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Private-Equity Investment Jobs in Dallas and Houston

The Career Center & GAMP has been informed of the opportunity below by a prominent Gonzaga alum. If you are a Gonzaga student or graduate and a good fit for this role, please contact our office at 509-313-4021 so that we may put your name forward to the appropriate people.

EnCap is looking to hire a few Associates for our upstream investment staff in Dallas and in Houston.  We will begin interviews in mid-June of this year for a Summer 2015 start date.  A brief description of the position is attached.  The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of investment banking, commercial banking or industry experience.  Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, excellent modeling and writing skills, and an exceptional record of performance at current and previous positions.  Previous E&P experience is a plus but not required.

EnCap is a private-equity firm with $18 billion under active management focused on the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas business.

Description: The primary role of the Associate is to support the Investment Staff in all aspects of the Company’s business, including portfolio management and new opportunity evaluation. Portfolio management responsibilities will vary by company from time to time depending on the status of the investment and its management but, generally speaking, will include ongoing analysis of asset quality, asset value, capital efficiency, communications and opportunity evaluation.

Specific responsibilities of the Associate include:
• Analysis and review of opportunities for the current portfolio and new transactions
• Financial modeling and valuation of investment opportunities
• Assisting in various due diligence activities for transactions and fund raising efforts
• Supporting the Investment Staff with legal documentation
• Preparation of investment memorandums to be presented to the Partners and fund investors
• Continuous client relationship management (i.e. maintaining relationships within selected portfolio investments by working closely with management)
• Preparation of various EnCap presentations
• Performing and disseminating applicable industry research
• Assisting in new employee development and recruiting efforts
• Supporting the investor relations staff
• Performing other tasks in the best interest of EnCap
• Outstanding interpersonal and communications skills
• Highly developed research and analytical skills (expert in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint)
• Exceptional record of performance at current and previous positions• Strong writing skills
• Detail-oriented
• “Self-starter” with the ability to prioritize workflow and meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Pacific Northwest Internships

Are you looking to intern in the Pacific Northwest? Check out these great opportunities — and note that many have finance backgrounds, so if you’re a finance major, many will work perfectly for you!

Kaiser Permanente (Portland, OR)
Graduate Social Work Intern (Portland State University Externship [239996]
National Compliance Office Undergrad/Grad Internship (237576)
Strategy Analyst Intern (216003)
National Compliance Office Undergrad/Grad Internship (237576)
Business Solutions Consultant – Grad (236996) 
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Russell Investment Group HQ (Seattle, WA)         
Intern, Corporate Finance
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Intern, Derivatives Analyst
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Intern, Investment Strategists Team
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Intern, Institutional Trading and Rebalancing
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Intern, Private Client Services [4097]
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Intern, Indexes Production
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Summer 2014 Undergraduate Internships
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Intern, Global Risk Management
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Intern, Overlay Services
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Summer Intern, Investment Strategists Team
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Intern, Foreign Exchange and Equity Derivatives
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Intern, Investment Division
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Hewlett-Packard Company (Corvallis OR)         
Technician Intern-1247634
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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


PAID Internship Alert! Accounting, Contracts & Finance Summer Internships

Accounting, Contracts, and Finance Summer Internships

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

Richland, WA

The Business Systems Directorate at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is looking for summer 2013 interns with a strong background in accounting, finance, or contract management. Each of these positions is paid and consists of one or more rotational assignments in the Financial Operations, Contracts or Business Office functions.

Each successful candidate will be involved in a 13 week summer internship program with an opportunity to present in front of top management at our corporate location in Columbus, Ohio. Interns will be introduced and trained on multiple computer programs and various business systems throughout the summer.


A PNNL application must be on file before an interview is granted. Interested parties must apply online at under job ID #302024 (Accounting/Finance position) and/or job ID# 302025 (Contract position) before January 31, 2013.

