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March 25, 2014

Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI)
Entry level financial examiner positions
South West Territory and North West Territory
There are currently two (2) vacancies; both with the Division of Banking. One (1) vacancy is in the South West Territory and one (1) in the North West Territory. Please note: candidates hired into these positions will typically have their home designated as their headquarters city and will live in the territory. This recruitment may be used to fill additional vacancies within the Department of Financial Institutions.

Both positions located in the Division of Banking are entry level progressing to journey level professional financial examiner positions. Individuals will be assigned to assist in the conducting of bank examinations to determine the safety and soundness of the banks chartered by the agency. Examiners will provide evaluation of a bank’s financial condition, profitability, quality of assets, management, operations, and compliance with laws and regulations. The examination functions are performed both in the agency’s central office and at the bank. Assignments will be performed under the direct guidance and review of a higher-grade examiner. The incumbent will serve as lead examiner for report preparation or examiner-in-charge and will be expected to plan, assign, and review the work of other examiners. Individuals in this position will report to a Financial Examiner Supervisor for administrative supervisory review.

For specific job knowledge, skills and abilities as well as on how to apply, review the State of Wisconsin wiscjobs posting.
Sherry Davis
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
Administrative Services & Technology, 608-266-1622, Sherry.Davis@dfi.wisconsin.gov

Becky Trefz

march 11, 2014

City of Cuba City, Wisconsin
PACCE Marketing Intern
Cuba City, WI
Intern to work with City staff on various types of marketing, advertising, media relations, and community outreach.

Tasks for the City of Cuba City include but are not limited to:
Develop and implement an overall marketing strategy
Create marketing videos
Design logos for City entities and programs (City, Chamber of Commerce, Econ. Development) etc.
Write and disseminate monthly newsletters and press releases as needed
Create and maintain an email list for City updates
Assist and provide recommendations to Website Committee on a new website
Develop and maintain social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) for the City
Develop promotional materials for events
Attend various meetings as assigned
Work closely with City staff to complete other duties as assigned

Qualifications :
Current student enrolled at U.W. - Platteville seeking a degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, or a related field
Self-starter demonstrating initiative, flexibility, and resourcefulness
Ability to work independently and with supervision
Well organized and detail oriented
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
Excellent research, writing, and proofreading skills

Preferred: Previous marketing and media relations experience; desire to pursue a career in marketing or media relations; understanding of local government

Candidates should be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week for 12 weeks and must be eligible for funding from the U.W. - Platteville PACCE Summer Internship Program.
Compensation - $10/hour

Website www.cubacity.org
Marge Karsten
 

february 18, 2014

Rite-Hite Corporation
Accounting Internship
Peosta IA

DuctSox Corporation, a division of Rite-Hite Corporation, has an outstanding opportunity for an Accounting Internship to perform a variety of accounting related clerical tasks at our Peosta, IA manufacturing center. Some of the duties include data entry, dispersing orders to shop, credit stocks, process shipments and filing paperwork. This position will work at our Peosta manufacturing plant. Internship to start part or full time immediately and full-time through summer.

Experience and Skills:
Qualified candidates should possess at least 1 yr of a bachelors degree in Accounting or Associates degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong communication and organization skills required. Working knowledge of Excel required.

See information at:
http://ritehite.submit4jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=75029.viewjobdetail&CID=75029&JID=159445

They will be on-campus interviewing for this position in early March. Please encourage students to check out PCN job #66546 and the interview schedule associated with it.
 

Jack Borke

february 14, 2014

Company Name American Trust and Savings Bank
Position Title Part-time Research Associate
Location Dubuque IA
Description
American Trust has an opening in its Investment Department for a part-time college student who is interested in an internship. Preferred students will be in their Junior or Senior year majoring in Finance or Accounting. An interest or background in investments is helpful. Approximately 15-20 hours per week. If interested please email a resume to gmcandrew@americantrust.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Primary Responsibilities
• Assist portfolio managers and research staff in the analysis of investment alternatives
• Perform research projects as assigned
• Maintain various investment databases, update web portal information, and assist in creating investment related reports
• Create tables and graphs for presentation material
• Perform various administrative duties
• Assist in the daily reconciliation of client data and performance information
• Assist with month-end processing and performance reporting

