Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Diplomatic Dinner at PSNK

MY VOTE MATTERS AND SGA PRESENTS

DIPLOMATIC DINNER

When?
Thursday February 25th @ 6PM

Where?
Conference Center 13B 

How much to attend?
NO COST!

Guest Speakers
State Rep. Joseph A. Petrarca
State Rep. Eli Evankovich
and
Erin McClelland

GET EDUCATED ABOUT POLITICS!
Please dress profesionally
Dinner will be Provided
Limited seats available!

Please Call or Text Jon McCabe
412 526 0520  jpm5762@psu.edu

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Paid Marketing Internship - Saint Margaret Mary Church

Paid Marketing Internship
Saint Margaret Mary Church in Lower Burrell, PA

This position is responsible for researching, reporting best practices, and implementing a marketing plan.

Duties:
  1. Develop a list of ministries and contact info each ministry
  2. Assemble information on what the Parish is currently doing:
    1. Faith Formation, Youth Ministry, Music Ministry, Adult Formation, Senior Adult Formation, Sports, Community Building Events, Health Ministry, & all other ministries
  3.  Research other churches to see what ministries they offer and their participation levels
    1. Information will include the above items, as well as total membership in church, membership in ministries, & structure of ministry (who is responsible)
  4. Find best practices for ministries
    1. Compare and contrast methods and memberships of various church ministries and make recommendations for possible items that will benefit Saint Margaret Mary Church
    2. Prepare a report on what we have versus what others have
    3. Prepare a report of drivers of attendance
  5. Develop a Marketing Plan
    1. Develop a plan based upon the ministries and offerings of Saint Margaret Mary Church
    2. Using all tools available, implement the plan

Additional Duties:
  1. Creating and editing videos for use in social media and in church
  2. Updating social media (website, Facebook, Instagram, etc...)
  3. Community marketing
  4. Identify areas for community outreach

Timeline:
  1. Development of report by May 2016
  2. Rollout of marketing plan by June 2016
  3. Ongoing interface with ministries to get their message out

Interested students should get in touch with Bill Staniszewski
wstaniszewski@dioceseofgreensburg.org

Monday, February 8, 2016

Municipal Intern Program

 


 Local Government Academy

"Promoting Excellence in Local Government"

 The Municipal Internship Fair is approaching on March 18, 2016, from 12:00 - 2:30 PM at the Carnegie Mellon University – Heinz College.

This year we anticipate having 20 paid summer internships available.  Undergraduate and graduate students from all colleges and university are invited to participate in the Municipal Internship Fair.  Selected students will complete a variety of internships paying between $9.00 – $11.00 per hour.  Additionally, they will gain valuable professional experience working in local communities in southwestern Pennsylvania.  The list of projects will be available on the Academy website on March 9, 2016.

Students are strongly encouraged to attend the Municipal Intern Fair so that they may meet representatives of the placement site and identify the internships that interests them.  Students may register for the Municipal Internship Program and the Fair at http://localgovernmentacademy.org/interns-and-careers/mip/students-and-career.  In addition to registering for the Municipal Internship Fair, there they may upload their resume to be included in our “resume bank” that will be made available to the local governments in the program.   Students interested in the program but unable to make the Fair itself should still register at the website to be considered for municipal internships.

Please contact Local Government Academy at (412) 586-5659 if you have any questions.


Visit: www.localgovernmentacademy.org (click on ‘Interns & Careers/Municipal Intern Program’) For Registration and More Information

Friday, February 5, 2016

Associate Software Engineer with CA Technologies





Associate Software Engineer

CA Technologies seeks talented, motivated and enthusiastic university graduates that want to fast track their career. If you want challenging work, in an environment that offers both personal and professional growth with an exciting software leader, then our Associate Software Engineer Training Program is for you.

As an Associate Software Engineer, you'll join our development group and work alongside our sharpest engineers. You'll grow your skills, gain increasing responsibility, work with the latest technologies -  and have fun doing it. The six week training program covers topics like Product Design, Engineering Tools, Testing Patterns, Databases and Agile Programming. During the training you will receive housing, meals, and benefits such as special events. Plus, cars will be provided so you can venture out on evenings and weekends.

