As part of its goal to increase the value proposition to members, AMA has launched a series of Certificate Programs designed just for student members of the AMA. Certificates prepare students for life beyond college, and make you more marketable to employers. The certificate programs are free of charge to dues-paying AMA student members (full time undergraduate and full time graduate, not currently employed full time). They are not available to professional or academic members or non-members of the AMA.
Note: These are not certification programs or applicable for college credit. They are meant to supplement student education and make AMA students more marketable in their post-collegiate job search.
Upon notification of completion, the AMA will email students a PDF certificate of completion and encourages students to list their achievement on their resume.
Career Development Certificate for AMA Collegiate Members
We know that searching for that perfect internship or post-graduation job can be challenging and stressful. It is known that networking and career development are critical components for not only landing that dream job, but also for long-term career success. AMA offers the AMA Career Development Certificate to help students develop the skills and knowledge to market themselves in the best light.
The purpose of this Certificate is to:
Refine and develop your networking skills
Develop your online presence and appropriate use of social media in the job search
Provide knowledge in areas of career development such as resume writing, interviewing, job search and interships, and gain a competitive advantage in your job search
Visit the AMA Career Development Certificate program landing page to get started!
Marketing Research Certificate for AMA Collegiate Members
The Marketing Research Certificate Program is not designed to make everyone research experts. Rather, we expose Collegiate AMA Members to a variety of research topics as a means of proving students with an understanding of what a career in marketing research entails, basic knowledge about sound research practices and insight into key research analytics and software programs like SPSS and Survey Monkey. This certificate program is only available to current AMA student members (full time undergraduate and full time graduate, not currently employed full time). Note: this program is not available to those that are not full time students.
Visit the AMA Marketing Research Certificate Program page to get started!
Introduction to Sales Career and Selling Process Certificate for AMA Collegiate Members
This AMA certificate program introduces AMA student members (full time undergraduate and full time graduate, not currently employed full time) to career opportunities in sales and the selling process. The Introduction to Sales Career and Selling Process Certificate has a series of videos across four Modules. Topics include an introduction to a sales career and the selling process, and includes real World career information from three reknown companies.
Visit the AMA Introduction to Sales Career and Selling Process Certificate Program page to get started!
AMA Collegiate Role-Playing and Relationship Selling Certificate
The AMA International Collegiate Conference is a great professional development opportunity for AMA collegiate members. There is no charge for this program, as it is included in your paid International Collegiate Conference registration. Program registration is required to participate!
This on-site component of the AMA Sales Career Certificate Program offers students the opportunity to hear from a panel of sales professionals and attend breakout sessions. Lunch will be provided for confirmed participants of the program, during an informative Sales Panel discussion about careers in the Sales industry.
Online Registration for the 2017 program will open January 4, 2017, NOON Central Time
Visit the AMA Collegiate Role-Playing and Relationship Selling Certificate page for information
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