This position will serve as a student assistant to the Public Relations coordinator for the Michigan Gaming Control Board. Responsible for assisting with the dissemination of information to the news media and the general public regarding activities of the MGCB. Acts as a liaison between the Executive Staff, MGCB board members, legislators, governor’s office, and various other groups. Works directly with the Public Relations specialist and Executive Staff on special projects and reports.
The User Experience Intern is responsible for working alongside designers and developers on project teams to create product interactions and workflows that focus on value, usability, adoption and engagement. User Experience Interns will have an opportunity to work closely with business stakeholders and participate in team processes at a variety of levels. As a member of a project team, a User Experience Intern will not only help design high quality user interfaces but also participate in aspects of user research and usability testing
Create user interface prototypes, visual designs and graphical elements for development teams.
Participate in user centered design activities for problem solving and exploration.
Assist with user research and creating artifacts such as personas.
Help conduct formal and informal usability testing.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Full-time enrollment in human-computer interaction, communication technologies, information science, computer science or related area of study
Must be willing and able to work 40 hours per work during standard business hours.
Portfolio demonstrating user interface design and/or user research capability
Understanding of the application of user experience methods such as user research, personas, information architecture, prototyping and usability testing
1 year of course work or work experience with digital design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite or other similar software; 2 years preferred.
Good self-organization skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good interpersonal skills with a focus on active listening and questioning.
Internship opportunities available for students with a passion and goal for working in a photography profession. During this internship you will be a mobile photographer in the East Lansing area, and you must demonstrate punctuality for scheduled appointments. Interns must own and operate their own camera. Further requirements will be listed below.
*Must be proficient in the use of digital SLR cameras in a full manual aspect.
*Interns must own a digital SLR, with wide angle capabilities in their lens line up.
*Interns must have access to a car whenever they have scheduled photography appointments.
*Time requirements will vary by week, with more time likely required later in the semester.
*Interns must be capable of working on weekends.
To provide ongoing support for corporate communications with upgrading, development, creation and management of online applications, including design and maintenance of websites.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned.
•Assist in the development and maintenance of corporate websites.
•Create web applications and components from requirements stage, through design, production and deployment.
•Develop web application/pages using ASP.NET with C# or VB, HTML and CSS.
•Utilize best practices and design methodologies to ensure the success of the projects.
•Suggest and develop ways of improving working practices.
•Experience in developing websites and/or web applications with front- and back-end development experience.
•Practical experience in development of ASP.NET with C# or VB, HTML and CSS.
•Experience working with database-driven sites.
•Experienced with Dreamweaver or Visual Studio.
•Flexibility to work independently or in a team-oriented environment.
•Excellent communication skills required.
•Passion for solving complex and interesting problems.
•Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments.
Schedule: Weekdays based on availability (20-25 hours per week), some evening
and weekend work required. Start date and end dates are flexible.
Education and Experience Requirements:
• High school diploma or GED.
• At least one (1) year of college-level course work with a 3.0 GPA. Primary study
areas could include advertising, communications, fine art, media arts and
technology, professional writing, or related fields.
• Required education, experience, or a combination of education and
experience includes, but is not limited to: the use of a personal
computer with word processing, spreadsheet and database software,
creation of letters and marketing materials, documents and
memorandum, and records management.
• Finally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their
experience and competence in oral and written communication.
• Fenner Conservancy reserves the right to utilize equivalencies where
deemed appropriate with regard to education and experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
• Skill in basic desktop publishing and website management.
• Knowledge in the use of computer programs such as InDesign, Illustrator, and
Photoshop to develop marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, and signage.
• Ability to promote programs, events, and volunteer opportunities in accordance with
Fenner Conservancy’s brand,
• Ability to assist in scheduling and writing press releases and mass communications.
• Ability to adhere to Fenner Conservancy’s short and long term marketing goals.
• Ability to write and compile material to be used in blog posts and print newsletters.
• Knowledge in the development and implementation of social media plans and utilize
Facebook and Twitter to promote programs, events, and volunteer opportunities.
• Ability to proactively identify tasks that need to be accomplished and work
independently to ensure their completion.
Description: Under the supervision of the Chief Engineer, Project Engineer, or Drafting Manager, performs engineering support duties such as drafting, construction inspection, and survey work. Reviews various plans and blueprints, maintains infrastructure maps, and records and assists in organizing and implementing programs and projects.
An employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential functions. These examples do not include all of the duties which the employee may be expected to perform. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.
1. Assists in drafting engineering plans and drawings for public improvements. Prepares drawings of both present and finalized construction projects and specifications.
2. Assembles data, maintains records, and prepares and maintains reports as required. Maintains technical records, construction drawings, site plans, plats, and other documents.
3. Inspects construction projects for compliance with plans and specifications.
4. Updates and maintains a variety of plans and other records related to the physical layout of Township utilities. Assists developers, contractors, and the public with accessing and reading maps and other information.
