Capital Region Tech Career Expo

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September 8th, 2:00 to 7:00 PM

Tech Career Expo

Looking for a job
in technology
or advanced manufacturing?
Find your match at the Capital Region’s top career fair, showcasing dozens of employers in the Capital Region’s growing technology sectors.

Pre-registration is encouraged. If you pre-register by Thursday, September 4 you will be entered into a drawing to win an iPad!

Dress for success and remember to bring your resume. Please bring an additional copy of your resume to leave with eBizDocs which will be scanned and distributed to all companies attending.

Dozens of local companies are participating and they are eager to meet skilled, qualified candidates. The event is free and is geared for professionals involved in all aspects of the technology industry, from engineering, programming and design, to marketing, sales and management.

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Skidmore’s Four-Year Career Development Initiative
KNOW / EXPLORE / TRANSFORM

The Career Development Center helps students develop a holistic view of their career development plan, offering programs and services for students in each year to foster enhanced self-awareness, exposure to a variety of career fields, participation in off-campus experiential activities, effective career decision-making, and positive outcomes at graduation and beyond.

  • First Year Students:
    KNOW Gain self-awareness

  • Sophomores and Juniors:
    EXPLORE Experience and Experiment

  • Seniors:
    TRANSFORM Prepare for Life After Skidmore

  • Get hired by the friend of a PAL!

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    NewTV is seeking a highly motivated, creative marketing professional with expertise in digital and social media marketing. NewTV is a non-profit, high-energy media center and television studio in Newton, MA. We are a rapidly growing organization and are committed to enhancing our programming and production facility while increasing our visibility in the community.

    This position is ideal for an outgoing self-starter who is passionate about all aspects of digital and social media marketing and is enthusiastic about making a valuable contribution in a creative environment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Monitor and manage NewTV social media accounts and outreach activities
    • Manage and update NewTV website and create custom pages
    • Manage and contribute to NewTV blog
    • Manage NewTV email marketing database
    • Write press releases and content for website, newsletter and other NewTV marketing materials
    • Manage NewTV events
    • Develop online newsletter
    • Assist with NewTV promotional items and marketing and promotional campaigns
    • Provide quarterly reports for measuring digital marketing growth

    Skidmore alumni listing from Tara Greco, ’87

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Bachelors Degree in Marketing or a related field
    • 1-3 years of digital marketing experience, preferably within a television environment
    • Experience in social media marketing, blogging, email marketing, Google AdWords campaigns, SEO and link building
    • Excellent writing skills
    • Proficiency in MS Excel Word and PowerPoint
    • Mac user preferred

    Salary commensurate with experience and includes NewTV benefits plan.
    Must have your own transportation and be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

    Please send your resume, cover letter and samples of your work to jobs.marketing@newtv.org. No phone calls please.

    HPAC Photo Contest

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    The Skidmore Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) is going to be launching its new website, and we need your help!  During the month of March, we are asking that students submit their health related photos for a chance to be featured on the HPAC Website. While photos taken at Skidmore will be accepted, preference will be given to photos that have been taken off-campus.  Think about your summer internships, shadowing opportunities, medical mission trips, and research projects. We want to see you in action!

    The top three photos will receive a gift card:

    • First place: $20 gift card to Uncommon Grounds
    • 2nd and 3rd place will receive a $10 gift card to Plum Dandy.

    All you have to do to enter is submit your photos using #SkidHPAC on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram from March 1-March 31.  We’ll contact the winners in April.

    Good Luck!

    Official Rules:

    You are solely responsible for the content of your submissions. You cannot knowingly post content that violates the copyright, trademark, patent or intellectual property right of any third party, and you must remove the same should you discover that you have violated this provision. Likewise, you cannot post content that is libelous, defamatory, obscene, abusive, that violates a third party’s right to privacy, that otherwise violates any applicable local, state, national or international law, or that is otherwise inappropriate. You indemnify Skidmore, its Board, officers, employees and agents, from any and all claims and/or damages (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting from any claim brought by any third party relating to the content you have posted.

