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by Steven on Jul 01, 2015

The "WHY"

Angela Ahrendts had the winning formula with Burberry combining on-line with off-line solutions (a reason she's at Apple now). She inspired her employees and end consumers in an aspirational community. Profitability comes from everyone connected in contextual meaning. Join this exciting meet up group of creatives and empowered individuals. A human centered approach to technology. Cross pollinating success stories of what works and what doesn't. Living in the moment (Albert Einstein) with technology does. Or, as Google would say social engagement + micro-moments is the future. It's all listening and not likes. Production for the masses. Community management by design in culture. http://www.meetup.com/Design-thinking-for-social-impact-UI-UX-Human-Centered/

by Steven on Jun 30, 2015

Small is beautiful, Economics if People Mattered

Putting a human face on technology? Theory comes from practical understanding and observation. Synthesize experiences from principles and theory. Is it mobile first? Maybe it's culture first. The most revolutionary meet-up you won't want to miss as it's people needs first. As we are accustomed to things, wants, and money it's quite the opposite. It's community management with mass personalization at scale. Learn how privacy, security and identities will come forth by empowerment first in IAAS all the way down to the individual.Design through creativity is the only way out. Such an inspirational time in history as this meet-up is focused on not mass production but production by the masses that supports an ecosystem. Don't miss out on connecting humans and nature. http://www.meetup.com/Design-thinking-for-social-impact-UI-UX-Human-Centered/

by Satoru on Jun 29, 2015

University Pointe Room Available on August

I am moving out of University Pointe and this room is available on August 1st, so PLEASE contact me ASAP if you are interested in this room. This room has 2 bedroom/2 bathroom. The rent is $559 per month that covers electricity, expanded cable TV plus On-Demand, internet access, water, sewer, and trash. The room is well-furnished, such as clean kitchen, microwave, big fridge, big screen TV, nice dresser, sofa, clean bathtub, etc. The building has 24 hour gym and computer lab. Also, the building is right in front of the Max stop and very close to PSU. I am looking for a guy to take over my lease. You will pay rent for August. The lease ends late August and you have the option to renew the lease for the next year if you want. There are 3 guy flatmates, but one of them is temporarily out for his summer vacation So, in this summer, you will have only two roommates.The following is the link to the apartment building. http://univpointe.com/Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks!

by Jyoti on Jun 25, 2015

Bicycle delivery drivers needed!

A friend of mine is the manager of a new Jimmy John's store opening in downtown Portland near Providence Park. He is a really cool person to work for and the store culture will be fast-paced and FUN. They need in-store people as well as delivery bikers! A perfect gig for PSU students!See the Craigslist ad here for more info: http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/fbh/5087241311.htmlJob fair today from 3pm-7pm or Saturday 11am-3pm

by Heidi on Jun 23, 2015

Writing Tutor & Editor Available for PSU Students

Hi there,I have worked as an editor and writing tutor for college students on-and-off for the past 5 years, and I am looking for someone to tutor this summer & in the upcoming school year!My education:Master's of Education in progress at PSU's Graduate School of Education, 4.0 GPA.Bachelor's of Art in History/Literature from Reed College, 3.5 GPA.My most extensive writing project was a 90-page thesis on racism in the novella Heart of Darkness, so I have experience with research, writing, and editing at many scales.If you're interested in hearing my (reasonable) rates and schedule, get in touch anytime: whiteh3@pdx.edu.Thank you!

by Heidi on Jun 23, 2015

K-8 Tutor Available in Portland

Hi, I'm a K-8 tutor currently looking for clients!My credentials:I'm a graduate student close to earning my Master's in Education at PSU, and also hold a bachelor's degree in History & Literature from Reed College.My primary expertise is supporting math & literacy development, and I have extensive experience working with kids ages 5 through 13. I first started working with kids as an instructional assistant in 2005 (when I was practically a kid myself), so I'm very familiar and comfortable with motivating young folks who feel frustrated or "don't see the point."I also have been working full-time as a college/career counselor for adolescents for the past couple of years, so I have skills there as well.My rate is very reasonable, so if you know of a child who needs a versatile, patient, & motivating tutor... contact me anytime! Email: whiteh3@pdx.edu

by Steven on Jun 18, 2015

New meet-up group (Design culture w/engagement)

