Career & Professional Development

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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



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



Teach for America – Deadline 1/11/13

Teach For America Paid Internships and Seniors’ 4th Deadline 1/11/2013

See below for our 4th deadline for seniors to apply to Teach For America and a paid summer internship opportunity for underclassmen!

Seniors: Over the holiday break, your family and friends will ask you, “What are you doing after you graduate?” Tell them “Teach For America,” because improving the equity of our education system is one of the most important things our generation can do. Today, 4th graders living at or below the poverty line are on average three full grade levels behind their wealthier peers and have an 8% likelihood of graduating from college. Be the change. Education Transforms.


Next Application Deadline for College Seniors is Friday, January 11th


Application requirements are simple, you could easily complete it in one day over the holiday break!:

  • A Resume.
  • A 500 word Letter of Intent explaining, “Why you want to join TFA.”
  • No letters of recommendation required until your interview.


Teach For America is your opportunity to have a direct impact on the lives of hundreds of students and families within our country. If you’re interested in gaining more information about TFA, please help us by taking 1 minute to fill out this survey for a chance to win an iPad, courtesy of Teach For America!


iPad/TFA survey here: Also, visit or Jacqueline Kamm (


The Basics of Teach For America:

  • Teach For America Corps Members are full-time teachers in a classroom
  • All academic majors and backgrounds accepted (background in education/teacher certification is not required nor discouraged)
  • Salary ranging from $25,500-$51,000 a year with health insurance and retirement benefits
  • Americorps Education award of $11,100 in addition to loan forbearance and paid interest for two years
  • Regional placement is not random; applicants preference location in our 46 regions
  • All grade levels (preK-12) and subjects including ELL, Special Education, and the arts
  • Option to receive your certification and/or Masters in Teaching
  • Graduate school and employer partnerships for alum to continue their societal impact



Underclassmen:  Operations Coordinator Paid Summer Internship


This summer, Teach For America will run eleven institutes in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Mississippi Delta, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Memphis, Jacksonville and Tulsa. The purpose of institute is to train corps members and prepare them to assume full-time teaching responsibilities in the fall. We are looking for outstanding underclassmen to serve as operations coordinators (OCs) at each of the institutes. OCs will play an integral role in the daily operations of our program and gain professional development and unique insight into Teach For America.


Access the full job description here. Dates of the internship vary based on institute, but learn more by checking out our website:


Apply online by Sunday, January 27 and feel free to contact  if you have any questions about the application.



Jacqueline Kamm

Recruitment Manager

Gonzaga University and Whitman College

Teach For America


Next Application Deadline: Friday, January 11th

One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education

NorthCali INTERNSHIPS! Software Development & Finance, HR, Business

Our contact, Moryt Milo, at reached out with several great opportunities in Northern California! Electronic Arts Inc. in Redwood City, CA is hiring new grads and interns like crazy! If you are into gaming or graphics design, definitely take a look! Also, there are a number of postings for those in finance, business, and human resources.

Dropcam, Inc.
Software Engineering Intern – Summer 2013
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Dublin San Ramon Services District
Process Control Intern / Recent Graduate
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Asset Management – Mechanical Maintenance Intern (AMMMINT)
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Engineering Intern (ENGINT)
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Human Resources Intern (HRI)
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Bank of America Corp. (San Francisco CA)
Bank of America Operations Management Analyst Internship Program
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Global Banking & Markets Risk Summer Credit Analyst Internship Program 2013 – O : 1200066719
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Global Wealth & Investment Management Summer Analyst Program- US Wealth Management Analyst 2013-O
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Electronic Arts Inc. (Redwood City CA)
EA Internship and Co-Op Programs
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New Graduate: Software Engineer – Data Engineering (4284)
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New Graduate: Software Engineer – Data Engineering (PhD) 4283
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Associate Artist (University Grad) 12473
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Software Engineer (University Grad) 12609
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Software Engineer College Grad (12658)
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New Graduate: Software Development Engineer II (908)
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New Graduate: Software Engineer in Test – Mobile Architecture (3552)
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New Graduate: Software Engineer – Server-Side (7564)
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Assistant Producer Intern (Summer 2013) 12417
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Software Engineer Intern (Summer 2013) 12420
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Developer – Integration (College Grad) 9328
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Hewlett Packard Seeks GU Electrical Engineering Seniors

Attention Electrical Engineering Seniors!

HP in Vancouver, WA contacted the Gonzaga Career Center & GAMP office requesting your resumes!

HP recruiter Brian Kuhta wrote:
“…I am still helping with our HP Vancouver college hiring, and we are still in need good EE candidates for a  couple of openings here.
Can you help get the word out to the senior EEs that we are interested in seeing some resumes? You can forward the resumes directly to my email.”

To obtain Brian Kuhta’s email address, please contact Brittany Leland in the Career Center & GAMP office at or 313-4250.


