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  • San Francisco, California, Summary   Seeking admitted insurance carriers who will support using a personal RVs to help COVID workers self isolate to protect their families and community. Probably collaborating with regional carriers, instead of national. Overall this role would be to identify, prioritize and manage risks with this organization. Insurance should be our last resort to mitigating an incurred loss. We advocate teaching others to be mindful of what they do and say to prevent loss. If this philosophy excites you, then you can help a lot of people make better choices in caring for their assets.     This experience will be a helpful conversation starter for future job opportunities after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.     Project Goals   In this role, your primary responsibility will be identifying regional insurance companies willing to write a personal policy for named users of RVs, with a strong preference for admitted carriers.  Identify at least 3 insurance carriers in each state where we support frontline workers. The other areas of responsibility within this role are to access and improve the overall risk management, recommendations for mitigation and educational activities. Much of the groundwork has already be done and can be improved upon in the following areas: Property damage (Wear and Tear Prevention) Screening, Applications and Contracts RV Cleaning Communication Policy (Internal/External) Data Management Policy   Time Frame   Estimated time for completion is 15-20 hours having the project due 2 weeks after the start date.   This is a time sensitive project. We reached out to a national carrier thinking they would cover us in all 50 states and they would not. We are very time challenged and need help identifying carriers that would like to help. This will create market awareness and goodwill for any company supporting this effort.     Qualifications   You must have some risk management / insurance knowledge and/or similar experience, so that this opportunity can further your professional development goals.   Experience that demonstrates acquired wisdom in loss exposure analysis, risk allocation or risk transfer with actions and results Able to work in a dynamic and fast-changing environment Self motivated to continuously acquire new knowledge and/or develop new skills Attention to detail and ability to think critically about the task at hand Strong communication skills – verbal and written Self-starter who wants to make a difference Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel) Experience with video production software highly valued Able to work remotely   Disasters are always a highly dynamic situation, so this position will require flexible thinking, patience when required, tolerance for stress as it arises, and good communication skills.    Each member of our team shares a mutual commitment to each other for creating the best experience possible. It is our sincere hope to facilitate personal growth and friendships that will be cherished for a lifetime.     Thank you for your interest. We wish you well in your days ahead.   ~ Friends of RVMatchMaker.ORG     For more details and to submit an application on our website, visit: https://RVMatchMaker.org/opportunities The position is unpaid, but opportunities for academic credit is available. We hope for the time invested, that not only do you contribute to the well being of communities around the nation, but also we hope you will have strong personal growth and a notable resume builder opportunity.
  • California, The Hanover Insurance Group is seeking to attract exceptional college students for our Summer Internship Program, which provides meaningful opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as rewarding career path options.   Position Summary:   The Hanover’s Internship Program provides college students with the opportunity to work on a variety of critical business assignments, test your skills, use your academic knowledge and match your interests to a real job over the course of 10 weeks. Through the program, you will be supported and mentored by a community of exceptional talent including: leaders, managers, subject matter experts and recent graduates who are just getting started in our dynamic industry. As part of your experience, you will also participate in a cross-functional team building project focused on corporate philanthropy, as well as attend weekly development workshops with your intern peers. We have very high expectations of our participants and anticipate their strong dedication to the program and to our company.  We expect candidates to have a sense of ownership in their career development and a commitment to excellence. We recruit highly skilled students for potential future full-time employment opportunities, upon graduation. The Hanover’s Internship Program is 10 weeks in duration throughout the summer (June – mid August). We will be taking applications for our program on an ongoing basis from September to February. Qualified applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by a member of The Hanover University Relations team to discuss next steps. We receive a high volume of applications for our internship program each year and thank you for your patience during our review and interview process.  Please Note: You will need to apply through www.jobs.hanover.com for your internship application to be considered. Responsibilities/Essential Functions: Support various underwriting functions in partnership with assigned Underwriters, Technicians, and Associates. Assist with underwriting transactions, service standards, agency relationships, and compliance rules and documentation. Prepare and provide key data and follow up on outstanding issues. Perform line of business (LOB) analyses to evaluate accounts. Create and present a final presentation for management and leadership members at the close of the internship program highlighting the work you accomplished throughout the summer.   Position Requirements: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred. Ability to commit to a full time 10 week internship program. Ability to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. 0-2 years of professional working experience. Marketing and sales orientation. Entrepreneurial minded and innovative. Ability to problem solve and leverage available resources. Service oriented with a high level of responsiveness. Communicates effectively with internal and external partners both verbally and in written communications. If internship is a in-person engagement and the intern lives more than 50 miles from the office they are scheduled to work in a $1,500 stipend will be provided for travel/housing costs.
