Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Accounting Internship

Local accounting firm (Fall River based) is looking for an accounting student to hire as an intern. The position is available immediately and it is a paid position. The firm is hoping to find an excellent student (junior, preferably senior) who has some prior general work experience and is interested in a career in accounting. Common sense, bright, reliable, logical, and hardworking accounting majors should apply by sending a cover letter and resume to:

Bruce Hague
FAX: 508.675.7859

The firm prefers students who can devote 2 full days per week to this internship however, other working hours will be considered.

2008 Spring Accounting Internship

Local CPA Firm Recruiting Accounting Intern

Description of company: Renaud & Famiglietti, CPA's, Inc. Local CPA firm with offices in Fall River, MA and Warwick, RI servicing clients in eastern Massachusetts and all of Rhode Island.

Overview of the internship objectives: The intern will assist the partner in charge with the completion of corporate year ends.

Primary duties and responsibilities: The intern will be responsible for the preparation of workpapers, preparation of corporate tax returns and financial statements, preparation of individual tax returns, preparation of miscellaneous tax forms and other projects as needed.

Learning experience: The student will understand the entire process of completing a corporate year end and also get exposure to the public accounting profession.

Job Title: Assistant Accountant

Compensation: Paid - Hourly rate

Academic preparation: Prefer senior, will consider juniors that have taken tax courses. GPA 3.0

Skills: Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to follow instructions and complete assignments.

Hours of work: Normal office hours. Monday thru Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Intern hours are flexible - 10 to 15 hours per week.

Start and end dates: End of January, 2008 thru end of April, 2008.

Primary supervisor: Thomas W. Renaud CPA, MST

Resume: Please e-mail resume to: <mailto:trenaud@rf-cpa.com>trenaud@rf-cpa.com

Deadline for submitting resume: October 31, 2007

Student evaluation: Evaluation will be based on the student's ability to timely and accurately complete assignments.

Contact person: Thomas W. Renaud CPA, MST, Partner

Saturday, September 22, 2007

Washington Center Internships

Below is a message that comes to us from the UMD Career Resource Center.

Carolyn Tacy, New England Regional Director, from The Washington Center, will be presenting an information session on Monday, September 24, 2007 in the Library Browsing Area.

Are you a Massachusetts Resident and attending a Massachusetts State College or University? How does a 10 or 15 week credit-bearing internship program in Washington, D.C. sound to you?

If these questions sparked an interest in you, you will want to keep reading!

You might also be eligible for financial assistance and tuition and fee waivers by participating in The Washington Center Internship Programduring the fall and spring terms.

At The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars you can:

--Earn Academic Credit from UMD for Real Work Experience
--Live in safe metro-accessible executive style high-rise apartments
--Make valuable contacts with organizations in D.C. and students from
around the world
--Experience the culture of Washington, D.C.

Internships can be obtained in various fields including Business. Come and hear about the exciting opportunities that are available. All majors are welcome. Faculty are also encouraged to attend.

For more information, contact Robbin Roy x8674 in the Career Resource Center or email rroy@umassd.edu


Monday, September 24, 2007
2:00p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Library Browsing Area


Thursday, September 20, 2007

Marketing Internship

Description: SouthCoast Control Engineering Inc. 404 Nash Rd Bldg C New Bedford, MA 02746

We design and build custom automation machinery. Our Market includes plastics, medical devices and packing. Our mission is to provide quality custom automation machinery to all our clients.

Overview of the internship: The intern will help develop, market and plan the companies overall marketing program. This will include bulk mailings and press releases.

Primary duties: Duties will include helping to develop the marketing plan and building a core audience.

What will the student learn: The student will learn how to enable the business to increase sales and service through marketing and planning.

Job title: Marketing Coordinator

Compensation: Unpaid

Academic preparation: Junior or Senior with business and or marketing courses.

Skills required: Knowledge of Microsoft word and excel, able to work in fast paced environment, organized and able to work independently.

