Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Send your resume to alumni in your field who want to help!

Each year the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center connects successful alumni to current students through our "UR Ready" campaign. We ask our wonderful alumni to lend a hand to current students by hosting them for internships, special projects and job shadowing opportunities. This year we added a new component, asking alumni to collect and screen student resumes for opportunities at their companies. Alumni from all fields responded!

You can apply for these opportunities today through CareerLink. From the homepage click on "One-Click Search," then "Alumni Resume Collections." Find the field you are interested in, then choose between "Internship" and "Full-Time" opportunities. Submit your resume through the link.

Don't wait! The deadline for this opportunity is 2/10.


Helpful Hint: While you are not applying for specific positions (but to companies in general) we encourage you to target your resume to your career interests through your headlines & qualifications. If you need help with your resume stop in our library Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Microsoft Campus Visit, Feb 12-13

Microsoft will be coming to campus to discuss exciting new career opportunities with Engineering and CSC majors. You have two chances to connect with Microsoft: at the Spring Career Fair and at an open networking event! Questions? Want to apply online? Get more information at www.microsoft.com/university. Check out their interview tips to prep yourself for meeting Microsoft representatives!

Tuesday, February 12
1:00-4:00pm 
Wilson Commons - Gowen Room
Meet with alums, network, ask questions, and learn about Microsoft and available opportunities. Bring copies of your resume!


Wednesday, February 13
1:00-4:00pm
Wilson Commons - May Room/Bridge Lounge
Check out Microsoft at the campus Spring Career Fair! A great opportunity to meet with representatives and discuss job and internship availabilities. 


Recently Posted jobs and internships for Engineering and Applied Sciences

Check out these recently posted job and internship opportunities for Engineering, Optics, CSC, and Physics. For more information on the following postings, and to apply, log into CareerLink. (In most cases your username is your email address [i.e., student@u.rochester.edu] and your password is your 8-digit student ID number. If you have trouble logging in, please contact us.) 

FULL-TIME JOB POSTINGS
  • Actuant Corporation - Engineering Management Development Program. (ME, ECE) Menomonee, WI. ***ON CAMPUS INTERVIEWS. DEADLINE FEB 3.
  • General Electric Energy - PE Sustaining Manufacturing Engineer. (ME) Skaneateles, NY. 
  • Global Prior Art - Biomedial Engineering Associate. (BME, ECE, ME) Boston, MA. 
  • Harris RF Communications - Electrical Engineer. (ECE) Rochester, NY. 
  • Harris RF Communications - Embedded Software Engineer. (ECE, CSC) Rochester, NY
  • Harris RF Communications - Network Development Engineer (ECE, CSC) Rochester, NY
  • Harris RF Communications - RF/Analog Engineer (ECE) Rochester, NY
  • Harris RF Communications - Software Engineer (ECE, CSC) Columbia, MD
  • Harris RF Communications - Software Engineer (ECE, CSC) San Diego, CA. 
  • Harris RF Communications - Systems Engineer (ECE, CSC) Rochester, NY
  • Krohne - Engineer (Engineering- not specified) Peabody, MS. 
  • Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. - Program Associate (CSC) Cambridge, MS; Washington, D.C; Princeton, NJ
  • National Fuel Company - Pipeline Integrity Engineer. (ME) Wellsville, NY. 
  • Palantir Technology - Engineer, Product Support Team. (CSC or Engineering - not specified) New York, NY. 
  • SynergisticIT - Java Programmer. (CSC) Nationwide. 
  • Scorlogix LLC - Quantitative Analyst. (Engineering - not specified) New Castle, DE. 
  • Steadman Philippon Research Institute - Biomedical Engineering Research Assistant/ Biomedical Computing. (MS in BME, ME, ECE) Vail, CO. 
  • University of Rochester Ophthalmology Department - Technical Associate. (BME, Optics, Physics) Rochester, NY. 

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
  • Athenica Environmental Services - Environmental Site Assessment Services. (Engineering - not specified) Long Island, NY.
  • Actuant Corporation - Engineering Intern. (not specified) Menomonee Falls, WI. ***ON CAMPUS INTERVIEWS. DEADLINE FEB 3.
  • Agilent Technologies - Engineering, Science, & Business Internships. (ECE, ME, CSC, CHE, Physics) Santa Clara, CA or Wilmington, DE. 
  • Auburn University - REU Program in Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics, and Devices. (CHE, ME, BME, Materials Science) Auburn, AL.
  • Bausch + Lomb, Inc. - Process Waste Evaluation. (Sustainability, Engineering-not specified). Rochester, NY.
  • Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. - Technology Leadership Development Program Summer Internship. (IT focused degrees - CSC, ECE) Hartford, CT and Maple Grove, MN.
  • Rochester Parkour - Engineering & Design Intern.  (Engineering, not specified) Rochester, NY. 
  • Sauer-Danfoss - Product Development Internships. (ME, ECE, CSC) Plymouth, MN.

    Upcoming Arts & Sciences Deadlines - Week of 1/25/13

    Deadline Thursday January 24th

    Volunteers of America- Rochester, NY
    Volunteers of America was founded in 1896 by Maud and Ballington Booth. Today, more than 11,000 professional staff and 40,000 volunteers work in more than 40 states to provide service to more than 1.5 million people throughout the country. Volunteers of America is one of the largest human service organizations, with more than 100 different programs. Volunteers of America is also one of the nation's most efficient charities, with 88 cents of every dollar spent going directly into programs and services.
    Case Manager- Guest House
    The case manager works with residents of our emergency family shelter and is responsible for assisting residents to develop and achieve their individual goals and ensure a successful transition from homelessness to permanent housing.  All interactions are conducted with in accordance with Agency guidelines and best practices in the social work field.

