Friday, April 5, 2013

Recently Posted Full-time Jobs for Arts & Sciences students - Week of 4/5/13

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HOT JOB OF THE WEEK
Alliance Advisory Group - Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse, Jamestown

Alliance Advisory Group, Inc (AAG) is a financial services firm headquartered in Buffalo, NY with additional offices in Rochester, Syracuse and Jamestown. Ranked by Buisiness First of Buffalo, we are one of the top 100 private companies and one of the largest independently-owned financial services firms in Western New York.

Our company is built on a solid foundation of excellent client service and in-depth market knowledge. We strive to offer our clients meaningful strategies to meet their objectives and to give our financial representative a rewarding place to work.

AAG is an agency of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, NY. Our association with Guardian allows us to offer a range of financial products and services from a company name that is one of the most respected in the industry.

Financial Representative – ALUMNI Connected

Alliance Advisory Group, Inc. is looking for financial representatives to join their growing upstate New York firm. We are seeking motivated individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong work ethic to build and develop valued client relationships. At AAG we are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our clients and associates forever.

We've designed a customized training program to help our financial representatives start and build a successful practice. Our curriculum includes: Product Knowledge, Language skills, Individual coaching, Access to our proprietary planning tool, The Living Balance Sheet

In addition, our specialists provide joint-work opportunities, creating a hands-on learning experience for our new financial representatives.


Business/Finance/Consulting

Franklin Templeton Investments- Stamford, CN
Franklin Templeton Investments remains a leading global investment management organization for more than 60 years thanks to our greatest assets - our employees. With over 8,000 employees working in 30 countries around the world to service over 240 financial products, we offer an exceptional range of diverse career options. Our corporate values reflect the best of our employees. We believe in putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results, and working with integrity. We strive to bring a balance of work and life to our employees.
Associate Hedge Fund Risk Analyst
We are currently looking for an Associate Analyst of Investment Performance & Risk to join K2 in Stamford, Connecticut.  The Associate Analyst will work closely with the K2 risk management team along with other investment staff at Franklin Templeton and K2.  The position involves monitoring of risk exposures relative to hedge fund guidelines, analysis of market data, and preparation of risk reports.  Most importantly, the Associate Analyst will help the K2 team continuously enhance its risk management capabilities. 

Volpe National Transportation Systems Center- Cambridge, MA

Volpe has been helping the transportation community navigate the most challenging problems for more than 40 years. As the National Transportation Systems Center, our mission is to improve transportation by anticipating and addressing emerging issues and advancing technical, operational, and institutional innovations across all modes. Part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Volpe is a unique federal agency that is 100 percent funded by sponsor projects. We partner with public and private organizations to assess the needs of the transportation community, evaluate research and development endeavors, assist in the deployment of state-of-the-art transportation technologies, and inform decision- and policy-making through our comprehensive analyses.
Economist
In this role, you will support and learn from senior staff conducting analyses of national and urban transportation policies and technologies. We help our clients develop and use analytical tools, and in the analysis of policy and program options of transportation system investments and regulation. A major focus is on the use of analytic tools and methodology for examining transportation programs, and on the development and improvement of related databases. As part of a project team, you will be responsible for literature reviews, and data gathering and analysis using a variety of analytical techniques.

National Fuel Gas Company- West Seneca, NY
At National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation, the Pipeline and Storage segment of National Fuel Gas Company, we specialize in transporting and storing natural gas. For almost 100 years we've been successfully serving utilities, pipelines, marketers, and energy generators in the growing markets of the northeastern United States.
Accountant
National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation, the Pipeline and Storage segment of National Fuel Gas Company, is currently seeking an Accountant for an outstanding career opportunity based out of our West Seneca, NY office. The Accountant ensures the accuracy of billable amounts on shippers’ monthly invoices generated for the transportation and storage of natural gas on National Fuel’s Supply and Empire Pipelines.  The successful candidate will analyze reports and spreadsheets created to provide requested information to internal and external auditors.  In conjunction with corporate accounting, the Accountant will perform reconciliations and provide miscellaneous analysis to management as requested.  He/She will also work closely with other internal departments to ensure our compliance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  The Accountant will be required to accumulate and scrutinize data (dollars and/or volumes) in support of natural gas rate designs.
Financial Auditor
National Fuel is currently seeking a Financial Auditor for an outstanding career opportunity within our corporate Audit Services team. Primary responsibilities include performing audits in various financial and operational areas of National Fuel. Financial Auditors are responsible for planning, examining, evaluating and documenting the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and operating procedures. This includes the monitoring of internal controls over financial reporting as part of National Fuel's compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. Financial Auditors are also required to identify and communicate opportunities to strengthen controls, improve processes, ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, and are often requested to participate as consultants on special project assignments as requested by management.


