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SMS Presents: Mentoring Program Applications 2021

SMS Presents: Mentoring Program Applications 2021

Applications for the Sydney Marketing Society 2021 Mentoring Program are now OPEN!

SMS are looking for determined, self-motivated students to be paired with industry professionals in their field of interest, who will mentor students through their professional development.

If successful in your application, you will form an invaluable one-on-one relationship with the mentor that you are matched with. They will provide you with guidance and advice on any specific career and uni questions you may have. Whether you are still deciding on a career path, or trying to increase your chances of a successful application for a particular role - you will receive tailored insights from your mentor that are most helpful to you. Gain interpersonal skills, an understanding of the corporate world and knowledge relevant to your professional interests through a genuine and personalised mentor-mentee relationship.

The mentors involved in this program come from a variety of marketing sectors such as FMCG, Media, Digital, Strategy, Research, and Technology, and represent companies like Deloitte, Nestlé, Dior, KPMG, Google, Coca-Cola, L’Oreal, Accenture and MORE to be announced! Do not miss this opportunity to form genuine and long-lasting connections with experienced industry professionals who will help foster your career development.

Applications open on the 15th of July at 9am, and close on the 14th of August, at 11:59pm. Late applications will not be accepted.

PROGRAM DATES:
➤ 24th August, 6-8pm: Launch Event
➤ 5th October, 6-8pm: Catchup Event
➤ 9th November, 6-8pm: Closing Event

This program is open to ALL students at The University of Sydney – you just need to have a genuine interest in marketing! Successful applicants will be emailed in the week following the application closing date.

Students who are accepted into the program will be required to pay a $10 administration fee for participation.

SMS x EconSoc Panel Event: The Future of Healthcare - Catalysing Change through Crisis

SMS x EconSoc Panel Event: The Future of Healthcare - Catalysing Change through Crisis

Are virtual healthcare appointments the new normal? What are the broader implications of COVID-19 on the healthcare sector, businesses and their marketing strategies?

On the 8th of September, SMS will be partnering with EconSoc to explore the broader implications of COVID-19 on the healthcare sector, businesses and their marketing strategies, as well as provide you with an opportunity to network with our panelists from Deloitte and FiftyFive5! These experienced industry professionals will shed light on how this once-in-a-century health crisis has impacted Australia’s economy and businesses that operate in healthcare.

After the panel, we invite you to stay online to network with our featured panellists and other students! This is the perfect opportunity to connect with like-minded peers and learn from the best in the business.

SMS x Deloitte Present: Case Competition - Enterprise Tech

SMS x Deloitte Present: Case Competition - Enterprise Tech

Want to try your hand at a Case Competition AND potentially score a Vacationer position at Deloitte?
Here’s your chance, with SMS x Deloitte Present: Case Competition - Enterprise Tech! You’ll have the chance to design a strategy that optimises the operations for a fictional business around enterprise tech, all with the help of Deloitte!

If successful, you will secure a one-on-one coffee chat with a Deloitte Partner, and could move one step closer to securing an exciting Summer Vacationer role at Deloitte!

You’ll work in teams of up to 4 to develop a strategy for a case around enterprise technology, which can involve streamlining workflows, improving communication, and providing access to data for a fictional business.

First Submission:
- Prepare a 5 minute presentation with a slide deck and voiceover to answer the case questions. 8 teams will be selected to move onto the Semi-Finals.

Semi-Finals:
- Semi-Finals will be held in person at the Business School, with judges from Deloitte in attendance. Teams will prepare a 10 minute presentation with a 5 minute Q&A for our judges, who will give their feedback and select 4 teams to proceed to Finals.

Finals:
- Finals will be held at Deloitte’s Head Office in the Sydney CBD, and will be judged by a Deloitte Partner. Teams will prepare a 10 minute presentation and a 5 minute Q&A, with the winning team to be selected by Deloitte.

Team information:
- Teams must have 3-4 members
- One form submission per team

Meet new people, hone your critical-thinking skills and creativity, and get the chance to interact with industry professionals from Deloitte!