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AfterCollege Sales & Marketing Scholarship (Q1Y2014)
Deadline to Apply:
Mar 31, 2014
11:59 pm
For students in:
Business
Communications
English & Literature
Family & Consumer Sciences
Interpersonal & Social Skills
Liberal Arts
Psychology
Public Administration & Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual & Performing Arts
Prizes Awarded:
1
Industry:
Internet Content
Posted:
1/23/2014
 

Scholarship Description

 

AfterCollege believes that what's good for students is good for everyone: schools, employers, community, and other students! That’s why we not only help students find jobs & internships, but also offer scholarships to help fund their education. We have awarded more than $1,000,000 in scholarships and student activities through our program to date.

 

Marketing and Sales professionals are the bridge between an organization and their audience. They work to build a loyal group of customers by offering relevant information, products or services. This requires strong communication, listening and strategic thinking skills. A touch of tenacity and positive outlook doesn’t hurt, either!

 

This scholarship supports students interested in a career in Sales or Marketing. Your personal statement should reflect your interest in the field and the characteristics that will make you a successful salesperson or marketer.

 

Not sure if a career in sales or marketing is for you? Check out these blog posts about what it’s like to work in the field:

Sales: http://blog.aftercollege.com/tag/sales/

Marketing: http://blog.aftercollege.com/tag/marketing/

 

Eligibility requirements:

- Open to currently enrolled students who are working toward a bachelor’s or master's degree and interested in a future career in sales or marketing.

- Minimum 3.0 GPA

 

How to apply:

1. Read these instructions all the way through, then click the blue "Apply" button.

 

2. A pop-up will prompt you to upload or create a resume.

 

* If you have a resume, go ahead and upload it! Then, go to step 3 and fill out the rest of your AfterCollege profile.

 

* If you don't have a resume yet:

1. Click the "Create one from your profile" link.

2. Click the “Edit profile to update this resume” link above the resume box to get to your AfterCollege profile.

3. Complete your AfterCollege profile step-by-step in the pop-up window and then hit “Send Resume” to apply. You can edit your profile up until the scholarship deadline by clicking the “My Profile” link in the upper right corner of any page on AfterCollege.

 

3. Complete your AfterCollege profile

AfterCollege profiles are used as criteria to select the scholarship recipient. We're primarily looking for a succinct but impactful, resume-style personal statement that describes your goals and the value that you bring in an academic and/or professional context (we recommend 250 words or less). We may also consider GPA, honors, awards, scholarships, skills and all other information provided on your profile.

 

Since we’re a job and internship resource, we’re looking for students who are, or will be, exemplary candidates in their field when the time comes to find an internship or job. This means that we evaluate profiles with the eye of a hiring manager, so: watch your grammar, check your spelling, put your best accomplishments forward and you could actually get paid for thinking about your future!

 

More on making a great AfterCollege Profile:

http://blog.aftercollege.com/2013/create-ridiculously-good-looking-aftercollege-profile/


Official Scholarship Rules: http://www.aftercollege.com/content/article/scholarship_official_rules/

 

About AfterCollege, Inc.

AfterCollege is the largest career network for college students and recent graduates. We are working to eliminate unemployment among college students and recent grads by helping students explore jobs and internships based on answers to 3 easy questions: what did you study, where, and when do you graduate.

Featuring 400,000 entry-level jobs and internships from 25,000+ employers, AfterCollege reaches more than 5,000,000 users each year, including 18,000 faculty, student group and administrative contacts at over 2,000 colleges and universities.

 

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