Archive for January, 2013

Health Career Connection PAID Summer Internship Program

January 30, 2013 2 comments

Health Career Connection (HCC) provides paid internship opportunities to undergraduate students and recent graduates interested in careers in public health and healthcare, with a priority emphasis on Health Management and Policy, Health Education, Community Health, Environmental Health, other areas of Public Health, Health Information Technology, Health Finance, Healthcare Consulting and Nursing Administration.  While all students are eligible, HCC strongly encourages students of color and those from disadvantaged backgrounds to apply as HCC has a commitment to increasing the number and diversity of healthcare leaders and professionals and also to increasing opportunities for people who are from or want to serve underserved communities.

Students apply into the HCC program, not specific positions. Placement decisions are made based on intern interests and qualifications and site availability at the time of final selection.  Students from ALL fields are welcome to apply.


    • Internships are full-time (40 hours/week) educational opportunities that last 10 continuous weeks (from June through August). All candidates must be able to commit to this time frame.
    • Attending Summer School or studying for any standardized test for graduate/professional school while pursuing this internship is strongly discouraged.
  • Internships are located in:
    • New England (Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island)
    • Northern California (San Francisco Bay Area from Santa Cruz to Sacramento)
    • Southern California (Greater Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Orange County and San Diego)
    • Central California Valley (Fresno, Modesto, Visalia, Bakersfield)
    • New York/New Jersey (New York City and its 5 Boroughs, Northern New Jersey, Princeton)
    • Coachella Valley (Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Coachella, Cathedral City)
    • North Carolina (Robeson County, Scotland County, Hoke County, Moore County, Forsythe County, Triangle Region, and Triad Region)

Please pay specific attention to the application instructions when choosing a region.

    • HCC does not cover relocation costs, housing, or transportation.
  • Payments to interns average $3,000 – $4,000 per internship.
    • Based on applicant’s interests and skills set, selected finalists will be placed within prominent healthcare/public health organizations (hospitals, academic medical centers, community clinics, medical groups, health plans, health departments, & advocacy groups)
    • Through an apprenticeship model, each student is paired with a preceptor who will serve as a mentor and guide, sharing their experience and wisdom. Interns will have the invaluable opportunity to participate in seminars and workshops, which are incorporated in the summer schedule as well as other important professional conferences and networking events.
    • Students will work on meaningful projects and develop professional skills that will strengthen their preparation and qualifications for health careers that are aligned with their interests.

Applications must be completed and submitted by Monday, February 11, 2013 at 11:59 pm PST.

Click here to apply:

The Jones Group, Inc. is Hiring a Senior Project Manager

January 30, 2013 Leave a comment

Company Name:  The Jones Group, Inc.

Job Title:  Senior Project Manager

Job Description:  This role will oversee the installation and maintenance of showroom visuals, showroom construction and NYC retail window installations.  Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work with design team to determine scope of work: demo/construction/installation
  • Work with VP to establish design and construction schedules for new showroom designs.
  • Work with Design team and Management to determine seasonal visuals needed for existing showrooms
  • Work with Showroom Managers to ensure showrooms are maintained and repair as necessary prior to each market
  • Work with VP to establish and manage budgets
  • Ensure all showroom visuals are installed on a timely basis
  • Research and order fabrics & materials
  • Process purchase orders and invoices
  • Conduct site surveys when necessary
  • Review shop drawings with designers
  • Presentations with designers and upper management
  • Source vendors
  • Supervise on-site construction progress
  • Approve necessary on-site field revisions
  • Receive fixture deliveries
  • Help with fixture moves and installation
  • Coordinate storage needs or material disposal
  • Will oversee Visual Coordinator, freelance visual team, outside vendors and contractors

Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Project management skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Computer proficiency in Autocad and Excel. (Photoshop a plus.)
  • College Degree required. (Degree in architecture, construction project management, marketing preferred.)
  • 3 years experience in retail design and/or project management preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Interpersonal skills required.
  • Foreign language a plus.

Hours: 40 per week

Duration:  Full time, regular

How to Apply:  Contact the employer online:

International Shoppes, Inc. is Hiring for Associates at JFK Airport

January 30, 2013 2 comments

International Shoppes, Inc. is seeking retail sales associates!

Job Description:  Retail Associates are responsible for exceptional customer service. Associates work with the store manager and supervisors to drive sales in retail and duty free facilities to the traveling public.

  • Ability to sell across a broad range of categories such as clothing and accessories for stores such as Bulgari, Cartier, Coach, Estee Lauder, Hugo Boss and Hermes.
  • Must have excellent verbal skills, be presentable, have a love for fashion and trends.
  • Ability to speak fluent English and one or more of the following languages: Korean, Japanese and Mandarin. Other languages are welcome since this employment is at JFK International Airport.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, generally 7-8 hours a day.
  • Must be able to move or handle merchandise throughout the store generally weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to pass a port authority background check including fingerprinting, as associate will be working at an airport if hired.

Job Location:  John F. Kennedy Airport, Queens, NY

Duration:  Full-time, regular. Shift and work days vary.

Minimum Education Required:  GED

Minimum Experience Required: 1 year

How to Apply:  Contact the employer by email: or

The employer will be recruiting and interviewing candidates at the Workforce office located at the Queens public Library, 41-17 Main Street, 3rd floor, Flushing NY on Friday February 1st, 2013 from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Bring a resume and dress for success. 

