Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Success Center Work-Study Positions for 2012-2013 Academic Year

Attention Penn State New Kensington Students!  If you were awarded Work-Study for the 2012-2013 academic year (check your student aid summary on elion or check with the financial aid department to find out), please give us a call in the Academic & Career Success Center at 724-334-6097!  We have limitied Work-Study positions available, so call asap!  To learn more about Work-Study at Penn State, visit http://studentaid.psu.edu/types-of-aid/work-study-and-employment/work-study/about!

Internships in Business, Engineering and IT with Bechtel Plant Machinery in Monroeville

Internships in Business, Engineering and IT with Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. in Monroeville, PA

Contract Specialist
Mechanical Engineer
Electrical Engineer
Programming/Systems Analyst

http://www.bpmionline.com/internships.html

Monday, July 30, 2012

Earn money while in school with the Navy

The Nurse Candidate Program (NCP)

Financing education is no small matter!  Tuition, books, and supplies all add up to a hefty financial liability that can take years to overcome.  The Nurse Candidate Program provides a monthly stipend for full time students in accredited Bachelor of Science Nursing programs. Students can enroll after their sophomore year and receive an initial grant of $10,000 (paid in two installments of $5000 each), plus $1000 a month for up to 24 months.

After graduation, participants join the Navy Nurse Corps as an Officer, with the opportunity to earn a competitive salary, regular promotions, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, low cost travel opportunities, excellent retirement and educational benefits, further training, and a rewarding clinical practice.  Additional benefits include 30 days of paid vacation a year, use of military recreational facilities around the world, the opportunity to serve around the world in a variety of facilities, and be a part of supportive team of highly trained professionals. 
Requirements for selection

  1. You must be a U.S. citizen under the age of 40
  2. You must be able to meet the Navy’s physical fitness standards
  3. You must be enrolled in an accredited educational program resulting in a BSN within 24 months of starting the program
  4. You must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
 Active Duty Service Obligation   
  • One to 12 months of participation in the NCP results in an Active Duty Service Obligation of 4 years
  • Thirteen to 24 months of participation in the NCP results in an Active Duty Service Obligation of 5 years
How can you apply or learn more?
Contact:

Todd A. Bickerton, AMC (AW)
Navy Officer Recruiter for Central Pennsylvania
Cell: (814) 706-2332                                                                                                                                     Office: (814) 867-1804                                                                                                                                                     Fax: (814)237-1548
todd.bickerton@navy.mil                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                         


Earn money while in school with the Navy

Now hiring for the Navy Nuclear Power Program $3,500/month while still attending College

Submarine Officer (GPA 3.0+)  
         $15,000 sign-on bonus + an additional $2,000 upon completion of Nuclear Power School
         Stationed on either a Ballistic Missile Trident, Fast Attack, or Guided Missile nuclear-powered submarine
        You will oversee everything from engineering operations to weapons and navigational duties

  • Must have a semester of Calculus and Calculus based Physics with a grade of ‘C’ or better
  • Able to collect up to 30 months of pay prior to graduation
Surface Warfare Officer (GPA 3.0+)
         $15,000 sign-on bonus + an additional $2,000 upon completion of Nuclear Power School
         You will complete the first tour on a conventionally powered combat ship where you will receive your Surface Warfare Officer Qualification
         Following your first tour you will complete Nuclear Power Training and be stationed on an Nimitz-class nuclear powered aircraft carrier
         There you will manage a virtual city at sea as you oversee the operation and maintenance of the sophisticated nuclear propulsion plant

  • Must have a semester of Calculus and Calculus based Physics with a grade of ‘C’ or better
  • Able to collect up to 30 months of pay prior to graduation
Nuclear Power School Instructor (GPA 3.3+)
         4 year position in Charleston, SC
         Job entails training future Nuclear Propulsion Officers and Nuclear Field Enlisted personnel, while gaining valuable teaching experience in an exciting and technologically advanced curriculum

