Category Archives: Careers

CREW College Outreach Real Estate Employer Panel this Wednesday

Los Angeles at nightFor a whole variety of reasons one thing that many of the entrepreneurs I know have in common is that they are involved in real estate in one form or another. That’s why I wanted to let you know about a panel one of our student clubs is hosting this Wednesday on campus packed with industry professionals called the CREW College Outreach Real Estate Employer Panel.

This promises to be a great panel for entrepreneurial students who are excited about the opportunities that real estate has to offer. While the focus is on a career in real estate I think that this aligns nicely with entrepreneurship student’s goals in that, since most students do not have enough money to invest in real estate right away, starting a career in real estate would serve as an excellent starting point in the industry.

If you are an entrepreneurship student that plans on attending this event one recommendation I have is for you to come up with some questions that delve into how starting a career in real estate could lead to becoming a real estate entrepreneur. Just a thought.

Let me know if you do attend and what you thought of the panel.


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Marketing Position Opportunity at Local Law Firm

One of the members of the CSUF Entrepreneurship community is looking to hire a passionate student or recent graduate who is looking to get their start in marketing. The company is the Jafari Law Group and they are specifically looking for someone who can turbocharge their social media marketing efforts. Here’s a synopsis of who they are looking for:

Jafari Law Group, a boutique Intellectual Property Law firm established in 2005 and located in Irvine, CA is looking for a digital media and marketing specialist. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of social media platforms, content creation including video and a degree in business, finance, or marketing. If you are a highly motivated individual, and are ready to use your judgment and creativity to help us become most visible on the digital media platform, we want to speak with you. Please send resume and cover letter to


DHL at CSUF Career Fair

The CSUF Career Fair is going on today at the TSU and one company that is a good fit for entrepreneur students is DHL. Here’s some info on what they are looking for and if you do attend make sure to tell us how it goes!

DHL Supply Chain

DHL Supply Chain, with headquarters just outside Columbus, Ohio, is the leading contract logistics provider in the Americas, with more than 40,000 associates working at more than 400 sites throughout the US, Canada and Latin America. Find out more about Who We Are.

What We are Looking For

We are looking for ACEs – candidates who are Ambitious, Confident and Enthusiastic about the opportunities at DHL Supply Chain. To determine which opportunity may be a fit for you, read more about the Operations Supervisor role or Operations Internship.

Where Can Your Career Take You?

Check out real career success stories here.

We Care

Learn more about DHL Supply Chain’s Community Care philosophy and discover what our parent company, Deutsche Post DHL, is doing on a global level to GoGreen.

Teaching Position: Design Teacher at Samueli Academy

Samueli AcademyOur partners at Samueli Academy, Orange County’s premier college/career readiness public charter high school, is seeking a Design Instructor for the school’s 4-year Design Pathway. The Design Pathway is integrated with the school’s Engineering Pathway in providing students with authentic real-world experience in the classroom where students invent, design, manufacture and market products.

Applicants do not need a teaching credential, candidates with 5+ years of industry experience can apply for a Career Technical Educational credential to be eligible for this position.

This is a full-time position and Samueli Academy anticipates the official start date for this position to be August 1, 2017.

For more information about this position, please review the Announcement of Position Vacancy and follow the instructions to apply.


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Management 540 Trains CSUF MBAs for the Real World


Before the start of every semester, students begin the process of picking and choosing their classes. Almost all of these classes have students reading textbooks and taking exams but there is one class that is designed to give MBA students an immersive experience by having them put to practice what they learn with a real business.

Management 540 is this class and it exposes students to the skills needed in order to be successful business leaders of tomorrow and if they have any room in their schedules they should definitely add this class. In order to achieve this audacious goal, Cal State Fullerton has selected Dr. Atul Teckchandani to lead this class. What makes this class so valuable is that Dr. Teckchandani demonstrates superior academic skills while also using the experiences he gained while working in the technology industry to provide lessons that focus on real-world situations.

“This class is very practical. Rather than focusing on academic theories of leadership, this class focuses on skills that leaders need to be successful. Leaders influence others to help achieve a vision or set of goals. To be an effective leader, you must have a mastery of the ‘soft’ skills. This course has a number of modules on how to be a more effective leader by learning how to build professional relationships, how to persuade others, how to make decisions while minimizing the negative effects of biases, and how to improve your emotional intelligence. It also discusses how to create an organization where employees are productive and feel like they are thriving.

“In addition to the practical skills, this class also offers a consulting project. Students will work in teams to help a local business address a leadership/HR challenge. While the consulting projects are a fair amount of work, they are an invaluable learning opportunity. Being able to examine a real-world problem and devise recommendations is something all employers want their employees to do. MGMT 540 is one of only two classes in the MBA program that allows students to become more proficient in this area,” said Teckchandani.

And the businesses students consult with in this class are very diverse.