    Deadline Tuesday January 29th

    Mary Cariola Children’s Center- Rochester, NY
    Mary Cariola Children's Center provides the highest quality individualized services for children with developmental delays and especially for those with complex or multiple disabilities.  The Center is dedicated to excellence in family centered educational, residential, therapeutic and community support services and to developing program initiatives for emerging populations of children with special needs.
    Executive Assistant
    Working under the supervision of the President/CEO, the Executive Assistant will maintain confidentially; provide secretarial support and create and maintain office management systems on behalf of the President and the Board of Directors; maintain the President’s calendar and coordinate travel as needed; attend and take minutes at all Board and committee meetings; coordinate the logistics, prepare documentation and send communication for those meetings; develop and maintain databases, spreadsheets and other graphic communication pieces and act as intermediary between the President, consumers, key volunteers and senior staff.

    Deadline Wednesday January 30th

    State University of New York at Brockport- Brockport, NY
    The College at Brockport is a true learning community in which students, faculty and staff all contribute to and celebrate the success of others. Every student is recognized as a dynamic, multi-dimensional individual rich with promise. Through the many ways there are to learn, contribute and excel here, we help to awaken the scholar, the athlete, the artist, and the entrepreneur within. Our students are busy on campus, in the community, and around the world being active scholars and engaged citizens. 
    Payroll & Benefits Assistant
    Under general supervision and with a high degree of autonomy the Payroll & Benefits Assistant oversees the day-to-day operations of payroll and benefits. The Payroll & Benefits Assistant will coordinate and assist with administering the five college payrolls and benefits administration. The Payroll & Benefits Assistant is responsible for all administrative tasks in the absence of the Director of Payroll and Benefits or the Benefits Manager.

    Recently Posted Full-time Jobs for Arts & Sciences students - Week of 1/25/13

    All jobs can be found on our CareerLink system, accessed online at www.rochester.edu/careercenter

    Business/Finance/Consulting

    Citi- Getzville, NY
    Citi, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. With the most diverse array of products and the greatest distribution capacity of any financial firm in the world, our employees manage 200 million customer accounts across six continents in more than 100 countries.
    Product Control Analyst (Finance)
    Product Control supports the financial needs of Citigroup’s Capital Markets businesses. They also are the Controllers of Citigroup’s ICG books and records. This requires knowledge of the Markets and Products and also GAAP accounting knowledge. Some key skill sets are analysis, communication, integrity, and ingenuity. The Finance Division acts as a strategic partner across Citi's business lines. Professionals within the division work closely with the management teams of Citigroup's many departments, adding value to the firm's operations through strategic analysis and hands-on participation in planning and in process redesign.

    Scorelogix LLC
    Scorelogix is a predictive analytics company specializing in developing cutting edge credit risk management solutions for credit card and consumer finance companies. Scorelogix has been credited with developing innovative credit scores and is widely recognized for introducing many disruptive technologies to the consumer credit industry. Scorelogix's solutions are based on its patent-pending, proprietary data and algorithms and they help businesses make smarter credit and marketing decisions resulting in lower credit losses, more accounts, better customers, and higher profits.
    Quantitative Analyst Intern
    SCORELOGIX is looking for smart, driven, ambitious and motivated individuals with good math skills to work on company’s existing and new predictive models, such as loss and delinquency forecasting models, housing and mortgage market trends models, credit risk models, consumer behavior models, economic trends models, etc. Analysts work with senior managers on a range of quantitative modeling, research and financial analysis projects.

    Commodity Search Partners- New York, NY
    At Commodity Search Partners our aim is to create a bespoke service that is flexible to meet the individual needs of each client we partner with. To achieve this, each one of our consultants has a niche area of the market that they focus their attention to. This not only allows for a thorough understanding of this market but also enables our consultants to develop stronger and more comprehensive networks in their chosen field.
    Research Consultant
    You will work with one of our top performing consultants in our dynamic New York office on Park Avenue. You will become a specialist in the high profile commodity trading markets, placing front office trading talent across North America. Your role will be focused on the delivery of search mandates along with your senior consultant. You will be taught the core skills and resourcing techniques that set Commodity Search Partners above the competition. Mastering these skills and techniques will allow you to transition into a lucrative consultant position where you will carve out your own niche market.

    Communications/Media/Entertainment

    Simon Public Relations Group- Philadelphia, PA
    Simon Public Relations Group is a dynamic, high-energy public relations and marketing consulting firm. Our impressive portfolio includes work for local, regional and national consumer products companies, non-profit organizations, professional services firms and technology-driven industries. Commitment to service and client satisfaction are our top priorities. We know how to listen and how to plan efficient, results-oriented programs. Simon Public Relations Group has the knowledgeable staff, media contacts and resources to achieve the public relations results you need now.
    Post-Bac Internship- Alumni Connected
    Located on the Avenue of the Arts in the historic Bellevue, Simon Public Relations is a driving force in helping companies and organizations achieve business success. We put our clients in the media spotlight every day and deliver excellence in planning, media relations, community relations, consumer marketing, corporate communications, internal communications, social media, and grassroots publicity. Simon PR interns gain exposure to a variety of clients and industries, many facets of the public relations business and the workings of a growing dynamic Agency.

    WHAM-TV- Rochester, NY

    WHAM-TV/DT produces and broadcasts more local news programs than any other television station in Rochester: 6-1/2 hours daily of news weekdays; one hour each weekend day.
    Production Commercial Editor
    Editor in online non-linear “state-of-the-art” computerized production suite(s).  Person creates high-quality short and long-form commercials and video presentations.  Meets with sales clients to determine production needs in multimedia formats, and works directly with sales department producers and other station personnel.  Requires extensive experience with After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D, and a proven track record of balancing and managing realistic goals and expectations between producers, agency representatives, and account executives.

    Education and Teaching

    Academy for Urban School Leadership- Chicago, IL
    AUSL is a nonprofit school management organization that turns around chronically underperforming schools within the Chicago Public Schools (CPS).  We currently manage 19 schools and are growing each year.  Our turnaround process is a complete transformation of chronically failing schools with new teacher talent as well as a new school culture, climate and curriculum that will dramatically improve the academic outcomes and life chances of their students. 
    Chicago Teacher Residency Program
    Training and hiring quality teachers is the foundation of this mission and our Chicago Teacher Residency Program.  The Chicago Teacher Residency is a 1-year, hands-on urban teacher training where students practice and master signature strategies to not only develop their craft, but to truly become an effective urban teacher.   Residents are paid $30,000 ($40,000 for middle and secondary math) for the training, and at completion, are extended an offer to teach at our new turnaround schools for 4-years.