Marc Benioff surrounded himself with Steve Jobs. David Kelley did as well from IDEO. Apple's core values (The "WHY"):1. Purpose and imagination2. Consumer trust and engagement3. Technology, data and design4. Innovation networks5. Global reach and local delivery channels6. Power, influence and capitalWe are stuck on the "WHAT". The future is clearly defined by connecting dots between what Steve Jobs believed and, "Protecting the ecosystem", "You are your own brand", "It's all consumer satisfaction". These are quotes from Marc Benioff and what the future is:"Ecosystem driven + Partnership driven""Customers demand open platforms""Identity + Security of data""Transition from transactional to aspirational communities""Personal experiences""Meet people that are about impact"If you care about design thinking for social impact (David Kelley at IDEO) then join this group:http://www.meetup.com/Design-thinking-for-social-impact-UI-UX-Human-Centered/This is "WHAT" business is all about (the "WHY"):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3X_lktsMEI&feature=youtu.be

by David on Jun 16, 2015

Creative Pro Needed

Sirona Technology is a start-up that combines cutting edge technology with eye-catching creative to help companies identify, engage and qualify customers. We are seeking a creative, quirky and brilliant creative pro who can give form to the mission, vision and needs of our clients. We are a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment composed of radicals, revolutionaries and other misfits who want to see an impact from our work.  You will need to be able to quickly and beautifully develop social med and email templates, as well as buttons, banners and other web advertisements based on what a client needs, not what a client asks for. If you don’t know the difference, keep looking.The pay is based on experienced: solid hourly wage of an average of 20 hours per week with the opportunity to convert to long-term project contract. The ideal candidate should be able to work remotely with minimal supervision, manage towards tight deadlines with shifting priorities, and be a motivated self-starter who can take a joke. 

by Erik on Jun 16, 2015

Anyone have a solid backpacking tent they want to unload?

Hey fellow PSUers. Anyone have a lightweight one- or two-man backpacking tent they're looking to sell/aren't using? I'm in the market and would prefer not to have to go the $300 REI route. Let me know if you've got a one you're looking to unload (I'm less than a mile from campus).Cheers,Erik

by Steven on Jun 14, 2015

Wordpress developers + digital video

Looking for help building a website on New Rain Maker platform (don't let it scare you if you haven't seen it). WP developers will see it visually in a short amount of time.Developing a portal for Localsupportslocal.com. Have initial investors with the content I have that needs to go into it. Extremely passionate for putting people behind products for those in our community.

by Outreach on Jun 11, 2015

Become a Harvest Leader with Portland Fruit Tree Project

PFTP is currently accepting applications for 2015 Harvest Leaders! We'd greatly appreciate any sharing or re-posting of the below announcement: Become a Harvest Leader with Portland Fruit Tree Project! Meet new people, get access to lots of fresh fruit, and hone your group leadership skills! Harvest Leaders oversee and lead harvest participants and distribute harvested fruit. It’s a fun way to meet new people, gain new skills, and help make locally grown produce available to all! Each harvesting event is co-led by 2 volunteer Harvest Leaders, who each agree to lead a minimum of 5 harvesting parties between July and November.  All training, materials and support is provided.<Click here for more information and applications instructions.> Application deadline is Sunday, June 14.

