Past Events

Center for Sales Leadership Resume Workshop 
Thursday, September 23rd from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Join us for a resume workshop, instead of only learning what should be on your resume hear from companies such as 3M, Pepsi, CH Robinson, Topco, Colgate, and others on what they are looking for on a resume. Those who attend the event will have the opportunity to have the companies to review and give feedback on your resume.

Marketing Leaders Community (MLC) Journeys in MS Marketing 
Thursday, September 23rd from 5:00pm – 7:00pm 
This event is for MS in Marketing and MS in Marketing Analysis students, alumni, faculty, and staff. This virtual event will include a four panel discussion led by former DePaul alumni and a final special keynote speaker. 

Adobe Creative Cloud for a Digital Portfolio 
Wednesday, September 29th from 4:30pm – 5:30pm 
Learn how to set yourself apart during the job search process by creating a digital portfolio using Adobe’s Creative Cloud! Join the Marketing Department and a team from Adobe, to learn the best advice on how to use the platforms to create your own digital portfolio to best showcase your accomplishments for future careers. Students will be encouraged to create and share their digital portfolios to enter a chance to win Adobe swag!

Center for Sales Leadership Networking Event Internship Focused 
Thursday, September 30th from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Learn more about the Center for Sales Leadership, obtaining an internship, and network with other students, faculty, and alumni. Alumni in attendance will be from companies such as LinkedIn, 3M, Microsoft, Colgate, Pepsi, Topco, and many more.

Driehaus Open House
Monday, October 4th from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Join the College and learn about the different majors and minors by meeting with faculty from each department, including the Marketing Department!

Center for Sales Leadership 3M Pizza and Professionals 
Tuesday, October 5th from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Looking for a career at 3M? Come learn about their internship program and meet the people who will be doing the interviews. Ask the questions you want to know about the internship and careers before the interviews. Food will be provided.

Center for Sales Leadership Topco Pizza and Professionals 
Wednesday, October 6th from 12:00pm – 1:00pm 
Topco is 3rd largest privately held company in Illinois, doing over $14B in business each year. Interns will get exposure to high level executives, and in the past, have even presented to the CEO. Below are some of the activities in which you can expect to participate during the internship: Collaborate with our Sales, Space, and Shopper Marketing organizations to achieve key business objectives; Address key business issues and strategic opportunities (shopper, brand or category focused).

Center for Sales Leadership Interview Workshop 
Thursday, October 7th from 3:30pm – 5:30pm
If you could use practice in advance of upcoming interviews, this is a great opportunity for you. Geoff Nyheim, former DePaul Professor and Sales Leader at Amazon will be the keynote speaker for the evening. Get advice from professionals and our partners on presenting yourself at an interview. You will get one-on-one coaching and feedback to help you shine in an interview. Companies that will be there to help you will be CH Robinson, Amazon Web Services, Pepsi, ADP, Colgate, Topco and 3M.

Marketing Department Picnic
Friday, October 8th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm 
Join the Marketing Department at Dom’s Kitchen and Market in Lincoln Park to meet with your marketing peers and enjoy lunch!

Center for Sales Leadership Colgate Pizza and Professionals 
Tuesday, October 12th from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Learn about the internship and ask questions to the person who will be interviewing you. Informal way to find out more about the year long internship. Food will be provided.

Center for Sales Leadership Pepsi Pizza and Professionals 
Wednesday, October 13th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Come meet the folks from Pepsi and learn about their internship. You will be able to ask questions directly to the people who will be interviewing you. Hear from the two students who interned this past summer plus alumni who currently work at Pepsi on their experiences and job tracks.

Digital Marketing Networking Night
Thursday, October 14th from 3:00pm –  5:30pm 
Join our career event to connect with employers who are hiring for internships, entry level, and engaging for career networking and mentorship. Students at prior Digital Marketing events have made connections leading to jobs and ongoing relationships. Whether you are just networking or looking for a position, this is a great opportunity to engage with business leaders in Digital Marketing.

ADT Commercial Pizza and Professionals 
Tuesday, October 19th 12:00pm – 1:00pm  
Looking for a full-time job, then you need to attend the lunch with ADT Commercial. They are looking to hire full-time after graduation. Even if you are not looking now networking and learning about companies is how you will gain employment when you are ready.

Center for Sales Leadership Career Expo
Thursday, October 20th from 3:00pm –  5:30pm 
Are you a sophomore or junior in need of a summer 2020 paid internship? Are you graduating soon and curious about career opportunities in sales and/or category management? Are you interested in Sales Leadership faculty and staff making personal introductions for you to recruiters and hiring managers? Are you interested in practicing your networking skills? If you answered YES to any of the above questions, please join us at the DePaul University Center for Sales Leadership program annual Career Expo. Companies include, 3M, C.H. Robinson, Pepsi, ADP, Topco, Colgate, Walgreens, and more….

