programs, START conference, Diversity Enhancement Programs and Alumni Relations.

Smeal Departments: Representatives from each major will be present to discuss the options at the Big Event - Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, MIS, Risk Management, Supply Chain and Information Systems.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Fancred Internship

Fancred is the world's fastest growing sports social network giving you a completely new way of experiencing your sports life. Fancred it opening up applications for the spring semester for Social Media Interns.

Application Deadline: December 20, 2014
Program Dates: January 20 - April 30, 2015
Apply at:

Monday, December 8, 2014

VitaminWater Case Survey

PSMA Members: Please fill out this 1 minute survey to help PSMA's chances of competing in the case competition in New Orleans this March!

Campus Internship Opportunity

In2une Music is seeking marketing students from Penn State University for their Spring 2015 campus internship program. In2une Music, an independent music and talent company, services some of today's top artists labels and publishing companies. This is a paid position and they are accepting applications at prior to the end of 2014.

Questions? Contact Michael Di Bianco at

Spring Recruitment Team

PSMA is looking for members to join the 
Spring 2015 Recruitment Team!
Limited spots available.
Deadline to apply is Friday, 12/12

Interested in becoming one of 10 members a part of PSMA
recruitment efforts this Spring? 

and email your resume to