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Cyber Forensics and Information Security Student, Class of 2018

Top Secret Colonials wins Revolution Portal of the Year

On Tuesday, April 18th at the Student Excellence Awards, the Top Secret Colonials was awarded the Revolution Portal of the Year. The organization received a check for $200. TSC received the award because it was the most active organization on OrgSync.

OrgSync is a Campus Engagement Network that connects students to organizations, programs, and departments on campus in a private online community. This is the first year that Robert Morris University has used OrgSync for its student organizations and activities.

The Top Secret Colonials’ OrgSync page lists various events that the organization has hosted. This allows TSC members to RSVP to these events. The page also lists other news and information about the organization. You can visit the TSC OrgSync page here.

Congratulations to Top Secret Colonials on winning this award!

Posted below are pictures of the check that the Top Secret Colonials received and the organization’s OrgSync profile.


TSC OrgSync

Network Engineer Intern with IntegraONE

IntegraONE is looking for a Network Engineering Intern to work form them during the summer. This is a full-time internship that will take place from May through August with the opportunity to continue part time in the fall, from August through December.


As the summer Network Engineer intern, you will assist the integraONE network engineering team. This is an entry level engineer position that will give you the experience in deploying and maintaining SMB and enterprise level infrastructure. You will be working with switches, routers, servers, SANs and varies wireless technologies. This position will be 90% travel within 75 miles of an integraONE office.


  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Previous work experience with related technologies
  • Firm knowledge of computer networking or computer science
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and professional presentation
  • IT or Computer Science related coursework
  • 3.0 GPA

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must be able to travel to customer sites
  • Must be able to expect diversified work assignments
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs
  • Must be able to work in various work environments from typical office space to factory environment

Please forward résumé and letter of interest to For more information about the company IntegraONE, click here.

Help Desk Intern with IntegraONE

IntegraONE is looking for a help desk intern to work with them during the summer. This is a full-time internship from May through August with the opportunity to continue part time in the fall, August through December.


As the summer IT Help Desk intern, you will help the call center of the integraONE Help Desk. This is an entry level IT position that will give you experience in PC application, computer hardware, troubleshooting skills, and interaction within the business. This position will be 90% answering Help Desk calls with basic first call resolution.


  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Basic knowledge of IT hardware and applications
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10
  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and professional presentation
  • IT Related coursework
  • 3.0 GPA

Essential Job Functions:

  • Must be able to look at a computer screen for extended periods of time (up to 4 hours)
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time (2-4 hours at a time).
  • Must have transportation to integraONE office

Please forward your résumé and letter of interest to For more information about the company integraONE, click here.

TSC Blaze Pizza Fundraiser

Top Secret Colonials will be having a fundraiser at Blaze Pizza on Monday, April 3rd. The fundraiser will take place between 4 pm and 9 pm. In order to be involved with the fundraiser, all you have to do is bring the flyer (posted below) or show it on your phone before paying. Blaze Pizza will donate 20% of proceeds to the Top Secret Colonials.

Blaze Pizza is located in Settlers Ridge at 290 Settlers Ridge Center Drive in Robinson Township. For more information about the event, see the flyer below.

Kids_4-UP fund raiser flyer 04-03-17 event

Software Developer Intern with Management Science Associates

Management Science Associates is looking for a Software Developer to intern for them in Pittsburgh. Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) is a diversified information management company that for over half a century has given market leaders the competitive edge in data management, analytics and technology.


  • Assist with fixing minor bugs
  • Work under the direct supervision of Senior Software Developers and Software Engineers to perform maintenance on existing software products
  • Independently work on all SDLC phases
  • Work with Software Engineering staff to understand and learn to resolve software problems
  • Research third-party ingredient technologies to determine upgrade/migration paths and impacts to current frameworks
  • Participate in user interface design

Required Skills:

  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Computer/Electrical Engineering
  • Programming experience
  • Microsoft Office experience
  • Knowledge of relational databases, Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Strong communication and technical skills

Students can apply on the MSA website here or through the ColonialTRAK website. Students must apply by Saturday, May 27th.

Practice Interviews for Computer-related majors with Federated Investors

Federated Investors will be on campus Monday, April 3 to conduct practice interviews specifically for Computer-related Undergraduate students. These majors include:

BS (Bachelor of Science) or BS in Information Sciences
Computer Information Systems
Cyber Forensics Info Security (Fully Online)
Cyber Forensics and Information Security
Data Analytics

Students should treat these mock interviews as real interviews, dressing professionally and researching the company. The practice interview times will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. They will be conducted in the Career and Professional Development Center (aka Career Center), which is located in Benjamin Rush, the building near the back entrance of campus.

To sign up for these interviews:

  1. Go to the ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEW tab on the top toolbar of ColonialTRAK and select ‘Sign up for Interviews or Resume Drops
  2. Select Schedule 770 / PRACTICE INTERVIEW – IS/IT/COMPUTER-related Undergraduate MAJORS ONLY- Federated Investors Company Name: Mock.
  3. Click on the ‘Sign Up‘ button centered near the top of the page.  The list of available interview times will appear.  Select the time desired for the practice interview.

Students should only sign up if they are committed to attend the practice interview. For more information, go to the ColonialTRAK website. If anyone has questions, please contact Carole Weldon at

IT/Technical Internship at DVSport, Inc.

The company DVSport, Inc. is looking for IT/Technical interns to work for them part-time throughout the Spring and Summer. DVSport, Inc. is an agile software company founded in Pittsburgh, PA in 2002 specializing in digital video acquisition, analysis, and play-back software designed specifically for the sports and medical markets. DVSport interns will work in a dynamic environment that is reflective of the fast paced operations of their company. Interns will work five days a week, up to eight hours a day. The wage is up to $10 per hour.

Internship Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with the building and maintaining of hardware for client use.
  • Testing and loading company software onto client hardware.
  • Exercise quality control measures for all equipment before implementation by clients and DVSport staff.
  • Assist with inventory control from all points of product life cycle.
  • Assist with logistical needs and ensure quality control procedures in shipping/receiving.
  • Commitment to providing the best experience for clients.


  • Entering junior or senior year/nearing completion of their degree program.
  • Majoring in Computer Science, Industrial System Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, related IT or Engineering discipline, Supply Chain Management, Sports Management, Business Administration.
  • Demonstrate working understanding and knowledge of the IT field.
  • Working familiarity with electronic components and maintenance of components.
  • Capable of working independently as well as with a team.
  • Strong and demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Ability to work under and meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Commitment to customer service.
  • Ability to lift objects upwards of 50 lbs.
  • U.S. Citizenship preferred.
  • Willing to live and work in the Pittsburgh area for the duration of their internship.

To apply, please go to and search for “DVSport” or click here. For more information about the internship, go to the ColonialTRAK website. There are eight openings available.