Posts Tagged ‘jobs for grads’

Grad to Great Job Postings

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Once in awhile I learn about a few job openings here in Chicago that would be perfect for college students or recent grads in need of some part or full-time work…and I post these job opportunities here on my blog. So, if you’re looking for some work you’re in the right place…if you happen to live in Chicago that is.

Current Positions Available are:

Customer Service Rep (at a really cool olive oil import retail store in a happening part of Chicago)
They’re looking for part-time weekend help.
Good pay, non-commissioned based!
Contact Brian for more info at briancorbin@oldtownoil.com

I know Brian and he’d be a great guy to work for!

Graphic Design Intern
Paid Position/School Credit Available
Internship is June – August
Start-up publishing company
Cool downtown Chicago office space
Contact abrown@GradtoGreat.com for details. Please send resume, and cover letter if you wish to apply.

PR & Marketing Intern
Paid Position/School Credit Available
Internship is June – August
Start-up publishing company
Cool downtown Chicago office space
Contact abrown@GradtoGreat.com for details. Please send resume, and cover letter if you wish to apply.

Top 20 Companies That Are Hiring

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Amidst the hundreds of thousands of layoffs being announced every month, there are at least 20 companies still looking for employees (source: CNN Money). Consider these companies for internships as well. In our opinion, the best two companies to target in 2009 for business majors are PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young.

There will be a lot of competition for these jobs, so make sure your resumes, cover letters, and interviewing skills are polished.   

Check out the web sites of these 20 companies or go to GradtoGreat.com for more information about companies that hire college grads. 

-Accounting-

1. KPMG 
(Positions in a wide range of areas, from administrative assistants to IT associates to tax and audit managers)

 –Consulting/Business/Professional Services-

2. Accenture 
(Specific IT skills, such as Java, J2EE, industry expertise and government secured clearances. Also hiring for corporate roles that include finance and sales development.) 

3. Booz Allen Hamilton  
(Software and systems engineers, information assurance and security engineers, and intelligence analysts with access to classified information)

4. Ernst & Young
(Looking to hire 5,000 college graduates in 2009 from campus recruiting events) 

5. PricewaterhouseCoopers 
(Looking to hire 2,000 students on campus for winter and summer ’09 internships in firm’s three core business units) 

-Education-

6. Bright Horizons
(Center and school staff, center and school leadership positions, benefits, client services (sales), payroll, property management, information technology, marketing.)

-Finance-

7. Edward Jones
(Financial advisors and branch office administrators)  

-Healthcare-

8. Baptist Health South Florida
(Talent in all areas, especially RNs, allied health professionals and clerical/administrative staff)

9. Mayo Clinic
(Nursing, laboratories (e.g., research and lab technicians), healthcare professionals (e.g., pharmacists and therapists)). 

10Methodist Hospital System
(Management, nursing, clinical professionals, non-clinical professionals (such as IT and HR), entry level support services (such as housekeeping and dietary) and administrative/clerical jobs) 

11. Scripps Health
(Executives, managers, staff nurses (RN), imaging techs, pharmacists, IT, and service and support people)

-Retail-

12Publix
(People for retail grocery stores, information systems, manufacturing, distribution and other support offices)

 13T-Mobile
( Retail sales, customer service, sales, engineering & operations, EIT, finance, product development, legal affairs, business operations, human resources, marketing, integrated customer experience, corporate communications )

14Whole Foods Markets
( Retail and non-retail. Positions range from administrative jobs like accounting and IT to store-specific jobs in all departments) 

15. Wegmans
(Grocery store in the northeast looking to hire for in-store positions)  

-Technology-

16. Cisco Systems

17. Genentech
(People in engineering disciplines and customer advocacy)

 18Google  
(Engineering, marketing, product management, people operations, legal, sales)

19. Microsoft
(software design engineers, financial analysts, human resources, administrative and marketing and sales talent, particularly in online ad sales) 

Other

20. Burns & McDonnell
(Engineering, architecture, construction management)