  • Must have a semester of Calculus and Calculus based Physics with a grade of ‘B’ or better
  • Able to collect up to 18 months of pay prior to graduation
Naval Reactors Engineer (GPA 3.7+)
         5 year position in Washington D.C.
         Job entails approving, confirming, and planning the design, operation, and maintenance of over 100 nuclear reactors
         Supports the operational fleet (submarines and aircraft carriers)

  • Must have a semester of Calculus and Calculus based Physics with a grade of ‘B’ or better
  • Able to collect up to 18 months of pay prior to graduation

Fastenal Positions

SALES TRAINEE/OUTSIDE SALES
FULL-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE
North Western, PA

The Fastenal Company would like to invite ambitious, hard-working individuals to apply for the position of full-time
Sales Trainee/Outside Sales. Applicants should be able to bring new ideas and improvements to business practices;
remain fair, respectful and moral in all situations; and work well both independently and as part of a team.

ABOUT US:
Fastenal Company is a leading industrial and construction distributor with over 2,400 locations in the United States,
Canada, Mexico and other countries internationally. Since 1967 Fastenal has been a fast-growing company with
excellent employment opportunities for career advancement. We strive to help employees reach their full potential in
pursuit of our "Growth through Customer Service" mission.

OVERVIEW:
Working in the role of full-time Sales Trainee/Outside Sales, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow with a
leading industrial and supplies distributor. Fastenal Company is currently seeking candidates for a Sales Trainee/Outside
Sales position at our store located at 185 Cascade Galleria 16101, New Castle, PA.

TRAINING PROGRAM:
The training experience includes hands-on, on-line, and classroom training offered through our corporate university.
External candidates hired for this position will begin their career in a Sales Trainee program. The training program for
current employees who are promoted into these positions will vary based on prior experience with the company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
o Developing and executing a sales plan in the local territory to meet/exceed sales goals
o Selling industrial and construction supplies business to business
o Conducting cold calls with manufacturing, maintenance, construction, job sites and other industrial accounts
o Maintaining and growing the existing customer base
o Managing account collections for assigned accounts
o Maintaining and growing customer inventory programs
o Completing required training within the training period (if applicable)

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
The skills and qualifications required for this position include:
o 18 years of age or over
o Able to work up to 50 hours per week (overtime eligible for Sales Trainee position)
o A strong aptitude for sales and desire to earn salary plus commission after the training period
o A valid driver's license and the ability to meet our driving record requirements
o The ability to demonstrate Company values of Innovation, Teamwork, Ambition, and Integrity
o Strong computer skills and math aptitude
o The ability to lift, slide and lower packages that typically weigh 25lbs-50lbs and may weigh up to 75lbs
o Possess or are working towards an Associates Degree in Business/Marketing OR have equivalent industry experience
and knowledge of the local market

Fastenal Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment Opportunity for College Grads


Friday, July 27, 2012

Fall Semester Advertising/Marketing/Sales Internship Whirl Magazine – Pittsburgh, PA

Fall Semester Advertising/Marketing/Sales Internship
Whirl Magazine – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Advertising / Marketing / Sales
    We’re looking for a deadline-driven intern who wants to learn about publishing in an industry that is quick to change and tricky to target.
If you: Think strategically, prioritize effectively, finish projects accurately and on time, take initiative and pay attention to industry related trends, we would like to check out your credentials.
A typical week:
Coordinate traffic of art between clients and sales staff, create and maintain media lists, provide support to business manager and events editor, learn how to analyze and define market segmentation trends and translate into sales and event opportunities, learn about cross- promotion and marketing, assist with the planning and execution of special events, assist in the distribution of promotional materials and press releases
Proficient in MS Excel and MS Access
Experience with SPSS or statistical program
At least 12 – 15 hours per week required
Automobile and current driving license preferred
Send resume, cover letter, and writing samples to:
Stephanie Penrose
Advertising Manager
1501 Reedsdale St. Suite 202
Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Fundraising Coordinator

YOUGH COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING
Date Posted:     July 25, 2012          Date Available:   Immediately
Title:                 Fundraising Coordinator                                
Employment Status:       Temporary      Contract
Regular Hours Worked:         20/week        

The primary goals of the Fundraising Coordinator is to develop and implement a fundraising strategy to secure revenue for the organization.  General duties to include direct mail campaigns, writing proposals to obtain grants, securing endowments, hosting fundraising events and cultivating major donors. 

