University of Texas at Austin
McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Application

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  • Resume indicating name, email, address, and contact phone.

  • Two essays (double-spaced, one-inch margins, not exceeding 250 words each). 
    • Why are you interested in becoming a member of Marketing Fellows? How does learning more about marketing support your career goals?
    • The Marketing Fellows program is responsible for organizing events such as the Marketing Camp and the Marketing Conference. Please tell us about a time that you've shown leadership or taken initiative, either in a personal or professional setting. If selected, how would you contribute to or improve the Marketing Fellows organization? We are looking for candidates that are not only passionate about marketing, but who want to be actively involved in improving the Fellows program. 

  • One short answer (not exceeding 100 words).
    • During the Marketing Fellows class, you work in a new, randomly assigned team every week. Tell us about a time when you've successfully worked on a diverse team. How did you contribute to the success of the team?

  • A big piece of recruiting is demonstrating your ability to market yourself. In addition to your responses to the questions above, please submit a four-page Power Point document in PDF format that sells YOU for the Marketing Fellows Recruitment Committee to evaluate. 

  • The Fall 2019 application link will go live on September 10, 2019 and the deadline to apply is September 23, 2019 at 5 pm. 
  • It is strongly recommended to prepare all essays before opening the application. Once submitted, the application cannot be changed.
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Details

  • The program involves a thorough selection process, all in an effort to identify the students who are qualified and committed to pursuing advanced marketing curriculum and leadership skill development. The process includes screening candidates through a resume, an interview and a series of essays.

  • By focusing on student-selected themes, organization members are provided with the opportunity to study and practice unique topics that are not found in the traditional McCombs curriculum, resulting in students that are poised for future leadership positions within the marketing industry.

  • A Marketing Fellows Information Session will be held on September 10, 2019 from 5:30-6:30 pm. Application requirements will be discussed.

  • A Marketing Fellows Networking Reception will also be held on September 10, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 pm.