Friday, May 29, 2015

Finance Internship - Summer - Providence Bank

Private Bank Summer Intern
Citizens Bank - Providence, RI
To apply, click this link                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Responsibilities

This position is for a paid summer internship for approximately an eight week term.

A Junior/Senior College student with a concentration in Business Administration is highly preferred.

Duties will include:
  • Preparation of client reports, financial analysis of client and departmental information.
  • Interaction with clients and internal personal from across the footprint.
  • The preparation and retention of Client material and files.
  • Daily transaction support for the local office.
  • There may be localized travel for a day in some of the offices.
  • System knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required along with basic accounting.
  • You will be dealing with highly confidential information, so it is required that the utmost discretion be maintained both during the Internship and after

Qualifications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent organizational and priorization skills

Hours and Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM

Finance Intern - GTECH

Intern, Finance
GTECH - Providence, RI
To apply click this link                                                                                                                                                                                                                
GTECH, the largest global lottery business, and IGT, the world leader in the gaming equipment space, have merged to create the world's leading end-to-end gaming company. By adopting the IGT name and GTECH's visual identity, we've melded two iconic brands into one. Together, we're uniquely positioned to provide the government-sponsored and commercial gaming industry with proven solutions across the entire continuum of products and channels.

Principal Activities and Responsibilities:
Become educated in the business processes for system engineering pre-sales in order to become an effective member of the costing team.
• Utilize Microsoft Excel to compile “historical data” with actual & forecast results for system delivery projects at varying levels of detail.
• Learn to identify areas where metrics/reports improvements can be utilized.
• Facilitate the load of cost estimation during costing processes and adhere to completion according to the pipeline schedule.
• Support the application and improvement of work breakdown structures as they pertain to pre-sales projects.
• Maintain good communication with Costing PMs and System Engineers on pre-sales projects.
• Assist with ad hoc costing finance projects, as needed.
Requirements:
  • Education: Undergraduate college student pursuing an education in Accounting/Finance.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting including intermediate accounting (student can be currently enrolled)
  • Proficient in Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with SAP, or other Financial General Ledger software a plus
  • Analytical, well organized, good communication skills, strong work ethic and strong desire to learn
  • Currently in good standing with a 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA
  • Must be able to work full time hours in the summer and a minimum of 12 hours during the fall semester.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all regulated segments and channels, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. Leveraging a wealth of prime content, substantial investment in innovation, in-depth customer intelligence, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our gaming solutions anticipate the demands of consumers wherever they decide to play. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately $6 billion in revenues and more than 13,000 employees. For more information, please visit www.merger.igt.com

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Public Relations Intern at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Public Relations Intern
To apply, click this link: Internship
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island - Providence, RI
At Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI), diversity and inclusion are central to our core values and strengthen our ability to meet the challenges of today's healthcare industry. BCBSRI is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information and gender identity or expression.

The law requires an employer to post notices describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, and genetic information and gender identity or expression. Please visit http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf to view the "EEO is the Law" poster.

Job Summary:

This Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island internship is an unpaid, academic credit opportunity that fulfills a variety of roles within the Department of Public Affairs. Interns will gain experience focused in media relations, public relations, and social media. Interns will be needed on an ongoing basis.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Works closely with the company’s Assistant Vice President of Public Affairs and Public Relations Specialist on initiatives including drafting and executing public relations efforts: releases, media advisories, talking points, social content, etc.
  • Assists with increasing visibility on social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+ for the corporate channels
  • Builds and maintains relevant local and national media lists
  • Strategizes new social media campaigns and initiatives with community partners
  • Provides assistance during events and event planning

Position Skills/Qualifications Required:
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical and research skills
  • Highly technical and detail oriented abilities

Student interns are treated as team members and given tasks that provide them with the ability to grow in their future professional careers. Student interns must be willing to travel to the BCBSRI Corporate Office at 500 Exchange Street, Providence RI 02909, a minimum of twice a week. After interning with our office, each student will leave with a portfolio of work completed throughout the internship experience.

Student Interns should be ready to work in a professional environment and be confident working both dependently and in a team setting. Student interns should have some flexibility in their schedule.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Opportunities at local CPA firm


We at Hague, Sahady, & Co., P.C. are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are interested in joining an accounting firm committed to helping our clients build success together.

If you…

·         are an enthusiastic accounting graduate, CPA, or CPA candidate

·         want to work in an environment where you can have some fun

·         seek to have direct interaction with the Principals

·         are outgoing and eager to accept responsibility

·         want to work with clients from varying industries

·         are quick and can think on your feet

·         can communicate with people of all ages and all professional levels

·         want to become a team player

…then this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

We hire professionals, college graduates, and have an internship program for those students in their Junior or Senior years of college.  We offer a challenging, yet comfortable and friendly work environment, a competitive compensation package that includes a 401k plan, 75% company paid medical benefits, company paid life insurance, and training and educational benefits.

If this sounds like a place you would like to work, please submit your resume and cover letter via email to Kyle J. Connors, CPA,

Thursday, May 21, 2015

HR Intern East Providence Summer 2015

Nordson (East Providence)
Professor Griffin's comment - very good opportunity.  We have had other interns at Nordson with good feedback.

