Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Internship - Marketing/Information Management/Business (Paid) Fall River

Internship - Marketing/Information Management/Business
OCI Software is a Microsoft Certified Partner and premier software design & development firm entering its 33rd year of providing cutting-edge information technology solutions. Based in Fall River, Massachusetts, OCI Software currently serves a number of firms, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations to public sector. Utilizing a staff of experienced and highly skilled technology professionals, OCI Software continues to develop its best-in-class electronic patient care reporting (ePCR) product, AmbuPro EMS.

AmbuPro EMS is the most powerful, yet easy to use, electronic patient care reporting (ePCR) NEMSIS Gold software solution developed for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals. It’s a complete, turnkey approach that streamlines patient care reporting and EMS operations, increases efficiency and reduces cost and liability for EMS agencies and Fire Departments.
Our sales and marketing department is expanding its reach and working in exciting new territories. We are looking for an ambitious intern who is willing to support this expanded sales effort through phone research, data collection and information management. This is an exciting opportunity for interns of all levels, so please apply regardless of your year and experience level.
Grow your market research and information management skills, gain exposure to strategic sales process, marketing and management, while working in a fast-paced, innovative software development, deployment and customer service/support environment.

• Gather EMS agency data in assigned territories to support sales and marketing campaigns
• Manage information collected in Microsoft Excel and share updates with sales team as needed
• Enter new leads gathered by sales team at national trade shows into OCI's customer relationship management system (CRM)
• Make phone calls to existing clients to assess customer satisfaction; track and share findings
• Survey EMS agencies throughout the country regarding their current use of, and satisfaction with, ePCR software. Track and share findings.
• Potentially support development of digital presentations related to sales and marketing efforts.
Hours & Compensation
Part-time, paid, - $12/hour -15-20 hours per week. Schedule to be determined based on students availability and course schedule.
Qualifications: Requirements
Applicants should be marketing, business, management information systems, communications or related majors. Excellent organizational and communications skills, and experience with related software such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint will also be considered when reviewing applications. 

 *How to Apply: Inquiries & Applications:
Interested and qualified students should email Pam Sefrino -psefrino@ocisoftware.com with questions and/or a cover letter and resume.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Business Intern for Local Workforce Board (New Bedford)

The Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board, Inc. is looking to bring on an intern.  See the information below.  If interested, send your resume to Melissa Pacheco mpacheco@umassd.edu
The Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board, Inc. is a business-led, policy-setting board that oversees workforce development initiatives in the ten-community region stretching from Dartmouth to Wareham, MA. Appointed by New Bedford Mayor Jonathan F. Mitchell, the Board is composed of business, civic, education, labor, and community leaders.

Established under federal law, the Board’s Chairman is a member of the private sector. The current Chair is Peter J. Muise, President and CEO, First Citizens’ Federal Credit Union. Vice-Chair is Christopher J. O’Neil, Vice President, Tomlinson & O’Neil Insurance Agency, Inc. in New Bedford.
The Board employs a staff of full-time professionals and maintains offices in New Bedford. The Board itself consists entirely of volunteers.
All of the Board’s meetings are open to the public.

The Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board oversees workforce development efforts in Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Lakeville, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, Rochester, and Wareham. Included are the Greater New Bedford Career Center and the Wareham Career Center, both operated jointly by New Directions Southcoast, Inc. and the Massachusetts Division of Career Services.

The Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board is one of 16 similar boards in Massachusetts. Workforce Investment Boards direct federal, state and private funding for educational and occupational skills programs.

In addition to responsibilities mandated under the federal Workforce Investment Act, boards have been called upon to play a major role in a variety of key state initiatives, and to define their vision, mission, and goals based on local community needs.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

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

Facilitation, coordination, and logistics of working with a regional initiative focused on workforce development.

Communicating in writing and verbally and doing presentations for small and larger groups.

Experience practicing critical assessment, as well as analyzing an overall systems approach to workforce development. 

Opportunity to be mentored by professional from local , regional,  and national levels in the areas of workforce , economic and educational /training initiatives.

Job Title:  Workforce Investment Board Interns

Academic preparation of the student required (graduate, senior, junior, courses taken, GPA, etc.):

Junior or Senior

·         Skills required: Ability to draft and coordinate multiple groups/organizations agendas and meetings

·         Ability to facilitate through personal, electronic, and telephone dialogue the needs and issues of varied groups through the distribution of information/data/etc.

