Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

On behalf of the School of Business and Leadership, I would like to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!!

I know finals are right around the corner, but I hope you take some time this holiday weekend to enjoy family, friends, and the season. I wish you all the best of the holiday.

Also, please note that campus will be closed this Thursday and Friday. See you all on Monday.

Gobble Gobble!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Holiday Gala

You're Invited!

School of Business and Leadership
Thursday, December 3, 2009 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican campus
Drinks and appetizers will be served.
Opportunity to network and reconnect with fellow alumni and business students.
Please RSVP by November 27
to 415-458-3737 or alumni@dominican.edu
School of Business and Leadership
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, California 94901

More Opportunities For You

The Library

The Library has added another database to it's collection - First Research from Hoovers

It is available via the Library's main database page, the Business subject guide and the Green MBA subject guide. First Research provides industry information. You can search Industries by keyword, SIC, NAICS, State, or by your choice of metrics and industry drivers. Each industry report provides information on:

-Industry Overview
-Recent Developments
-Business Challenges
-Trends and Opportunities
-Executive Insight
-Call Prep Questions
-Financial Information
-Industry Forecast and Rating
-Web Links and Acronyms

NOTE: Although there is a Hoover's search box embedded in the industry information we do not have access to Hoover's Company Information. If you need company info, please have them use the Reference USA database.

If you need any help using this database or you would like a demonstration please feel free to contact:

Michael Pujals
Reference Librarian
Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901
415.485.325 or michael.pujals@dominican.edu
Career Services - Internship and Career Opportunities
Position Information

Employer: Juice Beauty
Title: Accounting Assistant Intern
Description: Dominican University Paid Internship available with the responsibilities of assisting the Controller with all aspects of accounting. All duties would be performed within Juice Beauty’s core cultural values of:
 Brand Driven Culture
 Leadership Accountability
 Continuous Innovation
 Execution Excellence
 Eco-Conscious, Fun and Respectful

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Compiles and sorts documents, such as invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions
-Assists Controller with auditing invoices against purchase orders, and researches discrepancies
-Investigates problems that Juice Beauty Sales reps encounter with chargebacks
-Investigates problems for vendors or purchasing agents regarding invoice discrepancies
-Prepares vouchers, invoices, account statements, reports, and other records, and reviews for accuracy as directed by Controller
-Assists Controller with reconciliation of general ledger accounts with various registers
-Extracts general ledger information as directed by Controller
-Codes and records data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures
-Reviews, balances, and interprets computer reports, and makes corrections as instructed by Controller

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
-Maintains complete confidentiality for all data
-Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
-Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time;
-Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
Education and/or Experience -Dominican University enrolled finance or accounting student
Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Excel. SAP experience is a plus!

Location: San Rafael
Salary Level: $10/hour plus accounting credit
Job Function: BusinessApproximate Hours Per Week: 15
Travel Percentage: No TravelImportant DatesPosted On:Nov 17, 2009
Applications Accepted Until:Nov 30, 2009
Contact Information
Christa Peatman
Juice Beauty
711 Grand Ave. Suite 290
San Rafael, California 94901
415-457-4600 ext243
Position Information

