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Internship Placements in Economics & Business-related Fields Fall 2013 Office of Experiential Learning & Community EngagementInternship Program Roosevelt 139 401-874-2160 intern@etal.uri.edu http://web.uri.edu/experience/internships/


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POSTINGS FROM SEPTEMBER 2013 UNTIL NOW CAN BE FOUND ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES. WE HAVE ORGANIZED THEM INTO GENERAL CATEGORIES:

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP ACCOUNTING & FINANCE MARKETING SALES HUMAN RESOURCES

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MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP


NESTLE PURINA PETCARE COMPANY WWW.NESTLEPURINACAREERS.COM

SUPPLY CHAIN INTERN Internship Description: Professional - Non Exempt Job Description - External: Few companies can offer the unique mix of leading brands, professional opportunities, and appealing lifestyle of Nestle Purina PetCare Company (NPPC), a division of Nestlé S.A., the world's largest food company. Nestle has over 89.6 billion dollars of annual sales and has been selected by Fortune magazine as the Most Admired Global Food Company 9 out of the last 10 years. Nestle Purina represents over 12% of Nestlé's volume with global sales in excess of $12.5 billion. At Nestle Purina, we believe that an investment in people is an investment in our shared future. Working here, you'll discover that training, learning and growth are central to how we do things, not just isolated programs. Our team members love what they do. We're a dedicated and determined bunch whose passion for pets is matched only by our passion for business. That's why we're a leader in the pet care industry. NPPC and the Supply Chain team are currently seeking undergraduate students with a strong interest in Supply Chain, Operations, Industrial Engineering, Business or a related field of study to become an integral part of their group. As part of the supply chain team, interns will undergo extensive supply chain training providing information on sales, reporting/metrics, business program details and an overview of the corporate logistics department. Following the training, interns will proceed to manufacturing training by participating in visiting the Davenport and Clinton plants. During the plant visits, they will gain a deeper understanding of the manufacturing process of pet food, transportation, warehousing, raw materials and quality assurance. From this point forward, interns will be completing an assigned project which will be formally presented to a leadership team. The items below are just a quick snapshot of what you may learn in this exciting and accelerated 10-week internship program. RESPONSIBILITIES/PROJECTS: ' Develop knowledge, awareness and understanding of the Consumer Products and PetCare industries including understanding the consumer and or pet owner, knowing Nestle Purina brands and the competition, and identifying and analyzing segment trends. ' Gain exposure to all the internal and external supply chain including plant logistics, warehousing and transportation , customer team supply chain management, Order Revenue Management and the customers. ' Cultivate internal and external working relationships that provide exposure to multi-disciplines, account management and customer teams. ' Work on specific assigned projects that focus on delivering results against our business plan. Types of projects may include performing analyses on automated customer scheduling systems, developing weekly reports to track On Time and Fill Rates, analyzing internal operations methodologies to improve performance/costs, analyzing out-of-stocks opportunities within Nestlé Purina and performing deep-dive analyses on the internal forecasting/promotional tool. You will be expected to make meaningful and measurable contributions to our business during the summer. Successful completion of the intern program, may lead to a full time job offer to the Management Trainee program upon graduation.


Nestlé Purina PetCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer Qualifications: ' Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university, with a concentration in Business with 2+ months of supply chain related experience, OR with a Supply Chain concentration. ` Expected graduation date between December 2014 and June 2015. ' Available to work 5/19/14-7/25/14 (10 complete, uninterrupted weeks). ' Able to reside/work in St. Louis. ' Able to perform physical activity requiring the lifting of 55 lbs. ' Must have initiative, responsibility, leadership potential and a solid work ethic. ' Must have intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Note: This position does not provide sponsorship for employment status (e.g. H-1B visa status). You must have the legal right to work in the United States. • Hours Per Week: • Wage/ Salary: Paid Application Instructions: APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: To be considered for any positions, please be sure to apply online using the link below: http://bit.ly/1ePSAE8 Checkerboard Square St. Louis, MO 314-982-1000 • Purinajobs@Purina.nestle.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13732 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


NESTLE PURINA PETCARE COMPANY WWW.NESTLEPURINACAREERS.COM

VARIOUS ENTRY-LEVEL & INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Internship Description: Innovation and inspiration fill the halls of every Nestlé Purina office. We are pioneers. Our processes are revolutionary. Our pursuit of excellence is persistent. We may be the world's largest food company, but a common passion for providing the best products in the world creates a sense of family. Be a part of the diverse culture that will challenge you to push the limits of innovation, inspire the world, pioneer new brands, and revolutionize the bond between pets and the people who love them http://puri.na/15RRPs0 We are targeting most major disciplines for the 2013-2014 recruiting class. We are also targeting 1st year MBAs focusing in Brand Management or Marketing. The following positions may be available in a variety of locations: Marketing, Audit, Audit – IS/IT, Finance, Financial Reporting, Supply Chain, Human Resources, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Accounting, Information Systems and Production. Please know that these positions will be removed from the Nestlé Purina website once the appropriate number of face-to-face interviews have been scheduled, so be sure to apply now! All full-time positions (trainee) are salaried with benefits and will offer relocation packages. All internships are paid and many offer housing assistance. Have questions for our recruiters? Post on our Facebook Wall (http://on.fb.me/TDtLog) or Tweet us at @PurinaCareers and we will get those questions answered! Not sure what position would be best for you? Use our Career Connexion application on Facebook to help you figure out which positions would be the best fit for you and to apply: http://on.fb.me/12jwN55 To be considered for any positions, please be sure to apply online using the link below: http://bit.ly/15P4l8h Qualifications: Qualifications vary based on the position, please refer to the specific job descriptions for details: http://bit.ly/15P4l8h • Hours Per Week: • Wage/ Salary: Varies By Position Application Instructions: To be considered for any positions, please be sure to apply online using the link below: http://bit.ly/15P4l8h Checkerboard Square St. Louis, MO 314-982-1000 • Purinajobs@Purina.nestle.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13740 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE WWW.WATERFIRE.ORG

