Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Passing rates on CPA exam - Spring 2014 Q1

Here are the passing rates on the CPA exam from the first quarter of 2014.

First Quarter

Marketing Intern

SEM Marketing Intern

This marketing intern will work 20 hours/week and be responsible for

·         Writing and publishing e-newsletter (writing sample needed.)

·         Posting and enhancing jobs on line

·         Managing on-line marketing information in multiple, coordinated sites, including Facebook and Linked In.

Must have experience in SEM communications.

Please contact

Eileen Wheeler Sheehan

ABLE Associates

508-673-3979 or

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Insurance Info Session - Possible Job and Internships

Do not miss this Career and Internship Info Session:Not familiar with the insurance industry?  Don't worry.  Here's your chance to find out about a great and profitable path for the future. 

In an effort to broaden the awareness of career opportunities within the insurance industry we have invited Travelers Insurance on campus for a discussion with students of all majors (including All Business majors - - Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, MIS, Operations, and Computer Science, as well as Liberal Arts, Psychology, Economics, Mathematics,  to name a few).  Specifics around the logistics are below.  The discussion will be interactive with the focus on raising the awareness of what the insurance industry is and is not along with the various career paths/opportunities and internships within this industry and more specifically at Travelers.  There will be plenty of time set aside for questions.

Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - plan to attend by sending your RSVP to layotte@umassd.eduTime: 4:00pm to 5:00pmLocation:  LARTS 117

Please review some basic information about Travelers below.  The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) is a leading provider of property casualty insurance. For more information about Travelers and career opportunities prior to the event please visit

Travelers at a GlanceWe've built a solid reputation as a leading insurance company, employ some of the most talented, passionate people in the industry and provide endless opportunities for those willing to reach for them.  Dynamic, diverse and ever-changing - there's more to Travelers than you might expect.
Company overview- Second-largest writer of commercial U.S. property casualty insurance
- Third-largest writer of U.S. personal insurance through independent agents
- Total assets of approximately $105 billion, shareholders' equity of $25 billion and total revenue of $26 billion, as of December 31, 2012- A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average
- Approximately 30,000 employees, with Representatives in every U.S. state, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Help Desk Internship (MIS Majors)

Hydroid, Inc
I.T. Help Desk Internship
 Located on Cape Cod just 2 miles past the Bourne Bridge, Hydroid, Inc. is a trusted science and technology leader in our field. We design, manufacture and market advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) for marine research, defense, hydrographic, and offshore energy markets for operations in water depths of up to 6,000 meters.
A subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, we are World Class through People, Technology, and Dedication.
Hydroid is seeking an I.T. Help Desk Intern
Job Description: Provide Help Desk support to Hydroid Inc. users.
Responsibilities include the following:
1. Assist company in a technical support role with computer software and hardware issues. This may include repairing or installing various applications, PCs, printers and other computer gear in an enterprise environment.
2. Monitor, maintain and resolve I.T. help desk queue and activities in a timely manner. Open and record new service desk tickets when needed.
3. Answer and man the helpdesk phone for internal computer requests.
4. Setup and install computers and information equipment for company new hires.
5. Upgrade scheduled computers including transferring files and settings to new devices.
6. Effectively communicate with all staff and provide high-level of customer support to employees needing assistance.
7. Promote and participate in collaborative atmosphere.
8. Perform other related duties as required by senior I.T. staff and management.
Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications: Undergraduate program work in Management Information Systems or related computer degree. Minimum of a year supporting computers in a business or academic environment as well as excellent telephone and communication skills. Experience in Microsoft Windows 7 and XP as well as MAC experience is highly preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office suite applications and Outlook email configuration as well as other various off the shelf software such as anti-virus programs is also a plus. Microsoft certifications preferred.
Qualified candidates should send their resumes, including salary requirements to
Hydroid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA/M/F/V/D Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance with the application process as a result of your disability please call 1-508-563-6565 or mail your request to 6 Benjamin Nye Circle, Pocasset, MA 02559, Attn: Employment Application Assistance.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Business & Engineering Leaders Forum

Don't forget to join us for the Business & Engineering Leaders Forum!WHEN:  Wednesday, April 16th
WHERE: Woodland Commons
TIME:  4:30 - 5:30 pm, Mentor Discussion Circles, students and panelist
5:30 - 7:00 pm Panel Discussion

This is a great opportunity to get career advice from successful business and engineering leaders from IBM, Cisco Systems, Jacob Associates, Inex Advisors, LLC, and FusionStorm.

