Career & Professional Development

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

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Deadline to Apply for Jesuit Volunteer Corps is March 17th!

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Do you aspire to a more just and hopeful world?

The Jesuit Volunteer Corps engages passionate young people in vital service within poor communities, fostering the growth of leaders committed to faith in action.

Apply to Jesuit Volunteer Corps by Tuesday, March 17th!

**International and Domestic Programs available**

Tips and Resources for Interviewing can be found at: jesuitvolunteers.org/interviewing.

Choose to Change the Status Quo- Apply to Teach for America by March 6th!

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FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MARCH 6th

Start your application: www.teachforamerica.org/apply

Learn more:

  • Our mission in a nutshell (2min video)
  • See how our alumni are working for change after their two years in TFA (3 min video)

The Basics and Benefits of Teach For America:

  • Two-year commitment
  • All academic majors and backgrounds accepted
  • Teach in one of 50 high-need urban or rural communities
  • Salary ranging from $24k to $51k, plus benefits
  • Loan deferment/forbearance with possible Americorps Education Award of ~$11,100
  • Option to earn your certification and/or Masters in Education/teaching
  • DACA recipients are eligible to apply
  • Graduate school and employer partnerships for alumni to continue their leadership and impact

Teach For America is developing a movement of leaders who will help drive change at every level of our education system toward the goal of closing the opportunity gap in America. These leaders start their paths as corps members who teach for two years in urban and rural high-need communities and help students make the academic progress that expands their opportunities. Deeply affected by their teaching experience, our alumni continue to advocate for students and build lasting change in many different roles and fields.

For additional information, explore our website and youtube channel or contact GU’s Recruitment Manager, Sean Rice (Sean.Rice@teachforamerica.org)

Top Hiring Industries

New research just posted by the National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE)
See article here:  http://www.naceweb.org/s10012014/top-hiring-industries-class-2014.aspx

 

Salary Survey: Top-Hiring Industries

Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
Spotlight for Recruiting Professionals
October 1, 2014

Educational services is the top-hiring industry for Class of 2014 bachelor’s degree graduates, according to results of NACE’s September 2014 Salary Survey.

These graduates received starting salaries that average more than $40,000. (See Figure 1.)

Employers in other top-hiring industries for Class of 2014 bachelor’s degree graduates paid starting salaries that averaged more than $50,000. These industries include professional, scientific, and technical services; federal, state, and local governments; and finance and insurance.

Meanwhile, healthcare and social assistance grads earned an average of more than $45,000 in their first year.

Data for the September 2014 Salary Survey report were retrieved in July 2014. An executive summary of the September 2014 Salary Survey report is available at www.naceweb.org/salary-resources/salary-survey.aspx.

Figure 1: Top-Hiring Industries and Their Average Starting Salary

Top-Hiring Industries Average Starting Salary
Educational Services $41,923
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $55,535
Healthcare and Social Assistance $45,222
Federal, State, and Local Government $50,026
Finance and Insurance $57,683

Source: September 2014 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers. All data are for bachelor’s degree graduates.

– See more at: http://www.naceweb.org/s10012014/top-hiring-industries-class-2014.aspx#sthash.3qQRbWvH.dpuf

Want to be a Risk Investigator at Amazon?

Just posted! Risk Investigator positions at Amazon

ZagTrax Job Posting #13032

They have several openings for recent Gonzaga grads who have language skills in Italian, German, French, Japanese, Chinese Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, or Portuguese

Zags who speak any of these or other languages should check out these cool jobs ASAP! 

It is really important to note that this position requires candidates to have authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship from Amazon.

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Southwest Airlines Internship Info Session

Find your window of opportunity and join Southwest Airlines TOMORROW, Tuesday September 17th for an Internship Information Session! Learn all about when to apply & what your responsibilities as Intern will include in the Foley Teleconference Center from Noon – 1 PM. We look forward to seeing you there!

Public Relations/Communications job with Zag Dining

Public Relations/Communications Job with Zag Dining

 

ZagTrax.net job posting # 10849

 

Zag Dining has a part-time Public Relations/Communications job open at Gonzaga! This is a great opportunity for a recent grad or even a current senior or grad student. The job is part-time but 25-30 hours/wk with the chance to grow into full-time. Here’s what they are looking for:

“Really want a Zag!! They need to have a pretty unique set of skills. Love to write, maintain and be active on a variety of social media, create press releases, video work, collaborative, not afraid of public speaking, PR and a good leader. An investigative reporter but someone that is a strong wordsmith as well.”

Paid Internships working with Social Media

PAID SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIPS

HTC has two paid internships posted on Zagtrax.net 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!”

 

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

ZAGTRAX JOB POSTING # 10241

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)!

http://www.coffeycomm.com/corporate/career-opportunities

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 ZagTrax.net, 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 ZagTrax.net AND follow the instructions to ALSO apply at https://careers.alaskaair.com/Alaska-Main.asp

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
– 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

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