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Attention Students! WE HAVE HEARD YOU! 

The Office of Career Services is pleased to announce our new Job Search Database!
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This new system allows:

Students & Alumni:

  • To search for numerous positions 
  • Multiple ways to connect with employers
  • Ability to Follow Company's profile pages to receive position updates 
  • To schedule Individual appointments with a Career Advisor
  • To Check-in at Career Services Events, including Career Fairs! 
  • and More! 

Login Instructions For Active Students: 

  • HandshakeClick the Handshake Logo  
  • Current Student Click Then " Lawrence Technological University Sign-on" 
  • Login user Your canvas Username & Password 
  • Go through the easy to navigate Registration Process 


Login Instructions For Alumni: 

  • HandshakeClick the Handshake Logo  
  • Alumni Click Then " Lawrence Technological University Alumni & Staff" 
  • Click "Need an Account"
  • Go through the easy to navigate Registration Process 

 For more information click here

CareerLeader is the leading self-assessment program for business people. CareerLeader  assesses your unique pattern of business-related interests, motivators, and abilities—three critical variables in finding the right career path—and makes specific recommendations of business careers and corporate cultures to explore.  It also features information about your entrepreneurial attributes and about using the assessment to identify and correct for your career “Achilles’ Heels.” CareerLeader  is an interactive, online program which takes full advantage of the internet, allowing you to work at your own pace and on your own time. All of your results are 100% confidential, and both your satisfaction and privacy are guaranteed.

Used by over 200,000 working professionals and business students at over 550 universities and organizations worldwide since it was released on the Internet in 1998, CareerLeader has a proven track record. The program was developed and is regularly updated by Dr. Timothy Butler, Director of Career Development at the Harvard Business School, and Dr. James Waldroop, his associate at Harvard for 18 years.

CareerLeader differs from other tests because it:

  1. Is all about business
  2. Assesses all 3 elements of who you are  the most important in making a career choice: your interests, values and abilities
  3. Provides in-depth looks in to what the business world has to offer, allowing you to determine how well you fit into each of the career paths profiled

If you are a currently enrolled Lawrence Tech Student please email the Office of Career Services ltuocs@ltu.edu for your username and password, then login with the link below.

CareerLeader Login Page

Search tips for researching jobs online

One of the first steps in most career searches today is using search engines on the internet to seek out different resources. Learning to use search engines effectively and efficiently is an art. The following tools are some search engine basics to help you perfect your skills.
http://www.sc.edu/beaufort/library/pages/bones/bones.shtml
http://www.google.com/support/websearch/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=136861
http://searchenginez.com/tutorial.html

Resources for Global Employment

Looking for an international job? This website offers good insights about jobs and what life will be like abroad.
www.expatexchange.com

http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/portals.html

Job Search Links 

Wall Street Journal Careers

Information technology job search site:
www.dice.com

General job search sites:
http://www.indeed.com/
http://www.justmeans.com/
www.mba-direct.com

USA Jobs - The official website for the federal government
http://www.usajobs.gov

Nonprofit jobs:
http://www.idealist.org

General Resources

The library at Lawrence Technological University has many resources that are specific to helping graduate business students identify organizations that may be a good fit with career objectives. Researching these organizations should be part of any integrated job search. Below is a sample list of the resources available. Should you need additional help, one of the media specialists in the library will be glad to assist you.

http://ltulib.pbworks.com/Career-Resources-for-Graduate-Students
Business Resource helps you research prospective employers.
Lexis Nexis lets you research business articles, facts, employers, and specific individuals.
US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook
https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Job Title: IT Summer Intern

Company: Alliance Inspection Management (AiM)

Experience: n/a

Salary: $15 per hour

Location: Farmington Hills, MI

Alliance Inspection Management (AiM)is the premier new and pre-owned vehicle inspection partnership in North America that combines breakthrough technology with deep industry experience to provide a trustworthy, independent bridge between buyers and sellers. We offer a comprehensive range of vehicle inspection services to verify the condition of new, off-lease and fleet vehicles and other properties at vehicle assembly plants, rail yards, ports, customers’ homes, dealers and auctions.

