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THE JOB SEARCH & HOW TO GET THERE
WHAT WEWILL COVER: You as an Advertising Student Internship Experience My Story How to Get a Job OTCA & Intern Program
Lets Take a Poll # of Creative Track Students # of Account Track Students
QUESTIONS   What are your fears about getting a job or internship?   What do you think you have to offer the job market as...
LET ME TELL YOU...
VERSATILITY Design Experience Public Relations Writing Copy Editing Campaign Work Social Media Photography
THESE THINGS ARE WHAT MAKE       YOU STAND OUT
THIS IS YOUR KEY TO A JOB
BUT WHAT’S THE CATCH?
IT IS ALL ABOUT HOW YOU      EXECUTE
PEOPLE SAY COLLEGE IS THEBEST TIME OF YOUR LIFESO...
TAKE LOTS OF CHANCES     MAKE LOTS OF MOVESYOU MISS 100% OF THE SHOTS YOU DON’T TAKE            - WAYNE GRETZKY
SCARED?You don’t have time to be.Take a chance.
Poll:How many of you have taken aninternship?How many of you are seniors and havecompleted or are completing more than1 in...
EXPERIENCE IS THE KEYTO GETTING A JOB.
BUT WHAT IF YOU DON’TKNOW WHAT YOU WANT TODO?OR WHAT KIND OF INTERNSHIP YOU WANT...
THINK OF IT THIS WAY... INTERNING IS LIKE DATING - IT’S NOT ALWAYS LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
SO YOUBECOME ANINTERN Go above and beyond Set goals Don’t miss an opportunity Do things that scare you Offer help, work fr...
Set the Bar Stand out. Get to work early. Get to know people. Ask questions. Create. Speak Up!
Don’t get theUNPAID INTERN SYNDROME   “I don’t get paid so I can....”
Your boss is watching you,and their recommendation ispriceless
INTERNSHIPS = SKILL SET DEVELOPMENT	 	 	 	 	 	 	 = NETWORKING	 	 	 	 	 	 	 = JOB OPPORTUNITIES
WITHOUT THEM... ALL YOUHAVE IS A PIECE OF PAPERFROM MSU
So you’re graduating...now what
Identify your strengthsPursue your passionsBelieve in yourselfTalk to EVERYONENetwork
The Job Search Begins...My Story
ABOUT ME
College LifeWharton Center for Performing ArtsDance Department AssistantMichael Patrick ShielsOrchesis DanceAlpha Omicron ...
My First “Real” interview...and what went wrong   Unprepared   Lack of knowledge of their company   Poor choice of questio...
So I tookanotherinternshipWelcome to:Old Town Commercial Association
What I did.   Worked 3 jobs   Put on a Festival   Met people   Came in early, stayed late   Worked from home   Took advant...
And then it happened...
I FOUND MY PASSION
Things appeared to be fallinginto place The Job Opening The connection I applied Meanwhile offered a ‘full time’ low wage ...
I was beginning to believe....
...that I was going to get ajob
And then the unexpected happened:
I landed TWO jobs :)
So how do you get a job...better yetthat perfect job?
Things to live by   Follow your gut   Believe in yourself   Articulate your beliefs, passions and goals clearly:people are...
RESUME TIPS FROM THEEMPLOYERDesign your resume (Expected from the younger generation)Don’t have errors on your resumeDon’t...
CREATIVE
TYPICAL
So you got the interview
Make sure you...DO YOUR RESEARCH
WebsiteGoogle NewsFacebookTwitterYoutubeLinkedIn
The DefiningQuestion:“What can you tell me about our organization?”
Additional Tips   Practice interview questions   Get a suit and dry clean it. Better to overdress thenunderdress.   Presen...
The casual interview mistakes     You know the company     You know the interviewer     It’s a phone interviewNEVER TAKE A...
It’s game time
Shake hands withEVERYONE
Game time tips:   Don’t rush   Maintain strong eye contact   Have a portfolio - something that illustrates yourversatility...
WALK AWAY WITH THESATISFACTION THAT YOUKNOW YOU DID YOUR BEST
WELCOME TO OLD TOWN
LOCATION
The Four Point Approach Promotions Design Organization Economic Restructuring ROOT Group
INTERNING AT OTCA
COMMUNICATIONINTERNSHIP   Execute all aspects of one major event in Old Town including:       Securing sponsors, vendors, ...
DESIGNINTERNSHIP Monthly City Pulse Ads OTCA Branding Materials Festival & Event Posters All event collateral materials We...
ONECOMMUNITYComing together and creating a legacywhat makes Old Town the thrivingcommunity it is today.
THANK YOU
LOUISE GRADWOHLEXECUTIVE DIRECTOROLD TOWN COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATIONlouise@oldtownmainstreet.org
OTCA & MSU Advertising Association
OTCA & MSU Advertising Association
OTCA & MSU Advertising Association
OTCA & MSU Advertising Association
OTCA & MSU Advertising Association
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  • Transcript of "OTCA & MSU Advertising Association"

    1. 1. THE JOB SEARCH & HOW TO GET THERE
    2. 2. WHAT WEWILL COVER: You as an Advertising Student Internship Experience My Story How to Get a Job OTCA & Intern Program
    3. 3. Lets Take a Poll # of Creative Track Students # of Account Track Students
    4. 4. QUESTIONS What are your fears about getting a job or internship? What do you think you have to offer the job market asan advertising student?
    5. 5. LET ME TELL YOU...