KMG Fall Kickoff 
Thursday, October 20th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Learn more about the graduate student organization, Kellstadt Marketing Group (KMG) at their annual fall kickoff event.

How to Find a Job for International Students
Friday, October 22nd from 11:30am – 12:00pm 
Join the Marketing Department and Office for International Student Services to gain career insight into securing a job post graduation. The event will include: i
nsight from external lawyer on how to navigate the OPT / CPT process for students; panel of recent international alumni on how they successful navigated the job search process; and a brief presentation from Dr. Zafar Iqbal on the main points of what to focus on in the job search process as an international student. 

IME (Honors Marketing) Information Session
Tuesday, October 26th from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
If you are interested in the Honors Marketing Program please join us for this informational session to learn more about the program. The director, Zafar Iqbal, will talk about the program in detail and go through the application process and current IME students will share insight into the program from a student’s perspective. Marketing students in their sophomore or junior year interested in participating in the program are invited to attend.

2nd Annual Marketing Careers Tricks and Treats 
Thursday, October 28th from 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Join the marketing department in a spooky but sweet celebration with career development sessions including: resurrect your resume, non-scary networking and elevator pitch madness. DePaul faculty alumni and employers will be there to connect with students. It will also be a great event to reconnect and meet your marketing peers and will include special treats and giveaways.

Fireside Chat with Frederick Huntsberry (Former CFO of Universal Studios)
Wednesday, November 11th from 4:30pm – 5:30pm 
Grab a nice warm beverage and join this cozy fireside chat if you are interested in learning more about the business side of the entertainment and movie industry. Our virtual fireside chat with Frederick Huntsberry (Former CFO of Universal Studios and Former President of NBC Universal Television Distribution) and Jackie Kuehl (Director of DePaul’s Digital Marketing Program) will include the history and business of entertainment and the key to the new movie business model. Everyone bring your favorite “fireplace” drink to the chat! Open for students of all majors.

Investing in Cannabis 
Tuesday, November 16th from 3:00pm – 5:30pm
DePaul’s Kellstadt Marketing Center and the Illinois Women in Cannabis invite you to learn the who, what, when of investing in cannabis. Panel includes: Lamont Black (Associate Professor of Finance at DePaul University); Amy Dordek (Director of Business Development at Lucas James Talent Partners); Lori Ferrara (Founder and Managing Partner at Treehouse Global Ventures); Kerry Jordan, CFA (Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Supercritcal, LLC). Moderators are: Amor Montes de Oca (Executive Director at Illinois Women in Cannabis) and Steve Kelly (Director of Kellstadt Marketing Center at DePaul University.

Center for Sales Leadership Winter Kick-Off Networking Event 
Tuesday, January 25th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
DPC 11th Floor
Kick off Winter quarter 2022 with the Center for Sales Leadership. This is a great opportunity to have fun, network, and get more information on the Center for Sales Leadership. Meet with current students, staff, faculty, and learn more about the great career paths associated with the program. Snacks and refreshments will be served along with bags and jenga competitions. Prizes for winning teams.

KMG Virtual Panel: Surge for Water 
Monday, January 31st from 5:00pm – 6:00pm 
Virtual 
Join us for a virtual panel event co-hosted by Kellstadt Marketing Group and DePaul Net Impact! We’re thrilled to speak with Shilpa Alva and Jennifer Long from Surge for Water to learn about connecting sustainability with business.

Resume and LinkedIn Workshop with Cramer-Krasselt 
Tuesday, February 1st from 3:00pm – 4:00pm 
Virtual 
Join the marketing department and Cramer-Krasselt in this virtual workshop that will help you polish your resume and LinkedIn! Cramer Krasselt is one of the largest independent advertising agencies in America. They’re multi-disciplinary and cross-functional, with significant resources in Branding, Media, Creative, Programmatic, Analytics, PR/Social, Digital Strategy, UX, SEO, Content Architecture, Influencer, Performance Marketing and Production. They’re not merely integrated, they are interconnected. All under one roof.

