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Month: June 2013

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!”


Seattle Entry Level Job!! Enviro Consulting Project Assistant

Project Assistant

Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc.


  • Founded in 1993, Cascadia Consulting Group provides sustainability and environmental consulting services to governments, utilities, businesses, and non-profit organizations. Our mission is to make a real, positive difference – for our clients and the environment – by delivering quality, objectivity, and results. We are dedicated to pioneering a sustainable future by helping clients minimize waste, reduce their environmental footprint, and devise enduring solutions to better manage scarce natural resources.
  • With offices in Seattle and San Jose, our staff specializes in recycling and materials management, climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency, sustainability, and natural resource planning. We provide clients with a range of services from research and analysis, to facilitation and strategic planning, to education and outreach, to program design, management and evaluation.
  • Cascadia hires individuals who value a collaborative, fast-paced work environment, who can think creatively and communicate effectively, and who will work hard to get the job done well. Consulting is about taking initiative, problem solving, and serving clients, so we seek staff with those skills.
  • Cascadia is currently hiring a Full Time Project Assistant for the Seattle, Washington office.
  • For this entry-level consulting position we are seeking a dynamic, “people-person”, who is able to work across all of our practice areas, with a particular focus supporting programs about energy efficiency and stormwater management.
  • Applications accepted until 5pm (Pacific), Friday, June 21, 2013.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with delivery of resource conservation programs, providing customer support, managing customer and contractor interactions using a customized IT platform
  • Assist with data collection, program analysis, and reporting
  • Answer programmatic questions, explain the benefits of resource conservation, and support technical experts
  • Assist with developing and presenting at trainings and orientations, help schedule and coordinate meetings and other support activities
  • Conduct social media posts building support for resource conservation programs
  • Assist with research, writing and producing memos, proposals, and reports.

Other duties may include:

  • Conduct out-of-office field work, conducting surveys and/or waste or recycling sorting. (some travel required)
  • Assist with office and administrative support functions.


Qualified candidates will possess the following:

  • An undergraduate degree in the liberal arts, sciences, or business
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal communication and outreach skills, including a high
  • level of comfort making cold calls
  • The demonstrated ability to take initiative and proactively solve problems
  • Strong critical thinking and research skills
  • Excellent attention to detail complemented by strong organizational skills
  • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and thrive in a flexible, fast-paced environment
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs
  • Initiative, energy, creativity, and a sense of humor


Other highly desired qualifications include:

  • Knowledge of waste education and recycling, natural yard care, climate change, energy efficiency, water conservation, green building, and/or hazardous waste management
  • Advanced skill in Microsoft Excel
  • Prior work experience
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and experience
  • This is a full time environmental consulting position.
  • Expected annual salary range is in the $30s, depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Benefits include health insurance, 401K, transportation assistance, and generous vacation.
  • Some evening and weekend work is required.
  • For the right candidate, this position has opportunities for growth and progressively increasing project responsibility.


Applications accepted until 5pm (Pacific), Friday, June 21, 2013.

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.


Seattle Internship: Analytics & Financial Modeling

TCGCM seeks intern to assist with analytics and financial modeling! Job Posting # 10562

TCG Capital Markets (TCGCM) is the one year old affiliate of a market leading real estate services company, The Tax Credit Group of Marcus & Millichap (TCG). TCG is the pioneer and national market leader in providing real estate advisory and transaction brokerage services for properties financed using Section 42 Low Income Housing Tax Credits; TCG Capital Markets is the first and currently only dedicated capital intermediary serving the Affordable Multifamily Housing market. Together, TCG and TCGCM currently consist of 35 dynamic, entrepreneurial professionals focused on transforming an industry.
TCGCM is seeking a growth-oriented and motivated intern to assist with analytics and financial modeling. This position will gain exposure to many aspects of the business and industry, in addition to learning from TCG’s current team of Financial Analysts and Advisors in researching, underwriting, modeling and valuating multifamily investment properties. The ideal candidate has a passion for the real estate industry, and is a motivated high achiever who is client-focused, solution driven, and dedicated to deliver excellence. This position is located in downtown Seattle, Washington.

  • Provides support to the CEO/ President of TCGCM by analyzing property returns to identify business opportunities
  • Assist in analyzing financial statements, inputting financial models
  • Provide analysis to support business decision-making
  • Understanding, interpreting and identifying inconsistencies in the information received
  • Gathering available market research and other data for business intelligence and supporting analysis


  • A passionate can-do attitude with good interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Aptitude and skills for analyzing, modeling and reporting
  • Highly motivated, curious and willing to learn
  • Willing and able to take ownership of and accountability for effectively completing projects/tasks on timeframes committed


  • Must be a junior or senior in an accredited degree program in Economics, accounting or Finance. MBA is a plus, Real Estate background is a Plus
  •  Excellent Microsoft Excel skills; solid proficiency with other Office Suite programs
  • Detail-oriented and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines by working independently and with a team
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks efficiently

$12/ hr. or DOE

To Apply:
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to No phone calls please. Job Posting # 10562