  • San Francisco, California, Highwire’s Internship Program stands out in our industry. With dedicated managers and mentors supporting your growth and an immediate contributing role on real client teams, Highwire interns get the coaching and experience that builds confidence and hones PR skills. We are looking for recent college graduates who are passionate about pursuing a career in PR and will take the initiative to make the most of this opportunity. This position can be located in San Francisco, New York, Boston, or Chicago  Responsibilities Include Attending client meetings and the art of the action item Compiling media coverage into client facing clip reports Researching reporters, blogs and social media sites Trend research Drafting pitches and press materials Conducting customer interviews Writing press releases and blog posts Social media Advanced measurement and reporting This is a paid position, for six months with a substantial review at three months. Successful interns may be offered full time employment (we’re rooting for you!)  If you know that PR is the only career for you and you meet the requirements above, please apply with a cover letter and resume as attachments. We will only contact applicants chosen for interviews; we apologize that we cannot respond to every applicant. Requirements College graduate An enthusiastic self-starter with a ‘can do’ attitude An eye for detail and an ability to multi-task Strong writing and editing skills Ability to navigate and master social media and social networking sites Genuine interest in technology and technology companies A background and/or experience in PR, journalism, English, political campaigns, technology and/or marketing is preferred This is an hourly paid role
  • San Jose, California, Who We Are Cisco’s Corporate Development team drives Cisco's long-term growth strategy through acquisitions and venture capital investments. The team dedicatedly sources new opportunities, develops strategic perspectives on creative market segments, executes on M&A transactions and actively handles VC investments. Cisco is looking to add a few rare team members to grow its organization and support the company’s continued growth. Managers are an integral part of the deal team and will lead/support a wide range of activities.   What You'll Do You will identify and evaluate strategic investment and acquisition opportunities You will develop an “outside-in” view on market trends and shifts which impact Cisco and our customers You will be able to understand industry landscapes, conduct market analysis and perform company benchmarking You will help build the business case and model returns in close partnership with business unit leaders You will negotiate deal-terms, lead strategic execution, and manage all stages of due diligence You will work collaboratively across functional teams (i.e. engineering, finance, integration, legal, HR, tax) to drive timelines and execute on transactions You will provide senior executives with necessary insight to drive intelligent, informed decision-making   Who You'll Work With Cisco is a leading high-tech company that delivers the network that powers the Internet and offers Enterprise, Data Center, Service Provider, Collaboration, Cloud, Security, IoT, and Analytics platforms. Cisco Investments/Corporate Development is responsible for global M&A and venture investments. We are consistently one of the most active acquisition and investment teams in technology. Our global team includes more than 40 deal professionals and portfolio development specialists with deep market and technology expertise, and we have a local presence in major geographies, including the US, Europe, Israel, China, India and Singapore. As an active investor for over 20 years, Cisco Investments has invested in hundreds of companies across different segments and helped them build to successful IPOs or acquisitions. We have an active portfolio of >$2B with direct investments around the world, and we hold Limited Partner positions in over 45 funds globally. With an active portfolio of over 120 companies and having completed 217 acquisitions, the team has unparalleled experience and visibility across the tech industry.   Who You Are You should be entering your final year of studies towards an MBA degree Experience in corporate development, investment banking, management consulting or venture capital/private equity Demonstrated interest in enterprise technology and familiarity with Cisco products Strong interpersonal skills, team player and ability to drive impact across teams Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, including experience building financial models and valuing companies Intellectually curious thinker, highly motivated, adaptable and a mature standout colleague
  • Modesto, California, Why E. & J. Gallo Winery? Named a Glassdoor "Best Places to Work" four years in row, we couldn't be prouder of our company culture. As the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100+ unique wine and spirits brands, our products are synonymous with life's special occasions. Come celebrate with us! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing   WHAT YOU WILL DO During your 10-week MBA SLDP IT internship at Gallo, you’ll be responsible for a project with similar responsibilities to those of our full-time employees. These projects will give you exposure to our functional areas and business, while also challenging you to apply your knowledge and expertise to real business problems.  Our interns work on high-impact and highly-visible assignments in Information Technology.    Our technology business consultants are at the center of the business – learning about their unique challenges and partnering to understand & anticipate their needs and translate those needs to technology-based solutions.   Internship Highlights Include: A challenging 10-week project with real deliverables in Information Technology Projects will align with one of the Full Time SLDP Technology rotation areas outlined below Supportive and fun co-workers in a rapidly growing industry, including 20(+) other elite MBAs Weekly intern events ranging from executive dinners to excursions in wine country   Gallo summer internships are a direct pipeline to full time positions in our  MBA Strategic Leadership Development Program , which offers challenging assignments tailored around your individual career path.  In this program, you’ll receive immediate responsibility and broad exposure to our growing business.  This is your opportunity to be in the middle of the action – in strategic positions with frequent exposure to company leaders, core businesses, and technologies – where you can quickly make meaningful contributions.     This flexible program will allow you to develop a robust expertise through functionally specific rotations in Information Technology, Finance, or Supply Chain. Your journey through this program is just the beginning. Through your rotations, you’ll gain an understanding of what areas are a match for your skills and interests. Additionally, employees may elect to do a rotation that allows for cross functional experience in a different area based on individual interests and skill sets. Following the program, you will take on a management role that will help you continue to grow as a leader.  