Palatine scholarship recipients awarded advertising internships


Advertising and marketing company Nancy Burgess Strategic Advertising and marketing Inc., faucets first-year college college students Rebecca Ruffalo and Jillian Smith

Submitted by Nancy Burgess

The Chicago-area advertising company, Nancy Burgess Strategic Advertising and marketing Inc., has chosen first-year college college students Rebecca (Becca) Ruffalo of Hoffman Estates and Jillian Smith of Palatine because the company’s inaugural, spring semester advertising interns.

Each girls have been additionally recipients of the Girls in Enterprise Advisory Discussion board (WIBAF) scholarships that have been awarded final yr. Company proprietor Nancy Burgess is a member of the WIBAF, a Palatine Space Chamber of Commerce girls’s networking group.

Burgess stated she met the ladies at a WIBAF occasion final summer season. She initially deliberate on providing only one advertising internship.

“I used to be very impressed with each girls, so I expanded the scope,” stated Burgess, who describes herself as a lifelong learner. “I stay up for sharing my expertise and insights with them, and I am assured I am going to study a lot from them as effectively.”

Ruffalo, a graduate of William Fremd Excessive Faculty, attends the Kelley Faculty of Enterprise at Indiana College in Bloomington. Smith is a Palatine Excessive Faculty alumna and is learning on the Darla Moore Faculty of Enterprise on the College of South Carolina, Columbia. Each girls are targeted on levels in enterprise and keep an curiosity in advertising.


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Within the first month of the internship, the ladies will find out about content material advertising and social media advertising technique.

“I took a category about LinkedIn final semester,” stated Ruffalo. “I am trying ahead to making use of that data at my internship.”

Smith can also be desperate to get began.

“I am trying ahead to writing and designing social media posts within the enterprise world,” she stated.

Nancy Burgess Strategic Advertising and marketing Inc., is an internet advertising company that transforms manufacturers for a digital world by making use of built-in advertising methods. The company makes a speciality of search engine marketing (website positioning), web site design, branding, e-mail automation, and extra for small and mid-size companies. The corporate’s mission is to assist purchasers obtain measurable outcomes for his or her companies.

For info, contact Nancy Burgess at [email protected]; name (847) 224-9727 or go to https://nancyburgess.internet.