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Marketing & Sales

This interest field involves the development and practice of plans to sell and promote products.  Tasks may include resolving customer concerns regarding sales and service, pinpointing customer needs to adapt or develop products/services, setting sales goals and maintaining records of client and progress, and identifying opportunities to advertise products to target groups.  Jobs are available across industries.

Related Majors at MSU

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources: Agribusiness Management, Food Industry Management

College of Arts & Letters: Apparel & Textile Design, English, English-Creative Writing, Interdisciplinary Humanities, Professional Writing

College of Business: Marketing, General Management , Sales Specialization

College of Communication Arts & Sciences: Advertising, Communication, Sales Specialization

James Madison CollegeComparative Cultures and Politics, International Relations, Social Relations and Policy, Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy

Students from a broad range of majors (from colleges such as James Madison and Social Science) often develop key skills through coursework and experience that prepares them for careers in this field.

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Sample of employers who often recruit MSU students for internships and full-time positions

  • Altria
  • AT&T
  • C.H. Robinson
  • Dell
  • Google
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • MARS Advertising
  • The Nielsen Company
  • Target
  • Whirlpool

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