5. Performs special projects as requested.
6. Participates in field surveys for public improvements, such as water and sewer, pathways and sidewalks, or other public improvements. Operates survey equipment and establishes grades and measurements.
7. Performs related work as required.
Requirements include the following:
• Enrollment in an engineering program at an accredited college or university.
• A valid State of Michigan Driver's License.
• Knowledge of surveying, construction inspection, and civil engineering practices and procedures.
• Knowledge of public works construction methods and materials.
• Knowledge of computer-aided drawing, spreadsheet, and word processing applications.
• Skill in creating maps and drawings, estimating material needs, and maintaining records.
• Skill in assembling and analyzing data and preparing comprehensive and accurate reports.
• Skill in effectively communicating ideas and concepts orally and in writing.
• Skill in the use of office equipment and technology, including computers and related software, and the ability to master new technologies.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications and construction standards.
This is a unique opportunity to understand all necessary aspects of Quality Control, Flexible Manufacturing, Statistical Quality Control, and Statistical Process Control.
Improve processes in Quality Assurance Department by focusing on priority issues such as customer complaint investigation, COPQ, and supplier defects.
Implement an electronic system to track and monitor the status of all active projects.
Develop visual standards to display all active projects in the clinic.
Incorporate Quality Clinic Tracking System into ACE Billboard.
Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's Degree program in Business Operations or Engineering.
Strong academic performance (GPA = 3.0/4.0) Must have excellent communication and problem solving skills and a working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.
This is a summer internship located at AutoAir in Lansing, MI.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Start seedlings and transplants from seeds or cuttings
Identify plant pests and pathogens
Assist in the development and implementation of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) sub-systems
Assist in the assembling and maintenance of drip irrigation and fertigation systems
Develop and construct trellis systems for grapes, raspberries, and tomatoes
Maintain plantings in hoop houses
Assist in the harvesting and processing of various fruit and vegetables in compliance with GAP standards
Cultivate soil and control weeds in field crops
Assist in Peckham Farm Market duties
Assist in training and development of Peckham clients
Maintain safe and clean work environment
Promote Peckham’s vision values and services to all customers and stakeholders
Assist in maintaining organizational wide quality standards
Perform other farm and farm market tasks as required
This position requires passing and maintaining security background checks. Must have access to reliable transportation. Must maintain an unrestricted Michigan driver’s license and possess a clear driving record (in accordance with company insurance policy).
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. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Agricultural experience preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Must be able to use farm equipment including hand tools, pumps, sprinklers, irrigation systems, front end loader, skid loader, tractors, tractor drawn equipment, and self-propelled equipment to plow, harrow, fertilize, plant, cultivate, spray, and harvest crops.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands 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. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to kneel, sit, bend, walk, use fingers, hands, arms, and legs to handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to kneel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities on a case by case basis.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is at times exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, dust, or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud. The employee will be working outdoors and be exposed to outdoor weather conditions and temperature extremes.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
Work under direction from the technical lead
• Assist developers in reviewing and writing J2EE compliant code utilizing standard IDE's
• Responsible for creating Graphical user interface utilizing GUI tools available on the project
• Assist the operations analyst in monitoring ongoing operations and reporting on daily status and issues
• Assist developers in writing PERL/ANT/Shell scripts for monitoring file processes
• Assist developers in monitoring and responding to performance or other operations issues
• Assist developers in writing Java/XML/PLSQL/SQL code to meet the requirements and maintain coding standards
• Continue enhancing own Java/scripting skills on new practices, frameworks and standards
1. Bachelor's degree
2. Mandatory Experience in areas
a. Strong OOPS concepts
c. File I/O
d. Basic PL/SQL programming
e. Basic HTML, CSS
3. Willingness to learn and work on new technologies
4. Good communication skills both oral and written
Combination of research and outreach work to assess traditionally underserved and/or marginalized populations involvement in government planning at all levels. Intern will schedule community meetings, conduct presentations about the Fund, write letters to the Editor about the Fund and generally work closely with community leaders. Must be poised, professional and well spoken.
We are seeking a web author to produce fun, informative articles on a weekly basis, and to update /maintain our internal website. Job Function will be Writing, Communication, Web Design.
- Undergraduate Sophomore, Junior, Senior in a field related to writing and/or web design
- Strong writing skills with fun, yet informative style
- Experience with and propensity to learn about Microsoft SharePoint CMS
- Basic HTML/CSS skills
- Detail oriented with the ability to solve problems and work independently
Tutors in ITEC's iMath program help 4th-6th grade students in the Lansing School District build crucial math skills. Tutors travel to upper elementary schools, working with a single small group of students throughout the year. Students use online math software that learns each student's grade level, strengths, and weaknesses in order to provide customized questions.
Tutors are expected both to improve their students' mathematical literacy and build mentoring relationships with their students. This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical teaching
experience while making a difference for local children. All tutors undergo paid training.