Due to its success and excellent service, AiM is rapidly growing and its Information Technology Division now seeks Summer Interns that will help support departmental goals and initiatives.  You’ll learn about the company and its culture, the industry, and various job roles in Information Technology.

The candidate(s) will have the opportunity to interact with multiple levels of the AiM organization. The role requires a detailed oriented individual that thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys multi-tasking.

AiM offers a fast paced and exciting work environment that encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and outside the box thinking

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Analyze information processing, computer equipment and system requirement needs.

  2. Work with existing IT staff in providing assistance in software development, creating test plans and other project direction.

  3. Contribute to the success of existing software and services, utilizing a wide range of programming languages and frameworks (Node.js, Angular.js, Python, .net/VB/C#, Java, SQL, PL/SQL)Special Projects

  4. Unit test all developed modules

  5. Help research and troubleshoot programming issues as they are identified through QA

  6. Other duties may be assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Has no supervisory responsibility, provides basic work direction usually one-on-one  

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:
Applicants should have excellent analytical and math skills, with the ability to work in teams. We are looking for people with a degree in computer science, Information Technology, Business, Project Management, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Data Science or other degrees but with related experience. 

Required Skills:

  • Job Knowledge and Skill:
    Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize day-to-day responsibilities; Detail oriented, highly focused and very organized; Ability to maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm; Excellent teamwork skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships

  • Education, Licenses, Certificates, Registrations:
    Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor's Degree program at an accredited institution having completed your Sophomore year or later. Preferred area of study should be Information Technology, Engineering or Mathematics

  • Computer Skills:
    Working knowledge of power point, word processor, spreadsheet, other PC applications, ability to adapt to new technology as it becomes available.

  • Communication Skills:
    Ability to excel in a team environment required. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Analytical Skills:
    Strong analytical skills required with strong attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to source, disseminate and properly apply secondary research

Compensation:

  1. $15 Hourly/non-exempt

All offers would be made conditional upon passing a background check.  AiM provides equal employment opportunity without regard to an applicant’s race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, religion, or veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on AiM. Please inform us if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

 To comply with Federal law, Alliance Inspection Management LLC, participates in E-Verify.

Job Title: Intern - Business Support Internship

Company: Veronica Todd Realty

Experience: n/a

Salary: n/a

Location: Highland Park, MI

“Rebuild Detroit One Property At A Time” Real estate is my passion, being a high achiever and knowledgeable about real estate is my statue. My role as a broker, interior architect and property manager has given me years of experience needed to move forward to the next exciting level in my real estate career. The team that has been established is to help reform Michigan real estate property beyond the next dimension; we will “Rebuild Detroit One Property At A Time” ...

Job Title: Intern - Sales Intern

Company: Yellow Flag Productions

Experience: n/a

Salary: n/a

Location: Southfield, MI

Need an internship to graduate? Yellow Flag Productions is looking for a Sales Intern. If need be, the internship can be structured for a 9 week internship. Contact Margaret Pierce at mpierce@ltu.edu

Job Title: Intern - Business Support Internship

Company: Veronica Todd Realty

Experience: n/a

Salary: n/a

Location: Highland Park, MI

“Rebuild Detroit One Property At A Time” Real estate is my passion, being a high achiever and knowledgeable about real estate is my statue. My role as a broker, interior architect and property manager has given me years of experience needed to move forward to the next exciting level in my real estate career. The team that has been established is to help reform Michigan real estate property beyond the next dimension; we will “Rebuild Detroit One Property At A Time” ...

Job Title: Intern - Social Media Manager

Company: Veronica Todd Realty

Experience: n/a

Salary: n/a

Location: Highland Park, MI

“Rebuild Detroit One Property At A Time” Real estate is my passion, being a high achiever and knowledgeable about real estate is my statue. My role as a broker, interior architect and property manager has given me years of experience needed to move forward to the next exciting level in my real estate career. The team that has been established is to help reform Michigan real estate property beyond the next dimension; we will “Rebuild Detroit One Property At A Time” ...

