Finance Student Assistant position/Deadline extended

Our Finance Administrator at VCU is seeking a Finance Student Assistant for a paid, part-time (15-18 hours) position. Undergraduate or graduate student students are welcome to apply. The student should have excellent interpersonal skills and be interested in working on a variety of financial reporting projects.


Finance major (Senior or Graduate level)

Strong GPA

Strong analytical skills

To apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Thanks,


Junior Appraiser-Job Opening at the US Department of State

Employer request letter!

Junior Appraiser — Job Opening at the U.S. Department of State


Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

I am writing to ask if you can recommend any recent graduates from the School of Business’ real estate program for a Junior Real Estate Appraiser position we would like to fill. The position is in the Master Planning Division of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations within the U.S. Department of State. We are looking to fill this position soon through our contractor, Kaseman, LLC. The link to the vacancy advertisement on is below:

Please note, the position is noted as a “pipeline,” meaning that we are collecting resumes for now, but we expect to have an open position soon. Ideally, we would like to collect all resumes by COB Friday, September 9.

The incumbents of this position will support senior appraisers responsible for all real estate appraisal and consulting work related to U.S. Embassies and Consulate operations worldwide. The opportunity to work within a large owner-builder-occupier federal agency will give the candidates an owner’s perspective that would be valuable to their growth in their new profession.

The ideal candidates would be a recent BS/BA business school graduate with a real estate concentration and 0-3 years of real estate appraisal experience. We expect the candidate to have excellent analytical skills, an understanding of appraisal principles and procedures, and experience in Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Good communication skills are also important. The candidates must be U.S. citizens and be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.

Please tell all candidates to apply to the advertisement on If they want, they can also forward me a resume and contact me directly if they have any questions.

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

Pierre R. Welch, III, MAI

Chief, Real Estate Evaluations Division (Acting)


Link to the Mock Interview Registration form


Several of you have asked for a link for the Mock Interview Registration form. 

Here it is! 

You can download the form, complete it and drop it off at the Business Career Center during regular hours.  If the office is closed, please slide the form under the door.

Don’t forget that this is a first come, first serve program, so if you don’t get a chance to get an interview, there will not be anyone else to blame….so sign up soon!  Registration is from 8/29 to 9/9.

If you have questions, as always, shoot me an email.


Darlene (


Here’s the link to the updated Calendar of Events on our web and the mock registration form:

Recruiter position at Morton Consulting

Recruiter will be responsible for assisting the staffing team in sourcing for qualified candidates, screening resumes, phone screening candidates, and scheduling interviews for available positions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Source for qualified candidates using internet recruiting resources such as Monster, Career Builder, Craigslist, Linked In and other sources.
  • Screen resumes and phone screen candidates
  • Schedule interviews for administrative
  • Interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, job knowledge, skills and abilities to determine applicant’s suitability for positions 
  • Represent Morton Consulting Professional Placements at career fairs
  • Update, monitor, and manage job postings on the company website and other websites 
  • Obtain references for newly hired employees
  • Work in teams to plan and develop recruitment strategies for available positions 
  • Provide exceptional service to both clients and candidates.
  • Network with potential recruiting sources at career centers, workforce boards, associations, etc. to create candidate pipelines 
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications: 

HS Diploma or equivalent required. B.A. in Business, Management, Human Resources or related field preferred. Incumbent must have strong attention to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize effectively, and the ability to adapt to changing priorities. Must be a team player and have strong oral and written communication skills. 2-3 years of Customer Service experience is required. 1 year of experience working in an office environment is required. Staffing experience is preferred.

To apply:  Please email your resume to

Alice Hickman < and copy

Business Career Center Calendar of Events for Fall 2011

All, here are the events that I wanted to bring to your attention. Undergraduates, Graduates and Alumni are welcome to participate. 












9am – 11:30am

Snead Hall Atrium

Mary Kay Coffee Break


12pm – 1pm

Engineering East 1221

CIA Info Session & Resume Reviews


4:30pm – 5:30pm

Snead Hall B2165

Behavioral Mock Interviews

Preparation Session

Speaker: J.J. White, Dale Carnegie Training


8am – 4pm

Snead Hall


Behavioral Mock Interview Program

Register 8/29 – 9/9 – Space is Limited!

Visit the office for more details.



10am – 11am

Snead Hall



Resume Writing and

How to Work a Career Fair



3pm – 4:30pm

Engineering East 1221



3pm – 4pm

Snead Hall B2165


5pm – 6:30pm

Engineering East 1221

Deloitte Consulting Information Session



10am – 3pm

University of Maryland


Details TBA via email



9am – 4pm

Snead Hall B1102

Resume Express

No Registration Required

First Come, First Serve; 15 min appts



10am – 3pm

Snead Hall Atrium


2011 Fall Business Career Fair


4:30pm – 6pm

Snead Hall B2165

Goodyear Information Session


5pm – 6:30pm

Engineering East 1221

Deloitte Consulting Case Interviewing Workshop


10am – 3pm

Student Commons

2nd Floor


University-wide Career & Internship Fair


6pm – 7:30pm

Snead Hall B2165

Target Information Session



Snead Hall B2165

Informational Interviewing Workshop


5:00pm – 8:30pm

The Jefferson Hotel

Etiquette Dinner

Pre-Registration dates TBA


VCU School of Business Career Services | Snead Hall | 301 W. Main Street, B1102 | P.O. Box 844000

Richmond, VA 23284 | | Phone: 804.827.1801 | Fax: 804.828.0265


Stay current with VCU Business Career Services!


