Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Internship with Local Insurance Agency

The Sylvia Group is looking for a business intern to work approximatley 8-15 hours a week and this could be a paid position.  The job will involve various duties to be discussed in more detail at the interview.  Good computer/software skills, a desire to learn about the insurance business, and a can do attitude required.  Should be at least junior standing.  This position could extend through the summer and would qualify for internship credit (assuming you also take and complete the summer internship course.)

Resumes and cover letter should be emailed to Ms. Markene Kalsz at:

Marlene Kalisz

Director of Client Services & Staff Development
The Sylvia Group of Insurance Agencies
500 Faunce Corner Road
Building 100, Suite 120
Dartmouth, MA 02747
Phone (508) 742-9232
Fax (508) 742-9332

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Textron Internships: Accounting and Finance

Textron Internships: Accounting and Finance

Textron Coporation, a large multi-national corporation headquartered in Providence, RI, will have several internship positions be open this May (2013) in their Corporate Controllers Department – (2 positions) Benefits Finance Group and (1 position) Government Accounting and Compliance Group.

They are looking for students that will be able to commit to long term internship (desired time period is 1-2+ years). These are paid positions in downtown Provience. Ideal candidates will be (this coming 2013 fall semester) sophomore/juniors.  Rising seniors should apply if they will be going to graduate school full time upon completion of their senior year. Textron would like to hire as soon as possible to ensure some overlap for training.  CCB has had a long-term relationship with Textron and we have received positive feedback from students who have completed these internships.  We also have UMD alumni working at Textron and they have been terrific advocates for our business program and our business majors.   Below are more details:  

Job Title: Intern-Accounting

Department/Group: Corporate Controllers

• Benefits Finance Group (2 positions)

• US Government Accounting & Compliance Group (1 position)

Reports to (title): Senior Analyst, Benefits Finance

Director, US Government Accounting & Compliance

-This is a paid internship


Responsible for assisting members of the Controller’s department, in both daily activities and special projects to learn, understand and gain experience related to compensation & benefits, pensions/ health & welfare, and/or US government accounting & compliance.

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.


• Assist with collection of compensation and benefit data from divisions and other departments; 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.
• Participate in special projects as needed.


Problem Solving – Moderate
Level of Decision Making – Minimal
Management Duties – Minimal

4. LOCATION: Textron World Headquarters, 40 Westminster Street, Providence, RI

5. DRESS CODE/ATTIRE: Business casual (no jeans / t-shirts)

Education Requirement
Ideal candidate will be sophomore/juniors – seniors should only apply if they will be going to graduate school full time.  We are looking for a student that will be able to commit to long term internship (desired time period is 2+ years).

Prior Relevant Work Experience (Years and Type)

Prefer some experience working in a professional environment though not required.

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 (seniors should be planning on attending graduate school)

Successful candidate will be trained to use Lawson general ledger software and Hyperion Financial Management financial reporting software. Candidate will also be exposed to general ledger activity, pensions/health & welfare, compensation & benefits, government accounting, and some SEC reporting based upon the relevant group (Benefits or Government).

Any interested students should submit resumes via the Textron on-line application page

Please include a copy of your resume and a short cover letter.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Marketing: Southcoast Health System Internship

Southcoast Health System is looking to bring on a marketing intern immediately. This is unpaid but should be a great experience. The student should expect to learn about a variety of marketing strategies – including event planning, media buying, copywriting and more. They are looking for a Junior or Senior with strong writing skills who can commit about 10 hours a week preferably afternoons. Please send your resume (Preferaby by email) to:

Andrea E. Fortier
Marketing Coordinator
Southcoast Health System
157 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

Digital Marketing Internship

Job Title: Digital Marketing Intern

Primary duties and responsibilities:

· Industry research for mobile industry, online consumer healthcare industry and advertising agencies in the northeast region

· Some administrative duties

· Will have the chance to pick a topic in digital marketing industry, research topic, interview experts and co-write an article to be published

· Create blog posts

· Conduct linkedin and email lead generation campaigns

What will the student learn from this experience (list 4 or 5 learning objectives)?

· How to conduct industry research

· How to author an article and get it published

· What makes content viral

· How to interview industry experts

· Business development process

· How to produce blog posts

· Can learn in-depth about a digital marketing topic – and then for some specific areas such as mobile, online healthcare, etc…

· Press outreach

Benefits are as follows:

· Will be a job reference for you, will receive a $300 monetary stipend at end of project

· Network access – I will connect you with my network for your job search

· Industry insights – I can share knowledge of the industry, opportunities, etc…

Academic preparation of the student required

· Junior or senior

· Marketing major

Skills required:

· Responsible, self motivated

· Strong writing skills

Hours of work:

· 5-10 hours a week, flexible in terms of hours

· Once a week meeting in South Dartmouth if possible

Start and end dates:

· Immediately – end of term

Primary supervisor and contact information:

· Mary Beth Schoening

Interested students should send resumes and a cover letter to

Monday, February 4, 2013

Internship - Mashpee

Internship Position – Spring/Summer 2013

Purpose: The purpose of this position is to support the successful operation of ‘g’ Green Design Center while providing hands-on experience for the intern in the field of green building and design.
Intern works directly with the President and Showroom Manager to assist on project and showroom management. ‘g’ Green Design Center is also involved with a sustainable business network on the Cape, Cape & Islands Green. The summer intern is involved in these special projects and assist in social media, marketing, and business network development.

Skills Required: Background in interior design, and/or construction. Some knowledge of sustainable design preferred. Computer fluency – Mac: Office Suite, Sketch-Up. We will teach POS system.

Daily Activities:

• Prepare purchase orders/Receive products

• Manage operation of Lightspeed (Point of sale software), including product/supplier data

• Assist President and Showroom Manager with administrative tasks

Project Coordination

• Organization/administrative support

• Answer phone

Support Sales Team

• Prepare and send jobs for bid

• Prepare quotes for customers as requested by Sales

• Assist customers in showroom as back-up


Special project assignments - Business Network Development – Cape & Islands Green

• Write and distribute bi-monthly newsletter

• Maintain network database

• Work with Steering Committee on benefits program development

• Prepare for meetings and events

- Directly responsible to President and receive instructions from President and Showroom Manager

- Need to be responsible handling money

- Need to be able to deal with the public in a helpful and professional manner

Send resume and contact information to: ‘g’ Green Design Center, 28 Bates Road, Mashpee, MA 02649

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Federal and State Career Day Panel

Tues. February 12, 2013
4-6 pm in Main Auditorium
Panel Discussion regarding Jobs and Internships in Public Service

Futher details at:

Also, contact Colleen M. Wetterland,, 508-999-8659 for more details or if you have questions.