Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Monday, December 22, 2008

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Internships

I recently sent out information on summer 2009 internships with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Some people have had trouble with the application link. See if this link is any better.

Good luck.

GEICO Summer Internship Program

Here's some information on GEICO's summer internship program. I don't know where these assignments are located. I suggest you follow-up with the contact listed in the email if you want more information of want to apply. It seems like this is a highly rated internship and would appeal to a variety of majors. GEICO is a company that is highly touted by Warren Buffett's Berkhire Hathaway investment company.

Are you ready to gain real, hands-on business experience? Do you want to intern for a well-known, growing industry leader?

There is no better place to look than GEICOs Summer Internship Program! As GEICO continues to grow, we need exceptional college students like you to ensure our continued success. This program provides you with a broad understanding of our ever-changing industry. You will receive leadership and personal development, interact with executive management and our friendly associates, and most importantly, you will work on special projects that help us make significant business decisions and impact our bottom line.

In 2008, GEICO was named a Top Intern Employer by! That is because during our 8-10 week paid summer internship program, you will gain first-hand knowledge of our dynamic industry, work on real business projects, and have opportunities to network with senior management.

As an intern, you will receive mentoring to help you grow personally and professionally, and take part in several group projects. These assignments could include:

- Researching insurance industry trends
- Analyzing current business procedures
- Proposing new strategies for growing and retaining our business
- Developing marketing plans
- Conducting competitive analyses

When the program is finished, not only will you have an understanding of what it takes to be successful in a multi-billion dollar corporation, but your project results will be seriously considered and potentially implemented.

We appreciate the fresh perspectives, innovative ideas and creative solutions that our interns offer. Through this program, you will develop presentation skills, leadership abilities, interpersonal skills, and business acumen. Our interns may be considered for future, full-time
career opportunities in actuary, product management, underwriting, IT, sales, customer service, claims or in one of our management development programs.


- Pursuing a Bachelors degree and possess junior or senior status;
- At least a 3.2 overall current undergraduate GPA;
- Have taken a variety of business courses;
- Very good analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Effective written and verbal communication skills;
- Ability to work independently and within a team
- High level of dependability;
- Demonstrated leadership potential;
- Strong understanding of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Paid Internship Info:


Summer: Full-Time


8-10 weeks

How to Apply:
Apply Today! Our summer internship program is offered at select offices and application deadlines vary by location. For details please visit

To apply send your resume to
Jill Stover
National College Recruiter
Fax: (206) 508-9021

Friday, December 19, 2008

Internships with the Federal Reserve Boston

Internship Program - Summer '09

About Us

As part of the nation's central bank, the *Federal Reserve Bank of Boston* promotes sound growth and financial stability in New England and the nation. The Bank contributes to local communities, the region, and the nation through its high-quality research, regulatory oversight, and financial services, and through its commitment to leadership and innovation.

*_Summary Of Internship Program - Summer '09_:*

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's 2009 Summer Internship Program runs from June 1st to August 22nd (twelve weeks, full time). The Fed places graduate and undergraduate students in positions throughout the Bank.

Examples of departments with possible summer internships in 2009 include: Audit, Central Accounting Technology Services, Corporate Affairs (Communications, Graphics), Financial Services Office, Human Resources (Compensation, Training), Information Technology, Legal*,
Public & Community Affairs, Research Library, Stored Value Card, Supervision Regulation & Credit. Applications will be accepted beginning on October 20, 2008 and the deadline for applying is February 28, 2009.

Internship Program - Summer '09


*_Requirements for Internship Program - Summer '09_:*

* Applicants for the program must have completed their sophomore year of studies.
* Graduate students pursuing MBA degrees with Finance and Accounting concentrations are particularly encouraged to apply as are those with an Information Systems curriculum.
* It is imperative that students include their current cumulative GPA (3.2 and above), year of graduation, course of study, as well as computer skills.


Currently undergraduates receive $11.70 per hour for sophomores, $14.50
per hour for juniors, $14.80 for seniors, and graduate students receive
$21.10 per hour.

Click here to apply:

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Internet Researcher Internship

Here is an internship posting with a local company. Please respond directly to the company of you are interested.

