Issue 13: June 14, 2013
In this Issue: Internship Opportunities, Summer Projects etc. (page 2) Intern of the Week: John Freeman (page 3) WVSOM Open House (page 4) Job Opportunities (pages 5-7) Infographic: LinkedIn (page 8) “Do’s and Don’ts of Resume Writing” (page 9) OCS Contact Information (page 10)
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the works. We are hiring domestically and internationally for many talent areas including engineering (Electrical, Software, Cyber, Systems, Hardware, Mechanical/Manufacturing, Process, Digital, Integrated Circuit, QA) and non-technical background (Finance, Supply Chain, Quality, Information Technology, Security, Security and Operations). We are also hiring Systems Analysts, Instructors, Trainers, Database Analysts, Technical Support Engineers and Field Engineers. Wednesday, June 26 from 1-4pm ET / 10am-1pm PT is your chance to chat one-on-one with Raytheon recruiters and learn about what they have to offer. Don't miss this opportunity to discover your next rewarding career. Hosted by Women For Hire and Brazen Careerist. Click here to register now.
Internships! The William Charleton Internship: Augusta Military Academy Alumni House/Museum. Summer internship for a total of 600 hours paid at $10 per hour. Interns will work Tues-Fri from 10am-4pm with an occasional weekend day. This internship is being offered to two college students in Augusta County. Contact OCS for details. Wellness Center Instructor: Summit Square Retirement Community in Waynesboro is seeking a creative, energetic, highly motivated individual to lead group exercise classes. Please contact OCS for the full job description and view application HERE. Contact Matt Dameron at email@example.com with questions. Summer Marketing/Communications Intern: Marketing firm The Gravity Group is looking for a detail oriented intern with strong writing skills to help with media monitoring/reporting for all of their clients as well as social media, research, and client manager support. Familiarity with Macs a plus. Send cover letter and resume to Dawn Driscoll at firstname.lastname@example.org, and visit gravitygroup.com for more info. Contact OCS for assistance. Video Production Intern: Bridgewater Collegeâ€™s Office of Marketing and Communications is looking for an intern for the 2013-2014 academic year. Will videotape weekly convocations, musical performances and special events on campus. Could also help with interviews, sporting events, campus life, etc. If this opportunity appeals to you, please contact Stephen Hockman as soon as possible: email@example.com; 540-515-3776. Organizational Management Intern: Do you want to help create a more vibrant downtown? Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance is seeking an intern with a passion for economic and community development, business & administration, and non-profit organizations. For application info, contact the Office of Career Services! Project Vote Smart National Internship Program: This program provides a unique lesson in the study of American politics. Students from across the nation and around the world come to a high tech research center in the Montana Rockies for ten weeks to help American citizens educate themselves about elected officials and candidates. A highly dedicated staff of interns make this program possible. Contact OCS or visit WEBSITE for info.
Summer Projects and Other Opportunities! Chesapeake Conservation Corps Program: Year-long paid internship program for young adults ages 18-25. Work full time for Maryland nonprofits and government agencies in environmental restoration, sustainable agriculture, energy conservation, forestry or environmental education. Includes training, conferences, site visits and a grant program. Visit www.cbtrust.org/chesapeakeconservationcorps for more info. Now accepting applications for Fall 2013! We are on our nationwide search for bright, talented students seeking an internship opportunity of a lifetime as a Disney College Program participant at the Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort. Explore disneycollegeprogram.com to learn more about this unique program.
For more information on any of the opportunities described in this newsletter, please contact the Office of Career Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intern of the Week! (Spring 2013) Smiles For Life Dentistry with John Freeman Some people may not be excited at the thought of spending forty hours a week at a dentist’s office. In fact, many dread the one or two hours per year they are forced to endure cleanings, fillings and other procedures. However, this writer knows one student who is thoroughly excited to spend his free time this semester at the dentist. John Freeman, Junior Health and Exercise Science major (with a concentration in Pre-Dental studies) is performing his internship this spring shadowing Dr. Joe McIntyre in his downtown dental practice, Smiles For Life. Freeman’s father is a dentist, but did not encourage his son to follow the same path. “He told me to chase my dreams, study other subjects, and decide what I really enjoy. I started college studying something completely different at a different liberal arts school. Now I found my home at Bridgewater College, and I eventually found my interests coming back to dentistry. When things in life continuously come back to you, they just can’t be ignored. Eventually I began some small research into the field to test my interests, and now I am hooked!” During the course of the internship so far, Freeman has assisted on everything from a routine dental cleaning to complex oral surgical procedures such as root canals and dental implants. He has also been able to make retainers and work with lab equipment. Freeman describes the personal value of his internship to his future career with much enthusiasm. “No matter where you are going in life, experience in your field of study always benefits you. This internship does not only meet requirements needed for graduate school, but it also provides you with much of the information other students will not receive until graduate school. Between this program and work at my dad’s office, I feel one step ahead with the basics under my belt. The experience hours will only build your resume as well as benefit your knowledge of the subject.” Looking for a great internship experience? For more information on internship opportunities, contact the Office of Career http://veritas.bridgewater.edu/blog/2013/04/04/issue-6-april-4-10/ Services at email@example.com.
