Welcome to the Career Exploration Online Student Resource.
Use this resource to explore various career and industry opportunities in the Springfield area.
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We are a non-profit agency dedicated to finding permanent homes for children, and assisting at risk families stay together.
Website URL: Adoptions Northwest
Career Opportunities include Social Workers, Project Managers, Marketing, and Non-profit management.
University Degree in Social Services - Graduate Degree if possible
Learn to read people without judging. Keeping an open mind and having the ability to work with all kinds of people are key.
Brothers Cleaning Services Our awesome 5-star reputation is built on professional and impeccable cleaning and customer service. We set ourselves apart from the competition through prompt response to our customers’ needs and a stellar staff of trustworthy and nationally certified technicians. When you hire Brothers Cleaning Services, you are recruiting a highly qualified and well-trained cleaning team Professional Carpet Cleaning Services Brothers Cleaning specializes in residential and commercial carpet cleaning, rug cleaning, and upholstery cleaning. We are highly reviewed and have been continually recognized as the best carpet cleaning company in Eugene and Springfield, OR. Commercial Cleaning and Janitorial Services Additionally, we have been the largest and most trusted name in commercial cleaning and janitorial services for decades. This is a result of our dedication to creating long-lasting relationships with our customers and our commitment providing nothing but the highest quality cleaning services. Based in Springfield, Oregon for 48 years, our commercial service area includes Eugene, Springfield, Albany, Corvallis, Salem OR and surrounding communities in Lane, Linn, Benton, Polk, and Marion counties. Our full suite of commercial cleaning services includes: • Janitorial services • Commercial carpet cleaning • Hard floor care (cleaning, buffing, stripping, waxing) • Window washing • Pressure washing • Parking lot sweeping • COVID & flu disinfection
Website URL: Brothers Cleaning
Cleaning (Commercial/Residential) HR Accountant Sales Marketing
Service Associate - Commercial Cleaning
Advance Cabinet designs, Inc. is a family-owned business that has been manufacturing functional and attractive custom-built casework and displays since 1993. We have had the privilege of creating cabinets, displays, lockers, and reception unites in banks schools, hotels, medical/dental offices, laboratories, and retail establishments throughout the Pacific Northwest. We take great pride in the quality of work we produce an the relationship we build with our contractors, architects, business owners, and customers and we value our team of 25+ employees who have an average individual tenure of over 10 years!
Website URL: Advance Cabinet Designs
Casework Manufacturing, CNC/Saw/Bander Operators, Delivery/Driver, Project Manager, Estimator, Drafter, Office Staff, and Installer
ACD is continually on the lookout for energetic, open minded people to add to our team! If you have experience or training in manufacturing, project/contract management, drafting, or office operations, we would take the opportunity to meld your knowledge with our own! No experience? No worries! Bring to us a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, and the ability to pass a drug test and we look forward to the opportunity to share our knowledge and experience with you!
YES! Contact Tani Michaud - 541.465.3394 TaniM@acdcabinets.com
ACD embraces the philosophy that you can teach skills, but you can't teach attitude! Our strongest team members embody the following: Positive Attitude, Willingness to Learn, Team Player, Desire to Succeed, Solution Seeker, Basic Math Skills. Join us with these attributes and we look forward to providing you with the opportunity to learn and advance as part of our team!
Since 1955, Chambers Construction has worked as the general contractor on renovations, remodels, office and commercial buildings, institutional, educational facilities, manufacturing, medical facilities, mixed-used and multi-family projects of all shapes and sizes. In addition, we’ve been an authorized Butler Builder® since 1974, providing pre-engineered metal building solutions for commercial construction. We custom tailor our project teams, systems, and processes to fit the unique challenges and project goals that each of our clients bring to the table. We understand our responsibility to a project does not end at substantial completion, but continues for as long as our client needs us. Our commitment to this philosophy has driven the growth of our business for over 65 years, with repeat clients accounting for 85% of our annual sales.
Website URL: Chambers Construction
We're happy to provide training. However, students who are good working with their hands, good at problem solving, can see a project through from start to finish, and like teamwork can find success in a career at Chambers Construction.
Yes. Mark Harrington - 541.972.0997 / email@example.com
In the construction industry, it's about being able to work well with others and problem-solve. The more proactive you are in taking advantage of training opportunities, and to work on different projects, the more likely you are to advance in your career. There are several career pathways within the construction industry from being a carpenter, to being a superintendent or project manager, as well as support functions like estimating, accounting, contract administration, marketing, and more.
