Welcome to the CPG / Retail Community!

This is a community for CPG/Retail careers, and brings together news, resources and events from the CDO, Clubs, and MIT Sloan community.

Retail
MIT Sloan attracts a number of retail companies, especially those that leverage technology as a core function of their business model. Three of the most popular beginning career paths for business students in retail are product management, brand management and marketing analytics.  Companies hiring for these roles typically seek graduates with strong communication, quantitative, analytical, and relationship-building skills.

Sample companies that have recruited at MIT Sloan for retail roles:
Amazon, Nike, Stitchfix, Wayfair, Barkley

Consumer Package Goods (CPG)
CPG is a popular option for students focused in marketing.  Graduates may start as Assistant or Associate Brand Managers, Product or Marketing Managers.

Key companies in this industry are:
J&J, P&G, Unilever, Clorox, Bayer, General Mills/Pillsbury/Kraft/Nabisco, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Mars, Brown-Forman, Seventh Generation, Ocean Spray, Kimberly Clark

MITii Summer Startup Match: For Students Seeking Virtual Summer Opportunities

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MIT Innovation Intiative is pleased to launch Summer Startup Match, a platform that connects MIT students looking for summer internship opportunities with MIT-affiliated startups.
Click here to visit the program website and see opportunities:  Summer Startup Match
 

 

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Smoodi Virtual Coffee Chats – April 27th

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Smoodi Co-founder and CEO, Pascal Kriesche (Harvard MBA 2019) is holding virtual coffee chats April 27th from 11:30am-1:00pm ET. Smoodi is hiring for a Marketing Manager, Sales & BizDev Manager, and Operations Manager; and is also seeking Marketing and Sales …

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Management Consulted’s ‘Companies Hiring Near Me’ List

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In the age of coronavirus, many of us are asking “Are there companies hiring near me?” The good news is that there are recession proof jobs available.

Click to view the list on Management Consulted.

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Will recruiting challenges slow grocery’s digital transformation?

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By Tom Ryan | RetailWire | February 25, 2020

According to McKinsey’s study, “Digital Disruption At The Grocery Store,” recruiting digital talent will be a major hurdle for grocers as consumers increasingly adopt home delivery and omnichannel options such as curbside pickup …

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Redefining The Retail Ecosystem

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By Florian Quarré | Retail IT | February 10, 2020

The way consumers engage with retailers has drastically changed over the last decade, not only because of transient changes in the infrastructure and societal fabric in which we live but also due …

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