STUDENT SMALL BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM

Kern County contains over 25,000 small businesses in a wide variety of industries, including over 5,000 businesses with 10+ employees. Over the past two and a half years, we've helped bring roughly 60 students together with both small and entrepreneurially-oriented larger businesses for part-time, paid hourly work and full-time positions after graduation, and those students have earned over $400,000 for the work they've done over that time (over $175k for the part-time work and nearly $250k for the full-time positions), and we have new small businesses contacting us to find student help every week! If you'd like to apply for one of the jobs below or hire a student for work at your company, please contact Employment Program Manager Peter Burley at pburley1@csub.edu, and he'll explain what you need to do!

NOTE: We do not accept job postings from Multilevel-Marketing Companies. 

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Top Current Part-Time Positions

Please contact individual employer for complete details.

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Company: Grimmway Farms

Position: HR Intern

Contact: April Morris

Contact Email: AMorris@grimmway.com

Website: https://www.grimmway.com/

Brief Description: April Morris (Director of Employee Learning and Development) is looking to hire an intern to assist with HR related work.

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Company: Mid State Development

Position: Office and Loan Assistant

Contact: Keith Brice

Contact Email: president@msdcdc.org

Website: http://www.msdcdc.org/index.html

Brief Description: Local company is looking to hire an intern, preferably in sophomore or junior year of college, to assist in a variety of office activities. For full description click here.

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Company: The Wonderful Company

Position: Associate Analyst

Website: https://www.wonderful.com/

Brief Description: The Wonderful Company is recruiting (4) Associate Analysts for their Finance and Accounting Rotation Mentorship (FARM) Program, starting in February or July 2022 (depending on graduation date). To apply follow directions here.

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Company: Kevin McCarthy's Office

Position: Intern

Website:https://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/services/internships

Brief Description: This is not a political internship – the intern can be any party, or not political at all. The internship programs are designed to provide students with an understanding of the core functions of a congressional office, including responding to constituent inquiries, researching legislation, developing public policy. To apply go to website link.

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Company: J&K Inc.

Position: Office Personel

Contact Name: Ethan Decker

Contact Emailethand@jerryandkeiths.com

Website: https://jerryandkeiths.com/

Brief Description: Truck parts and service company is currently looking for an office person to assist the current office personnel with keying invoices, taking money, and answering phones.

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Company: Local Trucking Company

Position: Accountant

Contact Email: pburley1@csub.edu

Brief Description: Local trucking company is currently looking to hire an accountant and is willing to offer training to the new employee. If interested, email Peter Burley to be put in contact with the business.

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Company: Saif Industries

Position: Software Developer

Contact Name: Ammar Rashik

Contact Phone: 661-638-0786

Contact Email: arashik@saifind.com

Website: www.saifindustries.com

Brief Description: Local niche aerospace spare parts vendor looking for software developer with proficiency in React, Node, Java Script, and/or ASP.NET to help build out functionality of their parts management software. Company is co-led by CSUB MBA student Ammar Rashik and was one of the winners of last fall's 59 Days of Code venture competition.

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Company: LaVerne & Son

Position: Lead Developer

Contact Name: Sara Estrada

Contact Phone: 661-837-8773

Contact Emailsara@laverneson.com

Website: www.laverneandson.com

Brief Description: Local HVAC company looking to hire bilingual English/Spanish Lead Generators to help them find more customers. Work will predominantly focus on outreach at the Home Depot location in Delano.

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Company: Wali Digital

Position: Graphic Designer

Contact Name: Bryson Slaughter

Contact Phone: 661-493-4791

Contact Emailbslaughter@walidigital.com

Website: www.walidigital.com

Brief Description: Local digital advertising agency looking for graphic designers to develop digital advertising campaigns for in-store video screens.

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Company: Stria, Inc.

Position: Document Preparation Specialist

Contact Email: careers@stria.com

Website: www.stria.com

Brief Description: The Document Preparation Specialist will prepare documents to be efficiently scanned by Document Imaging Specialists. The Document Preparation Specialist will also provide reverse preparation services for the proper return of documents to Stria's clients. For full description click here.

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Company: The Gentleman

Position: Bartender

Contact: Crystal Meyer

Contact Email: crystal.meyer661@gmail.com

Brief Description: Local private bar is looking to hire part-time bartenders.

Brief Description: As a Sales and Operations Management Trainee in our fast-paced Bakersfield branch, you will use your hard-earned degree to run a business and quickly solve problems for our customers – who will depend on you to achieve success. For full job description click here

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Company: CSUB Small Business Development Center

Position: Intern/Junior Consultant

Contact Name: Kelly Bearden

Contact Phone: 661-412-2001

Contact Emailkbearden@csub.edu

Website: www.csubsbdc.com

Brief Description: The CSUB SBDC periodically looks to hire students with a high level of business acumen to assist with outreach and intake assessments of existing and aspiring small business clients, as well as delivering consulting services to local small businesses.

