Speed Mentoring

Way back when on Wednesday November 14th, Grand Valleys Advertising Club hosted our annual Speed Mentoring event. We had 18 amazing professionals come out and talk with our members. What did they talk about? Absolutely anything and everything to do with Advertising. Hosted by Grand Rapids Brewing Co. some would argue that the drinks were... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Advertising Club’s LinkedIn Workshop

By Meg Scott On Tuesday, February 13, GVSU's Advertising Club hosted a LinkedIn Workshop for students of any major looking to gain further knowledge of the professional platform. LinkedIn is a free social networking service great for students to showcase their work, skills, and experience. The platform serves as a network providing endless opportunities for... Continue Reading →

Top 5 2018 Super Bowl Commercials

By Courtney Lang Approximately 111.3 million people watched the 2018 Super Bowl. Of those millions of people, I would not be surprised if a majority of them were more excited to see the commercials than the actual game. Well, at least all of the advertising and public relations professionals were.  Victoria Walenga tweeted, “I only... Continue Reading →

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