Over the years, Alvord-Taylor has grown and evolved – both our services and the number of people we support. At the same time, our group homes have gone from housing as many as ten people to an average of three residents. We own or rent more than 18 homes in Eugene/Springfield and support residents with round-the-clock in-house Alvord-Taylor staff. Many people also live in their own apartments, and we support them in being as independent as possible.
Website URL: Alvord Taylor
Human Resources Generalist, 24 Hour Program Director, 24 Hour Program Manager, Lead Support Professional, and Direct Support Professional.
Minimum education requirement: High School diploma or GED
Yes, we would host. For internships, please contact Rachel Long at 541-736-3444 Ext 209 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We serve over 60 people with disabilities in the Eugene-Springfield area. Our main areas of focus are facilitating independence and personal opportunity. We believe in genuine community involvement for the people we support and increasing community awareness of the abilities of the people we support. Someone looking at working in our industry must be flexible in their availability, wanting to help others achieve life goals and independence, and have a positive attitude.
We are a quarterly lifestyle print and digital magazine, focusing on people, businesses and organizations, destinations, and restaurants across Lane County.
Website URL: Eugene Magazine
Advertising sales, editorial, internships, administration, writing.
Advertising sales, editorial, internships, administration, writing.
Write as much as you can, read as much as you can, find your voice and figure out what you want out of a publications position
The Hansen Insurance Company
My agency currently represents Horace Mann Insurance company. As a part of Horace Mann, I focus on helping protect educators with insurance products for vehicles, homes, life, and retirement products. I support schools by providing staff appreciation programs, student loan forgiveness assistance, retirement workshops, and spoiling them with lunches and snacks.
Website URL: The Hansen Insurance Agency
As my agency grows I will need office staff for answering phones, handling client requests, appointment scheduling, and filing. In the future, I will also be looking for an insurance producer. That position requires an insurance license and would put together and present quotes, work with the underwriters to make sure each policy is processed with all needed information.
I would look for strong skills in the Microsoft suite (word, excel, Outlook and PowerPoint are the most used) as well as basic computer skills. Experience speaking with clients on the phone and in-person is very helpful. Because social media is a part of most marketing programs, understanding Facebook, Linked In, Twitter and Instagram is a plus. Understanding basic office equipment, filing systems and processes is important. Much of this training could be obtained by working in your school office or as a teacher's assistant.
Due to background check requirements, I am unable to provide job shadows. Internships would be a possibility in the future.
If you want to work in any service industry (where you take care of people) remember that it is NOT about you making money. You are there to serve others to the best of your abilities. If you put the needs of your customers first, success will follow. Be open to learning new things and asking questions. None of us know everything. Asking for help is a strength.
The Lane Child and Family Center is a state licensed preschool/child care program serving families on LCC main campus. The program is one of three centers in Lane County accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and rated 5 stars by Oregon's Quality Rating and Improvement System. The Center is a teacher preparation school and parent cooperative.
Website URL: Lane Child and Family Center
New Horizons is more than the largest in-home care agency in Oregon, we’re a community of dedicated healthcare professionals focused on comprehensive, individualized care for people’s overall well-being, not just their conditions.
Website URL: New Horizons
We Invest in Passionate People. Start your career with us today as a Caregiver, CNA, Nurse, Care Manager or visit NHcares.com to apply for additional opportunities.
Discover a job that's as flexible as it is rewarding. Working as a Caregiver is a great way to enter the growing healthcare field, No experience necessary! For those looking to start their careers as a CNA or Nurse we offer part time positions tailored around your class schedule along with paid training, ongoing mentorships, scholarship grants for employees interested in continued education.
We Invest in Passionate People. At New Horizons, we know great care only happens with great caregivers. That’s why we’re a people-first company committed to the whole health of our community, starting with our caregivers. We offer paid training. Even if you don’t have any experience, we’ll give you the training you need to provide great care and enjoy the feeling of making a profound difference in someone's life by becoming a caregiver today.
Professional Credit has been helping consumers get out of debt and take back control of their finances. Whether there are balances owed for medical bills, utilities, court fines and fees, auto loans, or other services, Professional Credit restores financial integrity to individuals facing these challenges as well as to those healthcare organizations, government entities, or financial institutions nationwide which need to continue serving our communities. At Professional Credit, we have the opportunity to communicate with consumers using cutting edge omni-channel communication technology to provide excellent customer service to consumers at every touch point via text, live chat, email and phone calls. This approach to communication is backed and enhanced by our Data Analytics and Behavioral Science Teams. We study our processes and deploy advanced automation and analytics to continually improve the consumer and client experience.
