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Professional Selling Students and Graduates Celebrate 100% Placement

May 9, 2012

By Curtis Schroeder

Classes have ended on Baylor's campus and summer is near. As students prepare to make the college-to-work transition or seek-out summer internship opportunities, many are still struggling to finalize their plans in the midst of final exams. Students in Baylor's Professional Selling Program, though, have reason to celebrate as all graduating seniors and rising juniors know exactly where they are headed as school lets out for the summer.

Though some students across the nation begin the career search process in May, all graduating seniors in Baylor's Professional Selling Program have accepted full-time positions - most with Fortune 500 companies. Resulting from internship experiences and interview opportunities through the Center for Professional Selling's corporate network, this year's class of seniors received 3.2 job offers each, on average.

In addition to a 100% placement rate among graduates of the Professional Selling program, each of the rising senior ProSales majors have accepted paid sales internships for summer 2012. Many ProSales sophomores have accepted meaningful internship and work opportunities or study-abroad programs over the summer, as well.

"We attract some of Baylor's brightest and most driven students," said Andrea Dixon, executive director of the Center for Professional Selling. "It is no surprise that these students are some of the most sought-after candidates for job and internship opportunities. The Professional Selling program empowers students to take advantage of the many opportunities that have and will continue to come their way."

Baylor ProSales students will join companies such as 3M, AT&T, IBM, Humana, Oracle, Occidental Chemical, ADP, and Henry Schein.

Baylor University's Center for Professional Selling is dedicated to excellence in sales education. Based in the university's Hankamer School of Business, the sales center is recognized as one of the premier information and leadership resources for collegiate students and sales professionals in the nation. For more information about the Center for Professional Selling, please visit http://www.baylor.edu/business/selling/.

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