Upwardly Global Seeking Intern

Upwardly Global, founded in 2000, is a national and award-winning nonprofit organization with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Detroit. Upwardly Global helps work-authorized, skilled immigrants rebuild their professional careers in the U.S. by providing professional job-search training and access to employers with global talent needs.

Upwardly Global is steadfast in its core belief in the potential of immigrant professionals and the power of employers to create large-scale social change while achieving bottom line results. We pride ourselves on fostering a culture of results-orientation, entrepreneurial spirit, and a sense of the possible.  For more information about the organization, please visit www.upwardlyglobal.org.

Description: The Michigan Program Assistant Intern is an initially unpaid position that will be responsible for providing administrative and program support to the new Upwardly Global Michigan office. The ideal candidate will be a highly professional, resourceful, and a self-motivated individual who wants to both contribute to and grow with Upwardly Global.

Additional Skills Required:

  • Some experience as a program or administrative assistant required
  • Some experience conducting phone outreach or client services to diverse populations preferred
  • Excellent English communication skills including writing skills
  • High level of computer proficiency with MS Office and familiarity with databases such as Salesforce
  • High level of organization and attention to detail
  • Strong ability to work autonomously, multi-task, and prioritize
  • Commit to 15-20 hours per week, schedule TBD. 3-6 month commitment.

Breakout of Responsibilities:


  • Manage onboarding process for Upwardly Global’s Michigan applicants to verify their qualifications and information
  • Support basic Salesforce data entry projects
  • Conduct research on industry- or employer-specific job postings in support of Online team
  • Help to answer incoming phones and direct calls to staff


  • Call candidates to confirm training participation or encourage to continue with training
  • Promote and register candidates for all workshops (e.g. sending out email announcements and reminders, registering JS on database, coordinating resumes, job descriptions, volunteer training materials etc.)
  • Conduct check-in calls with last year’s online participants to uncover job placements or updates
  • Meet weekly with supervisor to review workload
  • Additional event planning support as necessary


  • Coordinate alumni videos for organizational marketing use, including success stories and interview question videos
  • Compile and distribute training resources to jobseekers after training completion via email
  • Research and create new employer profiles in Salesforce based on the companies where alumni have found work and connect to alumni profiles

For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter to Annie Fenton, Senior Program Associate, at annief@upwardlyglobal.org.



Career Opportunity with Czarnowski: Project Manager

Job Description


Job Title: Project Manager

Department: Production

Date: October, 2014

Reports to:  Operations Manager

FLSA Status:  Full-time

Position Summary

A Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily functions to plan, coordinate, implement and finalize production projects according to projects specifications and guidelines all while keeping the project within budget with on time deliverables. Performs other related assignments or duties as required. A comprehensive understanding of various construction methodologies.

Essential Functions

This position involves working closely with all interoffice disciplines including account services, design, graphics, engineering, onsite services, accounting, executive management and occasional client interaction. This position requires effective team communication and collaboration. Project Manager to lead projects from start to finish with minimal guidance. Ability to prioritize and muli-task


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Developing and tracking budgets
  • Estimating
  • Continually explore opportunities to add value to process and job accomplishments
  • Planning
  • Provides calendar support, critical paths, work scheduling and facilitating weekly meetings
  • Manage projects to time lines and budget constraints
  • Define project scope, objectives and deliverables
  • Extensive collaboration and communication with project vendors and fabrication facilities
  • Develops full-scale project plans and associated documentation
  • Provides effective leadership
  • Drives issues to resolution using escalation where appropriate
  • Proactively manages changes in project scope
  • Identifies potential risks and develops effective response plans
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Meets financial objective by forecasting, preparing annual budgets, reconciling projects, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions
  • Ensuring quality control throughout projects cycle
  • Develop and facilitate weekly team meetings
  • Work in a team environment
  • Global working experience required
  • Have an expert knowledge of the Chinese language and English language
  • Have capabilities to work in both the United States and China with permanent residence in one of the two countries


  • Advanced computer proficiency
  • Competency with email
  • Competency with word
  • Competency with spreadsheet software (excel)

Experience and Education Requirements

  • High school graduation
  • Graduate in applicable field of study with a bachelor’s degree or experience specific to the field of work

Physical and Environmental Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of their job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their essential functions.

While performing the duties for this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods, see to read and analyze complex graphical data, and hear and speak to exchange information. The employee is required to frequently use hands and fingers to control equipment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work is typically performed in an office, which is busy, oriented to client service and subject to constant work interruptions. Employees may work under the stress of continual interdepartmental contacts and pressure meet timelines.

Travel within the United States and globally is required. Ability to obtain a passport, foreign visas, and travel by air is required.

Application Materials

Submittal of resume required, portfolio strongly recommended. References may be requested.


Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.


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Position: Applications Engineer (Associate Weld Engineer)
Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Reports To: Advanced Technology Applications Manager

 Ability to program weld schedules
 Ability to weld steel coupons based off of customer welding specifications
 Have basic resistance welding knowledge of weld guns and resistance welding process
 Experience with resistance weld control programming & setting up of Ethernet networks
 Technical telephone and e-mail support for customers
 Effective written and verbal communication skills
 Pro-active team orientated attitude
 Self motivation is essential

 BSEE preferred or equivalent work experience in resistance welding
 Experience with resistance welding set-ups and coupon welding validation

• Design Resistance Welding Schedules, review customer metal stack-ups, run welding tests, provide product on site training
• Set-up of WTC resistance welding controls & WTC Monitoring Networks at the customer’s facilities
• Assist in the Field Service Department as required
• Must be available to travel locally, nationally and internationally

About Welding Technology Corporation:

WTC is a global manufacturer & supplier of the most advanced technology in the resistance welding industry. Our cross section of customers from the aerospace, automotive, and consumer goods industry have benefited for over 75 years from a multitude of patented welding products including
Medium Frequency DC welding controls, networking, data collection and predictive maintenance tools. We invite you to visit us at www.weldtechcorp.com

For more information please contact HR@weldtechcorp.com



Position: Software Engineer C
Location: Farmington Hills, MI
Reports To: Director of Advanced Technology


 Software skills required: Java, C, C++, Object Oriented Design, Database Design
 Developing software to meet customer’s specific requirements
 Hardware interface monitoring, network communication (Ethernet, CAN, Serial)
 Diagnostics of the next generation of resistance weld control systems
 Experience with resistance welding systems
■ Supplies information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing        development and service issues


 BS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
 Embedded programming (C-Language) experience
 Embedded control systems experience

 Develop and maintain software that controls the welding process in an embedded architecture
 Develop and maintain software that interfaces with the welding controller
 Develop and maintain internal software projects
 Communicate with development and quality groups for regular updates
 Assist quality in execution of testing and software verifications
■ Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.
About Welding Technology Corporation:

WTC is a global manufacturer & supplier of the most advanced technology in the resistance welding industry. Our cross section of customers from the aerospace, automotive, and consumer goods industry have benefited for over 75 years from a multitude of patented welding products including Medium Frequency DC welding controls, networking, data collection and predictive maintenance tools. We invite you to visit us at www.weldtechcorp.com

For more information please contact HR@weldtechcorp.com