A Vital Resource for Students

Kilts StudentsMarketing is the third most popular career choice at Booth, and our alumni pursue careers as CEOs, CMOs, management consultants, general managers, product managers, and entrepreneurs. From mentoring and fellowships to scholarships and student groups, the Kilts Center equips Booth students with the necessary skills to succeed at any job, in any industry, throughout their careers.


The Why Behind the What

Google and The Chicago Approach

Before coming to Booth, Andrew Schwartz, MBA ’18, MPCS ’18, developed a curiosity for the big strategic questions around product management. At Booth, he took marketing courses such as Marketing Strategy that fundamentally changed his approach to problem-solving. Now, he’s using The Chicago Approach to marketing as a product manager at Google.

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A Platform for Success

The Kilts Center is committed to helping Booth attract future marketing leaders and supporting students throughout their MBA or PhD experience.

By the Numbers

Creating Community Through Student Groups

Outside of the Classroom

With more than 100 student groups focusing on marketing, analytics, consulting, and even wine, Booth has a student group for everyone. Student groups play an important role in providing students with a network they can leverage to achieve their goals.

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Upcoming Events

Events That Enhance Careers

At the Kilts Center, we host a number of marketing events to enhance the careers of students, alumni, and faculty. Events such as Marketing Day Forum and the Tech Product Management Workshop allow students to immerse themselves in Booth’s diverse global community, create new connections, and gain new knowledge.

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Catherine Littell

Revving up Startups

The University of Chicago is home to top-ranked startup accelerator programs, such as the Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge (NVC) and the John Edwardson, ’72, Social New Venture Challenge (SNVC). The Kilts Center offers NVC and SNVC teams exclusive access to Catherine Littell, ’08, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Kilts Center. Littell works with teams to tackle questions related to topics such as marketing strategy, customer acquisition, and channel strategy.

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