PNNL is an EEO/AA employer and values diversity in the workplace. F/M/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Generally, successful candidate(s) will assist staff in any number of the following areas:

  • Cash and/or general ledger reconciliations and problem analysis/resolution
  • Varied functions including troubleshooting one-of-a-kind problems, research, and data analysis
  • Assistance in tracking costs, budgets, and program funds by reviewing key data sources (including cost
    reports) and interacting with staff on a regular basis
  • Assistance in contract or acquisition administration, including Request For Proposal (RFP) preparation
  • Supporting day-to-day operations in Financial Operations and Contracts
  • Project proposal preparation by assembling cost estimates of some or all of the project components
    (staff, equipment, administrative support)
  • Process improvement development in areas such as accounts receivable or accounts payable
  • Preparation of both periodic and ad-hoc financial reports for both internal and external customers

PNNL ( is located in Richland on the sunny eastern side of Washington State. We are one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) ten national laboratories, proudly operated by Battelle for the DOE’s Office of Science.

PNNL performs research for other DOE offices as well as government agencies, universities, and industry to deliver breakthrough science and technology to meet today’s key national needs.

To learn more about what PNNL has to offer, contact Sarah Frost, BSD Intern Coordinator/Finance Specialist at or call (509) 372-4609.

HOT LEAD! Avista is seeking a GU student to work PT in Finance Dept (Spokane)

Hey Financial Wizards!

This is an outstanding opportunity to gain work experience and make money while attending classes at Gonzaga!

Avista Corporation is accepting applications for a student employee in the finance department. This employee will assist in the finalizing and implementation of the Capital Management review process.  The student will work with Avista leaders to complete the forms and processes. Must have exceptional Excel/computer skills and some business/accounting/finance/economics understanding.  Good interpersonal skills are required. Applicants should be able/willing to start right away and be able to work up to 20 hrs a week until the end of the year.


The job will pay $10-16/hr depending on qualifications.

Avista is looking to hire ASAP and reached out to the GU Career Center & GAMP office today asking us to please spread the word!


To apply: An Avista Corp. Application for Student Employment is required. Applications can be downloaded at We also encourage students to submit a resume, cover letter and an unofficial copy of transcripts. Applications may be faxed to 509-495-4922.

HOT JOB LEAD – Finance in Seattle!

The Career Center & GAMP office Recently Received a Job Lead [for New College Grad] from a Gonzaga Alum!

This is the message we received from the GU alum:

“I was at real estate industry function last week and was speaking with someone I knew at Norris Beggs Simpson that is looking for a recent college grad. The job would be part time for the first 6 to 12 months, but likely move to full time assuming a good cultural fit/continued expansion. I have attached a job description that was forwarded to me, but I want to also explain a few items for any perspective candidate, as this is an extremely small niche in finance and unknown to many people outside of real estate.  If you have anyone that would be a good fit, I’d be glad to speak with them before they send in their resume.”

  • This is a mortgage banking company, which is different than working for a commercial bank. Bankers (ie. Key Bank Real Estate Capital) tend to wait for the phone to ring to finance deals. They have less incentive to actively search for deals. Mortgage bankers are actively engaging potential clients (developers etc) and looking to make deals (debt and equity) as their compensation is dependent on dollar volume. Therefore, someone that enjoys finance and real estate, but is also sales oriented would probably fit well, as most people transition from underwriting deals to originating debt/equity after a few years.
  • This is a rare opportunity and small industry. There are only 3 people working for NBS Finance in Seattle and they have about 5 main competitors within the Seattle market that are all similar size.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, Please contact the Career Center & GAMP office and we will provide you with the contact info for the alum who referred this position.

The Career Center & GAMP office is located on the 2nd Floor of the Crosby Student Center (Room #211).  You can contact us by e-mail at careercenter& or phone 313-4234.


Job Opening in Spokane for Business/Finance Major

Here’s another Great Opportunity in Spokane brought to us by a Gonzaga alum… “The primary responsibility of this position is the daily reporting of mark-to-market P&L and exposures for the West Region’s Spokane power trading desks.”

Shell Trading Services Company

Position Title: Risk Analyst

Job ID: U30714

Location: Spokane, Washington, United States

Shell Downstream encompasses all the activities necessary to transform crude oil into petroleum products and petrochemicals, and deliver them around the world. Our Downstream businesses refine, supply, trade and ship crude oil worldwide, and manufacture, transport and market fuels, lubricants, bitumen, LPG and bulk petrochemicals for domestic, transportation and industrial uses. Altogether, the organisation employs some 65,000 people in around 100 counties. 

