Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Marketing Internship

This is a local marketing company in North Dartmouth, MA. If you know of any of your students looking for an internship, we are looking for students with marketing backgrounds.


This position is great for marketing majors, as this position could lead them to a lot of different positions and really give them an opportunity to explore their talents (as well as learn their weaknesses).



Here is the job description, send over anyone who is interested!


Client Services/Junior Account Executive

Looking for an exciting, rewarding, and lucrative career path? Plum Direct Marketing, a fast-growing, fun, and innovative marketing firm, is looking to hire a client services/junior account executive role to help support our top marketing/sales experts. In this role, you’ll support our top sales people to provide direct marketing services to financial advisers and insurance professionals. Your role will include:


•             Documenting new client marketing plans

•             Online research to gather information for senior marketing expert to make client recommendations

•             Process new client marketing campaign orders

•             Communicate with clients and potential clients on behalf of senior marketing expert

•             Schedule client appointments with senior marketing expert

•             Assist in creating marketing materials for clients

•             Answer client questions and concerns

•             Maintain organization of client files for senior marketing expert

•             Learning the skills necessary to make marketing recommendations to clients and take new orders from them


Skills You Must Have


•             Excellent communication and writing skills

•             Detail-orientation

•             Ability to work quickly and efficiently, but accurately

•             Desire to learn and grow professional and financially

•             Sense of urgency

•             Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Email


Bonus Skills


•             InDesign or Other Graphic Design Experience

•             Excellent phone skills – Must LOVE talking with people on the phone and be warm and friendly (Our clients are over the phone only so phone skills are essential)

•             Marketing Copy Writing Experience

•             Direct Marketing Experience

•             Consultative Sales Experience

•             Exceptional customer service skills (must be able to demonstrate the ability to handle clients extremely well)

It is too late to earn credit for Fall 2014 however, it may be possible to use this as a credit internship for Spring 2015 is you will be working at least 135 hours dung Spring 2015.

Interested students should send resumes to: elisabeth@plumdirectmarketing.com

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Marketing Internship at NB Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum (the Old Dartmouth Historical Society)  is a world-renowned museum that brings to life the rich history of the whaling industry and New Bedford. The Museum features the world’s largest whaling ship model; displays of fine and decorative arts; collections of cultural artifacts, rare antiques, scrimshaw and logbooks; and five whale skeletons including the rare blue and northern right.

The mission of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society is to educate and interest all the public in the historic interaction worldwide of humans with whales; in the history of Old Dartmouth and adjacent communities; and in regional maritime activity.

We have more than 90,000 visitors a year, with the majority of visitors coming from Southeastern Massachusetts – though many of our visitors are from all over the country and throughout the world.


I am very interested in a marketing and communications intern to help with the following tasks:

·         Assist in the creation of Marketing Plans for upcoming events and exhibitions

·         Assist in the creation and implementation of a new marketing campaign for the Museum’s Rental division

·         Assist in the creation and implementation of a new Visitor’s Guide for Museum guests

·         Assist in the creation and implementation of a new, digital visitor survey

·         Assist in the drafting of press releases

·         Assist in updating the content on the Whaling Museum’s website and on other websites that promote the Whaling Museum


The intern would learn the following from this experience:

·         Learn how to create and implement a successful marketing plan

·         Learn how to create and provide the best content for online promotions

·         Learn how to best engage an audience to capture pertinent information

·         Learn how to understand your audiences needs in order to provide the best visitor experience

The internship title would be: Marketing and Communication Intern

Skills required: This position is for a Junior or Senior. GPA of 3.0 or higher. Strong writing and editing skills required. Will require writing samples. Marketing, Journalism or Communications majors only.

Hours of work: 16 hours per week would be preferred. Suggested schedule would be Tuesdays and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some evening hours would be helpful during special events.

Start and end dates: The intern could start as soon as possible. End date is based on the student’s availability. End of semester or end of school year would be acceptable.

Primary supervisor and contact information: Stephanie Poyant Moran, Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations.
Interetsed students should send their resume and an email of interest to: spoyantmoran@whalingmuseum.org



Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Accounting Internships

rgfa ACCOUNTANTS (www.ataccountant.com) is looking for interns to join our team.  We are looking for students who are studying accounting, finance and bookkeeping to join our team.  You will be exposed to the following:

·        Preparing individual, corporate and non-profit tax returns, domestically, and internationally. 

·        Analyzing and preparing financial statements (Profit and Loss, Balance Sheets, and Statements of Cash Flow), for S-Corps, C-Corps, LLC’s and LLP’s.

·        You will have exposure to our start up process for new businesses including the development process, DBA, Articles of Incorporation, selection of best tax and legal structures.

·        Representation for clients with cases versus the Internal Revenue Service, and DOR’s (departments of revenue) through all states

·        Selection and development of accounting systems for clients based on their vertical markets.

·        Learning our client advisory process, understanding how to interact with clients and how to provide expert advice.

