Porch (porch.com) is having a career fair on May 21, 2015 from 4-6pm at their Eastlake office and looking for recent Gonzaga grads!
Stephanie Huling (‘09) is a GU alum who reached out to the Career Center & GAMP with this opportunity. Stephanie was a PR major, Promotions minor. She said they have 12-15 Zags working their currently and she would like to see more! She offered her email address to share with Gonzaga candidates who are interested in positions so she can direct their resume to the right people: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is a link for them to register for the career fair : http://porchcollegecareers2015.eventbrite.com.
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Apply to Jesuit Volunteer Corps by Tuesday, March 17th!
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- 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)
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
||Average Starting Salary
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
|Healthcare and Social Assistance
|Federal, State, and Local Government
|Finance and Insurance
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
Are you a recent grad who is looking to take a year off grad school or your career and could fill a place with the Spokane On Track Academy?
It has been an AmeriCorps position in the past. It is minimal pay, but invaluable experience. This person would work with coordinating internships for students in this program.
Here is a link to the position posting:
from Elisabeth Silver, the coordinator in Spokane’s District 81: This position is open right now. I am hoping to fill the position with a recent college grad who might be interested in taking a “year off” before starting grad school or their career. Do you have anyone who might fit this position?
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.
KXLY in Spokane is seeking a recent Gonzaga grad to be a Digital Sales Specialist!
The position starts at $45,000!
Public Relations/Communications Job with Zag Dining
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.”
State Farm CAREER FAIR July 16-17
ENTRY LEVEL JOB ALERT!
State Farm is opening a new call center in Tacoma, WA and will be hiring 200+ positions in a claims call center.
State Farm is #42 on the Fortune 500 List!
State Farm requested that we share this information with anyone seeking an opportunity with a company that provides excellent continuous development and many career paths.
The State Farm Career Fair will be held at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington
July 16th from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
July 17th from 8:00 am – 3:00 p.m.
The positions are full-time with excellent benefits including a company funded retirement plan AND 401k matching