Author Archives: Jenna Miller

About Jenna Miller

Cyber Forensics and Information Security Student, Class of 2015

PC Network Services Internship Opportunity

Who: Current juniors/Students who have completed their junior year

What: IT Internship

When: Summer 2015/Full time

Where: PC Network Services, Sewickley, PA

If you are a student looking for an IT Internship that provides experience in a vast amount of technical avenues and you have completed your junior year (or are about to do so), you may be interested in an internship with PC Network Services.

PC Network services is a premier managed IT services provider that serves SMBs in Western PA, Ohio, and beyond. PCNS has been recognized by MSPmentor as one of the best MSPs worldwide, and regionally as one of Western PA’s Best Places to Work.

Program Highlights:

  • Rotational Program – Gain valuable experience in Help Desk and Shop support roles.
  • Industry Experience – Through job shadowing and training, students are prepared to successfully handle actual client issues.
  • Networking – Work closely with our experienced IT staff and other interns to gain industry knowledge and insight.
  • Potential for Future Full-Time Placement –The talent pipeline for entry level opportunities includes students who have successfully completed the internship program.

To apply:

  • Visit PCNSInc.com/careers to learn more about working for PC Network Services and PCNSInc.com/apply to submit an application

OR

“Sit With Me” Women in Information Technology Reception on March 2

What:  Kick-off Reception to celebrate Women’s History Month
When: Monday, March 2, 2015 from 5:30-7:00pm
Where: Sewall Center Arena

Why: Encouraging female participation in Information Technology in participation with sitwithme.org and collaboration with the National Center for Women in Information Technology

Sit With Me invites you to validate and recognize the important role women play in creating future technology by taking a small but symbolic action: sit in a red chair and share your story. Pull up a chair and listen to stories from others; men, women, technical and non-technical, as they sit in the red chair (sitwithme.org).

Guests are welcome to attend the RMU women’s basketball game vs. Wagner College following the event.  Freedom Card holders receive free admission.  Complimentary tickets are available for off campus guests.

PLEASE RSVP BY FEBRUARY 27 BY CLICKING HERE.

*For additional Information regarding this reception, please contact the office of student life at (412) 397-6489.

Federated Investors in search of IT Interns

The Federated Investors office in Pittsburgh is currently looking for IT interns for the Summer of 2015. There are intern positions open for both a business analyst and a developer.

For more information on the Federated Internship program, please visit http://www.federatedinvestors.com/FII/careers/careerscollege.do and choose Information Technology.

To apply for these positions, click here and choose advanced search to use the ‘Job Opening IDs’ 6634 and 6545.

CPA Summer Leadership Program Presentation

Although accounting is not likely your specialty, you may be interested in a position with an accounting firm, as they are certainly interested in students with IT skills. If this interests you at all, feel free to attend the following event.

CPA Summer Leadership Program Presentation
1/22/2015 4:00 PM – 1/22/2015 6:00 PM
International Suite, 3rd Floor Sewall Center
Deloitte, KPMG, EY, PwC, SchneiderDowns, BDO and BKD will present about their summer leadership programs targeted primarily to Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors.  Some of these programs are generally shorter than an internship (some are just 1 or 2 days), but provide students with an overview of the organization and opportunities later available to them in terms of internships and full-time positions.  Also, many times these CPA firms make their first selection of interns from students who have attended these summer leadership programs.Sign up on ColonialTRAK (under the EVENTS tab) by Friday, January 16, 2015.

Because of the employer presence, we recommend business casual or business professional dress.

 

NOTE:  Some of these firms have these positions currently posted on ColonialTRAK.  You may want to review them before the presentation in case you have some questions to ask.

Job Search Program

The RMU career center will be holding a job search seminar in the coming weeks. The seminar will be held two times between January and February. If you are an upcoming graduate, you may be interested in some tips to help you with your job search!

This program will focus on the following:

* Do you know what ColonialTRAK is and how to use it?

* Can you find companies in your field within 10 miles of your zip code in under a minute?

* Do you know how to answer the “What is your greatest weakness” interview question?

* Do you know what the most successful job search strategy is?

* Do you know how to answer questions about salary expectations?

If you answered NO to any of these questions, please plan on attending ONE of the following programs:

JUMP-START YOUR JOB SEARCH

Thursday, January 29th, Noon – 2:00 pm; Sewall Center, Dining Room C

OR

Wednesday, March 18, 4:00 – 6:00 pm; Sewall Center, Dining Rooms A&B

Registration for the program is requested. Please email Beth Miller at millerb@rmu.edu the following information:

* Your name

* Your major

* Your class level (junior, senior, graduate student, etc.)

* Which program/date you plan to attend

This “not quite mandatory but strongly encouraged” program is geared toward graduating students. The program emphasizes how to conduct a successful job search for full-time professional positions. A demonstration of ColonialTRAK, the Career Center’s job posting system, is included to provide students with the information needed to participate in the on-campus and off-campus recruiting programs.

Additional Topics:

* Employment letters

* Resumes

* Interviewing

Sponsored by the Career Center. Any questions, please contact the Career Center at 412-397-6333 or careers@rmu.edu.

Dick’s Sporting Goods Job Opportunity

Who: Possibly You

What: Senior Application Development Position

When: ASAP

Where: Pittsburgh, PA

Why: Dick’s Sporting Goods is currently in search of a Senior Application Developer in the Pittsburgh area. For any students graduating in May, this could be a great entry-level position for someone who has experience with JAVA programming, as well as someone who has a strong understanding of new technology to help improve processes for a product development group.

For more information on this job opportunity and to apply for the position click here.

Tech Connect Job Fair

The Pittsburgh Technology Council is hosting a free recruiting event for students, as well as for entry-level positions. This is “a non-traditional job fair, where you’ll have the opportunity to network with over 40 companies in a casual setting, perfect for impromptu discussions with hiring companies from around the Pittsburgh region.” Pre-registration for this event is not required, but appreciated! This event will be held in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh.

REGISTER HERE.

Specifications:

Tech Connect Recruiting Event

Thursday, January 29, 2015 | 1:00-5:00 p.m.

Location: Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Any questions about this event should be directed to careers@pghtech.org