Job Announcements & Opportunities
90+ Job Openings for 2014-2015!
The Associated Students is hiring over 90+ jobs for the next academic year (2014-2015), and we want to share some specific offices and positions that might be relevant to your studies.
Come check out the AS Job Fair to speak with current AS employees and learn more about these amazing jobs. It will be on Tuesday, March 4th, from 11am-3pm in the Viking Union Multi-Purpose room. Then you can submit your applications online from March 8th-April 9th at as.wwu.edu/personnel!
Resource and Outreach Programs
Issues relating to:
- Queer identity
- Social issues
- Veterans’ Affairs
- Legal information
Representation and Engagement Programs:
Positions relating to:
- AS Elections
- Legislative Affairs
- Student Senate and Committees
Environmental & Sustainability Programs
Positions Relating to:
- Outback Farm
- Green Fee
- Alternative Transportation
- Environmental Issues
Ethnic Student Center
We have many other jobs in radio, social issues, graphic design, legal information, environmental sustainability, marketing, outdoor recreation, human resources, the entertainment industry, and so much more. Check them all out at as.wwu.edu/personnel.
Program Manager: Experience International
Everson, WA :: Full-time :: $34,000 + Benefits
A challenging, rewarding, full-time salaried position is available with Experience International, a non-profit educational organization based in Everson, Washington. In addition to other programs, EI is designated by the US State Department as a J-1 Exchange Visitor-Trainee Program and brings qualified foreign nationals to the United States for up to 18 months of practical training & work-experience in the fields of agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and natural resource management and conservation.
The Program Manager is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of Experience International’s exchange programs, including the oversight and day-to-day operations of the J-1 Trainee - Intern Program. S/he will oversee an on-going program of approximately 125 participants per year and supervise a team of 1-2 people. This position requires 10% overnight travel primarily in WA, OR, and CA.
- Assure the smooth operation of exchange and intern/trainee programs.
- Develop short and long-term strategies to expand existing programs.
- Serve as Alternate Responsible Officer for a J1 Exchange Visitor–Trainee Program.
- Represent Experience International at local, regional, and international levels.
- Market EI programs and assure a solid base of qualified trainees and hosts.
- Screen and select trainee applicants, set up internships with businesses and public agencies, establish training plans, monitor & evaluate program participants and training sites.
- Conduct orientations, program retreats, and site visits (travel required)
- Monitor, evaluate and document program.
- Update and develop new program materials & newsletters.
- Initiate new program development
- Supervise a program team of 1-2 people.
- Expand a training program abroad for US students and professionals.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher with a minimum of 3-years relevant work experience.
- US Citizen with strong marketing abilities.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
- Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects with deadlines.
- Highly energetic, organized, detail oriented and resourceful.
- Expertise in MS Office: Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and Power Point.
- Ability to manage budgets and use evaluation data in program review and design.
a. Knowledge of agricultural and/or natural resource sectors.
b. International work and/or travel experience.
This position can be viewed onto Viking CareerLink.
Bellingham Senior Activity Center Internships Available
PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN
Description: Provide direct experience marketing an array of interesting, fun and relevant programs to those over 50 years of age to promote healthy aging at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center, a program of the Whatcom Council on Aging.
PROGRAM AND ACTIVITIES INTERN
Description: Provide high quality support to the BSAC, a program of the Whatcom Council on Aging, by assisting with implementation of all center activities. Perform a variety of duties essential for the efficient running of the Center.
This position can be viewed on Viking CareerLink.
Office & Program Assistant Intern
Employer: Experience International
Description: The Office & Program Assistant will work under the general supervision of our Program Coordinator for International Exchange Programs to implement an international training program in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and natural resource management.
Depending on interest and ability, tasks may include developing promotional materials, preparing information packets; tracking program participants on database; working with files; web site updates; responding to information requests; developing and mailing program materials; drafting letters; preparing training manuals; and general tasks required providing quality support to all our local, regional, national, and international program participants.
Office Assistant Intern will have opportunity to work with a small but highly qualified team of professionals involved in international training and development. S/he will gain direct experience with the day-to-day operation of a non-profit organization; the administration of international exchange programs in natural resource management and office management. Intern will refine writing, computer skills, and public relations skills; learn to multitask and prioritize workloads; and will learn about working with different cultures.
Location: Location #1
Position Type: Part Time
Internship Desired Major(s): Business and Economics, Woodring College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences
Desired Class Level(s): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Alumnus, Graduate Student, Post-Bac, Post-Masters
Salary Level: Mileage reimbursement and stipend Job
Approximate Hours Per Week: 15-20
Travel Percentage: No Travel
Qualifications: Computer Literate; Working knowledge MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Access; Ability to work independently and in organized manner; Be a ‘team player’ and maintain a sense of humor; Minimum of 2 yrs post-HS education and 1-year office experience
Requested Documents: Resume & Cover Letter
Applications Accepted Until: February 28, 2014
Default Email For Resumes: email@example.com
Charlie Walkinshaw, Director
PO Box 680
Everson, Washington 98247
Green Corps Class of 2014-2015:
Spring Application Deadline January 24th!
