Students studying marketing at Carthage have many opportunities to enrich their education.
You don’t even have to leave campus to practice your business skills. Velocity Consulting is the only 100 percent student-run, full-service consulting agency in the country. Students build strong portfolios while providing marketing, branding, graphic design, web development, accounting, finance, and editing services for area businesses and nonprofits. Past clients have included Johnson Outdoors, Snap-on Inc., Kenosha County, and the Urban League of Racine.
Located in the heart of the Chicago-Milwaukee business corridor, you will have plenty of options for internships and jobs. Companies located near Carthage include Abbott Laboratories, Allstate Insurance Company, Briggs & Stratton Corp., Case Corp., GE Healthcare, Harley-Davidson USA, In-Sink-Erator, Jockey International, Lands’ End, Miller Brewing Co., Oscar Mayer Foods Corp, Ruud Lighting, Rust-Oleum, S. C. Johnson, Sears, Roebuck and Co., Snap-On Inc., Twin Disc Inc., and Walgreen Co.
Recently, our students have landed internships with Jockey International Inc., Caterpillar, United Way of Racine County, Six Flags Great America, Joliet Slammers Professional Baseball, Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Public Chicago Hotel, and Pritzker Military Museum and Library.
Meet executives and see first-hand how global businesses operate. Business professors have led study tours to China, England, Ireland, and Sweden during J-Term. In J-Term 2016, Professors Cassie Lau and Michael Phegley led students to Hong Kong. In J-Term 2017, Professor J.J. Shields led students to Sweden.
During our annual scholarship program, learn about the various business degrees and potential career opportunities directly from our professors, and compete for one full-tuition and two $20,000 per year business scholarships.