    6. 6. VERSATILITY Design Experience Public Relations Writing Copy Editing Campaign Work Social Media Photography
    7. 7. THESE THINGS ARE WHAT MAKE YOU STAND OUT
    8. 8. THIS IS YOUR KEY TO A JOB
    9. 9. BUT WHAT’S THE CATCH?
    10. 10. IT IS ALL ABOUT HOW YOU EXECUTE
    11. 11. PEOPLE SAY COLLEGE IS THEBEST TIME OF YOUR LIFESO...
    12. 12. TAKE LOTS OF CHANCES MAKE LOTS OF MOVESYOU MISS 100% OF THE SHOTS YOU DON’T TAKE - WAYNE GRETZKY
    13. 13. SCARED?You don’t have time to be.Take a chance.
    14. 14. Poll:How many of you have taken aninternship?How many of you are seniors and havecompleted or are completing more than1 internship?
    15. 15. EXPERIENCE IS THE KEYTO GETTING A JOB.
    16. 16. BUT WHAT IF YOU DON’TKNOW WHAT YOU WANT TODO?OR WHAT KIND OF INTERNSHIP YOU WANT...
    17. 17. THINK OF IT THIS WAY... INTERNING IS LIKE DATING - IT’S NOT ALWAYS LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
    18. 18. SO YOUBECOME ANINTERN Go above and beyond Set goals Don’t miss an opportunity Do things that scare you Offer help, work from home - BE THE BEST
    19. 19. Set the Bar Stand out. Get to work early. Get to know people. Ask questions. Create. Speak Up!
    20. 20. Don’t get theUNPAID INTERN SYNDROME “I don’t get paid so I can....”
    21. 21. Your boss is watching you,and their recommendation ispriceless
    22. 22. INTERNSHIPS = SKILL SET DEVELOPMENT = NETWORKING = JOB OPPORTUNITIES
    23. 23. WITHOUT THEM... ALL YOUHAVE IS A PIECE OF PAPERFROM MSU
    24. 24. So you’re graduating...now what
    25. 25. Identify your strengthsPursue your passionsBelieve in yourselfTalk to EVERYONENetwork
    26. 26. The Job Search Begins...My Story
    27. 27. ABOUT ME
    28. 28. College LifeWharton Center for Performing ArtsDance Department AssistantMichael Patrick ShielsOrchesis DanceAlpha Omicron PiPart Time Jobs
    29. 29. My First “Real” interview...and what went wrong Unprepared Lack of knowledge of their company Poor choice of questions Lack of confidence, didn’t know my strengths Total flop
    30. 30. So I tookanotherinternshipWelcome to:Old Town Commercial Association
    31. 31. What I did. Worked 3 jobs Put on a Festival Met people Came in early, stayed late Worked from home Took advantage of everopportunity. Pushed myself
    32. 32. And then it happened...
    33. 33. I FOUND MY PASSION
    34. 34. Things appeared to be fallinginto place The Job Opening The connection I applied Meanwhile offered a ‘full time’ low wage job Got the interview Played every move carefully
    35. 35. I was beginning to believe....
    36. 36. ...that I was going to get ajob
    37. 37. And then the unexpected happened:
    38. 38. I landed TWO jobs :)
    39. 39. So how do you get a job...better yetthat perfect job?
    40. 40. Things to live by Follow your gut Believe in yourself Articulate your beliefs, passions and goals clearly:people are listening Never ever give up
    41. 41. RESUME TIPS FROM THEEMPLOYERDesign your resume (Expected from the younger generation)Don’t have errors on your resumeDon’t design it on two pages if you don’t need itSaving your files (creating the presentation)Online Portfolios (careful how you “brand” yourself)
    42. 42. CREATIVE
    43. 43. TYPICAL
    44. 44. So you got the interview
    45. 45. Make sure you...DO YOUR RESEARCH
    46. 46. WebsiteGoogle NewsFacebookTwitterYoutubeLinkedIn
    47. 47. The DefiningQuestion:“What can you tell me about our organization?”
    48. 48. Additional Tips Practice interview questions Get a suit and dry clean it. Better to overdress thenunderdress. Present yourself as though you are representing the company Prepare something to show them - portfolio
    49. 49. The casual interview mistakes You know the company You know the interviewer It’s a phone interviewNEVER TAKE ANYTHING FOR GRANTED
    50. 50. It’s game time
    51. 51. Shake hands withEVERYONE
    52. 52. Game time tips: Don’t rush Maintain strong eye contact Have a portfolio - something that illustrates yourversatility, personality, goals and passions Make business cards Breath
    53. 53. WALK AWAY WITH THESATISFACTION THAT YOUKNOW YOU DID YOUR BEST
    54. 54. WELCOME TO OLD TOWN
    55. 55. LOCATION
    56. 56. The Four Point Approach Promotions Design Organization Economic Restructuring ROOT Group
    57. 57. INTERNING AT OTCA
    58. 58. COMMUNICATIONINTERNSHIP Execute all aspects of one major event in Old Town including: Securing sponsors, vendors, entertainment Coordinating day of event Write press releases and monthly newsletter stories Develop social media campaigns Work with local businesses and execute beautificationprojects Create website and advertising copy
    59. 59. DESIGNINTERNSHIP Monthly City Pulse Ads OTCA Branding Materials Festival & Event Posters All event collateral materials Website design
    60. 60. ONECOMMUNITYComing together and creating a legacywhat makes Old Town the thrivingcommunity it is today.
    61. 61. THANK YOU
    62. 62. LOUISE GRADWOHLEXECUTIVE DIRECTOROLD TOWN COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATIONlouise@oldtownmainstreet.org
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