The Fundraising Coordinator will report to the Executive Director and in partnership with the Fiscal Director for budget/event planning.

I.                    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Develop and execute MYCS’ fundraising strategy and operations to general financial resources in support of MYCS’ mission.
·         Generate new ideas and business opportunities to increase fundraising and fund development.
·         Research and cultivate new foundation, corporate and individual donation opportunities.
·         Conceive and write grant proposals and coordinate necessary follow-up with grant-making bodies.
·         Prepare presentations to present to potential donors and key stakeholders.
·         Track and monitor development proposals, deadlines and requirements.
·         Use social media and e-mail marketing tools to reach donors and potential donors.
·         Coordinate volunteers and volunteer efforts.
·         Represent MYCS at community meetings, outreach events, radio/TV shows and other community settings.
·         Assist in the planning and hosting of fundraising events and initiatives.
·         Build and maintain profitable, long-term fundraising relationships with current donors and potential donors; maintain donor database.
·         Other duties as required.

Specific factors or standards which will be used in measuring and appraising the performance of the employee in this position.
·         Track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.
·         Track and properly document all activities and complete all necessary reporting requirements.
·         Submits documents and reports in a timely manner to meet stated deadlines.
·         Analyze and report successes and misses to establish what is working and what adjustments are needed.

II.                  REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Public Relations or related field with three to five years relevant work experience.
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented.
·         Prior experience in nonprofit fundraising with a record of securing gifts from individuals, foundations or corporations desired; proven track record to sale and generate revenue.
·         Highly skilled in building relationships and motivating others toward a common goal.
·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
·         General familiarity with the City of McKeesport, PA and the Mon Valley region.
·         Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office preferred.
·         Frequent local travel.
·         Act 33/34 clearances
Please apply online at www.mycs.org

PT Stage Hand Position with WTAE TV

Position/Title:
STAGEHAND (Part-Time)
Details:
Job Description:

WTAE-TV, the Hearst station in Pittsburgh is now accepting applications for a part-time STAGEHAND. Applicants should have strong television studio experience.

Job Responsibilities:

• Must have knowledge of computerized teleprompting system for live
and taped television programs.
• Set up and execution of studio productions.
• Maintain broadcast studios and related studio areas.
• Other duties as assigned.
Vacancy Type:
Part Time
Date Posted:
7/26/2012
Closing Date:
8/26/2012
City:
Pittsburgh - 15221
State:
Pennsylvania
Experience:
Experience Requirements:

• Knowledge of set construction a plus.
Requirements:
Qualifications Requirements:

• Candidates must be willing to work varied shifts—overnight, holidays and weekends included.
• Valid Driver’s License and Motor Vehicle Record check required.
Additional Information:
EOE
M/F/D/V

Contact:
To Apply:

send resume and cover letter to the CODE SH-072612-PT, c/o:

WTAE-TV
400 Ardmore Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15221

or email WTAE-TVjobs@hearst.com

Applicants must include source of referral
No phone calls, please!

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Applications Developer positions with the PA Department of Labor & Industry