EVENT STAFFING AND VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP Internship Description: Partake in efforts directed toward sustaining a reputable and organized volunteer program that supports WaterFire Providence and its mission. Assist in recruitment and training of volunteers. Attend event preparation activities, often with management responsibilities involved. Plan and develop special events and social outings that enrich the culture and knowledge of the volunteer corps to better support the WaterFire mission. Engage in research initiatives to develop meaningful and resourceful ways to strengthen community relations and support WaterFire Providence’s need for volunteer and financial support. Responsibilities: WaterFire is a seasonal event, and responsibilities will vary accordingly per the discretion of WaterFire Providence administration. •Assist in the maintenance and development of volunteer recruitment advertisements in media and print •Assist in developing and managing orientation and training initiatives for volunteers •Plan events that enrich the volunteer corps and WaterFire Providence’s community relations •Tend to errand running and shopping activities related to events and volunteers •Research and present ideas that save cost, grant funds, and generally support the Volunteerism Department and WaterFire Providence •Communicate with volunteers via phone call, email, and in-person •Manage small volunteer groups to complete tasks and projects related to event production •Assist WaterFire Providence staff as needed with respect to event production and organization’s needs Qualifications: Must be a confident manager and capable delegator. Must have sound communication skills and be a great listener. Must be responsible and have a strong sense of professionalism. Must have genuine interest in art, culture and community, and WaterFire. Must have a sense of humor. Must possess a valid Driver’s License. Must be competent in Microsoft Office, and have general computer and internet knowledge • Hours Per Week: 15-30 • Wage/ Salary: Unpaid Application Instructions: Please forward cover letter and resume to Alex Brinckerhoff at alex@waterfire.org. 101 Regent Avenue Providence, RI 401-273-1155 x171 • alex@waterfire.org To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 12622 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE WWW.WATERFIRE.ORG

NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP Internship Description: The Intern selected for this internship will work along side the Managing Director of WaterFire Providence assisting in special projects and grant related research and writing. The Intern will assist in the development of new ways of developing community partnerships in social media and the business community. The Intern will also work on special projects and take part in research based upon the needs of the Managing Director. The Interns primary focus will be on looking for avenues make the organization more sustainable and more accessible to the public. Responsibilities: Intern will work very closely with the Managing Director of WaterFire in the Office and during WaterFire events. •Work on special projects and research based upon the needs of the Managing Director and Organization •Research possible grant and business opportunities •Work with varies social media platform to increase WaterFire Providence’s online presence •Explores unutilized uses of Technology to make the organization more efficient •At times, manage volunteers during events during special operations. Qualifications: Must be a confident manager and capable delegator. Must have sound communication skills and be a great listener Must have a strong sense of professionalism Must have genuine interest in art, culture and community, and WaterFire Must have working knowledge and interest in grantmaking and capital fundraising Must have a strong working knowledge of computers and the use of the internet Must have an interest and working knowledge of using social media as a tool. • Hours Per Week: 15-30 • Wage/ Salary: Unpaid Application Instructions: Please forward cover letter and resume to Alex Brinckerhoff at alex@waterfire.org 101 Regent Avenue Providence, RI 401-273-1155 x171 • alex@waterfire.org To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 12623 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.

WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE WWW.WATERFIRE.ORG

MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP Internship Description: Work to promote and prepare for WaterFire events as related to the Development department, which primarily involves marketing, fundraising, public relations, and event planning. The


internship may be done for academic credit, career exploration, or service learning. The Intern will work in a variety of activities and tasks including: press announcements, sponsorship relations, organizing and project planning, data entry, website maintenance, social media, event management and related items. Interns are expected to participate in all WaterFire lightings. Responsibilities at WaterFire may include: managing volunteers, communicating with and hosting VIP’s, reception set-up and breakdown, errand running, managing boat rides, and clean-up. Responsibilities: WaterFire is a seasonal event, and responsibilities will vary accordingly per the discretion of WaterFire Providence administration. •Assist in designing and writing advertisements for media and print •Assist in developing and managing fundraisers and fundraising campaigns •Follow-through on sponsorship requirements and post-event follow-up •Tend to errand running and shopping activities as needed •Manage pre and post event tasks related to sponsorship fulfillment •Research and present ideas that save cost, grant funds, and generally support the mission of WaterFire Providence •Communicate professionally with volunteers, media contacts and sponsors via phone call, email, and inperson •Manage small volunteer groups to complete tasks and projects •Assist WaterFire Providence staff as needed with respect to event production and organization’s needs Qualifications: Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be a great listener. Must be responsible and have a strong sense of professionalism. Must have genuine interest in art, culture and community, and WaterFire. Must have a sense of humor. Must possess a valid Driver’s License. Must be competent in Microsoft Office, and have general computer and internet knowledge. • Hours Per Week: 15-30 • Wage/ Salary: Unpaid Application Instructions: Please email cover letter and resume to Alex Brinckerhoff at alex@waterfire.org and/or call 401-273-1155 x171 101 Regent Avenue Providence, RI 401-273-1155 x171 • alex@waterfire.org To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 12625 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING


