Ch 32: MEGA Marketing: Careers in Marketing

About This Chapter

Increase your understanding of marketing career choices, assessments and job search preparation using our video lessons and quizzes. This review can help you answer these types of questions on the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments exam.

MEGA Marketing: Careers in Marketing - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter are designed to enhance your knowledge of or help you learn new facts about marketing career development and options. You will study everything from resume preparation to interviewing methods. Once you have firmly grasped the concepts discussed in these lessons, you should be proficient with the following skills tested by the MEGA Marketing exam:

  • Understanding the education needed for various careers in marketing
  • Listing the types of marketing careers available, including online/social media, traditional and marketing research
  • Discussing careers in public relations
  • Examining types of career assessments and personality career assessments
  • Developing a resume and cover letter
  • Preparing for a job interview
  • Relating how to avoid job interview mistakes

Video lessons are easy to follow and are supported by examples and illustrations that make the learning experience fun and engaging. You can test what you've learned using the self-assessment quizzes found at the end of each lesson.

MEGA Marketing: Careers in Marketing - Chapter Objectives

The Careers in Marketing chapter provides you with the opportunity to review topics relating to educational needs, job search techniques and the types of positions available for those seeking employment in the marketing field. These types of questions are found in the third domain of the MEGA Marketing exam, which covers global marketing and research topics. This domain accounts for 28% of the entire test. The Marketing exam is computer-administered and contains 100 multiple choice questions.

MEGA exams are certification exams used in the state of Missouri to measure the instructional capabilities of pre-K to 12th grade teachers in specific content areas. Registration for MEGA exams is completed online through the MEGA website.

12 Lessons in Chapter 32: MEGA Marketing: Careers in Marketing
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Degree & Career Options in Marketing

1. Degree & Career Options in Marketing

Are you considering a marketing career but are not sure what marketing entails? This lesson offers insight into the type of education available and the career options that exist in marketing.

Types of Social Media & Online Marketing Careers

2. Types of Social Media & Online Marketing Careers

Do you like using social media? Would you like to spend your workday at home in your pajamas? Then a career in social media or online marketing may be a good fit for you. In this lesson, we'll explore some career options.

Marketing Career Opportunities

3. Marketing Career Opportunities

Behind every glossy magazine ad and catchy television commercial jingle, there's a marketer working hard to grab your attention. Learn more about this lucrative career field and the wide range of jobs available.

Overview of Public Relations Careers & Related Skills

4. Overview of Public Relations Careers & Related Skills

In this lesson, we'll define public relations. You'll learn about the roles and responsibilities of four public relations careers as well as the educational requirements, skills, and experience needed to obtain a job in the industry.

Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

5. Career Assessments: Types & Benefits

There are many career choices out there. How do you decide which one is right for you? In this lesson, we'll examine the different types of career assessments and how they can help you choose the best career.

How Can an Interest Career Assessment Help You Choose a Career?

6. How Can an Interest Career Assessment Help You Choose a Career?

How can you find the right career for you? One thing that many people do is to consider their interests and how that can lead to a career. Watch this lesson to find out more about interest inventories and how they can help you find a suitable career.

How Can a Personality Career Assessment Help You Choose A Career?

7. How Can a Personality Career Assessment Help You Choose A Career?

What does your personality have to do with your career? And how can a 19th-century psychiatrist help you pick out your dream occupation? Watch this lesson to find out more about Carl Jung's career types and personality career assessments.

How to Create a Great Resume and Cover Letter

8. How to Create a Great Resume and Cover Letter

The first impression that a company has of you is your resume and cover letter. But how can you make them stand out from the crowd? Watch this lesson for tips on how to create a winning resume and cover letter.

Tailoring the Content of Your Resume for a Job

9. Tailoring the Content of Your Resume for a Job

A job applicant should be knowledgeable of how to tailor the content of their resume for a specific job. A custom, detailed, directed resume offers the best chance of acquiring an interview.

How to Avoid Common Job Application Mistakes

10. How to Avoid Common Job Application Mistakes

Applying for jobs can be a stressful time but knowing the common mistakes that people make during the application process can help lessen the stress. In this lesson, we'll look at common mistakes people make before and during a job interview.

How to Prepare For Your Job Interview

11. How to Prepare For Your Job Interview

The job interview is an important part of the job application process. How can you make sure that you do your best? In this lesson, we'll examine ways to prepare for a job interview, including what to do before, during, and after the interview.

How to Avoid Job Interview Pitfalls

12. How to Avoid Job Interview Pitfalls

The job interview is an important moment for many people. But many people make mistakes that could cost them the job. In this lesson, we'll examine some common interview pitfalls and what you can do to avoid them.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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