Friday, January 30, 2015

IST/Computer Science Internship Opportunities with Alcoa

IST/Computer Science
Internship Opportunities with Alcoa
Announcement to all IST majors and IST minors at the PSU New Kensington Campus enrolled in the Spring 2015 semester.
Alcoa looking for:   computer science / computer Eng. / IT undergraduates looking for internships.   Students can email their resume to:
Leighton Cooper at:
Director, Talent Management
Alcoa Global Technology
100 Technical Drive
Alcoa Center, PA 15601

Human Services position with Barber National Institute

 Therapeutic  Support Staff
Careers-with-Barber-National-InstituteThe Barber National Institute is
dedicated to providing high quality
services and programs to children and adolescents with mental health, behavioral and autism spectrum disorders. 
We are currently seeking energetic, highly motivated and organized individuals for the Therapeutic Support Staff position at our BHRS Allegheny/Pittsburgh/Etna location.
This part-time position provides one-on-one intervention to children with a qualifying mental health diagnosis or autism spectrum disorder in the home, school, and community.  Work hours vary, but after school/evening hours are most needed.
A Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field, Bachelor’s degree in any field with 1 year paid, full-time experience with children/adolescents or an Associate’s degree with 3 years paid, full-time experience with children/adolescents required.
To apply for this position, visit our website , to complete an application.

Excellent Opportunities for New Accounting Grads

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Labor & Industry has an excellent opportunity for a new grad with an Accounting background to work in the Office of Unemployment Compensation Tax Services Field Accounting Office in Mercer, PA.

In addition to Mercer County, we are accepting applications for our other locations including in Philadelphia, Bristol, Norristown, Malvern, Reading, Chester, Wilkes-Barre, Scranton, Allentown, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Erie, Altoona, Johnstown, and Pittsburgh.
Nature of Work
You will audit, investigate and provide advice about compliance with the taxing and benefit paying provisions of unemployment compensation laws. You will also audit and investigate employer payrolls and related records, collect delinquent taxes, establish deferred tax payment plans and provide advisory and interpretive services.
This is a civil service covered position requiring the submission of an application via the PA State Civil Service website:
You will be tested before your qualifications are reviewed. Your test results will count only if you meet all job requirements. You must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid.
You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.
Minimum Requirements
A bachelor's degree that includes 18 college level credits in finance and accounting of which at least 6 college level credits are in accounting; OR an equivalent combination of experience and/or training that includes 18 college level credits in finance and accounting of which at least 6 college level credits are in accounting.
Clarification of Requirements
Please make sure you meet all requirements. You may take the test if you have completed 90 or more credit hours and expect to receive a bachelor’s degree which includes the required finance and accounting credits within the next 7 months. List the accounting and finance courses you expect to take and complete in your senior year. You must provide proof of your degree and the specific required coursework before you start work.
The test will be administered on a computer. Information about computerized testing is available online at OR in paper form at any State Civil Service Commission office. You will have a maximum of 2 1/2 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:               
Subject Area
Number of Questions
Accounting Principles and Practices
Accounting Problems
The test will be administered in the Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh State Civil Service Commission offices, Monday through Friday.
The test will also be held approximately 10 days a month at additional test centers located in Erie, Johnstown, Lock Haven, and Scranton. For further details on test dates, contact the Commission’s Information Services Unit; Telephone (Voice) (717) 787-7811, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 783-8896.

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

Further information can be obtained from:
1. State Civil Service Commission:
                Pittsburgh: 411 Seventh Avenue, Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone
                (Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing
                callers only) (412) 565-2484

If you are using the specified 18 college credits to qualify, online application requires submission of a copy of your transcripts at the time of application.  Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  Enter your name and Social Security Number at the top of the transcripts.  Send by e-mail to or fax to (717) 787-8650 or mail to the above Harrisburg address.
The following link, How to Get a Civil Service Job, provides detailed application procedures for students that wish to apply for this (or other PA Civil Service covered career opportunities):
How to Get a Civil Service Job instruction page:
Here is the PA Civil Service Commission website link to the PA Civil Service test announcement for the Unemployment Compensation Tax Agent job specification.
Interested students should make application as soon as possible.  If you (or your students) have additional questions, or require clarification on the application process, please feel free to contact me.

Jobs with Fastenal

Our strong entrepreneurial culture will challenge you to...

  • Manage your own business
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Foster new ideas
  • Make decisions
  • Create success
  • Become a company leader

To view our opportunities, go to and click careers

SAEM Career Event at Point Park University

Western PA Collegiate Job and Internship Fair

The biggest and best career fair in western PA for college students and graduates is almost here!

It is just 6 weeks until the Western PA Collegiate Job and Internship Fair on March 11, 2015!  Candidate pre-registration is now open and FREE!  Students and alumni should go to and click on the link to pre-register.  Pre-registration will be open until Monday, March 9 at 11:59p.m.  Walk-ins will be accepted at the door for $10.00 cash.

Over 120 employers expected with job and internship opportunities in many fields!
For more details go to