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.

Logistics:
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 www.travelers.com/careers

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 ekierstead@hydroid.com.
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,
jantine@umassd.edu or Lara Stone, lstone@umassd.edu

COMMENT - NETWORKING IS SO IMPORTANT WHEN TRYING TO FIND INTERNSHIP LEADS

Friday, April 11, 2014

Careers in Civil & Foreign Service

Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:01:38 -0400 (EDT)
From: "UMDANNOUNCE@umassd.edu"
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, jfobanjong@umassd.edu

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Tweets from Internship Director

@MikePGriffin

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 layotte@umassd.edu

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