by Alicia on Jun 11, 2015

Part-time Inside Sales/Appointment Setter SW Portland

Are you customer service motivated? The Rian Group Real Estate is rapidly expanding and seeking Inside Sales Agents/Appointment Setters for our corporate office in SW Portland.This is not a call center position. It is located in our professional headquarters. We are looking for true phone professionals.This position requires:A strong desire to excel and succeedGood phone skills and communication skillsBe a professionalWhat does this position offer?Hourly Wage + Bonuses + CommissionsStrong career advancement opportunitiesProfessional but fun and upbeat working environmentUnlimited leadsPart-time work to start out with potential Full-timeCome join one of Oregon's fastest growing companies TODAY!Interested candidates please send in an updated resume and cover letter to careers@theriangroup.com for immediate consideration.

by VinhVy on Jun 08, 2015

Apartment for rent

I am a graduate student from PSU going to Buffalo NY for school at Ross Eye Institute. I am trying to find an apartment (studio or one BD) cheap to rent ... moving in next month if possible.. Roommate is fine too! just trying to find somebody who are familiar with the place!

by J.J. on Jun 04, 2015

Part time Paid Internship / Financial Advisor office

I am looking for assistance in my Portland office with Social Media Marketing & complianceClient ServiceOffice management taskSales assistanceStarting rate $10-$15Please contact J.J. Klein at JJ.Klein@lpl.com or 855 226 7388

by Eve on Jun 04, 2015

We are looking for a roommate (NE 33rd + near Alberta)

Hello!My two lovely roommates and I are looking for a new roommate! Rent is $495, not including utilities. -The house: Located about 5 miles away from PSU campus and only a 5 minute drive from Alberta Street, the house is also just a block or two away from bus lines. The house has two floors with a finished basement (the upstairs is rented out separately and has its own entrance). 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, beautiful kitchen, fireplace, hardwood floors, front yard, back yard with a small flower garden, street parking, washer/dryer in basement. There is a lot of storage space throughout the house. The room that will be available is in the lower floor: about 11'x10' in size, nice big window, next to a bathroom that is shared with only 1 other person. The room is recently painted and will be unfurnished (although we do have an extra desk that may be used if needed). -Us:We are all female PSU students (two Seniors, one Junior), ages 21-22, introverted, and very easy people to live with. We all work full-time in addition to being students. We are looking for someone who is independent and considerate, doesn't have pets, has a reliable income and is able to pay the rent/bills on time. This room will be available soon; we can be flexible on the move-in date. Please message me directly if interested, Eve

by Eve on Jun 04, 2015

Room available $495 rent; NE 33rd + near Alberta

Hello!My two lovely roommates and I are looking for someone to rent out the fourth bedroom! -The house:Located about 5 miles away from PSU campus, about a 5 min drive to Alberta; only a block or two away from bus lines. The house is two floors with a finished basement (the upstairs is rented out separately and has its own entrance). 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, beautiful kitchen, fireplace, hardwood floors, front yard, back yard with a small flower garden, street parking, washer/dryer in basement. There is a lot of storage space throughout the house. No utilities are included in the rent. The room that will be available is in the lower floor: about 11'x10' in size, nice big window, next to a bathroom that is shared with only 1 other person. The room is recently painted and will be unfurnished (we do have an extra desk that you may use if needed).-Us: We are all female PSU students (two Seniors, one Junior), ages 21-22, introverted, and very easy people to live with. We all work full-time in addition to being students. We are looking for someone who is independent and considerate, doesn't have pets, has a reliable income and is able to pay rent/bills on time. This room will be available very soon; we can be flexible on the move-in date. Please message me directly if interested, Eve

by Erik on Jun 02, 2015

Cross-post: Accompani is hiring a Media Mastermind!

Hey fellow PSUers! This looked like an awesome opportunity to break into the pdx tech scene with a cool gig. Here's the post from Startups Switchboard:We are hiring another Media Mastermind! This is a contract role (20 hours/week to start, length of 3+ months) based in our SE Portland office. We're doing a massive push to increase our data coverage by 400%, and this research-based role will be instrumental in helping us achieve that goal.This is a great role for people with non-technical backgrounds to break into the tech startup world.Here's a link to the original post with contact info and more job details: https://pdxstartups.switchboardhq.com/posts/11374Cheers,Erik

by Jane on May 29, 2015

Website developer needed

HELP!  If you know how to build a professional looking website, that is user friendly, then I need you!  I'm a corporate trainer and communication coach.  Ideally, the website would include the following:  embedded video content, on-line calendar/scheduling, credit card processing (or paypal link).  Once the website is live, I would like to be able to manage/change content myself...I think...or you could possible have an on-going side gig.

by Aria on May 28, 2015

Crosspost: Skillsesh is looking for a PSU student intern (paid) for community management!

