Career and Internship Opportunities

Wells Fargo

Communications Professional – Regional Banking

Communications Consultant 3

Los Angeles

 

From Mr. Paul Gomez, VP – Corporate Communications, Wells Fargo.

 

IT STARTS WITH YOU.

Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and motivate the most talented people - those who care and who work together as partners across business units and functions.  We value and promote diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business and at every level of our organization.

 

At WELLS FARGO, we invest in our people. Our diverse lines of business offer unique opportunities to expand your knowledge and advance your career.

 

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS manages internal, external, and executive communications for Wells Fargo. To support its mission of solidifying Wells Fargo's reputation as one of the world's great companies, this group sets the communication strategy, shares compelling stories, provides strategic counsel, empowers team members, and strives for excellence.

 

COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT 3 – REGIONAL BANKING

With a region spanning more than 125 stores and 2,000 team members, we are seeking a talented public relations professional to contribute to the communications effort for Wells Fargo Regional Banking in Los Angeles, CA. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a passion for delivering excellent media relations results and also demonstrate outstanding writing skills. The position is based in downtown Los Angeles and does not offer relocation or telecommuting.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  •                     Develop and maintain strong relationships with Los Angeles broadcast and print media including diverse outlets.
  •                     Develop and place proactive media pitches.
  •                     Contribute to monthly editorial calendar for internal stories.
  •                     Write and edit a variety of complex and/or sensitive communications including talking points and speeches.
  •                     Implement social media strategies as part of key PR initiatives.
  •                     Contribute to the development of monthly communications reports.
  •                     Contribute to group work streams and/or department-wide initiatives as needed.

 

CORE EXPERTISE:

  •                     Ability to write effectively for varied internal and external audiences
  •                     Proven track record of building strong media relationships and placing external stories
  •                     Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with teams across a matrixed environment

 

WELLS FARGO & COMPANY (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through our many locations, ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking. To learn more, Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Social Media and Wells Fargo Stories.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •                     4+ years of communications experience.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  •                     4+ years of media relations experience
  •                     A BS/BA degree or higher in marketing or communications
  •                     Knowledge and understanding of internet, mobile, and social media technology
  •                     Ability to communicate effectively with business partners and project managers
  •                     Ability to deliver multiple concurrent projects or large scale individual projects
  •                     Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and Project) skills
  •                     Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important
  •                     Ability to make timely and independent judgment decisions while working in a fast-paced and results-driven environment
  •                     Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  •                     Ability to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, with senior executive-level leaders
  •                     Experience developing partnerships and collaborating with other business and functional areas
  •                     Knowledge and understanding of internal corporate communications development
  •                     Knowledge and understanding of writing, editing, coordinating, and publishing sensitive documentation
  •                     Ability to negotiate, influence, and collaborate to build successful relationships
  •                     Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  •                     Corporate communications and agency communications experience

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Free-Type)

  •                     Working knowledge of the Los Angeles market
  •                     Strong relationships with Los Angeles media and community influencers

 

LOCATION

333 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90071-1504

 

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

 

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

 

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

 

Job Number:

5317649

 

If interested, contact Mr. Paul Gomez at paul.gomez@wellsfargo.com

 


 

NASA

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) Unpaid Summer Internship Program

Washington, D.C.

 

We are looking for students interested in working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Although our internships are unpaid and housing is not provided, we believe the experience gained from performing meaningful work at NASA Headquarters is invaluable. NASA has ranked as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Federal government for five consecutive years.

 

About the Organization

The agency's Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) ensures the financial health of the Agency, including responsibility for ensuring that NASA resources are effectively employed toward the achievement of NASA's strategic plan. It manages the Agency’s budget and financial operations, directs the preparation and submission of annual financial and budgetary reports, the Agency's appropriations liaison with the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, and coordinates Agency financial management activities with other federal agencies.

 

Internship Opportunities Available

 

The Office of the Deputy CFO (DCFO)

The Office of the Deputy CFO (DCFO) for Financial Operations within NASA’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer seeks an energetic student to join its team. You will work under the direction of the DCFO. This internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn federal accounting and financial management processes and financial reporting activities for a multi-billion dollar size organization.

 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  •                     Conducting accounting research project(s) and/or studies;
  •                     Preparing/generating financial metrics for government-wide benchmarking purposes; and
  •                     Assisting in financial audit activities and/or management/financial reporting controls activities.
  •                     Other duties as assigned, with strong link to federal accounting/financial management policies, processes and systems.

 

Candidates should have skills or knowledge in: Accounting major with basic knowledge of accounting concepts and standards; ability to communicate in writing and orally; experience with databases and ability to generate information/reports from such.