Hours of Work: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Start and end dates: Anytime to June

Primary Supervisor: Scott Gomes

Send Resume: Sharon Pelletier by email
<mailto:hr@scceinc.com>hr@scceinc.com or fax to 774-206-5650.

Deadline for submitting resume: November 30, 2007

How will student be evaluated? Performance and attendance will evaluate the student.

Additional Company Contacts: Joseph Bristol

Name and title of the person providing this information: Sharon Pelletier, Office Manager

Internships: Northwestern Mutual Info Session

Northwestern Mutual announces an internship information session in Providence, RI. See details below in an announcement that I received just yesterday. If you are interested in attending, send your resume (email is fine) to:

Mia B. Viveiros
Director of Selection

275 Promenade St. Ste 300; Providence, RI 02908
Telephone 401-457-2936 & Fax 401-331-7009

Northwestern Mutual Network cordially invites YOU to learn more about our amazing internship pportunities and why we are "One of the Top Ten Internships" by Vault.com

When: Wednesday, October 3rd at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
275 Promenade Street – Suite# 300
Providence, RI 02908
* Our internship has been labeled top 10 in the country by Vault.com
for the past 10 years
* Our interns receive their state insurance license and have the
opportunity to sit for their investment license as well.
* Our internships can be completed for credit or not.
* Our interns are paid through commission earned from your clients. You
could also be eligible for a stipend as well, depending on when you enter
the program.
* Very flexible hours to work around your existing schedule.
* 1/3 of our interns will go full time upon graduation due to the real
world experience that they have gained while in our internship program.
* ¼ of our management team has come from our internship program.

* Please visit our website at

* Click on "Southern New England Group" at the top of the page
* Towards the right hand side of the page Click on "Get a Map"
* We are located directly behind the Providence Place Mall and are next
door to the Foundry building, we are a large brick building and our company
name is listed outside (towards the top of the building).
* There are designated Visitor parking spots towards the front entrance
of the building. If there are none available, there are ample parking spots
directly behind the building which can be accessed by a small street
directly after our main entrance.

Additional Contact Information:
* If you need to reschedule or are no longer interested in our internship, please e-mail me or call my direct line at 401-457-2936
* Our office's main phone number is 401-331-8300, in case you need help finding the office and will be running late for the informational session.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

IT Internship

DePuy Orthopaedics (Johnson & Johnson) Internship

POSITION: IT Communications Specialist (Coop or Intern)



JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for driving high impact, integrated communications campaigns to the IT organization and to DePuy business partners in a timely fashion. This involves development of marketing literature, electronic media and standard reporting templates. The IT Communications Specialist will also be instrumental in assisting with the development of a content library to be used as information collateral and utilized thru multiple communications channels.

Organize, coordinate and implement communications projects including print & online advertising, promotional brochures, website content, webcasts and newsletters.

Write and edit promotional materials, newsletters, information releases and support all internal communication requirements.

Track and measure effectiveness of the implementation of communications initiatives.

Ensure consistency of IT image and position in all communications.

Initiate development of the design and production of all communications.

College Degree with emphasis in Marketing, Advertising, or communications
Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
1-3 years experience writing marketing copy
Previous design or graphics experience is an asset
Detailed oriented and highly organized with the ability to multi-task
Strong interpersonal skills, autonomous and proactive
Team player and ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment

Computer skills in a variety of software: MS Office, Adobe, etc.

Send your resume and cover letter to:Contact: Christy Del Regno
Human Resources Manager
DePuy Orthopaedics (Johnson & Johnson)
325 Paramount Drive
Raynham, MA 02767
508. 880.8279

Finance Internships: UPS

Finance Internships with UPS (PAID)

Please read the following if you are a finance major looking for an internship. Unfortunately, we cannot award credit for these internships since the positions opened too late into the semester. However, we have had
success with CCB business majors in these positions are located in Norwood, Massachusetts which means it is about 45-50 miles from campus.