ERNST & YOUNG LLP HTTP://WWW.EY.COM

ASSURANCE – EXTERNAL AUDIT INTERN Internship Description: To be considered for an interview at Ernst & Young LLP (EY) • You must first apply using your school’s online recruiting system for only one of our positions • You must apply through our online system at www.ey.com/us/apply. Select the job description for which you are applying: Campus Full Time, Intern or MBA Application • You must complete our Recruiting Candidate Preferences Form (http://response.ey.com/CSG3/?CPnortheast) What it means to be part of EY Assurance Our clients trust our skills and knowledge, and that’s why they often turn to us first when they reassess internal control processes, evaluate the pending shift to international reporting standards, or even when they face major litigation or regulatory action. We are the largest of four service lines at EY and in the global Ernst & Young organization and proud of it! We audit more than 29% of the Fortune 1000, America’s largest US companies. An introduction to External Audit The largest part of Assurance – our External Audit team – examines and attests to a company’s financial statements through financial and internal control audits. You’ll learn about financial statement processes, key business drivers, associated risks and their potential effects on financial statements. And you’ll have the opportunity to work in diverse global teams with some of the world’s largest companies as well as upand-coming entrepreneurs across more than 25 industries. Our External Audit practice is organized into two main areas – our geographically-based regional practices, which provide services to a client base, depending on location, within the Automotive, Clean-tech, Consumer Products, Government & Public Sector, Health Care, Life Sciences, Media & Entertainment, Mining & Metals, Oil & Gas, Power & Utilities, Private Equity, Real Estate, Retail & Wholesale, Technology and Telecommunication, among others, and our Financial Services Office (FSO), which provides services to a client base within the Asset Management, Banking and Capital Markets and Insurance space. This structure is a differentiator in the market and allows candidates to choose a financial services industry preference early in their career – a unique opportunity within the public accounting industry. What this means for you An internship in our Assurance practice will provide you the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of the objectives of an audit. You will assist and collaborate with team members as you respond to client requests. Other responsibilities may include: • Assist in the execution of audit procedures • Perform various duties such as understanding routine data processes, testing controls and performing substantive procedures • Analyze evidence, prepare written communications, participate in one-on-one and small group discussions with other engagement team members and interact with client personnel • Understand how to operate effectively in a regulated environment • Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives, client’s engagement history and planned audit approach


Qualifications: Position requirements To qualify, candidates must be or have: • Pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting and/or an undergraduate or graduate degree with sufficient course work to achieve CPA certification upon passing the examination • Actively preparing to pass the CPA examination • A strong academic record, including, without limitation, course work that EY deems relevant to this position • Flexible and willing to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary. The ability and willingness to travel is required • A valid driver’s license due to travel requirements • Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally in a professional environment • Proficient with MS Office, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, and Lotus Notes • Willing and able to learn and work independently with minimal supervision, as well as take ownership and pride in work product • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills • Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines • Integrity within a professional environment • Hours Per Week: 40 • Wage/ Salary: n/a Application Instructions: To be considered for an interview at Ernst & Young LLP (EY) • You must first apply using your school’s online recruiting system for only one of our positions • You must apply through our online system at www.ey.com/us/apply. Select the job description f 200 Clarendon Street Boston, MA 617-585-6849 • caleb.reinhold@ey.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13472 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL-THE WELLESLEY GROUP HTTP://WWW.NMFN.COM/WELLESLEY

FINANCIAL REPRESENTATIVE INTERNSHIP Internship Description: Northwestern Mutual Financial Network was founded in 1857 and continues to provide expert guidance and innovative solutions to the planning needs of individuals and businesses. Our Financial Representatives have exclusive access to the Network’s group of specialists and work with clients in the areas of insurance and investments, comprehensive financial planning, retirement solutions, estate planning, long-term care insurance, education funding, business needs analysis, and employee and executive benefits . Northwestern Mutual is built on more than 155 years of experience and unmatched levels of client service and satisfaction and is among the "World’s Most Admired" life insurance companies according to FORTUNE Magazine. Northwestern Mutual has the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any life insurer by all four major rating agencies: A.M. Best, Fitch Ratings, Moody’s, and Standard & Poor’s and was recently named for the 10th consecutive year a "Best Company to Sell For" by Selling Power Magazinge and a Glassdoor.com "Best Place to Work in 2013." We also offer college students the opportunity to test drive a career with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network through our internship program (offered every semester). Recognized for 17 consecutive years, Vault Inc, September 2013 named Northwestern Mutual’s Internship program one of "America’s Top Ten Internships." College students have the opportunity to get state licensed, gain valuable business experience and can earn an income that matches their ambition. As college students, interns in the program generally work 10 to 20 hours per week during the school semester and/or full-time over breaks or summer developing their business- and client-building skills. In most ways, our interns follow the same process for establishing their careers as our Financial Representatives. Qualifications: Various majors welcome to apply. To be considered for the position, you must be a fulltime student in pursuit of a bachelor's degree from a four-year institution, hold US Citizenship or US Permanent residency, have strong interpersonal skills, self-motivated and have a history of personal success. Our ideal candidate is self-motivated, entrepreneurial and has an interest in business and building relationships. • Hours Per Week: 10-20 (spring) 40-50 (summer) • Wage/ Salary: commission plus two stipends Application Instructions: Please email resumes to Carly Frieling at carly.frieling@nm.com 55 William St. Suite 100 Wellesley, MA 781-431-4780 • carly.frieling@nm.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13674 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


