Melissa Karson is a second year full-time MBA candidate at USC Marshall. She serves as VP of Marketing and Communications for the Business of Entertainment Association. Over the summer, Melissa interned at Mattel on the Barbie Team in Brand Management. She will return to Mattel for a full-time role after graduation. Prior to business school, she worked in market research across a variety of Fortune 500 clients and industries. Melissa received a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from the University of California San Diego.