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Job Opportunities! Cross Country and Track Coach: Pulaski County High School in Dublin, Virginia needs a Head Cross Coutnry coach to compete in a top level district. Job to include coaching distance runners, all three seasons (both indoor and outdoor). Apply online at http://www.pcva.us. Interviews are currently being scheduled. High School Math Teachers Needed: Pulaski County High School in Dublin, Virginia needs math teachers for Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, Advanced Algebra-Trigonometry, Algebra Functions & Data Analysis, Calculus, Probability and Statistics. Apply at http://www.pcva.us. Interviews are currently being scheduled. Bilingual Warehouse Training Facilitator: Family Dollar, Inc. Manage assigned DC Training Specialists who conduct need assessments, training delivery, OD interventions, executive coaching, performance management issue analysis and solutions. Visit the website for a full job description. Entry-level Chemists for Biodegradation Department: Wildlife International seeking qualified chemist with experience using LC-MS/MS analysis for elucidation and identification of xenobiotics and degradation products. Duties include method development and analytical support for studies used to assess the degradation of chemicals in a variety of matrices. Located in Easton, MD. Please apply at http://www.eaglabs.com/efce/careers.html. Occupational Therapist: Kindred Healthcare, Staunton. Evaluate residents, develop specialized treatment plans to help them achieve as much as possible in regaining well-being through exercise or use of prosthetic/orthotic devices. Play an important role in recovery. Valid Occupational Therapy license or equivalent required. WEBSITE. Referral Coordinator: Blue Ridge Legal Services, Harrisonburg. Responsible for coordinating volunteer attorneys and referring and monitoring cases under the Pro Bono Referral Program. Must work well with the public, possess strong writing skills, operate under stressful circumstances, and be familiar with Microsoft Word and general computer skills. Starting salary $28,801. Submit resume/cover letter to John Whitfield at firstname.lastname@example.org. Creative Services Producer/Videographer/Editor: WRIC TV Richmond seeks an experience and creative video professional to work with the Creative Services Department and Sales Department determining client and campaign needs, writing, shooting and editing commercials. Copywriting, videography and editing experience required. Send link to reel and digital resume to email@example.com or contact OCS for more information. Digital Content Producer: WRIC TV Richmond looking for a self starter to produce and monitor content for all of its digital platforms. Must be able to produce engaging and accurately written news content for wric.com and related platforms. Also responsible for monitoring and posting relevant content to social media sites. Two years previous experience in digital media field preferred. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Meteorologist: WRIC TV immediate opening for energetic meteorologist who embraces the concept of hyper local forecasts and storm tracking. At least two years on air experience preferred. Resume to email@example.com. Account Executive: WRIC TV looking for experienced professional with good presentation skills. Extensive training and support will be provided. Outside sales background required. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Target Mobile (Retail Wireless Sales Rep): MarketSource. This position is located inside of Target and customer service and personality is the key. Looking for someone who has a great attitude, isn’t afraid to approach customers, with the aptitude to learn wireless products. WEBSITE. Hourly $9.25 with uncapped commissions. T-Mobile Sales Representative: MarketSource. This position is located inside of Wal-marts, Costco’s, and Sam’s Clubs. Someone with a great personality and some sales experience. Aggressive sales position with schedules Wednesday or Thursday through Sunday. Visit the website or contact OCS for details. Hourly starting at $11.00.
More Job Opportunities! HP Technology Sales Specialist: MarketSource. This position is located inside of Best Buy and Fry’s. Assisted sales role. Someone who is tech savvy but has an outgoing personality and is not afraid to approach customers. Typically weekend work. Visit the website for an application or contact OCS for details. Hourly $13.50. Digital Journalist: WSLS-TV 10 Roanoke. Under the supervision of the Evening Anchor and News Director the Digital Journalist is responsible for gathering all necessary information to tell the story of a news event. Minimum of 1-3 years experience as a news photojournalist or reporter. Contact OCS for more info and visit www.wsls.com.
SPRING/SUMMER TUTORS needed for all subjects in Bridgewater area - $20+/hour All tutoring conducted one-on-one at neutral location such as a library, on campus, or at a nearby coffee shop. Tutors get to pick their students, set their own rates, and plan their own schedules. If interested, please contact Justin@wheresmytutor.com for more info.
