Career & Professional Development

Helping Gonzaga University Students and Alumni Clarify and Achieve Their Academic and Professional Goals

Category: Recent Grads (page 2 of 3)

Paid Internships working with Social Media


HTC has two paid internships posted on under job #’s 10657 and 10658.

Bellevue, WA

  • All current GU students or recent grads looking for positions in the greater Seattle area in Marketing/Communications/Public Relations: Check out the Paid SOCIAL MEDIA Summer Internships at HTC!
  • A Zag alum (class of 2012) who is working for HTC in Bellevue notified us of the two intern positions!
  • The internships are on HTC’s social media team and they are looking for someone who is energetic and passionate- “and I’d like to get another Zag on the team!”


WA Dept of Revenue has 2 positions in Spokane!

The Washington Department of Revenue has opened two Revenue Auditor positions at the Spokane office.

Positions are posted on, Search Job # 10590.

New Position at Gonzaga Open – Apply by Friday!




Serves as the recruiting representative for the University at high schools and community colleges.  Describes academic programs, student life, and admission requirements to prospective students and high school counselors.  Responsible for geographic territories, and therefore is responsible for all high schools and students in the area.  Point person for recruiting efforts of students underrepresented in higher education, and Office of Admission liaison to diversity initiatives at Gonzaga.


Travel and Special Events (33%):

  • Represents the University at high school visits, college fairs and other events, advising prospective students and high school and college personnel regarding admission policies and procedures.
  • While traveling, Admission Counselors will utilize independent judgment and are expected to act as agents of the University by contributing to the mission of the University at all times.
  • Involved in on and off campus special events such as open houses, college fairs, Gonzaga Experience Live weekends, summer send-offs, etc.
  • Counselors travel approximately three (3) months of each year, but the times are concentrated in September, October, November, March and April, with small trips in the outlying months.  When traveling, counselors visit between 3 and 5 high schools a day (depending on distance between schools), attend evening fairs, do interviews with high school students, and in the spring, host receptions for accepted students.

Prospective Student Review (33%):

  • Admission Counselors independently read and evaluate student applications until the whole pool of applications are reviewed.  Collectively, Admission Counselors are responsible for the entire applicant pool, and each one must review approximately 600-700 applications per academic year.  During late November – December, late January through early March, this task takes up 80-85% of work time.
  • Uses independent judgment to effectively analyze applications of prospective students for admissibility.
  • Interviews candidates for admission, providing information about admission procedures, academic programs, and degree requirements.
  • Maintains liaison with secondary school counselors, prospective students and their parents.
  • Responsible for extensive email and phone follow-up with prospective students.

Project Management (33%):

  • Each counselor is responsible for at least one major project to manage entirely, with supervision.  Projects include, but are not limited to, managing GEL Weekend, managing scholarship competitions, managing the Admitted Student Questionnaire, coordinating and executing the Ignatian Leaders Scholarship competition, coordinating Honors admissions, coordinating student-to-student outreach, coordinating faculty-to-student outreach, and publications.  Counselors must be able to handle marketing (if applicable), plan their project deadlines, manage budget restrictions, and execute the project.
  • Performs other duties as assigned in support of the Gonzaga mission.  Other duties as assigned may include taking on a short-term project like assisting with a survey or a new marketing piece, or assisting the Associate, Director or Dean in areas where work must be completed towards the larger goal of finishing application reading.


  • Assists, as needed, the Assistant Deans of Admission, Associate, Director and Dean of Admission in specific assignments.
  • Participates in the overall planning and strategic marketing efforts of the Admissions department.


May direct the work of admissions support personnel and/or work study students.  Administrative and functional supervision received from Director and/or Associate.


Most duties are performed sitting, but also involve moderate walking and occasional standing, bending, kneeling, stooping, carrying and lifting up to 30 pounds.  Performs a substantial amount of computer keyboard work requiring extensive wrist and hand movements.  The traveling portion of this position requires the ability to travel, via car, air, and foot, and the flexibility to accommodate travel as part of the job requirements. Ability to be mobile campus wide for various business needs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 years of work experience, which may include extensive volunteer or internship work
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent writing, public speaking, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated professionalism when communicating and collaborating with diverse groups of people
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability and willingness to work some evenings and weekends
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Bilingual in Spanish


  • Graduate of Gonzaga University highly preferred
  • Experience working with high school and/or college students
  • Interest in working with groups under-represented in higher education
  • Familiarity with Gonzaga University in terms of its goals, mission, etc.


Zag Seeking Zag for Financial Job in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho


Executive Assistant

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Full-Time, Entry Level Position Details:

  • Bachelor degree required (Finance or Accounting preferred).
  • Must know QuickBooks, have a financial background, ability to multi-task, handle confidential information, maintain financial records, prepare reports and receive special projects from top management.
  • Must be reliable, efficient, professional, have the ability to work under pressure with minimal guidance, and meet deadlines.
  • Reports to CEO of real estate and development company.
  • $3,500 month for qualified applicants.
  • Flexible with hire date.



Jobs in Publishing – Walla Walla, WA

Jobs in Publishing – Walla Walla, WA

Coffey Communications

Below is a link to the job openings at Coffey Communications.

Some of the jobs are entry-level and some of the jobs do require experience.

The Director of Creative Services, Client Relations, and Publishing Operations at Coffey Communications is a Gonzaga alum (English major)!

For more information about our alumni contact at Coffey, please contact the Career Center & GAMP office and request to speak with Erin (509-313-4234).

