Kelsey Schmitt

Team: Marketing Representatives
From: Coralville, IA
Major: Marketing

Kelsey Schmitt

Favorite M+D project and why?

The True@TheU campaign! True@TheU started as a concept and has eventually turned into a campaign advocating for mental health awareness. This campaign is planning on spreading to other Universities besides the University of Iowa and addresses a subject many of us are afraid to talk about! Because I'm getting a certificate in Public Health, I thoroughly enjoyed applying tactics I learned in my classes and making a difference in students' lives on campus. The campaign is planning to launch in Fall 2016 and I'm excited to see everything come together!

Interests

Photography, spending time with friends, Netflix binge watching, boating, baking and reading.

Why I chose my degree

I love the creativity behind marketing and how it is always evolving! There are so many exciting jobs within Marketing: design, analytics, retail, advertisement, management.

My top strengths

Friendly, Cooperative, Dedicated, Organized, Outgoing.

What I've learned from my experience at M+D

There is a long list of everything I have learned during my time at M+D, and it keeps getting longer! Some of the best things I've learned at M+D is to never be afraid to share your opinions, hard work pays off and organization is key.

Plans after graduation

Start working for a company that establishes public health awareness and allows me to travel across the globe!

Favorite quote

"Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."

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