·         Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally

·         Extremely detailed focused

·         Ability to address and follow up on dozens or requests on a daily basis

·         Highly organized

·         Positive attitude

·         Comfortable communicating with upper level management and diverse populations
Hours of work: 10-20 hours per week
Start and end dates:  ASAP- no end date
Primary supervisor and contact information: George Hemp

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) Internships

Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) is a privately-held financial institution that has been a thought leader and solutions provider for almost 200 years. We serve the most discerning and sophisticated individuals and institutions with expertise in Private Banking, Investment Management, and Investor Services.

BBH is now accepting applications for Summer 2015 internships.  These might be of interest to finance majors and others interested in the investment world.  To apply, go to the Careers section of the BBH web site (www.bbh.com).  Below are reference numbers that I am told you will need to apply for a particular position.

Req #27313: Investor Services and Administration – Boston
Req #27314:
Investor Services and Administration – NY/NJ
Req #27479:
Investor Services and Administration – Denver
Req #27315:
Systems – Boston
Req #27316:
Systems – NY/NJ
Req #27317:
Private Banking – Boston/NY/Philadelphia/Charlotte/Chicago
This referral came to use from Don Lander who is an adjunct professor at UMASS Dartmouth.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Business Administration Intern (Paid) Taunton, MA

South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation is a regional nonprofit economic development corporation that focuses on job creation by financing all types of small businesses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Position:  Paid Business Administration Intern

The intern will gain practical experience through working with the VP, Operations and Portfolio Management and AVP, Operations and Servicing Officer.  The intern will also assist in the smooth operation of the front office and reception area.


·         Scanning and Organization of Client files

·         Answering requests as appropriate, referring requests for information to the appropriate staff member

·         Assisting the Operations/Servicing Department with client mailings and other tasks as necessary

·         Assisting with administrative duties

·         Degree focus in Accounting/Finance preferred

·         Knowledge of and experience with general business principles

·         Excellent written and communication skills

·         Ability to organize and prioritize work

·         Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with outside organizations and contacts

            Location & Supervisor:       

                                    Sidonia Silva-Reyes
                                    SEED Corporation

                                    80 Dean Street

                                    Taunton, MA 02780

            Hours:  20

            Time Frame: Fall 2014; Winter 2014/2015

Please contact Angela Knight, Marketing Manager, at (508) 822-1020
or aknight@seedcorp.com for more information.

SEED Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Energy related internship/fellowship - PAID and LOCAL

Below is a description of an interesting internship (they call it a fellowship) with the Southeastern Enviroment Education Alliance (SEEAL).  It pays $11 per hour and if you are interested - please act fast to send a resume and email of interest to the person mentioned near the bottom of this message.  THIS WILL NOT BE FOR CREDIT as our credit internship course is well underway however, it will be a good resume item.  The organization must make a decision on an intern by the end of the day Monday Oct 6th so you must apply right away and be ready to interview possibly as early as this weekend.

About the Challenge:
The Southeastern Environmental Education Alliance (SEEAL) launched the SouthCoast Energy Challenge, a community energy savings campaign, to engage and mobilize residents to become more thoughtful energy consumers. The program aims to reduce energy consumption by 15% in the SouthCoast. The Challenge promotes individual action as well as friendly competition among towns, through active promotion of home energy efficiency and solar energy, as well as other actions to reduce fossil fuel use.

Fellowship Description:
The primary focus of the Challenge Fellowship will be community engagement through organizing and outreach, to spread awareness and increase participation in the Challenge.  Fellows will work closely with the Organizing Manager promote the Challenge in the 27 towns we serve. Some of the work will be in the Dartmouth Town Hall office, but predominantly, the fellows will be working in the community at large. We request a one-year commitment with 10-20 hours a week during the school year of 2014.

Primary Responsibilities (Training Provided):
• Contribute to social media and marketing campaigns
• Keep weekly blog and manage website blogs
• Management of a small team of interns
• Assist in the daily management of the non-profit
• Designing community outreach

Desired Qualifications:
• A demonstrated interest in energy and sustainability-related issues
• Eagerness for learning and practicing grassroots organizing skills
• Excellent social skills—ability to fearlessly talk to anyone!
• Persistence, flexibility, creativity, and enthusiasm
• Personal laptop computer

AND 2 or more of the following skills, experience, and/or education:
Graphic Design   Student Leadership  Educational Leadership
Business Management  Social Research   Field Work
Physical Science  Public Speaking   Sales
Social Activism   Sustainability   Web Management
Social Work/Sociology  Biology    Marketing

Timeline & Compensation:
Schedules will be flexible in consideration of other commitments.  Pay begins at $11/hr + bonuses and travel stipend. For more information, visit www.SouthCoastEnergyChallenge.org, call 508-910-1871, or contact Diana.challenge@seeal.org

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 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.