Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Blum Shapiro (CPA Firm)

Blum Shapiro, the largest regional CPA firm in NE, is interested in recruiting UMD/CCB accounting majors for its Providence and Quincy offices.  Here are the roles that they have targeted for UMD students:

Entry Level – Staff Accountants


 
Winter 2015 Interns



Summer 2015 Interns

 
If you are interested in any of these positions, please apply soon.  October and early November is recruiting time at these firms.
 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Junior Business Analyst: WB Mason - Full-time position


WB Mason Company, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:  Junior Business Analyst                             FLSA Status: Exempt

Department: Information Technology                      Salary Range:

Reports to: Business Systems Analyst Manager

 

Summary:    The Junior Business Systems Analyst acts as the liaison between various departments and the I.T. department and is responsible for contributing to the business systems analysis efforts on the company’s systems and processes.  Work in partnership with business leaders in order to improve business processes through development, implementation, and maintenance of business applications systems.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Elicit business and functional requirements from a diverse set of stakeholders and effectively compile and document these needs for systems design and development.
  • Add value by understanding the business partners needs and providing options and recommendations on how best to meet those needs.
  • Distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Draft user interface design for new systems.
  • Identify data requirements for new systems or system modification.
  • Participate in the solution architecture and technical design.
  • Facilitate the decision process of build vs. buy and/or vendor selection process.
  • Adhere to all software development life cycle steps.
  • Participate in quality assurance and testing of new applications.

Education and/or Experience:
 

·          Bachelor’s Degree/Associate’s degree preferred and/or equivalent technical experience.

·          1-3 years’ experience working with set requirements.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills, interpersonal and relationship management skills.

·         Must be able to communicate effectively in both technical and business settings.

·         Self-motivated, creative, passionate and able to acclimate into a fast paced dynamic environment. 

·         Independent worker who can self-direct and lead cross functional and cross-organizational projects.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Visio and Publisher.

·         Sense of Relational Design, Object Oriented and Service Oriented Architecture a plus. 

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, .NET (VB and/or C#, asp.net) and Sequel a plus. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

 
Physical Demands:   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, lift over shoulders, speak and hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is frequently required to use hands/fingers for data entry and filing.  The employee must be able to lift up to 15 pounds. 

 



Department of Decision and Information Sciences and W.B. Mason formed a partnership through Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance in April 2014. W.B. Mason at Brockton is interested in our students especially with Microsoft AX experience. There are a few intern positions available. You are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
 
 

IT Documentation Specialist: WB Mason

THIS IS NOT AN INTERNSHIP - IT IS A FULL-TIME POSITION

WB Mason Company, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:  IT Documentation Specialist                      FLSA Status: Exempt

Department: Information Technology                      Salary Range:

Reports to: Business Systems Manager

 

Summary:    Use technical creative writing skills to develop, edit and maintain a variety of Information Technology (IT) documents, decipher many different types of information and arrange them in a format that clearly explains the objective. 

 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works in collaboration with IT staff, management and business partners to understand the purpose, approach and content of each work product.
  • Create and maintain consistently professional standard formats for various types of work products including, but not limited to SDLC project deliverables and system operations documentation.
  • Analyze business and technical processes and project objectives to develop comprehensive technical and non-technical project deliverables. 
  • Create and edit moderately complex to complex system related information products, for both IT and non-IT customers such as procedure manuals, on-line help, quick reference cards, workflows, project materials, training materials and policy & procedures. 
  • Create and maintain documentation related to IT systems, applications and infrastructure technologies. 
  • Maintains a current internal documentation library.
  • Works with all groups within the IT function to support technical writing and documentation needs.  Ensure adherence to agreed upon standards, templates and procedures. 


Education and/or Experience:

·         Bachelor’s Degree preferred and/or equivalent experience; technical writing or English preferred; Communications; Business or Computer Science discipline experience as well. 

·         Minimum of three 3 to 5 years of experience; Demonstrated Technical Writing/ Documentation development experience and ability to provide strong advocacy for customer documentation needs and requirements.

·         Experience in writing policies and procedures; editing and organizing written technical documents and materials. 

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·         Strong technical writing and editing ability/ experience working in a highly technical and/or IT environment.

·         Strong computer skills; MS Office, and other computer applications.

  

Minimum Qualifications:      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  

 
Physical Demands:   The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, lift over shoulders, speak and hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is frequently required to use hands/fingers for data entry and filing.  The employee must be able to lift up to 15 pounds. 

 

 



Department of Decision and Information Sciences and W.B. Mason formed a partnership through Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance in April 2014. W.B. Mason at Brockton is interested in our students especially with Microsoft AX experience. You are strongly encouraged to apply.
 
 

 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Fall River based marketing internship

RPI Printing, located in Fall River, MA, is looking for a marketing intern. This offers a great opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and to play a role in implementing a marketing plan.  Interested students should learn about the company at: www.rpiprinting.com and should send a letter and resume to Scott Ramsbottom via email at:
scottr@rpiprinting.com

Interested candidates should be at least juniors, be self-motivated, and understand how a marketing plan is used to launch and product and make it successful.  Should have good communication and PC skills.