THE PHOENIX MEDIA/COMMUNICATION GROUP WWW.THEPHOENIX.COM

ACCOUNTING INTERN Internship Description: Accounting Intern | The Phoenix (Job Code: FINPP) PMCG seeks an Accounting Intern for the Finance & Accounting department. Position will participate in all or some combination of the following duties: Monthly/Quarterly accounting close including all preparatory work; Monthly/Quarterly financial statement preparation and consolidation process; Complex account and/or bank reconciliations; Analysis of departmental or corporate Financial Budgets and Forecasts; Special analytical projects including research and management reporting.

Qualifications: Completion of sophomore year in an accredited four-year college/university, with an intended BA/BS degree in accounting. Minimum of 3 accounting courses completed by the start of the internship. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Understanding of basic finance & accounting concepts. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Hours Per Week: 15-20 • Wage/ Salary: N/A Application Instructions: Email resume to jobs @phx.com 150 Chestnut Street Providence, RI 4012736397 • jobs@phx.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13677 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


THE PHOENIX MEDIA/COMMUNICATION GROUP WWW.THEPHOENIX.COM

FALL 2013 INTERNSHIPS- PROVIDENCE PHOENIX Internship Description: Accounting Intern | The Phoenix (Job Code: FINPP) PMCG seeks an Accounting Intern for the Finance & Accounting department. Position will participate in all or some combination of the following duties: Monthly/Quarterly accounting close including all preparatory work; Monthly/Quarterly financial statement preparation and consolidation process; Complex account and/or bank reconciliations; Analysis of departmental or corporate Financial Budgets and Forecasts; Special analytical projects including research and management reporting. Requirements: Completion of sophomore year in an accredited four-year college/university, with an intended BA/BS degree in accounting. Minimum of 3 accounting courses completed by the start of the internship. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Understanding of basic finance & accounting concepts. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Editorial Intern | The Phoenix (Job Code: EDWPP) Some responsibilities for editorial interns: contribute to our blogs and social media platforms, and otherwise help publish content on our website; do the occasional bit of transcription and research for editors/writers; hunt down people who write letters to the editor; edit digital media; and take on other special projects as assigned. PLEASE EMAIL SAMPLES OF YOUR WORK. Editorial Photography Intern | Providence Phoenix (Job Code: PHOPP) Photo interns work on an assignment basis with the Editorial Design department, shooting photographs for use in the paper and for the Phoenix Web site. Assignments may range from food and restaurant photos to live music to pictorial to portraits. Must have solid photography skills, and own camera. Interest in photojournalism a plus, but a passion for beautiful photography is a must. 8-12 hours per week, flexible hours. PLEASE EMAIL SAMPLES OF YOUR WORK. Graphic Design Intern | The Phoenix (Job Code: EDSPP) Editorial Design interns assist the department in the design and production of the editorial content of the Providence Phoenix and the Portland Phoenix, as well as research, scan, and create images for use in the paper. Interns here will gain a working knowledge of the print publication industry, while working within deadlines, and meeting creative criteria for our publication. Candidates must have good working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop, and strong typography skills. Illustration skills/knowledge are a big plus. 15-20 hours per week minimum. PLEASE EMAIL SAMPLES OF YOUR WORK. Integrated Media Sales Intern | The Phoenix, STUFF Magazine, WFNX, G8Wave (Job Code: IMSB) PM/CG is looking for an intern to be involved in the sales and development process in all outlets of the second largest and only converged media group in New England; PM/CG. PM/CG consists of various media platforms including print, web, mobile, online and so forth. We are looking for a self-motivated, fast learning individual who is looking to further develop their client relation skills and is passionate about the integration of numerous media outlets coming together to best serve our partners. The Converged Sales Team intern would work with high-level, experienced professionals in our sales team, learning from the bottom up.


