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Several Types of Positions Open at Bay Area Company

June 17, 2014 · Comments Off


An exciting message from a ZAG who is currently working at GuideSpark:

“We have to hire so many people in the next month… if you know anyone who needs a job or even contract work at tech company in the Silicon Valley, tell them to email me! Tell them they will have a better than average chance if I refer them…”

Interested Zags should contact Peter Sorensen at psorensen@guidespark.com

Here’s the link to all the careers: http://www.guidespark.com/about/careers/




GuideSpark, recently named on Forbes‘ list of America’s Most Promising Companies, is a fast growing, well-funded startup that is revolutionizing how employers engage, communicate and train their employees. GuideSpark leverages the latest video and mobile technologies with unique content expertise to disrupt the $67B communications and training market. In a very short time we have built a tremendous roster of A-List clients from Fortune 1000 companies (e.g., Adobe) to fast growing startups (e.g., SurveyMonkey).

Our fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and fun culture is driving triple digit growth and we’re looking for great people to join our team. We are certain that you’d be very happy here — see for yourself.

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Executive Assistant open position at Leadership Spokane

June 17, 2014 · Comments Off


Executive Assistant position opening with Leadership Spokane!

Leadership Spokane has a job opening for an Executive Assistant!

Position Summary:

Provides administrative support to Executive Director. Manages information technology and website. Supports production of Leadership Spokane class sessions, Alumni Association programming and special events, Board meetings, class recruitment and selection, fundraising and development.  Manages financial records and office operations. Safeguards privacy of clients and handles confidential information appropriately.

Demonstrated financial process skills and knowledge of QuickBooks highly desirable. 5 or more years of experience in administration, office management, technology or related field.  Experience with nonprofit organizations and intercultural communications skills a plus.

AA (BA preferred) or equivalent experience in business, communications, marketing or related field.

Please send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Leadership@LeadershipSpokane.org.

Click HERE for job description.

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Spokesman Review seeks ZAG for Social Media job

June 16, 2014 · Comments Off



Can you wow with words, amaze with adjectives and show off your mad social media skillz?

S-R Media/The Spokesman-Review’s Marketing Department needs someone plugged into the Northwest’s entertainment scene who knows the difference between Twitter and Tumblr and who is able to handle everything from writing a long-form feature to running summer-long Facebook contests to crowd-sourcing ideas around all things entertainment. Our ideal candidate for MULTIMEDIA CONTENT COORDINATOR will be the point person in charge of the care and feeding of several popular sites and feeds, maintaining a variety of online and print calendars, and taking a lead role in online promotions.

We want someone disciplined with strong attention to detail and accuracy that comes from a solid traditional media writing background; the creativity that comes from time spent exploring the evolving universe of marketing (multiple exclamation points and all!!!); and the know-how to leverage social media to boost page views and keep online visitors engaged. As one of the largest daily newspapers in Washington State, S-R Media/The Spokesman-Review is committed to providing print and online readers a satisfying experience and delivering results for advertisers large and small.

If you have strong customer service skills, and a four-year degree with a preferred concentration in communications, advertising or marketing, or equivalent experience, let us hear from you. One to two years of industry experience in advertising, journalism, marketing or business environments is also desired, as is proficiency with social media and a keen appreciation for advertising and marketing innovation.

Are you who we’re looking for? If so, please email elizabethb@cowlescompany.com with your resume, cover letter, and writing samples, or apply in person between 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at The Spokesman-Review building, 999 West Riverside Ave. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug & background check required on all finalists. Position open until filled.

Check back by visiting our website at www.spokesmanreview.com/jobs

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Washington Trust Research Fellowship in Spokane

June 10, 2014 · Comments Off

“Washington Trust Research Fellow” with the Inland NW Community Foundation in Spokane

Paid internship for fall of 2014, selecting student now.  Academic credit possible.

ZagTrax.net job posting # 13249

The student will gain experience:

  • within the region’s community foundation 20-county service area in Eastern Washington and North Idaho
  • with collaborative engagement through interaction with INWCF department heads (and potentially Foundation Board/Committees)
  • with applied research that requires critical thinking, strategic planning and the establishment of  measured outcomes
  • working in an entrepreneurial/business environment
  • making recommendations (written and verbal) based upon research that could positively influence INWCF programs;   thus, directly improving communities  within the Foundation’s service area
  • Resume builder
  • reporting to the Foundation’s President & CEO
  • establishing learning outcomes with Gonzaga University and  INWCF Collaborate


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PAID Organizational Effectiveness Internship in Spokane

June 10, 2014 · Comments Off

“Organizational Effectiveness Internship” at Clearwater Paper in Spokane

Starts now full time and could continue through Fall semester at part time.  15-18$ per hour.

ZagTrax.net job posting # 13551

job description:

The intern will work under the supervision of our Leadership and Development Manager to:

  • Investigate development solution options using crowd sourcing and social media platforms
  • Map, vet and prioritize options
  • Propose development solutions
  • Create the tools
  • Craft and manage development templates, roadmaps, plans

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Americorps VISTA position in Browning, MT

June 6, 2014 · Comments Off

This was forwarded by a recent GU alum who works for the parent organization NCAT…

We’re pleased to announce an opening for a year-long, full-time Americorps VISTA position working on food security issues in Browning, MT. Hosted by Browning Public Schools and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), the selected candidate will work with the Browning Public Schools and community to assess and address food security issues through such diverse work as garden projects, expanding Farm to School projects, increasing access to healthy food for students in the summer months, and teaching basic gardening and nutrition skills.  The VISTA member will also partner with NCAT’s FoodCorps team for support, resources, and trainings.

