Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Consider Economic Developers Day!

Economic Developers Day Volunteers

Engineering Career Services and Business Career Services are hosting an event designed to show off VCU to local economic developers and need your help in making the day run smoothly! We are anticipating 60-80 economic development professionals on campus on Friday, August 15 from 8:30 – 2:30 p.m. and will need some extra hands coordinating parking and breakfast and lunch set up.  If you are available to help, please use this sign up as a way to let us know what times we can expect you.  We greatly appreciate your help!

Use the link to sign up!  www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C054AA5AB22A1FB6-economic 

DATE: 8/15/2014 (Fri 8:00AM – 3:00PM)

LOCATION: Snead and East Halls

Writing Intern and Internet Retail Intern needed for Shockoe Commerce Group

Firm Looking For Writing Intern               

Shockoe Commerce Group, an ecommerce portfolio company of Boxwood Partners, is looking for a writer interested in a variety of topics including yoga and coffee.  The intern responsibilities include writing blog posts and product descriptions. The intern will take a deep dive into writing for consumer engagement and SEO optimization. Students must be enrolled in a college or university to participate.

Pay is commiserate with experience.


Firm Looking for Internet Retail Intern 

Shockoe Commerce Group, an eCommerce Portfolio Company of Boxwood Partners, is looking for an intern interested in taking a deep dive into the world of eCommerce. That means learning about various inventory platforms, search engine optimization, inventory management, product photography and maybe even a lifestyle photo shoot or two.  You will learn about tools like SEOmoz, Google Analytics,  and Google Trends. Photoshop experience  and a designer’s eye is a plus. Students must be enrolled in a college or university to participate.

Pay is commiserate with experience.

To apply:  Send resumes to lpleveich@shockoecommerce.com

Business Intelligence Analyst at SunTrust Bank

Home Equity and Direct Lending

Business Intelligence Analyst

Grade 45

 Job responsibilities include:

  • Conducting analysis and evaluation of various business performance metrics to support tactical and strategic decision-making.
  • Translating data from reports, dashboards, and external data sources into actionable recommendations for improvement.
  • Collaborating with internal teammates to support their information needs and providing value-added interpretation of information.
  • Performing ongoing (daily, monthly, quarterly, ad hoc) reviews of LOB production trends and portfolio dynamics, providing key findings and highlights to the LOB management team.
  • Using external information sources to evaluate SunTrust performance.  Mine this data to find areas of competitive advantages as well as weakness/areas for opportunity.
  • Bringing together information from various sources to evaluate near- and long-term product and market potential.
  • Developing and manipulating complex reports.

 Basic requirements include:

  • Demonstrated experience manipulating complex data.
  • Mastery of Excel and other Microsoft tools.  Demonstrated proficiency with data querying tools such as COGNOS, SAS, SQL, other.
  • Experience with interpreting information and developing actionable recommendations.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information for management consumption.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with fluid priorities.
  • Experience in, or knowledge regarding, consumer lending products and processes is strongly preferred.

To apply:  Email resumes to dward@vcu.edu and put “SunTrust” in the subject line.

Hot Jobs at Accountemps!

cid:image005.gif@01CF8623.02F85440Hot Jobs!cid:image005.gif@01CF8623.02F85440We have the following job opportunities available immediately: 

  • Entry Level Loan Originator:  This is an exciting opportunity in the mortgage industry with a growing client of ours in the Richmond Area! Our client is looking for entry-level Loan Originators to join their team who have an interest in sales! A degree is required. Competitive base salary + commission.


  • Accounting Clerk: This is a great opportunity to work as an Accounting Clerk/Office Administrator for a small business. This position is responsible for wearing multiple hats and completing duties such as Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Order Processing and Data Entry. This is a growing company and they are in transition with their staff growth so this person would also be responsible for assisting with answering the phones, sending out correspondence, filing, faxing and other duties as needed.


  • Financial Analysis: Our prestigious client is searching for two Financial Analysts for a major organization project! Must have 3+ years of Financial Analysis experience, be degreed in Finance or Accounting and possess exceptional technical skills with advanced proficiency in Excel and basic Access!

Please contact me if you know of anyone that may be interested in any of these opportunities, or feel free to pass my information along. We sincerely appreciate all the referrals you have given us thus far, and look forward to continuing our partnership!


Lindsay Spann

Financial Recruiter



ActiveRx Accounting Internship

ActiveRx Accounting Internship

Graduate student or established undergraduate for paid internship with rapidly growing company. Must have superior organization skills and attention to detail. Requires thorough knowledge of accounting principles, costing and reporting for a US company with operations in several states.

Ideal intern will have the following qualities:

 Ability to work on- and off-site, independently, for 8 to 12 hours per week

 Demonstrated excellence in classroom with focus on accounting and finance

 Available for twice weekly meetings – office located at 919 W. Grace Street

 Excellent skills in QuickBooks, QB Online and MS Excel

 Familiarity with corporate controls, reporting standards, payroll and budgeting

 Agility to organize paper and electronic invoices, expense reports and general ledgers for a parent with 3 separate companies, 6 bank accounts and several reporting sources

 Available for not less than 12 weeks

Intern must keep track of itemized hours, and will be paid $18.00 per hour.

Contact and Follow-Up

Please send one page summary of your qualifications to:

John Oliver


joliver@activerx.com and copy dward@vcu.edu

About ActiveRx

With locations now open in Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, South Carolina and Texas, ActiveRx provides seniors an opportunity to “choose how you age.” Based upon decades of scientific research on strength and aging, the company provides patients with options that maintain a person’s mobility, agility and balance so they can sustain their independence and autonomy while continuing to do the things they love to do. ActiveRx Active Aging Centers provide a full continuum of services that are designed to facilitate long-term, meaningful lifestyle changes. Additional information on ActiveRx can be found at www.ActiveRx.com.


