Fordham Career Services Blog

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Recent Graduates Join JVC & JVC Northwest


Fordham University graduates join 
JVC and JVC Northwest!
Recent Graduates Dedicate a Year of Service as Jesuit Volunteers

Baltimore, MD and Portland, OR – Fordham University alumni have recently embarked in full-time service with two Jesuit Volunteer organizations, Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and JVC Northwest:

Volunteers with JVC:
-Allison Bantimba, Our Family Services, Tucson, AZ
-Hannah Brumbaum, Westside Children's Center, Los Angeles, CA
-John Casey Byrd, Colegio Miguel Pro, Tacna, Peru
-Alyssa Carolan, Arrupe Neighborhood Partnership at Saint Ignatius High School, Cleveland, OH
-Hira Chaudhary, AIRS Don Miller House, Baltimore, MD
-Rebecca Daily, Casa Marianella, Austin, TX
-Michelle Famulare, Mercy Primary Care Center, Detroit, MI
-Michael Gallagher, Catholic Charities Community Services, Phoenix, AZ
-Amy Gembara, Dolores Mission Parish, Los Angeles, CA
-Sara Haines, Homeboy Industries, Los Angeles, CA
-Meg Horgan, Girls in the Game, Chicago, IL
-Emily Horihan, Playworks, Boston, MA
-Harry Huggins, Neighborhood Service Organization, Detroit, MI
-Jacob Jacob, United Neighborhood Centers of NE PA, Scranton, PA
-Angela Owczarek, Harry Tompson Center, New Orleans, LA
-Michael R. Prate Jr., St. Francis Mission, St. Francis, SD
-Michael Prescia, Sacred Heart Nativity Schools, San Jose, CA
-Elizabeth Reynolds, Catholic Charities Community Services, Phoenix, AZ
-Jaime Rodriguez, Cristo Rey Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
-Erica Talbott, St HOPE Public Schools/PS7,  Sacramento, CA
-Elizabeth Vasile, Catholic Community Services AZ, Tucson, AZ
-Dan Welch, Most Holy Trinity School, San Jose, CA


Volunteers with JVC Northwest:  
-Colleen Chambers, Seattle Nativity School, Seattle, WA
-Amanda Foggia, Central City Concern, Old Town Clinic's Recuperative Care Program, Portland, OR


About Jesuit Volunteer Corps:
The Baltimore, Md.-based Jesuit Volunteer Corps offers women and men an opportunity to work full-time for justice and peace in 38 U.S. cities and 6 countries. More than 250 grassroots organizations across the world count on Jesuit Volunteers to provide essential services. JVC offers volunteers an experience that will open their minds and hearts to live always conscious of the poor and committed to the Church’s mission of promoting justice in the service of faith. Learn more atwww.jesuitvolunteers.org.

About JVC Northwest:
Established in 1956 in Copper Valley, Alaska, JVC Northwest connects individuals with one or more years of volunteer service focused on the core values of community, spirituality, simple living, and social and ecological justice. Each year, JVs serve over 150,000 marginalized people in urban, rural, and Indigenous communities, as well as fragile ecosystems throughout the Pacific Northwest. When the various JVC regions joined as one organization in 2009, JVC Northwest discerned to remain independent and locally based to best serve local and regional communities in the Northwest.  JVC Northwest is a National Direct AmeriCorps program with 135 JV AmeriCorps members. For more information, visit www.jvcnorthwest.org.

JVC CONTACT:  Colleen Kennedy, Director of Advancement, (410) 244-1733 or ckennedy@jesuitvolunteers.org

JVC NORTHWEST CONTACT: Christie Costello, Recruitment and Marketing Manager, (503) 335-8202 or ccostello@jvcnorthwest.org

Interested in learning more about the JVC and chatting with a recruiter? They'll be at our upcoming Common Good Career & Internship Fair on November 5th! Find more info and a full list of companies attending via CareerLink. 


Upcoming Career Views


Career View: T3 Trading
When: Wednesday, October 22nd
Time: 4:15-6:15pm
About T3: T3 Trading Group, LLC (T3) is a Registered SEC Broker-Dealer & Member of the NASDAQ OMX PHLX Exchange. Our proprietary traders focus on intraday momentum, swing, and technical trading of US equity markets. Founded by market veterans, T3 has established itself as a leader in the proprietary trading industry by creating the optimal environment for successful trading, boasting some of the most successful and talented traders in the industry.  T3 is dedicated to enhancing the talents of its traders, implementing a multi-strategy focus in order to increase returns while balancing risk/reward parameters. While focusing on the trading of equities, T3 traders also trade options, which are used both as hedging tools for equity positions and for speculation. www.t3trading.com
Additional Info: The Career View will consist of a presentation outlining the firm and proprietary trading as a career, as well as a tour of the office. 
- Please be sure to familiarize yourself with proprietary trading and have a resume available. 
- There will be a short evaluation at the end to assess preparedness.  Those who excel will be provided with the opportunity for a Q&A and a chance to meet traders.
- Interested in attending? RSVP via CareerLink AND add Carl Giannone on Linkedin at http://www.linkedin.com/in/carlgiannone so you can familiarize yourselves with his background. Feel free to reach out to him at carl.giannone@t3trading.com with questions.