HR UPS Internships Brockton, MA

UPS with an office in Brockton, is looking to hire two interns within the next two weeks.  These are both HR related.  One of the internships is an evening position - 4:00pm- 8pm, M-F and the other intern will work running orientation sessions so good oral communication skills would be a must.  Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to:

Joan F. Shea
UPS Employment Supervisor Northeast District
200 OakHill Way
Brockton, MA 02301

or email the documents to Joan: jshea@ups.com

Don't delay if you are interested as these positions will be filled quickly.  They are paid positions.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Marketing Internship


This is a local marketing company in North Dartmouth, MA. If you know of any of your students looking for an internship, we are looking for students with marketing backgrounds.

 

This position is great for marketing majors, as this position could lead them to a lot of different positions and really give them an opportunity to explore their talents (as well as learn their weaknesses).

 

 

Here is the job description, send over anyone who is interested!

 

Client Services/Junior Account Executive

Looking for an exciting, rewarding, and lucrative career path? Plum Direct Marketing, a fast-growing, fun, and innovative marketing firm, is looking to hire a client services/junior account executive role to help support our top marketing/sales experts. In this role, you’ll support our top sales people to provide direct marketing services to financial advisers and insurance professionals. Your role will include:

 

•             Documenting new client marketing plans

•             Online research to gather information for senior marketing expert to make client recommendations

•             Process new client marketing campaign orders

•             Communicate with clients and potential clients on behalf of senior marketing expert

•             Schedule client appointments with senior marketing expert

•             Assist in creating marketing materials for clients

•             Answer client questions and concerns

•             Maintain organization of client files for senior marketing expert

•             Learning the skills necessary to make marketing recommendations to clients and take new orders from them

 

Skills You Must Have

 

•             Excellent communication and writing skills

•             Detail-orientation

•             Ability to work quickly and efficiently, but accurately

•             Desire to learn and grow professional and financially

•             Sense of urgency

•             Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Email

 

Bonus Skills

 

•             InDesign or Other Graphic Design Experience

•             Excellent phone skills – Must LOVE talking with people on the phone and be warm and friendly (Our clients are over the phone only so phone skills are essential)

•             Marketing Copy Writing Experience

•             Direct Marketing Experience

•             Consultative Sales Experience

•             Exceptional customer service skills (must be able to demonstrate the ability to handle clients extremely well)

It is too late to earn credit for Fall 2014 however, it may be possible to use this as a credit internship for Spring 2015 is you will be working at least 135 hours dung Spring 2015.

Interested students should send resumes to: elisabeth@plumdirectmarketing.com

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Marketing Internship at NB Whaling Museum

The New Bedford Whaling Museum (the Old Dartmouth Historical Society)  is a world-renowned museum that brings to life the rich history of the whaling industry and New Bedford. The Museum features the world’s largest whaling ship model; displays of fine and decorative arts; collections of cultural artifacts, rare antiques, scrimshaw and logbooks; and five whale skeletons including the rare blue and northern right.

 
The mission of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society is to educate and interest all the public in the historic interaction worldwide of humans with whales; in the history of Old Dartmouth and adjacent communities; and in regional maritime activity.


We have more than 90,000 visitors a year, with the majority of visitors coming from Southeastern Massachusetts – though many of our visitors are from all over the country and throughout the world.

 

I am very interested in a marketing and communications intern to help with the following tasks:

·         Assist in the creation of Marketing Plans for upcoming events and exhibitions

·         Assist in the creation and implementation of a new marketing campaign for the Museum’s Rental division

·         Assist in the creation and implementation of a new Visitor’s Guide for Museum guests

·         Assist in the creation and implementation of a new, digital visitor survey

·         Assist in the drafting of press releases

·         Assist in updating the content on the Whaling Museum’s website and on other websites that promote the Whaling Museum

 

The intern would learn the following from this experience:

·         Learn how to create and implement a successful marketing plan

·         Learn how to create and provide the best content for online promotions

·         Learn how to best engage an audience to capture pertinent information

·         Learn how to understand your audiences needs in order to provide the best visitor experience

 
The internship title would be: Marketing and Communication Intern


Skills required: This position is for a Junior or Senior. GPA of 3.0 or higher. Strong writing and editing skills required. Will require writing samples. Marketing, Journalism or Communications majors only.

Hours of work: 16 hours per week would be preferred. Suggested schedule would be Tuesdays and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some evening hours would be helpful during special events.

Start and end dates: The intern could start as soon as possible. End date is based on the student’s availability. End of semester or end of school year would be acceptable.

Primary supervisor and contact information: Stephanie Poyant Moran, Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations.
 
Interetsed students should send their resume and an email of interest to: spoyantmoran@whalingmuseum.org