Internships & Careers

Test your skills with an internship to see if marketing is the right fit for you. The hands-on experience helps build your resume and your network.

Internships

Are you ready to explore a career in marketing?

Our students have jumpstarted their careers at big-name businesses like Hill Holliday, Allen & Gerritsen, the Boston Celtics, Converse Footwear, and The Improper Bostonian, just to name a few. You can explore many areas of marketing, including social media and digital media, market research, sports marketing, sales, public relations, and strategic marketing. Many internships have led to full-time jobs after graduation.

To earn academic credit for your work, undergraduate students register for MKT 520, and graduate students register for MKT 920 before starting internships.

Suffolk students have found successful internships at the following companies:

  • Mullen/Lowe
  • Arnold Worldwide
  • Havas Media
  • Amp Agency
  • Connelly Partners
  • Castle Group
  • HubSpot
  • Cone Communications
  • Collette Phillips
  • Mass General Hospital
  • O’Neill and Associates
  • Kel & Partners
  • Pandemic Labs
  • Agency 451
  • Blue Wave
  • Warren Group
  • Harpoon
  • Boston Beer
  • Big Night Entertainment
  • Puma
  • Harvard University
  • NESN
  • Comcast

For more information about the internship program, including prerequisites, contact:

Jerry Mee, Instructor of Marketing and Marketing Internship Coordinator
617-973-5368
jmee@suffolk.edu

Deveney Melanson, Office Coordinator
617-573-8651
dmelanson@suffolk.edu

Elizabeth Wilson, Chair and Associate Professor of Marketing
617-573-8651
ewilson@suffolk.edu

Careers

Do you want to find success in a rewarding marketing career?

With a marketing degree from the Sawyer Business School, you’ll be ready for an exciting career in areas like market research, product management, global marketing, and brand strategy. Whether you want to work for a research firm, an ad agency, a corporation, or yourself, there's an opportunity waiting for you.

Take a look at some of the most popular career paths:

Market Research

Market researchers study consumer behaviors and help businesses understand what drives people to buy their products. They combine quantitative and qualitative data with their understanding of how markets work to promote products.

Product Management

Students gain broad understanding about marketing management in terms of product and service development and delivery, brand strategy, pricing decisions, sales forecasting, and innovative ways in which to communicate and engage with customers.

Global Marketing

Learn how to assess foreign market attractiveness, formulate market­ing plans for global market entry and expansion, and devise marketing strategies in multiple areas of the world. Experience global marketing first-hand through one of our international travel courses.

Digital Marketing

Digital marketing is where marketing meets the internet and new technology such as wearables, augmented reality, and the internet of things. Career tracks in this field are diverse, constantly evolving, and may include content development, web analytics, and search engine optimization, to name a few.

Advertising

Advertising specialists are involved with many aspects of marketing, from promotion planning to execution. Many of our students have experienced advertising first-hand with internships at agencies like Allen & Gerritsen.

Career Development Center

Our advisors can help you get started on a rewarding career in marketing. Visit us today.