Company: Bitwise Industries

Position: Software Development

Contact Name: Amy Thelen

Contact Phone: 661-809-0089

Contact Emailathelen@bitwiseindustries.com

Websitewww.bitwiseindustries.com

Brief Description: A tech organization dedicated to helping communities in underdog cities cultivate their tech sector. Regularly looking for coders to create specialized computer software for small businesses around Kern County and beyond.

Company: Coding Academy, Bitwise Industries

Position: Course Instructor

Contact Name: Amy Thelen

Contact Phone: 661-809-0089

Contact Emailathelen@bitwiseindustries.com

Website: www.geekwiseacademy.com

Brief Description: A coding academy, owned by Bitwise Industries, dedicated to teaching coding languages and web development. Regularly looking for instructors to teach online classes.

Company: Bitwise Industries

Position: Office Work

Contact Name: Amy Thelen

Contact Phone: 661-809-0089

Contact Emailathelen@bitwiseindustries.com

Websitewww.bitwiseindustries.com

Brief Description: Looking for interns to perform general office work. Coding experience not necessary. Job details and start dates vary due to shifting COVID-19 pandemic realities and Bitwise rollout plans for their Bakersfield operations.

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Company: Barbich Hooper King Dill Hoffman Accountancy Corporation

Position: Accounting Intern

Contact Name: Mike Stevenson

Contact Phone: 661-703-3586

Contact Email:  michaels@bhkcpas.com

Website: www.bhkcpas.com

Brief Description: BHK is always looking for top accounting students to fill periodic spots they have in their accounting internship. Send your resume to careers@BHK.com.

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Company: Allied Medical Transport

Position: Driver

Contact Name: Rainier Altavas

Remote: Not

Contact Phone: 661-343-5684

Contact Email: rainieraltavas@yahoo.com

Website: Under development

Brief Description: Non-emergency medical transportation company always looking for additional drivers.

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Company: Capital Insurance Group

Position: Claims Service Representative

Contact Name: Jennifer Black

Contact Email: jblack@ciginsurance.com

Website: https://www.ciginsurance.com/

Brief Description: CIG is looking to hire a Claims Service Representative. This position is the first point of contact for CIG customers after they experience a loss. For full description click here.

Company: Northern Digital

Position: Electrical Engineering Intern

Contact Name: Martin Obermire

Contact Phone: 661-322-6044, ext. 241

Contact EmailMartin.obermire@ndi.us

Websitewww.ndi.us

Brief Description:  Electrical/process control engineering company potentially looking for an electrical engineering student to assist with various tasks. Company designs control systems for a number of water/waste management districts and oil production facilities.

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Company: Vista HD

Position: Social media marketer

Contact Name: Ruby Randhk

Contact Email

ravinder_commvision@yahoo.com 

Brief Description:  Vista HD is a local CCTV purveyor and installation company. they are currently looking for someone to manage their social media accounts and to help them grow their overall brand recognition.

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Company: Transamerica Financial Services

Position: Financial service positions

Contact Name: Jasmine Cisneros

Contact Email: jcisneros18@csub.edu

Website: https://www.transamerica.com/

Brief Description: Transamerica is currently hosting interviews for dedicated and action-oriented individuals who are interested in working in the financial services industry alongside other like-minded individuals.

Top Current Full-Time Positions

Please contact individual employer for complete details.

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Company: Cornerstone Engineering

Position: HR/Accounting Assistant

Contact: Kent Halley

Contact Email: keh@cornerstoneeng.com

Brief Description: Cornerstone is interested in hiring an HR assistant to perform various HR related activities as well as several accounting activities. If interested send your resume to the contact email listed.

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Company: Kern Island Working Committee

Position: Canvasser

Contact: Russel Johnson

Contact Email: russell.johnson@consulting-commonsense.com

Brief Description: Local political consultant is looking to hire several team members to assist in a campaign that will take place between April and May. If interested send your resume to the contact listed.

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Company: Kern Island Working Committee

Position: Executive Administrator

Contact: Russel Johnson

Contact Email: russell.johnson@consulting-commonsense.com

Brief Description: Under direction of the working committee the Executive Administrator role is to organize the day-to-day activities of Kern Island. The Administrator will coordinate and facilitate the regular meetings of Kern Island. for full description click here.

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Brief Description: The Claims Assistant is a key member of our claims team, providing administrative support in a fast-paced, dynamic, team environment. For more info click on position URL. To apply email resume to Vanessa Abel.

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Company:Synergy

Position: Medical Sales Rep   

Contact: Tanya Wilson

Contact email: tanyaw@synergysr.com

Application URL: https://valleyoxygen.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=190

Brief Description: We are currently seeking qualified candidates for our Medical Sales/Account Manager position. This position is essential to the growth of our business. The ideal candidate for this position will have the opportunity to generate sales results by creating relationships with Physician Offices, Medical Clinics, and Healthcare facilities.

