Summer and Full-Time Opportunities available at BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon is looking to identify new and emerging talent for a range of technology roles including:

  • Developer
  • Infrastructure Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Technology Campus Program

During this 18-month program, participants will work within the Client Technology Solutions department and experience:

  • Robust technical software development training
  • The opportunity to develop technical, professional, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Networking support from a host of corporate leaders including mentors, executive sponsors and a dedicated program manager

Apply to this full time opportunity for December 2019 – May 2020 graduates at bnymellon.com/careersSearch 1910946

Summer Analyst Program

This 10-week internship offers new analysts:

  • Global corporate experience
  • Challenging real-world projects that help grow leadership abilities
  • Professional network to help launch a technology career

Apply to this internship opportunity for December 2020 – May 2021 graduates at bnymellon.com/careersSearch 1906793

BNY Mellon is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that attracts the best talent and empowers their people to reach their full potential.

See attached flyer for further detail:

BNY Mellon Tech Campus

Top Secret Colonials win 3rd Place in SGA Shark Tank Competition – Will Host a Comedy Night for Charity

IMG_5605Members of the Top Secret Colonials (TSC) won 3rd place in the Student Government Association (SGA) Shark Tank competition. They won $2000 to host an event for charity in the Fall 2020 semester. Pictured from left to right are: Taylor Passerini, Nathan Sullivan, Evan Kinney, and Taylor Priore. Pictured at right is Zaithwa Gwaza, SGA President, presenting the team with the check.

This is the 4th year in a row that the club has won 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in the SGA Shark Tank competition. Each year they host a campus-wide event to raise money for a charity. This year, the students will once again host a Comedy Night in which they will raise money for the Stanley Marks Blood Cancer Fund for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. This coming year, students will have the opportunity to compete to be the opening act of the headliner. TSC will hold an open mic night a week prior to the event where they will be asking students, faculty, and staff to be the judges. The winners will open at the main event to raise money for Hodgkins Lymphoma.

Congratulations, Top Secret Colonials! This is a great accomplishment, and will benefit another great cause.

RMU Named in Best Masters’ in Internet Security Programs for 2020

masters_internet_securityIntelligent.com, a trusted resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, announced their Top 30 Master’s in Internet Security Degree Programs for 2020.  Robert Morris University made the list for our Master’s in Cyber Security and Information Assurance.  This ranking was based on an assessment of 191 accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Each program was evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

Information Session for DoD Scholarship Program

There will be an Information Session about the DoD Cyber Scholarship program on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 4:00pm in Wheatley 114.  If you are interested in learning more about this program, please attend.

Additional details can be found here:

2020 Career Opportunities at BNY Mellon

Full-time job placement for students graduating in 2020…

OCAP – Operation Campus Analyst Program
Follow the link below for details of job description and qualifications:
https://jobs.bnymellon.com/jobs/1910951?lang=en-us

Internship opportunities for junior undergraduate student…

SAP – Summer Analyst Program
Follow the link below for details of job description and qualifications:
https://jobs.bnymellon.com/jobs/1906742?lang=en-us

May apply online.

Locations include:
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
• Boston area (Everett, Westborough), Massachusetts
• Orlando & Lake Mary, Florida
• Dallas & Houston, Texas
• New York, New York.

You may also seek help from an academic adviser or other faculty to prepare resume and application.

RMU Students win TRISS Scholarships

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Congratulations to Brandon Nelson, Christopher Cullen, and Kaden Mahsoob, who each won a $1,000 scholarship, awarded by the Three Rivers Information Security Symposium (TRISS) planning committee. Thanks to Professor Karen Paullet for her recommendation. Professor Paullet and the Top Secret Colonials have been active supporters of the TRISS the symposium and the TRISS Scholarship Program.

Cybersecurity Scholarships

Students in cybersecurity degrees should consider the following federal scholarship opportunities:

CyberCorps Scholarship For Service from the US Office of Personnel Management
DoD Cyber Scholarship program from the US Department of Defense

Dr. Laverty honored as AITP-EDSIG Fellow

lavertyThe CIS Department congratulates Dr. J. Packy Laverty who was inducted as an AITP-EDSIG Fellow at the 2019 EDSIG Conference for Information Systems and Computing.  AITP-EDSIG Fellows are inducted in honor of their long-term, meaningful, and effective support of AITP-EDSIG in its mission to improve information systems (IS) education and foster the careers of IS faculty.

Dr. Laverty is a Professor of Computer Information Systems and Coordinator of Enterprise Systems at Robert Morris University.  Prior to his time at RMU, he held faculty positions at University of Pittsburgh, St. Vincent’s College, Community College of Allegheny County, and Carlow College. He has 35 years of professional consulting experience which includes working closely with IBM on its z-System academic initiative and curriculum. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting and a MBA from Duquesne University. He received his Ph.D. in Academic Computing from University of Pittsburgh. In addition, he has obtained numerous IT-related certifications. During his 44 years as an information systems and business administration educator, he has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate classes including Linux, Java, IBM DB2, Unix, COBOL, Oracle, HTML, JavaScript, and MySQL-PHP, just to name a few.

During his time in academics, Dr. Laverty has established a consistent research record including publications and innovative outcomes assessment initiatives. He has consistently published in the Information Systems Education Journal and Issues in Information Systems journal, as well as presented his research at numerous international and national conferences. Dr. Laverty has been actively involved with EDSIG throughout the years serving as the workshop chair, publishing papers, making presentations, and always willing to help out wherever needed.

Congratulations, Dr. Laverty, on receiving this prestigious honor.

Stockings for Soldiers Project

Starting on November 14th, 2019, students will be able to pick up stockings from Dr. Paullet’s office in Wheatley Center 229 and have a chance to fill the stocking with some of the many items listed below for soldiers that are across seas that won’t be back for the holidays. The stockings have to be returned by November 27th in order for them to be shipped overseas.

If you’re not able to participate then please let others know about this project!

Items that are needed include:

– Oreos, Chips Ahoy, Nutter Butter Cookies
– Trail Mix
– Beef Jerky
– Granola Bars
– Breakfast Bars
– Slim Jims
– Twizzlers
– M&M’s (all flavors) – other chocolate will melt
– Pop Tarts
– Cards
– Crossword Puzzles
– Soduko
– Gum
– Caramel Popcorn
– Gummie Candy
– Chapstick
– Hot Cocoa Mix, Lemonade packets, etc. 
– Nuts
– Pretzels
– Fruit Roll-ups
– Drink mixes – iced tea, fruit punch, etc,