“The businesses we work with can vary widely. To give you an idea of how wide-ranging our clients are, in the past couple of years we’ve had retail stores, restaurants, technology firms, auto mechanics, non-profits, restaurant supply firms and boutique consulting firms as clients. Most of the clients are small firms where we work directly with the owner or founder,” said Teckchandani

Upon completion of this course, students will be more prepared for what lays ahead for them in their careers, which makes them more appealing to employers looking for those with concrete skills and experience. With this course on a resume, students have the opportunity to stand out among the growing amount of applicants that are applying for the same job. In essence, the experience and knowledge from this course could mean the difference between getting the job over someone else.

“The consulting project is a great addition to the resume and makes for an excellent talking point during an interview. As mentioned earlier, most bosses want to hire someone who can look at a problem, analyze it and come up with realistic and actionable solutions,” said Teckchandani.

With the competition for jobs growing more fierce every year, it is abundantly clear why CSUF MBAs should enroll in Management 540 for the spring 2017 semester. The skills and experiences provided by this class not only help build the foundation of a good worker but ultimately sculpt students into the business leaders of the future.

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Search Marketing Intern @ Ron Wave Design

search-marketing-intern-positionCSUF alum Jason Khoo and his company, Ron Wave Design, are looking for a search marketing intern to help them grow their business. Ron Wave Design is experiencing a substantial amount of growth right now so there should be a lot of opportunities for personal growth for this intern and it would look nice on a resume as well.

The info for the position is reproduced below. If you would like to apply make sure to go to the official page for this position to enter your info.

Are you interested?

Position Type: Part Time Intern
Job Schedule: 15-20 Hours per Week
Salary Level: $12/Hour

After a successful first year, Ron Wave Design is looking for a 6 month, part time Search Marketing Intern who can be an integral part of our company’s growing team. The search marketing intern will receive an immersive experience in modern search marketing. This includes learning the new trends and nuances of search rankings, developing and executing strategies in addition to learning how to grow a business.

We are not looking to have someone to just get us coffee or do our dirty work. We want a team member who can bring a passion for marketing, drive to be better and a personality that can complement our fun loving, yet determined team. Ron Wave Design is a startup that is moving full speed ahead and if you’d like a look at what it is like to grow a business, then you’ll want to come work with us.


Duties of the Search Marketing Intern will revolve around 2 major responsibilities.

1.       Account Management:

  • Researching Clients, Competitors and Industries
  • Developing and Executing Strategies
  • Analyzing and Reporting Results

2.       Company Growth

  • Pitch New Strategies and Ideas
  • Investigate More Efficient Company Operations
  • Strategize New Markets or Deeper Market Penetration

At the end of the day we want this intern to be an integral part to our team. Our company is growing and we need ideas and the talent of the next generation of thinkers and marketers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing Degree or Recent Graduate in Business, Communications, English, PR, Design, Advertising or any relevant academic study

Skills We’re Looking For:

  • Demonstration of Leadership and Self-Direction
  • Strong Interest in Online Marketing (Search and PPC)
  • Advanced Computer Skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Ability to Speak and Write Clearly
  • Experience with Web and Graphic Design is a plus; Not Mandatory

If you are interested please go to this page and submit your information

About Ron Wave Design

Ron Wave Design is a search marketing firm led by two partners. Ron Arellano and Jason Khoo have created an agency that is poised to make major contributions to the ever evolving industry of Marketing and Search. After a successful first year, Ron Wave Design is looking for the best young talent to be a part of the company. The person we are looking for is someone who has an inherent curiosity and drive for marketing. We’re a young firm that operates very much like a startup. This means no cubicles, orders from upper management or companywide memo’s. At Ron Wave Design, you’ll be an integral part of strategy meetings, internal company decisions and of course our music!

The company is going through an exciting period of growth and we can’t wait to look for the next generation of great marketers. If you’re a person who loves to crank out hours in front of your laptop, bobbing your head to music and impromptu strategy sessions, then Ron Wave Design may just be the firm for you.

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Steve Mihaylo: Competition Info Session

steve-mihayloSteve Mihaylo’s company, Crexendo, is launching a new product and he wants CSUF students to be an integral part of the launch! Not only that, the best performing students have the chance to win thousands of dollars and even a position working with Mr. Mihaylo! Get your tickets for this special event now!

At this introductory meeting, Mr. Mihaylo and his team will lay the groundwork for this competition. They will give an overview of the product that is being launched, explain how students can compete, and there will be time to join in an intimate conversation with Mr. Mihaylo, one of Cal State Fullerton’s most successful businessmen.

This information session starts at 1pm on Monday, September 26 in the O’Brien Center (third floor, room 3230) in the Mihaylo building. Food and beverages will be served.

So come for lunch, the opportunity to have a conversation with Steve Mihaylo, to learn about how you can win thousands of dollars by competing, and maybe even to start your first career with one of the most respected companies and businessmen in America!

We hope to see you there!