• Proven experience working with children, especially in an educational setting.
• A firm grasp of basic math concepts.
• An enthusiastic approach and willingness to work as part of a team.
• Availability between 3:30pm – 5:00pm, Mondays and Wednesdays, through June 2014.
The Loss Control (Worksafe) Intern position will assist experienced field staff with on-site service and prospect meetings to gain understanding of business operations and loss control methodologies. This position will participate in identifying and evaluating exposures, hazards, and controls related to workers' compensation. In a learning capacity this position will :
Gain an understanding of the business operations, management and organization of multi-location business operations and processes.
Assist with analyzing and developing loss related information, and service plans, presenting loss control reports to management with recommended corrections to physical weakness, reduce losses, and develop or strengthen management or administrative controls.
Assist with preparing recommendations with experienced field staff during on-site surveys to pursue or decline specific accounts.
Participate in training presentations and programs directed towards controlling losses or improving claim case management to all levels of management employees of business clients and small groups or associations.
Participates in job shadowing with experienced Loss Control staff by attending on-site service and prospect meetings to learn how to identify and evaluate exposures and hazards related to workers' compensation. Gains exposure in writing quality reports for underwriting on the current status of an accounts safety and loss control programs and progress to address identified loss sources and exposures.
Gains understanding and learns how to analyze and evaluate extensive exposure, hazard, loss information and business operations and organization.
Assists in preparing loss control reports for multi-location business clients, and gains knowledge of recommendations to correct physical exposures and hazards, control losses and/or to develop or strengthen management/ administrative controls.
Assists in the development of training programs for supervisory/managerial employees of business clients and large groups/business associations regarding workers' compensation exposures and hazards as well as management or administrative controls and methods to reduce occupational exposures.
Learn and understand underwriting plans according to business and state jurisdictions and recommends profitable accounts for United Heartland.
Gains knowledge of workers' compensation statutes and case law, in federal, state, and/or industry occupational standards and codes, and in loss control efforts and advancements.
Assist in reviewing detailed internal and external reports utilizing charts, graphs, digital photos, and other insurance related software to support service direction provided to clients and to provide quality information at a level higher than normally expected in the industry. Additional responsibilities and loss control projects as assigned. This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant essential functions may be required.
EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:
Currently enrolled and active in an education degree program in the field of Bachelor of Science in Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health (OESH), Risk Management & Insurance, related field. A diverse knowledge of insurance company operations is beneficial.
Must hold a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 as of the most recent grading period.
Must be considered a junior or senior status at college (or second year of Associates Program, or currently enrolled in Graduate school)
Must be able to provide references and transcript upon request
Must be able to successfully pass a background check
With proper education credentials no experience necessary. Previous work experience preferred.
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:
Ability to analyze complex information and produce graphs, reports and charts to demonstrate findings.
Ability to create professional presentations and supporting materials.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Strong PC experience, strong PC experience in Microsoft Office Suite and Internet research experience strongly preferred.
Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and initiate projects to meet outlined goals and objectives is required.
Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and marketing skills required.
Ability to proofread documents for spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Ability to exchange information clearly and concisely and to present ideas, report facts and other information.
Excellent time management and organizational skills necessary to meet service call expectations and to control expenses.
Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills required.
Active listening and the ability to actively ask questions.
Human relations skills, persuasion skills, and decision-making skills are essential
The Greater Lansing Association of Realtors® is looking for an accounting intern to work 15-20 hours a week. The internship is paid. Duties include, but are not limited to billing, collections, cash applications, payables, account reconciliations, data input, credit authorization and more.
Working on four-year degree in accounting, business or finance.
Computer experience or aptitude, experience with word processing
Must be knowledgeable in Excel
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to handle constructive criticism with a positive attitude
Ability to work well with others; strong commitment to teamwork
The College of Arts & letters is looking for a creative, talented, and self-driven graphic design intern. Must have a strong sense of color, typography, information hierarchy, and layout. Our interns work with the College of Arts and Letters’ marketing director, communications director, and graphic designer to produce brochures, logos, illustrations, posters, event materials, and other collateral for the College.
-Report to and work closely with the senior graphic designer on all materials
-Design the College’s marketing, promotional, and event materials
-Manage multiple projects with varying timelines
-Work side-by-side with the College’s social media and communications Interns and event coordinator to publicize and promote events to students
-Follow College of Arts and Letters and MSU Brand Standards
-Must be a College of Arts & Letters major
-Creative problem solving and brainstorming skills
-Works well with a team
-At least a 3.0 GPA (cumulative)
-Photography and lighting skills are a plus
-Experienced and proficient in print, web and other media
-Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite including adept at using InDesign
-Able and willing to take direction and work quickly and efficiently
-Comfortable executing in a variety of design styles
-Availability up to 20 hours/week
-Possibility of graphic design credit hours in addition to pay