Welcome to the MII Graduate Hub, the new go-to place for Marketing Graduates.

Are you a recent graduate looking to build your career, profile and network? Here you’ll find content, articles and practical guides on how to write your CV, improve your LinkedIn profile, network effectively and more.

We’ll also let you know about upcoming events and training programmes specifically designed for Marketing grads.

We’ve lots of exciting plans in the works for grads so make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to hear the latest!

To get started, sign up for our monthly Graduate Newsletter here.

Qualified Marketer Exam

November 14th

Do you hold a degree or postgraduate qualification in Marketing or Business? If so, you may be eligible for the Qualified Marketer Exam.

Qualified Marketer Exam takes place online via Google Classroom on Saturday November 14th .

The format for the day will be as follows:

  • 10am– Case Study released online
  • 1pm– Case Study Questions released online
  • 3.30pm – Submission of Case Study Answers

To find out more about QME and how to sit the exam, click here.

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Graduate Career Opportunities

Please see below list of Graduate Career Opportunities which are currently open and accepting applications. Don’t forget to mention The Marketing Institute of Ireland on your application form !

Competition: Honorary MII Grad Hub Content Editor

In MII we’ve put our best minds together to come up with new content and initiatives for our Marketing Grads. But who knows best what grads want than grads themselves?

So we want to give one Marketing Graduate or final year student a chance to have an input into what content to include in our website’s Graduate Hub.

Do you enjoy reading and writing? Are you on top of what’s happening on social media? Get involved by becoming our Grad Hub Content Editor! One for All Gift Card up for grabs, for the chosen winner.

What you would be doing:

  • On a fortnightly basis, we’d give you the opportunity to submit content ideas to our team, help us brainstorm our next Grad initiative, share articles you like, and even write the odd piece yourself, if that’s your thing!
  • You will also be featured in our Insider newsletter, a great way to get your name out there and stand out in front of senior marketers and employers!

 

If you’d like to get involved, submit a short piece of your writing by email to aoifem@mii.ie.

Closing date is Friday October 16th.

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MII's Graduate Event - Getting your CV in front of Decision Makers

As a final year student or recent graduate, you’re excited for your future, but uncertain of what lies ahead. We want to make the transition from Grad to Employee as easy as possible for you by bringing you a series of webinars that show you the skills and preparation you need to land yourself your dream job!

On October 7th, we held our first Graduate Only Webinar with Rory BrennanSelector & Recruiter at Marketing Career Recruitment and Melissa Dunne MII Grad 2019 & MSc Digital Marketing & Analytics 2020 Scholarship Recipient.

Watch Recording Here

MSc Digital Marketing & Analytics Scholarship Recipient ...

Melissa Dunne MII Grad

As part of our MII Graduate Communications, we chatted with Melissa Dunne, MII Grad 2019 and also recipient of MSc Digital Marketing & Analytics 2020 Scholarship.

Melissa currently works as Marketing and Communications Executive for Repak and chose to apply for MSc in Digital Marketing & Analytics as she has a passion for Digital Marketing.

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PgDip in Management & Marketing Scholarship Recipient...

David Morrissey

David Morrissey, who is recipient of PgDip in Management & Marketing 2020 Scholarship, talks about what the scholarship means to him.

David is the Community Officer for St.Patrick’s Athletic FC and hopes to share all his insights from the sporting industry with his fellow classmates on the course.

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MSc Digital Marketing & Analytics Scholarship Recipient ...

Barbara Dunne

Barbara Dunne is the Digital Marketing Manager as Irish Owned shoe website PurpleTag.ie and the second recipient of the MII MSc Digital Marketing & Analytics Scholarships.

Barbara is completing the MSc after enrolling in the May 2020 Executive Diploma in Strategic Digital Marketing, which proved to be hugely rewarding to her.

 

 

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Marketing Career Maze -The Interview

with Rory Brennan

Written in 2013 for IMJ, this article is still very relevant today, especially in the midst of Covid-19. Rory says “Mapping your marketing career from college and doing everything in your power to get fast tracked into large progressive marketing talent hubs is the best way to improve your odds of winning the roles you desire throughout your marketing career”. In this  article, Rory discusses what employers and businesses look at most during the interview process.

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Recommended Free Online Courses

Here are some online courses we recommend you do to up-skill yourself and make your CV stand out:

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Careers wont pick up where they left off

by Colin Lewis

Colin Lewis, CMO of OpenJaw Technologies and MII Fellow, says marketers will need to rethink your skill sets and challenge your own behaviours, due to Covid-19.

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YouTube Videos - What not to do in an Interview....

Here are a selection of YouTube Videos of what not to do in an Interview

  1. Worst Job Interview Ever
  2. Job Interview Gone Wrong | What Not To Do
  3. Worst Job Interview
  4. A Millennial Job Interview
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The MII Jobs Board

Looking for a new opportunity? Make sure to check our jobs page for marketing jobs from our network.

Go to jobs

Our selection of graduate content from around the web:

Just graduated? Here’s how to start looking for a job, FastCompany

How to get a graduate job, Save the Student

Graduate checklist : What to look out for in your job search, Siliconrepublic