Website URL: Professional Credit Service
Credit Representatives, Customer Service Representatives, Customer Advocates, Legal Clerks, Supervisors and Managers, IT, Accounting.
This will depend upon the position one is applying for. For most of our entry -level positions, High school diploma/GED is required and previous custom service experience is preferred.
Contact Human Resources at email@example.com or by calling 541-393-3190 if you are interested in learning more about Professional Credit.
Helping people can be accomplished in many ways. At Professional Credit, you will have the opportunity to help people through tough times and we provide YOU with the necessary training to do so. We treat our employees and consumers with dignity and respect.
The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 non-profit association comprised of private, public, and non-profit organizations in the Springfield, Eugene, and surrounding communities. The Chamber offers programs and services to strengthen, represent, and promote business throughout the region.
Website URL: www.springfield-chamber.org
Our Chamber has seven staff including a CEO, Development and Talent, Membership Services, Office Management, Marketing and Communications, and Economic Development.
Most of our staff hold bachelors degrees, but the equivalent work experience is also appropriate.
Contact our Director of Development and Talent, Paige Sharpe, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in learning more about working for a Chamber of Commerce.
A passion for community and economic development, and business and industry is crucial to Chamber work. Our team has skills in non-profit management, communication, marketing and graphic design, public policy, bookkeeping, budgeting, and sales.
Travel Lane County markets Lane County as "Eugene, Cascades & Coast." We are a private, nonprofit association funded by partner support and transient room tax generated at lodging facilities and campgrounds. Our mission is to increase overnight stays within the county. As partners with business, civic, government and community groups, including our 600+ partners, we provide visitors with extensive services and resources to ensure a quality visitor experience within Lane County.
Website URL: Eugene Cascades & Coast
Marketing, Sports and Conventions Sales, Web Manager, Graphic Design, Social Media Marketing, Visitor Services, Finance/HR, Media/Government Relations. Our industry partners offer many opportunities in food service, lodging and attractions.
Travel Lane County has no open positions, however our partners have many positions. https://www.eugenecascadescoast.org/tourism-industry-news/post/jobs/
Our positions require a mix of educational requirements. Most positions require college education, however work experience can also be credited to applicants. Many of our partners offer entry level positions that do not require college degrees, but offer excellent pathways to professional careers.
Potentially. Contact VP of Finance and Administration Liz Bocking at Liz@EugeneCascadesCoast.org
Don't be persuaded that the hospitality industry is all low pay, entry level jobs. Many career paths are available and a majority of workers in our industry end up working their way into management/professional level positions.
Johnson Crushers International (JCI) is a global leader in engineering and manufacturing full lines of cone crushers, horizontal and incline vibrating screens as well as portable and stationary crushing and screening plants. Marketed together with the Kolberg-Pioneer (KPI) and Astec Mobile Screens brands, JCI is committed to meeting consumer demand.
Website URL: Johnson Crushers International
CNC Machinist, Welder/Fabricator, Burn Table Operator, Assembler, Painter, Warehouse, Production Supervisor, Production/Operations Management, Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Assurance, Scheduling, Planning, Purchasing, Programming, Mechanical Engineer, Drafter, Sales, Accounting, HR, Field Service Technician, Safety & Environmental Manager.
Career Technical Education (CTE), certifications in machining and welding, degrees in Engineering disciplines were needed.
Take every opportunity to engage in hands on learning, math is important, understand the importance of safety in the workplace.
Lane County is geographically situated on the west side of Oregon, midway down the state’s coastline. Its 4,620 square miles encompass great natural beauty, ranging from the spectacular Oregon coast to the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Mountains. In between is the lush Willamette Valley, flanked on both sides by towering forests. The bustling Eugene-Springfield metropolitan area provides a thriving urban center for residents and visitors alike, and small towns and rural communities across the county offer home-town charm and amenities away from the city lights. Area 4,620 square miles, spanning from the Pacific Ocean to the Cascade Mountains. Lane County is larger than Delaware and Rhode Island combined and almost the size of Connecticut. Although 90% percent of Lane County is forestland, it is Oregon's 4th most populous county and the cities of Eugene and Springfield comprise the 3rd largest metropolitan area in the state. Mission: We have four Board-approved priority areas to guide our work: Safe, Healthy County Vibrant Communities Robust Infrastructure Our People & Partnerships We use each of these priority areas to inform decisions as we responsibly manage limited resources to deliver vital services with passion, innovation and integrity. Vision: Lane County is recognized as the best county in which to live, work, and play. Mission: We responsibly manage available resources to deliver vital, community-centered services with passion, drive, and focus Purpose: To improve lives Core Behaviors: • Passion to serve • Driven to connect • Focused on solutions
Website URL: Lane County
Accounting, Technology Services, Programmers, Help Desk Technicians, Engineering & Design, HR, Clerical/Administrative, General Labor, Equipment Operators, Project Managers, Legal, Nursing, Medical Providers, Lawyers, Law Enforcement, Parole & Probation, Youth Services, Developmental Disabilities Services, and many, many other jobs.
