Friday, January 30, 2015
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: email@example.com
Director, Talent Management
Alcoa Global Technology
100 Technical Drive
Alcoa Center, PA 15601
Therapeutic Support Staff
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: www.scsc.state.pa.us.
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.
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 www.scsc.state.pa.us 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:
Number of Questions
Accounting Principles and Practices
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.
NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Employment and promotion lists will be established. You will be notified in writing of your test results.
HOW TO APPLY
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 RAfirstname.lastname@example.org 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:
portal/server.pt/community/ general_information/14274/how_ to_get_a_civil_service_job/ 590778
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.