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What companies recruit marketing majors at JMU?

The following table highlights some of the companies that hired our recent marketing graduates for entry-level positions:

Abercrombie & Fitch
Access Communications, Inc. 
Accredited Home Lenders 
Acsys Inc. 
Adelphia Media Services
Adidas Salomon-AG 
American Diabetes Association 
Apex Systems
Army Materiel Command
Association Management Group 
Booz Allen Hamilton
Brave New Markets 
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) 
Cairo Corporation
Carter Manufacturing Company 
CGI-AMS (Formerly AMS) 
Circuit City
Clear Channel Radio
Consolidated Graphics
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Dick's Sporting Goods
Direct Response Consulting Services
DMG Securities
Document Sciences Corporation (Outsourcing Division - Objectiva Software Solutions)
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
E-site Marketing 
Feld Entertainment,  (parent company for Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus and Disney On Ice) 
Ferguson Enterprises 
Fleishman-Hillard International Communications 
FLT- Rosetta Stone 
FM Global 
Francis Cauffman Foley Hoffmann, Architects Ltd. 
Geico Direct 
Gila Distributing, Inc.
Grey Worldwide
Hambright Calcagno & Downing (HCD) 
Healthy Directions, LLC 
Hecht's Department Stores
Hertz Equipment Rental
Home Funding Finders 
IBM Business Consulting Services
IHS International 
J. Koons Incorporated 
JB Hunt 
John Hancock Financial Network 
Johnston, Zabor, McManus, Inc.

Kohl's Department Stores
Lanier Worldwide
Last Second Media 
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company 
Lieberman Research Worldwide
LM&O Advertising
Management Concepts
Manpower Professional
McDonald Bradley 
Network Solutions
New York Life
North Carolina State University 
Northstar Express Freight
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network 
NVR/Ryan Homes
OgilvyOne Worldwide
Old Navy/Gap
Prism, Inc.
Professional Governmental Underwriters, Inc.
Pulte Homes
Reveal MedSpa
Revolution Partners
Rimm Kaufman Group
Rubbermaid Commercial Products
Ryan Homes/NVR Mortgage 
SAP America 
Shencorp Total Roofing Services 
Siemens Medical Solutions, Inc. 
Splish Splash Waterpark-Palace Entertainment
St. Paul Travelers Insurance
St.Jude Children's Research
StoneBay Insurance Group 
Strategic Edge Communications 
TGM Design
The CIT Group
The History Factory
The Irrigation Association
The Louis Berger Group
The Martin Agency
The Pepsi Bottling Group 
The Vanguard Group  
United Motorcoach Association
University Painters
Virginia Asset Management
Windsor Communities

What are some of the career opportunities for marketing majors?
The majority of students with marketing degrees will start in sales as an entry point. With your increased experience and education, expect to move into a position oriented towards marketing management. Listed below are a few examples of job titles for marketing degree graduates.  

Account Assistant 
Account Coordinator 
Account Executive 
Account Manager
Account Representative
Advertising Executive 
Art Director 
Assistant Buyer 
Associate Analyst
Associate Project Manager
Brand Manager
Brand Marketing Coordinator
Business Development Consultant
Circulation Manager 
Commercial Artist
Comparison Shopper 
Consumer Affairs Specialist 
Creative Director/Copywriter 
Customer Relationship Manager 
Customer Service Representative
Direct Mail Specialist
Director of Marketing
Distribution Manager 
District Sales Manager 
Event Marketing Representative 
Financial Planner 
Forecast Analyst
Franchise Owner 
Franchise Specialist 
General Manager
Global Marketing Communications 
ManagerImport/Export Manager 
Inside Salesperson 
Insurance Agent
Interactive Marketing Analyst
International Marketer
Internet Marketing Manager
Internet Marketing Specialist
Internet Sales Manager
Loan Officer 
Manager of Sales and Marketing Support 
Market Representative Market Research Analyst 
Market Research Interviewer 
Marketing Administrator
Marketing and Sales Coordinator
Marketing Assistant
Marketing Associate
Marketing Database Analyst 
Marketing Director 
Marketing Field Coordinator
Marketing Planner

Marketing Representative 
Marketing Researcher 
Marketing Strategist 
Media Buyer/Analyst 
Media Manager 
Media Planner
Meeting Coordinator
Membership Relations Assistant
Merchandising Manager
New Business Strategist 
Non-Profit Organization Manager 
Packaging Specialist
Product Analyst 
Product Manager
Project Coordinator
Promotions Director
Public Relations Manager
Regional Marketing Coordinator 
Research Analyst 
Research Associate 
Resource Analyst 
Retail Manager 
Sales Agent 
Sales and Marketing Coordinator 
Sales Assistant 
Sales Consultant 
Sales Manager
Sales Agent
Sales and Marketing Coordinator
Sales Assistant
Sales Consultant 
Sales Manager 
Sales Representative
Specialty Advertising Distributor 
Store Manager 
Strategic Marketing Manager 
Traffic Manager (Advertising)
Web Assistant
Web Content Coordinator
Web Merchandiser
Wholesale Salesperson