Depends on the area of interest as we are so operationally diverse.
Apply for internships, tours, informational interviews, and job shadow opportunities with us.
A nonprofit organization whose mission is "providing technology and training to children and adults who have barriers to employment and education, while protecting our environment and community from hazardous waste." We have two locations. As an electronics recycler, we have a Recycling Donation Center and a ReUse Store, where we sell refurbished electronics. NextStep has accepted donations of hundreds of thousands of computers and other electronic devices. In the process, we have put thousands of pieces of equipment back into use in the community and recycled over 20 million pounds of electronic waste (e-waste). More than 5000 volunteers have donated over 280,000 hours of service refurbishing and recycling computers. 10,000 individuals have enhanced their employment marketability through experiential service learning and extensive training by our staff.
Website URL: Next Step Recycling
Sales at the ReUse Store and various Warehouse jobs. We have a volunteer/training program in various departments: store, warehouse, tech, accounting, and dismantling.
Job openings vary, so it would be best to inquire by sending an email to email@example.com
Forklift training, computer/tech training, business management, accounting, nonprofit management, grant writing.
Under normal circumstances, but this could change due to the pandemic. It would be best to email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A significant proportion of the new jobs being created over the next few years will be connected with environmentally friendly services or products. Our goal is to bring resources and people together. We are dedicated to providing technology to community members who otherwise would not have access, giving them the ability to communicate with others, create jobs for themselves, educate themselves, and to be connected to others in similar life circumstances.
We operate 8 stores in Lane, Douglas and Linn Counties. We are local Franchisees of the Papa Murphy's system. We along with our managers live and work local.
Website URL: Papa Murphys
Within our local stores we are always looking for people who need flexible work schedules for school, around second jobs or even working about day-care needs. We have full and part-time positions open often. All of our Managers and Area Supervisors have moved up through our system starting a crew members. We cross train and encourage anyone who wants to learn more and move up to stay with us.
Apply in person at our three locations on Barger Ave. or River Rd. in Eugene or our Junction City location.
For entry level positions no experience is required. Food and Hospitality will always be in demand. Learning the skills of guest service will transfer to all areas of this industry. Food is the language of the world no matter where it is served. How you service it and the care you put in to the guest will make or break the food.
We would love to have a day long job shadow for someone interested in learning more about our brand. Micki Waters Micki.email@example.com 541-914-5256
Be prepared to start at the bottom. Learn from watching and using all the tools provided. Ask questions. Listen and learn. You are not there to change the business. You are there to learn from the business.
SELCO Community Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative offering a full range of banking and financial services. Founded in 1936, SELCO is one of the largest credit unions headquartered in Oregon.
Website URL: SELCO
Customer Service, Teller, Branch Team, Call Center Teams, HR, Accounting, Project Management, Marketing, Information Technology, Operations, Information Security, Programming, Leadership.
It depends on the position. Our most frequently open position of Teller requires previous cash handling and customer service experience. Many of our positions do not require a college degree, but college education is helpful in our leadership or professional level positions.
Be open-minded as exploring different opportunities and discovering your passion. The credit union industry is filled with people who desire to help others and a desire to be of service is the top trait we seek in new team members.
Umpqua is a West Coast regional bank, globally recognized for pushing the boundaries of what banking can and should be. A bank run by people, not money.
Website URL: Umpqua Bank
Customer solutions, Sales, Marketing, Training, HR, Projects, IT, and more.
For retail banking we look for customer service experience, cash handling, problem solving, and teamwork. For more advanced positions, degrees and technical training may be required depending on the position.
We have limited capacity and high levels of security & privacy. A student who is highly interested can reach out to the local Springfield Store Manager to schedule a one time informational interview. Ph. 541-726-3888
Be committed to whatever work you are doing, including school and volunteerism. Treat yourself and others in a respectful manner. Go out of your way to help others in your community. Know that we all started somewhere, and it wasn't always glamorous, but success can be achieved by anyone who is willing to grow their skills.
For 75 years, Kernutt Stokes has provided accounting and business consulting services as one of the premier CPA firms in Oregon. We were named one of the Best 100 Companies to Work for In Oregon in 2021.