You may return to one of your previous rotation groups or pursue an opportunity elsewhere within the company. We have identified some possible 12 to 24 month rotations within the areas below, but new opportunities are always emerging.  MBA SLDP alumni are leading groups across the company and across the globe. Apply now to be next!   About the Full Time MBA Strategic Leadership Development Program(SLDP) Highlights include: Becoming an expert in Information Technology, Finance, or Supply Chain Over 20 rotational opportunities across Finance, Information Technology and Supply Chain 12-24 Month Rotation schedule allows you to take ownership of your projects and show results Program length can vary, but most MBAs will spend 3 to 5 years in rotations before moving into a manager role   Technology Rotations You’ll have the opportunity to be an internal business consultant driving strategic direction for technology projects and process redesign, leading projects in: Business and Process Analysis –  Design new service models for leveraging Big Data, Cloud, Social Media and Mobility Business Relationship Management –  Manage relationships across the winery, working closely with business partners to define the department’s goals and how they can be met Sales and Marketing -  Provide technical innovation and dynamic solutions to help us grow in the marketplace Direct to Consumer –  Lead projects to influence digital marketing, marketing automation, e-commerce, as well as other consumer-facing technologies across Gallo’s brands Category Management –  Champion the adoption of new technologies that help to analyze market, sales, and forecast data to identify unseen business opportunities Wine & Grape Supply –  Manage critical technical projects to help the winery match product demand with grape supply Supply Chain & Operations –  Design, Develop, and Implement technology solutions driving operational excellence Finance & HR –  Drive strategic technology initiatives to streamline and modernize the winery’s corporate systems   Finance Rotations You can make a strategic impact on the winery every day while empowering growth with insights and analysis, often partnering with people in marketing, operations, sales and winemaking on projects in: Brand Team Finance:  Develop long and short-term strategic direction to support marketing, sales, and new products Financial Planning and Strategy:  Lead long-range strategic planning and corporate finance projects, including acquisition analysis, competitive benchmarking, and profitability analysis Operations Finance:  Provide financial leadership to multiple wineries, bottling facilities, and supply chain Sales Finance:  Develop profitability analysis, advertising spend management, and sales investment decision making Revenue Management:   Develop pricing and promotion strategies to improve financial performance Wine & Grape Supply:  Manage long-term strategic planning, working closely with winemaking, production, forecasting, and marketing to optimize the Gallo grape portfolio Sourcing:  Align the needs of the marketing and supply chain organizations by leading negotiations with suppliers   Supply Chain Rotations With the scale of our operations, you will never run out of stimulating and interesting challenges.  Thinking big is a key part of your job, as you manage projects in: Supply Planning:  Drive Strategy for material planning, finished goods inventory, and Sales and Operation Planning New Products & Development:   Lead cross-functional project teams to bring New Products to market Customer Service:  Balance cost, quality, and service by leading process reengineering projects for our Logistics, Distribution, and Customer Service Teams Lean Six Sigma:  Manage cross-functional teams in strategic initiatives using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies Quality:   Drive strategic process and system improvements in the Quality Services organization to create transformational change that will better support production, R&D, and food safety requirements Operations:   Lead diverse teams in production or warehouse environments to drive service, cost, and quality Sourcing:  Align the needs of the marketing and supply chain organizations by leading negotiations with suppliers   Location Gallo's corporate offices are in Modesto, California, in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley.  Modesto enjoys sunshine more than three quarters of the year. It’s the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. Play a round of golf, go river rafting, or just enjoy one of our many parks.  To the west, you’re only a 90-minute drive from San Francisco and all that the beautiful Bay Area offers. Travel to the east, and you could be skiing the Sierra Nevada or backpacking at Yosemite National Park. There’s always something to do.  Some employees choose to live in the East Bay suburbs of San Francisco (and a few even decide to live in the city).  Gallo offers a free shuttle from the East Bay (Dublin, Pleasanton) that has Wi-Fi, so you can sit back and enjoy your commute.                                                                                                                                           MBA Immersion Program MBA hires will have the opportunity to participate in the MBA Immersion Program, which starts with a multi-day onboarding program that is designed to develop wine and spirits industry knowledge, provide exposure to senior leadership, and build cross functional connections across the organization.  Following the initial onboarding, new MBA hires will also tour vineyards, crush facilities and Gallo’s glass and bottling operations to see first-hand how Gallo produces world class wines from start to finish.  Additionally, you’ll participate in senior leadership lunches, networking opportunities, mentorship programming and wine trainings.      WHAT YOU WILL NEED Currently enrolled in an MBA program. Three years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA. High school diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate and a Bachelor’s degree. Strong presentation skills and a proven ability to effectively present information to management groups in required. Superior strategic, creative, and analytical problem-solving skills. Proven leadership skills, business acumen, and communications skills.   WHAT WILL SET YOU APART Currently enrolled in an MBA program in first year Four years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA   physical demands and work environment  The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.   Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.     How to Apply ALL candidates who wish to be considered need to complete our company application.     Link to Apply: https://tinyurl.com/NBMBAAGalloIT

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