After the training program, you'll join the development group team in one of our major CA Technologies Development Centers. You'll be assigned a mentor to help acclimate you to the company and guide you through projects. You'll find plenty of opportunities for professional development, such as attending CA World, our largest industry trade show.

For more details on all of our open positions, please go to: www.ca.com/careers

Spring Career Fair at IUP



Students from all college campuses are welcome!  Parking spaces are available in the Wayne Avenue lot beside the complex. Please inform your students that they cannot park in the Stadium Lot South or the Eberly Business College lot between the Kovalchick Complex and Miller Stadium – they are reserved for Faculty/Staff/Commuters.   IUP is not responsible for parking citations received if your students park in an IUP student or faculty lot that is not designated as event parking.

Business casual attire is appropriate.

International Internship Program Summer Deadlines Extended





API http://www.apiabroad.com/ would like to announce that we have extended the application deadline for our Summer 1 (June 1 - July 30, 2016) 8-Week Fixed Date Internship Program in most of our locations to February 22:

   - Argentina (Buenos Aires)
   - Australia (Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney)
   - Chile (Santiago)
   - China (Shanghai)
   - Ireland (Dublin)
   - New Zealand (Auckland, Wellington)
   - Spain (Barcelona, Seville)



API
 also​ offers a Summer 2 (June 22 - August 20, 2016) 8-Week Fixed Date internship Program and that application deadline currently remains March 1, 2016.

For students requiring more customization with program lengths and dates, our Flex Date Internship Program is a great option that is offered throughout the year with start dates offered twice per month. Application deadlines for the Flex Date Internship Program are 4 months in advance of the intended start date.

Spring Career Days 2016


Westmoreland Job Expo in Greensburg


Work at the US Open this June!




U.S. OPEN JOB FAIR

OAKMONT COUNTRY CLUB
1233 HULTON ROAD
OAKMONT, PA 15139

FEBRUARY 20, 2016
9:00AM-3:00PM

OPENINGS AVAILABLE DURING THE 2016 U.S. OPEN
SERVER
BARTENDER
FOOD RUNNER
CULINARIAN
DISHWASHER
HOUSEKEEPING
LAUNDRY

BUSINESS CASUAL ATTIRE REQUIRED.
JEANS ARE NOT PERMITTED ON SITE

Marketing and Special Events Intern



Monday, February 1, 2016

E.L.F. Entertainment - Summer Work - Gibsonia, PA

E.L.F. Entertainment, Inc.

Local Summer Work Available Immediately!
 
Positions available:                       Work with clients like:
Inflatable Attendant                        The Pittsburgh Steelers
Event Management                                                Comcast
Event Photographers                                          CBS Radio
Box Truck Drivers                            The Pittsburgh Pirates
Event Specialist                                                    Highmark
                                                                              Nemacolin 
                                                                              Woodlands
                                                                                 and more!

Earn $10.00 per hour!
Ask how you can APPLY TODAY!
Phone: 724-449-9200 Extension 5
Email: shawn@elfentertainment.com

Home of Snapchat Photobooth Services
1007 Foggy Hollow Road Gibsonia, PA 15044


Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Social Media/ Marketing Intern

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Internship title:   Social Media/ Marketing Intern
            Brief description: To assist the Community Health Clinic outreach department to develop a strong, dynamic social media presence in the community. To assist in developing marketing materials which communicate the services and needs of Community Health Clinic to potential patients, donors, and partners.
            Community Health Clinic is a non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center which provides Medical, Dental, and Behavioral Health Services regardless of ability to pay with an emphasis on low-income, under served and uninsured populations.

Organization name:   Community Health Clinic
Contact person and title:   Scott L. McMannis, Outreach Specialist
Full Mailing Address:  943 Fourth Avenue, New Kensington, PA
Zip code:  15068
Telephone:    Outreach 724.889.2783 Clinic: 724.335.3334
Fax:  724.335.2283
Web Address/Main Page: www.communityhealthclinic.org
Career site:

Preferred Major:  (check all that apply)
Administration of Justice ____                     Communications/Journalism ___x_
Business/Management __x __                                  Computer, Information Science ____                                    
Engineering Technology ____                                   Science/Medical ____
Government/Political ____                           Psychology/Human Service/Education ____                
Any Major ____
Other ___x_ (please specify): Marketing

