4/14/16 IMMERSION: AMA Marketers Career Fair


Ready to jumpstart your Marketing Career? The Chicago chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) is hosting a Marketers Career Fair on Thursday, April 14th and you have a chance to attend for FREE. The Portfolio Center is accepting applications for 20* eligible students to attend up-to two event sessions and meet with industry professionals.

The Chicago AMA Marketers Career Fair brings hiring companies and staffing firms together with prospective marketing talent to connect and learn the latest on opportunities in the marketing career front in Chicago. Find out who needs you, and grow your network by mingling with hundreds of marketers just like you!

REGISTER AND SUBMIT an application for FREE ADMISSION. You will be notified no later than April 11th if you’ve been accepted.

Submit an application to attend for FREE: https://portfoliocenter.submittable.com/submit/53172

*Regular cost for student registration is $10


5:00 – 6:00 PM – Exhibitor move-in and event set-up

5:30 – 6:00 PM – Session 1 Registration

6:00 – 7:00 PM – Session 1 Visit Tables

7:00 – 7:30 PM – Break for exhibitors/Session 2 Registration

7:30 – 8:30 PM – Session 2 Visit Tables

Find out more about the AMA event here: http://chicagoama.org/marketers-career-fair/

How to prepare:

Multiple copies of your Resume and Business Cards. (50-75).  Have your resume and cover letter reviewed at the Portfolio Center. Sign-up for resume services.

Portfolios are not required, but have your website as complete as possible and your Web Address on your Business Card.

Don’t have a business card yet? Schedule an appointment at the Portfolio Center witha Graphic Designer here.

Don’t have a website in progress yet?  Schedule an appointment on Oasis with Portfolio Center Creative Industry Liaison Melissa Hennessy or by calling the Portfolio Center at 312-369-7280.

Immersion is a series of engagement opportunities for students and professionals, designed to connect Columbia College Chicago students to their career fields.  A mix of panels, presentations, company tours, recruiting events, and portfolio reviews provide multiple ways to engage, on and off campus.

Presented by the Portfolio Center of Columbia College Chicago, in partnership with our academic departments and the professional community, Immersion highlights the interconnectedness of cross-disciplinary career pathways. colum.edu/immersion