Special Qualifications
• Ability to work a minimum of 15 hours/week
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is a must
• Strong quantitative aptitude is preferred
• Genuine interest in investments
• Students considering a major in finance, accounting, math, statistics, computer science, or engineering
• Ability to research new ideas independently
• Ability to communicate effectively

Submitted By Marge Karsten

Company Name Lands' End
Position Title Accounting Internships and Permanent Positions
Location Dodgeville, WI
Description
Lands' End in Dodgeville has internship and job positions available.
The contact person is Doug Corcoran, director of talent acquisition doug.corcoran@landsend.com
5 Lands' End Lane, Dodgeville, WI 53595; 608.937.5374; 608.772.31086

They are in the process already, so if you are interested, sumbit a resume and cover letter to him by email in the next few days.
There may be info on the specific positions listed on the Lands' End website; I am not sure. I know there a few positions available.

Submitted By Jack Borke

february 4, 2014

Company Name State of Wisconsin - Office of State Employment Relations
Position Title Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program
Location majority in Madison; some in other state agencies or on campuses
Description
Job duties vary depending on the state agency. Learn more about the program at http://oser.state.wi.us/category.asp?linkcatid=342 . Read this first.

To apply, go to http://wisc.jobs/public/job_view.asp?annoid=71313&jobid=70828&org=545&class=00001&index=true . You must also include a Student Status Verification Form found at that URL.

Deadline - April 15. Apply earlier if possible!

A UW-Platteville intern at the Dept. of Natural Resources had an excellent experience in summer 2013. The DNR alone will offer 50 internships in summer 2014! Other state agencies also have opportunities.

Submitted By Marge Karsten

february 3, 2014

Company Name Quality Liquid Feeds Inc.
Position Title Web Development Intern
Location Dodgeville WI
Description
The intern will do web development for internal applications and must have excellent web development tools. Business Admin. or Accounting majors with a Computer Science minor will be considered. Desired starting date: early February 2014

For more information, contact Jim Steil, VP of Information Technology 608.341.9896 or 608.935.2345

Submitted By Marge Karsten

january 28, 2014

Company Name School-Pak Inc.
Position Title Business Internship - Supply Chain
Location Jackson, WI
Description
The Supply Chain Internship will introduce the student to various components of the financial department of a small, entrepreneurial company. Focus will be on learning current procedures in assembly line production, receiving product, production & shipping scheduling, and company logistics. In addition, the intern will aid the administrative assistant in overall company procedures and will be assigned other duties as needed to instill a sense of the interdependence of various departments.

Immersion in our systems will help the intern determine if entrepreneurship is right for him or her.

Contact Gene Schulist, President, School-Pak, Inc. for more information jobs@schoolpak.com

Submitted By Marge Karsten

Company Name CITY OF DUBUQUE
Position Title 2014 ACCOUNTING INTERN
Location Dubuque IA
Description
DEPARTMENT: Finance
HOURLY SALARY RANGE: $12.08
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: An accounting intern position is available to current students with an accounting major who have completed the following accounting courses: Principles of Accounting I & II, Intermediate Accounting I & II and Cost Accounting, will have completed their junior year by May 2014 and be a student in the 2014-2015 academic year.

The intern will be involved with: audit work papers, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, posting journal entries and other miscellaneous accounting duties.

The internship is scheduled to begin mid-May 2014 and end in mid-May 2015. Applicants should be available to work up to 40 hours per week during the summer and average 12 hours per week during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Interviews are tentatively scheduled for March 3-14, 2014.

APPLICATION: Please submit an application and resume/cover letter to Randy Peck, Personnel Manager, City Hall, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-4864 by February 21, 2014. The Personnel Office may be contacted at 563-589-4125 or citypers@cityofdubuque.org. Questions may be directed to Finance Director Ken TeKippe at 563-589-4133. The employment application and job description are available at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment. Women, minorities and qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Submitted By Jack Borke

Company Name Colony Brands
Position Title Three internships: Junior Accountant; Credit Risk Analyst; Excess Inventory
Location All 3 are in Monroe, WI
Description
Colony Brands, Inc., one of largest and most successful direct marketing catalog and e-commerce companies in the United States, is currently recruiting full-time interns to work in various fields. The majority of our internships positions pay $3,250 per month. In addition, most of our internships start in June and last until December of 2014. We do have some summer only 2014 internships as well. You must be a Junior, Senior, or very recent graduate (May 2014) to apply.
How to Apply: Please complete our on-line application at www.ColonyBrands.com (click on Careers, then Career Center). If students are interested in an internship, they can sign up for an on-campus interview at certain colleges. To see if we will be interviewing on-campus at your college, review our recruitment calendar at www.ColonyBrands.com (click on Careers, then Internship Program). The deadline to apply for internships is February 28, 2014.

