Monthly Archives: March 2015

Spring Career Fair to be held April 7

The Spring Career Fair is coming up!  Don’t miss it!

Spring Career Fair
Tuesday, April 7
Sewall Center Arena

Plan to attend and remember to dress in professional attire and bring plenty of resumes.  The following employees will be at the fair seeking CIS students for IT-related internships and full time job opportunities:

Allegheny Health Network
Bayer Corporation
Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation
CA Technologies
City of Pittsburgh
Cogistix LLC
ComDoc, A Xerox Company
creehan & company
Duquesne Light Company
EDMC – Education Management Corporation
Expedient Data Centers
GNC Distribution
Heritage Valley Health Systems
Highmark Health
LANtek Computer Service
Legend Financial Advisors, Inc.
Mind Over Media
Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc.
New Horizons CLC – Pittsburgh
Newton Consulting, Inc.
Oxford Solutions
Rivers Casino
ServiceLink, A Black Knight Company
Smith Micro Software, Inc.
Summa Technologies
Sycor Americas Inc.
Synergy Staffing
Waldron Private Wealth

BNY Mellon Presentation on March 30

Monday, March 30, 2015
Wheatley Center Critique Space

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm – Registration

4:15 pm – Pizza will arrive
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm –  BNY Mellon Presentation
5:30 pm – 5:45 pm –  Question and Answer period

At BNY Mellon, Client Technology Solutions (CTS) powers the tools that their employees use every day, secures their clients’ sensitive data, keeps the “lights on” when disaster strikes, and makes it possible to process more than $1.7 trillion per day. To provide institutions, corporations and high net worth individuals with their secure services, technology must be at the forefront of everything they do. At BNY Mellon, technology is more than a way to facilitate business – for them, it is their business.

Come out on Monday, March 30th, 2015 to learn about the infrastructure that keeps one of the world’s largest financial institutions running, and meet the expert professionals who create the innovative solutions to keep them at the forefront of this technology.  You’ll hear about their internships and full-time position available in the Enterprise Infrastructure Program, which is geared toward university students and recent graduates.

If you register at the registration table, you will be able to receive SET credit for attending BNY Mellon’s event.

RMU Leadership Conference


RMU Leadership Conference
March 28, 2015
Pittsburgh Airport Marriott
777 Aten Road / Coraopolis

Transportation provided if needed. Students may drive themselves if desired.

Hear from RMU faculty, alumni, and employers and gain valuable knowledge to improve your academic, leadership, and professional skills. Keynote Speaker Dan Horgan, author of Tell me I Can’t and I Will and RMU alum, will share valuable knowledge on striving to succeed academically and professionally.

Receive a copy of Dan Horgan’s book for attending the conference
as well as other great prizes!!!

  • Enhance academic study skills for in and out of classroom techniques
  • Identify concrete tools and skills that promote creative, effective, and efficient leadership
  • Learn the importance of networking with peers, on campus and beyond, to enhance professional prospects
  • Walk away with new ideas to improve your own goals and reach success

Dress is business casual (khaki’s, dress shirts/blouses, pants/skirts, etc. acceptable).

If you would like to sign up to attend, use the link below:

Fall 2015 Registration begins April 14th

Registration for the Fall 2015 semester begins on April 14th.  To see your personal registration date and time, you can login to Sentry and click on Registration > Registration Status.  This information will be available starting on March 31st.

The online Schedule of Courses is now available for both summer and fall semesters, so you can begin planning your course selections.

Remember that you need to meet with your academic advisor before you can register online for fall classes.  Your advisor will need to remove the academic lock on your account before you are able to register.  If you haven’t already, get in touch with your advisor to schedule a meeting within the next few weeks.

Federated Investors Professional IT Presentation

Do you thrive in a fast-paced, team environment?

Do you want to make an impact building IT solutions?

Do you value opportunities for professional growth and development?

If you can relate to the above statements, please plan on attending this professional IT presentation to learn about the types of IT opportunities available at Federated Investors:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015  @  4:00pm
Wheatley Center Critique Space

4 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. registration
4:15 p.m. pizza will arrive
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Federated Investors presentation
5:30 – 5:45 Question and Answer period

Federated Investors will be visiting the Department of Computer and Information Systems at RMU  to meet students who are interested in challenging IT careers. Representatives from Federated will discuss relevant technical topics including “Legacy Re-engineering Projects” and “Converged Architecture” and provide an overview of internships and career opportunities at the company.

Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation’s largest investment managers with $362.9 billion in assets under management.  Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent investment products, including 131 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated’s diversified product line is distributed through approximately 7,700 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives.

SET credit will be available for students in attendance.

CSC Searching for Master/MBA Graduates!

Computer Sciences Corporation(CSC) is looking to fill the following positions:

  • Applications Architect
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Applications Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

Searching for Master’s students with the following undergraduate degrees:  MIS, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Software Engineering.  Must have a Master’s degree/MBA or to be completed in May 2015.

Candidates will be supporting areas of Big Data Analytics, Cyber Security, and Cloud.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Military experience a plus
  • Sharepoint experience
  • Ability to work and interact with clients
  • experience working with relevant engineering principles and practices

Requires Zero or more years of experience in application or engineering technology development!

Must be able to obtain security clearance, must have US Citizenship, and must be able to move to Falls Church, VA.

 Candidates must have an interest in the following areas:

· SQL, Oracle, Java, C++, Hadoop, Hive, Amazon, Cloud development, Solid OO, Blackened, and SharePoint.
· HTML / JavaScript and scripting languages such as Python and Perl

If interested Please contact Amanda Wolf at with a resume.

Struggling to find a job or internship? Look no further!

The Western PA Collegiate Job and Internship Fair is in town. This is the largest job fair in the region for college students and alumni. There will be over 135 employees there. I almost forgot, this event will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the Monroeville Convention Center.

Students and alumni can register at:

Also, if you are in search of a job or internship this website will provide you with some need-to-know requirements and tips to help when you attend the event. Do not be one of the college students who said they could not find a job with their degree! Get your resume and your fancy clothes ready and get out there to Westpacs.