Human Development and Family Studies
Section III | Marketing
Nature of the Job
Marketing entails gathering information about the need for and desirability of a product to determine what products will have a favorable public response. Positions within marketing include field interviewers—gather the product information, analysts—design questionnaires and compile answers, and marketing staff—assist product manager in compiling market research information to present to company executives.
Where You Might Work
Marketing information is important not only to the manufacturing industry but to any business or institution selling services to the public including educational institutions and hospitals.
Suggested Areas for Minor/Collateral:
- Public Relations
Suggested Internship Sites for HDFS 4314:
- Marketing departments of businesses or institutions.
Sample Job Descriptions/Ads
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