Responsibilities and opportunities will include: -Assisting in pre-sales activities for the team including research, revenue history, Google ad data and so forth -Aide in the development of proposals and presentations -Learning the PM/CG sales process and how to qualify leads and implement pitches -Working with the sales team to develop a combination of effective promotions and strategies utilizing numerous PM/CG outlets to wholly serve our clients. Applicants should be available 15-20 hours per week, over the course of three to four days. If you are highly motivated, focused, with good computer and writing skills and have an interest in sales/marketing, we want you! Marketing/Promotions Intern | The Phoenix (Job Code: PROMO) Students should be interested in all aspects of marketing, including but not limited to event, print, and online promotions. Some duties will include - help with events, promoting via invitations, and follow-up via email, working with venues, managing mailings, updating media lists, and working with the Corporate Projects Manager. Social Networking Intern | The Phoenix (Job Code: SNWBP) We are looking for an individual who is a demonstrated expert in all social media outlets (Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, LinkedIn etc) and has a strong background in marketing or promotions, writing, and communications. This individual should be able to adjust their writing for the different social media platforms we utilize and be familiar with related applications like Hootsuite. Some daily tasks include: helping to increase our Twitter following, strategic Tweeting, Facebook maintenance, experimenting with new social media platforms and applications to find alternative ways to promote Phoenix events and content, YouTube page management, and all other tasks related to marketing through social media. The goal is to help us grow our network of readers and fans through promotion and interaction. This internship reports to the marketing department but has strong ties to the Web/Editorial department. Web Development Intern | The Phoenix (Job Code: WDPP) The Web Development Intern will assist with web based projects and trouble shooting over a multi site network. This applicant should have a clear understanding of relevant coding languages including but not limited to HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, as well as a working knowledge of various development platforms and services (Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr). The client will also assist the traffic department in uploading dynamic creative content and scheduling new media campaigns using our Ad Serving software. Web/Editorial New Media Intern | The Phoenix (Job Code: WBNM) Help with the upkeep, maintenance, and integrity of providence.thephoenix.com and portland.thephoenix.com . Interns help with listings, photo-finding and cropping, aid with special Web projects (from hunting down mp3s to YouTube clips to photos), contribute to the blogs, write articles and reviews, help shoot and edit video as well as podcasts. Qualifications include: Internet savvy, Photoshop a plus, but not required; camera skills (video and digital) a plus but not required; include writing samples with application. PLEASE EMAIL SAMPLES OF YOUR WORK. Qualifications: See Above • Hours Per Week: 15-20 • Wage/ Salary: N/A Application Instructions: Please email resume and samples of your work (if applicable) to jobs@phx.com 150 Chestnut Street Providence, RI 4012736397 • jobs@phx.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13678 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


NESTLE PURINA PETCARE COMPANY WWW.NESTLEPURINACAREERS.COM

FINANCE INTERN Internship Description: Intern (Finance)-13004447 COMPANY PROFILE: Few companies can offer the unique mix of leading brands, professional opportunities, and appealing lifestyle of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (NPPC), a division of Nestlé S.A., the world's largest food company. Nestlé has over $89.6 billion in annual sales and has been selected by Fortune magazine as the Most Admired Global Food Company nine out of the last ten years. Nestlé Purina represents over 12% of Nestlé's volume with global sales in excess of $12.5 billion. At Nestlé Purina, we believe that an investment in people is an investment in our shared future. Working here, you will discover that training, learning, and growth are central to how we do things, not just isolated programs. Our team members love what they do. We're a dedicated and determined bunch whose passion for pets is matched only by our passion for business. That's why we are a leader in the pet care industry. POSITION SUMMARY: Our interns are provided the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to our business during the summer. During your internship, you will find yourself engaged in various accounting, reporting, and analytical tasks to support the Finance organization along with exposure to practical business application. Performance feedback is critically important to your success and development. Members of the Finance Department provide our interns with constructive feedback and guidance regarding performance, progress, and organizational information. You are encouraged to network and engage directly, actively, at all levels, and across the organization. Based on your performance as an intern and the needs of the business, this internship can lead to a full-time employment offer upon completing your degree. Candidates must be willing to accept or decline an internship offer by December 6, 2013. Candidates must be willing and able to work a minimum 10 consecutive week internship from May-August 2014. This internship is located in Nestlé Purina PetCare headquarters in St. Louis, MO (assistance with summer relocation is available). ** Deadline to apply is October 25, 2013. ** Note: This position also does not provide sponsorship for employment status (e.g. H-1B visa status). You must have the legal right to work in the United States. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES : Perform special projects within Finance Organization, including, but not limited to: - Prepare and coordinate business schedules and related analysis for internal reporting. - Support tax filing, government surveys, and other external reporting requirements.


- Provide ad-hoc analysis of specific promotional programs/events as requested. - Assist in preparing general accounting transactions. - Assist in monthly period end close process as needed. - Develop excel spreadsheets to aid with reporting or analysis on various projects. - Assist in related finance project work as assigned.

Perform all other duties as assigned EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Qualifications: EDUCATION: • Currently enrolled as a full time student with a graduation date between fall 2014 and spring 2015 for a 4 year program, or, between fall 2014 and spring 2016 for a 5 year program (150 hours) at an accredited institution with a concentration in finance or business. • Cumulative GPA 3.0 minimum • Experience with Microsoft Excel • Able to work in St. Louis, MO. a minimum 10 consecutive week internship from May-August 2014. • Permanent authorization to work in the U.S. SKILLS: • Organized, adept at multi-tasking, and quick learner. • Good analytical and problem solving skills. • Good communication skills. • Strong PC skills with focus on Microsoft Excel. • Ability to work in team environment. Job Finance / Accounting / Audit Primary Location US-MO-St. Louis-Saint Louis Organization Nestle Purina PetCare Company Schedule Full-time • Hours Per Week: • Wage/ Salary: Competitive Application Instructions: Apply through this link: http://bit.ly/145BIrC Checkerboard Square St. Louis, MO 314-982-1000 • Purinajobs@Purina.nestle.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13737 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