Job Title: Intern - Business Support Internship

Company: Veronica Todd Realty

Experience: n/a

Salary: n/a

Location: Highland Park, MI

“Rebuild Detroit One Property At A Time” Real estate is my passion, being a high achiever and knowledgeable about real estate is my statue. My role as a broker, interior architect and property manager has given me years of experience needed to move forward to the next exciting level in my real estate career. The team that has been established is to help reform Michigan real estate property beyond the next dimension; we will “Rebuild Detroit One Property At A Time” ...

Job Title: Intern - Program Control

Company: General Dynamics Land Systems

Experience: 1 to 20 years

Salary: Full Time

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

The General Dynamics Land Systems Intern Program provides an opportunity for students looking to start or continue transition from academia into industry. Our three month internship assignments provide compensation based on area of study and class standing, have the students embedded in key functional areas of our business...

 

Job Title: Intern - Contracts

Company: General Dynamics Land Systems

Experience: 1 to 20 years

Salary: Full Time

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

The General Dynamics Land Systems Intern Program provides an opportunity for students looking to start or continue the transition from academia into industry. Our three month internship assignments provide compensation based on area of study and class standing, and have the students embedded in key functional areas of our b...

 

Job Title: Intern - Electrical Engineering

Company: General Dynamics Land Systems

Experience: 1 to 20 years

Salary: Full Time

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

The intern will be working with the System Integration Laboratory (SIL) engineers performing functions that include design of electronic circuits, functions, and subsystems necessary to evaluate and test products at the subsystem and system level. They are responsible to design and implement hardware and software interfaces...

 

Job Title: Intern - Systems Engineering

Company: General Dynamics Land Systems

Experience: 1 to 20 years

Salary: Full Time

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

The General Dynamics Land Systems Intern Program provides an opportunity for students looking to start or continue the transition from academia into industry. Our three month internship assignments provide compensation based on area of study and class standing and have the students embedded in key functional areas of our bu...

Job Title: Marketing Specialist

Company: Detroit Public TV

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Broadcast Media, Film or related subject matter field required 3 - 5 years of communications, journalism, public relation, marketing or related experience

Salary: Full-Time

Location: Wixom, MI

Essential Functions:
• Produce content across a wide variety of marketing platforms including but not limited to:
    -Social media posts to support engagement of DPTV and WRCJ
    -Original graphics for marketing campaigns and initiatives
    -Social-first video from existing and original content
    -Marketing and blog content for websites

• Support website content creation that is optimized for search engines.

• Understand the strategic objectives of DPTV and WRCJ and apply creative and effective approaches to achieve demonstrable results

• Help enhance the DPTV and WRCJ brands, build its image in the community and promote and amplify its content

• Collaborate with all members of the Marketing and Digital Team, as well as departments throughout DPTV and WRCJ

• Assist in fundraising through developing marketing content

• Other duties as assigned

Skills:
• Familiarity with and interest in topics of importance to the Detroit Public Television community, including arts and culture, children and education, leadership and public policy, health and wellness, energy and environment and the general well-being of the people of Detroit and Southeast Michigan

• Excellent writing and communications skills

• Excellent eye for design

• Knowledge of digital publishing workflow including experience with a content management system (CMS) like WordPress and Django

• Experience with HTML and CSS hand-coding

• Proficient in Photoshop

• Experience with search engine optimization (SEO) concepts

• Knowledge and understanding of popular social media platforms including (but not limited to) Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram

• Knowledge of and adherence to tenets of accuracy, fairness and ethical standards of communications

• Creative, innovative and thoughtful approaches to assignments

• Ability to set and meet deadlines and to work irregular and extended hours when required

• Work well with people, enjoy life, possess a sense of humor

How to Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to: HumanResources@dptv.org
Human Resources WTVS Detroit Public Television
1 Clover Court Wixom, MI 48393-2247

*No telephone calls or third parties. Please include the title of the position in the subject line of the email. Posting Date: 1/17/2019



Job Title: Contracts Compliance and Operations Associate Representative (H)

Company: General Dynamics Land Systems

Experience: 1 to 20 years

Salary: Full-Time

Location: Sterling Heights, MI

The General Dynamics Land Systems Intern Program provides an opportunity for students looking to start or continue transition from academia into industry. Our three month internship assignments provide compensation based on area of study and class standing, have the students embedded in key functional areas of our business.

