Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Marketing Internship (Fall 2012) Junior Achievement

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 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
·         Update and maintain social media presence
·         Submit events to online calendars
·         Create e-newsletters using Constant Contact
·         Assist with writing and distributing press releases as needed
·         Determine strategies and tactics for reaching new audiences
·         Update current volunteers’ contact information and required forms
·         Send Pre/Post Tests to each JA Classroom and input the results
·         Call / email volunteers to confirm their start date and class schedule
·         Collect Verification Forms from teachers at the end of the JA class
·         Assist Program Manager with Teacher, Volunteer, and Program Maintenance
·         Assist in the preparation and execution of JA fundraising events 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. Microsoft Access preferred.
·         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 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 2012 and spring 2013 semesters. 

Reports To:
Caroline Paradis, President
Junior Achievement of Southern MA
227 Union Street, Suite 703
New Bedford, MA  02740

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Local Summer Internships Clean Energy and Life Sciences/Medical Device companies

Two local companies in the clean energy and life sciences/medical device fields are looking for interns. Marketing and business administration/management majorsentering their Junior or Senior year and MBA students will be considered.

Any interested student should email his/her resume ASAP to:

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Summer Internship in Fairhaven - Marketing, Management, or MIS

This company is looking for an intern from UMD (even those the experience requirement says 2-5 years they will hire a college student and we have had an intern working for this company)
Summer Internship: American Doctors Online
Job Title:                                Project Manager - Intern Position
Authority:                              American Doctors Online
Direct Supervisor:                 Manager, Central Operations
Hours:                                    Varying
Hours:                                    Per Diem
Rate:                                       $12 an hour

The Project Manager Intern will be responsible for carrying out directed activities that support the American Doctors Online call center, remote sites, new implementations and overall operations.

This role will be based primarily at the American Doctors Online corporate office located in Fairhaven, MA. Candidates should expect to travel locally to assist in project management related activities based within our customer’s sites. Candidates should be in good physical condition and be free of drug and alcohol addiction. Occasional, background and unannounced drug testing should be expected.

·         Current enrollment in UMASS with a course of study to include, but not limited to:
o   Business Program
o   Biotechnology
o   Nursing Program
o   Pre-Medical Program
o   Medical Laboratory Science
o   Evidence of participation and leadership in scholastic activities
·         Knowledge of marketing/operations  and program  implementation with 2-5 years’ experience and/or training in: Marketing, Project Management
·         Proficiency with MS Office, Basecamp, and other Project Management software
·         Superior written and oral presentation skills
·         Strong organizational and communications skills
·         Ability to work autonomously and in groups
·         Interest in medical/healthcare industry, marketing, research, strategy and/or consulting
·         Strong personal motivation

·         Prepares expediting reports and interfaces with internal and external customers
·         Will work providing support on customer specific projects, data base entry, administrative duties; including filing, scanning, etc.
·         Perform targeted market research
·         Work with the Executive Management Team and Managers expediting and updating the progress of the projects pertaining to scheduling, research, and coordination using milestone schedules and pm excel reports
·         Identify, define, collect and track key business metrics for new and existing products
·         Data analysis and interpretation along with strategies
·         Research potential new contacts, partners, and products
·         Assist in the development of new promotional materials
·         Assist with scheduling meetings/travel associated with corporate development/sales/operations
·         Assist in preparing sales/strategic development presentations
·         Participate in strategy development meetings and calls
·         Special project work as assigned by the manager

o   Attention to details
o   Superior written ,oral presentation, customer service skills,
o   Strong organization an communications skills-ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of management at all levels
o   Ability to work autonomously and with teams
o   Positive and outgoing attitude
o   Interest in the medical field
o   Strong personal motivation to learn, contribute and grow through your ADOL experience
o   Physical abilities capable of meeting job requirements
o   Adequate transportation to and from the work setting
o   Ability to constantly maintain HIPAA and patient confidentiality.

Interested candidates should send their resume to David LePage in the UMD Career Development Center as soon as possible.  His email address is:

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Online Sales and Marketing and Accounting Positions for Summer 2012

  • Below are two positions at a local medical supply company.
  • Online Marketing and Sales
    • selling / marketing used medical equipment to hospitals and surgery centers worldwide
      • listing used equipment on eBay; improving the eBay webstore
      • listing equipment and marketing the company on and other target market websites
      • Successful eBay experience a requirement
  • Accounting / Bookkeeper
    • setup Quickbooks online
    • create invoice, PO, Quote templates as needed
    • Book-Keeping for January through present day into Quickbooks and filing appropriately
    • setting up a Quickbooks system to be used on a daily basis, including account permissions
    • train two or three employees to use it as needed so a final report can be easily sent at years end to the Accountant, PO's can be created, etc...
    • qualified experience with Quickbooks a requirement
Compensation to be determined.

Interested students should send an email to Garret at:
These positions are in the greater New Bedford area.