    Healthcare and Research

    Mathematica Policy Research- Ann Arbor, MI; Cambridge, MA; Oakland, CA; Princeton, NJ; Washington, D.C.
    Mathematica Policy Research (MPR) is a nationally recognized, nonpartisan firm that conducts domestic social policy research on health care, welfare, education, labor, and related topics.  MPR’s mission is to improve public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear in our work for our clients which include federal, state, and local government agencies, and private foundations.
    Program Associate
    The Program Associate will be responsible for supporting project management by tracking project finances using Excel, managing client reporting, monitoring subcontractor activity and the timely completion of deliverables, and facilitating contract modifications and budgeting activities; performing market research on government and industry trends to support business development and proposal efforts; acting as a liaison among technical project staff, researchers, internal business departments, external consultants, and client representatives; and developing and maintaining SharePoint websites, Access and SQL databases, Excel spreadsheets, and other collaboration tools.
    Recruiting Assistant/Programmer
    The Research Assistant/Programmers will write programs in SAS or Stata to extract, clean, and format data and to create variables for use in analyses. They will perform statistical analyses of data using SAS, Stata, SUDAAN or other software packages. Develop FORTRAN routines for policy simulation models; as well as prepare tables and graphs based on analyses. Conduct literature searches. Utilize Access to create databases and generate reports. They will be responsible for tracking financial progress of projects using Excel software and preparing reports for monthly project reviews.

    Fresh Pond Research Institute- Cambridge, MA
    We are dedicated to the production of high quality science. Our present research involves pure and applied topics relating to the evolution of insects, demography, population dynamics and ecology, population genetics and evolution, the statistics of sampling for Census 2000, the dynamics of atmospheric gases, and human genetics.
    Signatures of Healthspan in Humans Research Assistant - ALUMNI Sponsored
    We're studying the dynamics and statics of health and disease in humans. This ongoing analysis of the original cohort data from the Framingham Heart Study promises to revolutionize our understanding of age, health, and disease in humans. Tools you'll learn/use include those from bioinformatics, demography, ecology, evolution, statistics, and epidemiology.

    Logical Images- Rochester, NY
    Logical Images Inc. develops healthcare information technology for healthcare professionals and consumers. Its flagship product, VisualDx, is a peer-reviewed clinical decision support system to aid physicians at the point of care in the diagnosis and management of diseases.
    Medical Content Editor- Alumni Connected
    The Medical Content Editor prepares manuscripts for online publication in clinical decision support software to ensure quality and quantity of content, with close attention to medical accuracy and in accordance with deadlines. He/She also provides support for special research projects under the guidance of managing editor and medical librarian.

    Human Services/ Nonprofit

    Rivers Run- Rochester, NY
    Rivers Run LLC is owned and operated by Living Communities, LLC a developer of innovative active adult and senior housing products specializing in meeting the diverse needs and interests of their clients. Living Communities works with you to find or design your "niche" so that something unique and special can be created for prospective customers or clients in your community.
    Executive Director
    The Executive Director will be responsible for the management of day to day operations of an 82-apartment unit residence for seniors. The ED will be a part of the design and implementation of additional supportive services under the NYS DOH Enriched Housing Program license. Rivers Run has recently received NYS DOH Part One approval to provide additional supportive services to community members. The ED will oversee the management team and budget, ensuring continuity, consistency and quality of the delivery of services.

    Law/Government

    National Fuel Gas Company – Williamsville, NY
    National Fuel Gas Company (NYSE: NFG) is a multi-billion dollar diversified energy company with corporate headquarters in Williamsville (Buffalo), New York and division operations in New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and California. The Company holds assets that span nearly every facet of the natural gas industry, including Utility, Pipeline and Storage, Exploration and Production and Energy Marketing. National Fuel's history dates to the earliest days of the natural gas and oil industry in the United States, and the Company has been responsible for many industry firsts.
    Government Affairs Representative
     National Fuel is currently seeking a Government Affairs Representative for an outstanding career opportunity at our corporate headquarters in Williamsville, NY. The successful candidate will be involved in the following activities at the federal, state (NY and PA) and local levels of government: Developing, managing and advocating the Company's position on issues which affect National Fuel and its businesses; Developing written and verbal communication tools to convey the Company's legislative concerns and priorities to elected officials; Representing and actively participating in outside business organizations to communicate the Company's position/priorities; Collaborating with customer and other external interest groups represented in legislative arenas to develop positive relationships.

    Marketing/Sales/Public Relations

    AT&T – Nationwide
    AT&T, the nation's leading provider of wireless, high-speed internet, local, long distance, and IP-based communication services as well as the largest communications holding company in the U.S. and the world.
    AT&T Business Sales Leadership Development Program  - ALUMNI CONNECTED
    The Business Sales Leadership Development Program offers an accelerated track for an exciting business-to-business sales career with AT&T.  This 20-week paid program will put participants on the fast track toward a future with the industry’s leading services and solutions provider.

    Manning & Napier – Rochester, NY
    Manning & Napier is headquartered in Fairport, NY with regional offices in St. Petersburg, FL and Columbus OH. Founded in 1970, we provide a broad range of investment solutions, as well as a variety of consultative services that complement our investment process.
    Entry Level Opportunities  - Growth Team
    Manning & Napier has excellent entry-level career opportunities for individuals seeking a career path in sales support roles in the financial or insurance industries. These positions are entry level and hourly, based on a minimum 37.5 hour week. Individuals on this Growth Team can be employed with Manning & Napier for up to 2 years before they are promoted within the company.

