Sample Internship Postings: Vancouver

These are sample internship postings for Vancouver. If you are interested in any of these internships, please contact us at: - or click ‘apply’. Please note - all Vancouver internships require advanced knowledge of English. These are a sampling of internships, other internships are also available in finance, law, accounting, architecture, events planning, office administration and much more.

All internships are for summer, starting after July 1st, 2009.

[1] Billing Analyst

Receptionsit/Billings Analyst Coquitlam Our commitment to quality and value-added customer service is keeping our group of Companies at the forefront of the industry as we continue to provide Canadian businesses with a full range of single source print solutions. This firm has been in business since 1959 and are growing.

The ideal candidate is energetic and will have demonstrated interpersonal, customer service and analytical skills. You excel in your attention to detail, organizational skills, the ability to problem solve and “do what you say you will do”. You enjoy conversing with clients, enhancing customer service, and are a team player. Your willingness to assist others is apparent and you have a strong attendance and punctuality record. Duties will include greeting customers and direct callers, preparing and filing documents, accounts payable. accounts receivable, ensuring supplier invoices are properly prepared, revenue is captured correctly and entered into the POD Informa system. Requirements include strong MS Office skills and above average communication skills and previous reception experience. Print industry knowledge and billings experience are definite assets.

[2] Java Developers

We are seeking JAVA Developers for positions in the Burnaby Office and the Langley Office.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide Compiere programming to support new and existing Compiere implementations including custom modules and extensions to support client business logic. - Design, create, execute and test reports, programs, Forms and interfaces. - Assist functional business analyst with problem solving. - Develop program and user documentation for custom code. - Apply enhancements to existing modifications/custom objects in production - Develop interfaces with external system sources (flat files and/or web services) - Develop online data entry screens - Provide knowledge transfer to as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: - Experience with ERP applications - JAVA certifications and experience - JSP and JBoss experience - ORACLE certifications and experience - Experience working in a Production Support setting an asset - Strong technical skills, especially in programming is preferred

[3] Finance

A Certified Financial Planner is seeking a dedicated assistant to join his team. This is a challenging position with good earning potential and opportunity for career growth.

The right candidate needs to be dedicated, result-oriented and can always demonstrate strong ability to develop leads and business relationship through professional business communication. Here are the qualities required : - pleasant and outgoing personality - effective communicator with excellent command of English language; bilingual (Mandarin or Cantonese) would be a big asset - hardworking, enthusiastic with strong work ethics - attention to details, organized and great time management - willing to work hard and work smart, strong focus to achieve results and always look for improvement - excellent phone conversation and written skills - computer savvy; efficient in internet research and proficient in Windows Office applications - Excel, Words, Powerpoint, etc.

[4] Joomla Developer

We are a small Joomla only development firm located in Vancouver, BC. We build cool Joomla extensions that further enhance Joomla's features. We also work on Joomla development projects for clients around the world. We focus almost exclusively on Joomla 1.5 however we do occasionally port Joomla 1.0.X extension to Joomla 1.5.

We are looking for Joomla experts and those developers that are interested in learning more about Joomla, the worlds number 1 Open Source CMS Platform. We are looking to fill the following positions;

- Sr. Joomla Developer

- 2 Years + of extensive hands on Joomla experience developing customized Joomla solutions, building Joomla extensions, building Joomla templates. - 5-7 Years of web development experience - Must have experience with MySQL, Apache and IIS - Experience with Plesk a plus - Positive attitude and willingness to learn - Ability to work without supervision and ability to manage teams a plus - Ability to work under pressure and on tight deadlines

Joomla Developers - (Design Focused Position)

- This position is for a Web Designer that has Joomla experience developing templates. - Please only apply if you have experience developing Joomla templates or feel that you can learn this very quickly. - 5 years + experience designing websites with a focus on user interface design and graphic design. - Please include work samples - Please send cover letter that highlights your Joomla experience, your availability and your desired salary range. Please specify the position you are applying for. We are not looking for contractors, we are looking for Full-Time Employees. We will consider tele-commuting for the right candidates. We are also looking to fill 2 Internships, if you feel that you have what it takes and are willing to work hard and learn send us your resume. Please make sure that you specify that you are applying for an Internship. We look forward to your replies, please note that only candidates who are short listed will be contacted.

[5] Marketing

JOB TITLE: Assistant Marketing Coordinator COMPENSATION: Honorarium TBD DURATION: 4 Month Contract or 8 Month Contract (8:30 am - 5:00 pm) POSTION REPORTS TO: Manager, Account Management


This company is offering internship positions for assistant marketing coordinators. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for marketing to join our dynamic team. The firm is in the business of engaging consumers through the creation and delivery of innovative and meaningful consumer brand experiences.

STRATEGIC ROLES: • Research • Project Management

Job Purpose

This internship will provide you the opportunity to gain valuable industry experience and a chance to network and communicate with business professionals. Through networking and job shadowing the incumbent can expand on their employable skills, develop new techniques and learn valuable skills to succeed in a marketing environment

Job Tasks and Duties • Peform adminstrative tasks and functions • Conduct project-based work consisting of research, proposal writing, training manual, presentations, and contracts • Provide, develop and work within timelines, critical paths, research, program activation, program reporting, managing creative requests • Assist in the Sponsorship Forum which includes maintaining and updating delegate database • Attend pre-event venue and client meetings • Source local program suppliers • Attend weekly internal account team meetings • Provide support with event organization by booking and managing: venues, program shipments, staff transportation and accommodation • Write event reports: weekly, post-event, contact and fieldstaff reporting • Attend events to promote a specific program • Complete and submit weekly timesheets on time • Event liason, support in pre-program planning • Respond to phone/email correspondance promptly and courteously • Submit individual task list on weekly basis to manager • Attend Chalk Talk on a regular basis

QUALIFICATIONS Enrolled in a Marketing Major program (2nd or 3rd year will be an asset)

COMPETENCIES • Willingness to learn: Demonstrate a strong desire to work with and learn from a variety of different people within the organization. • Team Work: Develop and maintain positive working relationship with all employees. • Written and Verbal Communication: Express clearly, listen actively and understand others well in a group setting. • Commitment to Quality: Ensure work is done correctly, completely, and within a set deadline. Documents must be detailed and professional. • Computer Skills: Must be proficient in using Word, Excel Power point, Internet, email.

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