Summer Internships for Credit 2012

There is still time to enroll in the Charlton College of Business, Summer 2012 Business Internship program.  If you have a summer internship and you want me to review it for possible approval, let me know.  I can be reached at  The internship class goes live (myCourses) on June 5th.  I can even entertain late enrollments and ask PCE for a waiver for late registration.  If you have already been approved (via an email from me), please get in touch with the UMD enrollment center to register for the course.  The cost is approximately $1,100 and the course is three credits towards a business elective.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Summer Accounting Internships - Rhode Island Hasbro and Textron

Accounting Majors - check out the internship blog for two summer internships in Rhode Island that are great opportunities.  One is with Hasbro - the toy maker in Pawtucket, RI and the other is with Textron - the large international conglomerate located in Providence.  Both of these companies are close enough to the Southcoast to appeal to CCB accounting majors.  But don't hesitate - apply today if you are interested.  And if you land an internship for this summer, contact me for permission to enroll in the summer internship course.  It carries the normal summer tuition for a three credit course.  It is 100% online and will go live, through myCourses on June 5, 2012.

Summer 2012 Internal Audit - Hasbro

Summer 2012

Internal Audit


- Under the direct supervision of in-charge Senior and Internal Auditors, the Internal Audit Intern provides essential assistance during internal audit activities, contributing to the completion of specific tasks within the overall scope of the audit project.

Reporting Relationships:

- This position reports to the Manager of Internal Audit. During the course of audit engagements, the Internal Audit Intern will generally work under the direction and supervision of a Senior Internal Auditor or Audit Management.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

- Assist in performance of work on assigned segments of the audit.
- Assist in determining records or activities to analyze, the extent of test to apply with the approved audit program.
- Assist performing the audit in a professional manner in accordance with the approved audit program.
- Assist in obtaining, analyzing and evaluating evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the control system(s) and on the performance efficiency of the activities being reviewed.
- Review transactions, documents, records, reports, and methods for accuracy and effectiveness.
- Prepare acceptable working papers that record and summarize data on the assigned audit segment.
- Participate in preliminary discussions of apparent deficiencies as necessary.
- Assist in developing solutions for routine technical issues arising during the performance of the audit project.


- Must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate Accounting Program
- Must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.
- Must have completed Junior Year


- Excel or PC skills required.
- Solid communication skills a must.

Click here to see the Hasbro positing and to apply

Marketing Internship Summer 2012 Waltham

Marketing Internship
Reed Elsevier - Waltham, MA
See original job posting at Reed Elsevier »
The Science and Technology Books Division at Elsevier has exciting internship opportunities in the areas of




. Participants will be introduced to the business of publishing, gaining experience and knowledge about the intersections between editorial and marketing, production, and sales. Interns will be given the opportunity to observe, participate in, and learn about many aspects of business, publishing, marketing, project management, and interdepartmental collaboration. Experience obtained can be applied to multiple other career contexts. These paid internships will be 10-12 weeks, Monday-Thursday, 9am to 5pm.

Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on MD Consult to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.


The ideal candidate will be pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields:

Criminal Justice
Computer Science
Management Information Systems
Digital Security
Interest in publishing, communication, media, writing, publicity, marketing and business preferred; previous work experience, particularly in an office environment, preferred. These positions are based in Elsevier’s Waltham, Massachusetts office.

To apply, please send your resume, along with a cover letter indicating your preference for either Editorial or Marketing.

Boston Publishing/Marketing Internship Summer 2012

Pearson Education Internship Program Job
Pearson - Boston, MA
See original job posting at Pearson Education »
Pearson Education Internship Program

Job ID : 2012-10367 # of Positions: 1 Posted Date: 5/8/2012 Job Location: US-MA-Boston Position Type : Temporary Full Time Category: Project/Temporary Workforce


Pearson has one defining goal: to help people progress in their lives through learning. We champion innovation and we invest in models for education that deliver on our promise for effective, accessible, and personal learning from early literacy, college and career readiness to professional education, through data informed instruction and inventive applications for mobile and digital learning.

Pearson, the world's leading learning company, has global-reach and market leading businesses in education, business, and consumer publishing and is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Our group is responsible for managing and developing the Higher Education Business publishing lists for print and digital. This includes signing new projects, developing first edition product, managing revisions, and developing media that meets the needs of student and instructor challenges.

We are seeking an intern that will help with two discrete projects:

Develop and organize our customer and reviewer management system. This includes: working with editors and marketers to gather information on customers and reviewers, developing a process for data entry; managing freelancers conducting data entry.

In addition, the intern will work with our Pearson Leadership Associate on researching Decision Making digital simulations in education.

Intern Responsibilities

Managing and overseeing freelancers responsible for data entry.

Ensuring the timely release of a complete customer and reviewer database

Researching and reporting on current simulations in Pearson and from other educational material providers.

Intern Activities

Contacting freelancers to assess progress and answer questions.

Review freelancer work

Contact educational simulation providers internally and externally to gain access to simulations.