    BioWorks, Inc.- Fairport, NY
    At BioWorks, we believe that how you grow is just as important as what you grow.  That's why we are passionate about bringing growers environmentally  responsible solutions for controlling insects and plant diseases.  Our innovative family of products combines the environmental responsibility that you strive for with the cost-effectiveness and efficacy that you depend on.
    Inside Sales Representative
    The Inside Sales Rep will develop incremental sales and sales opportunities with new and existing customers and support BioWorks Strategic Plan objectives.

    CDW Corporation- Various Locations
    Headquartered in Vernon Hills, Ill., CDW is a leading provider of technology solutions for business, government, education and healthcare. With a balanced portfolio of 250,000 small-, medium- and large-sized customers, CDW generated net sales of $9.6 billion in 2011, and currently employs more than 6,900 coworkers in 25 locations across the U.S. and Canada.
    Entry-Level Sales
    Opportunities of a successful CDW Inside Sales Account Manager include: Inside Sales / Focused on New Business Generation; Accounts are targeted off of Industry and Geographical Territory; Every account established will be sustained and managed by you; Award-Winning  5 ½ month training program; and some perks.

    Real Estate

    AVANT Capital Partners (AVANT)- Greenwich, CN
    Avant Capital Partners is a real estate capital advisory firm and lender focused upon financing stabilized and transitional commercial real estate nationwide. Our team of experienced originators and underwriters are currently reviewing debt & equity financing requests in core markets nationwide from $500,000 to $25,000,000
    Associate Investment Officer
    AVANT Capital Partners (AVANT) is seeking an entry level Associate Investment Officer to source, analyze and originate new commercial real estate debt investments nationwide but with a focus on the NYC metro and northeast corridor. AVANT is a direct commercial real estate lender. The company also has correspondent lending programs and occasionally brokers debt and equity when hired on an exclusive basis. The successful candidate will manage the marketing for and review of loan requests for the company’s multifamily and commercial lending platforms.

    All internships and jobs can be found on our CareerLink web system, accessed online at www.rochester.edu/careercenter

    Thursday, January 24, 2013

    Internship postings Week of 1/24




    This week we are featuring the following Alumni-Sponsored/Connected/Supported Internships. See below for opportunities across a wide range of career fields!

    ALUMNI SPONSORED/CONNECTED/SUPPORTED INTERNSHIPS
    Education, Human Services, Counseling, Social Change and Psychosocial Research
    Foundation for Education Reform & Accountability: Education Policy Research Intern, Clifton Park, NY PAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    The Foundation for Education Reform & Accountability is an independent nonprofit, nonpartisan education reform research organization based in Clifton Park, N.Y. (15 minutes north of Albany) that focuses on issues involving innovation, accountability, and choice in the public-education sector. The research intern at the Foundation for Education Reform & Accountability will be responsible for conducting original research on various education reform topics, presenting research findings verbally and in writing to Foundation leadership, and authoring and co-authoring research-based policy recommendation reports. The intern also will coordinate the Foundation's social media campaign, originating blog postings, Twitter comments, and other similar activities. Deadline 3/3

    Health Professions, Public Health, Life and Neuro Science Research
    Mount Sinai Medical Center: Psychiatry Lab Intern, New York, NY UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    Dr. Burdick's Lab in the Dept of Psychiatry is focused on clinical and cognitive evaluation of individuals with major psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia and bipolar disorder). A summer internship will entail learning about diagnostic interviews, symptom ratings, and tests of attention, memory, and intelligence. Interns are welcome to sit in on interviews with patients and assist in screening potential candidates by phone. Deadline 3/3

    Fresh Pond Research Institute: Signature of Healthspan in Humans Research Assistant, Cambridge, MA PAID  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    Fresh Pond is studying the dynamics and statics of health and disease in humans. This ongoing analysis of the original cohort data from the Framingham Heart Study promises to revolutionize our understanding of age, health, and disease in humans. The assistant will learn/use include those from bioinformatics, demography, ecology, evolution, statistics, and epidemiology. Deadline 3/3

    University of Connecticut, Balumas Lab: Medicinal Chemistry Lab Research Assistant, Storrs, CT  UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    An internship or special project would involve working in a medicinal chemistry lab at the University of Connecticut. This lab focuses on selectivity and specificity of drug action, using marine natural products chemistry to address critical questions within the broader field of chemical biology. We study the chemistry and biological activity of marine microorganisms with a unique focus on the microbiology and natural products chemistry of tunicate-associated and psychrophilic marine and glacial bacteria. Deadline 3/1

    Business, Banking, Finance, and Consulting
    Choice New York Management, LLC: Commercial Real Estate Intern, New York, NY UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    A successful New York City based Real Estate Property & Asset Management firm, seeks a full or part time senior intern for its management, accounting and administrative operations. The successful candidate will be initially responsible for a variety of duties. For example, mastering the management software system and implementing efficiencies within this system. This is a young, expanding company that offers a real world experience and ultimately an opportunity for full time employment. Deadline 3/3

    JPMorgan: Finance Analyst Development Summer Program, Various Locations PAID *ALUMNI CONNECTED*
    JPMorgan Chase is a leader in financial services, working in collaboration across the globe to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients' needs, anywhere in the world.  We operate in 100 countries, and hold leadership positions across our businesses.  We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm, every day.  This is why we are one of the most respected financial institutions in the world - and why we can offer you an outstanding career. There are four internships: Finance Analyst Development, Corporate Analyst Development, Operations Analyst Development, or Technology Analyst Development. Deadline 2/3

    Government, Policy, Politics, Law and International Relations
    New York State Division of Human Rights: Legal Intern, Anti-Discrimination Law Rochester, NY UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    The New York State Division of Human Rights is seeking interns to assist in the enforcement of laws against discrimination in employment, housing, credit and public accommodations.  Duties include extensive intake work, (providing information, making appropriate referrals, determining whether persons may have a jurisdictional case of discrimination, interviewing potential complainants, and preparing discrimination complaint affidavits;) as well as reviewing and analyzing case investigation records; preparing recommended rulings and justifications for those rulings; interviewing of witnesses in human rights cases; attending investigatory conferences; preparing reports on interviews and conferences; updating files; and other assistance.  This is a "hands-on," professional level internship. Deadline 3/3

    D. Giacomo Vilella, PC: Legal Intern, New York, NY UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    If you would be interested in learning more about the practice of law and the internal workings of a firm and managing cases then please send your resume. Include a cover letter with your personal interests, experience and favorite UR moment. Areas of practice include commercial litigation, bankruptcy, lanlord-tenant, matrimonial and family law, personal injury, real estate, etc. This is an unpaid internship and work will be mostly of an administrative nature.