Education


WorldTeach
WorldTeach is a non-profit, non-governmental organization, based at the Harvard Center for International Development, which provides opportunities for individuals to make a meaningful contribution to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing countries. We currently offer full-year and semester programs in American Samoa, Bangladesh, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Georgia, Guyana, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Kosrae and Pohnpei), Namibia, Panama, Tanzania, and Thailand. We also offer 2-month summer programs in China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Namibia, Poland and South Africa.
WorldTeach Volunteer Teacher (Unpaid)
WorldTeach is a well-established NGO founded in 1986 by a group of Harvard students who were motivated by the desire to promote education at the local level in places where teachers and resources were lacking. Each year, we send about 500 volunteers, impassioned by that same desire, to the local schools and the host communities in developing countries around the world that have specifically requested our support. Since our inception, we have placed over 5,000 volunteers, providing them with teacher training, language preparation, and field support, empowering them to affect lasting change on the community they work with so that their influence will survive their experience.

Success Academy Charter Schools- New York, NY
Success Charter Network, Inc., a charter school management organization (CMO) that manages the highly successful and academically rigorous network of charter schools known as the Harlem Success Academies. Success Charter Network (SCN) opened its first school, Harlem Success Academy, in August 2006. Capitalizing on the awesome gains it made with students in its first school, SCN expanded by adding 3 more schools to its network in Summer 2008, all modeled after its flagship. Success Charter Network will continue the rapid launch of 3 to 4 schools each year until it is actively managing 30 to 40 excellent, public elementary schools all over low-income New York City neighborhoods. All Success Academies are distinguished by a high-expectations culture and an obsession with college graduation. Our mission is to prevent the achievement gap between low-income children and their more affluent counterparts by bringing high-quality schools to high-need neighborhoods that need them.
Development Coordinator
We are seeking an ambitious Development Coordinator to support our Development Team. The ideal candidate will be experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks. The ability to interact with staff, donors, and board members in a fast paced environment, under pressure, while remaining organized, flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. Maintaining a high level of professionalism and confidentiality are crucial to this role. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong decision making ability and attention to detail are equally important.

Government/Law

United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand- Rochester, NY
Senator Gillibrand's number one priority is to rebuild the American economy, by creating good-paying jobs, helping small businesses get loans, and partnering with the private sector to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. Using her seat on the Environment and Public Works Committee, Senator Gillibrand has worked to increase investment in infrastructure, including drinking water and sewer systems, rural broadband, health care information technology, and renewable energy, working closely with the Obama Administration and Senator Charles Schumer to ensure that New York gets its fair share of federal dollars.
Regional Assistant
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a personable, dependable, patient, and professional Regional Assistant for administrative and outreach duties for her Upstate office in Rochester, NY. Applicants must be self-motivated team players who are able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality, have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, and be proficient working on the computer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, office management, answering multi-line phones, constituent services, directing internship program, and representing the office at meetings and events in a 12-county region. Some evenings and weekends will be required.

Brennan Center for Justice- New York, NY
The Brennan Center for Justice is a non-partisan public policy and law institute that focuses on the fundamental issues of democracy and justice. Our work ranges from voting rights to redistricting reform, from access to the courts to presidential power in the fight against terrorism. A singular institution, part think tank, part public interest law firm, part advocacy group the Brennan Center combines scholarship, legislative and legal advocacy, and communications to win meaningful, measurable change in the public sector.
Research Associate, Democracy Program
The Brennan Center seeks two (2) full-time Research Associates to work in the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program. The Research Associates will be assigned primarily to our Money In Politics and Fair Courts teams. These programs work to reduce the power of money and special interests in our democracy, support fair and impartial courts to promote equal justice and the rule of law, and revitalize our systems of government. Research Associates are responsible for providing regular administrative support to these teams as well as assisting with substantive projects, aspects of administration, communications, and fundraising in support of the projects.