Semester Available:
Spring __x__          Summer ____          Fall ____          Ongoing ____

Preferred degree(s):
            Associates ____
            Baccalaureate ____
            Either __x__


Scott McMannis
Outreach Specialist
Community Health Clinic, Inc.
943 Fourth Ave.
New Kensington,PA 15068

Retail Management Job Fair


Television Academy Internship Program

TELEVISION ACADEMY FOUNDATION
 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM



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Monday, January 25, 2016

Leader Launch 2016 (This Friday, January 29th)

Join us for Leader Launch!
Friday, January 29, 2016


Join representatives of PNC, UPMC, PLS, Marsh USA, Aurochs Brewing*, Highmark*, BNYMellon* and others for an interesting afternoon that will help you launch your career!

Includes dinner at Station Square’s Buca di Beppo restaurant – plus transportation and also lunch! 
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This half-day conference gathers PSNK student leaders from a variety of majors. You will hear multiple presentations by real professionals in order to learn more about Pittsburgh’s companies and organizations—and they will emphasize the range of opportunities that they offer. The day will conclude with a networking dinner in Station Square at Buca di Beppo where you can hone your skills while making important connections with professionals & peers in your field.

When: Friday, January 29, 2016 (approximately 11am – 8:30pm)


Why: Because you’ll be graduating soon & this will help you prepare to begin your career!

How much: only $10! ($15 for PSNK and PSU Alumni) This includes transportation to & from campus, as well as two meals!

Sign up today in Student Life or the Success Center!
Register by 1/27 in order to participate in this exciting professional event
*Still waiting for final confirmation from these employer representatives.




Friday, January 22, 2016

GREAT Seminars for Spring 2016 - You are Invited!

PSNK EMET STUDENTS:
YOU ARE INVITED to be part of a special series designed to give you 
an EDGE on your future career in engineering.


These sessions are designed to give you special insight into the careers of professional engineers and help with preparation for internships and jobs after college. This series has been developed especially for EMET and engineering students at Penn State New Kensington and you can earn a certificate for your participation in the series’ events! 

Continue reading for more details…


The GREAT Seminars on Professional Skills for Career Success are sponsored by the Chancellor’s Office, the Penn State Electro-Optics Center and PSNK Career Services to help you learn from professionals about the skills and expectations you will need for a successful career in engineering and related fields. 

These will be highly interactive and informative sessions where you will learn with a cohort of students directly from engineering, science and management professionals.  They are designed to be interesting and fun with lots of discussion – and there is free food at the end of each session too!

I want to extend a special invitation to a trip to the College of Engineering Career Day at University Park on January 27th.

Here is more on the road trip:


The GREAT Road Trip to University Park for
Engineering Career Day
College of Engineering at University Park
Wednesday, January 27
Contact Career Services for travel details.  Coach bus transportation provided.

Description: Meet with dozens of engineering companies in your field at Penn State’s biggest engineering-exclusive career event.  Lots of opportunities for internships and jobs.

The dates for the rest of the sessions for the semester are as follows:
March 17th – Communication on the Job is Key to Success
March 30th – Professional Etiquette Dinner
April 14th – Panel of Professionals in Engineering Fields




Please reply or come see us here in the Success Center (located by the Bookstore) so we can give you more details, answer your questions.


You can email us at CareersNK@psu.edu or call 724-334-6065.
I look forward to seeing you at these sessions this semester!


Jim Shields

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

PA State Job Opportunity

Insurance Claims Evaluator 2


Employment Opportunity:  The PA Insurance Department has one Insurance Claims Evaluator 2 opening in Harrisburg, which is in Dauphin County.  


Applications will only be accepted between January 19 and February 1, 2016.


Nature of Work:  An employee in this job analyzes and evaluates insurance claim files and recommendations submitted by a contracted Third Party Administrator (TPA) for the payment of insurance claims. Work includes reviewing claim information submitted by the TPA to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and claims administration practices, and for appropriateness of recommendations; approving payment of claims and contractor invoices; identifying and researching claim issues, and providing recommendations to the supervisor for resolution; and contacting claimants, TPA staff, attorneys, service providers, and other individuals to collect or provide information regarding the status of claims.  Work also involves providing guidance to TPA staff on interpreting regulations and policies.  Work is performed independently under the general direction of an Insurance Claims Manager or administrative supervisor.