To apply, click this link: https://nordsonhcm.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/nordsoncareers/job/USA---Rhode-Island---East-Providence/Human-Resources-Intern_REQ3045-1?source=indeed#%253Ben-US%253Bnordsoncareers%253Bjob%253BUSA---Rhode-Island---East-Providence%253BHuman-Resources-Intern_REQ3045-1%253FhistoryLocationItem%253D1

Job Summary

The HR intern will be responsible for providing overall support to multiple HR functions including recruitment, employee communications, on boarding and more. The HR intern will assist with day to day administration of various HR functions, and become a project team member for new projects.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist with full lifecycle recruiting of regular full-time positions and interns
  • Assist with employee on boarding, making new hire packets, putting together comprehensive new hire orientation schedules, etc
  • Coordinate training sessions and meetings as needed
  • Team member for various projects, including Workday, apprenticeship program
  • Additional administrative duties include temporary employee maintenance in Workday, preparing documents, filing and auditing
  • Workday administration, as appropriate
  • Other projects as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements
  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree or Masters Degree in the Human Resources, Industrial Psychology, or Business related field
  • Should possess solid organizational skills, strong attention to detail, interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Must possess integrity, discretion and the ability to manage confidential, sensitive information
  • Ability to maintain composure and the ability to manage confidential, sensitive information
  • A team player with enthusiasm, positive outlook and professional demeanor who takes initiative and direction
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Skills and Abilities
  • Previous internship experience
  • Workday experience

Travel Required
Minimal

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Paid Summer Operations Internship Fall River

Summer internship

Merida is an American textile and rug producer leading the design manufacturing revival in the historic mill town of Fall River, Massachusetts, where we have a production facility and where the internship will take place.

Building on our 30-year heritage as a company of makers, we care deeply about the integrity of materials, the art of craftsmanship, and the details of design. We partner with interior design professionals to elevate their process and realize their projects—every step of the way – and sell our products in the entire country.

Here is our website: http://www.meridastudio.com/

The internship consist in helping the Director of Operations and Sustainability to put together a production planning tool to help better estimate lead time, production capacity and labor force requirements. The intern would participate in the construction of the tool- its logic and information requirement – as well as be responsible for collecting the necessary information mostly through tasks time studies.

The intern would need to understand all steps and processes of our manufacturing, acquiring firsthand experience in a manufacturing environment. Learning of the steps, information and utilization of planning tools for manufacturing would also be a great learning experience for students interested in going into manufacturing.

It would be ideal if the student have taken courses, have an interest and/or had experience with some aspects of

-       Operations management

-       Business administration

-       Engineering

-       Textile design/fiber arts

We would, however, be open to interview/contact any applicant.

The hours of work would be flexible according to the intern availability and interest. It can be any time between 4 to 8 hours a day. We would pay $ 12 per hour and would like to have the start date on June 1st and end date on August 31st.  The internship would take place at 1 Currant Rd, Fall River, MA.

The primary supervisor will be:

Zairo B. Cheibub

Director of Operations and Sustainability
 
Please send a cover letter and resume to Zairo Cheibub at: zcheibub@meridastudio.com


Paid Fall 2015 eCommerce Marketing Internship at Specialty Commerce in West Bridgewater, MA

Fall 2015 eCommerce Marketing Internship at Specialty Commerce in West Bridgewater, MA

Job Description:
Don’t miss your chance to learn the ins and outs of eCommerce marketing – you will be performing many projects and tasks related to search marketing. Cut your marketing teeth on SEO, web analytics, web merchandising, optimizing a content management system, link building, content marketing and more. From time to time, you also may be asked to pitch in on various marketing projects or related tasks where necessary.

Requirements:

Must be pursuing a degree in Business/Marketing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Strong Excel skills with the ability to do vlookup, pivot tables and use conditional formatting a plus
  • Excellent writer with top-notch grammar, punctuation and spelling skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self starter that is not afraid to ask questions
  • Ability to drive projects to completion

These positions reports to the eCommerce Marketing Director. You will be performing online marketing activities that support our U.S. beauty brands: PaulaYoung.com, EspeciallyYours.com and Wig.com

Hours: 12 to 16 hours a week. We will work with your schedule.  The position will begin the first week of your new semester.

Compensation: $10 @ hour


Please send your cover letter and resume to:


Mary Kay Lofurno

Ecommerce Marketing Director

Specialty Commerce Corporation

400 Manley Street

West Bridgewater, MA 02026


No Phone Calls Please


About Specialty Commerce Corp. 
Specialty Commerce Corp. is one of the nation’s leading multi-channel direct marketers. With a modern, efficient and finely tuned infrastructure we serve the women’s hair fashion, medical hair loss and apparel markets, as well as providing continuing education for professionals. From operations in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, our catalogs, websites and retail stores serve a multi-national cross section of customers around the world.


About Paula Young 
Paula Young is the world’s leading retailer of wigs, hairpieces and fashion add-ons, with more than two million active customers. For more than 30 years, Paula Young’s mission has been to offer women of all ages beautiful, affordable hair solutions that help them develop the confidence to believe in themselves and their beauty.

About Especially Yours
Especially Yours offers a wide assortment of fashionable, versatile wig and hairpiece styles and apparel for the fashion-conscious black woman. From special occasion to everyday wear, Especially Yours has choices for everyone – easy synthetic styles, human hair designs and weaves, as well as suits, dresses, choir robes, hats and more!

About Wig.com 
Wig.com provides the ultimate resource for wigs and quality hairpieces. The collection of beautiful styles offers a variety of wig sizes, styles and colors to help you easily find what you’re looking for. Wig.com is also devoted to the needs of women experiencing medical hair loss and is committed to easing them through this transitional time with a world of beautiful, comfortable wig options. At Wig.com, finding a wig and wig care products doesn't have to be a complicated procedure.