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Volunteer Spotlight: Mariam Amirikian

May 17, 2024 9:00AM

Everything that sbf111胜博发 Minnesota offers would not be possible without the amazing work of our volunteers. Often their work is done behind the scenes. To thank our volunteers and bring their efforts to light, we regularly showcase them in a Volunteer Spotlight.

Meet Mariam Amirikian​!

sbf胜博发登录 Volunteer Committee: Collegiate 

Volunteer Since: April 2023

Job title: Currently job searching, but I am planning to do my MBA at Carlson this upcoming September – MBA Candidate 2026

1. Why did you decide to become a volunteer with sbf胜博发登录?

While I was a Master of Marketing student at the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, I learned about the American Marketing Association through a few of my marketing professors. I volunteered as a judge for the Collegiate Case Competition and thoroughly enjoyed my experience and interacting with other sbf111胜博发 members and volunteers. I decided to join as a volunteer member of the Collegiate Chapter because I wanted to contribute to the marketing community, share my knowledge, and learn from others in the field. Plus, it is a very fun and exciting annual event!

2. What do you enjoy most about being a volunteer on your committee?

As a member for the Collegiate Chapter, I actively recruit universities and colleges to participate in sbf111胜博发 involvement, fostering collaboration and knowledge-sharing, and embracing diverse voices and perspectives within the collegiate community. It is inspiring to see enthusiastic and passionate young marketers who will shape the industry’s future.

3. Why is being a volunteer with sbf胜博发登录 important to you?

Being a volunteer with sbf胜博发登录 allows me to give back to the marketing community, stay connected with industry trends, and foster meaningful relationships with fellow marketers.

4. What’s the one thing you wish others knew about volunteering with sbf胜博发登录? What makes it unique?

Volunteering with sbf胜博发登录 offers invaluable networking opportunities, professional development resources, and a supportive community of like-minded individuals passionate about marketing.

5. What is some of the best advice you've received in your career?

The best advice I have received is to never stop learning and to always be open to new experiences and opportunities for growth.

6. Besides volunteering, what do you enjoy doing in your free time?

In my free time, I enjoy exploring the outdoors, traveling, gaming, and trying out new recipes in the kitchen.

Interested in being a volunteer? Check out our volunteer opportunities here!