    Jacques & Associates: Government Relations Intern, Arlington, VA UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    Jacques & Associates, a government relations firm specializing in the defense, intelligence, and homeland security sectors, seeks an energetic and politically savvy individual to assist staff in the operations of the firm and its newly launched online information service, CapitolTrak. The intern will be responsible for attending Congressional hearings, industry symposiums and panels, and drafting summaries of those events. 

    Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG): Public International Law and Policy Group Intern, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    The Public International Law and Policy Group (PILPG) is seeking an Intern for its project in Bosnia and Herzegovina. PILPG is implementing a project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) aimed at supporting BiH NGOs, activists and civic leaders to play a stronger and more integral role in the country's constitutional reform discussions and processes. Deadline 3/3

    Engineering, Applied, Computer and Physical Sciences
    Rochester Parkour: Engineering and Design Intern, Rochester, NY UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    Rochester Parkour is looking for an engineering and design intern. The Intern will be responsible for helping with any current building projects, and will work with our in house building manager to create one of a kind designs for creative and functional obstacles throughout the existing space. Budget allotting, these designs may be able to come to fruition during the interns stay. Free classes will be provided to the intern.  Deadline 3/3

    Bausch + Lomb, Inc: Process Waste Evaluation/Use Project, Rochester, NY UNPAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    Bausch + Lomb  has a process waste of about 3,500 gallons of isopropyl alcohol every week.  They are currently sell this to a 3rd party where it is used to make washing fluids. The intern will help evaluate using this alcohol in a higher-value application, such as fuel for cogeneration. It is a relatively self-contained problem, it has some green-appeal, and I can't free up B+L resources to work on it. Might be able to combine engineering and environmental sciences on the same project. Deadline 3/3

    ReNEW Charter Management Organization: Transportation Planning/Development Project, New Orleans, LA PAID *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    ReNew is seeking Assistance needed to help a charter school in New Orleans re-envision its bus transportation plan.  Details to be worked out with candidate.  Deadline 3/3

    Sauer-Danfoss: Product Development Internships/Projects (EE,ME, SE) Plymouth, MN PAID  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    Sauer-Danfoss develops custom application software to control their equipment. Each summer they bring in two or three interns to support our ongoing product development.  They generally have opportunities for electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, and embedded software engineers. At this point they do not have specific projects in mind, but their product development pipeline is full and we can always use a talented fresh viewpoint. Deadline 3/3

    Auburn University: REU Program in Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics, and Devices Auburn, AL  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    The REU site at Auburn University will provide research experiences for a diverse group of undergraduate participants from four-year institutions and community colleges. REU participants will be paired with research faculty mentors to work in their laboratories on projects focused on micro/nano-structured materials, therapeutics, and devices. Research projects will be interdisciplinary in nature and have a strong focus on micro and nano-material science and technology.

    Agilent Technologies: Engineering, Science and Business Internships, Santa Clara, CA; Wilmington, DE PAID  *ALUMNI SUPPORTED*
    Looking for something different? The chance to share your ideas with one of the world's truly innovative companies? If you're a top college student, we're looking for you. We've developed our Internship Program for those who really want to contribute and gain practical experience in their area of interest. The goal of this program is to hire students into regular jobs after graduation. Deadline 3/3

    3 Degrees of Separation: Chemistry and Engineering Internships, Dayton, OH PAID  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    3 Degrees of Separation is a company focused on the development of new and innovative analytical instrumentation for the analysis of volatile organic chemicals. We work with our strategic partners Analytical Pixels (APIX, www.apixtechnology.com) to integrate cutting edge micro and nanofabricated silicon technology. They are looking for chemistry and engineering students interested in bringing new technology to market. Deadline 3/3

    Triple Lift: Front-End and Back-End Engineering Internships, New York, NY PAID  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    Triple Lift is looking for computer science students looking to work in an exciting early stage start-up. Interns here will have a unique opportunity to write code that will be pushed live to our products which are used by big name clients like Victoria's Secret, Gucci, Armani, Puma, etc. every day and also be mentored for emergence onto the bustling NYC professional scene. Deadline 3/3

    Arts, Music, Entertainment and Communications
    Univision Radio- Austin, TX: Radio Station Internships, Austin, TX UNPAID *ALUMNI SUPPORTED*
    Univision Radio offers an opportunity for students to apply classroom theory to practical work experience. Our internship program allows students to experience firsthand the reality of working in the radio broadcasting industry. Interns can test their creative talent, exercise their analytical skills and increase their understanding of broadcasting operations and trends. Students are expected to obtain and complete any forms necessary to receive credit for the internship experience. Univision Radio Austin will assist students with the completion of such forms and provide information concerning duties and responsibilities. Deadline 3/3

    Builders Exchange of Rochester: Historical Research and Special Events Project Rochester, NY UNPAID  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    The Builders Exchange of Rochester is looking for an intern to do historical research on the organization and member companies for our 125th anniversary. This event will be held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on Saturday November 16th, 2013 where they will host approximately 800 guests to celebrate this important milestone for our organization. A presentation of the history of The Builders Exchange will be one of the highlights of the evening. Deadline 3/3

    Nicole Miller: Fashion Industry Internship: E-commerce, New York, NY UNPAID  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    World-renowned fashion brand Nicole Miller seeks a summer intern to work within our growing e-commerce group. The internship will involve assisting the web operations manager with updating the e-commerce back-end, analysis and interpretation of sales data and customer behavior, among other miscellaneous creative tasks. It will give a student the opportunity to contribute to and understand the inner-workings of a growing e-commerce business. The ideal candidate will be a rising senior who is driven and analytical, with strong problem-solving skills. There is potential for full-time employment upon graduation. Deadline 4/1