Center for Sales Leadership Hot Chocolate and Headshots with LinkedIn 
Tuesday, February 8th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
DPC 11th Floor (North Cafe)
Learn to leverage LinkedIn to find jobs that fit your career goals, and make sure your profile stands out to recruiters. Facilitated by actual LinkedIn employees and DePaul alumni. You’ll learn the ins and outs of LinkedIn, how to make your profile more discoverable by recruiters, and much more! Come enjoy some free food, the company of the CSL community, and a chance to network with LinkedIn Professionals. Come have some hot chocolate and have your headshot taken.

Branding Yourself Workshop with Recruiter Lynn Hazan 
Thursday, February 10th from 3:00pm – 4:30pm
DePaul Club (DPC 11018)
Learn how to professionally brand yourself to help you succeed in the job search process from Marketing and Communications Recruiter, Lynn Hazan. Lynn will provide top notch advice on how to best represent yourself on your resume, in your LinkedIn profile and during job interviews.

Digital Marketing Career Networking Night  
Wednesday, February 16th from 3:00pm – 5:00pm
DPC Concourse
Digital marketing skills are in high demand with employers needing those with knowledge in Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Google Analytics, Website Execution, Mobile Marketing, and Content Marketing. Join our career event to connect with employers who are hiring for internships, entry level, and engaging for career networking and mentorship. Students at prior Digital Marketing events have made connections leading to jobs and ongoing relationships. Whether you are just networking or looking for a position, this is a great opportunity to engage with business leaders in Digital Marketing.

Center for Sales Leadership Internship Panel
Tuesday, February 22nd from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
DPC 11th Floor (North Cafe)
Hear from current students on what they learned from their internships and how they management a remote work environment. Ask the questions you have been wanting to ask on internships and full-time jobs. ADT Commercial, Colgate, Pepsi, and Topco Food will be served!!

IME Info Session
Wednesday, February 23rd from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Virtual
The director, Zafar Iqbal, will talk about the program in detail and go through the application process and current IME students will share insight into the program from a student’s perspective. Marketing students in their sophomore or junior year interested in participating in the program are invited to attend.

Center for Sales Leadership Career Planning Session
Friday, February 25th from 10:00am – 3:00pm 
Arts and Letters Room 105
No matter your career path the learning is the same, come learn from former AWS and Microsoft executive now DePaul marketing instructor on how best to maneuver your career path. This will be a hands on learning experience so please bring your laptop. Feel free to come and go as needed during the session. Lunch will be served

2nd Annual Bringing Diversity to the Workplace 
Tuesday, March 1st from 3:00pm – 5:00pm 
DPC Room 8005
Join the marketing department in a conversation about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Marketing Professors will lead a panel discussion of business professionals to share their experiences and how they are helping make a lasting impact in the workplace.

Marketing and CSL joint Alumni Panel 
Tuesday, May 3rd from 4:00pm-6:00pm 
11th Floor North Cafe
Learn from Marketing and Sales Leadership alumni on how they landed their current job, their career trajectory, and making the best use of your resources. Alumni from 3M, Microsoft, Bosch, and more. Panel discussion and networking following.

Career Planning Workshop with Geoff Nyheim
Friday, May 6th 10:00am-3:00pm
LPC McGowan South 104
Come learn with former AWS and Microsoft executive now DePaul marketing instructor Geoff Nyheim on how best to assess, plan, pursue, and launch your career path. This is an interactive, hands-on workshop designed for ALL students in ALL majors whether you are a freshman just starting your journey or a senior graduating in March or June. Food, including healthy options, will be provided. We will do real work: as individuals, in collaboration on 3 person teams, and to share challenges and best practices across the entire group. All examples used will feature current DePaul students and alums.

3rd Annual Leading Women in Business Panel
Tuesday, May 10th 4:00pm-5:30pm
DPC Room 8005
Hear from leading women in business share their career stories and advice in how to succeed in the business world. We are excited to host two guest speakers with a panel to follow including women in various roles of business.

End of the Year Celebration with the Marketing Department
Wednesday, May 18th 3:00pm-5:00pm 
DPC 11th Floor Terrace and Gallery 
Come celebrate the end of the school year with the marketing department! Join this event to: Hang out with marketing faculty; Celebrate with friends; Free Food; Chance to win Chipotle gift cards.

Class of 2022 After Party 
Wednesday, May 18th 5:00pm-6:00pm
DPC 11th Floor Terrace and Gallery
Please join the Marketing Department as we celebrate your success of graduation! Mingle with faculty, staff, and your fellow graduates. Food and beverages will be served as well as a graduation gift.

Marketing Leaders Community Spring Event 
Thursday, May 19th from 5:30-7:30pm 
*for graduate students 
Join us with featuring panelists and alumni from the MS Marketing Program who will be sharing advice and answering your questions as students begin your MS Marketing journey.

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