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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: http://www.apple.com/jobs/us/students-degree.html#apple_store_leader_program

 

Caterpillar Info Session: Wed 2/15 5:30 pm

Great opportunities with a growing company!

Come learn more this Wednesday Feb 15th at 5:30 p.m.

2nd Floor of Crosby – Road to Bali Conference Room

Communication & Marketing Internship

Communication & Marketing Internship with Vemayca in Seattle!

This internship is perfect for a student looking to gain experience and mentorship in the communications, public relations, social media realm.  The intern will work from Spokane, but have constant communication with supervisor in Seattle.  The intern program will start on March 1, 2012 and end on May 30, 2012 and has a monthly stipend of $150!

“Vemayca sells luxurious cosmetic bags that feature an exclusive, removable Soft Pearl Liner. Our cosmetic bags have been featured on King 5-NewDay Northwest, Better TV and in Seattle Picks. We are seeking an intern who is interested in adding real world experience on their resumes.”

Students can apply directly through ZagTrax.  Job ID # 7489.

 

 

JOB ALERT in San Francisco: Lead Development Representative

A Gonzaga alum has a position to fill in San Francisco.  He would like to give a fellow ZAG first priority to apply for the position!  Please contact Jenn Klein in the Career Center & GAMP office (313-4234) for more information on applying directly with the hiring manager.  Here is a direct quote from the GU alum:  “I am looking for a high quality individual who has integrity, work ethic, and a strength in communicating ideas.  I am available anytime to discuss this position.  Thought I would give Gonzaga alumni the first crack at this job.  Please have anyone that is interested get back to me by Tuesday next week.  A candidate needs to be chosen in the next 2 to 3 weeks.”

Lead Development Representative (LDR)

Job Description

Company Overview: Birst is the leading provider of on-demand business intelligence solutions. With its comprehensive Cloud BI Suite, Birst brings the benefits of fact-based decision-making to a much broader audience than traditionally served by making it affordable, fast, and easy to use.  Unique to Birst is its integrated data warehousing and business intelligence approach that delivers a standards-based, comprehensive solution for midsized organizations.

Birst is the winner of the 2012 Cloud Awards, the Red Herring Global 100 Award, the TDWI Best Practices Award, and the Web Award for Software Standard of Excellence. Birst customers include Citrix, RBC, Securian,  Dunn & Bradstreet, Key Technology, and other leading organizations.

Position Summary: Lead Development Reps are an essential part of the marketing team’s lead generation activities.  Birst LDRs fill the sales funnel with qualified opportunities making the sales team and process much more efficient.  LDRs are highly motivated, sales development professionals, passionate about evangelizing Birst business intelligence.  Strong sales and communication skills are required to qualify prospects for Birst’s sales team.

The Lead Development Representative (LDR) will be assigned to a specific geographic territory and be responsible for lead generation / lead qualification to drive new business. The LDR will aggressively follow-up on inbound marketing program leads through LDR initiated calling.  The LDR will also work with the Inside Sales Reps, to hand-off qualified leads through thorough lead profiling and professional introductions.

Lead Development Representatives are responsible for a number of daily activities that enable a strong team selling environment including:

1.       Qualify marketing leads according to Birst Totally Qualified Lead (TQL) standards with hand-off to Birst sales representatives.

2.       Clearly communicate Birst’s value proposition over the phone by thoroughly understanding the Birst solution.

3.       Overcome objections and effectively respond to prospect questions relating to Birst products, competitor products and other business or technical issues.

4.       Develop a quarterly plan working with sales reps to achieve lead qualification objectives.

5.       Continually optimize lists and calling strategy using Birst’s sales force automation systems.

6.       Maintain close relationship with sales organization to hand-off qualified leads, schedule sales calls, and collect feedback on quality and outcome of leads.

7.       Target 60 dials per day and complete administrative tasks (e.g. developing lists, processing leads, etc.) outside of territory primary dialing hours.

8.       Become completely proficient with Birst’s sales force automation system and provide detailed updates on all prospecting efforts following standard process.

9.       Follow up on all qualified leads to update Birst’s sales force automation systems and ensure area sales reps engagement with the qualified prospect.

10.    Achieve all lead qualification quotas and program goals set on a quarterly and annual basis, which include call volumes, and number of qualified leads.

Requirements:
Telemarketing or telesales experience in a high-tech, business-to-business environment with outbound cold calling and appointment setting desired.  College degree preferred.