Internet Researcher Internship

Description of the company including the mission, location, sales and market coverage. Please include your web URL (if you have it).:

TopGrading Solutions ( ) is an MRI Network affiliate, the world's largest management and professional search firm with over 1,100 offices in 36 countries. Our office ranked in the top 25% of our 1,100 global offices in 2007. Our office specializes in
Supply Chain within Consumer Goods.

Overview of the internship/coop objectives:
The intern will be heavily involved in internet research, entering information into our database, and posting information and/or video to certain websites. At that same time, they will gain valuable insight to Supply Chain and/or Recruiting as a profession.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

Most of the duties and responsibilities of the intern will be based from our computer database. The student will assist the Office Manager with ongoing database maintenance tasks, helping to make our database efficient and profitable. He/she will be responsible for use of websites
such as Linkedin (a professional networking site), Indeed and Monster to search for possible companies and candidates, and heavy use of search engines like Google, to research missing contact information. Also the intern will assist in posting information and videos to certain sites,
and possibly have part in redesigning our website, based on the intern's knowledge of web design. As the intern becomes more comfortable with our business, and based upon their potential interest, the opportunity will exist to interact with supply chain professionals throughout the country.

What will the student learn from this experience?

The student will get a good understanding of both the Supply Chain and Consumer Goods industries. This position will help to better the student's organizational and research skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Applications. The intern will also get an in-depth look into the professional world. As we help supply chain professionals take their careers to the next level, the intern will learn the ins and outs of the job searching / interviewing process – giving them a much better understanding of exactly what employers are looking for. This internship
can be a great stepping stone into their own career.

Job Title:

Intern/ Internet Researcher


Open to straight compensation or mix of compensation and credits.

Academic preparation of the student required (graduate, senior, junior,
courses taken, GPA, etc.):

Junior or Senior with an ultimate interest in Supply Chain, Operations / Operations Management, or Sales would likely get the most out of an internship at TopGrading Solutions.

Skills required:

Student must be internet savvy, have good time management skills and be familiar with Microsoft applications including Word and Outlook. Experience designing web-pages and posting video to the internet is a plus.

Hours of work:
Up to 25 hrs/week.
Start and end dates:
We would like this position to be an ongoing process. Students may start at any time during the year. They may start at the beginning of a semester and stop at the end of the semester or possibly stay throughout the year and even during the summer. This internship offers potential
for growth within our company.

Primary supervisor:

Kelly Moura, Office Manager.

To whom should students send resume/application and how?

Students may email their resume/application to with "Intern Application" in the subject

Deadline for submitting resume/application:

We are accepting resumes/applications at all times. However we are hoping to fill this internship by February 1st.

How will the student(s) be evaluated?

The student will be evaluated based on the effectiveness and quality of their work, and the time it takes to complete an assignment.

Additional company contacts (if applicable):

Jason Breault,
Managing Director

Name and title of the person providing this information

Kelly Moura,
Office Manager

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Small Business Internship/Marketing

A local marine distributor is looking for an intern to work in their sales and marketing function. Any major is acceptable however, this one might appeal most to marketing students. Anyone who is interested in the running of a small business may want to pursue this opportunity and
if you have an interest in sailing, this too could be a good match. Clients of this business are in the high end of the marine market.

The company is R&W Rope Warehouse in New Bedford. Their web site is

Paul Adam is the Marine Sales Manager and he will oversee the internship. He can be contacted via email: Please send resume and brief email discussing your interest in this position. There may also be an opportunity for an intern to help manage the web site of the business. If you are interested in inquiring about the web internship, please specify such in your email to Mr. Adams.

Marketing Internship


A very interesting internship posting has come our way. It is with a local company, the Nery Corporation. To learn more about the company, please visit their website:

The internship/project will involve doing Internet research that will assist the Nery Corporation in marketing the sale of a business. You will need excellent Internet/research skills. You will conduct searches online and may have to rely on resources from the UMD library, to gather
critical information and contacts to support a marketing effort. You will be under the guidance of Kevin Nery, owner of the business and an very experienced business person in the field of business valuation.

