Author Archives: Ronni Edwards

About Ronni Edwards

Cyber Forensics and Information Security Student, Class of 2018

Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship U.S. Department of Energy

Job Description:

The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) program places students from 2 and 4-year undergraduate institutions as paid interns in science and engineering research activities at DOE national laboratories and facilities, working with laboratory staff scientists and engineers on projects related to ongoing research programs. Appointments are for 10 weeks during the Summer term, are open to US Citizens and US Lawful Permanent Residents, include a weekly stipend, reimbursement for one round trip domestic travel to the participant’s host DOE laboratory, and possibilities for a housing allowance. More than 850 internships are sponsored annually.

Application Instructions:

Full program information and descriptions, including links to the online application system, are available at http://science.energy.gov/wdts/suli/

Applications for the summer program are due January 12, 2018 at 5:00 PM ET.

Procurement Internships – Business, Supply Chain or Technical Students Covestro LLC

Job Description:

Procurement Internships – Business, Supply Chain or Technical Students

Your tasks and responsibilities
The Covestro Procurement group is currently seeking interns for the summer of 2018 at our North American headquarters located in Pittsburgh, PA. As part of the Procurement team, you will work on projects that support the planning, analysis and procurement of many strategic materials and services which are required to maintain or improve the efficient, low cost operation of the company’s facilities.

Throughout the summer internship program at Covestro, you’ll work closely with our highly skilled and experienced Procurement professionals. In addition to the work experience, you may have the opportunity to visit a plant and/or warehouse to give you greater insight and a first-hand look at our day-to-day operations.

You’ll contribute to ongoing projects that will help improve people’s quality of life, getting an intimate look at how Covestro identifies customer needs and keeps the flow of new and established products moving through the marketplace. The internship program will last approximately 12 weeks.

Qualifications:

To be considered for an internship position you must meet the qualifications below:

Who you are
• Enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program with an emphasis in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering, Information Technology, International Business or related degree.
• Completion of Sophomore year.
• Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to interact and establish good working relationships with diverse individuals.
• Project coordination with the ability to be proactive and identify creative, effective technical solutions.
• Demonstrated PC skills and ability to work within Microsoft Office programs.
• Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
• Exposure to SAP through internship or coursework.
• Previous internship experience in Logistics, Procurement or Information Technology.

IT Internship Covestro LLC

Job Description:
Your tasks and responsibilities
Covestro is in search of talented individuals for Information Technology summer internship opportunities. The internship program will last approximately 12 weeks. The positions will be available at our North American Headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.Throughout your internship you’ll work closely with some of the industry’s best and brightest managers and information scientists in the Information Technology department of Covestro. Throughout your internship experience you will have an opportunity to work on diversified IT landscape supporting best in class industrial applications and infrastructure/operations. You will be able to apply your knowledge and education to cutting edge technology landscape in a real industrial environment.

You will be able to apply your knowledge and education while working in teams on actual IT projects that help to solve real world problems while demonstrating your technical and creative skills and problem solving abilities.

Qualifications:
Who you are
• Enrollment in a Bachelor degree program with a major and/or focus in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Technology or Information Security
• Completion of Sophomore prior to the start of the summer 2018 internship
• Demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills including an ability to interact with and to establish strong working relationships with diverse individuals
• Project coordination with the ability to be proactive and identify creative, effective technical solutions
• Demonstrated PC skills and ability to work within Microsoft Office programs
• Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
• Willingness and ability to be placed in any of the aforementioned internship opportunities
• Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better preferred.The internship opportunities at Covestro may lead into recurring internship opportunities and/or full time job opportunities based on business needs and individual performance.

IT Services Intern for Grant Street Group

Job Description:

As an IT Services intern, you’ll have the opportunity to problem solve user level desktop and network support issues with our team of full-time IT professionals. One minute you’ll be troubleshooting a new technology tool and the next minute you’ll be climbing a ladder and under a desk to get our equipment where it needs to be. You’ll be a friendly face in the office to help work on the support queue, and you’ll take on several projects to improve upon your professional skills and make a lasting impact at Grant Street Group.

Qualifications:

You will gain experience in a variety of areas, such as:

Assisting users with desktop support issues for both Macs and PCs.
Researching solutions on software help desk tickets.
Troubleshooting and testing changes to network configurations.
Assisting a group of IT support professionals on project tasks.
Assisting in mobile device support for Apple and Android operating systems.
If this sounds like you, we’re excited for you to apply using the link below and begin your career with us.

Campus Mainframe Associate Program with BNY Mellon

Job Descriptions:

The CMA Program is BNY Mellon’s effort to replenish our Mainframe talent by collaborating with targeted schools and providing a robust training program for our associates. The jobholder receives both specific, on-the-job training and classroom/e-learning plus professional exposure and mentoring from industry experts. The program is designed to build upon our associates’ academic background with real life work experiences to make an impact in a technical area of extreme importance to the financial industry.

Qualifications:

What Are We Looking For?

To be considered, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree or relevant certification in a systems or mainframe-based curriculum from a school nationally recognized for its curriculum strength, with the demonstration of academic outperformance. Relevant industry or internship experience demonstrating leadership and significant technical accomplishments is essential. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are necessary, as is the ability to multi-task, communicate effectively, and work independently. S/he must also have strong oral and written communication skills.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of some or all of the following technical skill sets:
• General understanding of basic Mainframe function – storage, processing, etc.
• COBOL – batch & CICS
• SQL
• Oracle
• DB2
• MQSeries
• HTML
• XML
• UNIX/Linux
• JCL

Pictures Causing Your Identity To Be Stolen

A recent thing in news, is how taking pictures with either your hands up or having the peace sign up and your finger prints facing the camera can be a dangerous thing if you post them. Most people are out having fun with their friends and are taking a fun, simple photos but with the way the world is now you have to think twice before taking the picture or posting it.

If the lighting and focus is just right then the they hackers can easily recreate your finger prints as long as it 10 feet from the person. It is hard to believe that we have reached the point where we have to be worried about our finger prints being taken from a photo that is being posted. But as time keeps going on, we need to be aware of these things and we need to be aware that these problems do exist and we all need to second guess before taking and posting pictures.

 

Tips to Get Through Finals Week

As we get through the last day of classes; there is only two things that are on our minds. Finals and summer, but before we can think of summer there’s the finals to tackle. While finals cause some major stress and overwhelm us, here are some tips to do while we enter into this week:

  1. Study, study study!
  2. Create a study schedule.
  3. Priority your study time.
  4. Color code your notes.
  5. Take study breaks, go for a walk, play volleyball, etc,.
  6. Make sure you get plenty of water and food in your body.
  7. Get plenty of sleep; lack of sleep can cause you to not do well.
  8. RELAX!Remember that no one is perfect but if you truly give it all you’ve got and study hard, finals week seems a little less stressful whenever you follow these tips. Good luck everyone and have a great summer! Congratulations to all the seniors who are graduating this year!