Sunday, May 30, 2010

Hyatt Boston Accounting Internship

fn:Michael P. Griffin

10 week accounting internship at Hyatt (Boston). For more information,
follow this link:

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Reebok/Canton, MA, Paid Summer internship

fn:Michael P. Griffin

Here's a marketing internship (see link below) with Reebok in Canton,
MA. It starts June 21 and goes till late August. Reebok internships
have been known to be quite good. Good resume item and paid.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Summer Internship: Marketing Intern at Local Bank

fn:Michael P. Griffin

*Description of Company*: BankFive is a 155-year old community bank
serving the SouthCoast. Our website is

*Overview of Internship Objectives*: For the student to experience
hands-on marketing experience in a small, fast-paced environment. This
intern will complete a special project analyzing multi-year marketing

*Primary duties and responsibilities*: Create a spreadsheet for
marketing initiative analysis. The student will also have the
opportunity to participate in other marketing activities with the
marketing department staff.

What will the student learn from this experience*: The student will be
exposed to the actual daily activities of a small marketing department
as well as complete a "typical" special department project.

*Job Title*: Marketing Intern

*Compensation*: Unpaid Internship

*Academic Preparation*: minimum junior year marketing/ business level
course work. Strong excel skills.

*Hours of Work*: flexible according to school schedule; between 8am and
4pm, Monday through Friday. Actual schedule can be made to accommodate

*Start and End Dates*: To accommodate student and semester schedule.
Summer 2010.

*Primary Supervisor*: Deidre Fountain, VP – Human Resources

*To whom should resume be sent*: Deidre Fountain, VP-HR at <>

*Deadline for submitting resume*: June 10^th

*How will the student be evaluated*: The student will have weekly
meetings with the Marketing Department who will provide written
evaluations mid-semester and semester end.

Here's some additional information:


Under the supervision of the Marketing Officer, assists in planning and
implementation of special projects for the period of one school semester.


· Participation in the Marketing, Public Relations or like program at an
accredited college;

· Excellent presentation skills; must strictly observe dress code policy
to insure positive Bank image

· Proficient with MS Office package in addition to desktop publishing

· Be able to handle multiple tasks; detail and deadline oriented.

· Be available to work outside normal business hours


Ø Completion of special marketing project as assigned during internship

Ø Performs administrative duties as assigned; ensures paperwork,
including retention of records for established periods of time, are in
compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations and are in
accordance with Bank policy.

Ø Assists with the development and implementation of all research
projects relating to deposit acquisitions, competitive position,
consumer attitudes, service quality, retail market segment
identification. Gathers all relevant data, organizes data and subjects
it to in-depth analysis. Formulates supportable conclusions and prepares
recommendations for marketing director's approval.

Ø May assist in writing press releases, scripts, brochures, etc.
involving the Bank and its personnel.

Ø Assists in coordinating and participating in community related events.


· Ensures that the quality and quantity of work performed within area of
responsibility is maintained at acceptable levels.

· Performs related clerical and routine administrative functions as

· Completes special projects when assigned.

· Acts as Bank photographer and records Bank events.


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1. Hand dexterity required to operate computer terminal and/ or related

2. Eye Coordination required to operate computer/teller terminal.

3. Transports and sets up displays

4. Drives to and attends meetings as required.

5. Moves around bank between levels or floors while performing duties.

6. Bending and stretching in work area.

7. Sitting at desk or computer work station for periods of time.

8. Lifts books, boxes, supplies, etc.

9. Walks around bank location in the performance of duties.

10. Speaks and listens to customers and explains Bank services.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

IS Internship Providence, RI

fn:Michael P. Griffin

Click the link below to learn more about this paid IS internship in
Providence, RI.*5947BB702149F5C2

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Summer Internship: Scottrade (Andover)

fn:Michael P. Griffin

Scottrade, a financial services/brokerage firm is offering a summer
internship in Andover, MA. If you live near Andover and have an
interest in the stock market and financial services, check out the
details in the link below. We have had a couple of students complete
Scottrade internships and they have found it beneficial.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Summer Internship in Westport

fn:Michael P. Griffin

Here is a summer internship that might appeal to a variety of business
majors, located in Westport, MA.

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.

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.

Another major task will be to assist in video projects which include
filming, editing, and posting videos to certain sites, and possibly have
part in redesigning our website, based on the intern's knowledge of web

What will the student learn from this experience?

This position will help to better the student's organizational,
technological, 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.
Job Title:

Intern/ Internet Researcher

Compensation: to be determined.


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

Junior or Senior with an interest in Supply Chain, Operations /
Operations Management, or Sales, students with interest in Film Making /
Production or web design 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:
Flexible / Open to discussion.
Start and end dates:
Summer Internship – June to End of August

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 the end of May.

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.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Accounting Summer Internship - John Hancock, Boston

I recently came upon this accounting internship at John Hancock in

Boston. Click this link to apply:

Accounting Intern, Legal Entity-STU1001386



* Provide accounting support for the audits of the John Hancock
Pension and Benefit Plans:
o Assist Investment Management Services with investment
accounting by reconciling data and preparing summaries of
investment movements during the year.
o Assist with preparation of 4 sets of financial statements
o Assist with preparation of audit schedules to be submitted
to outside auditors
o Provide assistance with general administration of audit process
o Provide general accounting support to US Controller's in
relation to the quarter ended June 30, 2010:
o Prepare reconciliations and other schedules to support
quarterly financial statements, under all bases of
accounting - Canadian GAAP, US GAAP and NAIC.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:

* Good computer skills using Microsoft Office Applications;
advanced Excel user preferred
* Ability to interact and communicate effectively with other team
* Intellectually curious
* Good organizational skills
* Initiative and drive to get tasks accomplished in a timely manner
* Junior or Senior year individual a plus
* Desire to find employment in the financial services industry a plus
* Major in Accounting / Finance or IT area a plus

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