Travelers Insurance is Hiring 10 Positions in Spokane! (entry level)




Are YOU a highly motivated individual with exceptional customer service skills?  Looking for a competitive salary and great benefits?  We have the perfect career opportunity for you!  Join our high-energy, dynamic service operation, focused on building differentiated experiences with our valued customers and agents.  We are growing our call center team in Spokane, WA.  Start an exciting career with Travelers, a Fortune 100 company, and one of the best places to launch a career according to Business Week!

YOU will experience the opportunity to:

  • Join an organization that is dedicated to your professional development and offers a high level of individual coaching;
  • Be a part of a high-energy, high expectation, high-reward culture!!!

We are looking for qualified applicants who enjoy working within a team, demonstrate enthusiasm, a positive attitude, strong communication and problem solving skills as well as the ability to multi-task in a high volume call center environment.  You will be responsible for building relationships with our agents and customers by providing exceptional customer service, counseling customers to ensure they have the proper automobile and homeowner insurance coverage, looking for opportunities to provide value and offer new products, answer billing questions, and process changes to existing insurance policies.

HOURS:  11:00AM – 8:00PM (M-F)

TARGET START DATE:  Late October – Early November, 2012

LOCATION:  707 West Main Ave., Spokane, WA

SALARY:  Starting at $31,000

No prior insurance experience required as we will provide paid comprehensive training from Day 1!

Primary Expectations

  • Handle policy change requests, and be empowered to make appropriate decisions/take ownership to resolve customer issues that will foster lifetime relationships with Travelers.
  • Counsel and consult with customers/agents on policy coverages and/or options.
  • Upgrade coverage and look for opportunities to offer new coverage/products to existing customers as appropriate to retain and grow profitable business.
  • Provide phone requested quotes to customers/agents for changes to existing lines or products.
  • Resolve service related issues/complaints and process complex customer calls in a professional manner.
  • Handle special projects/other related assignments as delegated by Team Manager.

Qualified Candidates will have:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, college degree desirable.
  • Exceptional customer service skills with demonstrated prior experience; call center experience preferred.
  • Ability to retain customers by educating them on the value of Travelers.
  • Solid working knowledge of underwriting principles and authorities.
  • Excellent communication and consultation skills.
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills and ability to quickly build rapport with others.
  • Ability to acquire and maintain valid agent license and be eligible for multi-state licensing (based on business needs).
  • Competence in a broad base of product, service, operational and technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills to address customer interactions requiring special attention and overcome objections.
  • Ability to multi-task and use strong keyboard/systems navigational skills while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor in the work environment and during performance feedback, coaching, and development discussions.

We offer a competitive salary along with an outstanding benefits package, including medical, dental, life and vision coverage on day one; 401(k) plan with company match, pension plan, and paid vacation/holidays.

Please go to and apply to Job Opening:  805575

JOB ALERT! Entry Level Finance Job Abroad

Looking for an entry level finance position?  Want to work abroad for a little while?

Position Title:  International Financial Analyst

Check out ZagTrax posting ID 8092.

This is an excellent opportunity to work abroad in finance!  AMMEX Powerful Partners is seeking a Gonzaga finance or accounting recent grad who is willing to work abroad for at least two years in the Philippine Islands.  This company is based in the Seattle area.

Post Grad Service Panel – FREE PIZZA 12:10 Thur 3/1

Attention Gonzaga students interested in Service Work after graduation:  Come learn information about various opportunities from a panel of service organization volunteers!  Hear stories, ask questions, and enjoy FREE PIZZA!! AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, JVC, and ACE will all be here to answer your questions!

Date:  THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012

Time:  12:10 to 1 p.m.

Location:  COLLEGE HALL, ROOM 101


Apple Store Leader Program

Attention GU seniors and grad students! The Spokane Apple Store Manager called the Career Center & GAMP office and asked us to promote this wonderful opportunity to May 2012 graduates or graduate level students:

The Apple Store Leader Program is a 24-month immersion into every aspect of managing and operating an Apple Retail Store. In this international program, you’ll spend time in key store positions — gaining sales skills working as a Specialist, teaching others as a Creative, and resolving problems at the Genius Bar.

As you progress, you’ll be mentored by a Market Leader, participate in training experiences, and help guide and direct store teams. When you finish the program, you’ll have distinctive skills and knowledge, as well as the opportunity to apply for a leadership position at one of our stores anywhere in the world.

Apply no later than February 24th at:


Attn GU Seniors: VERY Important Campus Event to Attend Tuesday 2/7!!

“My Future Career: What should I be doing between now and graduation?”

Connect Event Date & Time:

Tuesday, Feb 7th 5:30 to 7 p.m.


Spend an informative evening with a panel of GU alumni as they share insights and career strategies that have worked for them–or wished they would have used during their student days. The panel presentation will be followed by a question and answer session, as well as an opportunity to informally socialize and share a bite to eat with our alumni guests. Bring your business cards! (see Career Center/GAMP to order yours).


Washington/California Room (COG)

RSVP: (Events Tab)

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