Mentor Program

Internship & Mentoring Program

Investing the Future

Upsize Marketing Strategies partners with collegiate academic programs to provide work and career experience and mentorship. Through our internship and mentorship program, Upsize invests in the future of our profession.  We understand the importance of providing real-world experience through hands-on, experiential learning.  Through our internship and mentoring program, Upsize is building a workforce pipeline.

A mentoring program is a way for organizations to give employees the opportunity to be a mentor or receive mentorship from a senior leader. The goal is to match students and young professionals with more experienced leaders.

Upsize Marketing Strategies' Partnership with University of Southern Mississippi

Upsize Marketing Strategies is currently partnering with the University of Southern Mississippi’s Master’s degree program in economic development. UMS is looking for an economic development research intern, who has taken or is currently taking courses in economic development research: ED 722-Economic Development Data Analytics and Theory and ED 789-Community DataAnalytics.

The successful candidate is proficient in using Microsoft Office or Google Documents, Google Sheets, and Google Slides applications and is familiar with Zoom. The candidate must be self-motivated and can complete assignments by the deadline with minimal supervision. The position is unpaid and requires up to five hours of remote work weekly for six months starting in the Fall 2022 semester. Hours are flexible as long as the intern can complete assignments by deadline. The intern will gain hands-on experience in economic development and strategic planning projects and learn the following:

The position may lead to a paid part-time position.  Applicants will be interviewed by Zoom. The mentorship will continue past the students’ completion of their master’s program at the discretion of the student and mentor.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and a list of courses that he/she/they has taken or is currently taking to Christine Wong Rambo, CEcD at

Upsize Marketing Strategies is an equal-opportunity employer.  We highly encourage women and minority students to apply for this internship and mentoring opportunity.