Required Soft skills

Excellent communication, written and verbal

Project management skills

Ability to multitask

Ability to synthesize and present information clearly

Required Technical skills

Proficiency in Word, Excel

Our ideal intern will tackle these very different tasks with the same enthusiasm and focus. They will be organized, goal-oriented, and ask questions when tasks are unclear. They will communicate through out the course of their projects.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Summer Internships for Credit

Hi CCB students:
CCB students who have at least 60 credits earned and at least a GPA of 2.5 are eligible to earn 3 credits for a business elective.
There is still time to do an internship for credit this summer.  The process is as follows:
1. I need to approve it based on key facts that you or your supervisor send me.  Or if you apply for an land one of the internships posted on the internship blog, I will approve the internship.
2. Get in touch with or stop by the enrollment center and register for the internship course.  You may need an approval email from me to complete the transaction.  Keep in mind that normal summer tuition rates and fees apply.
3. The internship course starts on June 5th.  It is 100% online via myCourses.  You must complete the internship course while working in the internship.  You must accumulate at least 135 hours in the internship.
For more information on how our internship program works, please visit:
Keep monitoring the Internship Blog for both summer opportunities and fall internship postings.  The blog is at:
Sign up for daily email alerts that are summaries of all postings on a particular day.  Go to the right hand side of the page and you will see the email sign up box.  Just enter your email address and you'll start getting a summary email, each day, of the most recent internship postings.
If you want ideas on how to search for internships, visit: and read my special report.
If you have already secured my approval and need to sign up for the summer internship course, visit the enrollment center.  Some students will qualify for the Sun Scholarship and they can explain that to you at the enrollment center.
Feel free to email me your questions.
Professor Griffin

Marketing Internship

Marketing Internship
South End Business Association (SEBA) of New Bedford is looking to bring on an intern to help market the association, market sponsored events, and prepare marketing materials (i.e., press releases and other information pieces).  SEBA has been in existence for 41 years and is a nonprofit with an office in Howland Place.  Candidates should be at least juniors, have excellent communication skills, be able to understand goals and objectives of the SEBA and be self-motivated.  Must be very professional in that the intern will be working with other business professionals and city officials to promote the businesses of the south end of New Bedford.  Must be available at least 10 hours per week and compensation is a possibility.
Interested students should send their resumes and cover letters to Louis DeMelo at:
For more information, you can call the SEBA office at 508.999.5245

Full-time Job - Spring 2012 Graduates

2nd Call For Resumes
Lapointe Insurance Agency
For 50 years, Lapointe Insurance ( has been providing personal service and expert advice to meet the needs of your family, home, and business. Lapointe Insurance is headquartered in Fall River, Massachusetts with other locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

The agency is recruiting a full-time insurance agent and is accepting resumes from Charlton College of Business students.  Candidates should be May 2012 graduates with majors in marketing or finance however, any business major will be considered.

The key qualities that Lapointe looks for in a candidate for the position of for Insurance Agent (or Account Executive) are:
Analytical skills. Insurance sales agents must evaluate the characteristics of each client to determine the appropriate insurance policy.

Customer-service skills. Insurance sales agents must be able to communicate effectively with customers by listening to their requests and suggesting suitable policies.

Initiative. Insurance sales agents need to actively seek out new customers to maintain a flow of commissions.

Self-confidence. Insurance sales agents should be confident when making “cold” calls (calls to prospective customers who have not been contacted before). They must speak clearly and persuasively and maintain their composure if rejected.

Below is the job description for this position.

JOB TITLE:                                      INSURANCE AGENT (Producer)
JOB PURPOSE:                               Production of new business
1.      Prospect for new commercial accounts.
2.      Round-out existing personal and commercial accounts.
3.      Develop assigned number of Ex dates per year
4.      Prospect Files must be completed at time an application is submitted..
5.      Review accounts using Risk Management Techniques and provide appropriate risk treatment recommendations.
6.      Document all underwriting activity.
7.      Prepare complete submissions.
8.      Prepare automated proposals .
9.      Assist account manager in negotiations with carrier
10.  Assure that DB or financing options are met.
1.      Prepare quotes and applications, submits to insured for signature, submit to carrier and follow up for timely response.
2.      Prepare proposals as needed for renewal presentation.
3.      Actively refer clients to life and personal lines department for solicitation of new business.
4.      Assure that DB or financing options are met.
1.      Welcome customers and maintain a friendly office atmosphere.  Clients should be treated with courtesy and high level of respect.
2.      Provide quality client interaction.
3.      Set priorities and manage workflow to ensure that new business & client retention responsibilities are met.
4.      Maintain cordial and effective relationships with clients, co- workers and insurance company staff.  Co-operate with clients and management to ensure our FIVE STAR standards are met.                                                                                   
5.      Keep a positive and professional attitude at all times.  Maintain professional standards for dress and office etiquette.
1.      Use sound judgment in decision making for decisions within your authority & include the appropriate people when needed.
2.      Exhibit dependability by keeping attendance within company standards.  Requests for time off should be made with as much notice as possible.
3.      Improve job knowledge by participating in agency meetings, attending seminars and achieving industry designations.
4.      Assist in any other projects as directed by management.

Interested students should send their resumes and cover letter to: William H. Lapointe, President via email at:
The plan is for Mr. Lapointe to interview qualified candidates on campus in May 2012.