    GroupM ESP: Entertainment & Sports Marketing Internship, New York, NY UNPAID  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    The intern would be assisting the Junior and Senior staff with client and new business work as it relates to developing, activating and managing partnership strategies/plans across sports and entertainment for high-profile brands. The intern’s work would involve compiling competitive reports, research, presentation development on industry trends, attending brainstorms and assisting with client deliverables. Deadline 3/3

    The Zack Company: Publishing Internship, San Diego, CA  *ALUMNI SPONSORED*
    TZC offers interns a wealth of hands-on experience in the world of publishing. Interns at TZC acquire valuable "real world" experience and publishing skills. Working in an active environment, TZC interns gain insight into the field of publishing and literary representation and learn the many functions of a literary agency. Their program enables students to develop confidence and marketable skills in a real-life business setting. Deadline 3/3

    SPRING 2013 INTERNSHIPS
    Engineering, Applied, Computer and Physical Sciences
    Roadify: Data Administrator Intern, New York, NY; Rochester, NY PAID
    Roadify, winner of the 2011 NYC BigApps Grand Prize, is looking for someone with a passion for transit data to help maintain its database of real-time and scheduled mass transit information. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to get part-time experience with both a highly acclaimed mobile application and a data platform that serves multiple distribution channels.  It's a foot in the door at a growing company with bright prospects in the exciting Smart Cities space helping to satisfy a daily chronic need for millions of urban travelers.

    Atomic Designs: Web Development Intern, Rochester, NY PAID
    Atomic Design, a leading provider of web design, programming and marketing, is looking for outstanding web development intern applicants for our Rochester office. This a paid web development intern position and no design is required. If you love programming, thrive on challenge, innovation, and teamwork, take a closer look at what Atomic Design has to offer.

    Xerox Corporation: Quality Analytics Engineer Intern, Rochester, NY PAID
    This is a position description for a college intern targeted to fill a quality analytics engineering role in the Quality Assurance Implementation (QAI) team. The position is open as either a single or double block internship. The intent is to provide a development position for a candidate with mathematical, electronic or mechanical engineering education, with a desire to develop competencies across multiple engineering disciplines, specifically in the analysis of population trends, outliers and correlation / cause determination. Opportunity to work across the portfolio of products and geographical data systems to derive signal to noise. This role would be deemed successful when the data analytic function results in action taken by the appropriate product owners, based on the analysis completed. Deadline 1/27

    Arts, Music, Entertainment and Communications
    Mach 2 Management: Event Marketing Internship, Victor, NY UNPAID
    Mach A Management’s ideal intern is a self starter and highly motivated individual who will be responsible in assisting with multiple facets of an event marketing company with national and international reach.  Responsibilities include assisting in planning, executing, and managing all aspects of special events for their clients, which range in size and scope.

    Lifetime Assistance Foundation: Communications and Development Intern, Rochester, NY UNPAID
    Lifetime Assistance Foundation is seeking an intern to work with the Coordinator of Development on communications and development initiatives. The intern will assist with maintaining donor records, gifts and donations received; and assist department staff in coordinating activities for Lifetime Assistance Foundation’s special events and communications.

    CareerAthletics.com: College Relations Intern, Rochester, NY UNPAID
    As a Career Athletes Intern, you would work remotely from your campus to help Impact Yourself and Impact Others. Through key learning objectives, you will gain professional experiences for your resume, build a professional network, gain exposure with employers across the country, and educate your fellow student-athletes. Career Athletes Interns will develop skills in professional presentations & meetings, marketing, social networking campaigns, communications, sales and most importantly How to Sell Yourself!

    Easter Seals New York: Development and Event Planning Intern, Rochester, NY UNPAID
    In this position, the intern will develop extensive fundraising and event planning experience for a large-budget, non-profit organization serving over 20,000 individuals with disabilities across New York State. This internship will provide skills in nonprofit development, sponsorship solicitation and development, working with a board of directors, event planning, publicity, gathering community support, as well as learning how the role of development fits into a larger nonprofit context.

    Alzheimer’s Association: Social Media Intern, Rochester, NY UNPAID
    The Alzheimer’s Association, Rochester & Finger Lakes Chapter, is seeking an intern to help build our online presence and better engage our audience through social media. This position offers the opportunity for responsibility and impact at an established nonprofit organization with a growing audience, both locally and nationally.

    Three of Hearts, LLC: Game Developer Coach and Company Practitioner, Rochester, NY UNPAID
    Three of Hearts, LLC, is a game invention company, incorporated in August of 2005, which uses in-board technology to engage players and heighten their board-game playing experience. This start-up company was formed as a result of an idea generated by its then, 9-year-old partner, to create a board-game about classical composers and their music.

    SUMMER 2013 INTERNSHIPS
    Education, Human Services, Counseling, Social Change and Psychosocial Research
    Johns Hopkins University-Center for Talented Youth: Various Positions, Various Locations PAID
    For over 30 years, the mission of Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth has been to develop academic programs for talented pre-college students. CTY offers 3-week summer academic programs for talented elementary, middle, and high school students from the US and around the world. We are seeking outstanding staff to work in our summer programs, offered at various locations in the US and abroad, as resident assistants, teaching assistants, instructors, and administrators.

    Fulbright Program: US-UK Fulbright Commission Summer Institutes for U.S. Undergraduates, United Kingdom PAID
    The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers special Summer Institutes for US citizens to come to the UK.  These summer programs provide the opportunity for US undergraduates (aged over 18), with at least two years of undergraduate study left to complete, to come to the UK on a three, four, five or six week academic and cultural summer program. Since 2010, the Fulbright Summer Institutes provide an immersive academic, cultural and social experience for freshman or sophomore U.S. undergraduates who wish to deepen their knowledge of the United Kingdom and its diverse population while developing their communication, research, and presentation skills.