  • Experience discussing/pitching a feature rich product desired.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral & written) skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of telemarketing best practices and proven qualification skills via phone
  • Proven comfort and skill to navigate through all levels of an organization
  • Be an energetic, enthusiastic, honest, hardworking, ambitious, and results-oriented personality who appreciates a people-focused, integrity-based, start-up environment.

Intel Internships!

Intel recently posted several internships!


Student in Software / Embedded

Job Number: 609793

Germany-Germany, Munich, Germany-Germany, Duisburg, Germany-Germany, Braunschweig

 

Components Research Intern ’12

Job Number: 613494

USA-Oregon, Hillsboro, USA-Arizona, Phoenix

 

HR Graduate Intern – Non Tech

Job Number: 616427

USA-Arizona, Phoenix, USA-California, Folsom, USA-California, Santa Clara

 

HR Intern, Undergrad

Job Number: 615933

USA-Arizona, Phoenix, USA-California, Folsom, USA-California, Santa Clara

 

CAD Research Intern

Job Number: 615795

USA-Oregon, Hillsboro, USA-California, Santa Clara

 

Graduate Intern Technical

Job Number: 615922

USA-Massachusetts

 

Undergrad Intern Technical

Job Number: 615928

USA-Massachusetts

 

SMC Intern

Job Number: 615580

USA-Oregon, Hillsboro, USA-California, Santa Clara, USA-Arizona, Phoenix

 

Test Engineer Intern

Job Number: 614631

USA-Oregon, Hillsboro

 

Software Engineer – Intern

Job Number: 614483

USA-California, Santa Clara, USA-Oregon, Hillsboro

 

Software Engineer – Intern

Job Number: 614483

USA-California, Santa Clara, USA-Oregon, Hillsboro

 

Post Si Debug/CAD Intern

Job Number: 614496

USA-Arizona, Phoenix

 

S/W Development Intern

Job Number: 614539

USA-Arizona, Phoenix

 

Intern Software Dev Engineer

Job Number: 614629

USA-Oregon, Hillsboro

 

Intern Verification Engineer

Job Number: 614622

USA-Pennsylvania, Allentown

 

PDE Internship

Job Number: 614465

USA-Arizona, Phoenix

 

Undergrad Software Intern

Job Number: 614108

USA-Oregon, Hillsboro

 

Graduate Intern

Job Number: 614117

USA-Oregon, Hillsboro

 

See all postings here:  http://www.intel.com/jobs/jobsearch

 

 

 

Spokane Arena Marketing Internship

The Spokane Arena has posted a year-long Marketing Internship on ZagTrax.  It can be found by searching ID# 7435.  This is an excellent opportunity for students in the Marketing and PR fields of study!  Note: the deadline is quickly approaching: February 13th

IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL EXEMPLIFY THE FOLLOWING QUALITIES:
• Self-motivating individual who can execute given tasks with little instruction.
• Creative person who can think outside of the box and has the ability to follow through on ideas.
• Highly organized, detail-oriented individual with an eye for design.
• An individual with excellent interpersonal skills who is willing to go outside of their comfort zone to
complete tasks and projects.
• A team player who is able to manage multiple projects at one time.
• Ability to retain important information.
• Able to handle stressful situations with class, professionalism and a positive attitude.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and various Microsoft programs:
Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
• Working towards a Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or Public Relations.
• Working knowledge of web programming language helpful but not required.
• Prior event marketing experience helpful but not required.
Interns will be required to work 20 hours per week beginning April 2012 through March 2013.

HOW TO APPLY:

This Internship can be found on www.ZagTrax.net under ID# 7435
Résumés and Cover Letters are due MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 by 10 a.m.

REI Internship – Graduate Student

REI is Hiring:  Public Affairs INTERN 4 (Graduate Student) – HQ 4415

Job Title: Intern 4 (Temporary)
Job Type: Full Time
FLSA: NonExempt
Job #: HQ4415
Department / Store: PUBLIC AFFAIRS
City: Kent
State: Washington
Job Description: REI has a opening for our summer 2012 EDF (Environmental Defense Fund) Climate Corps Fellowship. This temporary assignment is expected to commence in mid May and conclude in late August, 2012.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 30-40 hours (flexible). 

