October 7, 2015 |

Top 5 Careers: There is Something for Everyone!


There are so many diverse and unique opportunities waiting to be taken advantage of in the Philadelphia area in this week’s Top 5 Careers.  Whether you are interested in the fields of communications and event planning or looking for something completely different in business or engineering, we have an experience that fits your wants and needs.  Communicate with the people of Philadelphia at Philly311, design puppets and perform at Monkey Boys Productions, highlight your flair for social media at Technical.ly, make your way in the financial world at First Financial Group, or turn your ideas into reality as a Front End Engineer at AWeber.  With such different experiences available, there really is something for everyone!

Philly311: Communications Intern

Get connected into the lives of the people of Philadelphia through Philly311, the City of Philadelphia government’s centralized non-emergency Contact Center that is accessible to all residents, businesses and visitors.  As their Communication Intern you will get to assist in monitoring and compiling press archives of stories, while working on current projects in communications and customer service.  Some of your responsibilities will include helping organize press events, designing presentations and promotional materials, and creating social media campaigns.  Begin your journey in helping respond to the people of Philadelphia today!

Monkey Boys Productions:  Apprentice 

Do you have skills in designing, building, performing, and puppetry?  Yes, I said puppets.  Monkey Boys Productions, a Philadelphia area production company that creates innovative, dynamic, visual, and emotional work for film, television and stage is looking for an Apprentice to assist in meeting their goals.  In this hands-on position, you may get to assist designers and builders on studio projects, work onstage as a puppeteer, or help teach workshops.  You will also get to work on a personal project of your choice at your time with MBP.  They want someone who is curious and self-motivated who want to add to the success of their organization throughout their apprenticeship and beyond!

Technical.ly:  Events Intern

Bring your passion for social media and knack for event planning to Technical.ly as their Events Intern.  Technical.ly grows local technology communities by connecting organizations and people through news, events and services.  They are looking for an intern to assist their events staff and to bolster their social media platforms.  In this position you will get experience in planning logistics for events, assisting in execution of events, creating marketing campaigns, and engaging in social media.  Put your social media savvy skills to use and apply today!

First Financial Group:  Financial Services Intern

First Financial Group is looking for a highly motivated student who wants hands-on experience as a Financial Services Representative that will prepare them for the professional world.  This could be you!  By applying for their Financial Services Intern, you get the chance to develop your skills in developing sales, consulting, and business development.  Other responsibilities include meeting with prospective clients, client need analysis, and monitoring financial strategies while getting to expand your own personal network.  First Financial Group prides themselves in knowing their interns will be prepared to enter a career in business after leaving their internship.  Why wouldn’t you want to apply right now?

AWeber:  Front End Engineer

If you are ready to get experience as an engineer in a creative environment, look no further than AWeber, a company that develops and runs an opt-in email marketing service to small businesses, bloggers and entrepreneurs around the globe.  You will have the opportunity to work as a front end engineer, where you get to develop and maintain web-based applications.  They are looking for someone who is interested in not only engineering, but appreciates continuous learning, experimentation, and turning ideas into reality.  Turn your knowledge in Javascript, HTML, server side languages, and written and verbal communications into an impactful experience by joining the AWeber team!


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