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Claims Representative – San Diego

Geico Direct

Salary Level: $16.29/hr – 17.79/hr

Employer Profile:
 Government Employees Insurance Company. Puzzled, are you? Well, the name goes back to the beginnings of the company. Founder Leo Goodwin first targeted a customer base of U.S. government employees and military personnel. Today, of course, the company has grown to provide insurance to a wide range of customers, whether they're employed by Uncle Sam or the private sector.

Description: 
Exceptional insurance claims handling is one of the key ways that GEICO stands out from our competition! Our professional Claims Representatives are the first point of contact for customers involved in accidents and deliver on GEICO’s promise “to be there" when they need us most. Accidents and natural disasters are traumatic experiences, and it takes a special person to empathize and provide outstanding customer service during these situations. Through our industry-leading, paid training, we'll teach you the fundamentals of insurance claims handling. After training, you will assist customers throughout the claims process and settle undisputed non-injury claims.


 

Multimedia Journalist 

KGTV-10/McGraw-Hill Broadcasting

Salary Level: $55,000  

Employer Profile: 
The E.W. Scripps Company is a leading media enterprise driven to develop and expand its digital strategies while embracing its rich history in delivering quality journalism through television stations, newspapers, and Scripps Howard News Service. ABC10 is proud to serve San Diego with the news and information that affects our community. 10News is "San Diego's News Source" with more reporters covering major news across the region and a commitment to investigative and enterprise stories. This important information is delivered to viewers anytime, anywhere with a 24-hour news channel, mobile apps, and the market's leading television news website 10News.com. San Diegans know when they want news...they turn to 10News.

Description:

  • Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
  • Gathers and verifies factual information regarding stories through interview, observation, and research.
  • Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
  • Shoots video and still photos to illustrate stories.
  • Edits, or assists in editing, videos for all multimedia platforms.
  • Appears on television program when conducting taped interview or narration
  • Gives live reports from site of event or mobile broadcast unit.
  • Write and produce quality news stories for multiple media platforms.
  • Work cooperatively with photographer assigned to story, if one is assigned.
  • Assist news producer in preparing newscast.
  • Assist online staff in preparing for multi-media stories.
  • Report, write, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline, such as Internet and digital channels




Bilingual Residential Counselor

San Diego Youth & Community Services

Salary Level: $13.75 per hour

Employer Profile: San Diego Youth Services (SDYS) is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that since founded, has helped to improve the lives of hundreds of thousands of homeless, runaway, abused and at-risk youth and their families. Launched in 1970 when volunteers established one of the first runaway youth shelters in America, SDYS now provides intensive services to more than 13,000 children and their families each year. This nationally recognized agency offers emergency services, safe places to live and long-term solutions for kids “on their own” by providing shelters, group homes, foster homes, community centers and transitional housing. Professional help for high-risk youth is provided at all 14 major locations in San Diego County.

Description:
 Accountable to Program Manager and group home administrator for the maintenance of the deaf group home level 12 facility and the provision of a safe, consistent and nurturing environment for the youth in residence. Supervise youth, meal preparation, house maintenance, and other in-house activities, as scheduled. Coordinate recreational and academic enrichment activities and independent living skills. Coordinate youth doctor appointments and other health –related needs. Provide crisis intervention services, as necessary. Transport service-partners to off-site appointments, court, etc. using own and agency vehicles.


Research Technician

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI)

Salary Level: Competitive

Employer Profile: 
Founded in 1988, the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI) is one of only a few non-profit biomedical research institutes in the world focused on understanding the immune response to infectious agents and cancers and on advancing progress toward the prevention, treatment and cure of immune system diseases.

Description:
 The candidates will support active research and day-to-day operations of our research laboratory under the direct supervision of a postdoctoral scientist. We seek candidates who are diligent and extremely meticulous, who display initiative and will be able to contribute intellectually to the project. The candidate will integrate into the LIAI Next Generation sequencing facility and will have to routinely process high number of samples; therefore an exceptional level of organization is required for this position.


Intern - Tax Accountant 

RPR Partners, LLP

Salary Level: $18 per hour

Employer Profile: 
RPR Partners, LLP was founded in September 2000 by Robert P. Regnery and Kenneth R. Van Damme II. We are a progressive CPA firm that specializes in providing tax consulting and advisory services in the areas of real estate and entrepreneurial business. Our hands on working environment is committed to professional growth, technical excellence, creativity and providing unparalleled client service. We are located in the UTC/La Jolla area.

Description:


  • To analyze tax data in order to prepare work papers and tax returns
  • To apply critical thinking and analytical skills to evaluate client provided tax data to determine proper reporting of activities
  • To prepare book and tax adjustments for clients
  • To determine the accuracy and completeness of the tax product and perform a self-review for quality assurance procedures
  • To perform research and analysis for tax consulting engagements
  • To perform other tax related duties and projects as required
  • To facilitate communication and provide ample assistance to staff, seniors, managers, and director(s)

In addition to the above tax compliance duties, a Tax Intern may also assist in tax consulting projects including calculations and analyzing tax consequences of client transactions, tax research and prepare client correspondence.


Real Estate Analyst 

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.

Salary Level: Depends on Experience

Employer Profile: 
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), is the largest and leading REIT uniquely focused on collaborative science and technology campuses in urban innovation clusters, with a total market capitalization of approximately $9.3 billion as of June 30, 2014, and an asset base of 31.4 million RSF, including 17.9 million RSF of operating and current value-creation projects, as well as an additional 13.5 million RSF in future ground-up development projects. Alexandria pioneered this niche in 1994 and has since established a dominant market presence in AAA locations including Greater Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, New York City, Maryland, Seattle, and Research Triangle Park.

Description:


  • Perform market research and analysis for properties and markets considered for acquisition, development, or asset management.
  • Perform detailed financial analysis and economic modeling including structuring cash flow models and calculation of cash-on-cash yields, IRR analysis and discounted cash flow valuations to assess viability and profitability of potential acquisitions, developments, or dispositions.
  • Perform acquisition due diligence activities including but not limited to: financial analysis, title and zoning review, building evaluation coordination and review, environmental review, lease review and abstraction, and document review
  • Assist in identifying business opportunities to acquire, develop and manage properties in new markets.
  • Perform research, analyze, model, write, and present reports on a number of diverse geographic areas including growth opportunities, industry trends, policy developments and competitor activities.
  • Participate in projects and assignments related to various departments of the Company, including, but not limited to Leasing, and Asset Services.
  • Participate in special projects, as assigned.


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San Diego State University Career Services maintains and promotes a policy of nondiscrimination and non-harassment on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin and citizenship. Career Services provides services only for employers whose hiring practices are non-discriminatory according to law.

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