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  • Woodland Hills, California, Sorry - position has been filled for the summer position, but we will have a position starting in October. Duties include drafting of land development plans, basic engineering design calculations, processing plans with government agencies. We do very little structural design. Design work will be done using microStation and OpenSite Designer.   30 hr/wk minimum preferred. CAD Valid driver's license and good driving record. We can help with living accommodations
  • Azusa, California, Turbocharged High Performance Engine Developer and Manufacturer, Banks Power, is seeking an Electrical Engineering Intern to work part time, 12-15 hours per week while attending classes and full time, up to 40 hours per week during the summer.   Banks is the originator of, and has been, the market leader in the performance diesel aftermarket for many years. Banks has designed its own electronics for the last 28 years and is currently developing a wide range of new and innovative command, control, and monitoring products. Summary:   Build, repair, and modify developmental electronics components, parts, equipment, and systems. Successful candidate will: Support Engineering Group with CAD model and engineering drawing revisions. Discuss layout and assembly procedures with Technician to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units. Assemble wire looms, experimental circuitry (breadboard) or complete prototype model. Perform installation of prototypes, pre-production systems and sub-systems for evaluation.    Read Schematics and wiring diagrams. Organize and maintain stock levels of parts inventory. Understand business implications of decisions. Align work with corporate strategic goals.  Effectively deal with changing demands and priorities.  React well under pressure and manage competing demands; demonstrate persistence and overcome obstacles.  Maintain confidentiality; ensure the professional and courteous atmosphere in the Engineering department at all times and maintain a positive and professional demeanor.  Requirements Successful candidate will have completed 2 years of coursework toward a EE degree or Engineering Technology Bachelors degree Good technical writing abilities and a GPA of 3.0 or greater. Must be an automotive enthusiast and have a passion for aftermarket automotive products. Must be able to work in a team environment and have excellent technical skills and good technical writing ability.   Personal Attributes Highly responsible, self-motivated and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, creative environment. Strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment. Ability to meet agreed upon deadlines. Hands-on; proactive in nature. Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal). About Us: Banks Power offers a unique opportunity for hands on experience with a market leading, innovative company.  Banks Power provides a pleasant, professional, and dynamic entrepreneurial work environment where creativity is encouraged.  _____________________________________________________________________________________ Certain positions with Gale Banks Engineering require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum. Gale Banks Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gale Banks Engineering complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gale Banks Engineering expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gale Banks Engineering’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
  • Los Angeles, California, POSITION: Seeking a highly motivated and intellectually curious intern to join a team of entrepreneurial professionals as a multifamily housing analyst intern. The candidate will be mentored by two associates assigned to help the intern progress quickly with the necessary skills to succeed in a fast-paced environment. The primary focus will be the acquisition of affordable and market rate multifamily properties in the Western US and student housing nationwide. The ideal candidate is currently a junior/senior majoring in Economics, Finance, Real Estate, or another quantitative field.   COMPANY: The Company is a well-established private investment group with a highly successful track record of creating value for investors and team members in eight separate discretionary funds that have spanned two decades. We have purchased over $2 billion in assets, including over 100 multifamily assets. The acquisitions team is currently investing the firm’s ninth fully discretionary equity funds ($200MM). Assets acquired have included affordable housing, independent living, seniors’ housing, market-rate housing, assisted living, student housing, and ground up new construction. The firm is fully vertically integrated from capital formation to development, to property management. No outside approvals are required for our acquisitions; everything is approved internally. We are an active player in the multifamily sector and have the ability to close quickly on complicated assets. We pride ourselves on finding the best opportunities in the market.   LOCATION: The candidate will reside in the Los Angeles area.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include administrative support and market analysis. The multifamily analyst will also: 1.      Help underwrite a significant number of transactions 2.      Survey properties and markets 3.      Prepare rental comp analyses     REQUIREMENTS: 0-1 years minimum experience in real estate or finance-related field Junior/senior student or graduate with degree in Finance, Real Estate, Economics or related field Knowledge of multifamily property operations Strong work ethic, professional integrity, responsibility and ability to learn quickly Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and work on multiple projects simultaneously Entrepreneurial attitude and team-oriented personality Passion for real estate Solid analytical and communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate recommendations directly to other team members Commitment to excellence and attention to detail Ability to travel on short notice Proficiency in Excel   COMPENSATION: Unpaid
