Archive | April, 2009

30 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Can’t Afford the Time to Network?

…You can’t afford NOT to!

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29 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The James River Green Building Council(JRGBC) is seeking an intern (Deadline to apply: May 11th)

Mission:
The James River Green Building Council(JRGBC) is the Central Virginia Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. The mission of the JRGBC is to create a positive impact on the region’s built environment by accelerating the adoption of green building practices, technologies, policies, and standards. The JRGBC endeavors to move the green building industry forward
with market-based solutions. The chapter’s membership is open and balanced and is comprised of leaders and visionaries from all segments of the building industry, including product manufacturers, environmental organizations, building owners, building professionals, utilities, city
government, research institutions, professional societies and universities.
We are looking for a motivated intern with a sincere interest in green building and willingness to work hard. The JRGBC is in the process of growing and developing as an organization, and the energy and motivation of the intern is essential to the JRGBC’s success.
Job Description:
The Intern will be responsible for helping with program coordination, distribution of materials, event planning, office needs and general office projects. Intern will attend JRGBC programs and events free of charge.
Responsibilities include:
Assist with program administration for programs
Act as coordinator to local EGB Group and provide assistance with projects
Assist with development and distribution of JRGBC publications and outreach materials
Assist with grant research, grant writing and materials coordination
Help with website updates and creating content
Assist with general office work
Skills Needed:
Willingness to help with a variety of programs and tasks
Well organized and highly self-motivated
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Pagemaker, PowerPoint and Adobe Photoshop
Willingness to collaborate with staff and JRGBC membership and committees
Prefer college juniors, seniors, or graduates.
Web management and design skills highly desired, but not required.
Benefits:
Broad experience in a grassroots non-profit.
Training in office management skills, program administration, publications development and writing, grant research and writing, public relations and outreach.
Helping to expand the green building movement with local universities and colleges
Working for an organization that benefits the health and well-being of Central Virginia’s residents and the building community
Timeframe for Internship:
Fall and Winter internships require a three-month commitment for 8-12 hours per week. Internship can take place year-round or through Spring Semester.
To Apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume to mail@jrgbc.org. For more information, please call (804) 288-2950.
Deadline for application is May 11 (Start May 18th).
Megan Miller
Executive Director
James River Green Building Council

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27 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

French Speaking CSR Associates Needed!!

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JOB DESCRIPTION
West End company has a need for French speaking customer service associates. The project is scheduled for approx. 3 to 4 weeks starting mid-May. Will be working in an inbound call center environment assisting customers with promotional offers.
Pay rate is $13 per hour.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
• MUST be bi-lingual and speak French fluently (French-Canadian preferred)
• Candidates will be required to pass criminal background check, credit check, and drug screen
• Must be able to work a flexible schedule up to 8pm and rotating weekends
Forward resume to: terry.duncan@staffmark.com

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27 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Do You Want to Work for the Secret Service?

Come to their Information Session:
Tuesday, April 28
3 PM info session, followed by Q & A
Virginia Rooms A & B, 2nd floor of Student Commons
Come learn more about 200 Uniform positions, the 200 Criminal Investigator positions as well as multiple administrative positions for which they are hiring!

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21 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Full-Time Activities Counselor; Intercept Youth Services, Inc.

The Activities Counselor plans and implements recreation services for residents that develop leisure, socialization, motor and task skills.
Interested?
You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or utilizing our walk-in hours:
University Career Center Career Consultants by Major
Walk-in Hours (left hand side of the page)
Don’t have an account?
It is easy to get one! Stop by the Career Center in the University Student Commons (across from the Chick-Fil-A) and request an account or email us at careers@vcu.edu.

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21 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Part-Time Resident Flex Counselor; Intercept Youth Services, Inc.

The Resident Flex Counselor serves as a positive role model for residents to observe and learn socially effective values, attitudes, and behaviors. Contributes to the formulation and implementation of the resident treatment plan, and completes direct care duties as detailed below.
Interested?
You can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Make sure that your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so by contacting your Career Consultant or utilizing our walk-in hours:
University Career Center Career Consultants by Major
Walk-in Hours (left hand side of the page)
Don’t have an account?
It is easy to get one! Stop by the Career Center in the University Student Commons (across from the Chick-Fil-A) and request an account or email us at careers@vcu.edu.

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20 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Guess what new grads? You do have a network right after college!

Check out the article here:
http://blog.linkedin.com/2009/04/20/guess-what-new-grads-you-do-have-a-network-right-after-college/

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19 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Great advice from Lindsay Olson on how to contact the company YOU want to work for

Check out the article here: http://tinyurl.com/bsbuko

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16 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Mistakes college graduates make during the interview process

This is from a new CareerBuilder survey.
When asked to identify the biggest mistakes recent college graduates make during the application and interview process, employers reported the following:
* Acting bored or cocky – 63 percent
* Not dressing appropriately – 61 percent
* Coming to the interview with no knowledge of the company – 58 percent
* Not turning off cell phones or electronic devices – 50 percent
* Not asking good questions during the interview – 49 percent
* Asking what the pay is before the company considered them for the job – 38 percent
* Spamming employers with the same resume and/or cover letter – 21 percent
* Failure to remove unprofessional photos/content on social networking pages, blogs, etc. – 19 percent
* Not sending a thank you note after the interview – 12 percent
The direct link to the article is here: http://jobradio.fm/2009/04/16/mistakes-college-graduates-make-during-the-interview-process/

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14 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Internships in government!

Hot Jobs and Cool Internships
There are thousands of federal jobs out there right now – it is simply a matter of looking in the right place. There is a federal opportunity to match every interest, and this eNewsletter will leave you thinking, “you can do that in government?”
This Week’s Cool Internships
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership Summer Internship Program
Department of the Agriculture
Deadline: April 17, 2009
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership Summer Internship Program
U.S. Forest Service
Deadline: April 17, 2009
Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership Summer Internship Program
Food Safety and Inspection Service
Deadline: April 17, 2009

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