Shell Trading supports the Shell businesses by trading natural gas, electrical power, crude oil, refined products, chemical feedstocks and environmental products, and managing the Group’s shipping activities. We sell crude oil to a wide range of customers within and outside the Shell group, and are active in most of the major crude oil markets. Our 50 years’ experience in the natural gas industry makes us one of the world’s most experienced marketers, with a supply portfolio that includes the largest equity share of liquefied natural gas (LNG) of any international oil company.

At Shell our commitment is to satisfy the world’s need for energy with economically, socially and environmentally responsible solutions. We seek a high standard of performance, and understand that great ideas can change the world. If you want to work with a group of creative, ambitious and innovative professionals then you should consider Shell. We will provide you with the resources to put your ideas into action, worldwide opportunities to advance your career, and outstanding benefits and rewards that support your quality of life. Join us and let’s make a real difference together.

The primary responsibility of this position is the daily reporting of mark-to-market P&L and exposures for the West Region’s Spokane power trading desks. The Risk group performs these duties concurrently to ensure compliance to STGP’s trading Mandate and other trading policies. Additionally to the daily P&L and exposure reporting responsibilities, this role handles the monthly financial requirements for the Spokane office. Another focus of the role is support of the Financial team in Houston with ad hoc reports and other projects as needed. 


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a fulltime basis for anyone other than current employer
  • Bachelors degree in Finance or other related business major
  • Understanding of Mark to Market management preferred
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Strong leadership and project skills
  • Experience with trading systems, preferably Nucleus and/or Endur a strong plus

Application Deadline: Saturday 21 July 2012
Number of Vacancies: 1

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hot Job Lead in Seattle! Plan Analyst

HOT JOB LEAD received from a Gonzaga Young Alum!

Seattle company is seeking a GU math, finance, accounting, economics, or other technical major!

This is for Serious Job Seekers Only

Below is the message we received:

“Northwest Plan Services, Inc., the company I started working for after I graduated from Gonzaga last spring, is hiring again and one of the principals asked for my assistance in possibly scoring another GU graduate.  NWPS is located in West Seattle and is a small (~30 employee) consulting and actuarial firm.  We specialize in retirement plan record-keeping, administration, and consulting for our clients that range from local companies to national organizations.  The position they are looking to fill is for a Plan Analyst and it is ideal for someone with a strong math, finance, accounting and economics background.  I have included the summary for the position below…”

Northwest Plan Services, Inc. is a growing, profitable West Seattle professional services company dedicated to providing high-quality retirement plan recordkeeping, administration, and consulting to our clients. We are currently looking for a career-minded, technically-oriented person to join our team as a Plan Analyst. The ideal candidate will have:
– A Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Finance, Accounting, or other technical major
– Proficiency in MS Office products, particularly Excel
– An eye for detail and accuracy
– Desire to learn and grow professionally in a fast-paced environment
– Ability to work alone and as part of a team
Experience is not necessary. Position is salaried, plus the opportunity for a semi-annual bonus. We also offer an excellent benefits package to all of our employees.

“From what I gather they are looking to start the interview process ASAP, so this opportunity would be ideal for any smart, responsible, personable, and unfortunately, still unemployed graduates that are moving back home to the Seattle area.  Since they have not posted this position publicly yet, I ask that you please only forward this to any graduates that you know are still seriously/actively looking for a job.”

“If you have anyone in mind, they are more than welcome to shoot me an email if they have any questions [CONTACT THE CAREER CENTER & GAMP OFFICE FOR THIS ALUM’S CONTACT INFO careercenter& or 313-4234]. Otherwise, an email introducing themselves with their resume, cover letter and Gonzaga transcript attached can be directed to”

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.

Fidelity Investments career opportunity in Bellevue, WA

A college recruiter with Fidelity Investments contacted our office.  They currently have an entry level Financial Representative position open at their Bellevue branch, which the recruiter is trying to fill as soon as possible.

“We are looking for a recent college graduate (preferably December 2011, or May 2011) with little to no experience in the industry, but someone who has a strong interest in finance & investments and a desire to pursue a career as a financial advisor.”

She has posted the position online both on ZagTrax, and on Fidelity’s college careers site, but wanted to reach out directly to see if we know of anyone who would be interested in this opportunity and is available to start in April (May 2012 graduates will only be considered if they are able to start working full-time prior to May.)

Interested students/graduates should e-mail their cover letter and resume directly to Katie McVey at

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