June 16, 2015 |

Top 5 Careers:The Spectrum of Administration


The term “administration” seems to cover almost possible job responsibility these days, and the reality is that it needs to. Every aspect of the day-to-day operations of an organization or company demands quality oversight, and that is what all five of the positions in this week’s Top 5 Careers have in common. Interested in finance administration? Parkway Corporation and Waddell & Reed are your go-tos. Want to gain experience in more general administration? International Sculpture Center and The Burkhart Group are looking for you. Finally, do you want to put your administrative as well as your clinical skills to work? Bancroft needs a clinical associate. Read more below!

Bancroft: ABA Clinical Associate

Do you have a degree in psychology, special education, or a related field? Bancroft, a leading provider of programs and supports for children and adults with autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities, and those in need of neurological rehabilitation, is seeking a clinical associate for their Lindens Neurobehavioral Stabilization Unit. Responsibilities will include participating actively in the learning experiences and life growth of each individual within the program area, acting as a role model for the residents and carry out the specific responsibilities of advocate, and implementing behavioral assessment/treatment plans, including compliance procedures. Experience with developmentally disabled or brain injury populations is preferred.

Parkway Corporation: Budget Analyst Intern

Rising juniors and seniors with a background in finance and business: apply for the budget analyst intern position at Parkway Corporation, a leader in parking management and real estate development! The position duties will include running financial reports out of Oracle Financial Database, uploading data into Excel budget templates, communicating with field managers to complete budget templates, maintaining a budgeting calendar to ensure timely budget completion, and other ad hoc responsibilities relating to Parkway Finance based on work ethic, eagerness to learn, and time availability. This is a part-time (20 – 25 hours a week) paid position, and a minimum 3.5 GPA is required.

International Sculpture Center: Executive Assistant

Do you want to help champion the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society? Well, you’re in luck, because the International Sculpture Center does just that, and they’re looking for an executive assistant. As executive assistant, you would provide high-level administrative support to the executive director, and your responsibilities would include: arranging travel logistics and planning itineraries; supporting activities related to the Board of Directors, committees, and the Advisory Board; drafting, preparing, and circulating documents, minutes, and follow-ups; filing and office organization for the executive director; and managing the intern program. 2 – 5 years relevant experience required.

Waddell & Reed, Inc.: Financial Adviser Internship

Waddell & Reed, Inc., an asset management and financial planning firm that has been in business since 1937, is hiring a financial adviser intern. At Waddell & Reed, they enable you to develop your career into one that works with who you are and what you have to offer. They offer an unequaled combination of product, process and focus, built on a culture of support that embraces your uniqueness and empowers your efforts. This position is best for students with backgrounds in accounting, banking, consulting services, finance, insurance, and/or sales.

The Burkhart Group: Database Development Internship

Specializing in helping nonprofits grow and develop, The Burkhart Group specializes in board and executive leadership development, strategic planning, fundraising, and association management. They are seeking a database development intern, who will be responsible for managing the databases of the Burkhart Group’s clients.  This includes tracking and managing donations, membership, constituent data, program expense/income data, and other data elements specific to Burkhart Group clients. A bachelor’s degree and strong written and oral communications skills are required.


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