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Accounting Society Bus Trip to Indianapolis, Sign Up Now!

24 Sep

All students (Freshman to graduating seniors) are strongly encouraged to spend a day learning about multiple career paths (Public Accounting, Private Accounting, and others) in accounting for only $5 by signing up to join us on our annual Indianapolis Bus Trip. It is never too early (or too late) to learn more about different career paths.

We will be taking a bus trip to Indy on Friday November 8th. We will be making three stops but will be interacting with most likely five different employers that will cover a wide range of accounting career paths.

Stops will include

1) Remy International http://www.remyinc.com/. Remy is a large manufacturer of motors, starters and alternators. We will hear from one of their accountants who is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and take a tour of their manufacturing facility. This is a great chance to hear about private accounting, see a manufacturing facility and learn more about being a CMA.

2) Blue and Company http://www.blueandco.com/. Blue is a public accounting firm, which means they perform audit and tax work for multiple different clients. They have offices in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky.

3) The Indiana Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Society where two or three speakers will discuss the importance of the CPA license in various industries.

The CPA and CMA designations are two of the most recognized designations in the accounting field so make sure to attend and learn more about both.
I want to strongly encourage students to attend this trip regardless of how far you are in the program. This is a great opportunity to learn about the Indy job market, several career paths and potentially begin a relationship that could help you attain a job in the near or not so near future. Although we will try to maintain this trip as an annual tradition, there is no guarantee where we will stop in the future. So please make every effort to go this year and in future years so you don’t miss out.

We will begin boarding a bus that will be parked outside in the Neff Hall parking lot at 7:00 AMand will leave at 7:15 sharp.

We will stop for a light dinner before leaving Indianapolis and should arrive back at IPFW around 8:00 or so in the evening.

The cost for this entire trip is only $5.

I will send out further details about the presenters at the IN CPA Society when they become available.

In the meantime, you can e-mail me at [email protected] if you have any questions.

Although is not explicitly a job interviewing trip, it is a great opportunity to start building relationships that may lead you to future job opportunities. Or at least learn more ways to expand your job search beyond Fort Wayne.

If you are interested in going on the trip, please stop by the Department of Accounting & Finance in Neff 350. Our secretary, Jane Hirschbiel, will have the sign-up sheet, a required waiver form that each student going must sign, and will collect the $5 fee.

Lugar Academy Washington

29 Apr

Lugar-Washington-SemesterThe Lugar Academy Washington Semester program, which begins this fall, is available to any college or university student. The Lugar Academy semester offers a four-credit classroom experience and a twelve-credit integrated D.C. experience. Internships will allow students to gain professional experience (internship examples are Congresswoman Susan Brooks Office, the British American Security Council, and Senator Coat’s Office) and a unique opportunity to benefit firsthand from Senator Lugar’s experiences and insights as he is the longest-serving senator in Indiana history.

Students will live in Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH).

The Summer academy deadline has passed, but there is still time to apply for the fall academy.

To find out more or fill out an application, please visit http://www.uindy.edu/lugar/washington-semester.

Internship Oppourtunity!

29 Apr

Mishawaka-based company is seeking a business major for a summer intern position as a technical writer.

Duties include:

  • Rewrite all technical documents including user manuals, specification sheets, white papers, and test plans to use the same uniform look and format.
  • Display high proficiency in writing including: creativity, grammar and spelling.
  • Ability to use required applications including: Microsoft Office, Adobe Products.
  • Must be able to display adequate graphics, design, and layout skills.
  • Ability to quickly grasp new ideas and concepts.
  • Proficiency in Spanish is a plus but not required.

To apply:  contact Paula Reed in Neff 337, 481-6919 or [email protected]

Looking for an Internship?

24 Apr

coopCo-op which is short for cooperative education gives you the opportunity to explore how classroom theory relates to actual employment opportunities, while you remain an IPFW student.

You receive a competitive wage and earn academic credit while working two or more semesters with an employer from the Greater Fort Wayne area or you can go to another state.

For more information Click Here!

Internship Opportunity!

