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Indiana University Bloomington

Undergraduate Program

Victoria Weir

Mitchell, IN

Major: Marketing
Minor: Nonprofit Management

Overseas study:

  • India (Business in a ‘Flat’ World)
  • Guatemala (Sales for Social Impact)
  • Dominican Republic (Kelley Alternative Break Program)
  • Nicaragua (Kelley Alternative Break Program)

Internships/work experience:

  • LeadDog Marketing Group, Account Management Intern (Summer 2012)
  • Outreach 360, Intern (Summer 2010)
  • Kelley School of Business, Student Coordinator of Admissions (Spring 2010-Spring 2012)

Campus involvement/clubs/community activities:

  • President, Alternative Break Program
  • Marketing and Events Director, 180 Degrees Consulting
  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for L293 (Business Law)
  • Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for M344 (Creativity and Communication)

Career goal: Experiential Marketing

Best IU experience so far: Working with high school students through the Young Women’s Institute, an introductory business program I attended in 2008 where my passion for business first formed.

One thing I want to do before I leave Bloomington/campus: Fourth Street Fridays: Try a different ethnic restaurant of Fourth Street each Friday to experience the rich culture Bloomington boasts (and spend time with friends!).

Greatest life lesson: You get what you ask for—don’t hesitate to reach out to the right people and ask for what you truly want. If you don’t ask, you more than likely will not receive.

Favorite class at IU and why: M344: Creativity and Communication—While I am not ‘artistically’ talented, M344 allowed me to find a way to express myself creatively through Adobe software programs. I discovered how much I enjoy design and was able to apply my skills to aid real-world clients.

Something I’m really passionate about: Alternative Breaks! I have been on 5 alternative break trips working with social issues including Children, Education, and Rural Poverty. What a great way to learn about social issues, meet new friends, travel the world, and create active citizens in the business school and across campus.

Something that would surprise people about me or a fun fact: I grew up on a tree farm in the limestone capital of the world, also home to 3 US astronauts, only 30 minutes south of Bloomington.