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Semester Snapshot - Fall 2012

Center for Professional Selling

Fall 2012

Very Active Semester

  • On-Campus Interviews
    • 112 interviews
    • 9 Companies: 3M, ADP, CA Technologies, Concentra, McLane, Occidental Chemical, Oracle, Steelcase
  • 6 Sales Competitions
    • 84 competitors
    • 12+ student coaches
    • 62 hours of faculty coaching
  • 17 Professional Development Events
    • 3 First Wednesday (executive speakers)
    • 2 Workshops (Branding, Internships)
    • 2 Career Fairs
    • 7 Lunches with Executives
    • 3 Dinners with Executives
    • 19 hours of "scheduled" professional development
      • Student participation in Corporate Relations visits not measured
    • 1620 participants
  • 37 majors (average GPA: 3.3)
    • 7 applicants on 10/1 (3.25 GPA)
    • 8 applicants on 12/1 (3.41 GPA)

Very Positive Results

  • December 2012 graduates
    • 3.24 GPA (average)
    • 2.2 job offers (average)
    • Compensation offered $60,000 (average)
      • Bryan Baker - 3M (Stationary/Office Supplies)
      • Warren Burt - VMware
      • Madeline Giering - 3M (Automotive OEM)
      • Taylor Huske - McAfee
      • Joanna Murrieta - 3M (Automotive Aftermarkets)
    • Offers also received from Oracle as well as from financial and grocery industries
  • Sales Competition Results
    • International Collegiate Sales Competition - Florida State University
      • Top 8 Finish: Joanna Murrieta (69 competitors)
      • Taylor Huske - 3rd Place Finish, NetSuite Challenge
    • National Team Selling Competition - Indiana University
      • 3rd Place Team Finish (21 teams)
    • Baylor Business Sell-Off (50 competitors)
      • 1. Joanna Murrieta
      • 2. Joseph Chen
      • 3. (T) Alex Dixon
      • 3. (T) Pres McKissack
      • 4. Eric Prevatte
    • Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up - University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
      • #9 Finish: Bryan Baker (48 competitors)
    • Russ Berrie Institute National Sales Challenge - William Paterson University
      • #3 Finish: Madeline Giering (60 competitors)
    • World Collegiate Sales Open - Northern Illinois University
      • 1 student in top 10
      • Top 20 Finish (finals in February): Simeon Brown, Tyler Kopas, Olivia Offringa
      • Top 30 Finish: James Oltman, Joseph Chen

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