18 Apr
SycamoreHills_5_L-e1358532302534PAID INTERNSHIP – Marketing & Ticketing Assistant for the Western Golf Association / Hotel Fitness Championship at Sycamore Hills Golf Club
RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary roles of the Marketing & Tickets Assistant are listed below. Other responsibilities will develop through the course of this internship as needed.
Marketing: • Assist with execution of advertising plan including development of creative elements as needed • Collect, review, and submit all ads for the Championship Program • Organize and submit signage list for all on-course advertisements and hole signs • Assist with fulfillment of marketing partners trade packages • Communicate with all expo village vendors and manage pre and post tournament delivery schedules • Serve as liaison to Sycamore Hills neighborhood residents, managing ticket and parking pass distribution • Assist Dittoe PR with Media Day preparation, set-up and tear down
Tickets: • Manage the championship ticketing system – Ticket Tapp – processing phone orders and managing data • Inventory and organize printed tickets • Provide customer service to those inquiring about tickets or spectator information • Prepare credential boards and admissions policy documents for Championship Week • Serve as liaison to Admissions volunteers and supervise training • Manage the Tickets & Will Call office throughout Championship Week • Supervise all front gate operations including security and expo village
Promotions: • Assist with management of off-site promotions (speaking engagements, sporting events, community events) • Assist development and distribution of promotional materials.
REQUIREMENTS: • Excellent people skills are a must • Self motivated team player • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Comfort with public speaking • Computer skills are mandatory (PowerPoint, Word, Excel and website management) • Bachelor’s degree (complete or to be completed by June 2013)
APPLICATION: Send cover letter & résumé to Sally White at [email protected] / Refer to JobZone posting on IPFW Career Services website for more information – www.ipfw.edu/jobzone

Jobs are looking for you!

22 Mar

New York Life & WestPoint Financial Group

Employer Information Session
New York Life: Thursday, March 28th 10:00 – 12:00 PM  NF 101
[Recruiting for a Financial Services Professional / $40,000/year]
WestPoint Financial Group, Thursday March 28th 5:00 -7:00 PM LA35A
[Recruiting for a Financial Advisor Internship, Financial Planner & Marketing Internship]
This information session is a great way to:
  • Learn more about an employer in which you have an interest.
  • Build your network of professional contacts.
  • Ask about summer internship or full-time positions.
Here are some tips to make the most of information sessions:
  • “Business casual” dress is appropriate – Avoid wearing jeans, T-shirts or shorts.
  • Be prepared to ask one or two questions. This may make you stand out.
  • Be sure to bring along several copies of your resume to leave with recruiters.
  • After the formal presentation, be sure to mingle and network.
  • Light refreshments and food are usually served

Manager Trainee position

20 Mar

menards-logoLooking for a Great Opportunity!? Menards is seeking applications for their Manager Trainee program. The Manager Trainee program is a structured and defined curriculum. The program is an entry-level management program preparing you to catapult a career in retail management with Menards. You will become accustomed to basic store procedures, policies, and terminology. You will participate in a comprehensive three-month OJT program at one of our store locations. You will rotate through five departments gaining knowledge and exposure as you build your own management techniques. Upon completion of these five areas, combined with a willingness to relocate, you can move on and take your first step into management. You gain management experience while continuing to develop your merchandising, communication, and organizational skills. Strong performance and a dedication to succeed will lead to even more promotions and responsibility. Manager Trainees really do move up at their own pace and relocation can play a key role in very fast advancement.

You will need to have a Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field. Transcripts (or proof of degree) will need to be supplied upon hire. Manager Trainees will also sign a relocation agreement to relocate after successful completion of the program.

For more information please Click Here.

Internship for Galecki Financial Management

4 Mar

Galecki Financial Management is looking for an intern to assist in the daily administrative duties. This intern would have the opportunity to learn more about financial planning and asset management while learning essential business skills, which includes:

  • Prospecting/Marketing/Business Development
  • Setting Appointments/Assisting with client meetings
  • Client Needs Analysis
  • Case Design/Recommendations/Monitoring Financial Strategies
  • Expanding Your Personal/Professional Network

The ideal intern candidate would be interested in a career in Financial Planning and be majoring in Business, Finance or Accounting.

Galecki Financial Management serves the communities of northeast/northern Indiana including; Fort Wayne, Warsaw, Kendallville, LaGrange, Ligonier, Huntington, North Manchester, Wabash, Decatur, Bluffton, Berne, Columbia City, Auburn, Angola and Marion.

To Apply – go to www.ipfw.edu/jobzone

Job and Interning Opportunitiess

1 Mar

Work for WestPoint Financial!

To get the word out on our new location we are doing an open house next week on Wednesday, March 6th from 4:00 – 7:00PM. We have some opportunities for students that are graduating as well as internships coming up that might be a good fit. There will be food and drinks and were just looking to spread the word to people in the community about our new location. Mayor Tom Henry will be attending as well. Let me know if you plan on attending and if you plan on bringing any students. Listed below is a description of our financial advisor position details for your review.noname

Current Positions available:

1. Financial Advisor

2. Financial Advisor Internship

3. Marketing and Recruiting Internship

Do’s and Don’ts of Networking and the Job Search

13 Feb

file551263252097February 28, 2013 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Learn tips from an industry employer on the do’s and don’ts of job searching and networking. Learn what makes some candidates stand out over others, and how you can deliver an effective message about your qualifications from the beginning to maximize your potential for an offer. From introducing yourself to an employer at a networking event to accepting an offer down the road, you will gain a competitive advantage by mastering these job search and networking basics.
[Presenter: Sal LoMagro, District Marketing Manager, Federated Insurance]

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