Interested in working for the state? Check out this opportunity

They are pleased to announce that the application period for the 2014 Diplomacy Fellows Program is now open.  The deadline to apply is Friday, August 29, at 11:59pm.

Visit the forums if you have any questions, or to search for topics of interest. The forums can be found under Engage on the careers.state.gov website. You can also search our FAQs for more information.

U.S. citizenship is required. An equal opportunity employer.

Studying Abroad? Apply for a Grant to help with costs!

Spring Scholarship and Grant Deadline: September 15th

Take advantage of this opportunity to receive funding for your study abroad program!

Each year, AIFS distributes more than $600,000 in scholarships and grants. These awards include Affiliate Grants, Generation Study Abroad Scholarships, AIFS-HACU Scholarships, AIFS-NAFEO Scholarships, Diversity Abroad Scholarships, and more.

Also, log into the AIFS Portal to find out if your school is offering additional scholarships, including a $400 Affiliate Grant.

The deadline for most Spring scholarships is September 15th.

Learn more about scholarships and apply today.

3rd Annual Tech Career Expo

On September 8th from 2-7 the Albany Marriot (189 Wolf Rd Albany NY 12205) will be hosting the 3rd annual Tech Career Expo.

For more information visit: http://www.timesunion.com/techcareerexpo

Computer Associate Programmer position available in New York City

Job Description:

Job ID: 154338  – Computer Associate (Software) level II/Programmer – Salary: $60,460.00/$69,529.00 – $84,151.00  Frequency: ANNUAL

The Department of Finance’s Office of Tax Policy (OTP) reviews, analyzes, and evaluates existing and proposed policies and legislation that affect the Department of Finance and the City.

OTP seeks a dynamic individual to assist with programming, processing and analyzing data. Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Using statistical samples to answer queries and evaluate tax policy proposals.

- Modifying and maintaining existing computer programs that generate business tax samples.

- Maintaining and enhancing micro-simulation models.

- Creating statistical reports.

- Process e-field data: recode sample selection programs, update micro simulation models, and update data verification procedure.

OTPs responsibilities include:

- Analyzing the revenue and distributional impacts of proposed changes to the tax system.

- Performing modeling and data mining for the Office of Tax Audit and Tax Enforcement.

- Monitoring and reporting on City tax and parking revenues.

- Working with local and state-level public agencies and private sector interests in promoting improved tax administration.

- Providing advice to Executive Management and the City’s Office of Management and Budget on City revenue and budget issues.

- Preparing briefing / position papers on tax policy and issuing a variety of public reports on tax-related issues.

NOTE: Candidates will be asked to provide a programming work sample (any language) prior to interview.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

(1) A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented by twenty-four (24) semester credits in computer science or a related computer field and one (1) year of satisfactory fulltime computer software experience in computer systems development and analysis, applications programming, database administration, systems programming or data communications; or (2) A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and five (5) years of full-time satisfactory computer software experience as described in 1above; or (3) A satisfactory combination of education and experience that is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. College education may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience in “2” above on the basis that sixty (60) semester credits from an accredited college is equated to one year of experience. In addition, twenty-four (24) semester credits from an accredited college or graduate school in computer science or a related field, or a certificate of at least 625 hours in computer programming from an accredited technical school (post high school), may be substituted for one year of experience. However, all candidates who attempt to qualify under option 3 must have at least a four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and at least two years of satisfactory full-time computer software experience as described in 1above. To receive credit, all college credits in computer science or a related computer field and/or the certificate in computer programming must be listed in Section A.6 on page 2 of the Education and Experience Test Paper. Some examples of unacceptable experience are: End users of a computer system, program or software package; experience in the areas of computer technical support, computer operations; data entry/data retrieval; pure quality assurance (QA) auditing and analysis; hardware installation; help desk; teaching; telecommunications; experience in productivity software products (e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software, etc.); superficial use of preprogrammed software without complex programming, design and implementation.

Preferred Skills:

- Experience with SAS and Excel VBA.

- Strong data analysis skills.

- Experience with cleansing anomalous data preferred.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Ability to explain complex technical material in a clear and concise manner.

Additional Information:

In compliance with Federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Residency Requirement:

New York City Residency is not required for this position

To Apply:  ALL STUDENTS/ALUMNI’S MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!

Please have students and alumni’s log into eHire at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/careers/html/search/search.shtml, scroll down to the paragraph headed “Non-Employee Login” and go to Quick Search, enter the Business Title ” Programmer” and Job ID “154338” and select the search button to view posting and select the “Apply Now” button to submit resumes electronically.

While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

                                                                     The City of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested in a Career in Software Engineering? Check out this Virtual Career Fair

Save Valuable Time & Meet Tata Consultancy Services Recruiters Live Online!

Class of 2015 Jobseekers are invited to interact via chat sessions and meet TCS recruiters seeking software engineering talent

Vitual Career Fair Dates: August 25 & 26

For more information on how to register visit: https://www.careereco.com/Fair/EventDetails?fairId=3828aa9e-ec5c-4937-8008-a38400cce800 or email  events@careereco.com

Love working with kids? Want some great non-profit experience? Check out this fall internship!

