Duke MBA Marketing Club
developing world-class marketers
Our mission is to develop the most prepared candidates for marketing careers. We focus on providing our members with the knowledge, tools, and encouragement needed to secure desired employment opportunities and become world-class leaders in the field of marketing.
Impact at Fuqua
Provide programming for 375+ club members (one of the largest clubs at Fuqua)
Coordinate 50+ unique events annually (averaging almost an event per week!)
Coverage across sectors includes Tech, CPG, Health Care and more (marketing is a discipline, not an industry)
Streamlined communication, interview prep, and 10+ company-led and member-led education events (and countless 1:1 opportunities)
Weekly lunches, informal social events, and more (across class years, professors, career center, and alumni)
Our members rely on the club as the bridge between students' career search and academic education (93% of members attribute it as a top two resource in their growth as a marketer at Fuqua)
Week in Cities
During fall break, first year students travel to NYC to network with alumni, learn about company culture, and see corporate office spaces at businesses like Google, American Express, AB InBev, L’Oreal, Pepperidge Farm, and more.
Intimate roundtable sessions with Professors, Diversity Conference prep, and sessions throughout the year spanning topics like How to Ace your Internship, How to Work with Agencies, or How to Use Nielsen.
These workshops are led by sponsored company representatives, providing education and skill development opportunities for members. Connect in-person and in-depth with companies during experiential events like a store-walk with Frito-Lay or educational events such as How to Evaluate Advertising from Mars Inc. or How Seasonality Effects Marketing from Hershey. Visitors in 2017-2018 included Zillow, Cardinal, P&G, Hershey, Mars, General Motors, and
This flagship event kicks-off the academic year and spans a half day, exposing First Year students to 8+ companies and aiding Second Year students with full-time career decisions.
Participate in both internal and external club case competitions with your team for a chance to present in front of top companies, expand your marketing imagination, and exercise your learned frameworks. Past case competitions have included the UNC J&J Marketing Case Competition and the Elite 8 Brand Management Case Competition.
This is the “emotional benefit.” There are many opportunities to talk marketing during weekly informal lunches with members at Marketing Mondays, lunch & learns with professors and alumni, or over a drink with our large member base.
An annual event held for the student body during Fuqua Friday, your team will be briefed by companies like Pepperidge Farm or Coca-Cola to creatively market a product in a way that highlights the brand’s value proposition!
From cross-industry Speed Networking, 1:1 Marketing Buddy mentorships, alumni business leader lunch & learns, to Networking Chats with second year students, you will be exposed to students, alumni, and marketing professionals with diverse backgrounds.
MILE Training Series
The Marketing Integrated Learning Experience (MILE) is our interview preparation series. Four half-day intensive sessions designed to develop your marketing interview know-how (fundamentals, behaviorals, technicals, and cases). The road to your internship is long, but we help you cover the full mile step-by-step.