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Mutual of Omaha Sales & Marketing Student Scholarship (Q2Y2015)
Deadline to Apply:
Jun 30, 2015
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:
Insurance
Posted:
3/30/2015
 

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.


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


 

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 (Please Read Carefully and Completely):


Click the blue “Apply” button on this page. A pop-up will prompt you to either create or update your profile. Your profile serves as your application and is what the scholarship committee will review to determine the scholarship recipient. You can complete your profile step-by-step in this pop-up or access your profile anytime before the deadline to make edits.

1. Edit Your Personal Details: This is where you’ll enter your personal statement, which is the main criteria used to determine the scholarship recipient. We look 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).

2. Edit Your Education: Provide your school, major, graduation date and GPA.

3. Edit Your Work Experience: We don’t expect all students to have relevant work experience yet, but part-time jobs, internships and volunteer positions can help demonstrate your character, skills and strengths.

4. Edit Your Honors, Awards, And Scholarships: Showcase what you’ve already accomplished.

5. Edit Your Skills And Languages: Enter your Hard Skills (specific skills, like expertise in specific programs, typing speed, special certifications or licenses), Soft Skills (general skills, like communication, networking or time management) and any languages you speak.

5. Hit the blue “Apply Now” and check out your profile to make sure you’re happy with it.



More details 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 Mutual of Omaha

Company Description

Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company (Mutual of Omaha) and its affiliate companies offer a wide range of products and financial services that help families, individuals and small businesses pursue their financial goals.

Through dozens of Division Offices and more than 100 District Sales Offices across the U.S., our advisors work to understand their clients’ financial goals, and to offer the most appropriate solutions for each situation.

Company History

With more than a century of services to customers, Mutual of Omaha is a strong and trusted brand.  Founded in 1909, the company and its affiliate companies manage assets in excess of $31 billion.

Our advisors benefit from increased consumer awareness generated by Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, as well as our national advertising and brand sponsorships (including athletes in pro golf, national and local swimming, and IndyCar auto racing).  http://www.mutualofomaha.com/annual-report/

Our Mission

We will provide insurance, financial and banking products that help our customers through life’s transitions. We will back our products with fair and timely service, and pursue operational excellence at every level. Above all, we will maintain the highest degree of integrity in all our interactions.

Working Here   

As a Mutual of Omaha advisor, you can make a difference in people’s lives by helping them plan for the future, while working to achieve your own success.

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent early in their career and coaching them along the path to success.

This may be a good fit if you’re willing to work hard and to take advantage of our outstanding training program. You'll receive a customized marketing plan to build your brand, a training program focused on learning in the field, and financial support that's available in the first few years to help you build your business.

Our culture supports teamwork and professional growth, access to cutting-edge technology, and the flexibility to live a balanced life without sacrificing success.

Hiring Information

Career paths in our sales offices throughout the country include: 

•             Financial Advisor

•             Management

Whichever path you follow, you’ll get the training and support you need for a successful career with Mutual of Omaha. Visit http://advisorcareers.com/contact.php for more information and to request that a local office recruiter contact you. 

Honors & Awards

•             Fortune 500 company

•             High industry ratings include A.M. Best A+ (Superior, second highest of 16, for overall financial strength and ability to meet ongoing obligations to policyholders)

 

Registered Representatives offer securities through Mutual of Omaha Investor Services, Inc., a Registered Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advisor Representatives offer advisory services through Mutual of Omaha Investor Services, Inc., a SEC Registered Investment Advisory Firm.