Each semester, the CIS Department brings a variety of companies and speakers to campus in order to provide Professional Information Technology presentations on computing trends, internships, and job opportunities. The faculty highly encourage all CIS department students, from freshmen to seniors and grad students, to attend these events. You will not be overwhelmed or bored.
The following Professional Information Technology Presentations have been scheduled so far for the spring semester:
- Thursday, January 22, 2015 – Grant Thornton
Grant Thornton, 5th largest CPA firm in the world with over 6,000 employees, has named RMU as an Academic Affiliate. They are looking for “Competitive Intelligence” interns and new graduates for their Pittsburgh office. Also, they will be looking for “Information Security” interns and recent grads for their Philadelphia office. For both areas, they are looking at undergraduates and Masters students.
- Thursday, January 29, 2015 – LANtek
LANtek will discuss who All Lines/LANtek are and their current career opportunities, including a program at PPG. They will also provide an introduction to “Interview Skill Building” aimed at information technology students.
- Wednesday, April 8, 2015 – M&K Bank
Additional details on the topic of the presentation by M&K Bank will be forthcoming soon.
Each Information Technology Presentation will be held at the Wheatley Center Critique Room, and will follow this schedule:
- 4:15 PM – Registration and free pizza begins. Students attending will be provided credit towards the Student Engagement Transcript requirements.
- 4:30 PM- 5:15 PM – Presentation
- 5:15 PM to 5:45 PM – Q & A session and closing
Save the dates! These sessions can be truly valuable and eye-opening to students at all levels.