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. is Seeking an Admin Assistant

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The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) operates the Brooklyn Navy Yard as a modern industrial park in a historic setting. BNYDC’s tenants represent a variety of industries like construction, theatrical set design, computer and office supplies, contracting, refrigerated distribution facilities, media communications and promotions, motor overhauling, and metal fabrication, the Navy Yard is capable of handling any type of business.

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation is seeking to hire an administrative assistant.

Job Description:  Must be a highly organized self-starter with strong Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint) skills.

Duration:  Part-Time, Temporary

Minimum Education Required:  HS Diploma

How to Apply:  Contact the employer by mail, by fax, or by email:
Employment Center
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation
63 Flushing Ave, Unit 300
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Fax: Employment Center (718) 228-6029

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is Seeking a Part-Time Associate

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New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is HIRING!

Job Description:  Responsible for providing customers with high quality, prompt, and professional financial services. As a single point of contact, performs a variety of customer banking transactions and provides quality service to existing and new clients in accordance with the rules, regulations, and guidelines of the bank. Participates in the development of client relationships by cross-selling banking products and services as appropriate.

Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday

Hours: 25-29, Part-time, regular

Job Location:  College Point, New York

For consideration, please visit NYCB on the web at: Click on “Careers” -> How to Apply. 

Patra Ltd. Is Seeking an Evening Dress Seamstress!

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If you’re a seamstress into fashion, here’s a job for you!

Patra Ltd., sold in Macy’s, Nordstrom, and all over the city, is seeking an evening dress seamstress!

Experience preferred.  English skills must be strong! Job begins part-time, Monday through Friday, but becomes full-time after the duration of a training period.

Salary is dependent upon experience.

Benefits include medical, dental, and a profit sharing plan after 6 months of employment.

To apply, please call Gina at (212) 764-6575 to schedule an interview and/or a sewing machine test.  You may also fax Gina at (212) 768-7862.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. is Hiring!

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Company Name:  New York Community Bancorp, Inc.

Job Title:  Financial Services Associate- SOS Unit

Minimum Experience Required:  1 Year- a minimum of one year combined teller and/or customer service representative experience is required.  Strong communication and customer service skills are necessary.

Job Location:  Howard Beach, NY

Job Description:  Responsible for providing customers with high quality, prompt, and professional financial services.  As a single point of contact, performs a variety of customer banking transactions and provides quality service to existing and new clients in accordance with the rules, regulations, and guidelines of the bank.  Participates in the development of client relationships by cross-selling banking products and services as appropriate.

Benefits:  Health insurance, dental insurance, vacation, sick leave, holidays, retirement/pension plan

Duration:  Full-time, regular

Minimum Education Required:  GED

How to Apply:  Contact the employer online at . Click on ‘Careers’.

Cirque du Soleil is Hiring and Hosting Upcoming Job Fairs!

January 28, 2013 Leave a comment

Adecco is currently staffing for a new and exciting Cirque du Soleil show at Citifield in Queens. There are many fun and exciting positions available that require your enthusiasm, customer service skills and love of working with the public.


Attend these JOB Fairs in partnership with Queens Borough President Helen M. Marshall:

Dates: Tuesday, January 29th, 2013 @ 10am & Tuesday, February 5th @ 10am

Location: Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Boulevard, Room 200, Kew Gardens, NY 11424

Apply at

Call 212-497-5732 for information

Click here for the informational flyer: Cirque du Soleil Job Fair Flyer

New York Post Career Fair 1/30/13

January 28, 2013 Leave a comment

The New York Post is hosting a career fair!

Date:  Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Time:  11AM-3PM

Location: Affinia Manhattan Hotel, 371 Seventh Avenue (31st St. & 7th Ave.), New York, NY 10001

Available positions include:

  • Customer Service
  • Drivers
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Retail and sales

Register and upload your resume at 

For more information, contact David Rosenthal, (212)-930-8520.

Click here for the informational flyer: NYPost Career Fair

AcademyHealth/Aetna Foundation Minority Scholars Program

January 28, 2013 Leave a comment

AcademyHealth is pleased to announce that the 2013 application cycle for the AcademyHealth/Aetna Foundation Minority Scholars Program is open!

The AcademyHealth/Aetna Foundation Minority Scholars Program is designed to encourage and support research scholars from minority populations underrepresented in the field of health services research (HSR). The program offers support for travel and registration for 15 scholars to attend AcademyHealth’s 2013 Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in Baltimore (June 23-25).,1ccpo,2kep,a3bz,dlgj,ckqy,9phd

Students and fellows from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups in HSR with an interest in HSR and/or disparities research are encouraged to apply. This year, stipends also cover enrollment for a pre or post conference Methods Seminar of the scholar’s choice and attendance at the Disparities Interest Group Annual Meeting. Opportunities to meet with leaders in the field and develop mentoring relationships are a key component of the program. Selected scholars will also become part of a highly qualified and talented community of young professionals that engage in ongoing dialogue about research and professional development topics through web-enabled brown bag sessions.

The application materials and instructions for the scholars program may be found on AcademyHealth’s website at,1ccpo,2kep,281l,1em3,ckqy,9phd Application materials must be submitted no later than March 1, 2013.