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Product Managers

Tips for Entry

A part-time job or internship in the product management department of a company is a great way to gain experience while making valuable connections. Ask your school's career services office for help with finding employment and internship opportunities.

Get insights into the field through videos of product managers talking about their careers. For example, watch "What Does a Product Manager Do,", and "Things Nobody Told Me About Being A Product Manager,"

Join a professional association such as the Product Development and Management Association and the American Marketing Association, among others, for access to education, training, and networking opportunities. Many associations offer various levels of membership, including student memberships. 

Read blogs by product management professionals to keep up with news and trends in the field. Find a list of product management blogs at this Web site,

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