Data Driven Detroit

Apply Now: Data Analyst @ Data Driven Detroit!


What:
Data Driven Detroit (D3) is seeking an experienced and energetic applicant to enhance our analytical team in the role of Data Analyst. This is a full-time salaried position, working 40 hours per week with a salary range of $45,000 - $53,000 depending on qualifications. D3 provides an attractive benefits package, including paid vacation and personal time; access to group health, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) profit-sharing plan; and eligibility for paid sabbatical
leave. Additional benefits include a strong emphasis on work-life balance, free parking near Midtown Detroit, and the opportunity to be included in spontaneous Bucharest Grill lunch runs!

Why: At D3, we exist as a data utility for the Southeast Michigan region, and much of our outward-facing work is directly produced by our analyst team. The team deals with a variety of projects that often require interaction with highly-specialized tools and skillsets, and we’re looking to integrate more SQL-based analysis into our client- and partner-facing project work and internal processes. If you’re selected for this job, you’ll join a fast-paced, dynamic working environment where ideas and suggestions are welcomed and critical thinking is strongly encouraged. Your typical days will include regular collaboration with your co-workers on an ever-evolving suite of projects; cleaning, transforming, and analyzing data from local, state, and federal sources, supporting D3’s outreach and engagement programs, and helping to strengthen and streamline our internal infrastructure.

Where:
Founded in 2009, D3 is a low-profit social enterprise pursuing our mission of providing accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive informed decision-making. Our vision is that essential and unbiased information is used by all. We operate as a people-focused company, investing heavily in the professional growth and continued learning of our team. We use the unique skills of our dedicated staff to provide information and analysis that helps nonprofits, local governments, community groups, and others use data more effectively and efficiently in their day-to-day lives, whether in Detroit, Southeast Michigan or beyond.

Who:

Required Experience and Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in the social sciences, business/market research, data analytics,
  information science, or related field.
• Competence working with databases and Standard Query Language (SQL).
• Familiarity with Microsoft Access and/or SQL Server.
• Able to translate technical concepts and detailed analysis to a general audience.
• Flexibility in reacting to changing priorities.
• Willing and able to explore innovative and efficient solutions to problems.
• Experience managing individual deadlines and tasks as part of a project team.
• Willingness to contribute to collective knowledge.
• Curiosity around data and a strong desire to answer any question.
• Interest in a range of topics impacting social conditions, especially in an urban setting.

Preferred Skills:
• Master’s degree or 2+ years of professional experience working with research and data.
• Competence working with Geographic Information Systems software (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.).
• Demonstrated experience building connections with community groups.
• Strong writing and editing skills.
• Tenacity in the face of new information and obstacles.
• Able to manage projects, guide the work of teammates, and communicate with clients and
partners.
• Understanding of the relationships between social conditions and quality of life outcomes.
• Familiarity with local governmental and political structures.
How: Please submit a resume and a quick answer to the following prompt (responses should be no
more than 150 words) to work@datadrivendetroit.org, with the subject line “Data Analyst”. We look
forward to reviewing your materials!

Please analyze and interpret trends from the following data table:

Family Employment and Child Poverty Trends, Detroit, MI

2010 2017
Percent of Children in families with at least one person in the labor force 78.3% 74.6%
Percent of children living above 200% of the poverty level 19.5% 23.5


Source: American Community Survey, 2010 and 2017 1-Year Estimates; Data Driven Detroit. Created September 2018.


Data Driven Detroit