Employer Spotlights: Priceline, Octagon and Save the Children
There are so many industries to choose from when you are thinking about summer internships and full time employment after graduation. The good news is that every industry needs all the basic corporate functions like finance, marketing, human resources, sales, and project management. We have highlighted three different industries here: Online Travel and Hospitality, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, and Non-Profit. Their job and internship postings can be found on Stags4Hire.
Priceline is the world’s leading internet travel company. They are a diverse group of creative, self-motivated individuals with a passion for making travel easier, more affordable and more rewarding for their customers. Listed as the 6th largest tech stock behind Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Ebay, Priceline sits in good company for many reasons and they are located right in Norwalk, CT! If you are interested in travel or technology, this would be the perfect opportunity for you. As a Priceline Sponsored Listings Intern you will learn how Pay per Click programs work from the product side and the client side. You will assist in the creation and tracking of email marketing campaigns and assist in the development and execution of sign-on promotions/giveaways program. Are you into technology or graphic design? There are opportunities for developers, web designers and graphic designers. Priceline is growing and converts many of their interns into full time hires. Special perks for full time employees include a travel agent card which gets you travel discounts galore! For more information, check out their website at www.priceline.com/careers.
If you have a passion for event management and sports and entertainment marketing, you need to check out the comprehensive Trainee Program at Octagon, also located in Norwalk, CT. Their Trainee Program is designed to offer candidates hands on client experience that will help advance your career at Octagon. You could be assigned to work for one of their largest clients, BMW and could be supporting events nationwide. All trainees are eligible to apply for full time positions. You must have a strong desire to work in team settings, have polished communication skills, both written and oral, demonstrate initiative, and have your college degree. They are hiring December ’14 grads now and May grads in April. Check out Stags4Hire to apply.
If you are interested in working for a non-profit when you graduate, why not get some experience this spring semester? Save the Children has internships available across many functions and is conveniently located in state-of-the-art offices in Fairfield, CT! Save the Children invests in childhood every day in times of crisis and for our future. In the U.S. and around the world, they are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the best chance for success. Their spring internships offer a structured and rigorous program for all majors in the areas of marketing, communications, accounting, video production, fundraising and corporate sponsorships. For current listings visit Save the Children and Stags4Hire.