Opportunities for Marketing Majors

  • Austen Perelman-Hall at graduation

    IUP PROVIDED COURSES, INTERNSHIP:   “IUP is a wonderful school for the fact that it provides students with endless opportunities to get involved,” said Austen Perelman-Hall ’14, who spent a year as an intern with the Eberly Small Business Development Center.

    What’s Happening for Marketing Majors

    Marketing students can engage in activities outside of the classroom, deepening their commitment to an area of expertise. 

    Student Marketing Association

    This is the IUP Collegiate Chapter of the American Marketing Association. Open to all members of the IUP community, some of its main goals are to foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing; to encourage and uphold sound, honest practices; and to keep marketing work on a high ethical plane. Members get involved in regional and national marketing competitions, review entrepreneurial projects, and evaluate the marketing worth of new products.

    Small Business Development Center

    The Small Business Development Center at IUP seeks to grow the economy of Indiana County and the surrounding region by providing entrepreneurs with the education, information, and tools necessary to build successful businesses.

    Student Organizations

    College of Business majors have the option to join a variety of student organizations, including the International Business Association, the Management Association, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Gamma Nu, Pi Omega Pi, the Student Accounting Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, Students in Free Enterprise, and the Student Marketing Association.

    The IUP ExcEL Center

    ExcEL stands for Excellence in Entrepreneurial Leadership. This center provides students with opportunities to pursue an entrepreneurial path while in college.

    Business Day

    Once a year, CEOs, CIOs, and corporate executives from local and national companies come to campus to discuss business opportunities.

    Internships

    By your junior year, you will have access to a broad range of possible internships. Work with your advisor to select the one that fit your needs the best.

    Economic Development and Management Assistance

    The Management Services Group (MSG), an umbrella organization for the IUP Eberly College of Business and Information Technology’s outreach programs, exemplifies IUP’s commitment to its service mission.