    Northfield Mount Hermon School: Upward Bound Tutor –Counselor Program Interns, Mount Herman, MA PAID
    The Tutor-Counselor Intern (TCI) Program introduces college and graduate students to careers in education, counseling, social justice and related fields. The internship provides hands-on experience working with a diverse student body from low-income families. By providing opportunities in a broad combination of roles, the Tutor-Counselor Internship offers leadership experience that is applicable to a wide variety of career paths. 

    Library of Congress: Junior Fellows Summer Internship, Washington, D.C. PAID
    This summer the Library of Congress once again is offering special 10-week paid fellowships to college students. For a stipend of $3,000, the 2013 class of Junior Fellows will work full-time with Library specialists and curators from May 28 through Aug. 2, to inventory, describe and explore collection holdings and to assist with digital-preservation outreach activities throughout the Library. The focus of the program is on increasing access to collections and awareness of the Library's digital-preservation programs by making them better-known and accessible to researchers including scholars, students, teachers and the general public. Deadline 1/25

    Business, Banking, Finance and Consulting
    Citi: Citi Summer Internship Program, Buffalo, NY PAID
    This competitive program will span 10 weeks, beginning June 3rd and ending August 9th. This is a full time opportunity that is Monday - Friday with a competitive salary. As a Summer Intern, you will get the chance to contribute as a member of the team to which you are assigned and have responsibilities similar to a first year professional. Citi utilizes the Summer Internship Program as a primary source for hiring full-time professionals, and strongly encourages all those interested in full-time roles to apply. Deadline 3/1
    M & T Bank: Investment Banking Intern, Baltimore, MD PAID
    There is a Summer Analyst internship position available in the M&T Corporate Finance / Mergers & Acquisitions group. This group sources and executes mergers and acquisitions transactions and raises debt and equity capital for middle market clients in a variety of industries. Deadline 1/25

    Scorelogix LLC: Quantitative Analyst Intern, New Castle, DE PAID
    SCORELOGIX is looking for smart, driven, ambitious and motivated individuals with good math skills to work on company’s existing and new predictive models, such as loss and delinquency forecasting models, housing and mortgage market trends models, credit risk models, consumer behavior models, economic trends models, etc. As an analyst, you will work with senior managers on a range of quantitative modeling, research and financial analysis projects.

    Government, Policy, Politics, Law and International Relations
    Fund for American Studies: Eben Tisdale Fellowship (High-Tech Policy) Washington, D.C. PAID
    The Eben Tisdale Fellowship, which includes a $5,000 grant, is a summer internship available to undergraduate and graduate students where the high-tech sector meets the government.  The program offers outstanding opportunities for students to learn about technology and public policy issues with hands-on experience in Washington, D.C.  Tisdale Fellowships are open to both graduate and undergraduate students from colleges and universities all over the country.  
    Deadline 2/15

    Fund for American Studies: Dell Thurmond Woodard Fellowship (High-Tech Policy) Washington, D.C. PAID
    The Dell Thurmond Woodard Fellowship was established in 2007 as an additional grant/internship opportunity within the Tisdale Fellowship program. It was created in memory of the late Thurmond Woodard, Dell's former Vice President of Global Diversity and Chief Ethics, Privacy and Compliance Officer.  Any student may apply for this fellowship (one student will be selected each year). Those interested should use the Eben Tisdale Fellowship Application, and follow the instructions for submitting an additional essay on ethics and diversity. The Dell Thurmond Woodard Fellow will participate in the same program as those in the Tisdale Fellowship - an eight-week internship and weekly high-tech policy seminars. Deadline 2/15

    Engineering, Applied, Computer and Physical Sciences
    Parse3: Software Development and User Interface Development Intern/Co-op, Warwick, NY PAID
    Parse3 is a leading domestic software development company and technology partner. Our driving force is to improve our clients' profitability. In business for over 15 years, we serve as domestic outsource partners for Fortune 500 companies, small- and medium-sized businesses, advertising, interactive and design agencies and virtually any company doing business online.

    Bloomberg LP: 2013 Financial Software Developer, New York, NY; Princeton, NJ PAID
    As a Software Development Intern at Bloomberg you will explore exciting aspects of the intersection of finance and technology. The person in this role will join a team that owns all phases of the development life-cycle for some of Bloomberg's premier products where they will be given real world assignments. Interns are given the chance to learn more about Bloomberg while taking part in our software development efforts.


    Sensata Technologies: Various Internships, Atteboro, MA PAID
    Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST), a company built on nearly a century of business success, is a global leader of industrial technology with $1.5 billion in revenue. We are leaders in the world market for the development, manufacture and sale of customized, innovative sensors and controls. Our products are found in a wide array of automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications that improve the safety, efficiency, and comfort for millions of people every day. Internship opportunities are available in Electrical Design, Process Engineering and Mechanical Design Engineering.

    KLA-Tencor Corporation: Field Applications Engineering Summer Internship, Malta, NY PAID
     Employee will work closely with a Senior Applications Engineer responsible for Thin Film Metrology. Assignments will be to support the development of Best Known Methods, Optical Metrology equipment matching, and Spectroscopic Ellipsometry modeling for advanced semiconductor logic devices. Deadline 1/27

    Fujitsu Network Communications: Optical Engineering Intern, Pearl River, NY PAID
    Fujitsu is currently seeking an Optical Engineering Intern for our Pearl River office. This intern will work with the Optical team and perform the following functions: apply theoretical and experimental understanding of lasers, amplifiers, and nonlinear optics to design and develop fiber laser systems and amplifiers, modelhigh power fiber lasers using numerical tools and verify the design in the laboratory, and interface with vendors to specify critical optical and opto-mechanical component. Deadline 2/3

    Athenica Environmental Services: Environmental Site Assessment Internships, Long Island City, NY PAID
    Provide internship opportunity to one or maybe two students in the Environmental Sciences/Engineering or Geology field. Candidates will be working in assisting senior staff personnel in performing Phase I and II, Environmental Site Assessments for various projects throughout New York City and New Jersey. Deadline 3/3

    1010data: Analyst Intern, New York, NY PAID
    An Analyst at 1010data creates large-scale analytical solutions to client driven business problems. This includes designing high-performance databases and the corresponding operation and workflow processes. This position will: support clients in the use of the 1010data system, map client business issues to many data sets including the clients own, will analyze large data sets using the 1010data platform, and will support sales and marketing as needed.

