Is your “elevator pitch” memorable?

You gotta have one. It’s your introduction in all networking scenarios both formal and informal. It can be tailored to fit the event, the person and the setting.

But…does it really differentiate you from all the other college students out there?

A memorable pitch should include the following:

What you want the person to remember most about you
What value you bring to the company, person, project
Your unique benefits
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Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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Attention: Social Media Gurus! Isenberg WANTS U!

Are you a social media guru?

Do you have an interest in digital marketing?

Are you looking for experience in digital communication and creative messaging? 

The Marketing & Communications Office at the Isenberg School of Management is looking for a student with an interest and some experience in marketing and social media to work with the Communications Manager. With direction from this person, the assistant will complete day-to-day tasks to help maintain the school’s social media pages – Facebook, Twitter, … Continue reading »

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Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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Accounting students…all the information you are waiting for is coming soon!

Chase knows you’re waiting for the email. Yes, THAT email. 

We know you are eager to get started on preparing for the fall recruiting season! And, we promise it’ll be action packed!

We’ll get the email out to you this week…promise. In the meantime, here are a few things you can do:

1. Submit your resume on OPTIMAL RESUME to the Fall14 Public Accounting Resume folder. Make sure it reflects the correct accounting format. The sooner we get it, the sooner … Continue reading »

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Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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iIntern Feature: Brooke Curran: “I applied to some random internship site….and here I am!”

1. What are you doing?

This summer I am a High Performance intern for USA Volleyball out in Colorado. 

2. How did you get this internship?

I found this internship because I got an email from some random internship website I signed up for and it caught my eye because I play volleyball. Just applied and here I am!

3. What is your experience like?

My experience has been a lot different than I was expecting. I didn’t think I … Continue reading »

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Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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iIntern Feature: Ariel Harris…keeping a loose rein on her career choices

Ariel Harris, a junior finance major, learned about opportunities at the State Street Bank Operations Center in Hadley MA from a team mate (and Isenberg peer) on the UMASS Western Equestrian Team. In addition to pursuing a full course load during the academic year, Ariel competes with  team.

1. What are you doing?

I started at State Street in May 2014 and am still currently employed. Right now I am in the screening department processing and analyzing trades that come in … Continue reading »

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Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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iIntern Feature: Jim Broden’s Investment Internship

Jim Broden, a junior with a keen interest in careers in Actuarial Science, shares his experience as an investment intern with a local bank in Central MA.

1. What do you do?

I’m an Investment intern at Rollstone Bank & Trust, based in Leominster, MA. I’ve been working directly under the VP/Investment Officer responsible for handling the bank’s diverse portfolio. There’s been a variety of different work and tasks assigned to me, but my main project was performing the annual … Continue reading »

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Kim Figueroa Director, Internships and Co-ops Kim Figueroa
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