In order to be considered, applicants must be PA residents, and meet the following requirements:  One year of experience as an Insurance Claims Evaluator 1; or two years of professional experience in the evaluation and payment of claims in multiple lines of insurance, and a bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and training.


Starting Salary:  $45,692 annually with an excellent benefits package!


Have questions?  Please contact Donna Fleischauer by sending an email to dfleischau@pa.gov, or by calling (717) 705-4194.

How to Apply:  Apply online at www.scsc.pa.gov.  Log in to the Online Services section of the homepage.  First-time users will need to create a user ID and password by selecting the "New user?  Register here" link.  After logging in, select View Open Announcements & Apply from the menu.  Reference announcement #2013-018 for Insurance Claims Evaluator 2 to submit your application.  

Student Senate Elections

OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY!!!
2016-2017 Student Senator for the University Faculty Senate (UFS)
Nominations may be submitted January 25 – February 12, 2016

Eligibility…Full-time degree students in good academic standing at the 14 campuses comprising University College* are eligible for election as 2016-2017 UFS Student Senator

*Penn State Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, The Eberly Campus, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Shenango, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton, and York

The representative body of the faculty, the University Faculty Senate has authority concerning the University’s educational interests.  Also, the Senate provides advice and consultation to President Barron on issues affecting attainment of Penn State’s educational objectives.  The Senate includes 27 Student Senators.

UFS Student Senators are full voting members, and each Student Senator serves as a member of one of the Standing Committees. Student Senators are expected to attend the six full Senate meetings during the year, and to participate on the assigned committee.  On Monday evening preceding the official Senate meeting there are two sessions: one for all student senators with the Academic Assembly President and another for a presentation by University administration to the Commonwealth Caucus (faculty and student Senators from all campuses).  These meetings take place in the Nittany Lion Inn at University Park.  Committee meetings can begin as early at 8 on Tuesday morning, followed by the Commonwealth Caucus meeting and lunch beginning at 11:00 am to discuss issues pertaining to the agenda for the formal Senate meeting that day. Senate meetings take place in 112 Kern Graduate Building at University Park.  The elected Student Senator(s) for the University College will receive reimbursement for travel to the Senate meeting.  UFS Student Senators are encouraged to travel with a Faculty Senator from the campus.

Additional information is available at http://www.senate.psu.eduYou may learn more about the responsibilities of a Student Senator by talking with a current Faculty Senator at your campus or a current UFS Student Senator.

The deadline for nominations is 12:00 midnight, Friday, February 12.  An online election will be conducted from February 22 through March 13.  All full-time degree students enrolled at the 14 campuses of the University College are eligible to vote.  You may access the nomination site at https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3XjQSOnbU09xQ1L

 The deadline for nominations is 12:00 midnight, Friday, February 12.  An online election will be conducted from February 22 through March 13.  All full-time degree students enrolled at the 14 campuses of the University College are eligible to vote.  You may access the nomination site at https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3XjQSOnbU09xQ1L



Important Information for Spring 2016 Graduates

REMINDER – MEETING ON MONDAY.
REPLY TO THIS EMAIL NOW TO SIGN UP!
(no need to reply again if you have already responded. See you Monday at noon – and bring a friend!)
Find out everything you need to know about GRADUATING
this year at this upcoming FREE event:
 
Congratulations! You are almost to the finish line!
 
However, there are a few steps you will need to take care of before we can hand you that well deserved diploma. Come join us for the Expected Graduate Meeting on Monday, January 25th in Science Room 140 at noon* and learn who you'll need to contact and where you'll need to go for things like applying for graduation, ordering your cap and gown, and securing that job after graduation. There will also be information about what to expect with loan payments and how to make the most of your new Penn State alumni status!
 
PLUS, there will be free pizza and a chance to win prizes for all of those who attend the meeting.
 
Don't miss this vital information that will make your last semester here at Penn State New Kensington and the graduation process a smooth one. Any questions or concerns contact Julie Miller at jam1036@psu.edu or stop by the Student Affairs Office.