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Compliance/Quality Assurance, MKT & Sales Unpaid Internships

These internships are with Home Cared Delivered.  If you are interested, please send your resume to “Heather Robinson” <>.




Provides support to the Compliance and Quality Assurance department.


Assists with proposals and company reaccreditations.

Reviews company correspondence

Compiles data for compliance and research analyst in order to create payor requirements

Gathers applicable payor information

Assists compliance with preparation of audits



Coordinates and executes Marketing department projects


Assists with review and compilation of marketing materials for submission with Company contracts and applications

Assists with creation and development of Company marketing materials

Works with the marketing coordinator on researching marketing materials

Works with the marketing coordinator on direct mail



Coordinates and executes sales research and projects.


Researches and reports on competitors including competitive analysis

Researches and reports on Managed Care Organizations

Works with the sales team to develop new presentation material for in-services.

Assists with the set-up and scheduling of all Sales WebEx presentations.

Compiles or develops process flow charts.

Reviews New Patient Service issues and escalates to NPS Manager when appropriate.

Expedites service and escalates issues when appropriate.

Part-time Medical Documentation Associate position with local firm

This employer has two part time openings for their Medical Documentation team.  It will be about 20-25 hours per week.  

Medical Documentation Associate

The Medical Documentation Associate is responsible to obtain physician-signed orders and/or medical documentation in a timely fashion. He/She will telephone physician offices or patients at home in order to obtain the required documentation via fax, hard mail, or electronic mail. The Documentation Associate is expert at follow-up, thereby minimizing or eliminating documentation delays. Upon receipt of the required documentation, the Associate files the records appropriately. The ideal Documentation Associate is familiar with workflow optimization and continuously monitors the workflow in association with contiguous departments in order to streamline efficiencies.


This is a paid, part-tme position with a local employer.  If you are interested, please send your resume to


Welcome Back Students! Two new successes: Soraya and Felisha!

Nice to see you are back on my blog again.  Let’s start off this semester with two new successes. 


I want to make sure that you know our business students and alumni are getting incredible job offers for internships AND full time positions.  Be on the look out for the Success Newsletter, which will feature 10 students/alumni who have great offers.  They will tell you a little about their jobs, share how they found their jobs and give you some advice so YOU TOO can get an offer.

Everyone, let’s congratulate Soraya and Felisha on a job well done.  Here is there information:

Felisha Foraker: Business Management/Administration major, August 2011 graduate.  Felisha is the Human Resources Assistant for the Virginia Department of General Services!  Her process was extremely fast:  She applied and got a call back the next day which was Wednesday.  On Thursday she was called back for a second interview, scheduled for Friday morning.  On Friday afternoon, Felisha got the offer!  

Soraya Harris: Finance Major, Financial Planning Track, Expected graduation: December 2012.  Soraya Harris had an internship with MidAtlantic Capital Management, Inc.  She found the position through John McFarland.  Soraya, just so you know, is the new President of the Financial Planning Association!

Congratulations to both of you.  I am very impressed!!  

If you have found an opportunity and would like to share the good news, shoot me an email (  I would love to post it here on my blog! 


Nationwide Agency Capital Builder

Nationwide Agency Capital Builder


At Nationwide, our vision is to help others achieve and protect their dreams; we are currently hiring motivated, experienced, and dedicated professionals who can offer expert advice to help customers protect their most important assets as Nationwide Agents in our Fairfax, Frederickburg, Richmond, VA and Columbia, MD Markets. 


We are looking for talented, business-minded individuals who are interested in being trained to run their own successful Nationwide Insurance Agency.  As part of the Nationwide Future Agency Owner Program, you can count on the support of a Fortune 500 company with over 80 years of business success, $150 billion in assets, a broad range of insurance and financial products and one of the best claims service operations in the industry.


Why become part of Nationwide Future Agency Owner Program?

Base salary, commissions and limited benefits for the first 18-24 months

Up to $95K in financial support upon graduation to offset agency start-up costs

Brand name recognition of a Fortune 500 company

Extensive sales and product training opportunities

Dedicated support from a team of agency development specialists

Access to advertising/marketing resources and tools to help generate revenue for your agency

No insurance background, franchise or annual fees are required

Unlimited revenue potential; first year around $60k with base + bonus – opportunity truly is uncapped!!!


What you need to succeed in the Future Agency Owner Program:

3-5 years of business experience

Successful track record in sales, customer service, business management and/or business ownership 

Demonstrated leadership skills

An entrepreneurial spirit and the drive to succeed are also critical to your success 

Candidates must have or be able to obtain property/casualty and life insurance sales licenses


Don’t hesitate apply today!


 For more information on Agency Opportunities visit   

If this sounds like what you’ve been looking for, please contact me at