This is an excellent opportunity for solid work experience, with compensation. The candidate for this position must be able to start as soon as possible after the holidays. Some of the work can be done from home/library and some work will need to be supervised at the New Bedford location. However, it is a flexible/project driven opportunity.

You must be at least a junior, preferably a marketing major, have good communication skills and the ability to work on your own with goals and deliverables specified by the company. Must be computer/Internet savvy. Please email your resume with a brief email expressing your interest to Kevin Nery at: There is a possibly that this
could qualify as an internship for credit. Please refer to our policies
on such an arrangement:

The company address is:

700 Pleasant Street, Suite 302
New Bedford, MA 02740

Friday, December 12, 2008

Boston Bruins Sales Internship

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The link below will bring you to an NHL job site that has an internship
posted with the Boston Bruins. It is a sales internship at the Garden.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Corporate Finance Undergraduate Internship Summer 2009

Reference Number CFINSUM09

Position Corporate Finance Undergraduate Internship- Summer 2009 Start Date Immediate Department Corporate Finance Location MA-Boston To apply for this position, use the following link:

Job Description General Information Finance Summer Internship Program is designed to give undergraduate students exposure to different departments and teams that fall under the Finance division. The departments include Corporate Finance (Corporate Accounting, Corporate Advisory Services, and Global Accounting Policy), Business Line Finance (Securities Finance, Investor Services Finance, Global Realty Finance, IT Finance, and SSGM Finance), Corporate Taxes, Global Strategy, Global Treasury, Structured Products and Strategic Sourcing. Students who meet the program criteria and who are accepted into the program are assigned to a specific position within one of these departments based on their experience, skills, and professionalism as well as how well they present themselves during the interview for consideration into the program. The internship provides an opportunity for students to learn about the financial services industry and to experience the corporate environment first hand. Through on-the-job experience, interns develop their business, financial and analytical skills. Interns have opportunities to learn about various State Street jobs and career paths that align with their field of study and majors. The Finance Summer Internship Program is very structured. Performance objectives are identified for each participant, based on their assignment. Interns participate in weekly team meetings. They are expected to prepare a PowerPoint presentation about their department and present to the intern team. In addition, each intern writes a paper assessing the program. These activities are aimed at developing or improving business communication skills. During the 10 weeks, interns also have opportunities to learn more about State Street and develop skills through several offerings which include a Speaker Series, Development Days, Bloomberg training, and access to hundreds of online courses. They can network by attending Town Hall meetings and a Global Outreach volunteer event. We seek well-rounded college undergraduate students with a combination of academic aptitude, proven leadership capabilities, and excellent communication skills. Qualifications -Currently enrolled in college undergraduate program and entering sophomore, junior or senior year -Majoring in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or other financial disciplines; Business majors are accepted for positions in Strategic Sourcing -Minimum GPA of 3.2 -Demonstrated interest and competency in finance -Balance of academics with involvement in college activities, clubs, and organizations as well as community involvement

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Sales and Marketing Internship with ADP

ADP in Providence, RI is recruiting a sales intern. Pay is $10 per hour with 20-25 hours per week. This involves the marketing of ADP's human resource services (payroll processing, etc.). Click on the link below to learn more and to apply.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Marketing Internship

Marketing Majors:

Please consider an internship for the Spring 2009 semester with a local nonprofit organization.

The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra is looking for a marketing intern to work on a website/newsletter/social networking project. NBSO wants to facilitate a collaborative marketing effort among all classical music organizations in the South Coast to help each other promote concerts and programs. They would like to start work on the project in January.

This is an unpaid internship but would qualify for 3 credits as a business elective (assuming you meet the criteria and complete the internship course.) NBSO would like to start interviewing as soon as possible. The position would be at the Zeiterion Theatre in downtown New Bedford. Please send your resume and an email of interest to Dave Prentiss, President/CEO,New Bedford Symphony Orchestra (508) 999-6276 x21. David's email address is:

Please visit the NBSO's web site at:

The NBSO is doing some interesting things and could use a bright marketing student to continue their successes. The organization has worked with the college of business on previous projects and have utilized students in some interesting projects. We have had some very positive experiences with the NBSO. All NBSO classical series concerts are held in the historic Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, a restored 1200 seat hall located at 684 Purchase Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Please note: During these tough economic times, we are seeing less paid internships and an opportunity like a good unpaid internship might be quite valuable on your resume.