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to support REI’s Corporate Social Responsibility Program (CSR) and REI’s cross-divisional Energy Team as a participant in EDF’s Climate Corps program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited institute, college, or university, or have recently graduated within the last 6 months. MBA candidate preferred
• Knowledge of sustainable business principles and frameworks essential
• Strong project management and research experience
• Preferred background in financial analysis and/or engineering, particularly around energy
• Corporate advisory or consulting experience
• Superior oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
• Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and diplomacy, use sound judgment and problem-solving skills, and effectively prioritize projects and assignments with limited supervision
• Ability to work independently, anticipate problems, and take appropriate action
• Desire to learn and develop additional skills and knowledge in the field of sustainability

Learn more about EDF Climate Corps:
• Watch our video, “Faces of Climate Corps” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaCqgujNW_U
• Hear from the fellows themselves on the EDF+Business Blog and the Energy Exchange Blog
• Read about past engagements with companies, cities and universities on our Success Stories page
• Visit the EDF Climate Corps website to learn about the summer experience, results and participating organizations

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Go to www.rei.com/jobs.  Set up a Career Profile via Career Opportunities including your most recent resume and cover letter. Submit your profile to the position of interest.

 

Alaska Airlines Summer Internships: paid + travel privileges

Alaska Airlines is pleased to announce that we are beginning to post our internship positions for application. These opportunities are summer internships that are paid positions and include travel privileges. They will be listed on our careers website located here:

https://careers.alaskaair.com/Alaska-CareerOps.asp

We encourage you to check back frequently as new positions are added in the coming weeks. They are listed for a short period of time, so if you are interested, please make sure to submit your application in a timely manner.  There are several internships all over the U.S.

To create a profile on alaskaair.com, you must first register.  To register, please do the following:

Go to https://careers.alaskaair.com/Alaska-CareerOps.asp and click on the CLICK HERE TO REGISTER link located on the Career Opportunities tab.

  • You will then be asked to provide an email address; an email will be sent to this address containing a password.
  • Once you open the email, you MUST click on the link within the body of the email and use the password provided.  If you don’t, they will not be able to create a profile, attach a resume, or complete an application.

Once you register, you can now create a profile by completing the following steps:

  • Go to: https://careers.alaskaair.com/Alaska-CareerOps.asp.
  • On the bottom of the career opportunities tab under the current job postings, choose “Apply now without adding a job.”  This link will be in blue.
  • Candidates can then register, create a profile, complete the application, and attach a resume and any recommendation letters.
  • Please be aware that resume and attachments are in two separate places on the application.

Important Tips:

  • You must have a browser of Internet Exporer Version 8.
  • Internet Explorer Version 8 is the preferred application for this process.
  • If you use Safari or Firefox, be sure to apply early enough that you have time to get assistance if there any technical issues.
  • If you have any difficulty during the application process, please e-mail careers@alaskaair.com

 

Internships at Kenworth for Engineering & Business Majors

New recruiting opportunities from PACCAR posted 1/25/2012

Kenworth Truck Company has posted seven new Internship opportunities!!

Seattle Area

ENGINEERING

Mechanical Design (Req.  00002389)

CAE (ME) (Req.  00002392)

Applications Engineering (Req.  00002393)

Electrical Engineering (Req.  00002379)

ME Research & Development (Req.  00002391)

BUSINESS

Marketing (Req.  00002388)

Information Technology (Req.  00002405)

For more info and to apply, go to:

http://www.paccar.com/jobs/iGrasp-job-search.asp

 

 

Rebuilding Together Seattle Internship

Rebuilding Together Seattle (www.rtseattle.org) offers an ongoing, part-time internship program

geared toward current college students. The intern is supervised by the Executive Director and Director

of Programs, and works on various projects, including Program, Development, Marketing, and Outreach

related tasks. The intern’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

INTERNSHIP PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitating the RTS client application process
  • Answering the phones and conducting interviews with clients
  • Helping execute rebuilding day logistics
  • Assisting with social media marketing activities
  • Maintaining the RTS database
  • Printing and tracking thank you notes to individual and in-kind donors
  • Organizing office supplies and assessing RTS warehouse inventory

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducting and tracking outreach communications
  • Assisting with annual fundraiser and program event planning
  • Conducting sponsor and grant research
  • Assisting with mailing projects and events
  • Other miscellaneous program and administrative projects

REQUIRED QUALITIES & SKILLS

  • The intern must show excellent attention to detail
  • The intern must have strong writing and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • The intern must be organized, responsible, and a team player
  • The intern must be patient, flexible, and comfortable working with a diverse group of individuals
  • The intern must have some knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE & HOURLY RATE

  • The intern must work a minimum of three days per week (approximately 15-20 hours per week).
  • Normal RTS office hours are from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • The RTS Internship position begins as a non-paid, temporary position for all candidates.

DIRECTIONS FOR APPLICANTS

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME to mthirlby@rtseattle.org with the subject line:

“Intern Applicant.” RTS will contact you if we would like to schedule an interview. For more information

about RTS, please visit www.rtseattle.org.



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