 

The Office of the Associate Deputy CFO (ADCFO)

The Office of the Associate Deputy CFO (ADCFO) within NASA’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer seeks an energetic student to join its team. You will work under the direction of the Director of the Mission Support Office and the Budget/Contracts Team Lead. This internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn the federal budget process and managing the execution and formulation for a multi-million dollar size organization.

 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  •                     Assisting staff with budget preparation;
  •                     Tracking and reporting financial data;
  •                     Creating reports from SAP financial system utilizing Business Objects
  •                     Assisting in the preparations of spending plans, budgets, and projections; and
  •                     Assisting in the development of the FY18 budget for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer organization.

 

Additional tasks may also include routine work supporting the office in which they work and related assistance to managers and staff. Candidate should have strong skills in data analysis, Excel, and database queries.

 

The Mission Support Office/Workforce Planning Team

The Mission Support Office (MSO) provides support across CFO Divisions in all areas of organizational and managerial activities. The Workforce Planning team is responsible for all personnel matters for the OCFO, to include human resources, performance management, leave and attendance, employee awards program, travel, budget, and administration of the CFO University. If you are a student interested in administration and management, join the team!

 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  •                     Assisting with creating/documenting, or streamlining standard operating procedures;
  •                     Creating or updating databases, shared sites/collaboration spaces, and the OCFO website;
  •                     Auditing CFO University class course materials and identifying areas of improvement;
  •                     Updating/cleaning up CFO University website and online resources library.

 

Candidate should have strong skills in: databases, data analysis, excel, website maintenance; and oral and written communication.

 

Qualifications:

You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident.

Be a junior or senior currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited college or university.

 

How to Apply:

Submit your updated resume to Maria.M.Santos@NASA.gov

The internships will run from May 22-August 11, 2017.

 

Deadline to apply is Thursday, March 16, 2017.

 


 

Foothill Transit

Intern

Los Angeles

 

From APALS.

 

Foothill Transit, the primary fixed-route transit provider in eastern Los Angeles County, California, is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Intern. Foothill Transit’s mission is to be the premier public transit provider committed to safety, courtesy, quality, responsiveness, efficiency, and innovation. We are an award-winning bus system with a fleet of over 300 vehicles and ridership exceeding14 million annually.

 

As part of Foothill Transit’s commitment to workforce development, Foothill Transit’s Internship Program was created to allow students to gain valuable skills and knowledge. In addition, the interns will support Foothill Transit achieving its mission. Interns will be paid $15.00 per hour. The number of hours worked per week will be flexible depending upon the student’s schedule.

 

This position reports to a Foothill Transit Department Director and will assist in the day-to-day operations of a wide variety of projects, across a number of functional areas. This position works closely with multiple departments to provide support and collaboration.

 

Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:

•        Completing tasks and assignments using independent judgment, skill, and personal initiative

•        Preparing and presenting analytical and statistical reports

•        Preparing correspondence for signature

•        Assisting in monitoring contracts and ensuring compliance with Federal and State guidelines and Foothill Transit policies

•        Providing assistance and support in the planning, design, development, and implementation of short and long-term projects, including and not limited to college and other local service area ridership initiatives, etc.

•        Assisting in various projects that may include and are not limited to: administration, architectural design, CAD, finance, engineering, government relations, graphic design, human resources, marketing, communications, procurement, quality assurance, planning, information technology, safety, customer service, operations, and customer relations

•        Providing general administrative staff support and assist in the completion of day-to-day administrative tasks such as answering phones and photocopying

•        Other duties as assigned

 

Skills Required:

•        Proficient in Microsoft Office software and familiarity with computer/internet research

•        Ability to set priorities and organize time to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

•        Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities

•        Demonstrated ability to work well with others

•        Strong oral and written communication skills

•        Operation of office equipment (phones, fax, copy machine, etc.)

 

Minimum Qualifications:

•        Current enrollment in an accredited community college, four-year college, or university with major coursework in public administration, finance, business administration, political science, planning, transportation, or related field.

•        Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident and eligible to work in the U.S. as determined by U.S. Immigration Laws and the Department of Homeland Security.

 

The individuals selected for this position must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please download the Foothill Transit application at www.foothilltransit.org and send application, resume, salary history, and current DMV H-6 print out to:

 

Human Resources

Foothill Transit

100 S. Vincent Ave., #200

West Covina, CA 91790

E-mail: applications@foothilltransit.org

 

This position is open until filled. Please submit your resume promptly for full consideration.

 


 

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

Fundraising Intern

New York

 

From Mr. Fields Jackson of Racing Toward Diversity magazine.

 

Description

 

PURPOSE

At MDA, we are fighting to freeindividuals and the families who love them from the harmful effects ofmuscle-debilitating diseases so they can live longer and grow stronger.

 

Our Values are our strength: We believe in MUSCLE:

•        Mission: We’re driven to accelerate progress for families and muscle health.