NESTLE PURINA PETCARE COMPANY WWW.NESTLEPURINACAREERS.COM

FINANCIAL REPORTING INTERN Internship Description: Job Description Intern (Financial Reporting)-13004446 Few companies can offer the unique mix of leading brands, professional opportunities, and appealing lifestyle of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (NPPC), a division of Nestlé S.A., the world's largest food company. Nestlé has over $89.6 billion in annual sales and has been selected by Fortune magazine as the Most Admired Global Food Company nine out of the last ten years. Nestlé Purina represents over 12% of Nestlé's volume with global sales in excess of $12.5 billion. At Nestlé Purina, we believe that an investment in people is an investment in our shared future. Working here, you will discover that training, learning, and growth are central to how we do things, not just isolated programs. Our team members love what they do. We're a dedicated and determined bunch whose passion for pets is matched only by our passion for business. That's why we are a leader in the pet care industry. POSITION SUMMARY: Our interns are provided the opportunity to make meaningful contributions to our business during the summer. During your internship, you will find yourself engaged in various accounting, reporting, and analytical tasks to support the Finance organization along with exposure to practical business application. Performance feedback is critically important to your success and development. Members of the Finance Department provide our interns with constructive feedback and guidance regarding performance, progress, and organizational information. You are encouraged to network and engage directly, actively, at all levels, and across the organization. Based on your performance as an intern and the needs of the business, this internship can lead to a full-time employment offer upon completing your degree. Candidates must be willing to accept or decline an internship offer by December 6, 2013. Candidates must be willing and able to work a minimum 10 consecutive week internship from May-August 2014. This internship is located in Nestlé Purina PetCare headquarters in St. Louis, MO (assistance with summer relocation is available). ** Deadline to apply is October 25, 2013. ** Note: This position also does not provide sponsorship for employment status (e.g. H-1B visa status). You must have the legal right to work in the United States. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES : Perform special projects within Financial Reporting area, including, but not limited to: • Assist and support the reporting on Nestle Purina PetCare financial statements that are included in the Consolidated Nestlé SA external financial statements to shareholders.


• Assist and support internal management reporting. • Assist and support compliance with legal, accounting, and tax reporting. • Ad Hoc projects involving Microsoft Excel and SAP. % of Time Perform all other duties as assigned EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Qualifications: EDUCATION: • Currently enrolled in an accounting major as a full time student with a graduation date between fall 2014 and spring 2015 for a 4 year program, or, between fall 2014 and spring 2016 for a 5 year program (150 hours) at an accredited institution. • Cumulative GPA 3.0 minimum • Experience with Microsoft Excel • Able to work in St. Louis, MO. a minimum 10 consecutive week internship from May-August 2014. • Permanent authorization to work in the U.S. SKILLS: • Knowledge and understanding of U.S. GAAP. • Organized, adept at multi-tasking, and quick learner. • Good analytical and problem solving skills. • Good communication skills. • Strong PC skills with focus on Microsoft Excel. • Ability to work in team environment. Job Finance / Accounting / Audit Primary Location US-MO-St. Louis-Saint Louis Organization Nestle Purina PetCare Company Schedule Full-time Unposting Date Ongoing • Hours Per Week: • Wage/ Salary: Competitive Application Instructions: Apply directly through this link: http://bit.ly/19npqM3 Checkerboard Square St. Louis, MO 314-982-1000 • Purinajobs@Purina.nestle.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13738 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


ROGERS CORPORATION HTTP://WWW.ROGERSCORPORATION.COM

INTERNAL AUDIT INTERN - SUMMER 2014 Internship Description: Job Purpose: Internal auditing reviews the reliability and integrity of information, compliance with policies and regulations, the safeguarding of assets, the economical and efficient use of resources, and established operational goals and objectives. Internal audits encompass financial activities and operations including systems, production, engineering, marketing and human resources. Essential Functions: 1. Works with the Internal Audit staff to conduct internal audits to verify the accuracy of records and compliance with standards, policies and procedures, including audits of internal controls as required under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). 60 % 2. Assist with the drafting of audit reports including summaries, findings, conclusions, and recommendations. 15% 3. Participates in discussions regarding operational and/or control deficiencies with business unit personnel and works with them to develop corrective action to meet regulatory requirements, improve operations, and reduce costs. 5% 4. Surveys functions and activities as assigned to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of the system of controls to achieve established objectives. Identifies the key control points of the system. 10% 5. Participate in financial projects in conjunction with the compliance and/or corporate finance group (as needed). 10% Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.0 Reliable Transportation Proficient in MS Office, especially EXCEL Preferred Qualifications: College Senior working towards Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.5 Completed coursework in Auditing Ability to travel out of state/internationally An Information Technology minor or concentration is highly desired Fluency in Mandarin Chinese a plus • Hours Per Week: 40 • Wage/ Salary: 17-24 per hour Application Instructions: Visit the Rogers career section to apply www.rogerscorp.com/careers Email submissions will not be accepted One Technology Drive Rogers, CT 8607794030 • charlene.diotalevi@rogerscorp.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 11495 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


