Archive | December 2013

Internship with Jim Brogan Inc.

Jim Brogan Inc. is seeking an intern.  See position details below.

Jim Brogan Inc.

12750 High Bluff Drive Suite 400

San Diego, CA 92130


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

*Problem solving skills. Has experience to resolve urgent and challenging technical issues.

*Lead effort in design and implementation of the App.

*Identify and raise risks as early as possible in the system development life cycle.

*Provide updates to the team

*Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities in              processes, standards and procedures.

*Proven ability to manage a project and meet deadlines.


*Understanding of App design and Objective-C

*Technical expertise in App concepts.

*Passionate about quality and design and testing.

*Strong knowledge of how quality assurance is performed.

*Ability to lead.

*Strong desire to contribute to the release and success of leading edge app products.


*Discussed at the 1st meeting

Interested parties can contact Jim Brogan at 858-617-6133(O) or 619-972-4340(C)


Startup Socials Party SD January 2014

Startup Socials is a global community of entrepreneurs built by entrepreneurs who are passionate about connecting and empowering people in the startup ecosystem. Startup Socials parties combine networking, no-host full-bar, and a dance floor.

When: Tuesday, January 7th @ 8:00pm – 2:00am

Where: The Commons Bar, 901 4th Avenue (between Broadway & E St), San Diego, CA 92103

Admission Includes:

  • Exclusive networking with 300+ San Diego & Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, investors, developers, designers and professionals
  • Inclusion into the global Startup Socials network


  • 8:00pm – 10:00pm – Networking with Chillout/Ambient music
  • 10:00pm – 2:00am – Dance music and party with our DJs (Top 40 / Euro / Int’l House)

Startup Socials is extending a 50% discount off tickets to anyone from Rady School who is interested in attending. Just use the code radyschool.

Find out more about Startup Socials  >>

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Becker Scholarship


Becker Professional Education is proud to offer the Newton D. Becker Scholarship program, created in honor of Becker’s founder. The scholarship focuses on Newt’s vision of helping students and accounting professionals fulfill their dreams of earning the CPA credential by offering deserving individuals financial assistance to prepare for the CPA Exam. The scholarship criteria are based on qualities important to Newt: high moral character, strong leadership and commitment to community service.

The Newton D. Becker Scholarship* program will award over $200,000 in CPA Exam Review Scholarships,  including 20 full 4-part courses  each valued at $3,360. Additional CPA Exam Review scholarships valued at $1,600 will also be awarded.

 For more information and to apply, please visit

Equilar 2013 Research Externship Program


What is the Research Externship Program at Equilar?
The Research Externship Program at Equilar is designed for graduating students who are looking to begin working full-time in the summer of 2014. The Externship is with our Research department and serves as an excellent way to become more familiar with Equilar, the corporate governance and compensation analytics industry, and business/professional careers in general.

The Externship lasts over a two-day period and is unpaid. We will arrange for you to come in around mid-December, when most students are on winter break.

Recruiting for full-time, entry-level positions is already underway. If you are interested, this program will give you a big head start in the interview process. For more information on full-time opportunities, check out

What are the dates?
The Externship takes place during your winter break and is ideal for students who will be traveling home or visiting the Bay Area during this time. It is a two day program for a total of about 13 hours. We will hold the Externship during the week of December 16th – 20th, but are flexible with timing.

Who is Equilar and what does the Research team at Equilar do?
Equilar is dedicated to the idea that better leaders make better companies. Based in Redwood City, CA, Equilar’s award-winning suite of online databases is the first choice of companies seeking corporate governance and executive networking solutions. Equilar’s clients include leading human-capital consulting firms, over 1,100 publicly traded corporations (including over half of the Fortune 500), law firms, private-equity investors, search firms, executive associations and individual executives. These clients all rely on Equilar to provide insight in to the top leaders of corporate America. Also, Equilar’s work is featured regularly in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, on CNBC, and in other leading media outlets.

The Research team is responsible for ensuring the highest level of quality in our compensation databases. Research Analysts read through SEC filings, breakdown and analyze the data, develop proprietary research, and execute analyses for our clients. The Externship is a great opportunity to gain exposure to Equilar’s exciting and fast-paced business environment.

What are the goals of the program?
The goal of the Externship is to introduce potential full-time candidates to Equilar, our Research team, and the general business environment. Externs will be provided with:

  •  Introduction to our Company – Equilar is an industry leader in the executive compensation, corporate governance and executive networking sphere. The Externship will give you a glimpse into how our different departments come together to produce top-of-the-line products and acquaint you with our friendly, collaborative and performance-driven culture.
  •  Introduction to our Work – Research Analysts work with public and private data to support Equilar’s products, develop customized solutions for our clients, and share industry trends via client alerts, reports, magazines, and the media. As an Extern, you will have the opportunity to shadow our Research Analysts and see first-hand what we do on a day-to-day basis.
  •  Introduction to our People – Equilarians are intelligent, hard-working, fun, and overall amazing people. The Externship is designed to introduce you to our network of great employees and for you to see if you can picture yourself as a future Equilarian.

What is Equilar looking for?
We are looking for candidates with a BS/BA in progress or already completed. All majors are welcome to apply! Ideal candidates will be pursuing a career in business and are motivated, driven, and have the track record to prove it. We are looking for analytical thinkers with strong written and verbal communication skills who enjoy working both independently and in teams. Education, Quality, Unity, Innovation, Leadership, Accountability, Results. These are the qualities we seek in everyone we hire.

Are there employment opportunities after the Externship program ends?
Yes! Each year, Equilar selects a group of 10-15 analysts to join our Research team, and we are already recruiting for our analyst class of 2014. If during or after the externship you want to apply, just let us know and you will be given priority in the recruiting process. For those who are graduated or graduating early, we also have a spring internship available.

Is this a paid externship?
No, this is an unpaid externship. We are also unable to provide travel accommodations or travel reimbursement for those who will be traveling from outside the Bay Area.

How do I apply?
Please go to Equilar’s career site and click on the position link to apply:

Other questions?
Feel free to email our HR Recruiter, Megan Lum, at if you have any other questions.

Rady T-Shirt Design Competition

The Rady Student Board is thrilled to announce a creative opportunity to increase Rady brand awareness:  The Rady T-Shirt Design Competition.

Everyone gets to play.

You get a chance to:

  1. Submit Your Design, or
  2. Score the Designs.

Students, faculty, and staff will get an opportunity to design and select their favorite T-shirt graphic.  The #1 graphic will be printed on T-shirts for production, and these t-shirts will be available in a limited quantity for purchase this upcoming Winter Quarter 2014.

To submit your design, please see details in the link below.  The deadline for submission is Saturday, December 7th, 2013.

After we have collected all the submissions, we will send out an e-mail for you to cast your vote.

Please direct all your questions to

Competition Details