Take advantage of the knowledge and experience of our distinguished panelist by attending this event which is sponsored by the College of Engineering and the Charlton College of Business.

For more information contact:  Joyce Antine, or Lara Stone,


Friday, April 11, 2014

Careers in Civil & Foreign Service

Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:01:38 -0400 (EDT)
From: ""
Subject: Careers in Civil & Foreign Service

Careers in Civil & Foreign Service
Wednesday, April 16
12:30-2:00 PM
Woodland Commons

A presentation by Evyenia Sideras, US Diplomat in residence, New England
region. All majors are welcome. Lunch will be included. This event is
co-sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences, the Political Science
Department and the Career Development Center. For further information and
details, please contact John Fobanjong at 508-999-9177,

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Tweets from Internship Director


Network and seek information to build leads

You gotta network!

Monday, April 144:00pm–6:00pm
Woodland Commons

Speed Interviewing & Networking

Please RSVP with your name, major, and year of graduation to Lisa Ayotte at

Wednesday, April 164:30pm–5:30pm: Mentor Discussion Circles
5:30pm–7:00pm: Panel Discussion
Woodland Commons

Business & Engineering Leaders Forum

Co-Sponsored by:  Advancement Office

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Operations Intern - Marshalls Framingham - Summer 2014

Here's the link:

Publishing Intern, Marketing

Publishing Intern, Marketing-SCI001K4
Elsevier : NA-USA-MA-Waltham


The Science and Technology Books Division at Elsevier has an exciting internship opportunity in the Marketing department. Through individual and team project-based work, the intern will be introduced to the business of publishing, gaining hands-on experience and knowledge in the creation, management and dissemination of marketing campaigns and projects. The intern will be given the opportunity to observe, participate in, and learn about many aspects of business, publishing, marketing, project management, and interdepartmental collaboration.
The Marketing Intern will be reporting to Stephen Fiedler, Community Marketing Manager and will be located in the Elsevier Waltham, MA office. This will be a 10-week internship over the summer of 2014. This will be a 4-day a week internship, Monday through Thursday, 9-5, and will be paid at an hourly rate of $8.10.
The Internship will provide the intern broad exposure to various marketing activities within the organization. Interns will be given the opportunity to participate in marketing and publicity campaigns, learn more about E-Commerce, SEO and advertising, and will be responsible for leading content marketing projects, including the creation, repurposing and dissemination of content among various audience segments and personas.
This internship will consist of 3 marketing projects, with the opportunity to work across multiple marketing channels dedicated to each area (Community/Social Media/Blog, E-Commerce, Publicity, Textbooks, Retail/Institutional E-book). The program will culminate with a capstone project, highlighting the full scope of work and projects completed.
At the end of the internship, the intern should have a working knowledge of how to strategize, develop and execute marketing campaigns for various audience segments and will oversee each stage of development for the three projects. Interns will learn how difference processes, including: content marketing, Publicity, E-Commerce, and sales, fit into overall strategy, messaging and content development.


The ideal candidate for the internship will have several of the following skills and experience:
• Studying for a Bachelor’s in Marketing, Business, Publishing, Journalism or a related field.
• Interest in marketing, publicity, branding and books.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
• Proficiency with Google Drive and other sharing tools (DropBox, Calendar, etc…)
• Experience with content marketing strategies, core concepts and ideas.
• Experience doing marketing/industry research and competitive analysis.
• Experience using creative content generation tools a plus (Photo Shop, Final Cut, etc…)
• Experience using social media and management/scheduling tools a plus (Hootsuite, Spredfast, etc…)
• Work experience within an office environment strongly encouraged.
• An ideal candidate will be independently driven and have good time management skills, along with the ability to juggle multiple tasks, deadlines and people.
*Candidates do not need to have all these skills to be considered a strong applicant for the position*
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 employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

I need Your help

If you participated in an internship but did not receive credit, during the period of June 2013 up until now, could you inform me of that activity so I can report the numbers to our administration?  Click on this link and complete 4 quick questions:


Professor Mike Griffin

Intern, State Income-Franchise Tax -Providence - Summer 2014

Here's an interesting internship for an accounting or finance major:

SUMMER INTERN: Marketing: Nursing Care - Great Opportunity

Here's a great opportunity for a marketing or business student at Covidien in Mansfiel, MA

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Real Estate Operations Intenship - Citizen's Bank Cranston, RI

