Archive | October 2012

La Jolla Playhouse Finance Intern Position

La Jolla Playhouse is seeking a Finance Intern…see details below.

Qualifications
An undergraduate student interested in the financial aspects of arts administration including audit preparation, accounting, budgeting, cash management, financing, vendor communications, payroll and benefits administration. Students in accounting, finance, business and arts administration are encouraged to apply. Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills and computer skills including Excel. Familiarity with accounting software a plus. Aptitude for detail, a sense of humor and flexibility to do a wide variety of tasks are important.

Responsibilities
Intern will work on many activities of the finance department including data entry for accounts payable, cash disbursements and deposits, account reconciliations, bank and credit card reconciliations, research and general office duties (filing, copying and etc.)

Expectations
Intern will work on multiple projects simultaneously; will assist the finance staff with routine tasks and special projects. Flexible weekly schedule of 5 to 25 hours per week. Opportunities available throughout the year.

Contact
John O’Dea jodea@ljp.org

Changing CPA Requirements — Information Session

The CPA licensure requirements will be changing January 1st, 2014.  Accounting students and future CPAs can learn about the 2014 license requirements and what to expect on your path to becoming a CPA at next week’s CPA Requirements Info Session. Participants can enter a raffle and win a prize! Hosted by Becker CPA Exam Review.

Where: Rady School of Management, Otterson Hall 1S114
When: Wednesday, November 7th, 3:00pm – 4:00pm

RSVP via Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/213796825419236/

How to Obtain a Job at a Leading Consulting Firm Workshop

Triton Consulting Group and the Career Services Center invite you to “How to Obtain a Job at a Leading Consulting Firm” workshop on Tuesday, October 30th at 5pm in the Horizon Room at the Career Services Center. Learn about the resources and skills necessary for landing a job at a leading consulting firm such as Bain, McKinsey, and the Boston Consulting Group.

Back by popular demand, the workshop will be led by Andrea Sparrey, CEO of Sparrey Consulting and Career Investment Advisors. Prior to launching her own company, she spent four years with Bain & Co. as a consultant, where she took on increasing case and talent management responsibility. Ms. Sparrey obtained her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from the University of Waterloo.

RSVP on Port Triton is recommended at porttriton.ucsd.edu.

Career Paths to Consulting- Speaker Event: Mark Hoffman

Mark Hoffman, Alum and former Partner at Booz & Co., presents the various paths into consulting and some insider tips.

Date/Time: Monday, Oct. 29 @ 6:00 PM
Location: Marshall College Room (PC West)

Presented by Triton Consulting Group (board.tcg@gmail.com)

Free Webinar: Landing Your First Job in Consulting

Free Webinar for Students
 “What Makes a Candidate Attractive: Landing Your First Job in Consulting”
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
12:00pm ET

Consulting is an excellent option for bright, creative students to begin their careers, offering great opportunities to travel, learn and grow. As a bright spot in the economy, the consulting industry is actively looking to hire a very broad and diverse group of individuals from undergraduate, MBA, PhD, engineering, law, MIS, Accounting/Finance, Liberal Arts and medical school programs, among others.

So, what makes a good student a great candidate for the consulting industry?

Hear from two seasoned consulting leaders – Carl Smith from a large consulting company, Ernst & Young and Hank Harris, the President of a small firm, FMI Corp. – talk about what they and other consulting companies look for when they interview potential new hires. In addition to strong personal attributes among candidates they are considering, consulting leaders also look for fit to their particular firm and test candidates’ abilities to show off their competencies and skills in personal and case interviews.

Join us for a unique perspective that will help you not only prepare for your job search within the consulting industry, but also the interview process over the next few months so that you can find the firm that is best suited for you…and get the job!

Visit their site to Register.

IGCC Seeks Student Researchers

The Position: Graduate and advanced undergraduate student researcher positions with our SITC project are approximately 10 hours/week through the winter quarter, with the possibility of continued work through the spring quarter and the summer depending on job performance. This opportunity is open to UCSD graduate and advanced undergraduate students who have native or near-native comprehension of written Chinese.

