Category Archives: data analytics

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 weldon@rmu.edu.

Business Analytics Associate (Intern) – Management Science Associates

Management Science Associates is looking for a Business Analytics Associate (Intern). MSA is a diversified information management company in Pittsburgh that for half a century has provided market leaders with a competitive edge in data management, analytics, and technology. A core requirement for the internship is the ability to develop detailed analytical models and subsequently translate the model results into business implications.

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Use statistical techniques with significant guidance to maintain existing client models, forecasts, reports and analytical studies
  • Conduct independent and collaborative analytical work on client projects led by higher-level team members
  • Maintain, test, and debug analytical code
  • Develop in-depth understanding of client’s product and marketing environment
  • Explain individual work and present analytical results to internal team members

Required Skills:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Masters degree in Quantitative Analytics, Business Analytics, Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Knowledge of statistics, mathematics, marketing principles and current business trends
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and data management skills
  • Well-organized with time management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, coupled with highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft office skills including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Explorer and MS Outlook calendar and email
  • Knowledge of analytical programming and statistical packages
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to getting the job done
  • High degree of flexibility

Students can apply here on MSA’s website or through the ColonialTRAK website. Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, May 2nd.

Client Relationship Specialist (Intern) – Management Science Associates

Management Science Associates is looking for a Client Relationship Specialist (Intern) – MS Excel-based Analyst. MSA is a diversified information management company in Pittsburgh that for nearly half a century has given market leaders the competitive edge in data management, analytics and technology. The intern will be responsible for planning, coordinating and ensuring successful completion of client project assignments.

Internship Responsibilities include:

  • Run routine reports and conduct preliminary analysis of data
  • Become familiar with data analysis and the usage of the company’s analytical tools and capabilities
  • Work with team members to learn about the company’s clients
  • Provide clients with standard reports and respond to requests for basic ad hoc reports
  • Participate in client meetings and shadow Client Relationship Managers to develop a sound knowledge of partnership-building
  • Coordinate with internal business groups to resolve basic client problems, and improve levels of service to clients
  • Learn the systematic problem solving processes used in Client Service

Required Skills include:

  • Strong Math and MS Excel skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Intermediate MS Office skills including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Explorer and MS Outlook calendar and email
  • Strong analytical and organization skills
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to learn and develop business and data-analysis skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with clients, managers, and coworkers
  • Self-motivated
  • Team worker
  • Well-organized

Students can apply here or through RMU’s ColonialTRAK website. Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, May 2nd.

Business Analyst Intern with PharmBlue

PharmBlue is looking for a Business Analyst Intern to work for them during the summer, from May 15th to August 15th, in Warrendale, PA. The intern will work 40 hours per week and will be paid $17.50 per hour. The Business Analyst Intern will perform research tasks with a view to gather data pertaining to industry, company and customer trends.

Duties for this internship include, but are not limited to:

  • Synthesize data from multiple sources
  • Perform evaluation on new business opportunities and initiatives
  • Present timely, compelling, fact based analyses, reports, and dashboards that explain the business “story” behind the data
  • Identify critical business problems and translate them into structured analyses
  • Document high level requirements using diagrams and structured requirements
  • Write reports and manuals for the benefit of end users
  • Address any data discrepancy issues across all open projects to management

Qualifications:

  • BA, BS or other technical degree
  • MBA or graduate degree student
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Students are to send their applications to CConroy@pharmblue.com. Applications must be submitted by Saturday, April 1st. For more information about the internship, click here. For more information about the company PharmBlue, click here.

Graduate Assistant position for Facilities Management

The Facilities Department at RMU is looking for two Data Analyst Graduate Assistants to work starting this semester. The Graduate Assistant would assist with measuring the effectiveness of strategic initiatives within Maintenance and Operations. This is a twelve month position for twenty hours a week. The position includes a monthly stipend and a tuition fee waiver.

The Graduate Assistant’s responsibilities will include: collaborating with facility professionals to develop good assessment and planning practices, managing multiple data-sets and projects simultaneously; assisting with design of assessment projects, assisting with implementation of data collection processes; cleaning/managing data files and conducting statistical analyses; proofreading and editing reports for statistical errors and inconsistencies.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate Student currently enrolled in the semester they are working as a Graduate Assistant
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Technical skills: Software applications and Database management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

To apply for this position, contact Michael Yuhas at yuhas@rmu.edu and send him a letter of interest and resume. Accepted applicants can begin work as early as this semester.

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Internships

Orrick’s Global Operation Center in Wheeling, WV has excellent opportunities for Technology Internships for students working towards their Associates or Bachelor’s degrees.  The pay is $10.00/hour and 20-25 hours per week.  The positions are located in Wheeling, West Virginia.  The ColonialTrak page will expire 4/29/2016.

Applications Intern: Provide assistance with the technical support of firm-wide software applications including testing, documenting and trouble-shooting applications, communicating with internal customers and imaging desktops.

 Applications Database Intern: Provide assistance with the technical support of firm-wide software applications including testing, documenting and trouble-shooting applications, communicating with internal customers, imaging desktops and infrastructure support including servers and database systems.
Qualifications:
• Excellent analytical skills.
• Proficiency with desktop operating systems and Microsoft Office.
• Understanding of networking concepts, database concepts and basic scripting and/or programming.
• Ability to adapt to a changing environment and multitask assignments, and to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm and innovation.
• Willingness to learn and grow in a professional environment.
• GPA of 3.2 or above.
Application Instructions:
To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please visit our Paralegal and Professional Staff listing at http://www.orrick.com/careers/.

Resco Products, Inc. seeking IT Applications Support Specialist

Resco Products, Inc. is seeking recent graduates and/or upcoming May 2016 graduates for an IT Applications Support Specialist position.

Job Summary

This position is a critical part of Resco’s IT team by providing support, testing, implementation and troubleshooting for business critical applications including but not limited to ERP, business intelligence, and Salesforce.com software.  This technical and analytical role will be responsible for supporting key components of the business in the definition, development and implementation of business technology solutions and for maintaining systems.  In addition, this position provides assistance to other members of the IT team for network support.  Will report directly to  the Information Technology Manager.

Requirements:

  • Some experience preferred but not required
  • B.S. in Computer Science / Information Systems or related field
  • 0-2+ years administrating Salesforce
  • Experience with ERP applications
  • 0-2+ years experience in IT administering Windows environments
  • Proficiency in Windows 7/8/10 and Office 2010-2016
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, Remote administration
  • Excellent customer service and communications skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a high attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritize, self-manage and seek help when necessary
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Limited travel

The following qualifications would be a plus:  A+ Certification, Experience with BI software, Knowledge of QAD enterprise applications, SQL or Progress 4GL knowledge and experience

To Apply:

Please send resume and letter of interest to:

Dan  Wertz, IT Manger:  dan.wertz@rescoproducts.com

Please contact the Career Center for more information at careers@rmu.edu or call 412-397-6333.