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  • Carter Gibson 4:11 pm on June 13, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: Ad, , , , Council, , , University   

    Overcoming my Fear of Networking 

    For over a year and half I worked at the Kogod Center for Career Development (KCCD). For those of you who aren’t business students, it’s like the AU Career Center but tailored to the special needs of those in business programs. Month after month I watched networking fairs and events like Marketing Day go by without ever participating. Networking is my biggest fear and being able to overcome it is the only reason I’m where I am now.
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    • Francine Blume 4:54 pm on June 14, 2011 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      I want to know more! I still get intimidated by networking, but when you take a breath, and just go in wanting to find out more about the person and seeing if there’s anything you can do to help him or her even if it has nothing to do with you, that makes a little easier. But what did you say? And how did you get over your nervousness?

  • Carter Gibson 8:39 pm on June 12, 2011 Permalink
    Tags: Ad Council, , , Council, Department of Health and Human Services, , , Public   

    One week down. 

    When I decided to pursue a dual degree, not a double major, in Marketing and Film I wasn’t exactly sure how they would come together. After I interviewed with The Advertising Council, I saw a glimmer of hope. While The Ad Council doesn’t actually make any of the ads they produce, an understanding of what creative techniques appeals to a target audience is a huge help in the field of public service advertising.

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    • Francine Blume 4:52 pm on June 14, 2011 Permalink | Log in to Reply

      You are going to be working on some absolutely incredible and amazing projects! Wow! Maybe the end of your internship, you can publish a list of your acronyms that you’ve discovered. You could create a dictionary!

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