Submitted By Jack Borke

Company Name Sauk County Wisconsin
Position Title Human Resources Intern
Location Baraboo, WI
Description
Develop and coordinate generalist human resource activities and special projects. Duties include employee classification and compensation, performance management, training, and other employee services.

Applicants must be pursuing an undergrad. degree in human resources, general business, or a related field. Third or fourth year students preferred. Valid Wisconsin motor vehicle operator's license required.

Tentative Application Deadline - March 14, 2014 (Position will remain open until filled.)
Pay Range $11 - $12 per hour.
For more information or to apply, please visit the Sauk Co. website www.co.sauk.wi.us. E.O.E.

Submitted By Marge Karsten

January 24, 2014

Company Name SEDONA AG SERVICES
Position Title Sedona AG Account Manager
Location
Description
SUMMARY:
The Business Support Specialist position requires a high sense of urgency, delivery of excellent customer service, and attention to detail in documentation and procedures. Must work effectively in a team environment and communicate very well with others.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ABILITIES:
• Act with a sense of urgency in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to be pleasant with clients, co-workers, and associates regardless of stress levels
• Excellent time management and organizational skills.
• Communicate effectively with all levels of management.
• Build friendly, solid client and associate relationships
• Complete administrative duties as necessary.
• Complete forms, records and reports accurately and on a timely basis.
• Document employment records.
• Answer telephones according to company policy.
• Able to work overtime on an approved as-needed basis.
• Proficient in Microsoft Suite.
• Assist with payroll process.
• Assist with expense reporting process.
• Provide a positive and professional impression.
Additional responsibilities such as, but not limited to: record maintenance/storage, data entry, general office duties, and other duties as directed by AG Account Manager.

PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS:
Performing this job regularly requires the ability to sit, use hands to enter data, handle paperwork and objects, to speak, to hear and see. Specific vision abilities required include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional requirements to stand, reach with hands and arms, to stoop, kneel, lifting and moving up to ten pounds and very occasional lifting of more than 40 lbs.

** To apply send your cover letter and resume to Katie@careerpros.com

Submitted By Caryn Stanley

Company Name Sauk County Wisconsin
Position Title Human Resources Intern
Location Baraboo WI
Description
The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Conducts research for Personnel Director in all aspects of labor relations; preparing statistics, offers, etc. for union negotiations, grievances and arbitration.
Coordinates job analysis documentation, scheduling and evaluations between departments.
Policies and procedures management, review and development.
Assistance with special projects as assigned.
May assist in the recruitment process (interviewing, reference/background checks and hiring).
Develops, implements and monitor office procedures and policies under the direction of the Personnel Director.
Participates in meetings and training as required.
Prepares, creates and types a variety of documents.
Provides information to employees regarding Human Resources policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.

Additional Tasks:
While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this classification and may also be performed by other.
Operates photocopier and fax machine.
Reserves meeting rooms.
Provides information and assistance to public inquiries.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Training and Education:
Minimum age 18. Individuals obtaining a graduate or undergraduate degree in Human Resources, general business or related field. Third or fourth year students preferred. A valid motor vehicle operator’s license required.
$11-$12. per hour. Tentative deadline - March 14, 2014
For more information or to apply, go to www.co.sauk.wi.us

Submitted By Marge Karsten

Company Name Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Position Title Event Coordinator Unpaid Internship with Non-Profit
Location Dubuque IA
Description
The Event Coordinator Intern will assist the Marketing Director and President/CEO in planning, organizing, and executing fundraising events.
Job Duties:
• Determine event details, including date, time, location, and theme
• Secure event sponsors
• Ensure that each event is properly staffed with employees and/or volunteers
• Answer questions via e-mail or phone regarding events
• Work with the City and other government agencies as needed
• Other duties as assigned