ROGERS CORPORATION HTTP://WWW.ROGERSCORPORATION.COM

INTERNAL AUDIT INTERN - SUMMER 2014 Internship Description: Job Purpose: Internal auditing reviews the reliability and integrity of information, compliance with policies and regulations, the safeguarding of assets, the economical and efficient use of resources, and established operational goals and objectives. Internal audits encompass financial activities and operations including systems, production, engineering, marketing and human resources. Essential Functions: 1. Works with the Internal Audit staff to conduct internal audits to verify the accuracy of records and compliance with standards, policies and procedures, including audits of internal controls as required under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). 60 % 2. Assist with the drafting of audit reports including summaries, findings, conclusions, and recommendations. 15% 3. Participates in discussions regarding operational and/or control deficiencies with business unit personnel and works with them to develop corrective action to meet regulatory requirements, improve operations, and reduce costs. 5% 4. Surveys functions and activities as assigned to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of the system of controls to achieve established objectives. Identifies the key control points of the system. 10% 5. Participate in financial projects in conjunction with the compliance and/or corporate finance group (as needed). 10% Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.0 Reliable Transportation Proficient in MS Office, especially EXCEL Preferred Qualifications: College Senior working towards Bachelor's degree in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.5 Completed coursework in Auditing Ability to travel out of state/internationally An Information Technology minor or concentration is highly desired Fluency in Mandarin Chinese a plus • Hours Per Week: 40 • Wage/ Salary: 17-24 per hour Application Instructions: Visit the Rogers career section to apply www.rogerscorp.com/careers Email submissions will not be accepted One Technology Drive Rogers, CT 8607794030 • charlene.diotalevi@rogerscorp.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13747 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


UNFI (UNITED NATURAL FOODS, INC) WWW.UNFI.COM

FINANCE INTERN Internship Description: The purpose of this role is to assist the Company with the preparation of various tax projects, including corporate withdrawals, assisting in state tax notice and audit responses, helping to maintain our fixed asset database and assist with preparatory level work for state estimates. This compliance is mandatory for the Company in order to stay compliant with the Federal and State tax reporting requirements. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES: •Assist with maintaining fixed asset tax depreciation in SAGE Fixed Assets System •Assist with the preparation of quarterly federal and state estimated tax payments including required state tax vouchers •Assist in responding to various state tax notices and gathering information requested by tax authorities during audits •Assist in obtaining tax clearances to successfully withdraw entities from various States •Assist in inputting Tax Intangible Assets into the SAGE Fixed Assets System •Assist Tax Department in researching new tax law changes Qualifications: EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: •Pursuing BS in accounting from an accredited college or university •Pursuing a Masters in Taxation preferred REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: •Knowledge of accounting •General understanding of corporate federal and state income tax filings SKILLS/ABILITIES: •Working knowledge of excel •Working knowledge of SAGE Fixed Asset System a plus •Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships throughout the UNFI tax, accounting, and finance organization •Ability to multitask assignments in a task oriented working environment • Hours Per Week: 20 • Wage/ Salary: $12/hr Application Instructions: Please email your resume and cover letter to Chevonda White at cwhite@unfi.com. 313 Iron Horse Way Providence, RI 401-528-8634 • cwhite@unfi.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 13613 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


FARM CREDIT EAST WWW.FARMCREDITCAREERS.COM

SUMMER INTERNSHIP Internship Description: Job Objectives: This internship position is accountable for: Developing a basic understanding of credit and financial services provided by Northeast Farm Credit Providing technical assistance to credit representatives and financial service representatives in the delivery of sound credit and financial services to customers Providing back-up support for other positions within the association Completing an individual project that will assist the association with its operations Responsibilities: Northeast Farm Credit interns learn how to make and service loans and deliver quality financial services to farm, forestry and timber businesses, agribusinesses, and other rural residents. Responsibilities include: compiling and inputting data for financial analysis, trend analysis, preparing loanservicing documents such as narratives or applications, assisting with relationship management, collecting sales register and appraisal data, such as soil maps, tax maps or building plats; searching courthouse records for personal property liens and judgments; and, assisting with updating collateral values. Interns will work with financial service representatives to gain a complete understanding of the comprehensive range of financial services offered to our customers. Interns will assist branch office managers, loan officers and financial service representatives with a variety of projects and assignments in order to gain an appreciation for a typical Farm Credit employee’s workday. Principle Accountabilities: Under full supervision, interns are accountable for: • Lending: Learning the principles of credit analysis, servicing and delivery. They will study a wide range of issues from a farmer’s financial condition and management ability to the industry’s economic trends. • Relationship Management: Learning the principles of effective relationship management. • Financial services: Learning the skills necessary to deliver our financial services to customers. Services include: records, tax preparation, credit life insurance, crop insurance and appraisals. Interns also arrange farm business consultant appointments and will help monitor farmers’ financial record-keeping reports. • Appraisals: Learning the components of accurate appraisals. • Marketing: Learning the principles of how to increase business through promotional activities and outstanding customer service. They will have the opportunity to participate in marketing activities as appropriate and available. • Member relations: Contributing to a branch office’s participation in farm and community organizations. All interns learn how to deliver outstanding customer service through prompt service, high quality service and knowledge of agriculture. Qualifications: Interns should have a current knowledge of farm livestock and commodity prices, markets, farm methods and machinery, farm supply and labor prices, and soil management practices. Courses in agri-economics with basic accounting credits are beneficial. • Hours Per Week: 40 • Wage/ Salary: 14/hr Application Instructions: E-mail resume & transcript to debra.athoe@farmcrediteast.com 240 South Road Enfield, CT 585-815-1963 • debra.athoe@farmcrediteast.com To view this posting on RhodyNet visit http:career.uri.edu & click “Students” in RhodyNet Icon Search with the Job Reference Number: 8640 Please note: If you search this position on RhodyNet and you are unable to find it, the position may have been filled or the posting has expired.


