Hire This Grad: Fall 2014

unemployed-lol-cat4I love this time of year. It’s the time in my Marketing Capstone class when the seniors have been working on their Professional Digital Identity (PDI) projects enough for the “big reveal”.  We are past midterm and in just a few short weeks (six to be exact) they will be presenting their final PDI to the class and to professionals in the field.

The PDI project is one that we’ve been doing in the Marketing Capstone for some time. The guidelines are pretty straightforward and are based on the fact that to be a marketing professional in a digital age, a student must show that they are more than proficient with social, blogging and analytics tools.

This semester there are nine outstanding seniors, three of which are graduating in December, who are getting ready to transition into the professional world. This is your opportunity as potential employers to get a sneak peak at their awesomeness!

Like what you see? Better reach out to them right away! I’ve got students who have had three – four internships, studied abroad in China, held down full time jobs, managed projects for clients and know social media tools, analytics, event planning, promotions, video, digital marketing, and can communicate clearly, professionally, and confidently.

In other words…you better move quick employers because they are going to take the world by storm!

Time for you to #hirethisgrad


Chrissy Delphia: Event Planner
chrissydelphia.wordpress.com

Chrissy Delphia


 Taylor M. Downs: Community Manager and Dog Lover
taylormdowns.wordpress.com

Taylor M. Downs


Jenna Giguere: Arts Marketer and Dancer
jennagiguere.wordpress.com

Jenna Giguere


Mikey Gongwer: Event Promotions, Copywriter, Avid Skier
skiitswitch.wordpress.com

Mikey Gongwer


Alex Greenberg: Videographer, Storyteller, Skateboarder
Alexandergreenblog.wordpress.com

Alex Greenberg


Kyle Judd: Digital Marketing, Event Management, Beer Aficionado
kyle-judd.squarespace.com

Kyle Judd


Jake Keohan: World traveller, International Foosball Champion
jakeohan.wordpress.com

Jake Keohan


 Wylie McKenzie: Digital Marketer and Homebrewer
wyliemckenzie.wordpress.com

Wylie McKenzie


Isabelle Monticolombi: Fashion Maven and Community Manager
themonticolombi.wordpress.com

Isabelle Monticolombi

 


And there you have it. Nine awesome young professionals ready to take on the world. For those of you looking, Taylor, Alex and Isabelle graduate this December. Everyone else graduates in May.

What are you waiting for?

#hirethisgrad

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About Elaine Young
I am a professor of marketing, specializing in digital marketing and social media, at a small, private college in Burlington, VT. I blog about teaching and my areas of interest that include digital marketing, social media marketing, and the impact of social communication technology on society, families, and children. I am thrilled to have published my first book: "Tuned-In Family: How to Cope, Communicate, and Connect in a Digital World" which is now available at Lulu.com and can be purchased by clicking the link below, or by visiting my book website at TunedInFamily.com. In addition to teaching college students, I also conduct workshops and will speak to community groups and organizations. I'm also a Mom to an amazing 17-year-old daughter. My opinions are my own and do not represent my employer.
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