NYC Campaign Finance Board- New York, NY
The Campaign Finance Board is a nonpartisan, independent city agency that enhances the role of New York City residents in elections. The CFB's mission is to increase voter participation and awareness, provide campaign finance information to the public, enable more citizens to run for office, strengthen the role of small contributors, and reduce the potential for actual or perceived corruption.
Candidate Services Liaison
The Candidate Services Liaison serves as a primary liaison between the CFB and candidates running for New York City office. The Liaison will monitor and assist campaigns in preparing campaign finance disclosure reports; provide one-on-one guidance on matters of compliance with campaign finance regulations; assist candidates in the process of qualifying for public matching funds; prepare training and guidance materials on recordkeeping and reporting requirements; conduct trainings for candidates, treasurers, campaign staff and the general public; and teach and provide technical support for the Candidate Software for Managing and Reporting Transactions (C-SMART).
Press & Policy Summer Intern
The CFB seeks a Press & Policy Intern to assist the External Affairs Unit for the summer. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with both numbers and words, and have a strong interest in policy and New York City politics. The Intern will primarily be responsible for assisting staff with daily press clips compilation, outreach to the media, composing social media posts, helping with research papers, and other long-term projects.

New York Hotel Trades Council, AFL-CIO- New York, NY

The New York Hotel Trades Council, AFL-CIO (NYHTC) is the union that represents 30,000 hotel, restaurant, and gaming workers in New York City, upstate New York, and northern New Jersey. NYHTC is the strongest union, with the best contract, for hotel workers in North America.
HEAT Assistant- Internal Union Organizer
H.E.A.T. Assistants work under the direction of H.E.A.T. System Supervisors, and spend much of their time meeting and working with the union's members in the hotels where they work. This is the best way to learn about what our union does and the industry conditions affecting the workers we represent. H.E.A.T. Assistants may be assigned on short- or long-term bases to special projects and areas of responsibility that include, but are not limited to: Grassroots organizing, Contract enforcement, Member mobilization, Political action, Operations, Communications, Strategic research, and Advancement.
Local 25 Internal Organizer
Local 25, UNITE-HERE is currently seeking applications for the position of Internal Organizer. We represent approximately 6,500 hotel workers in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. We are in the process of building a rank-and-file leadership structure. The purpose of this structure is to increase the participation of the membership in the union and to greatly enhance the union's ability to mobilize our members for large-scale action, in order to organize non-union workers, fight for higher wages and better benefits, and increase the rights of hotel workers in DC. This is a supervisory position. Internal Organizers may be assigned to work on short- or long-term projects and be given areas of responsibility that include, but are not limited to: Internal and External Organizing, Contract Enforcement, Member Mobilization Political Action, Operations, Supervision.
HEAT Intern - Union Organizing Summer Internship
We are seeking to hire a number of energetic, intelligent and dedicated individuals to work as interns in support of these goals under the supervision and direction of a H.E.A.T. System Supervisor. They will have the opportunity to work directly with the union membership, learn internal union organizing first-hand, and gain exposure to a powerful and effective local labor union.

Sales/Marketing

Roc Rooms & Rentals LLC- Rochester, NY
We are a local small business that provides quality off-campus housing.
Residential Assistant
Residential Assistant is responsible for responding to students looking for housing; managing leads; providing Customer service to our current residents; showing prospective students our available housing; handing our marketing materials to schools and area businesses; updating website and online ads; participate in assistant move-ins and move-outs; and other administrative Tasks.

McMaster-Carr Supply Co- Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Princeton
McMaster-Carr is made up of individuals who are energized by solving a broad range of problems with innovative enthusiasm. From BA's to PhD's, Liberal Arts to Engineering, and Business Management, we seek talented people in search of an environment where they will be forced to learn and think regardless of their formal training. We believe this kind of human diversity creates a rich, energetic workplace, bursting with original ideas and unwearied perspectives. It's what we feel is essential for our ongoing commitment to personal and corporate excellence.
General Management
McMaster-Carr offers an opportunity in general management that combines career-long learning, responsibility, and work-life balance.  We value innovation and reward accomplishment with advancement.  Accelerate your career while you learn about our business, manage people, and take on projects critical to our success.

Star Toilet Paper LLC- New York, NY
We are a company that provides public venues with free toilet paper by placing ads on the toilet paper. The ad revenue covers the cost of producing the paper.
Business Analyst
Looking for hardworking and competitive individuals looking to be on the fast path to head of sales positions. The job will be heavy in cold calling for the first six months with a fast transition into management. Employee will be expected to complete a full life cycle from prospecting to cold calls to lead nurturing to closing.
 

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