Student's Share Internship Success Stories TODAY

Experience sharing by Four Beta Alpha Psi students, featuring:
Lauren Soares - internship with KPMG (full-time job offered)
Jeffrey Blanc - internship with PricewaterhouseCoopers
Hubert Thevenin Jr. – internship with Ernst & Young
Ravin Brown – internship with VITA & Pratt & Whitney

Time: April 10th (Thurs), 6:30PM - 7:30PM

Location: CCB 115 (Charlton College of Business)

Monday, April 7, 2014


If You Are Seeking A Full-time Job After Graduation or a Summer Internship
And Want to Launch Your Career AND Get Prepared


Dear Student,

As part of UMass Dartmouth's Career Development Week, you are invited to participate in a "Speed Interviewing and Networking Session" on Monday, April 14th from 4pm-6pm in Woodland Commons.

What can you expect?

Speed interviewing is a fun and informative event that allows you the opportunity to have several mock interviews with professionals in a very short time.  Think of "speed dating".

You will have the opportunity to answer top interview questions by several professionals in a fast-moving process.  Each interviewer will have a different question to ask you and you will have approximately 5 minutes to respond before moving on to the next interviewer.  This means you have to think on your feet.  Take advantage of this opportunity to practice your interview skills in a fun format.  Please RSVP to Lisa Ayotte - by April 11th.

Here are some suggestions on how to prepare:

  1. Be prepared to introduce yourself and briefly explain your career goals.
  2. Make a positive impression through grooming and professional dress.  If you are unsure about what to wear visit:
  3. Bring extra copies of your resume.
  4. Make eye contact and exercise good posture.
  5. Act mature and professional yet positive and enthusiastic.
  6. Pay close attention and listen carefully in order to respond appropriately in the time allotted.
  7. Be prepared by researching top interview questions.  Familiarize yourself with what employers want to know.
  8. Bring your cell phone and a friend to video tape your responses so you can learn from this process and enhance your skills for future interviews.

If you have any questions, please contact x8658 or stop by the Career Development Center in the Campus Center - located near UMass Pass.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Accounting Assistant – Part Time - Fall River

ReTrans Freight

Job Title
Accounting Assistant – Part Time

Company Description

Re Trans Freight connects you with top industry carriers for Less than Truckload, Truckload, Intermodal, and Expedited shipments.  Our transportation management program improves your cycle times to put shipments in your customers’ hands sooner. At the same time, we can help you save up to 10-20% on your shipping by: Leveraging our aggregated volume through our nationwide transportation network. Reducing or eliminating your internal costs associated with freight audits and the administration of your current freight management process. Providing real-time information and technology that includes a suite of web applications, EDI/XML capabilities, and customized web portals.

We also offer an intensive customer support system so you can ship with confidence and peace of mind. Ultimately, we provide total transportation management solutions that help you manage your internal processes to save money and improve efficiency while simultaneously increasing customer satisfaction and strengthening your competitive position.

Job Description

The primary role of this position is to assist the Accounting Department with their day to day activities using the Great Plains accounting system.  Duties include the following:

1.      Record voids in the accounts receivable and accounts payable systems as freight bills are removed by the freight carriers and no longer due.

2.      Record credit memos in the accounts receivable and accounts payable systems as freight bills are updated by the freight carriers with lower amounts due.

3.      Process payments received by customers in the accounts receivable system.

4.      Prepare bank deposits for checks received by customers.

5.      Assist in the analysis of variances between actual financial results and budgeted amounts by preparing excel worksheets and identifying the underlying reasons.

6.      Prepare general ledger journal entries as requested.

7.      Record payment related notes in freight bill system as needed.

8.      Establish receivable and payable records when refunds to customers are needed.

9.      Other items identified as knowledge level improves.


The ideal candidate is a junior or senior accounting major, has successfully completed intermediate and cost accounting, is experienced with Excel worksheets, and resides within the general local area on a full time basis.

The Controller and Senior Accounting Analyst will provide the primary and day to day direction respectively. 

Schedule / Compensation

This part-time position will begin in June 2014 and will continue at least through May 2015.  The company is flexible regarding the weekly work schedule but will expect 10 to 15 hours per week depending on weekly work flow.  The rate of pay for this position is $10.00 per hour. 