Internship Positions:
Three (3) positions

Procurement Intern
Capital Budgeting Intern
Profitability Management Intern

What Is UPS?
Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a $36 billion corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. More information can be found at: www.ups.com .

Overview of the internship objectives:
UPS has three (3) different internship opportunities that cover a complete business approach.

" The Procurement Intern will focus on the purchasing programs of UPS (Amex, Purchasing Card, iProcurement). The intern will look at district's overall compliance of corporate procedures and ways to reduce overall spending through better pricing with top vendors.

" The Capital Budgeting Intern will focus on the return on all projects completed within the district over $5,000. The intern will identify projects that improved the operational efficiency of the package network and review areas that need improvement.

" Profitability Management Intern will focus on customer issues with pricing and customer profitability, as well as, examine UPS's cost structure. The intern will work on improving overall profitability of customers through reporting and educating the district on the profitability impact of day to day operational decisions.

Primary duties and responsibilities:
" Developing and/or working with statistical data bases and analysis
of the data
" Maintaining certain reference data and documents
" Developing and maintaining certain software and spreadsheets
" Analyzing root cause of problems and completing action plans to solve
" Working with shippers to identify a solutions
" Follow up with Region and District inquiries and requests
" Ability to explain planning methodology and accounting procedures
to others
" Monitoring proper shipper compliance
" Performing functional audits and review of department procedures to
ensure adherences to S-O Act.

What will the student learn from this experience?
The interns will learn to organize information in a manner to effect business solutions both with internal and external customers. The interns will develop abilities to independently identify problems and come up with
solutions in a past faced business environment. In addition the interns would gain experience in day to day prioritizing, importance of building and maintaining relationships, ability to work in a department that will
give an overall business knowledge of all functional areas from marketing to accounting to general management and operations management.

Compensation: Hourly rate of pay is based on academic experience- juniors-
$16.65; seniors $18.40.

Candidates: Junior or senior business student.

Skills required: All Students need to have completed Principles of Accounting I and II and ability to use Microsoft Office Suite. The following positions are best suited for students in the corresponding
academic major

" Profitability Management Intern- Finance, Accounting, Marketing
" Procurement Intern- Finance, Accounting, Management
" Capital Budgeting Intern- Finance, Accounting, Operations Management

Hours of work: 20-25 hours a week based on students academic class schedule- Monday thru Friday.

How students will be evaluated: Each intern will have 8-12 specific goals, depending on specific internship, on how they will be expected to impact UPS's overall business. These goals will be broken into 4 different
business focuses: Customer, People & Innovation, Financial, and Internal Business Processes.

Students interested in participating can forward their resume and cover letter to:

Sarah Roberts- Operations Manager, Former Finance Manager and UMD Alumni
Email: bos1smr@ups.com

Deadline for submitting resume and cover letter: October 1, 2007

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Fall Recruitment

Business Major Seniors:

Please be aware that recruiting starts in the Fall semester. Don't wait to get your resume in order! Preparation is the key - particularly for top CPA firms that begin looking for talent during the fall. Visit the Career Resource Center for help with your resume and cover letters.

We recommend that you have your resumes critiqued by the Career Resource Center before you submit them to employers. Below is a list of employers who will be recruiting on campus this fall and resume deadlines for the fall 2007. This list may grow so make it a habit to visit the CRC web site to check on daily updates at: www.umassd.edu/crc

click on the Employer link and the list comes up.

10/5/07---Landa & Altsher, P.C. resume deadline 9/27/07--ACT, MBA

10/10/07---State Street Corporation resume deadline 10/2/07--ACT, FIN

10/11/07---ABF Freight System, Inc. resume deadline 10/3/07--MGT, MIS,

10/16/07---Tofias, PC resume deadline 10/9/07 ACT

10/18/07---Lefkowitz, Garfinkel, Champi & DeRienzo, P.C. resume
deadline 10/10/07--ACT

10/23/07---Clarke, Snow and Riley LLP resume deadline 10/15/07 ACT

11/1/07---Northwestern Mutual Financial Network resume deadline
10/24/07-All Majors

Students can visit the Career Resource Center, Lower Level of the Group I building to pick up a packet of information for each company if they wish and also to drop off their resume.

