professional development

FOX Sports University Gives College Students Immersive Experience in Sports Marketing


In spring 2015, FOX Sports partnered with Seton Hall University for the FOX Sports University program, a unique initiative that gives college students the chance to gain hands-on experience in the sports industry. The program pairs teams of students with FOX Sports executives to work on a real-world challenge facing the business.

Students in Seton Hall's Stillman School of Business were tasked with creating marketing materials as part of the Big East Conference's "Big East Way" campaign.

Create Your Own Professional Development Road Map

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Lorna Donatone
CEO of Sodexo Schools Worldwide and President of Sodexo North America

We all arrive in the workplace with our own unique set of skills and strengths. To develop your career, you have to develop those skillsets and add new ones. But because each person’s background is different, there’s no single path for professional development that’s right for everyone. What you need to focus on to get to the next level in your career may not be the same thing your colleague needs. You have to develop a unique strategy that’s right for you.

"Influencing Customer Behaviour" - Easier Said Than Done?

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LONDON, January 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Influencing customer behaviour through an integrated marketing and sustainability strategy is the next big challenge for big brands wanting to create that bigger positive change. 

Because of this, Ethical Corporation are hosting a complimentary webinar (Tuesday 2nd February at 10am GMT) where Kellogg’s will share how they’re achieving positive results and discuss the latest best practice when it comes to customer behaviour change.

Top 2016 Sustainability Conferences in the US

by Shannon Houde

No matter how you spin it, professional development and in-person networking are paramount to making a successful career move in the sustainability and impact space. Conferences can be great opportunities for developing new relationships and broadening business networks, plus they can be fun ways to get new ideas.  But, as you probably know, there are so many to choose from and attendance comes with a hefty price tag. Therefore, it is important to prioritize events that offer something that specifically interests you. 

How to Create Board-level Volunteering Opportunities


There is a lot of wall painting and tree planting going on in employer supported volunteering. This is good for team building, for immediate (and visual!) impact. It is not so good if a lasting effect, or dare we say sustainability, is the aim. Plus, there are only so many walls to paint and so many trees to plant. We hear time and again from charities desperately trying to divert corporate partners from their interest in this type of one-off activity when what they’re really crying out for is more skills-based volunteering.

The CSR Scoop - 9/11/2015


This week’s Scoop is inspired by the back-to-school buzz in the air!  We explore new models of purpose based learning, building systems and skill sets for change, and the way skills-based volunteering taps into the core motivations of corporate employees.  All of our authors this week articulate the need for significant change in our current way of doing business - whether it’s in academia, business or the social sector.  Our pencils are sharpened, our notebooks are fresh and we’re ready to dive in!

Amgen Teach: Supporting Science Educators Across Europe

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Amgen Teach deepens student interest and achievement in science by strengthening the ability of teachers to use enquiry-based teaching strategies in the classroom. Through support from the Amgen Foundation, Amgen Teach provides professional development opportunities for life science teachers in ten countries across Europe through training workshops and distance learning events.

Nine Reasons to Go Back to School: Introducing BSR University


We all felt it on the final day of our family vacation last week in the Pacific Northwest—that first unmistakable tinge of fall in the air, despite the warm weather. Coupled with angst-ridden discussions among the kids about potential teacher assignments, reality set in: It’s back-to-school time.  

A Closer Look at the Amgen Scholars of 2015


Admission into the Amgen Scholars Program has become increasingly competitive, attracting talented undergraduates from all over the globe. Now in its ninth year, the Program continues to grow in its visibility and prestige.  


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