The service term is July 19, 2014 – July 18 2015, and the deadline to apply is July 1, 2014. Please see link below for a detailed description of the job and information regarding the application process.

Americorps Vista Job in Browning Montana



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Private-Equity Investment Jobs in Dallas and Houston

June 2, 2014 · Comments Off

The Career Center & GAMP has been informed of the opportunity below by a prominent Gonzaga alum. If you are a Gonzaga student or graduate and a good fit for this role, please contact our office at 509-313-4021 so that we may put your name forward to the appropriate people.

EnCap is looking to hire a few Associates for our upstream investment staff in Dallas and in Houston.  We will begin interviews in mid-June of this year for a Summer 2015 start date.  A brief description of the position is attached.  The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of investment banking, commercial banking or industry experience.  Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, excellent modeling and writing skills, and an exceptional record of performance at current and previous positions.  Previous E&P experience is a plus but not required.

EnCap is a private-equity firm with $18 billion under active management focused on the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas business.

Description: The primary role of the Associate is to support the Investment Staff in all aspects of the Company’s business, including portfolio management and new opportunity evaluation. Portfolio management responsibilities will vary by company from time to time depending on the status of the investment and its management but, generally speaking, will include ongoing analysis of asset quality, asset value, capital efficiency, communications and opportunity evaluation.

Specific responsibilities of the Associate include:
• Analysis and review of opportunities for the current portfolio and new transactions
• Financial modeling and valuation of investment opportunities
• Assisting in various due diligence activities for transactions and fund raising efforts
• Supporting the Investment Staff with legal documentation
• Preparation of investment memorandums to be presented to the Partners and fund investors
• Continuous client relationship management (i.e. maintaining relationships within selected portfolio investments by working closely with management)
• Preparation of various EnCap presentations
• Performing and disseminating applicable industry research
• Assisting in new employee development and recruiting efforts
• Supporting the investor relations staff
• Performing other tasks in the best interest of EnCap
• Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills
• Highly developed research and analytical skills (expert in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint)
• Exceptional record of performance at current and previous positions• Strong writing skills
• Detail-oriented
• “Self-starter” with the ability to prioritize workflow and meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment

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Entry Level Position at Amazon

May 27, 2014 · Comments Off

Amazon seeks Zags!

Our office was contacted by the new recruiter for Amazon’s fulfillment department, and he is eager to increase Amazon’s recruitment with Gonzaga.

He has posted an open Area Manager position on ZagTrax, which is a great entry-level position for recent graduates from the School of Business (particularly Supply Chain Management).

ZagTrax.net job posting # 13452

Amazon’s new recruiter will be on campus September 9th for a very special Amazon Day, as well as likely participating in our on-campus career fairs in October 2014.


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Bay Area Internships

May 23, 2014 · Comments Off


from our friend Moryt at InternBound
Week of 5/22/14
Applied Materials, Inc. (Santa Clara CA)

College Intern – (00) – Process Engineer-1401293

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12927/

College Intern – (00) – Process Chemistry (1400956)

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12928/

College Intern – (00) – Memory and Materials Technology (1401396)

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12929/

College Intern – (00) – Mechanical Engineer (Year-Round) (1401428)

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12930/

College Intern – (00) – Mechanical Engineer (1400974)

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12931/

College Intern – (00) – Mechanical Engineer (1401345)

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12932/

College Intern – (00) – Mechanical Engineer (1400553)

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12933/

College Intern – (00) – Integrated Marketing Programs (1401076)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12934/

College Intern – (00) – Fluid Systems (1401391)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12935/

College Intern – (00) – Fluid Systems (1401393)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12936/

College Intern – (00) – Electrical Engineer (1401304)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12937/

College Intern – (00) – Electrical Engineer (1401303)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12938/

Associate Intern – (00) – New Busines Development (1400241)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12939/

Associate Intern – (00) – Jr. Commodity Business Manager (1400594)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12940/

Associate Intern – (00) – Imaging Processing (1401367)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12941/

Associate Intern – (00) – Finance MBA (1401245)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12942/

Associate Intern – (00) – Corporate Strategy (1401127)

Posting Link:        https://internbound.com/internship/12943/

Avid Technology, Inc. (Mountain View, CA)

Logistics Intern [8155BR]

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12947/

Bloom Energy

Financial Planning & Analysis MBA Intern

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12960/

Product Management MBA Intern

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12961/

Box.net (Palo Alto, CA)

Business Analytics Internship – Summer 2014

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12962/

Localization Intern – Summer 2014

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12963/

Product Management MBA Intern – Summer 2014

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12964/

Technical Operations Intern – Summer 2014

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12965/

Lockheed Martin Corp. (Sunnyvale CA)

College Student Non-Tch Sr [282614BR]

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12967/

College Student Tech Sr [289626BR]

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12969/

Northrop Grumman Corp. (Sunnyvale CA)

College Intern Technical Intern [14009990]

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12991/

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Seattle Internships

May 23, 2014 · Comments Off


from our friend Moryt at InternBound
Week of 5/22/14

Avanade Inc. (Seattle, WA)

IT Support Analyst Intern [26228]

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12944/

Intern, ITS PMO [25697]

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12945/

Intern – ITS Operations [25579]

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12946/

Russell Investment Group HQ (Seattle, WA)

Intern, AI Client Service Administrative

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12983/

Intern, AI Event Marketing

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12984/

Intern, Client Data Quality Support

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12985/

Intern, Foreign Exchange and Equity Derivatives

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12986/

Intern, Global Equity

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12987/

Intern, Government and Community Relations

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12988/

Intern, Investment Operations

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12989/

Intern, Investment Strategists Team

Posting Link:       https://internbound.com/internship/12990/

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