Any questions, feel free to contact:

Betty Goodine
Career Resource Center

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

IT internship

This just came into my office so I wanted to get it out to MIS students as soon as possible. This is a great company and the experience might give an MIS student a "foot in the door". This is a paid internship.

Career Opportunities

Hasbro, Inc. is one of the largest toy and family entertainment manufacturers and continues to experience tremendous success.

Location: 200 Narragansett Park Drive Start
Date: ASAP
Pawtucket, RI 02862

Department: IS Department

Title: Intern- Paid Internship

Hours: Flexible Part-Time
Normal Bus. Hours: 8:00 am - 5:15 pm Mon - Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 pm - Fridays

Position Responsibilities: The Intern will assist in the development, implementation and documentation of computer application systems. Assist in developing and maintaining project plan.

Education/Experience: Knowledge and understanding of basic information systems concepts and principles. Own transportation. Potential to re-intern next year is a plus.

Skills: Good communication and documentation skills. Experience in using Word processor and spreadsheet software tools (such as Microsoft Word and Excel). Experience with database tools (such as MS\Access) and project planning tools (MS\Project) is a plus.

To Apply for this position please send cover letter and resume to:

Nancy Lawrence
Hasbro, Inc.
Human Resource Administrator
PO Box 200
Pawtucket, RI 02862-0200
E-Mail nlawrence@hasbro.com
No Phone Calls Please

Hasbro, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer, committed to workforce diversity.

Friday, September 7, 2007

Washington Center Internships

Carolyn Tacy, New England Regional Director, from the Washington Center will be on campus, Monday, September 24 to do a presentation in the Browsing Area of the Library from 2-3:30pm. She will discuss the many internship opportunities for our students in Washington, D.C. This semester we (UMD) have 5 students interning in D.C. Their placements include Interpol, America's Most Wanted, Goodwill, Merrill Lynch and pending a security clearance, the Executive Office of the President/White House.

Questions about internships with the Washington Center should be directed to Robbin Roy, Associate Director of the Career Resource Center.

Thursday, September 6, 2007

Financial Services Internship


MILLER, ALLEN, & Associates
A financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

- Build your resume.
- Located on Martine Street in Fall River just off Route 195.

* Email resume to thomas.r.pippitt@AMPF.com

For more information and to schedule an interview
please contact Tom at 508-837-6443 x 108

Northwestern Mutual Internships

For any business student interested in a career in financial services, consider an internship with Northwestern Mutual. Yesterday I met with Mia Viveiros who is the Director of Selection, at the Providence office of Northwestern Mutual. She would be very interested in talking to interested students both now and for opportunities in the spring. Please feel free to contact Mia for more information or to set up an interview. Even if you are just exploring this as a career possibility, feel free to talk to Mia.

More than 20,000 people have done internships with Northwestern since they started their program in 1967. This is a paid internship with some flexibility. The Northwestern internship is one of the top 10 internships according to Vault's guide to internships. It is rank with ATT, FBI, Late Show with Letterman, JP Morgan etc.

Mia B. Viveiros
Director of Selection
275 Promenade St. Ste 300; Providence, RI 02908
Telephone 401-457-2936 & Fax 401-331-7009

Business Internships - FALL 2007 (UMD Campus)Internship focus: Marketing Communications, Marketing Research, Social Activism.

Save Energy Campaign:

Conduct a campus awareness campaign on energy saving and conservation Research energy usage and purchasing decisions of students Promote the benefits of environmental and sustainable products on campus

Reduce Paper Campaign:

Conduct a campus awareness campaign on reducing paper usage on campus Research current paper usage and practices.Identify suppliers of environmental and sustainable paper and cardboard products. Compare prices and recommend providers. Promote the benefits of recycling paper, paper reuse, and electronic communications.