•        Understanding: We re attentive to our constituent s needs and each other.

•        Stewardship: By investing precious resources wisely, we drive the best possible outcomes.

•        Collaboration: We foster win-win partnerships and build communities.

•        Learning: Knowledge powers our success and empowers our people.

•        Excellence: We strive to do our best and exceed constituents expectations.

 

Position Description:

The intern will assist with core job functions of the District office. The intern will be given a minimum of one project that will be his/her responsibility to assist with the success of the Fundraising and/or Family Support and Clinical Care Teams. He/she will gain experience working directly with MDA Fundraising and/or Family Support and Clinical Care Teams and MDA families. Duties will include assisting in the execution of major fundraising and/or Family Care and Clinical Support programs such as Muscle Walk, Fill the Boot, Shamrocks, etc. They will provide assistance to the District office team and perform additional duties as needed.  The objective of this internship is to foster the development of the intern by working with all levels of the office to complete programs and learn both professionally and personally about MDA and the non-profit industry.

 

Responsibilities:

•        Assist the fundraising coordinators with the execution of major fundraising programs. MDA s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy, Muscle Walk, Lock-Ups, Fill the Boot, Golf Tournaments, Social Events and other community based fundraising.

•        Work with Fundraising Coordinators to secure donations for the fundraising event.

•        Provide event assistance to team with preparation of materials.

•        Perform other duties as needed

 

Competencies: 

•        Communication Skills: Clearly and persuasively communicate, listen and seek clarifications; participate in meetings, write clearly and informatively.  Initiative - Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of a team; exhibit sound and accurate judgment, including prioritization and time management skills.

•        Customer Service: Prioritizes internal and external interactions, maintaining the highest standard of donor interactions and responding in a timely manner.

•        Flexibility: Remains open-minded and changes opinions on the basis of new information; performs a wide variety of tasks and changes focus quickly as demands change; manages transitions from task to task effectively; adapts to varying customer needs.

•        Professionalism: Work well in a fast-paced environment; treat others with respect and consideration; accept responsibility for own actions; positive/upbeat attitude.

 

Qualifications

•        Junior/Senior working toward a Bachelor s or Master s Degree in related field.

•        Candidates must understand the importance of confidentiality and discretion.

•        Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to prioritize effectively, and attention to detail.

•        Excellent customer service skills and the ability to multi-task, remain organized, and work in a fast-paced environment.

•        Interns should have basic knowledge of MS Office software to include Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 

MDA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Associated topics: account, alumni relations, annual, civil, donor, fundraiser, gift, major gift, performing, philanthropic.

 

To apply, visit:

bit.ly/2ncMLQJ

 


 

Waste Management

Business Intelligence – MBA Intern

Houston

 

From Waste Management in Houston.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Job Summary

Assess growth opportunities for Waste Management and develop company and Area-level strategies, including extensions of core businesses and innovative next-stage opportunities.  Work on multiple projects simultaneously, across a broad range of priority topics and involve detailed investigation and assessment of competing companies, industries and technologies. Creative problem solver who can quickly synthesize the critical components of their research. Interns will generally work as part of a team with a Sr. Analyst or Group Director, but may also work in larger, cross-functional groups such as finance, operations, marketing, engineering and legal. Internship is between 8-12 weeks in length.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Other minor duties may be assigned.

•        Research, prepare, and present written and verbal reports on internal industry and strategic topics.

•        Assist with the process to champion and lead interdepartmental projects with other Staff to engage multiple key constituencies (e.g. finance, operations, marketing,    engineering and legal) in the analysis, planning and implementation of assigned projects and corporate initiatives.

•        Assist with the management of consulting teams throughout the process of conducting complex analysis, strategy development and group facilitation.

•        Assist in organizing the integration of business strategy and planning initiatives with other departments.

•        Assist with the Group leadership and development initiatives.

•        Participate in special projects.

•        Perform other duties as assigned.

•        Conduct focus group secessions.

•        Engage in software enhancement.

•        Read through existing dashboards and optimize efficiency.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

 

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

 

Education and Experience

Required:

•        1st year completed of  Master of Business Administration Degree

•        3-5 years business experience

•        Experience working with analytical models ( financial, statistical, simulation, etc)

•        Experience conducting in-dept industry research, including financial conditions and industry trends.

•        GPA Requirement: 3.30

•        Completed Course Work Hours: 60.0

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

None required.

 

Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

•        Ability to work well with staff at all levels and across functional teams

•        Project management experience, leadership, and ability to multi-task and prioritize

•        Ability to work independent of direct supervision

•        Strong oral and written communication skills

•        Available to travel up to 20 percent of time

•        Interest in business and environmental sustainability issues, topics, and trends

•        Familiarity with business intelligence platforms and tools

•        Experience with data analytics

•        Customer service experience (internal and external)

 

Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

•        Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;

•        Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;

•        Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely;

•        Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;

•        Normal setting for this job is: office setting.

