Top Secret Colonials (TSC) will be holding a 48 hour gaming marathon where all money raised will go to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children’s toughest diseases, particularly leukemia and other cancers. The hospital does not charge patients for their care and relies on donations to keep helping children. If you’re not able to attend the event, you can also donate directly via a GoFundMe page.
Steps to Sign Up for the Gaming Marathon
A donation of $10 and advanced registration is required to participate for both Non-RMU and RMU students. Before attending please make sure to review all rules and information here before filling out the registration form: Rules and Information
BEFORE REGISTERING, You are required to make a Discord Account or a Twitch Account whichever you prefer.
Discord account can be created here: https://discordapp.com/register.
Twitch account can be created here: https://www.twitch.tv/
If you need any extra help with activating/registering for Discord or Twitch please review the Rules and Information Presentation linked above!
Registration form: https://forms.gle/r7mXLtiQoNkJgbFN6
The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) is hosting our first-ever virtual career fair on October 1st from 12:00 – 4:00 pm in Handshake.
The fair is open to all RMU students and alumni, and we ask that you highly encourage all students to participate. Even if the student is not actively seeking an internship or career employment, our fair is a magnificent opportunity to start building a relationship with the region’s top organizations.
There are going to be 50 employers registered including several Fortune 500 companies with more registering every day. Along with these great opportunities there is also going to be over 750 chances for you to do one-on-one interviews.
These events run as a “first come, first serve” so we recommend that you register as soon as possible to secure a spot.
RMU Career Fair, October 1st from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Student registration: CLICK HERE
Helpful article on successfully attending a virtual career fair: CLICK HERE
Scheduling resume review: email@example.com.
Any other questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
CIS course/registration update: Starting summer 2019, INFS3231 and INFS6231 Network Technology (N+) will be replaced with INFS3230 and INFS6230 Networks/Data/Computer Comm, respectively.
If you are looking for an exciting INFS elective for Spring 2019, consider taking a new course in cloud architecture using Amazon Web Services (AWS). INFS4460/INFS7460 Cloud Computing & Amazon Web Services is available now in the list of courses for Spring 2019. (Prerequisite: INFS3230 Network Technology or INFS3231 Network Technology N+)
There will be a College and University Recruiting Event at the University of Pittsburgh on Tuesday, November 13 from 4PM to 7PM. This event is focused on entry-level positions relating to information technology, engineering, and more. This event will feature a special student workshop titled “LinkedIn & Your Career” and a professional photographer taking head shots. Students who attend the LinkedIn session will be able to get a head shot for free.
LOCATION: University of Pittsburgh, William Pitt Union, Kurtzman Room
(Main Floor), 3959 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
For more information about the event, click here. To apply, fill out the form here. Registration for the event is free.
SciMathTech Interview Day will take place on Friday, November 16 at IUP Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center, Monroeville, PA. This event is focused on students in the fields of Biology, Environmental Science, Information Systems and Technology, Mathematics, Statistics and Predictive Analytics.
At this event, students can submit resumes for internship and professional positions, and be considered for interviews with top companies/organizations, who are actively seeking employees or interns.
Employers include: AASHTO, Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory, Creehan & Company, Duquesne Light, Expedient, Federated Investors, FedEx Services, PNC and Raytheon.
For more information and to register for this event, click here. Registration is due by Wednesday, October 31st.
PNC is hosting its first ever STEAM Summit and Hackathon on November 15 and 16. The 2-day event will allow individuals to participate in a hackathon alongside other college students, hear from PNC Technology & Innovation Leadership and be paired with a PNC mentor as they continue their college journey.
• 3.0 GPA or higher in a STEAM-Related Major
• Interest in the Financial Services Industry
To be considered for this event, students will need to submit their resume and
a short essay (up to 350 words) responding to the following:
Innovation is critical to understanding our client’s needs, protecting their
interests and driving their success forward. In your personal experience,
tell us about a technology solution you’ve recently created or updated to
best meet the needs of others. What do you hope to get out of attending this
Applications are due for the event by Tomorrow – Friday, September 28. For more information, read the flyer here. To apply for the event, click here.
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
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:
- Go to the ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEW tab on the top toolbar of ColonialTRAK and select ‘Sign up for Interviews or Resume Drops‘
- Select Schedule 770 / PRACTICE INTERVIEW – IS/IT/COMPUTER-related Undergraduate MAJORS ONLY- Federated Investors Company Name: Mock.
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 email@example.com.
Come to the CIS Student Advising Day so that you can be cleared to register for Fall 2017 classes. It will be held in the Wheatley Atrium on Wednesday, March 22nd from 4-6pm. CIS faculty will be available to assist you with scheduling. As always, you can also contact your academic advisor for a private one-on-one meeting if you prefer.
Free pizza will be provided at this event!
Just a reminder that registration for the Fall 2016 Semester will begin on April 12. Your individual registration date and time can be found if you login to Sentry Secured Services on the RMU web site and look under Registration Status. You need to meet with your Academic Advisor to discuss scheduling before you will be able to register online! Make sure to find out your registration date and plan ahead.
Also, remember that a Course Planner is provided as part of the CIS Blog. This planner indicates the semesters in which courses have been offered in the past. It is not a guarantee for future schedules, but it can be helpful as you plan ahead for future semesters to know when courses are typically offered.