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Company:Synergy

Position: Field Specialist

Contact: Tanya Wilson

Contact email: tanyaw@synergysr.com

Application URL: https://valleyoxygen.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=206

Brief Description: As a Field Specialist at Synergy, you will be delivering, setting up and educating elderly patients on the use of their respiratory equipment in their homes. This role requires the ability to work in a fast paced, independent, and mobile environment. The right candidate should be dependable, accountable and share our compassion for providing excellent patient care. 

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Company: Synergy

Position: IT & Purchasing Support

Contact: Tanya Wilson

Contact email: tanyaw@synergysr.com

Application URL: https://valleyoxygen.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=207

Brief Description: Our ideal IT Specialist candidate will provide superior service and root cause resolutions for our team. IT Specialists receive and handle requests for support, respond in a timely manner, and promptly escalate any unresolved requests as appropriate. In addition, IT Specialists produce detailed documentation and advise relevant persons of actions taken. The candidate must work as part of our team and possess superior communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. 

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Company: Purveyor Branding Co.

Position: Brand Manager

Application URL: https://purveyorbranding.com/careers

Website: https://purveyorbranding.com/

Brief Description: As a brand manager you will work with the Purveyor team to brainstorm and execute on creative direction for everything from
brand extensions to packaging to collateral to social media and other marketing efforts, and you will champion the clients every step of the way.

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Company: Purveyor Branding Co.

Position: Junior Designer

Application URL: https://purveyorbranding.com/careers

Website: https://purveyorbranding.com/

Brief Description: As a junior designer you will work with our creative services (retainer) clients to bring ideas to life and shape new concepts
so every visual element aligns perfectly with their core vision. You’ll also bring new ideas to the table
to help them continue to build their visual identity.

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Company: Amazon

Position: Management Level and Above

Contact Name: Gabby Zendejas

Contact Phone: 559-542-8731

Contact Email: gzendej@amazon.com

Brief Description: Managerial and higher positions available at new Amazon locations. Due to Amazon's expansion, managerial applicants are continuously in need. The contact, Gabby, is a former entrepreneurship club member and will be taking applications from entrepreneurial minded individuals to fill open positions. Affinity communities are currently being started in Fresno but there are plans to extend into Bakersfield when a second facility is opened.

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Company: Stria, Inc.

Position: Solutions Engineer

Contact Email: careers@stria.com

Website: www.stria.com

Brief Description: The Solutions Engineer will participate in customer engagement sessions and assist Project Managers in the collection and documentation of detailed business requirements. In addition, Solutions Engineers will provide customers with training and support for existing solutions. For full description click here.

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Company: Stria, Inc.

Position: Analytics Developer

Contact Email: careers@stria.com

Website: www.stria.com

Brief Description: In this role you will have the opportunity to wear many hats but much of your focus will be using an Analytics Platform to visualize datasets that you have generated using SQL and/or Python. This position will also require the soft skills necessary to communicate highly complex information to non-technical customers in a way that is easy to understand. For full description click here.

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Company: Barbich Hooper King Dill Hoffman Accountancy Corporation

Position: Staff Accountant 

Contact Name: Mike Stevenson

Contact Email:  michaels@bhkcpas.com

Brief Description: BHK is always looking for top quality accounting students to fill staff accounting positions. Send your resume to careers@BHK.com.

Company: Northern Digital

Position: Control Systems Engineer

Contact Name: Martin Obermire

Contact Phone: 661-322-6044, ext. 241

Contact EmailMartin.obermire@ndi.us

Websitewww.ndi.us

Brief Description:  Electrical/process control engineering company looking for two graduating seniors in electrical engineering. Work involves CAD work, control panel design, & binary logic diagrams. Company works with a number of          water/waste management districts and oil production facilities.

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Company: Allevity Reciting & Staffing

Position: Supply Chain Manager

Contact Name: Chris Mullins

Contact EmailChrisM@allevity.com

Website: https://www.allevity.com/

Brief Description:  Allevity is in search of an experienced and highly skilled Supply Chain Manager to organize, coordinate, and oversee all activities relating to the sourcing, procurement, production, and materials movement of company goods. For full job description click here.

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Company: Paylocity

Position: Account Executive

Contact Name: Alex Garcia

Contact Phone: 661-473-9520

Contact Email: agarcia2@paylocity.com

Website: www.paylocity.com

Brief Description: HR software company looking for multiple account executives to take responsibility for prospecting and developing relationships with potential clients as well as closing new and expanded sales agreements.

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Brief Description: Grapevine MSP is looking for some entry level accounting help, they have several full time positions available for graduates or students. If you are interested send your resume to the listed contact email.

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Company: Penske

Position: Sales and Operations Management Trainee

Contact Name: Kyle Shepard

Contact Email: kshepherd@csub.edu

The purpose of this page is to facilitate connections between small business employers and students. The CSUB Entprepreneurship Club is NOT an official intermediary for these positions.