Skills Required:
Analytical Skills
Marketing Research
Writing Skills
Public Speaking

Students may be eligible for workstudy payments or a reduction in fees through the CONNECTIONS program. A stipend may also be available. Please forward resumes to Susan Jennings (sjennings@umassd.edu) or call 508-910-6484

Internet Researcher Internship (PAID)

INTERNET RESEARCHER ($10-$12 per hour)

The primary goal of the Internet Research role is to help source a maximum amount of diverse candidates to help Account Executives (AE) and Project Coordinators (PC) turn billing opportunities into revenue for the
office. Some of this role is conducted via telephone calls; however, the majority of the role is research conducted on the internet. The common internet / research-related duties include:

Perform database administration:

Properly add records to minimize duplication. Merge any duplicate records found to prevent loss of pertinent information that may be on one record and not the other.

Standardize titles for easy retrieval of companies and contacts in future

Run Scan Disk at least once per month on PC workstations, which minimizes problems caused by defects on disk or in files and keeps system running at maximum efficiency.

Update Virus definitions weekly from Norton Antivirus, which minimizes problems that can occur from e-mails or surfing the net.

Track www.indeed.com postings. Based upon relevant postings, identify / add potential hiring managers to relevant AE roll-ups.

Name gather: identify and add / edit contacts into PCR with the appropriate keywords for easy retrieval in the future.

Work the back end of on-line job boards (i.e. Monster, Jobs in Logistics, etc.), the resumes, to name gather for on-going recruiting searches or simple database updates.

Filter candidates for a relevant search by working off a list of questions provided by the AE or just making sure the keywords are on the resumes.

Based upon mass email campaigns, identify "bounce backs" and determine / update the respective contact information by calling the individual or leveraging respective on-line tools.

Look for new companies in the space our AE is working and add to PCR.

Research the companies and people within the competitors of our client company.

Research trade shows to capture the relevant companies and people that

Continuously improve the quality of the database by updating candidates,
companies and keywords.

Identify relevant associations and their list of members to add to PCR.

Find posted resumes.

Company directories found and entered in the database.

Plan activities in the AE's schedule.

If interested, please submit your resume via email to:

Jason Breault
Managing Director

TopGrading Solutions
519 American Legion Hwy., Suite 12
Westport, MA 02790

(508) 636-8418 x201
(508) 300-5669 - Fax
My LinkedIn Profile

Sustainability Internship: Market Research

Business Internships - FALL 2007 (UMD Campus)

Internship focus: Marketing Research, Financial Analysis.


Conduct a feasibility study for a UMD campus Car Sharing Service. The
research study should estimate the market potential for a car-sharing
service on campus.

Identify car sharing service providers (Zipcar, Flexcar, etc.), and compare
their business models for university campuses.

Suggest potential partnership models with municipalities and regional
transit system.

Engage in a public awareness campaign to communicate environmental and
social benefits of sustainable transport system.

Skills Required

Analytical Skills
Market Research
Writing Communications
Data Analysis and Quantitative Skills

Students may be eligible for workstudy payments or a reduction in fees
through the CONNECTIONS program. A stipend may also be available. Please
forward resumes to Susan Jennings (sjennings@umassd.edu) or call 508-910-6484

Michael P. Griffin, CMA, CFM, ChFC
Assistant Dean
Charlton College of Business
Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747

Paid Internship with Fairhaven


The Fairhaven Office of Planning and Economic Development provides planning services to the Town of Fairhaven in areas such as land use, zoning, and community development. Fairhaven is a community of approximately 16,250 residents located on Buzzards Bay, about twenty minutes east from the UMass Dartmouth campus.

The Town through its Planning Office has been awarded a several Community Development Block Grants [CDBG] from the Mass. Dept. of Housing & Development to implement its Neighborhood Revitalization Plan for the Cushman Park Neighborhood. The Plan consists of initiatives to improve its infrastructure (streets, sidewalks, sewer, water, etc.), private housing, its commercial potential, and its social services. The Town has hired a consulting team of engineers, housing and planning specialists to implement the Plan.