Website URL: Kernutt Stokes
Yes. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-687-1170.
This is a great industry, especially for people who like to problem solve, tackling challenges, helping others succeed, and can get hands-on training to build a successful career.
We are proud to be a local Oregon company for nearly a century. We bring restaurants, schools, and institutions in the Pacific Northwest the brands they need straight to their door. We firmly believe in strengthening the Oregon economy, and offer local items to highlight along with national brands everyone loves. We are rewarded by seeing the growth in jobs, communities, and the business of our customers. Whether you need fry oil, prime steaks, or a new oven, McDonald Wholesale can get it to you.
Website URL: McDonald Wholesale
Warehouse Workers, Driver, Customer Service and Sales Opportunities
Many position only require a HS Diploma up to a CDL License or applicable job experience
Many companies have lost their in person touch with customer service. If looking for an employer who is as invested in their employees as they are their customers - give us a call!!
Oregon Medical Group’s primary care providers, pediatricians and specialists are devoted to providing convenient, coordinated and comprehensive medical care to the people of Eugene, Springfield and Lane County.
Website URL: Oregon Medical Group
HR, IT, accounting/finance, front office support, phlebotomy, medical lab technician, Medical Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Physicians Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Physician, and much more!
This can look very different depending on the position. Lane Community College has some great programs to prepare students for nursing, phlebotomy, medical assisting, etc. A bachelor's degree helps candidates to be competitive for support staff positions such as HR, IT, accounting, etc. And, of course, doctors have a whole host of specific schooling to go through depending on their specialty.
Yes, I would be a good point of contact for facilitating this - Kirsten Piper, email@example.com, (541) 242-4026
There are many ways to get involved in the healthcare field to positively impact patient care, from actually becoming a doctor, to being in-clinic support or other support staff, there are many ways to utilize your talents in a way that contributes to the productivity of the organization, and thus the health and wellbeing of others. Find your strengths and interests, and continue to learn and grow in those areas.
The mission of the Relief Nursery is to prevent the cycle of child abuse and neglect through early intervention that focuses on building successful and resilient children and strengthening parents. Our staff provide a unique array of comprehensive family support services from therapeutic early childhood classrooms to alcohol & drug recovery support, that are easily accessible to low-income parents with children up to six years of age who are at high risk for abuse or neglect. At the core of the Relief Nursery is the belief in focusing on, and building upon, the strength of each family we serve.
Website URL: Relief Nursery
Relief Nursery welcomes applicants of diverse backgrounds and strives to hire individuals interested in the unique, challenging, and rewarding career opportunities that help support our mission. We have a number of career opportunities available in early childhood education and development, drug and alcohol recovery and support services, mental health, outreach, and other areas of social service. Our administrative (admin, HR, accounting) and development teams also hire occasionally.
Relief Nursery regularly hires for Teachers/Home Visitors and a number of other positions. For an up-to-date list of openings, please visit our website at https://reliefnursery.org/employment/
Successful applicants come to Relief Nursery with a wide variety of backgrounds. A formal education in early childhood education or development, social services, or health and human services is helpful but we also recognize the value of work and life experience and encourage candidates from non-traditional backgrounds to apply.
We offer a variety of ways to volunteer or intern with Relief Nursery. Students may reach out to Maggie Dorris, our Volunteer/Intern Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteering for one of the many social service agencies in Lane County is a great way to get needed experience and help narrow down a career focus!
Straight Line is a locally owned and operated RV, Boat, Oversized and Specialty Vehicle Collision Repair and Paint facility. We offer collision repair and paint services for Motorhomes, travel trailers, 5th Wheels, Aluminum Boats, Fiberglass Boats, Fire Apparatus, Emergency Vehicles, Trucks, Buses and all other oversized/specialty vehicles.
Website URL: Straight Line RV & Boat
Skilled Trades - Auto/RV Body Repair Technician Apprentice, Auto/RV Paint Technician Apprentice, Auto/RV Body Repair Technician, Auto/RV Paint Technician, Auto/RV Paint Prepper.
We do not have a "Job Openings" page. We are always accepting resumes. Please forward your resume to email@example.com or bring to our office at 845 Shelley St. Springfield, OR 97477.
We offer a paid entry level, full-time Apprentice Program for Auto/RV Body Repair and Auto/RV Paint.
Yes Contact: Erica Dooley (541) 505-9732 firstname.lastname@example.org
Be eager to learn! Attitude comes first, we can teach you the rest! Be honest about your qualifications and consistent in attendance/showing up on time. A little integrity goes a long ways!