Make the Difference with James Madison University students and faculty.  

Look at the numerous ways to engage with the College of Business and the Department of Marketing and choose which options are of most interest to you. Possibilities range in time and financial commitment and any connection is welcome.

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Mentoring Programs

The Department’s Executive Advisory Council and the Office of Experiential Learning both have mentoring programs if you would like to work one on one with students.  You can read more on the pages for the Marketing Advisory Board and Experiential Learning.

Guest Speaking

Five student organizations are closely affiliated with the Department of Marketing and many welcome guest speakers to share advice and wisdom about the industry.  Review the list of student organizations.

Recruiting

Hire students that assimilate to the professional environment and accelerate in their careers quickly. 

Inquire with the Career and Academic Planning office.

The Department of Marketing also utilizes several social media platforms for announcing opportunities. Please contact Dr. Andy Wood, Department Chair, for more information.

Provide a financial contribution to the department, the college, or the university.

Your gift can be to the general fund of the University or the College. You can also specify specific funds, based on the account number.  The specific accounts for Marketing are:

Center for Professional Sales

Corporate Sponsors have the opportunity to engage directly with our students and to participate in their educational development.  We are seeking corporate teammates who are willing to invest in the future of James Madison’s professional selling students and in the future of the sales profession. Sponsors who are willing to engage in our students’ education and who participate in our student’s progress are able to develop strong, lasting relationships with some of the best sales students in the country.

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The Marketing Department Fund

Support the vibrant instruction and innovative curricula that help students develop specialized skills in marketing.

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Provide a financial contribution towards a student's scholarship

We currently offer the following scholarships:

  • Outstanding Marketing Faculty Award for Excellence ($1000)
  • Outstanding Student in Marketing ($1000)
  • J.C. Penney Spirit Award ($500)
  • Outstanding Female in Sales ($500)
  • Outstanding Male in Sales ($500)

Close to 800 JMU students declare marketing as a major and we graduate over 150 students a year.  Currently, only the scholarships listed above are dedicated to Marketing majors.  Support for additional scholarships is always welcome.

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