2013-2014 Next Generation Leaders Program - Sponsor Companies

Marketing EDGE

The NextGen program affords students the opportunity to rotate through two to three companies ranging from agencies, brands, industry service providers and more.  Marketing EDGE conducts all initial screening of candidates and arranges for sponsor companies to interview top finalists. Associates who are recruited will work a four to six month rotation at each of the sponsor companies over the course of one year.   Here are the 2012/2013 NextGen Sponsor Companies:

  Gerber Life  is an affiliate of the Gerber Products Company (the baby food people), and a subsidiary of Nestlé. Since 1967, Gerber Life Insurance Company has provided quality life insurance, especially for young families on a limited budget. Today Gerber Life is licensed to provide life insurance throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Gerber Life has more than $37 billion of life insurance in force, and helps provide financial security to over 3 million policies.
Paradysz   With its direct and digital businesses, Paradysz’s  core capabilities are in understanding, targeting, acquiring, cultivating and optimizing customers for its clients. Deeply experienced in multiple media channels, including mail, search, print, display and email, coupled with its strategy and creative capabilities, the company takes full advantage of a range of proprietary analytical solutions, business intelligence and media research tools. With a client list that’s a Who’s-Who of premier commercial and nonprofit organizations, the Paradysz organization has continued to grow its reputation as one of the industry’s critical thinkers and leaders.

Epsilon  brings a unique blend of expert consulting, marketing data, technology and agency services together to create authentic customer experiences that enable their clients to build stronger connections with their clients. Epsilon operates in North America, EMEA and APAC, and employs over 3,000 associates worldwide and works with over 2,000 global clients, including 26 of the Fortune 100, who trust Epsilon with their essential marketing services. Forrester Research ranks Epsilon as a top Database Marketing Services Provider, Epsilon is an Alliance Data Company (NYSE: ADS)

  Return Path is the worldwide leader in email intelligence. Their industry-leading email intelligence solutions utilize the world’s most comprehensive set of data to maximize the performance and accountability of email, build trust across the entire email ecosystem and protect users from spam and other abuse. Return Path helps businesses build better relationships with their customers and improve their email ROI; and they help Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and other mailbox providers enhance network performance and drive customer retention.