    While Skidmore does not and cannot review every submission and is not responsible for the content of these messages, Skidmore reserves the right to delete, move, or edit submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable. 

    Recruiting 2014 – 2015 Career Coaches!

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    Career Coaches are Junior and Senior student leaders on campus who provide support to peers by assisting career related tasks, such as resume and cover letter reviews, both in-person and online. Career Coaches are crucial student connectors to the Skidmore community, serving as examples of effective career development.

    Students selected to become a Career Coach will undergo extensive, individualized training throughout the month of September. For continued support, Career Coaches are expected to attend weekly one-hour meetings, and will undergo a review once per semester.

    Career Coaches also work as a team to create and produce a “legacy project”. This project is completed as a group; Career Coaches work together to determine the project. Previous projects have included a webinar series called ‘Knowledgeable Networking’.

    This position is a full time student worker (10 hours per week). Career Coaches will receive premium compensation ($9.00/hour) due to the advanced specialized skills, knowledge, and abilities expected, as well as an increased level of responsibility, working with minimal supervision, and make independent decisions.

    Duties include:

    • Staffing one CDC drop-in shift (2 – 4 PM, Monday – Friday)
    • Staffing one eResume Review drop-in shift (6 – 8 PM, Monday – Thursday)
    • Staffing one Library drop-in shift (8 – 10 PM, Monday – Wednesday)
    • Attending a weekly staff meeting
    • Delivering workshops in the evening hours on topics such as resumes, cover letters, networking resources, and LinkedIn
    • Providing support during large events, such as the Graduate and Professional School Expo or Career Jam
    • Other duties as assigned

    All majors are encouraged to apply.

    Qualifications:

    • GPA 2.8 or higher
    • Proven leadership skills and campus involvement
    • Rising Junior or Senior (current Sophomores or Juniors)
    • Ability to make a one year-long commitment, for 10 hours per week (including some evening hours)

    Application Instructions:
    Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter through My CDC Account (Posting #7474). Cover letters can be addressed to:

    Megan Jackson
    Associate Director/Information Technology Manager
    Skidmore College Career Development Center
    815 North Broadway
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

    Real World Etiquette & Networking Dinner

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    Have dinner with the Alumni Board of Directors and Board of Trustees at the Real World Etiquette & Networking Dinner!
    Friday, February 28, 5:15 PM, Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, Second Floor

    • Mingle with successful Skidmore Alumni
    • Find out the keys to effective networking
    • Discover how to develop your personal brand
    • Learn proper dining etiquette

    RSVP by February 25 through My CDC Account

     

    New Parent & Alumni (PAL) Postings (2/10 – 2/14)

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    New PAL (Parent & Alumni) Listings!
    To view these postings and to apply, please visit My CDC Account.

    • Business Development / Marketing Intern, Melcher Media, New York City, Posting #8850
    • Ceramics Teacher, Millbrook School, Millbrook, NY, Posting #8854
    • Advertising Club’s Summer Internship Program, The Advertising Club, New York City, Posting #8853
    • Paid Post-Graduate Internship Program, The Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA, Posting #8860
    • Associate Project Manager, The Nanz Company, New York, Posting #8604

    NEW PAL Listing: Huntington Theatre Company, Boston MA

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    From Michael Comey, class of 2000. Deadline is March 31st, 2014.

    The Huntington Theatre Company has an extensive year long post graduate paid internship program available in multiple areas:

    • Artistic Producing/Casting
    • Artistic Literary Management
    • Calderwood Pavilion
    • Company Management
    • Costumes
    • Development
    • Education
    • Electrics
    • General Management:
    • Marketing/ Public Relations
    • Scenery/Technical Direction
    • Sound

    This full-time, season-long paid internship is for highly motivated and committed individuals who are looking to bridge the gap between their academic experience and a professional career in the theatre. Treated as a member of the staff, interns gain practical experience, knowledge and industry contacts, they are encouraged to discover their true potential in a creative and challenging environment that fosters both professional and personal growth. The Huntington understands that all cultures are vital to the vibrancy and relevancy of the arts and remains committed to producing works, building audiences, and employing staff members that promote equity and pluralism. We seek candidates who are not only creative, passionate, reliable, and have previous theatre training and skills, but also possess the freedom of spirit to celebrate the diversity of our culture and community. Interns are paid an hourly rate of $8.75 and are offered health benefits. To apply visit: http://www.huntingtontheatre.org/about/involved/pip/

