December 2, 2015 |

Top 5 Careers: Make an Impact


There are so many ways to make an impact in your community. This week’s Top 5 Careers allows you to impact a variety of different groups; from students to animals to the arts to business, you are sure to find a position that makes you feel rewarded!

Inspire and educate today’s youth at Raising a Generation of Hope or the Early Leaning Children’s Academy, show your compassion for animals at the Philadelphia Zoo, inspire others to get involved in the arts at Academy of Vocal Arts, or show your competitive nature in small business at Swift Capital. Whatever avenue you choose, your skills and passions will be inspiring and helping others in the community!

Philadelphia Zoo:  Philadelphia Zoo Internship Expo

Do you love animals?  Do you want an internship experience that allows you to spend time with awesome animals all the time?  If you answered yes to these questions, you definitely should check out the Philadelphia Zoo Internship Expo on January 9 from 1-3PM!  The Philadelphia Zoo has internship opportunities available throughout the year to gain professional experience in animal care and education.  At this expo, you will get to hear from staff and past interns from these programs to learn about the application process, requirements, and expectations; you will even get a tour of the zoo!  If you want to contribute to their mission of of conservation, education, science and recreation, sign up for the internship expo!

Swift Capital:  B2B Account Executive 

Built on the idea that business owners should be able to access business funding based on the strength of their business and not their personal credit score, Swift Capital provides working capital to small businesses and wants yo to join their team!  They are looking for a B2B Account Executive who thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves to win!  They are looking for someone who is competitive and committed to winning, exudes resourcefulness, displays negotiation skills, has knowledge of small business, and exhibits top notch communication skills.  If you are looking for a job in an energizing environment with room to grow and money to earn, Swift Capital could be the place for you!

Academy of Vocal Arts:  Developmental Intern

Do you have a passion for the arts?  The Academy of Vocal Arts, an internationally renowned institution that trains young artists as opera soloists, is looking for a Developmental Intern this winter!  Your responsibilities would include individual and foundation prospect research, assisting in the planning, promotion, and staging of events, and staffing support at performances and special events. They are looking for someone who has strong speaking and writing skills, is computer savvy, and someone who can easily adapt to changing priorities.  And if you happen to love music, opera, and performing arts, that’s a plus!

Raising a Generation of Hope:  Cross-cultural Videographer/Photographer

If female empowerment and media are important to you, apply to be the Cross-cultural Videographer/Photographer at Raising a Generation of Hope (RAGOH).  This organization equips teen girls to raise their voices as leaders and inspires communities to advocate for girls’ access to education in the developing world.  You will join the Media and Communications Committee and support the girls’ global education program.  Girls in this program will learn about the many human rights issues their peers face globally and then they will create (and receive) videos, introducing themselves to their peers in Malawi–sharing their dreams, fears, struggles in their own communities, solutions to them, etc.  You will play a crucial role in developing the cross-cultural component of this program and inspire girls to tell their stories!

Early Learning Children’s Academy:  Assistant Teacher

Early Learning Children Academy wants to ensure that today’s children grow through play and imagination in a safe and nurturing environment to develop physically, socially, emotionally and intellectually.  They are looking for an Assistant Teacher to help meet these goals while making a difference in the lives of young children.  They are looking for experience and qualified early childhood educators to work on a full or part time basis.  There are various age groups to work with and you will undoubtedly feel like you are making an impact in their lives! Don’t hesitate and apply today!


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