This is an unpaid internship, but the successful candidate will gain invaluable on-the-job experience that will speak volumes to potential employers.
REQUIREMENTS
• Must be at least in sophomore standing
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher
• Excellent verbal and written skills, including clear and effective communication
• Ability to work independently, with little or no supervision
• Fundraising and/or event planning experience preferred
• Valid driver’s license
• Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand or sit for extended periods of time
20 hours per week
Resumes and inquiries can be submitted to Joyce Parsons, Human Resources & Administrative Manager joyce@dbqhumane.org
 

Submitted By Marge Karsten

Company Name Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Position Title Animal Care Technician & Surrender Lobby Assistant - Work Study
Location Dubuque IA
Description
The Animal Care Technician & Surrender Lobby Assistant will assist with the daily operations of the Dubuque Regional Humane Society Kinsey’s Campus’ surrender lobby. This position will enhance the student’s management and organizational skills.

Job Duties:
• Monitor and maintain a clean and orderly work environment including animal areas and provisions
• Clean, feed, exercise, and provide necessary supplies to all shelter animals
• Assist the Veterinary Team in medication administration, microchip implantation, and temperament assessment.
• Maintain knowledge of animal inventory, shelter events and special needs of the shelter
• Observe, document and report the health and temperament of shelter animals, including changes
• Keep accurate, professional and legible records, including kennel information and data entry
• General office duties, including answering telephones, filing, and data entry

Resumes and inquiries can be submitted to Joyce Parsons, Human Resources & Administrative Manager joyce@dbqhumane.org

REQUIREMENTS
• Computer software skills, including Microsoft Office and general internet usage
• Customer service experience
• Ability to handle money
• Ability to maintain confidential information regarding adopters and donors
• Excellent verbal and written skills, including clear and effective communication
• Flexibility to work day, night, and weekend hours
• Ability to lift 50 pounds and sit or stand for extended periods of time
• Animal experience is a plus, but not required

Submitted By Marge Karsten

Company Name Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Position Title Front Desk & Part-Time Retail Assistant - Work Study
Location Dubuque IA
Description
The Front Desk & Part-Time Retail Assistant will assist with the daily operations of the Dubuque Regional Humane Society Kinsey’s Campus’ front desk and retail store. This position will enhance the student’s management and organizational skills.

Primary Duties:
• Receive new inventory in POS system and maintaining the retail store display
• Greet and assist customers with any questions or concerns
• Keep accurate, professional and legible records, including kennel information and data entry
• Maintain knowledge of animal inventory, shelter events and special needs of the shelter
• General office duties, including answering the phones, filing, and data entry
• Animal care, including handling of animals and cleaning of animal habitats
REQUIREMENTS
• Computer software skills, including Microsoft Office and general internet usage
• Customer service experience
• Ability to handle money
• Ability to maintain confidential information regarding adopters and donors
• Excellent verbal and written skills, including clear and effective communication
• Flexibility to work day, night, and weekend hours
• Ability to lift 50 pounds and sit or stand for extended periods of time
• Animal experience is a plus

Resumes and inquiries can be submitted to Joyce Parsons, Human Resources & Administrative Manager joyce@dbqhumane.org
 

Submitted By Marge Karsten

Company Name Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Position Title Animal Care Technician (Summer Position) 20 hours per week
Location Dubuque IA
Description
• Monitor and maintain a clean and orderly work environment including animal areas and provisions
• Clean, feed, exercise, and provide necessary supplies to all shelter animals
• Assist the Veterinary Team in medication administration, microchip implantation, and temperament assessment.
• Maintain knowledge of animal inventory, shelter events and special needs of the shelter
• Observe, document and report the health and temperament of shelter animals, including changes
• Develop a working knowledge of animal breeds and basic behavior training skills
• Keep accurate, professional and legible records, including kennel information and data entry on computer software
• General office duties, including answering telephones, filing, and data entry

Resumes and inquiries can be submitted to Joyce Parsons, Human Resources & Administrative Manager joyce@dbqhumane.org
Submitted By Marge Karsten

Company Name Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Position Title Customer Services Representative
Location Dubuque IA
Description
The Customer Service Representative will promote animal welfare and the Dubuque Regional Humane Society’s goals and mission.

