After completing internships at Akamai Technologies and LifeWork Search, Ashley Gelin ’17 has a better understanding of the type of career she wants.

Year: Class of 2017
Major: Marketing
Minor: Management information systems
Hometown: Stoughton, MA
Internships: Akamai Technologies, LifeWork Search
Service: America Reads
Leadership: DECA
Honors: Dean’s and Chancellor’s lists

Interest in consumer trends

I majored in marketing because I want to work in the retail industry with a focus on business. I want to understand trends and how consumers think.
After taking Integrated Marketing Communications, I knew I chose the right major. I enjoy developing marketing strategies and conducting market research.
I hope to apply my experiences to assist a company’s branding needs through social media outreach, market research, and digital marketing.

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