Undergraduate Blog / Author: Sophan Smith

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Career in Sales

Career in Sales Many people I know landed in a career in sales by accident.. they didn’t intentionally go to school for it but they have no intentions of leaving their position either. A career in sales is one of the few roles out there that will allow you to earn without a cap on…

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Being Persistent in Networking

We hear so much about networking and the importance of building relationships… well, it doesn’t happen overnight and it takes some effort to meet people in person and not just send an email or a LinkedIn request. This was my main goal as I registered for the Future M Marketing conference in Boston. It was…

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Digitas and RTM Trends

I first got to know Digitas from attending their open house in December 2013, they had invited several schools from the Boston area to visit their office location in Downtown Crossing, it was a much bigger event than they expected. At least 150-200 students were there, the place was packed. This just shows you how…

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Sign Up for a Spot with HubSpot!

You’ve heard the name and probably know a thing or two about the company. I mean, I don’t need to tell you that HubSpot is an inbound marketing software platform that helps companies attract visitors, convert leads, and close customers…. you already knew that, right?! And I don’t need to tell you that HubSpot is…

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Calling all Retail Fanatics!

Calling all Retail Fanatics! The EDENS Retail Challenge is an annual competition for student entrepreneurs who are passionate about changing the face of retail. Graduate and undergraduate students from across the country compete in a multi-step process that culminates in one final pitch to a panel of industry leaders. Entrants must initially submit a video…

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L’Oreal Acquires NYX Cosmetics

Besides being a passionate career advisor.. I’m also a girl who likes makeup, heels and fashion. I started to experiment with cosmetics at an early age, it all started with the eyeliner, with one stroke of dark color on my water line, my eyes appeared bigger and more dramatic. I was hooked! Since then, I’ve…

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How Ad Agencies Are Changing

Gone are the days of billboard and print advertising.. well, they haven’t quite disappeared completely but the world of marketing has changed (a lot). I don’t have a marketing background but I have wondered how it will look a couple years from now. You see, we don’t have to wait for commercials to advertise the…

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Interested? Apply Now.

This happens quite a lot, you see an interesting job opening and you want to apply but you have several obstacles in your way. Oh it’s midterm week, you have social events to attend to or….. you figured, that you wait until the due date since you have another two weeks before you get started…

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Business+Academics=A Career in Higher Ed

When I was little, my teacher asked me what I wanted to be when I grow up… my answer, a lawyer! That’s because I didn’t know about any other careers, heck, I really didn’t even know what an attorney did except that it sounded very grown up. When I was in college, I still didn’t…

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Why Create a LinkedIn Page?

I know today is Friday and Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you’re probably more concerned about how to pack up the leftovers and watching football while relaxing on the couch…. but the downtime is the perfect time to get yourself ready for spring recruiting season. Let’s talk about LinkedIn. With all the social…