Another HR position: HR Assistant temporary position with a state agency!

The Human Resource Office of a state agency located in downtown Richmond has an excellent opportunity for a qualified, enthusiastic individual. This position provides administrative support for a variety of human resource processes & projects & has direct exposure to all facets of HR. As the first point of contact for the HR office, this position greets visitors & responds to applicant inquiries. This position updates the Recruitment Management System (RMS) & Learning Management System (LMS) & generates related reports; handles the recruitment & orientation of hourly (wage) positions; prepares spreadsheets to report workflow activities & performance evaluations; updates HR systems; coordinates copier & fax maintenance and repairs, orders supplies, & performs other administrative duties. Responsibilities also include processing of Extended Coverage and HIPAA notices based on Benefits Eligibility System (BES) reports and providing administrative support for payroll/leave functions


Qualifications: H.S. diploma or equivalent, bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. Prior administrative experience, preferably in human resources. Knowledge of human resource laws, practices, policies & procedures is preferred. Accurate word processing/computer entry skills & document verification skills; attention to detail; proficient usage of MS Word & Excel; experience maintaining personnel files & automated systems. Experience using Human Resource Information Systems such as RMS, Peoplesoft, PMIS, CIPPS or comparable HRIS is helpful. Ability to understand policies and procedures; to manage & complete multiple assignments accurately within established time frames; and to communicate effectively w/ employees/managers/applicants in a customer service oriented environment. Demonstrated ability to successfully function in a team environment. Selected applicant must pass a background security clearance check.
 To apply: Email your resumes ASAP to dward@vcu.edu.
Selected applicant must pass a criminal background check.

Windows System Administrator Intern at Northrop Grumman


Job Description and Qualifications

Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a College Intern Windows System Administer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Operations System Support Organization. This college intern position will be located in Chester, VA.  Under the direction of the project lead, the candidate will fill a Windows System Administrator role within IT Infrastructure team.  The responsibilities include solving technical issues, supporting the implementation, and installation of IT systems, primarily Windows servers.  Installation, upgrade and troubleshooting of enterprise software server tool sets.  Implement strict security configuration and ensure security requirements are followed. Provide detailed documentation on hardware and network configurations.   Responsibilities may involve rotation on multiple projects.  After initial training during normal business hours, incumbent will move to an evening shift to perform installations and implementations.

 Basic Qualifications:

  •  Must be a 2014 full-time college student majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other Science, Technology, Engineering or Math degree have at least an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Familiar with Windows Server 2008 and 2012.
  • Available to work full-time (40 hours per week) during the summer 2014 semester. Available to work part-time during the fall 2014/spring 2015 semesters.
  • Self-starter; self-motivated; adaptable
  • Attention to detail
  • Good oral/written communication
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to follow technical work instructions
  • Ability to learn and retain information quickly

Click on our careers website:  http://www.northropgrumman.com/Careers/StudentsAndNewGrads/Pages/default.aspx

**Click on “Job Search” towards the bottom of the page

**Type “14010821 “ in the “requisition ID” field.  Then click “Search for Jobs”.

**Apply online and send me an email with your resume attached letting me know that you have applied for this position.


US citizenship is required.  Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

College Relations Coordinator: Full-time Contract Role at Genworth Financial


College Relations Coordinator (Full Time Contract Role)

Location: Richmond, VA

Genworth Financial is committed to its college recruitment efforts bringing students into

the company through the Summer Internship Program and entry-level Development

Programs. Genworth is seeking a College Relations Coordinator (full time contract role

starting August) to work alongside the College Relations Manager for the 2014-15

recruitment season.

Essential responsibilities of the position are to…

* Partner with College Relations Mgr to ensure that Genworth HR policies and

procedures are executed

* Coordinate recruitment events on college campuses such as career fairs, information

sessions, and interviews

* Work with Compliance team to ensure appropriate documents are collected prior to

candidate start date (i.e. onboarding)

* Manage scheduling of interviews and coordinate travel arrangements for candidates

* Screen candidate resumes and potentially conduct first round phone interviews

* Create employment offer letters for candidates

* Take on projects as needed

Basic Qualifications

* Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment as demonstrated by prompt

timeliness and high-degree of accuracy of work product

* Bachelor Degree

* Familiarity with social media for professional branding

* Great interpersonal skills

* High proficiency in displaying outstanding service for internal and external customers

* High energy and passion around staffing or other human resources fields

* Leadership experience (on the job or through student organizations)

* Keen attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

* Prior HR or Recruiting experience

* Bachelors Degree in a Business related major or HR

* Corporate work experience through at least one internship or full-time job

If you are interested, email your resume and cover letter to dward@vcu.edu.

Web Designer for contract opportunity through VACO Technology

Web Designer for contract opportunity

Contract length: 12 weeks

Responsibilities of the job include:

meeting/liaising with CEO to discuss requirements and/or project progress

creating web site designs, using Dreamweaver, MUSE, and/or HTML

producing sample sites demonstrating and receiving feedback about draft sites

Design simple and intuitive visuals and UI components Create wireframes, workflows, sitemaps, interaction models, etc.

Undergrad or graduate degree in interaction design, website design, or design technology Portfolio of class and/or work experience Understanding of interaction design and/or visual design/graphic design Understanding of the design process Knowledge of wireframe/prototyping tools Strong communication, problem solving and teamwork skills

Start date July 14th.


Mary Lynne Staib,  Partner

Technology Division Manager

Vaco Technology,a division of Vaco LLC

Office 804-282-2700

Mobile 804-617-2471

3901 Westerre Parkway, Suite 120

Westerre IV Bldg.

Henrico, VA 23233