INTERNSHIP  WITH BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS IN ALBANY!

Agency Mission:

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, Inc. provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one social mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Internship Description:

Interning at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, Inc is a great opportunity for individuals interested in learning more about how a nonprofit agency meets the needs of the community that it serves. Every day is different and tasks vary depending on the time of year due to annual events and the projects of others. Since BBBSCR is a small agency, the position focuses on assisting all staff members with varies tasks such as: contacting interested parents and volunteers; helping with recruitment efforts by creating and distributing flyers and organizing mixers in local communities; communicating with schools and other organizations that can refer children; aiding in the planning and execution of annual events including contacting local businesses; and performing typical office administrative work.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in providing services to at-risk children
  • Available 10 hours a week
  • Familiar with the SUNY Albany BBBSCR Site-Based Program
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate with others
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Capability to multitask
  • Detail and customer service oriented
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies
  • Desired Qualifications:
    • Majoring in a human services discipline
    • Availability two days a week (5 hours per day) during business hours
    • Computer skills in word processing and database management
    • Having a car and valid license

Interested? Please send resume and cover letter to:

Alex Krolikowski
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region
1698 Central Ave
Albany NY 12205
518-862-1250, ext. 15
alex@bbbscr.org

 

Always wanted to work for the FBI? Here’s your chance!

The FBI office is currently accepting applications for the Special Agent position.  Individuals have until 11:59 pm EST Friday, August 15, 2014 to submit an application via www.USAJobs.gov.

The job announcement can be directly accessed through a link via their website: www.fbijobs.gov.

Applicants are encouraged to read the  “FY14 Special Agent Application Information” to learn about eligibility requirements and the FBI’s hiring needs prior to applying to the position.

Enterprise is looking for new graduates!

MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM

 

Background:

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is the largest and fastest growing, privately owned automotive rental and leasing company in the U.S.  With over 7,000 branches worldwide including United States, Canada, Germany, Ireland and the United Kingdom, Enterprise ranks #1 in the Insurance Replacement Market with yearly revenues over $10 billion.  Enterprise is a stable, diversified, and decentralized company offering an exceptional career path.  Self-expression, open communication, personal recognition, and performance based rewards; they’re all a part of the basic structure that makes up Enterprise.  Enterprise was also named one of FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in recent years and we were named “one of the best entry level jobs” by The Princeton Review.  While we believe in working hard, we also know the importance of having fun.  Company-sponsored events like our annual holiday party, summer party, and business dinners are just some of the events that bring our employees together outside of work.  We realize we owe our success to the support and goodwill of the people who live in the neighborhoods where we do business.  That’s why we are committed to involving ourselves in the support of worthwhile endeavors in the hometowns and cities where we operate.  We work as a team to make sure we are growing and succeeding – both individually and as a group.

 

Opportunities:                                                                                                

Due to Enterprise’s rapid and successful growth, the New York Group has many entry-level Management Trainee opportunities.  You’ll learn to run a business, hire and manage your own team and gain business training that helps you succeed anywhere.  Enterprise promotes from within, so our trainee program is the fast track to a great management career.  Trainees typically receive one or more promotions within their first year and many double their salaries upon becoming branch managers.  Branch manager perks also include salaried pay, commissions and company car privileges.  Our promote-from-within policy also facilitates growth in other departments, such as Car Sales, Fleet Services, Loss Control, Human Resources, Recruiting, Marketing and Accounting.

 

 

Below is a limited example of some typical responsibilities of a Management Trainee:

Sales/Marketing

  • Market Enterprise services to insurance companies, auto dealerships, body shops, hotels, businesses and other related industries.
  • Sell Enterprise services and products to customers.
  • Assist in planning marketing/sales efforts to increase business and income.
  • Various tasks and projects as needed.
  • Daily customer interaction.
  • Taking reservations by phone.
  • Driving duties as needed to pick up customers and deliver cars.
  • Vehicle preparation.
  • Going above and beyond customers’ expectations at every point of contact.
  • Monitoring daily cash flow.
  • Contact insurance companies for daily authorization and extension of rental billings.
  • Assist in training of new employees.
  • Collections of assigned accounts receivables.
  • Manage and monitor vehicle maintenance.
  • Assist in planning rental fleet growth.

       Customer Service

Administrative

 

Skills Training:

Training begins with two days observing at a rental branch.  From there you will spend four days at our corporate classroom-training center learning the basics of the business.  Immediately after, you begin a structured nine-month hands-on training program.  During this time you will attend regional training classes including:  customer service, outside and inside sales, phone skills, and underwriting.  You will also have the opportunity to participate in our mentor programs, take part in our Diversity Focus/Work-Life Balance Groups, and participate in our Multi-Cultural Leadership training.  In addition, throughout your training, you will have the opportunity to meet and talk to local Department Managers including but not limited to; Human Resources, Operations, Corporate Marketing, Loss Control, Business Management, and Vehicle Repair.  After successful completion of training and exams demonstrating your abilities you can move up to management and earn full autonomy in running a business and managing people.  A base salary is then augmented by a percentage of the office’s profits, making an employee’s earning potential unlimited at the management level.