Account Executive: WSLS-TV 10 Roanoke. Under the supervision of the Local Sales Manager, the Account Executive is responsible for making revenue budgets. This includes selling advertising time to existing clients and developing marketing solutions for advertisers. Two years sales experience preferred. Visit www.wsls.com. Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired: Current openings: Education Coordinator - Norfolk (LINK), Rehabilitation Teacher – Henrico (LINK), Rehabilitation Technology Specialist – Norfolk (LINK) Human Resources Assistant: Dynamic Aviation. Support the HR department in a variety of ways that deliver value to interal and external customers. Contact OCS for info and visit https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=475944. Engineering Technician III: Virginia Department of Transportation, Winchester. Working knowledge of standard survey procedures using CADD required. Contact OCS for info or email Stauntonjobs@vdot.virginia.gov. Assistant to a Montessori Teacher: Bridgewater Montessori School. General classroom supervision/management. See OCS for full description before sending cover letter/resume to Danielle Jahne email@example.com. Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services: Current openings: LTESS/EES Program Specialist (LINK) by 6/17, Rehabilitation Counselor – Substance Abuse (LINK) by 6/18, General Services Manager (LINK) by 6/21, External Aging Services Auditor (LINK) by 6/21, Psychologist II (LINK), Occupational Therapist (LINK), Counselor II/Lead Vocational Evaluator (LINK), Rehabilitation Counselor (LINK). Project Manager: G4S Secure Solutions has an immediate opening for an experiences PM with a background in security. Administer security contracts and ensure compliance with contractual requirements. WEBSITE. Social Media Coordinator: Rosetta Stone. Detail-oriented person to manage engagement-driven campaigns on RS social media sites Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google Plus, Instagram, Pinterest, and corporate blog. WEBSITE. Outreach/Volunteer Coordinator: Sisters of Charity, BVM in Dubuque, IA. Work with members of the Life and Mission Team in developing new outreach programs. Contact OCS for info. Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Computer Systems Analyst: K3 Solutions, Washington, DC. Establish best practices in software/database development. Ability to design web applications, develop web reports/architecture. Database work. Contact OCS. Life Skills Instructor: Woodrow Wilson Rehab Center, Fishersville VA. Provides life skills instruction to clients in the Life Skills Transition Program. Knowledge of accomodations for persons with disabilities required. Apply HERE.
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Do’s and Don’ts of Resume Writing We know the job market is tough right now, and that a faulty résumé can hinder your job search before you’re able to get your foot in the door. DO think Results. When writing your resume, think about results you’ve achieved for your employer. What are your quantifiable accomplishments? Think in terms of achievements like:
Increased sales Reduced expenses Secured valuable exposure Helped expand into new markets Created systems to improve efficiencies
DO specify. Saying “significantly decreased customer wait time” has less impact than “decreased customer wait time from 15 minutes to 30 seconds.” DO use action-oriented words. Make yourself sound proactive with terms like accelerated, chaired, changed, channeled, charted, debugged, decentralized. DO go with a summary or profile instead of an objective. The goal of this section is to develop a hard-hitting introductory declaration packed with your most sought-after skills, abilities, accomplishments and attributes. DO write your resume after you have identified your ideal job. The more closely you can target your profile to the employer’s needs, the better your results will be. DO have a hobbies or special interests section (but keep it short). Do you run marathons a few times a year? Are you into mountain climbing, building or restoring your own cars, or inventing gadgets and doodads? Certain activities are quite challenging –- physically, psychologically and emotionally –- and can show that you’re self-motivated, goal-oriented, persistent and unafraid of facing difficult circumstances. If your hobby or interest falls into this category, including it couldn’t hurt and could peak interest. D0 use spell check, but DON’T rely on it. Using “their” when you should use “they’re” is just as bad as an outright typo. Have at least one other person proofread your resume for mistakes. DON’T use “I”. A résumé is a source of professional details and facts. Cut the pronouns, passive and unnecessary words and get straight to the point. DON’T put the years in your summary. Some disagree with me on this, but I advise you to leave out phrases like “15 years experience” – if your resume is accurate it will speak for itself. DON’T get stuck on your job titles or descriptions. You’ve likely had many more duties and the skills required to do them than indicated in industry-standard job titles and descriptions. Accept this and let the content, not the title do the talking. DON’T exaggerate. DON’T overlook non-work experiences. Your time organizing a charity fund-raiser, presiding over a cultural organization or participating in groups not only looks good on resumes, but also gives you legitimate professional experience with value. DO keep your resume updated — you never know when you might need it. Dawn Quesnel, CPCC, PCC, aka, Coach DQ via Women for Hire
Retail Sales Associate Position in Staunton Virginia Contact Brian Hayes Area Manager at: 828.315.0092 NewWave Link is looking for impressive people who have the drive and desire to succeed. Our sales associates earn base plus commission and enjoy excellent benefits. So the sky is the limit.
Questions? Comments? We can help! Bridgewater College Office of Career Services Flory Hall Room 10/11 (Lower Level) Call 540-828-5357 to set up an appointment.
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