Transportation will be provided. RSVP via CareerLink > Events > Info Sessions.
Questions? Contact Christina at cjacques3@fordham.edu.


CareerView: onefinestay
When: Wednesday, October 29th
Time: 1-3pm
About onefinestay:  There’s this new thing. It’s called the unhotel, and we’re it. onefinestay gives people the chance to live like a local in some of the most distinctive homes in New York, London, Paris, and Los Angeles when the owners are away – it’s redefining the way people experience a city. Are we stopping here? Oh no. Our ambition is to build an unhotel in every major world city. Do we need help to do it? Oh yes.
Additional Info: Welcome students!  We will be providing a tour of onefinestay's bright and airy Soho office, a chat on the history of the company hosted by our co-founder and GM, and casual Q&A time with some of our spirited employees over lunch.

Transportation will be provided. RSVP via CareerLink > Events > Info Sessions.
Questions? Contact Christina at cjacques3@fordham.edu.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Full-time and Internship Opportunities: Google


Google is looking to hire for Full-time and internship opportunities available this spring and summer!

Full-time Opportunities
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis throughout Spring 2015. Students graduating December 2014 are encouraged to apply now.
Role: Associate Account Strategist
Overview: As a Small and Medium-sized Business (SMB) Associate Account Strategist professional at Google, you’ll work with a wide variety of SMB advertisers delivering the optimal advertising solution for each customer. Your entrepreneurial drive and expert product knowledge will enable SMB advertisers to expand their businesses with Google's latest advertising products and solutions.  You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in a two-year developmental Business Associate Program, which offers world-class training, equipping you with the business, analytical and leadership skills needed to be successful at Google.
Audience: Seniors
Roles within People Operations and Marketing will be posted on the Student Careers Site - www.google.com/careers/students - as they become available.

Internship Opportunity
Applications due by December 1st
Program: BOLD Internship
Overview: The Building Opportunities for Leadership & Development (BOLD) Internship Program is designed to provide exposure into the technology industry for students who are historically under-represented in this field. Google invites students to join us for a unique summer experience, including an 11-week paid internship, personal and professional development programming, executive speakers, mentoring, and community-building.
Audience: Juniors

Summer Program Opportunities
All applications due by March 1st

Program: BOLD Discovery Program
Overview: The Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Discovery program is a two-day interactive summit for first-year students who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology sector. Attendees will get an inside look at Google's organizational structure, business operations and culture.
Audience: Freshmen

Program:
BOLD Immersion Program
Overview: The Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Immersion program gives second-year students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a culture where great minds, cutting-edge technology and smart business intersect to make a difference—each and every day.
Audience: Sophomores

Program:
AdCamp
Overview: AdCamp offers a collaborative curriculum focused on Google’s advertising sales and services operations, an overview of Google’s ad products and insight into the industry. Participants will get the opportunity to meet with Googlers and interns, compete in a case competition, participate in social activities and get an inside look into helping small and medium businesses thrive.
Audience: Juniors

Part Time Opportunity: InstaEDU


Looking for a part-time job? InstaEDU is looking for tutors to join their online system!


Become an online tutor in your favorite subjects, and teach whenever you want. As an InstaEDU tutor, you set your own schedule, make $20/hour, and work from wherever is convenient for you (dorm, apartment, library).
How does it work?

InstaEDU will send tutoring requests your way whenever you're online. If you're available, just accept to instantly launch into an online lesson with a student. You can also set up scheduled lessons when it's convenient for you. Work with students of all levels and subjects, and make a extra cash while you do.
Signing up is easy and takes less than 10 minutes! Just visit http://instaedu.com/become-a-tutor and follow a few quick steps.



If you have any questions about tutoring with InstaEDU, please email sophie@instaedu.com.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Spring Internship Opportunity: Guggenheim Museum


Spring 2015 Internships are available at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum!
                                     
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is currently accepting applications for Spring 2015 internships in all museum departments including (but not limited to) Curatorial, Development, Education, Exhibition Management, Marketing, Media and Public Relations, and Publishing and Digital Media. Internships are also available with Guggenheim special projects and initiatives such as the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project, the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Chinese Art Initiative, and the Panza Collection Initiative. The Spring 2015 Internship Program will begin on Wednesday, January 21 and end on Friday, April 17. Spring internships are either full- or part-time, depending on the department. All internships require a minimum commitment of 16 hours (2 days) per week, and a number of openings require a 3 or 4 day per week commitment.