Overview of the internship/coop objectives: The internship will provide support to the Fairhaven Office of Planning and Economic Development as well as the consulting team in the implementation of the Town’s 2006 and 2007 CDBG Grants, which consist of infrastructure improvement projects and a housing rehabilitation program. The intern will also assist the Planning Department in preparing its 2008 CDBG application.

Primary duties and responsibilities: Data collection on properties and incomes; data analysis and reporting using Microsoft Access and Excel as well as mapping software; surveying residents for information in person and/or on the telephone; marketing public forums to residents to encourage participation; assistance with scheduling and set-up of public meetings.

What will the student learn from this experience? Data collection and analysis; property and infrastructure evaluation; computer mapping; marketing of public events; strategic planning. The intern will gain valuable insight on the use of data in developing long range plans as well as experience in marketing events to the public and working with a diverse group of professionals.

Job Title: Planning Intern

Compensation: $10/hour plus reimbursement for travel and travel expenses incurred as part of the job.

Academic preparation of the student (graduate, senior, junior, courses taken, GPA, etc.): Junior or Senior student; coursework in one of these areas desirable: marketing, finance, public administration, environmental policy or accounting.

Skills required: Experience with Microsoft Office Suite. Strong analytic skills, self-directed, detail oriented.

Hours of work: 20 hours/week

Start and end dates: Fall Semester 2007 (Sept. 1 to Dec. 22, 2007); extension through the spring semester 2008 may be available.

Primary supervisor: William D. Roth, Jr., Director, Fairhaven Office of Planning and Economic Development.

To whom should students send resume/application and how? Mr. William D. Roth, Jr., Fairhaven Planning Director, at broth@fairhaven-ma.gov or 40 Center Street, Fairhaven, MA 02719.

Deadline for submitting resume/application: September 21, 2007

How will the students be evaluated? Student will be evaluated based on their job performance. Students also would be required by the faculty supervisor to submit a 10-page report detailing their internship experience. This is relevant only if the student will be seeking credit.

Internships: Mass Export Center

The Massachusetts Export Center is looking for volunteer interns to work a minimum of 16 hours per week

Dear Prospective Intern,
The Massachusetts Export Center is a government agency that helps Massachusetts businesses to export their products and services internationally. We operate through a statewide network of offices and employ a small team of international trade professionals. Though we are small in number, we are extremely effective in providing a variety of export related services to companies throughout the Commonwealth.

Because of our small staff, much of what we do is made possible through the efforts of our interns. Moreover, because we are a small office, our interns have the ability to work on a variety of projects to which they would not necessarily have exposure in a larger organization. The responsibilities of an intern may include a variety of tasks, ranging from data entry to work on high-level client research. Each project is geared to special capabilities that the intern may have, such as foreign language skills or computer skills. Whenpossible, we provide interns with the opportunity to work on real-world cases, helping clients to develop new markets overseas.

If you have initiative, are flexible, have an interest in international business and consider yourself a team player, please forward your resume and cover letter to us We look forward to hearing from you.

Michael P. Sullivan
The Massachusetts Export Center S.E. Region
794 Purchase Street
New Bedford MA 02790
(508) 999-1388

Nonprofit Internship: Startup of a School

Our Sisters' School, an independent, all-girls middle school that will be enrolling students next fall, is looking for interns. Internships are available in a variety of business areas including marketing (PR, web site,
press releases, community focus groups, etc.) accounting systems, finance and budgeting, HR, and fundraising. These are unpaid internships but offer excellent experience for anyone who is passionate about education, has an interest in nonprofit, and would like to see how an organization is developed from the ground up. Students who are interested in nonprofit entrepreneurship should consider this opportunity. For more information, please contact Lisa Yates, Executive Director, phone 617.285.5531, email