Hey everyone, I saw this post on the PDX Startups Switchboard and thought I would share it here. Check it out! With two months until launch, Skillsesh (www.skillsesh.com) is recruiting an intern to assist with the following:-Campus recruitment strategy-Social media content-Onboarding of PSU students and gathering feedbackHere is our pitch deck (currently seeking funding):http://www.slideshare.net/JohnConnor28/skill-sesh-pitch-deck-1Requirements:-Must be a current or recent PSU student-Preference to students with a marketing or design background-Must have strong social network presence-Able to commit 5-10 hrs a week.Perks:-You will get to learn the ins and out of lean startup methodology-$100 stipend biweekly-You will have the references of diverse domain experts-You get your foot in the door with an early stage startup that has vast growth potential-We will require at least 5 hours, but a student can work up to 5 additional hours for performance bonuses in some of the tasks.-When the work is done is up to the student.Email your resume'/ Linkedin and a short explanation of why you would be a good fit for us, to John@skillsesh.com

by Brian on May 27, 2015

Get Paid to Study? What the ...

BuddyUp is a local startup founded by PSU students and we're recruiting students who want to get paid to help organize study groups ... for classes you're taking. Seriously. Get paid to study? Crazy. But true. Email info@buddyup.org to learn more. Chances are, you're qualified. $100 for every 5 study groups with at least 3 people in attendance. Starting Fall 2015.

by Molly on May 26, 2015

Need sublet for summer

Hello! I need someone to sublet my room during the summer months. I live in a two bedroom two bathroom apartment super close to PSU campus, just a 15 minute walk. Rent is $730 and our lease is up beginning of September. If you are interested, please let me know!

by Erik on May 21, 2015

Entry-level jobs in tech for PSU grads: $35-4ok

Hey everyone,I saw this post on PDX Startups Switchboard and I know these guys and this company well. It's an excellent opportunity to enter pdx tech sales (a pretty amazing and well-paying field in Portland if I do say so myself). Check these guys out; they're called TalkDesk: http://blog.talkdesk.com/talkdesk-is-hiring-sales-development-representatives-in-portland-oregon

by Erik on May 21, 2015

Looking for entry level FEWD position.

Hey PSU friends. I know a great front-end web developer who's new to town and actively looking for an entry level position at a local tech company--she also happens to be incredibly friendly and moderately brilliant : )Drop me a line if you hear of anything, and accept a sincere thanks for your time. Here's a quick glance at her skill-set: http://spacecodet.com/site/Cheers!

by Colleen on May 19, 2015

Filing Clerk Position in Inner SE Portland

Hello, I'm an alumni of PSU and work at a law firm in inner SE Portland. We're looking for someone to come in and do filing for about 8 hours per week for $12/hr. You can choose your hours, but once you do, it would be ideal to be consistent with them unless your work/school hours change. We're a flexible, laid back office with 3 attorneys and 2 legal assistants. If you're interested, please send a Resume to Dave@sacksgoetz.com.

by Gaby on May 01, 2015

Connect with 90+ employers at the All Majors Career + Internship Fair!

Spring 2015 Career + Internship Fair : ALL MAJORSWednesday, May 0611am - 3pmPortland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom, 3rd FloorPSU's students and alumni will have an opportunity to meet representatives from over 90 organizations. Many different employers, including private industry, government and non-profits will provide you with information about career and internship opportunities within their organization.More information, tips and updates visit: http://www.pdx.edu/advising-career-services/career-fairs

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