Roush Internship Puts Amber Myers, '13, on Fast Track

Amber Myers

Amber Myers, '13, an economics and management major with concentrations in the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management and Law, Justice, and Society program, reflects on her experience as a legal and marketing intern in one of the most innovative and driven work environments she has ever experienced.

Dobbins, '12, Picked for Challenge Detroit Program

Caroline Dobbins makes a point while presenting a business plan with students from the Gerstacker Institute and Ecole superieur de Vente (SDV) during the Elkin Isaac Student Research Symposium in April.Albion College graduate Caroline Dobbins says her experience with Caster Concepts, her family's business in Albion, gives her an understanding of how a vibrant Detroit will change the state of Michigan. Her vision of a renewed, thriving and exciting Motor City helped her become one of 30 winners in the Challenge Detroit competition.

Dobbins, who graduated May 5 with an economics and management major and concentration in the Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management, will work for hiredMYway.com for the next year while sharing positive attributes about Detroit through social media, live presentations and contacts with mainstream media.

Gerstacker Students, French School Collaborate on Business Plans

Caroline Dobbins makes her part of the presentation during the Elkin Isaac Student Research Symposium. D. Trumpie photo.
Caroline Dobbins makes her part of the presentation during the Elkin Isaac Student Research Symposium.
(D. Trumpie photo)

What better way to prepare American students for the globalized marketplace than to work with students from other countries to develop a business plan? Caroline Dobbins, '12, was one of eight students in Albion College's Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management who had the chance to do that through a partnership between the institute and École supérieure de Vente (SDV), an international business school sponsored by the Versailles, France, Chamber of Commerce.

Woodrow, '10, Finds Her Niche in Social Media

Less than two years after graduating from Albion, Mallory Woodrow, '10, is establishing herself as a social media expert for business.

The director of social media at Netvantage, a search engine marketing firm in East Lansing, saw her Jan. 25 blog post on Social Media Examiner, a popular online resource for businesses, generate nearly 4,000 shares through various social media platforms. Woodrow's post offered nine detailed tips for successfully integrating social media onto business Web sites.

Woodrow has also contributed to Entrepreneur magazine and is quoted in The New Media Driver's License: Using Social Media for More Productive Business and Marketing Communications, a recently published book by Racom Communications that is being used as a text in college classes.

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