Category Archives: healthcare

Highmark Health Presentation and Recruiting Event for Data Analytics

Highmark Health is coming to RMU to present and recruit specifically for Data Analytics. They are recruiting for both internships and full-time positions.  Make sure you are here to see their presentation and participate!

Date/Time: December 6, 2018 – 5:00-6:00pm
Where: Wheatley Center Atrium

Pizza and soda will be available for students who attend.

Contact information for Highmark Health:

Ashley Wodarek
University Relations Program Manager – Talent Solutions
Highmark Health
(412) 544-5879 |

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UPMC IT Summer Associate Program – Applications due Thursday, November 1st

UPMC is looking for students to participate in their Information Services Division (ISD) Summer Associate Program. This is an eleven-week paid internship. This program is a great way for students to kick-start their career and begin to prepare for full-time opportunities with UPMC post-graduation.

Summer associates will have the opportunity to:

  • Work in one of UPMC’s many ISD areas including (but not limited to) information security, enterprise architecture, desktop design and integration, custom application development, cloud operations, project management, coding and testing, infrastructure, and strategic planning
  • Gain hands-on training and real-world experience with access to top-notch technology in the world of innovative Healthcare IT
  • Become a top candidate in consideration for their full-time ISD Rotational Program for recent graduates
  • Be a part of Life Changing Medicine and see the impact your work can make on patient care and the future of healthcare

The deadline to apply is Thursday, November 1st. For more information and to apply for this position, click here.

Information Session with Highmark Health Systems

The Computer Information Systems Department invites you to attend:

Information Session with Highmark Health Systems
Monday, October 22, 2018
4:45 – 5:45 pm
Atrium in Wheatley Center

Highmark Health Systems is looking to recruit for both internships and full-time opportunities in the areas of Information Security and Application Development.

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Pizza and drinks will be provided.  Attendance will be counted for SET credits.

Highmark Health Systems Presentation, Wednesday, October 3rd

Highmark Health Systems will be giving a presentation on October 3, 2018.  The company is seeking to fill internship positions and entry-level full-time positions and are interested in speaking with all undergraduate and graduate computing majors.

Highmark Health Systems Presentation
4:30-5:30pm on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in the Wheatley Center Atrium

Pizza and soda will be provided.
Undergraduate students can register for SET credit at this event.


IT Internships and Full Time Positions- Highmark Health

Highmark Health is looking for several IT interns and full-time entry level employees. The positions include: Graduate Intern, Undergraduate Intern, IT Analyst for the Emerging Leaders Program, Associate Application Developer, Associate Business Analyst, and Associate Security Analyst.

All applications must be submitted by Sunday, November 20th.

Graduate Intern

This summer internship provides graduate students with a full, professional experience. Interns work alongside senior staff and have opportunities to contribute towards successful delivery of critical, innovative business solutions.

Qualifications: Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, Graduate students preferred

Students can apply here or through ColonialTRAK.

Undergraduate Intern

This summer internship provides undergraduate students with a full, professional experience. Interns work alongside senior staff and have opportunities to contribute towards successful delivery of critical, innovative business solutions.

Qualifications: Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, Juniors preferred

Students can apply here or through ColonialTRAK.

IT Analyst- Emerging Leaders Program

In this position, employees rotate through at least 4 different IT service areas over a 2-year period. Employees are exposed to multiple tools and technologies, receive education and development opportunities designed specifically for them, and have opportunities to work on special projects that help develop the skills needed to be successful.

Qualifications: See Highmark Health Career page

Students can apply here or through ColonialTRAK.

Associate Application Develper

This position delivers application development services in strategic languages such as Java, Javascript, or Cobol. Employees have an opportunity to work with some of the latest application development tools and technologies.

Qualifications: See Highmark Health Career page

Students can apply here or through ColonialTRAK.

Associate Business Analyst

This position provides critical support to the applications and services used by business units. Typical responsibilities include defining requirements, managing customer requests, creating and executing test cases, and conducting data research.

Qualifications: See Highmark Health Career page

Students can apply here or through ColonialTRAK.

Associate Security Analyst

This position is an opportunity to work in one of the hottest areas of focus for a healthcare organization. Employees may be assigned to work in one of the following critical areas to assure protection of our information assets — risk, compliance, threat, vulnerability, or governance.

Qualifications: See Highmark Health Career page

Students can apply here or through ColonialTRAK.

HM Health Solutions – Project: Future

HM Health Solutions will be hosting Project: Future, an on-site recruiting event, on October 14, 2016, from 9:00am to 3:30pm. The event will take place at HM Health Solutions Headquarters in Downtown Pittsburgh. This is a great opportunity for students to gain a deeper knowledge of the company’s cloud technology, network with hiring managers and executives, and learn about the benefits of working for HM Health Solutions.

HM Health Solutions is looking for students that are interested in the following:

  • Client Counseling
  • Application Development
  • Project Management / Business Analysis
  • Information Technology

Students should be undergraduate (juniors and seniors only) or graduate level. Students can apply by sending their resume to Students must apply by October 6th. All attendees will receive a special invitation on October 7th.

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Associate IT Audit Analyst Opening for Highmark Health

Highmark Health, a locally-based nonprofit corporation, is currently searching for an Associate IT Audit Analyst. Highmark Health employs over 38,000 people and provides health care delivery and financing for over 35 million people in the United States.

The ideal candidate is responsible for:

  • planning, conducting, and coordinating operational and compliance audits across the Highmark Enterprise
  • participating in systems development activities regarding implementation of new systems or modifications to purchased software.
  • establishing and cultivating relationships within assigned work areas.
  • performing assessments in accordance with the Internal Audit Charter and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • other various duties

The candidate must have at least a high school diploma or a GED, while a Bachelor’s Degree (in a CIS related field) is preferred. Experience in Information Systems Auditing is a plus.

The position can be applied for at:

Happy job hunting!

Dr. Karen Paullet Weighs in on Anthem Data Breach

Dr. Karen Paullet spoke with KDKA news today regarding the recent data breach at Anthem, an Indianapolis-based Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance company.  See the interview here in case you missed it on tonight’s newscast:

Video:  Health Insurers, Hospitals Vulnerable to Cyber Attack, Say Experts

UPMC Recruiting M Programmers at Spring Career Fair

UPMC will be attending RMU’s Spring Career Fair on April 7, 2015.  They are specifically interested in MUMPS programmers.  MUMPS (Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System), alternatively called M, is a general-purpose programming language for transaction processing that was originally designed for the healthcare industry and continues to be used in many large hospitals today.

At RMU, M programming is taught in the following courses:

  • INFS2140 M Programming
  • INFS3141 Advanced M & Cache

If you have experience in M or have taken the courses above, you should make a point to attend the Spring Career Fair in April!