 

For more information and to apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2mXONnm

 


 

Waste Management

Operations Management Trainee

Sacramento, Calif.

(Must be willing to relocate to Sacramento or Woodland, Calif. or Reno, Nev.)

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

 

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

 

Job Summary

Operations Management Trainee (OMT) is a position part of a required developmental training program for a duration of 6 months to 2 years. The duties and responsibilities are under the direction and supervision of WM frontline managers, (e.g., Fleet, Sales, District or Route Managers), related to the assigned business activity. This position, through assigned work activities and projects, will develop a working knowledge of the WM day-to-day hauling or post-collection business operations including but not limited to route auditing, analysis and improvement recommendations, safety rules and practices and the function and role of intra-company departments as it pertains to day to day business and long term goals, (HR, Finance/Accounting, Customer Service). The OMT training program is designed to develop individuals into frontline manager roles.

 

**This position may be filled in Sacramento, Woodland, or Reno, NV.  Upon completion of training program, may be required to relocate to Reno, NV or other N. CA site for a supervisor or management position. Candidates who cannot relocate, if necessary, will not be considered.

 

Duties and Responsibilities 

•        Hauling Operations: Responsible for the knowledge development and progressive understanding and expertise in route planning, auditing, analysis and improvement and related logistics systems

•        Rides along with Waste Management drivers on existing routes to identify container weight and size, time, accessibility, risk, to determine the effectiveness of route sequencing,

•        increase route efficiency, and document specific route and customer data.

•        Works with all frontline managers to include Operations Improvement Manager, Fleet Manager, Sales Manager, District Managers, Route Managers and fellow Operations

•        Management Trainees to effectively analyze routes to uncover improvement opportunities and review and implement corrective actions

•        Develops a working knowledge of Waste Management’s operational and general business applications including but not limited to Safety, Efficiency, Human Resources,

•        Customer Service, Finance and Accounting and Financial Planning. The incumbent is responsible for building a comprehensive understanding of how these functions contribute to the day to day and long term success of the business and the employees

•        Develops a strong understanding and dedication to the WM Safety Program; work with Corporate and local safety teams to continue to create an aware and observant safety conscious culture

•        Periodically attends and contributes to driver safety meetings to promote a favorable working relationship among all employees

•        Attend all mandatory training sessions; proficiency evaluations will occur following all sessions

•        Participate in area mentor programs

•        Develop working knowledge of day-to-day hauling operations and account for variances while promoting Waste Management Operating Standards

•        Perform other duties as assigned; may include special projects

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.  Will receive training for 6 months or longer.  Upon completion of training, may apply for Supervisor or Management positions within.

 

Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

 

Education and Experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited), or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 2 recent years of relevant work experience. Degree strongly desired.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

Valid State Driver’s License

 

Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

•        Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, specifically MS Excel, MS Word, and Outlook

•        Must be willing to work various start times to include early morning hours

•        Must be able to ride in vehicle for up to 12 hours or sit at a desk for up to 12 hours per day

•        Excellent verbal and written communications skills

•        Must have exceptional time management and organizational skills in order to plan days, complete route analyses, make travel reservations, meet all reporting requirements and training arrangements

•        Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

•        Safety Awareness - Identifying and correcting conditions that affect employee safety and upholding safety standards.

•        Managing Work (Includes Time Management) - Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

•        Active Learning - Demonstrating zeal for new information, knowledge, and experiences, regularly seeking and capitalizing on learning opportunities; quickly assimilating and applying new information.

•        Building Trust - Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.

•        Applied Learning - Assimilating and applying new job-related information in a timely manner.

 

Work Environment

While some of the OMT work is performed within an office atmosphere, frequent field assignments are the core foundation of the position. When conducting field assignments one should posses the ability to ascend into and descend from commercial vehicles, (typically steps are 18 inches in height) and ride in commercial vehicles for over 12 consecutive hours, where you will be exposed to climatic weather as depicted by the geographical region for which you reside or are assigned. For example, OMTs located in the southern most areas of our company will be working in extreme heat with high probability of rain during the summer months and mild fall like conditions throughout the winter months.

 

This program requires the successful candidate to have the ability to relocate across several regions of the U.S, and may require extensive travel, (both air and car). An OMT will also be required to work non-traditional work schedules i.e. 12 – 14 hour workdays, some weekends, some early start times, etc. While some of the OMT work is done in an office, frequently, will work out in the field, exposed to elements, weather and other non-office type conditions.

 

Benefits

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

 

To apply, visit:

http://bit.ly/2mgFafS

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