Ad Club: Where Things Get Real, Real Fast

By Danielle Talbot We kicked off last Tuesday night, Sept 12th, with our first meeting of the semester. We put out a call and encouraged all to attend who were passionate about: Advertising Public Relations Communications Business Marketing Digital Graphics Film & Video Photography The response we got was absolutely incredible. No seat was left… Continue reading Ad Club: Where Things Get Real, Real Fast

Hailey’s CDK Summer: An Internship She Never Expected

By Hailey Kilbarger Hello fellow Ad peers! As we settle back into the flow of our Fall semester, I am here to share some of my insights with you from my summer internship. I was very fortunate to land an Account Advocate Intern position at CDK Global in downtown Detroit and I worked there full-time… Continue reading Hailey’s CDK Summer: An Internship She Never Expected

Opportunity Knocks: The AdFed Internship

By Courtney Lang There’s nothing like working with the top advertising professionals for an entire year and receiving school credit. Believe it or not, that’s exactly what you would be doing if you became an intern with AdFed. I know you won’t just take my word for it, so here are five reasons why you… Continue reading Opportunity Knocks: The AdFed Internship

Google Analytics: It’s time to get certified

By Danielle Talbot What could you be doing right now that would instantly help boost your resume? The correct answer is getting yourself certified in Google Analytics. Google Analytics is becoming an increasingly sought after skill in the job market. The good news for you is that getting certified is free and can be done all… Continue reading Google Analytics: It’s time to get certified

Dan Drullinger: A Strategic Mind

By Courtney Lang When there’s an advertising professional stuck in Texas and we’re in Michigan, the only way to handle it is by utilizing technology. For the first time, EVER, Grand Valley’s Advertising Club had a skype call instead of an in-person visit. That’s right, Senior Strategist Dan Drullinger just made history. We weren’t going to… Continue reading Dan Drullinger: A Strategic Mind

Creative Crawl: 1 Day, 4 Tours, Nonstop Rain

By Alex Knaisel After months of constant contact with 4 renown agencies and broadcasting to our members, Creative Crawl had finally arrived. The evening began around 5 pm at Grand Rapids Brewing Company. Students mingled and buzzed in excitement before choosing their travel group. Each group started at one of the four agencies participating in… Continue reading Creative Crawl: 1 Day, 4 Tours, Nonstop Rain

Enhancing Your Presentation Skills

By Rachel Britton Do you have an upcoming research presentation or wedding toast? Are you afraid to make eye contact during a speech? From campus to home, there are plenty of ways to enhance your presentation skills. Where to Start It is essential to start off by creating an outline of your main discussion points. This… Continue reading Enhancing Your Presentation Skills