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Ketchum Employer Challenge

Ketchum Employer Challenge hosted by the University Career Center! This application is open from Monday, October 7th - Sunday, October20th!

This is for you if:
You want to learn more about what it's like to work in PR/Marketing/Advertising
You want to practice your team-building and presentation skills
You want to have fun while learning about working in PR and how to get your clients message in front of the right audience
You're looking for a way to connect with an employer for the first time
You're not sure what you're most interested in and want to try something out
You're creative, and love coming up with awesome ideas

Here's how Employer Challenges work:

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24TH: 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
- Ketchum reps will be sharing information and providing background information on the Employer Challenge in-person at the University Career Center (third floor of the SAB)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25TH -THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31ST (during the week on your own time)
- Students teams will develop a 5 minute pitch that addresses Ketchum's challenge

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST (time slots will be scheduled between 12:00 pm-3:00 pm)
- Student teams will give their 5 minute pitch to the Ketchum reps at the University Career Center!
- Teams will receive feedback on the contentof the presentation, creativity, and overall presentation skills
- Resumes of participating students will be forwarded to the Ketchum team

So, why not? Give it a shot! Click RSVP to submit your application.

Students will sign up as a team of 2-4 students. You are responsible for applying on behalf of your team that you've created on your own. All participants must be U-M Ann Arbor undergraduate students. Only one application is required per group.

If you are interested in the challenge but do not have a group, you can add your information to this sheet and contact others listed in order to find your team of 2-4 students

At least one member from each team MUST be at the case study overview on Thursday, October 24 at 1:30-3:00 pm in the University Career Center (third floor of the SAB), so please plan on attending. If a member from your team is not able to be there, your team can not participate.

All team members MUST be available to present their case sometime between 12 pm - 3:00 pm on Friday, November 1st. Each team will sign up for a 20 minute time slot in that window for their presentation/feedback. Itis the responsibility of the team to meet together and work on this project on their own time.

This application will close on Sunday, October 20th at 11:59 pm. However, we encourage you to apply ASAP as this application may close early if many applications are received and we will be accepting teams on a rolling basis.

Students must apply and be accepted forthis opportunity in order to participate. You will be notified if your team is selected to participate by Monday, October 21st. If you have any questions, please email

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