Textron Accounting Internship

Accounting and Finance majors:

Here is an announcement for an excellent opportunity for an accounting major (preferably) or finance major with Textron, a major corporation with headquarters in Providence, RI. We have some UMD grads working in this area for Textron and they have been instrumental in getting UMD students placed into this same position in the past. I have had very positive feedback on this position. My undertsanding is that the current intern will be leaving the position in May 2009 and Textron would like a replacement soon so that training can happen. Interested candidtates should send a cover letter and resume to: resumes to

This is a paid position in Providence, RI.


Job Description

Job Title: Intern-Accounting
Department/Group: Controllers-Financial Reporting
Reports to (title): Manager, Financial Reporting

Responsible for assisting members of the Controller's department, specifically in the Financial Reporting group, in both daily activities and special projects to learn, understand and gain experience related to external financial reporting. Assist in collection, preparation and submission of various government reports, maintain warehouse filing system and participate in ad hoc projects in the Controller's department.

Position is year-round, part-time (up to 25 hours) during school semesters (flexible schedule) and full-time (up to 40 hours) during breaks. Possibility for occasional weekend work or overtime on an infrequent basis.


• Coordinate collection of government reporting data from divisions; consolidate as necessary and prepare report submissions.

• Assist with general ledger account reconciliations.

• Assist in the monthly closing process as needed.

• Create and maintain various financial reporting spreadsheets.

• Coordinate distribution of FMN DVD's throughout organization.

• Participate in special projects as needed.


? Problem Solving – Moderate

? Level of Decision Making – Minimal

? Management Duties – Minimal


? Education Requirement

Specialized Training or Background:

Ideal candidate will:
• Be proficient in MS Word
• Be highly proficient in MS Excel
• Have strong communication skills, both verbal and written
• Be action-oriented and able to multi-task effectively
• Be a team player
• Be in Sophomore, Junior or Senior year working towards BS in Accounting

Successful candidate will be trained to use Lawson general ledger software and Hyperion Financial Management financial reporting software.

Successful candidate will be exposed to general ledger activity, consolidations, government reporting, and SEC reporting.

Please contact Joseph Horton, HR Representative, at (401) 752-5122 or
send any resumes to

Monday, December 1, 2008

Defense Department Internships: Washington DC

U.S. Department of Defense/Washington Headquarters Services

Summer 2009 Internship Program

The Washington Center will offer an exciting program with the Department
of Defense once again this summer. Examples of work completed by past
interns include: analysis of major weapon systems, assisting with
military-to-military bilateral relations, updating and maintaining
departmental websites, providing support for departmental social
programs, statistical analysis of budget submissions, and reviewing
reports from Congress. This program gives students the opportunity to
develop skills, make professional contacts, build their resumes, and
explore future career opportunities within the Department of Defense.

Desired Majors: Engineering, Business/Economics, Computer Science/IT,
and Mathematics/Statistics majors are especially encouraged to apply.

Eligibility: Students must

-Be U.S. citizens.
-Have a 2.5 GPA or above.
-Be second-semester sophomores, juniors, seniors, or graduate students.
-Be enrolled in a degree-granting program; seniors entering a program in
the fall semester may also be considered.
-Get approval from their campus liaison (if they come from an affiliated
institution) or sponsor (if they come from an unaffiliated institution
and will complete the full, for-credit program).


Students selected for the Department of Defense Program will receive a
stipend to help offset their costs for the summer. Costs vary depending
upon whether or not students elect to live in TWC apartments and whether
or not they take the full program and earn academic credit at their home

Application Procedures:

To apply for the DoD internship program, students must submit our
Department of Defense application, available on our website at When prompted, students should select
Option 2 for the Government Scholarship Program, and then choose
Department of Defense from the drop-down menu. If students want to be
considered for other opportunities offered through TWC and complete the
full program, they should choose Option 1 and submit all components of
the regular application.

Deadline: January 15, 2009

Contact: The Washington Center, 1333 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036