Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

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Marketing Department Internships:

The Internship course is an experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. Skills: R Prerequisites: 6 hours of Marketing and or Fashion courses. The business or industry chosen must be in the ACC service area.  Contact Kathy Walton, 512-223-7213 or kwalton@austincc.edu for more information.

Disney, Inc: Offers two great programs for college students.

To earn ACC Marketing Internship credit, you are required to:
• Take one Disney Education Course
• Complete the work experience
• Turn in a written assignment (5-10 pages)
• Submit an evaluation completed by your Disney College Program Supervisor
• Register for the Marketing Internship Course
• Have regular phone/emails contact with the ACC Marketing Internship Instructor

Please contact Ina Midkiff, Department Chair of Marketing at ina@austincc.edu for additional information about these Disney programs.

Scholarships at ACC:

See these two websites. http://www3.austincc.edu/it/scholarship/

http://www.austincc.edu/tuition-and-financial-aid/scholarship-opportunities

Special course for Fall 2015: Field trip to New York

MRKG 1391 – Special Topics in Business Marketing and Marketing Management – is designed to experience New York City, the heart of the business world! We will be participating in the 2013 Collegiate DECA Leadership Academy, November 2015. Students experience the industry and career field of their choice by meeting with industry leaders, going behind the scenes to learn how business gets done, and putting their knowledge to the test to find new solutions to challenges that today’s industries are facing! Students will network with other students from across the country and work in teams to address industry issues. It is an opportunity of a lifetime to live, learn and lead.
This year’s tracks will include:
1. Sports and Entertainment
2. International Business and Finance
3. Hospitality
4. Fashion Merchandising and Marketing
5. Advertising
Students select the career track most applicable to their career plans. Workshops will focus on meeting industry leaders, visiting applicable business sites, and learning about business strategies within the track.Participation in this class meets the requirements of an internship for the Marketing department. Students are responsible for their travel costs, estimated to be approximately $1,300, to be paid as a fee for the class.
More info, syllabus and photos from a previous year’s trip are available on the MRKG 1391 page.
Contact Kathy Walton, 512-223-7213 or kwalton@austincc.edu for more information.
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