In the next few months, we‘ll invite 35 college graduates to join the Green Corps class of 2014-2015.
During Green Corps' full year paid training program, participants will learn grassroots organizing skills from some of the top practitioners in the country while working on three to five different campaigns such as retiring dirty coal-fired power plants, protecting our drinking water, improving our food system and building the campus fossil fuel divestment movement. Organizers will learn important skills such as recruiting volunteers, developing strategic campaigns and building strong coalitions.
Our organizers have worked on behalf of dozens of groups including Sierra Club, Food & Water Watch, and the National Wildlife Federation. Our alumni include Phil Radford, the Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, Sarah Hodgdon, National Program Director for Sierra Club and Heather Smith, President of Rock the Vote.
If you would like to view a copy of the Green Corps 2014-2015 program guide and application, click here.
This position can be viewed on Viking CareerLink.
Translation Project Manager
Employer: FIS (Foundation for International Services, Inc.)
Title: Translation Project Manager
Description: Summary: FIS is a seeking a part time entry-level project manager to work within the translation department. This is a part time position, with the possibility of additional hours depending on performance and staffing needs. Starting pay will be $15/hour.
Requirements: The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, multilingual individual with a bachelor degree (any field; linguistics, a foreign language or social sciences are preferred) and excellent communication skills. Reading and writing proficiency in at least one foreign language is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have strong reading and writing abilities in one or more of the following languages: Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Japanese, Korean or German. Candidates must be thoroughly proficient with Microsoft Word and have exceptional native-level writing and editing skills in English. The ability to maintain a strong eye for detail while prioritizing time-sensitive tasks under pressure is essential. Previous experience as a translator or familiarity with the translation/localization, international higher education or credential evaluation fields are a plus, but not essential.
Position Description: A translation project manager acts as the intermediary between the translator and the client. (FIS does not have in-house translators; we work with a network of freelance translators). Primary duties include reviewing foreign language documents, providing price quotes, selecting and contacting appropriate freelance translators as well as proofreading and formatting their completed translations to fit FIS style and terminology. A project manager works rather independently and follows specific FIS style guidelines for each translation project. We are looking for candidates who can come in every day and commit to 20 hours per week (4 hours per day). This position is initially part time but additional hours may become available, depending on the workload and long-term staffing needs.
How to Apply: Please send a brief cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Translation Project Manager” in the subject line. FIS will contact the first round of candidates for interviews or online testing by mid-October. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. FIS does not sponsor visas. No phone calls, please.
Location: Edmonds, Washington
Position Type: Part Time
Desired Major(s): Humanities and Social Sciences / Modern and Classical Languages / German, Humanities and Social Sciences / Modern and Classical Languages / Japanese, Humanities and Social Sciences / Anthropology, Humanities and Social Sciences / East Asian Studies, Humanities and Social Sciences / English, Humanities and Social Sciences / Linguistics, Humanities and Social Sciences / Political Science, Humanities and Social Sciences / Sociology
Desired Class Level(s): Alumnus, Graduate Student, Post-Bac, Post-Masters
Work Authorization: US Citizen, Permanent Resident
Salary Level: $15/hour
Desired Start Date: November 12, 2013
Approximate Hours Per Week: 20
Travel Percentage: < 10% Travel
Qualifications: Native speaker (or equivalent) of English and strong reading and writing abilities in at least one foreign language, preferably Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Hindi, Japanese, Korean and/or German.
Students For Choice Campus Organizing Internship
- Available: 2013-14 School Year
- Reports to: Field Director
- Hours: 5-7 hours per week
- Compensation: $200 stipend paid monthly. NARAL Pro-Choice Washington will also help secure academic credit if applicable.
- Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE WHILE YOU GO TO SCHOOL
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is the largest statewide grassroots organization dedicated solely to protecting reproductive rights. We work to ensure that Washington’s women have access to the full range of reproductive choices, including healthy childbearing, contraception, and safe, legal, and affordable abortion. Internships with NARAL Pro-Choice Washington let you build your resume while gaining valuable experience. NARAL Pro-Choice Washington will work with your school to ensure academic credit where available.
Paid Year-Long Internship Available for the 2013-14 School Year
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is looking for responsible, dedicated, resolutely pro-choice students to fill the position of Students For Choice Campus Organizer. Campus Organizers are essential in educating their fellow students about the importance of reproductive rights
- Running a Students For Choice Campus Group.
- Participating in at least two community/campus outreach events per month.
- Planning and implementing 1-2 campus-based events per school year.
- Participating in and recruiting students for NARAL Pro-Choice Washington events and campaigns.
- Participating in regular supervisory phone calls with NARAL staff.
- Finding a replacement at the end of the internship.
- Other duties as they may arise (For example, writing a letter to the editor or working with NARAL Pro-Choice Washington to help advance policy goals).
This internship lasts through the academic year and is done on your college campus. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required. Applicants must be comfortable working independently with regular (but long distance) supervision.
To apply, please email Tiffany Hankins and briefly state why you would be a good candidate for campus organizer.
NARAL Pro-Choice Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.