OUR MISSION

Provide students with the best opportunities to apply concepts of marketing through real-world projects, such as event planning, market research, fundraising, and networking. We also encourage professional development through interactions with field experts: UCLA Extension instructors, AMA members, and marketing community leaders through educational and social activities.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT

IMPACT THE LOCAL COMMUNITY BY PARTNERING WITH VARIOUS CHARITIES AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO BRING POSITIVE CHANGE THROUGH VOLUNTEERING AT EVENTS AND PROVIDING PRO BONO MARKETING SERVICES

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

DEVELOP NECESSARY PROFESSIONAL AND MARKETING SKILLS BY HOSTING WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS. CONDUCT MARKET RESEARCH AND OTHER MARKETING PROJECTS FOR LOCAL COMPANIES AND PROFESSIONALS TO GAIN REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE

FUNDRAISING AND MEMBERSHIP

CREATE A HIGHLY ENGAGED BASE OF EXISTING MEMBERS BY FOCUSING ON PROFESSIONAL GROWTH AND NETWORKING. RAISE FUNDS FOR AMA UCLAX CHAPTER'S OPERATIONS THROUGH EVENTS WITH GUEST SPEAKERS AND VARIOUS WORKSHOPS

BENEFITS OF JOINING US

NETWORKING

Discover immense opportunities to network with passionate and experienced marketing professionals and dynamic entrepreneurs.

LEARNING

Take your learning to the next level and beyond the classroom activities. Exchange ideas to identify your strengths and weaknesses.

APPLYING

Take advantage of the platform to deep dive into the basics of marketing, research and other business aspects. Use that experience to boost your CV.

GIVING

Support the community through collaboration with various initiatives and nonprofits, participate in charity events and fundraising.

GROWING

Secure your future by expanding contacts and growing connections in unimaginable ways. Activities and events covered!

LEARN ABOUT OUR EDUCATIONAL AND NETWORKING EVENTS

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT

I knew that coming to America with the idea of getting a job and then get hired was nothing new. What is new is to add value to your resume as a student, by doing more than what is expected of a student. This has been a great experience to work with people and for people.

Benjamin Guzman

Co-President

What a great experience so far !

Salem M. Adouni

VP Professional Activities

WE ARE SOCIAL

7 Insider Tips and Words of Wisdom from the #LifeinSMM Panel Night

The #LifeinSMM panel was an eye-opening experience, it had blood and guts, cargo shorts, whiskey tastings and late-night trips to the bathroom. All just topics of discussion of course but interesting none the less. The panel of experts gave the audience of aspiring marketers a look at what it’s like to work in social media …

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12 Game Changing Tips for LinkedIn and Resume Building Strategies

As one of my favorite professors mentioned in class one day – it has never been harder to get employed in the US than now. One could think that LinkedIn and online applications should automate and thus facilitate the process, and they do – but only for the employers. Those on the opposite side of …

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