Interested candidates should e-mail cover letter and resume to:

Paul Fiocchi, Controller

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Summer 2014 Digital Commerce Intern, Stride Rite

This is an internship with Stride Rite - located in Lexington, MA.  Here is the link:

HR Summer Internship

Here is the link:


Here is the link:

Op. MGT Summer Internship (Management or Finance Major)

This is an awesome opportunity at a major corporation in Mansfield, MA.  Here is the link:


Here is the link:

Summer Sales Internship Quincy - MA

Market leading Videoconferencing / Unified Communications firm seeks a bright, articulate college Student or graduate to join our Service Sales team for a 10 week internship program. The program includes a one week training session along with an assigned mentor for the duration of the internship.

Our Summer Internship is flex hours 30-40 hours per week at our offices in Quincy, MA. The

Internship is a paid position $10/Hour

Qualifications Intern must be:
Eager to Learn
Good Communicator
Value working on a team
Seeking to gain Sales/ Marketing Experience                                             

Greg Scott 617-519-5540Providea Conferencing an SPS Company

Bank Examiner - Massachusetts

THIS IS NOT AN INTERNSHIP - it is an opportunity for someone who has or soon will have a BS degree.  Bank Examiners learn a great deal about the banks that they examine.  This can lead to a great career in bank examination or other areas of financial services.  I encourage May 2014 grads to consider applying for this and also any alumni who are looking for a job.  I was an bank examiner early in my career and remember how the job was a great learning experience and a stepping stone.  I was a federal bank examiner and this is a state level job but there are many similarities.  Here is the link to learn more and to apply (Professor Michael Griffin)

Friday, April 4, 2014

PWC summer work - Boston - Paid

Are you interested in working in Boston this summer for PWC?  If so, please read the description of the position below and if you are still interested, send a copy of your resume to Ann Ulett, at PWC: In addition,  complete a PwC talent profile at

This is a temporary summer (paid) position and you will learn a great deal in the tax area.

Minimum Requirements:

Junior or higher
  • 3.2 gpa or higher
  • Accounting Major
  • Ability to work without sponsorship


  • Tax Summer Busy Season Help
  • Does not lead to second internship or full-time offers - temporary help
  • Not considered part of or participating in traditional internship program
  • Location -  Boston Office
  • Start - Mid June
  • End - September 15
    • Mid June - August 30 - Minimum of 25 hours guaranteed, but realistically may run 40+ and may include time on weekends and evenings.
    • Need to be open to work on 2-3 days of Labor Day weekend, as this is just prior to big 9/15 deadline
    • September 1 - September 15 - Minimum of 25 hours a week needed

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Summer Marketing Internship at Amica in Lincoln, RI

Here's the link:*07226CEF3873BD00&__jbsrc=6C5AD42E-44C7-4C1B-B33C-A145773304E6

Must have excellent writing skills

Nordstroms - Providence Place Mall - Retail Internship

Here's the link to the posting:

Marketing Summer Internship - Hanover, MA

About the Job

Description of the summer intern marketing (paid) job:
Our mid-size, privately owned manufacturing company is currently updating our web presence and moving into social media. We have sales and service across the United States, Canada and Mexico with corporate headquarters in W. Hanover, MA. The position available in W. Hanover would work directly with our Marketing Manager to fine tune the new site including assisting with creation of a blog and implementation of a Twitter feed.
Responsibilities would also include creation/implementing posts on the company FaceBook and LinkedIn pages. Some sales contact and support also included in the position. We have a small marketing department and a tight family style company.  Please e-mail resume to
Description of Gem:
Gem Gravure Co, Inc. is a midsize, privately owned company specializing in ink jet product identification systems.  Established in 1952, Gem pioneered marking systems for the wire & cable industry using patented wheel printing processes designed by Gem founder.  Gem CEO introduced the first ink jet printers to the wire & cable industry in the 1980’s.  Further expansion has added a full line of fluids compatible with all brands of continuous ink jet printers.  We specialize in the design and production of the finest pigmented fluids in the market today. We are located in Southeastern Massachusetts, close to Boston’s historic sites and the natural beauty of Cape Cod, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.



Operations Summer Internship - Harbor One Credit Union - Brockton, MA

Here is a link to an internship announcement from Harbor One Credit Union - located in Brockton, MA.  This would be great for an operations management major or other majors interested in banking including marketing because the position does require "up-selling skills".  This is a full-time paid position for the summer in Brockton, MA.  It does require working in a call center and these internships require total engagement while on the job - usually trouble shooting customer problems and contributing to the success of the customer service function.  The learning usually on the job and the environment is usually very professional.  Business etiquette and professional behavior required!