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EARNING ITR302/304 CREDIT THROUGH THE URI OFFICE OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: If the best fit for you is earning free elective credits through the URI Office of Experiential Learning and Community Engagement - Internship Program, here is our program information‌


OFFICE OF EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Internship Program Information We provide academic credit for quality internship opportunities in nearly any field anywhere in the US Students can choose to pursue an internship from our established placements or may design their own Students may participate in paid and unpaid internships for academic credit

Student Requirements 2.5 GPA or higher Minimum 60 credits prior to internship Available free elective credit – student should meet with an academic advisor to confirm credits Good academic and social standing

Important Dates Students should begin the internship search the semester before they plan to intern Internships should be finalized two weeks before the semester begins

Hours and Credits Earn FREE ELECTIVE credits for ITR 302 (field experience) and ITR 304 (seminar) Students earn PASS/FAIL credit for their field experience (3,6, 9, or 12 credits) Students will enroll in a 3-credit seminar offered in class or online Seminar focuses on the intern’s learning experience as well as professional and career development, making the connection between academic background and practical experience.

Summer Internship Hours (10 Weeks) 3 Credits 100 Hours Total 10 hours per week 6 Credits 200 Hours Total 20 hours per week 9 Credits 300 Hours Total 30 hours per week 12 Credits 400 Hours Total 40 hours per week + 3 Credits for the Internship Seminar

Fall/Spring Internship Hours (13 Weeks) 3 Credits 104 Hours Total 9 hours per week 6 Credits 210 Hours Total 16 hours per week 9 Credits 315 Hours Total 24 hours per week 12 Credits 420 Hours Total 32 hours per week + 3 Credits for the Internship Seminar

Tuition Reduced tuition for summer internships! Fall & Spring internship tuition is the same as class tuition Please see Enrollment Services (Green Hall) to discuss financial aid

Important: Please do not sign any paperwork given to you by your internship placement site. Please bring all documents given to you by your placement site to the internship office to be reviewed by a staff member.

The Washington Center Program 15-credit internships available in Washington DC through The Washington Center (www.twc.edu) TWC has an earlier deadline and a different application procedure. Please speak with an intern advisor for further details.


INTERNSHIP STEP-BY-STEP 1 ___ Complete an online application NOW: http://web.uri.edu/experience/welcome-to-rhody-link/ By completing the online application you will receive weekly e-mails of new internship listings! 2 ___ Attend an Information Session held every weekday at 1:00 in the Roosevelt Hall 1st Floor Lounge 3 ___ Meet with an academic advisor to determine your amount of available free elective credits 4 ___ Start the search for your Internship RhodyNet – Internship & Job Search Database http://career.uri.edu to register and/or access your account. Click on the “Student” RhodyNet Oval in the top left corner of the page. www.internships.com – Visit www.internships.com to register or visit the University of Rhode Island Welcome Page: http://www.internships.com/welcome/universityofrhodeisland o Click on “Sign Up for Free” in the upper right hand corner of any page. o Complete the form by entering your first and last name, email, and create a password. o Make sure to select our school location and school name from the My Profile area under “Education” once you have registered. Internship Website- Check out internship opportunities by major: http://web.uri.edu/experience/internships-by-major/ Internship Advisors –Internship advisors are available to assist you with your search. Searching on your own – Network! Consider personal contacts (family, friends, peers, professors, etc.), visit specific agency websites, explore job search resources: o National Internship Search Engines: www.internshipprograms.com, www.job-hunt.org, www.internweb.com, www.internjobs.com, www.collegegrad.com (be sure to use the advanced search feature & select internships only), www.bigapplehead.com (internship search engine for students looking to intern in Boston, New York, and Washington D.C.) o Explore the major job search resources: www.monster.com, www.careerbuilder.com, www.hotjobs.com, www.google.com, www.yellowpages.com, www.craigslist.com 5 ___ Apply/Interview for positions and ask yourself: Is this an opportunity that will help me further my career goals? Could I learn from and work well with this supervisor? Does this environment suit my personality and will I enhance my skills? Do I feel safe in this environment? Will I have an adequate amount of work to do and will I enjoy the work? Do I agree with the goals and mission of the agency? Am I selecting this internship for the right reasons? 6 ___ Accept an internship position and ask your placement supervisor to complete the Supervisor Paperwork (Can be found in our office and on the “Forms” section of our website) 7 ___ Make an appointment to meet with an Internship Advisor. Appointment can be made in 122 Roosevelt Hall or call 874-2160. *Your completed supervisor paperwork must be submitted PRIOR to this meeting* Advisement: Discuss career plan, academic plan, credit options, receive help, etc. Registration: Receive permission numbers/paperwork to register for credits/seminar.

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