Employer: Private OceanDivision
Title: Electronic File Clerk/Office Assistant
Description: We are looking for someone with a friendly demeanor to fill the position of electronic file clerk/office assistant. Initially this will be a part-time position but could become full-time for the right person. Primary duties will include scanning, naming and filing documents using our computer system. It will also include some general office duties such as keeping supplies organized and copy machines loaded with paper. The right person for this position must be organized with good computer skills and enjoy repetitive tasks. Salary DOE
Location: San Rafael
Position Type: Part-time
Desired Major(s): BUSADM, Pre Law, Politics, International Studies, Communication, English, Philosophy, Management, Buisness
Salary Level: DOE
Job Function: Office/Administrative, Customer Support
Desired Start Date: November 19, 2009
Approximate Hours Per Week: approximately 20 hours-flexible
Responsible, detail-oriented, organized, quick-learnerAdditional Information: Seeking a Dominican student with strong ethics, GPA, and dedicated worker. Submit a well-wrtten resume and cover letter to susan@privateocean.com
Compensation Details: Depending on experience
Position Information
Employer: GC Micro
Title: Inside Sales Representative: Looking for a Career in Sales!
Description: Join a firm that will treat you like a business partner and not like an employee! Join a sales team of fantastic people who are successful, professional, energetic and will help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Our outstanding sales team is the primary reason GC Micro is recognized nationally for exceptional service from both our corporate and government accounts since 1986.
GC MICRO continues to be one of California's most successful and award winning suppliers of computer hardware, software / IT products for over two decades. We are a national supplier of all major product lines including Apple, IBM, HP, Toshiba, Microsoft, Cisco and SUN. GC MICRO has received major awards from our customers and suppliers for excellent performance as well as national awards for our company leadership in the industry.
GC MICRO'S unique approach to business is chronicled in numerous newspapers, magazine articles, and on television. Working at GC MICRO with our motivating and inspiring team is like no other experience you can have. We will provide you the highest levels of professional and financial growth available anywhere. Our employees rave about our positive environment of teamwork and support. We develop sales professionals!
We are expanding our inside sales team and have the following sales position available:
Inside Sales Representative
You are a career motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude, using your sales talent to prospect and develop business over the phone with corporate and government procurement staff. The successful candidate will be providing superior customer service that includes helping to prepare quotes, researching customer accounts and providing sales support. As you progress you will be making outbound calls to present our company and develop business, responding to bids, sourcing products, providing product pricing and availability, and providing excellent customer service. Exceptional on-site sales training is provided
Benefits:We believe our team is our most valuable asset. We offer an exceptional on-site sales training program and a very generous compensation plan based on experience and performance. We also offer paid medical and dental insurance, paid vacations, holidays and personal days.
Our on site exercise facility will help keep you in shape!
Applicant SHOULD BE LOCAL IN THE NORTH BAY AREA , as we will not relocate.
For more information about our company please visit http://www.gcmicro.com/
Location: Petaluma
Position Type: Full-time
Salary Level: $2,000 - $5,000/ month base salary DOE, competitive commission structure. Compensation based on experience and performance.
Job Function: Sales and Marketing
Duration: Full Time M-F
Approximate Hours Per Week: 40+
Job Requirements :
* Sales or customer service experience
* Pleasant and confident phone voice
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Proficient using MS Office, email and the internet
* Good organizational skills
* Able to multi-task and set priorities
* Able to use critical thinking skills in a variety of situations
* Have a working knowledge of computer / IT products
Preferred Skills:
* Inside sales / telesales experience
Applications Accepted Until:Dec 12, 2009
Email For Resumes hr@gcmicro.com

Tuesday, November 17, 2009


Global Ambassadors

The Global Ambassadors Program is proud to present the second Campus Forum of the semester, today, Tuesday, November 17th from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Creekside.

The forum topic will be EDUCATION

The Dominican Global Ambassadors Club celebrates the diversity of our Global Community here at Dominican and all over the world. Our Ambassadors will share personal anecdotes about their educational systems and cultural experiences overall, including:

-Educational system structural differences
-Public money for higher education
-Public/private school distinction
-The transition from international school to US schools
-The biggest differences between the educational system in the US and other countries
-Gender differences and opportunities in education
-Popular areas of study in other countries
-Global focus of modern education

Please come and support our international students. Bring your lunch and your questions, and join us for this informative, cultural forum. Dessert will be provided.

Marketing Internship through Career Services

Employer: Dance Palace
Title: Marketing Assistant
Description: Assist Executive Director in all marketing and publicity for performances and special events including web postings, PSA's, ads, press and radio features. Attend select events and shows. Position is not paid but will get free tickets to events and learn marketable skills in publicity/marketing.

Location: Point Reyes Station
State: California

Desired Major(s): DANCE, ARTH, HUMANT, DANC, COMM, ENGL, Music, Buisness
Salary Level: volunteer/intern
Job Function: Arts/Design
Desired Start Date: December 1, 2009
Duration: three to six months
Approximate Hours Per Week: 10-15
Travel Percentage: <>

Posted On:Nov 11, 2009
Applications Accepted Until:Dec 19, 2009
Email For Resumes

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Time for Registration

Regsitration Starts Monday...Are You Ready???