Job Duties:
• General office duties including answering telephones, completing reports, filing, and data entry
• Educating the public on the responsibility of companion animal ownership
• Assisting in completion of adoption applications
• Receiving and processing animals surrendered
• Providing clear and useful communication, including accurate documentation for animal cages
• Maintaining accurate knowledge of animal inventory, special events, and needs of the shelter
• Entering animal vaccinations and ensuring accurate communication of information via fax
• Receiving in-kind and monetary donations and place in correct locations
• Creating and verifying lost and found reports

On occasion, the Customer Service Representative will perform duties that include feeding, cleaning, medicating, and assessing animals.
Resumes and inquiries can be submitted to Joyce Parsons, Human Resources and Administrative Manager joyce@dbqhumane.org

Submitted By Marge Karsten

december 16, 2013

Company Name Free Rein Media
Position Title Local Casting Intern-short term
Location Dickeyville, WI
Description
Ellen Lichtenstein of Free Rein Media (located in Dickeyville, WI) will be casting a new show for the SPIKE TV network between now and January 20, 2014. She is seeking interns to help conduct internet research, make phone calls, send out emails, and organize potential candidates. Ellen has been working in the Reality TV industry since 2006 and this would be a great opportunity to learn and participate in a show that will be produced and air on national cable TV. This would be an unpaid internship but valuable resume-building experience and the chance to connect with TV professionals in New York and Los Angeles. Hours would be flexible but please do not apply if you have less than 5 hours per week available. Looking for people who could devote either a few hours per day or 1 full/partial day per week. Email ellen@freereinmedia.com if interested.

Submitted By Marcia Harr Bailey

December 9, 2013

Company NameHughes Media Corp/Northwest Quarterly Magazine
Position TitleEntry-Level Graphics Assistant
Location
DescriptionSee attached.
Submitted ByDiana Trendt
 
Company NameAmerican Marketing Federation of Dubuque
Position TitleCreative Marketing Intern
LocationDuqubue, IA
DescriptionSee Attached.
Submitted ByDiana Trendt
 
Company NameUW-Platteville Auxiliary Accounting
Position TitleOffice Assistant
LocationUW-Platteville Campus
Description
UW-Platteville Auxiliary Accounting, located in the Markee Pioneer Student Center (Room 1314) has an office assistant position available. Much of the duties are accounting duties. The pay is $7.50 per hour, it is on campus, they work with you on scheduling, and it is accounting experience. Please apply asap to Vicki Strait-Munns if interested.
Submitted ByJack Borke
 

DECEMBER 3, 2013

Company NameReffue, Pas, Jacobson Knox & Koster
Position TitleIncome Tax Intern
LocationMonroe, WI
Description
We are seeking an accurate and confidential individual to prepare income and property tax returns. Job duties will be primarily individual income tax return preparation but may also include preparation of corporate and partnership returns. Job is seasonal, from mid-January through April 15th with a possibility of extension through May 15th. Tasks include some general office work. Our office is located in Monroe, Wisconsin. Please mail or email your resume to the Personnel Director at:

Reffue, Pas, Jacobson Knox & Koster, LLP
Certified Public Accountants and Consultants
901 – 16th Avenue
Monroe, WI 53566
E-mail: employment@rpjkcpa.com

If you have had the first tax class already, or are taking it now, you qualify for this internship. This is a good firm; please apply! If you do apply, you should do so this week.Due to the time factor, you should apply by email (you could follow up with a letter if you want). Please e-mail Jack Borke and let him know if you apply.
Submitted ByJack Borke
 

october 24, 2013

Company Name State of Wisconsin
Position Title Affirmative Action Internships
Location various; mainly Madison, WI
Description
Consider the Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program through the State of Wisconsin. Internships are available with many different state agencies. The URL for the website providing more information and an online application form is: http://oser.state.wi.us/category.asp?linkcatid=342
Deadline for submitting application: March 1, 2014

Submitted By Marge Karsten

october 16, 2013

Company Name Fastenal
Position Title Part-Time
Location Platteville or Dubuque
Description We are always looking for good part time employees in our stores. We rely heavily on our part time employees and teach them all aspects of the business. When we hire a part timer, we see that employee as a future leader within the company.
Contact: John Oimoen, District Manager
1128 Stewart Street
Madison, Wi 53713
Cell: 608.516.0627, Fax: 507.457.2122
E-mail: joimoen@fastenal.com
Submitted By George Krueger
 

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