May 5, 2015 |

Top 5 Careers: Pursuing Passions

Top 5 Careers

This week’s job, internship, and volunteer opportunities offer something for everyone. Whether you’ve got a passion for numbers, technology, creativity, or people, there’s an opening for you. You can design educational materials, gain experience in accounting, or build an interactive mystery game. Check out some of these great opportunities!

IKEA South Philadelphia: Human Resources Generalist
As a Human Resources Generalist, you’ll be working to keep IKEA South Philadelphia’s HR processes updated and effective. Human resources is typically involved in managing employees and policies, employee recruitment, and training and development. Working with the Human Resource Manager and Store Management Team, your job will be to establish, implement, and update the human resources procedures that ensure IKEA’s success. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to gain practical expertise and leadership skills.

Inovio Pharmaceuticals: Accounting Intern
Inovio Pharmaceuticals is a company devoted to producing improved immunotherapies, and behind every company are the numbers that make it run. As an Accounting Intern at Inovio, your responsibility will be to assist the Senior Accountant in their Plymouth Meeting office. Specific duties will include reconciliations, balance sheet analysis, preparation of month-end close binders, and other various projects. If you’re good with numbers and and analyzing financial information, apply for this internship!

Art for the Cash Poor 16: Volunteer
Art for the Cash 16 is InLiquid‘s annual two-day art sale and party that features over 100 artists, musical performances, and food vendors. This awesome event can’t run on its own, though–it needs volunteers! You can sign up for various days, times, and responsibilities, so you can decide what works best for you. Whether its working the VIP room with the bands, running a beer tent, or taking photos for the website, there’s a way for everyone to get involved.

Citizenship Counts: Outreach Coordinator Internship
Dedicated to educating students on citizenship, Citizen Counts inspires young people to  get involved as good citizens. The Philadelphia office is looking for someone who has a passion for education, and who possesses strong communication skills and social media knowledge. If you’re creative, get involved with this internship that involves redesigning products. You’ll also interface with company partners, including schools, educational groups, government agencies, and more.

Steel Owl: Interactive Game Designer
Are you a tech geek, a game master, a programmer, or someone who has a passion for technology? If so, you’re the perfect candidate for Steel Owl, a group building an interactive room escape mystery game that’s opening this summer in Philadelphia. Students will assist in the game’s technology build, working to develop and create a centralized computer system and all the technology behind it. Candidates should be able to generate concept ideas, and should have experience in programming, robotics, computer science, mechanical engineering, or similar fields.


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