Internship Program Description
The objective of the Internship Program is to offer practical museum training experience to individuals interested in pursuing careers in the arts and museum fields. Interns gain a general knowledge and broad understanding of how a particular department functions within the context of a major museum, as well as specific skills related to a particular department’s activities. Interns are assigned to a department based on their academic backgrounds, professional skills, interests, and career goals. Interns participate in the ongoing work of the department and complete specific projects or portions of larger departmental initiatives. For a full list of departments that offer internships, please see: www.guggenheim.org/internships.

Museum Culture Seminar Program
The Museum Culture Seminar Program forms an integral part of our Internship Program. The program includes field trips to sites such as auction houses, galleries, corporate collections, and other museums. Discussion with Guggenheim Museum staff from a range of departments and awareness of a range of museum-related issues is facilitated. A field trip outside of New York City is planned for the end of every session.

Application deadline is October 18th – so apply ASAP! For more information, or to apply today, head to CareerLink Job ID # 38078

Internship Opportunities: American Junior Golf Association


About the AJGA
The American Junior Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf.

In-House Communications Internship Description
The AJGA is seeking a Public Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Sports Business or Mass Communications major to assist the in-house communications staff of a nonprofit golf association with daily communications tasks. The internship will include a well-rounded focus of media relations, writing and editing news and feature stories, design and creation of publications, advertisements and signage, web site maintenance, social media and multimedia presentation as well as administrative tasks such as organizing files, photography and publications.

Responsibilities
-Write, design and edit Association materials
-Responsible for writing and editing news and feature stories
-Execute a weekly media plan start-to-finish including elements of PR and sponsor relations
-Generate, edit and design content for the AJGA’s digital magazine The Insider, and blog
-Conduct interviews
-Assist full-time staff with special projects
-Help with website content and maintenance
-Assist with administrative tasks such as organizing files, photography, news clippings and publications  
-Media, public and sponsor relations        
-Video editing and archiving
-Customer service

Qualifications
-Ability to operate independently but be a key part of a team.
-Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with high volume.
-Written communications including a command of the English language.
-Golf knowledge is preferred, but not mandatory
-Basic experience with Microsoft Office and web research
-Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
-Knowledge of AP Style
-Knowledge of Adobe Premier, After Effects and Final Cut 
-Pro is preferred for video internship applicants
-Outstanding writing and editing skills
-Highly motivated

For more information and to apply today, head to CareerLink, Job ID # 37674

Spring/Summer Communications Internship Description
The AJGA is looking for talented and well-rounded applicants to serve as communications interns. The communications internship is an entry-level position and you must be 21 at the start of the internship. Interns will travel extensively throughout the United States during the internship to help conduct national junior golf tournaments.

Responsibilities
-Prepare each tournament’s printed materials
-Shoot photography and video footage
-Conduct interviews
-Distribute post-round results and news releases to local and national media
-Maintain media, public and sponsor relations
-Execute the AJGA’s social media plan
-Blog and write features for the The Insider
-Update the AJGA’s website
-On-course rules officiating
-Start and score players
-Monitor equipment inventory, maintenance and replenishment
-Public speaking
-Customer service

Qualifications
-Excellent communication, public speaking and public relations skills
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
-Experience in sports information, media relations or newspaper writing is ideal
-Outstanding writing and editing skills, with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
-Ability to work and communicate in a team atmosphere
-Experience in photography, video and social media
-Published media clips preferred
-Highly motivated
-Golf knowledge is preferred, but not mandatory
-Willingness to take an active leadership role amongst diverse teammates
-Mindset to be flexible and fulfill Operations Intern tasks when required

For more information and to apply today, head to CareerLink, Job ID # 37669 / 37670

Spring/Summer Tournament Operations Internship Description
The AJGA is looking for talented and well-rounded applicants to serve as operations interns. The operations internship is an entry-level position and you must be 21 at the start of the internship. Interns will travel extensively throughout the United States during the internship to help conduct national junior golf tournaments.

Responsibilities
-On-course rules officiating
-General tournament set-up and preparation
-Golf course set-up and preparation
-Start and score players
-Monitor equipment inventory, maintenance and replenishment
-Public speaking
-Customer Service
-Operation and maintenance of company vehicles
-Working with golf course staff, sponsors, stakeholders and volunteers
-Maintain and work within a tournament budget

Qualifications
-Golf knowledge is a preferred, but not mandatory
-Experience in event management/operations is preferred
-Past experience in a team environment
-Efficiency, multi-tasking and time management
-Ability to work and communicate in a team atmosphere
-Highly motivated and self-starter
-Willingness to take an active leadership role
-Excellent communication and public speaking skills
-Basic computer knowledge and skills (Microsoft Office)
-Fiscally responsible

For more information and to apply today, head to CareerLink, Job ID # 37671 / 37672