  • Anaheim, California, The  City of Anaheim  is seeking talented  Civil Engineering Interns  for the  Public Works Department . This year-round internship is an excellent opportunity to gain meaningful Public Works engineering work experience.  Candidates must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate (Masters or PhD) level courses in an accredited college or university with major course work in the area of civil engineering, traffic engineering, transportation engineering, electrical engineering, construction management, or related degree. Engineering Internship assignments are available in the Construction Services, Engineering Design Services,  Subdivision/Development Services, Traffic Engineering/Transportation Planning Services, , and Traffic Management Center.   For more information about the various Public Works divisions, click on:   http://anaheim.net/229/Public-Works Engineering Internships Construction Services manages contracts for the City’s capital construction projects to ensure compliance with the contract, plans, and specifications. Construction Services also performs surveys and inspection for all City capital improvement projects. The ideal college majors include Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or Construction Management.     Design Services is responsible for the overall planning and development of the City's arterial highways and the master planning and design of all arterial street, storm drain, and sewer improvements plans. The ideal college majors include Civil Engineering or Transportation Engineering.  Subdivisions/Development Services provides development-related services for private sector development and development by other public agencies or public utilities. The ideal college majors include Civil Engineering or Construction Management.  Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning performs professional and technical level engineering work including plan review, development review, contract administration, and field surveys. The ideal college majors include Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, or Traffic Engineering.  Traffic Management Center operates and maintains traffic signals, signal timing and phasing, changeable message signs, closed-circuit television cameras, traffic fiber optic network and other intelligent traffic system devices for commuter traffic, construction activities and special events. The ideal college majors include Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Traffic Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.    Essential Functions   The following functions are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed functions and/or may be required to perform additional or different functions from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. Perform a variety of entry-level administrative staff duties related to areas such as administrative regulations, policies, processes, procedures, systems, methods, reports, surveys, and forms, while learning the fundamental mission, structure, and operations associated with the assigned department. Assist with traffic engineering studies such as field surveys, counts and delay studies. Assist with signal timing and phasing, signal coordination plans and operate and maintain communications with field devices. Participate in analytic studies by conducting routine research, identifying samples, and assembling and compiling data in well-defined areas related to systems, methods, reports, surveys, and forms. Apply basic statistical and management analysis techniques or, with detailed instructions, advanced statistical and management techniques in analyzing data. Assist in writing instructions, procedures, guides, and manuals to describe and improve administrative, technological, and operational methods and systems. Research problems, discrepancies, and respond to routine inquiries related to the business, technological, and operational activities of the assigned department. Effectively utilizes the capabilities and functions of standard office software applications such as data management, spreadsheet, and word processing in completing assigned projects. Modify plans in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD. Prepare reports, presentations, operational documents, and correspondence containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content related to business, technological, and operational activities subject to review and editing by higher-level staff members. Assist the public and provide exceptional customer service in person, on the phone, and via written communication. May assist in updating web site contents and making suggestions on information layout. May perform a wide variety of para-professional, technical, and clerical tasks during peak workload periods or in the absence of assigned staff. May conduct field work. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • San Francisco, California, About the job Overview Founded in Tokyo in 2012, SmartNews has quickly become the go-to source of news for millions of users around the world, and a leading news discovery mobile app. Our mission is to deliver the world’s quality information.   We are looking for an MBA student or 2021 MBA graduate with a passion for consumers, Product Marketing and content discovery. This internship experience will support the US Marketing team and will focus on 3 strategic projects with significant importance to the US market (depending on the length of the internship). Your responsibilities can include (but are not limited to): Market and competitive analysis, defining target audiences, external positioning, go-to-market planning and consumer research.     You will own these 3 projects from ideation to execution with specific deliverables to share with the US Marketing Team and present to key cross-functional partners, including Product, Design, and Corporate Planning.     We are looking for a candidate who is excited to tackle complex questions, capture internal perspectives, formulate & test hypotheses to inform a clear point-of-view and thoughtful recommendation on positioning & go-to-market strategies. The ideal candidate can collaborate with both technical & creative partners, and is equally comfortable developing strategy and executing to set that strategy in motion.    Experience working with mobile apps, digital marketing, brand marketing, management consulting, general management are all highly relevant foundations for effective Product Marketing at SmartNews.     Responsibilities Develop target customer segmentation and go-to-market strategy for a new feature, including positioning and messaging Stay on top of market trends and develop competitive analyses Advocate for the voice of the consumer  Work closely with cross-functional teams to represent Marketing     Requirements Analytical approach to business problems Strong storytelling skills leveraging insights & data Ability to work independently but also able to call out blockers when necessary Interest in creative, out of the box thinking Energized to collaborate with cross-functional teams like Product, Design or Engineering. Excel at simplifying complex problems into actionable next steps Outstanding verbal and written communication skills Strong comfort using slides and spreadsheets (our preference is for G-Suite tools)   Nice-to-Haves Familiarity with the app ecosystem (platforms, market data…) Track record of working well with creative talent Capacity to navigate through ambiguity Applicant rank Top 10%  of 35 applicants Job Details Seniority Level Internship Industry Information Technology & Services Employment Type Internship

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