·        Understanding tax law, and preparing statements and documents in accordance with GAAP.
These mini-internships are unpaid and are located in Plymouth, MA.  Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to Robert Fornaro at: bobf@rgfa.us

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Spring 2015 Accounting/Tax Interns

A local (Westport) CPA firm is recruiting interns for the spring 2014 tax season (Spring semester).  They would like to collect resumes now.  This is a paid internship and great experience.  We (UMD/CCB) have a long standing relationship with this firm and some of our alum are in ownership/management positions there.  They prefer junior accounting majors.  Interested students should send a resume and cover letter to: Michelle Albernaz, CPA Michelle.Albernaz@fernandescharest.com

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Accounting Majors - Network with successful alumni

Charlton College of Business presents a panel of Distinguished UMass Dartmouth Alumni

4 accomplished women who majored in accounting and took different career paths

If you are an accounting major - don't miss this event!

Monday, September 15, 2014

4:00 to 6:00 pm

Charlton College of Business, room 115

Network with successful alumni

Distinguished alumni panelists:

Carol Chace '88

Vice President, Fidelity Investments

Mary Louise Nunes '83

Mary Louise Nunes, CPA, CGMA, MST

Melissa Palmer '93

Partner, PWC

Karyn Vincent, '85

Partner, ACA Performance Services

For more information contact: Joyce Antine 508-999-9190 or jantine@umassd.edu

Junior Achievement Marketing Internship (Unpaid)

Program / Marketing Internship Opportunity


Junior Achievement (JA) is a 501©3 organization that inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy. Founded in 1919, JA now has 122 national affiliates and reaches over four million students throughout the United States. 


Junior Achievement is the only economics education organization that places volunteers from the business community in classrooms to teach students, grades K-12, about staying in school, personal financial responsibility, their roles as responsible consumers, and skills for the world of work. In short, Junior Achievement empowers young people to own their economic success. 


Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts’ service area covers 16 school districts, including 21 cities and towns within Greater New Bedford, Fall River, Wareham, Taunton and Attleboro. Visit our website at www.jasouthernma.org to learn more. 


The Program / Marketing Intern at Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts will walk away with a working knowledge of a non-profit program and its relationship with the community, as well as its day-to-day operations. We take a team approach in our office, and interns will have the opportunity to attend board and committee meetings, learn about various job functions related to running a non-profit organization, and develop skill sets that will be beneficial for future employers. Since we are a non-profit organization, the internships are unpaid, but we will reimburse at the end of each month for mileage expenses that are incurred during the job.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 

·         Assist with updating JASM website and social media presence

·         Determine strategies and tactics for reaching new audiences

·         Assist with creation and execution of a TV PSA

·         Create e-newsletters that will be sent out periodically

·         Conduct observation visits and take photos to be used in marketing outreach

·         Design and create content for new JASM marketing materials, consistent with JA branding guidelines

·         Assist Development Associate with foundation research and grants

·         Assist Program Manager with program maintenance, at times working with volunteers and teachers

·         Submit events to online calendars

·         Assist in the preparation and execution of JA fundraising events

·         Serve as point person with some event vendors

·         Assist with writing and distributing press releases as needed


Qualifications and Skills:

·         Must be a sophomore, junior or senior

·         Candidate must posses a strong interest in marketing, education or business, and/or non-profit administration

·         Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work independently, and able to follow instructions

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Must have reliable transportation

·         Excellent computer skills required, including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

·         Ability to work independently and juggle multiple tasks at once

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to take initiative and perform follow up

·         Ideal candidate will posses a friendly, outgoing personality


Time Commitment:

Approximately 8-10 hours @ 2 or 3 days per week, between 8:30 am – 5:00 pm


Start / end dates:

Internship opportunities are available for both Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters. 


Reports To:

Caroline Paradis, President

Junior Achievement of Southern MA

227 Union Street, Suite 703

New Bedford, MA  02740


Unpaid Marketing Internship

The TJ2 (TJ square) robotics team from Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School in Bridgewater, MA would like the assistance of an intern. TJ2 is contacting local colleges/universities and looking for a student with marketing skills and experience with visual media to start immediately.  This is an unpaid internship. They need a student to:

1.  Acquaint himself/herself with the FIRST robotics program (www.usfirst.org)

2.  A student who will attend various group and team activities to understand our business plan and history

3.  The student must complete a finished product which conveys the essence of our team, TJ2.  This finished product will be a DVD which will be submitted as part of the Chairman's Award.  This award will be due the middle of February, 2015.

4.  The student must be able to work together and/or coordinate with other coaches/mentors who are involved with other public relation efforts, such as our website (www.tj2.org), FaceBook, Blogs, Twitter, etc. to keep the public aware of ongoing activities/events/etc.

5.  We will pay for any approved supplies needed.  Unfortunately, due to constraints of our program, it is unpaid.

The head coach, Elizabeth Calef, and Anne Hall the administrative coach will work together with the student to establish a flexible schedule, time-frame, and a list of objectives, etc. to make this a positive and rewarding experience for all.  If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Anne Hall anniem81949@yahoo.com