If you are a(n)...

Day student - you have one more opportunity to come to Peer Advising and that is tomorrow, Thursday, November 12 from 12:30-2:00pm in Library 222.

Accounting student - contact Liz Capener at elizabeth.capener@dominican.edu to schedule an appointment.

Freshmen, Pathways or MBA Global Management student - contact Moriah in the School of Business and Leadership on the second floor of Bertrand Hall for an individual appointment. I can be reached at moriah.dunning@dominican.edu

MBA Strategic Leadership student, I will automatically register you for your next two courses.

Thank you and happy registering!

Monday, November 9, 2009

Are you Graduating in the Spring 2010?

If you are graduating in the Spring of 2010, there are a few things you need to do now! Please make sure you have done the following:

  • Met with an advisor to make sure you are on track with all of your requirements, This includes major, GE and minor courses (if applicable).
  • Filled out the application for graduation. If you don't have one of these, please see Moriah or the Registrar's Office.
  • Register for your classes NEXT WEEK! This is very important so you get the classes you need for the Spring.

If you have questions, please stop by the School of Business

Thank you and Congratulations to those who are almost done. You are almost there!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Advising Time is NOW!!

If you haven’t been advised yet, you still have time! Please come to one of the two remaining sessions in Library 222.

TOMORROW!! Wednesday, November 4 12:30-2:30pm
Thursday, November 12 12:30-2:00pm

You may show up at any time during the session, so please do not skip class.

Accounting Concentrations – If you are a student interested in Accounting or have already declared Accounting, please sign up for advising with Liz Capener in Bertrand Hall, room 26.

Freshmen – Please make your individual appointment in the School of Business, Bertrand Hall room 26.

To help you create your schedule, stop by Bertrand 26 to pick up your individual degree audit form. Please bring this and a preliminary schedule to peer advising.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Information from Career Services!

FBI Information Session

When: Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Where: Creekside Room
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.

ALL MAJORS are encouraged to speak with the representative about career opportunities with the FBI!Come and have all of your questions answered.

Employment Opportunity

Employer: Marin Yacht Club
Title: Part Time bookkeeper
Description: Marin Yacht Club is currently looking for a part time Bookkeeper. Candidates must be available weekends and for the end of month financial closings. Experience with Quick Books software, knowledge of General Accounting Principles and experience in A/R and A/P is required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Recording and verifying all charges to the member’s account.
• Recording payments and credits to the member’s account
• Monthly billing of members. (membership dues, quarterly minimums, berth rentals, dry dock rental, locker rentals, PG&E charges, tennis facility charges, dining room and bar charges and ship store sales)
• Printing, mailing and emailing of monthly statements
• Recording and preparing deposits
• Bi-weekly issuing of checks for invoices and reimbursements due
• Maintaining billing data base for members in Quick Book
• Tracking of UBI
• Tracking of service charges and proper distribution
• Reconciliation of petty cash bank and bar bank
• Preparing monthly Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Statement

Location: San Rafael

Applications Accepted Until:Nov 13, 2009
Email For Resumes

SF AMA Career Seminar

DATE & TIME: Thursday, November 5, 20096:30-7:30 PM
LOCATION:Aquent222 Kearny Street, Suite 308,San Francisco, CA
COSTSFAMA Members: FreeSVAMA Members: $5.00Non-members: $15.00

In this 60 minute SFAMA SIG, John will discuss:
-Standing Out When It Matters Most
-Evaluating your network
-Networking basics
-How to create a winning resume
-Job searching basics
-Getting the job

Attendees should bring the following to the SIG:
Notebook and pencil
A fresh copy of your resume (that you don’t mind writing edits on)
Register at


ABOUT THE SPEAKERJohn Poore, Account Director, AquentJohn has 16 years of experience as an independent and agency recruiter in the San Francisco Bay Area, Northern Nevada, and Pacific Northwest. He's worked with angel funded start ups to Fortune 100 organizations to source, hire, and retain staff while creating and delivering dynamic, talent delivery systems.