    1010data: Developer Intern, New York, NY PAID
    A Developer at 1010data creates large-scale analytics solutions; this includes designing the associated high-performance database structure, data transformations, and workflow processes.
    1010data creates data analytics systems with a focus on rapid availability, easy data accessibility and outstanding query performance. This requires our developers to: design and implement parallel processing systems that operate on multiple terabytes of data, build, tune and manage cloud based applications, and create technology solutions which have critical business impact.

    Liventus: IT Internship, Northbrook, IL PAID
    Liventus is looking for an extremely detail oriented person (ideally but not required) with good knowledge of HTML, JQuery, VB, C#, MS SQL Server, T-SQL, ASP.NET, and other related server technologies used to implement .NET applications. Experience in UI design, Commerce Server, and Content Management Systems is a plus. Candidate must be able to work in a team setting as well as an individual setting and must have strong architecture and conceptual skills.

    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): Research Internships in Science and Engineering, Germany PAID
    RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. The working language will be English. All scholarship holders receive stipends from the DAAD to help cover living expenses, while partner universities & research institutes provide housing assistance.  Deadline 1/31

    ConServe: Applications Analyst Summer Intern, Fairport, NY PAID
    The Application Analyst Co-op contributes to providing direct support to ConServe's application landscape in addition to developing and implementing Business and IT application improvement initiatives/projects. Under the direction of the Application Development Manager, the Application Analyst actively supports all aspects of the projects from start to finish with a particular emphasis on program development, quality testing and end user enablement.

    International Centre for Theoretical Physics: Physics and Mathematics Research, Trieste, Italy, PAID
    Do you have a love for science, and a talent for writing? Do you enjoy interviewing researchers about their work, and then reporting on it in an engaging, clear style? Do you like to work with people from many different cultures, especially from the developing world? If so, then ICTP has an outstanding internship opportunity for you! ICTP is a world-renowned physics and mathematics research and training centre located in Trieste, Italy. Deadline 2/22

    Arts, Music, Entertainment and Communications
    Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum: Various Internships, Adams, MA
    The Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum is looking for interns for the spring & summer. They are a small, house museum in northwestern Massachusetts.  The Museum has a small but dedicated staff of employees and volunteers. They are seeking three to five motivated individuals willing to help in a variety of multidisciplinary projects. Internships include: Architecture and Historic Preservation, Communications/Public Relations, History/Research, Women’s Studies, Education & Curriculum Development, Business/Marketing, Development and Finance, Museum Studies, Computers and Technology, and Sociology/Political Science. Deadline 3/15

    Maverick Events: Internships in Event Planning, New York, NY UNPAID
    Intern responsibilities will include: Press and PR outreach, researching and cultivating relationships with potential retail partners interested in marketing their product/brand within the context of live events, identifying potential natural-fit sponsors and compiling contact information for each, drafting press releases and solicitation materials, liaising between vendors and clients to finalize event details, maintaining Maverick's social networking sites and website updates, assisting with registration and sponsorship tracking, and onsite event production.


    Thunder Wake Corp: Marketing and Business Development Intern, Rochester, NY UNPAID
    We are looking for someone with excellent English written skills, and a passion for mobile, games and startups. Researching and tagging various mobile apps. Developing a categorization system and testing a new app search engine. Exceptional interns will have the chance to work on strategy, blog posts and marketing initiatives.

    Health Professions, Public Health, Life and Neuro Science Research
    Oral Health America: Bernard and Kathleen Beazley Summer Internship Program, Chicago IL PAID
    The 12-week paid internship experience allows the student to be extensively involved in OHA’s work to improve the oral health of vulnerable Americans across the entire spectrum of life. By working on specific research projects and communications initiatives, the intern will meet dozens of leaders in the oral health world and attend national conferences and meetings in addition to making a meaningful impact on OHA’s programs and the people we serve.

    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): Research Internships in Science and Engineering, Germany PAID
    RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. The working language will be English. All scholarship holders receive stipends from the DAAD to help cover living expenses, while partner universities & research institutes provide housing assistance.  Deadline 1/31

    APPROACHING INTERNSHIP DEADLINES

    January 25th
    Library of Congress: Junior Fellows Summer Internship
    M&T Bank Corporation: Investment Banking Internship

    January 27th
    Xerox: Quality Analytics Engineer Intern
    KLA-Tencor Corporation: Field Applications Engineering Summer Internship

    January 30th
    Northwestern Mutual Financial Networks: Financial Representative Interns - Greater New York Group
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health (CLEH)

    January 31st
    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD): Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

    February 1st
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Research Experience for Undergraduates
    Monroe Village Justice Court - Orange County, New York: Monroe Village Justice Court Summer Internship Program - ALUMNI Sponsored
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine: Summer Experiential Programs- Surgery and Neuroscience

    February 3rd
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Finance Analyst Development Summer Program - ALUMNI Connected
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Corporate Analyst Development Summer Program - ALUMNI Connected
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Technology Analyst Development Summer Program - ALUMNI Connected
    JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Operations Analyst Development Summer Program - ALUMNI Connected
    Fujitsu Network Communications: Optical Engineering Intern

    NEED ACADEMIC CREDIT FOR AN INTERNSHIP?

    There are several ways to arrange academic credit for internships. The most up-to-date listing of academic policies regarding internship credit are available through the College Center for Advising Services at
    http://www.rochester.edu/college/CCAS/students/opportunities/internships.html. Please see the CCAS website and meet with an academic adviser or Career and Internship Center counselor to discuss the most appropriate internship option for you. More frequently, employers are requesting that volunteer interns receive transcript notation or academic credit, so we need to understand your specific circumstances in order to advise you accordingly.