Interview Tips and Tricks: What You Need to Know

By Nikki Schroeder You’ve made it: your resume sparked your dream company’s interest and your skills are propelling you into the professional world—congratulations! You landed an interview! Need some assistance to ace the interview? Here are some interview tips and tricks to help prepare.   Always Start with Research Who are you interviewing with? Get... Continue Reading →

Design Thinking Workshop

Have you ever had the chance to pitch one of your ideas to a company's CEO? Technically that's what Ad club did on Tuesday October 9th. Grand Valley's Design thinking workshop came in with a specific goal in mind: to help our members creatively solve problems. It was a fun learning experience that explored a... Continue Reading →

Career Compass 2018

Six advertising professionals joined us on Thursday to talk about their jobs in the world of advertising. It turned out to be more than that. It blossomed into a fertile talk of experiences dealing with career switch ups to epic journeys. If you missed it, then there's always next year...…… After students socialized and consumed... Continue Reading →

Graduate Panel 2018

Are you prepared to graduate? This is the question you should be asking yourself as your degree looms closer over your head every single day. What field of advertising will you go into? How will you acquire that first job? What should I be doing to prepare? These are all questions that were answered at... Continue Reading →

The Top 5 Must Read Advertising Books

By Tomas Crawford The advertising industry has been around for over a century and the future looks promising. Ads surround us every day from the moment we wake up to the second we go to sleep. With so much information available and stories to tell, the books about advertising are endless. This probes the question... Continue Reading →

The Start of a New Year

On Tuesday Sept 11th we conducted our first Ad Club meeting of the year. Those in attendance were forced to put up with our silly telephone antics and other shenanigans, but everything turned out okay in the end. Ultimately because of the free pizza and free memberships. Most importantly we welcomed everyone to the start... Continue Reading →

Meet Your 2018-2019 E-Board

The valiant men and women who make it happen. From agency tours to holiday parties, they do it all under the awesome liaison of Professor Robin Spring. We are here to connect members to professional, real world opportunities in Grand Rapids and beyond. We will help you transition from the classroom to the real world... Continue Reading →

Speed Mentoring 3.0

By Meg Scott After much success with Speed Mentoring 2.0, we decided to bring it back again at the Grand Rapids Brewing Company on March 28! We enjoyed some drinks and indulged in chips & guacamole while meeting with 15 various professionals in the Grand Rapids area. The perfect amount of attendees showed up, allowing... Continue Reading →

A Fairly Painless Creative Crawl

By Evan LaVigne Creative Crawl 2018 wasn’t the typical agency crawl this year due to the nature of advertising’s busy scheduling. Yet thanks to Fairly Painless, we still had the opportunity to pick the brains of some of Grand Rapids most creative minds. Located in the heart of downtown, Fairly Painless’ second office is a... Continue Reading →

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