Nevada Enacts Large Tax Break Package for Tesla Motors

On September 4th, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced that Sparks, Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory—a $5 billion dollar and 10 million square-foot lithium battery factory. The state’s package of incentives is worth up to $1.3 billion—the 13th largest governmental giveaway in U.S. history. Upon completion in 2017, the Gigafactory will not only be the largest lithium-ion plant in the world, but it will also be powered by solely renewable energy. This is a substantial step in the direction of a mass-market affordable electric car for two reasons. Continue reading Nevada Enacts Large Tax Break Package for Tesla Motors

Opportunity: Teach for America

Sean King, a University of Puget Sound alumnus, will be hosting a Teach for America event on the Puget Sound campus on September 23rd (more details to come). Additionally, there  is an approaching application deadline for the next group of Teach for America applications. Please send any questions to Sean; his e-mail is linked below.    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 12 Start your application:   Connect with a former corps member about their experience – SIGN UP HERE   Connect with the Gonzaga TFA recruitment manager (Sean Rice) to answer any questions you have about the program and application process –   Teach For America Continue reading Opportunity: Teach for America

Job announcement: Quantum seeks Financial Analyst

Quantum, a data management firm located in Bellevue, WA, is looking for a financial analyst: We are looking for a motivated individual with strong analytical skills and a high level of business acumen to join our Corporate Finance Team as a Financial Analyst. The role is primarily responsible for obtaining, analyzing, and communicating worldwide revenue information to various layers of management including budget analysis, trend analysis, margin analysis, and ad-hoc analysis.Fundamental projects in this role include the development and progressive management of analytic tools, executive reports, key performance metrics, and financial models.  The Analyst will work closely with functional teams to Continue reading Job announcement: Quantum seeks Financial Analyst