Entry Level Job: Yield Management Analyst

Entry Level Job Alert!

Yield Management Analyst

Alaska Airlines

Seattle, WA

To apply, log into, go to “Jobs & Internships” and search “ZagTrax Jobs” with ID# 10076.  

Applications are being accepted until April 14th for on-campus interviews April 23rd.

Submit a resume through AND follow the instructions to ALSO apply at


– Analyze changes in market conditions such as competition, schedules, and fares to develop appropriate pricing and inventory allocation strategy
– Monitor and analyze booking levels and forecasts by flight, cabin and class to maximize revenue by adjusting the allocation strategy to take advantage of opportunities or changing business conditions
– Analyze tactical and strategic pricing initiatives and implement fare/tariff actions in order to proactively affect market share, yield, load factor, and revenue
– Review reports of historical revenue and operation performance, and advance booking information for the assigned markets each day by tracking booking patterns, over sales, no-show rates and cancellation rates for unsatisfactory performance and adjust flights as required
– Analyze data from the decision support system on critical flights and take appropriate action
– Maintain open communication and develop a good working relationship with counterparts in the Revenue Management, Scheduling, Reservations, CRC, Marketing, and Stations areas to ensure that revenue impediments are identified and corrected to ensure maximum revenue production
– Analyze special events taking into account market behavior, booking activity, and overbooking levels then develop strategy to adjust the decision support system parameters to compensate for special travel period abnormalities
– Identify seasonal demand fluctuation and insure the appropriate forecast methodology is in place for each of the seasons
– Develop market / flight strategy to match the expected demand of the various periods
– Identify alternative distribution channels to execute pricing and inventory strategies
– Perform ad hoc projects and reports as required
– Other duties as assigned
– Embody the Alaska Spirit and conduct oneself with Integrity, Professionalism, Resourcefulness and Caring

Entry Level Accounting Position in Seattle!

Great Career Opportunity for GU Senior or Recent Grad!


Entry Level Accounting Position in Seattle


Daniels Real Estate is seeking a ZAG for an entry level business accounting position!

This highly successful company offers unlimited possibilities for professional growth!!


Apply through under Job # 10044



CareerShift is available through

As spring approaches, many students are asking for job leads, summer internship openings, resume help, and networking opportunities.

Good news! CareerShift is now available for all GU students & alumni!

CareerShift is a top resource for Gonzaga students and alumni! It is a service paid for by the Career Center & GAMP office and can be accessed free through using your Gonzaga login.

CareerShift is an easy and comprehensive tool to manage your job and internship searches, locate key contacts within elite companies, and find opportunities not found anywhere else!

Go to and click the CareerShift link under the “Jump To” section on the left side of the screen:

Job Alert! People to People Ambassador Programs of Spokane, WA

Entry Level Job Alert! (Coeur d’Alene)

ICON Medical Network in Coeur d’Alene is actively recruiting for the position of Search Consultant for their rapidly growing Healthcare IT Practice.


The right candidate will be driven, smart and dynamic, and come from an academic background including, but not limited to, general business, business administration, human resources, health sciences, marketing, communications, or other related disciplines.


Search Consultant, Healthcare IT

  • ICON Medical Network is currently seeking new associates to join our dynamic organization. We hire, train and develop high energy, entrepreneurial, driven, over-achievers into top producers in the dynamic and ever changing search business.
  • Whether you are a new college graduate or a seasoned sales professional, a career in the Executive Search, Contract Staffing business can be the most rewarding undertaking any professionally minded person can take on.
  • Let us show you how our professional development program can transform you into a top producing associate, and help you build a business that allows you to take control of your own future and achieve the goals you have always desired.
  • The ICON Companies’ professional development model is unique in the consulting industry. We not only provide the training and tools necessary to bring new hires up to speed fast, but also to keep peak performers at their optimum. Through our innovative Next Level Recruiting Training, you will experience first-hand from industry leading recruitment experts how to professionally grow exponentially in the search business.
  • Not only do we boast structured and systematic training, but our New Hire Training Program is recognized industry-wide as the accumulation of the best practices of niche specialists and industry leaders around the world. We strive to help each and every ICON associate achieve a desirable professional and personal work/life balance.
  • ICON associates garner great benefits through daily interaction with a tenured team of professionals. Our Partners boast an average tenure of 12 years in the industry. Simply put, we have the most tenured, best practical business experience of any search firm in the area. Our simple belief is that a person is either growing or regressing. Through our mission, we help everyone achieve their next level by providing the finest and most comprehensive training content in the recruiting industry today.
  • At ICON, your progress is based entirely on merit; you get what you give. The ICON training program is led by knowledgeable recruiters with successful track records who are trained in the art and science of international facilitation. With a proven team of recruiting professionals, including multi-million dollar producers, team leaders and marketing professionals, The ICON Companies is a forward-thinking organization for recruiters seeking to build a successful and highly profitable future.
  • Connect with us, and let’s discuss how we can turn your ambitions, goals and maybe even your wildest dreams into a reality.


  1. This is predominantly a telephone based business meaning you must have the ability to work on the phone for 4 to 6 hours a day while balancing competing demands.
  2. You must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University.
  3. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and CRM environment.
  4. Business to Business Sales experience is a huge plus.
  5. New College Graduates are encouraged to apply for these positions-particularly if you have earned a degree in Communications, Marketing or a Business related degree.


Coeur d’Alene, Idaho



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