    NEW PAL Listing: Business Development / Marketing Intern

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    From Skidmore alumni, Kaarina Mackenzie, ’13

    “Melcher Media creates story-driven content. We are a small company in the West Village with the ability to deliver big ideas to even bigger audiences. We are dedicated to advancing the art and science of storytelling in the 21st century. We are looking for bright, talented, and enthusiastic interns wanting to learn about business development and marketing on the cutting-edge of multiplatform programs with leading global brands.

    This is a paid, temporary internship (6-12 months) that is primarily designed to expose successful candidates to all facets of the company and to all aspects of business development and marketing platforms: in print, e-books, and content-rich app production. This is an opportunity for applicants to develop and hone skills while deciding on the direction of their career. Ideal candidates should have an interest in digital and social media, editorial skills, art, photography, design, and storytelling; a Bachelor’s degree; meticulous attention to detail; a strong work ethic; and the desire to learn.”

    For the complete listing and to apply, visit My CDC Account

    For questions, please contact the Career Development Center by calling 518-580-5790.

    NEW PAL Listing: Federal Health Strategic Accounts Analyst ICF International – Washington, DC

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    If you want to work on the leading issues of the day, if you want your work to reflect your passion in life, if you truly want to make the world a better place, then you want to work at ICF International.

    Whether ensuring efficient use of energy resources, protecting the environment for generations to come, supporting cancer and HIV/AIDS patients and returning veterans, keeping young people in school and educators informed, delivering results in emergency preparedness, or breaking ground in any number of today’s issues, ICF works in the topics that lead the news.

    We have a passionate commitment to our work and to helping our clients achieve their objectives. We combine technical expertise with world-class analytics. We provide room for entrepreneurial thinking and grass-roots innovation to achieve compelling results for both our clients’ projects and our own company. All our work is done in a professional, collegial, and intellectual environment that allows individuals the latitude they need to perform work that parallels their passions.

    To support our growth ICF International is seeking a Strategic Accounts Analyst for our Corporate Growth Group in Fairfax, VA and/or Washington, DC, focusing on Federal business development in the Department of Health and Human Services. The Analyst will contribute to the development, operations, and maintenance of accurate, timely, and high quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff, including senior Account Executives and Marketing staff, as well as Researchers and Coordinators. Our Federal team is committed to utilizing best practices, supporting each other, sharing successes, and developing talent from within.

    • Support pipeline development efforts through research conducted throughout the capture process, including intelligence gathering, quantitative and qualitative analyses of market conditions, and market research through web searches and data compilation
    • Plan and coordinate Business Development meetings and manage meeting logistics and follow through
    • Support the development of oral presentations, as needed
    • Develop and maintain Federal health account portals, interface with business partners, and other duties as assigned
    • Support pipeline reviews and next steps as assigned
    • Support Federal health marketing activities as appropriate (e.g., at conferences, through webinars)
    • Represent ICF at selected external meetings

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably with coursework in a health-related field (e.g., public health)
    • 1 year of experience in a professional office environment
    • Experience with MS Office required (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

    • MS Project desired
    • Comfortable learning new systems (e.g., SharePoint and Microsoft Dynamics) and ways to present information graphically
    • Enjoyable to be around under a variety of circumstances
    • Strong interpersonal, research, and organizational skills from an individual who is not afraid to take initiative and can stay on schedule
    • Strong attention to detail and the desire to learn business development in a subject matter- and deadline-driven environment

    Professional Skills:

    • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities
    • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing administrative support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy
    • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information
    • Ability to apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for a senior management team
    • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
    • Excellent problem solving skills with ability to analyze situations, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions

    Skidmore alumni listing from Todd Pantezzi, ’91

    To Apply:
    Visit My CDC Account Posting #8838 for more information and instructions to apply.


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