 

Advancement:

Enterprise offers an exciting career path:

Management Trainee

Management Assistant

Assistant Manager

Branch Manager

Area Manager

Regional Manager

Regional Vice President

Job Requirements:

Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, communication and leadership skills, and a desire to succeed and grow within a busy multi-task environment. Any experience in sales, marketing, management, retail, or customer service is a plus.  A professional image and good driving record is a must.

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Apply:

Apply online at www.go.enterprise.com >Please only apply to one location<


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with an affirmative action plan.  

Thinking about a career in criminal justice or law? Check out these internships in Albany.

INTERNSHIPS WITH THE NYS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL:

The New York State Office of the Inspector General has four  internships available for  highly motivated, detailed-oriented individuals with who possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Interns are sought in the Case Management Unit, the Investigations Unit, as Legal interns, and as Audit Interns.

Pursuant to Executive Law Article 4-A, the Office of the State Inspector General investigates allegations of corruption, fraud, criminal activity, conflicts of interest or abuse in State agencies within its jurisdiction

Case Management Unit Intern
Allegations are received and processed through the Case Management Unit. Members of this Unit serves the integral function of examining allegations to determine whether such fall within the Inspector General’s jurisdiction and culling the necessary information to allow for further investigation.

Interns in this unit will work under the direction of the Case Management Supervisor and be responsible for the following duties:

  • Review and process written complaints and determine jurisdiction
  • Track complaints in a computerized case management system, forward correspondence to investigative staff, maintain filing system, and ensure correspondence is processed in a timely manner.
  • Populate the Intelligence database
  • Draft referral letters to other agencies
  • Perform research for the entire staff, including investigators, attorneys and auditors.
  • Assist executive management staff with miscellaneous tasks as requested
  • Creating databases, inputting data and analyzing such accordingly

Interested students may email their resume and a copy of their transcript to jobs@ig.ny.gov.


Investigations Unit Intern
Interns in the Investigation Unit will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist investigative staff with implementing investigative strategies and ensuring that the data necessary for conducting successful investigations is properly gathered, documented and preserved;
  • Assist in completing reports documenting investigative steps;
  • Create spreadsheet and databases, input, search and analyze data accordingly;
  • Assist with record reviews;
  • Assist executive management and investigative staff with miscellaneous tasks as requested

Interested students may email their resume and a copy of their transcript to jobs@ig.ny.gov.


Legal Intern
Interns will work under the supervision of the legal staff.  All case-related information and knowledge obtained in the performance of these duties will be treated as confidential information. Summer interns are expected to work a 40 hour work week.  Spring and Fall interns work a 8-16 hours a week. Though internships are non-paid positions, students may seek to earn course credit or funding through prior approval from their educational institution.

Interns will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Compiling & analyzing documents
  • Legal research and drafting of legal documents for staff attorneys
  • Proofreading & cite checking
  • Drafting correspondence to other state, local and federal agencies
  • Performing research for the entire staff, including investigators, attorneys and auditors
  • Assisting staff with miscellaneous tasks as requested
  • Creating databases, inputting data and analyzing such accordingly

Interested students may email their resume and a copy of their transcript to jobs@ig.ny.gov

Audit Intern
Interns will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist audit/investigative staff with implementing investigative strategies and ensuring that the data necessary for conducting successful investigations is properly gathered, documented and preserved;
  • Assist in completing reports documenting investigative steps;
  • Create spreadsheets and databases, input, search and analyze data accordingly;
  • Assist with record reviews;
  • Assist executive management and investigative staff with miscellaneous tasks as requested

Interested students may email their resume and a copy of their transcript to jobs@ig.ny.gov.

 

New Paid Internship available at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Instructional Design Internship

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences seeks a responsible and reliable student for an Instructional Design internship to help develop technology-based instructional tools for innovative learning experiences in all teaching modes, including face-to-face, hybrid and distance learning. The intern will join the Instructional Design team and be mentored by the Director of Instructional Design Services.

Responsibilities:

  • · Develop dynamic, creative learning solutions utilizing appropriate media that meet the identified instructional needs
  • · Assist with researching solutions for innovative project support and implementation
  • · Document solutions to frequently asked questions for print and online publications
  • · Other duties as assigned
  • Skills and experience can be any combination of:
  • · Web design and development, web 2.0, social media
  • · Learning Management Systems support
  • · Graphic design, animation, video production
  • · Instructional design
  • · Distance and online learning

Qualifications:

  • · Reliable and responsible
  • · Ability to adapt and learn new software programs quickly
  • · Ability to proactively work on tasks and projects
  • · Strong communication and organizational skills
  • · Attention to detail
  • · Problem-solving skills
  • · Available for 10-30 hours each week
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