As a  student researcher for SITC, the majority of your time will be conducting research, collecting data, and entering data into our in-house database. In addition to this database work, you will be assigned other research tasks, as time permits. Students who do not have the required Chinese language skills but are interested in conducting research on issues related to Chinese science, technology and innovation policy can also attend, as there may be other research opportunities available.

We will be holding an informational meeting for all UCSD graduate students and advanced undergraduate students interested in learning about research positions with SITC on Wednesday, November 7 at 3:30 pm in the IR/PS Dean’s Conference Room. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Heidi Serochi:

(hserochi@ucsd.edu; 858-534-8602) and bring a copy of your resume or CV.

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3 Great Upcoming Business Quarter Events

There are three great Business Quarter events coming up in the next two weeks…don’t miss out on these opportunities to further your career potential!

BUSINESS QUARTER: INDUSTRY SPECIFIC RESUME WORKSHOP
WEDNESDAY 10/24 | 5-7PM | MULTIPURPOSE ROOM 2, RADY SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
GET POINTERS ON CREATING A POWERFUL RESUME THAT IS WRITTEN SPECIFICALLY FOR YOUR FIELD OF INTEREST WITHIN THE BUSINESS INDUSTRY. PART OF BUSINESS QUARTER.

MARKET TRENDS & CAREER OPTIONS IN BUSINESS
MONDAY 10/29 | 6-7:30PM | HORIZON ROOMCAREER SERVICES CENTER
HEAR FROM PROFESSIONALS WORKING IN VARIOUS BUSINESS INDUSTRIES. LEARN ABOUT THEIR CAREER PATHS AND RECEIVE ADVICE ON THE STATE OF THE MARKET.

LINKEDIN: WHO’S IN YOUR NETWORK?
THURSDAY 11/1 | 3:30-4:45PM | HORIZON ROOM, CAREER SERVICES CENTER
LINKEDIN HAS TRANSFORMED THE TRADITIONAL USE OF ONLINE NETWORKING INTO A POWERFUL NETWORKING TOOL. LEARN HOW TO USE SOCIAL NETWORKING TO YOUR PROFESSIONAL ADVANTAGE AND TO CONNECT WITH UC SAN DIEGO ALUMNI.

Find a full schedule of all the quater’s upcoming events here:

http://ucsdcareerservicescenter.tumblr.com/post/32398241012/business-quarter-2012-is-here

Ernst & Young Firm Tour — Apply Today!

Ernst & Young LLP will be hosting a Firm Tour on Thursday, November 1, for the following intern positions.

* Assurance – External Audit Intern (job #760993)

* Tax Intern (job #760994)

* Advisory Services Intern – Risk / Information Technology Risk and Assurance (job #760995)

Don’t miss out! The deadline to submit your application is next Monday, October 22.

Apply today! Log onto Port Triton at  https://ucsd-csm.symplicity.com/students/ to submit your application.

Undergrad Accounting Society Meeting TONIGHT!

The Undergraduate Accounting Society is holding their next GBM TODAY, October 17, at 8PM in Rady 1S113.

CalCPA professionals will be joining us to talk about their backgrounds, how they ended up in the accounting profession, and the CPA exam requirements/licensing process. They will also be going over Resume do’s and don’ts, so remember to bring your resume!

We will be collecting membership dues of $10 at this GBM. Last day to turn them in is next Friday, October 26. Please remember that as a paid member, your resume will be featured in our resume book and you will be eligible to participate in our mentorship program.  If you pay dues by this Wednesday, your resume will be submitted to our BDO speaker as a part of the resume book in the following GBM.

Lastly, a reminder about committees: If you still wish to join a committee, please forward us your resume. Clearly state in the subject line the committee you are interested in and your name. Committees include: volunteer, fundraising, marketing, corporate relations.

Careers in Academia- Professor Panel

Learn more about careers and transitions into Academia at Business Council’s Professor Panel!

What: Professor Panel
When: Wednesday, October 17th at 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Where: Otterson Hall 1S113
Who: Tina Klein, Jean Dunn, Lada Rasochova, Melissa Famulari

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