The PA State Civil Service issued the Applications Developers and Administrators test announcement today. The Department of Labor & Industry has multiple employment opportunities for Applications Developer 2 job titles and Senior Applications Developer job titles to be located in Dauphin County over the next 12 months.  Applications will be accepted until further notice. These positions are civil service covered.  Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in any information technology field qualify for the Applications Developer 1 and 2 job titles. Students may take the test if they have completed 90 or more credit hours in any information technology field and expect to receive a bachelor’s degree within the next 7 months.  The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania provides a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits program, including generous paid time off, and a pension plan. Would you please share this information with your students?
 OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW:
 Labor & Industry‘s Office of Information Technology plans, develops, implements and manages a comprehensive information technology shared service organization for the Department, the purpose of which is to ensure the coordinated, effective, and efficient utilization of information resources in support of Labor and Industry and Commonwealth enterprise business goals and objectives.  The Office of Information Technology provides department-wide services for IT infrastructure, operations, network support, project management, enterprise application development and architecture, business application development, customer support, training and resource management.
 JOB SUMMARY:
 Successful candidates will have the opportunity to contribute to the evolution of the system's architecture and technology, as well as the continual improvement of development processes for the PA Department of Labor & Industry (L&I).  
Applications Developers will analyze, plan, design, develop, test, debug, maintain, and document computer applications required to meet clients’ needs.  Additionally, these positions will complete system documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance of applications and work with clients to define system requirements for enhancements or modifications.  Senior Applications Developers work with greater independence and design and develop more complex computer applications for larger systems. 
 ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
For positions in our Bureau of Business Applications Development, Unemployment Compensation Division, Java development skills are the primary skills needed, and experience in the following would be beneficial: J2EE, JavaServer Pages (JSP), Servlets, JSR168 portlet Specifications, Java Development for Procedural Developers Using Eclipse, Web Services Development with IBM Rational Application Developer V6 Service Oriented Architecture, Rational Software Architect, Hibernate, Rational Requisite Pro, Rational ClearQuest, XML, JavaScript, Web Services, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTML and DHTML.  Standard data Management systems used by L&I in this assignment include Oracle, and SQL.
For positions in our Bureau of Enterprise Services, Center of Excellence Division, experience in the following technologies is essential: Visual Studio 2005 (.Net Framework 2.0) or higher, Object Oriented Programming with C# or Visual Basic.Net; ASP.Net Web Forms development, HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript; Data Modeling/Database Design; T-SQL programming; additional experience in the following would be beneficial: Crystal Reports, SQL Server Reports, Visual SourceSafe, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Microsoft Enterprise Library, Web Services (SOAP), XML, XSLT, AJAX, and Silverlight.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
You must be a Pennsylvania resident, of good moral character and able to perform the essential functions of the job.
Minimum Requirements


Applications Developer 1 - One year as an Information Technology Trainee or Computer Programmer 2; OR 1 year of information technology experience in applications development or applications maintenance, and an associate’s degree in any information technology field; OR 3 years of information technology experience that includes 1 year of experience in applications development or applications maintenance; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.


Applications Developer 2 - One year as an Applications Developer 1 or Computer Programmer 3; OR 2 years of information technology experience in applications development or applications maintenance, and an associate’s degree in any information technology field; OR 4 years of information technology experience that includes 2 years of experience in applications development or applications maintenance; OR a bachelor's degree in any information technology field.


Senior Applications Developer - One year as an Applications Developer 2 or Computer Programmer 4; OR 3 years of information technology experience in applications development or applications maintenance, and an associate’s degree in any information technology field; OR 5 years of information technology experience that includes 3 years of experience in applications development or applications maintenance; OR 1 year of information technology experience in applications development or applications maintenance, and a bachelor's degree in any information technology field; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.


Applications Developer Administrator - One year as a Senior Applications Developer; OR 4 years of information technology experience in applications development or applications maintenance, and an associate’s degree in any information technology field; OR 6 years of information technology experience that includes 4 years of experience in applications development or applications maintenance; OR 2 years of information technology experience in applications development or applications maintenance, and a bachelor's degree in any information technology field; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.

Clarification of Requirements

You may substitute related education for the required experience or appropriate experience for the required education.  Unrelated experience or education will not be accepted.

TESTING

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 3 hours to complete the test which will cover the following subject areas:

Subject Area
Number of Questions


01521

01522
01524
G0152
01525
G0153
Computer Programming
20
20
20
20
System Design and System Flow
20
20
20
20
Object-Oriented Techniques
20
20
20
20
Logic Relationships
20
20
20
20
Testing Techniques
-
10
10
10
System Development Life Cycle
-
-
10
10
Project Management
-
-
-
10
Supervision
_-_
_-_
_-_
_10_
Total
80
90
100
120

The test will be administered in the Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh State Civil Service Commission offices, Monday through Friday. The test also will be held approximately 10 days a month at additional test centers located in Allentown, 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.

You are encouraged to complete the IT Skills Inventory along with your application.  This document allows hiring agencies to fill some jobs with employees who possess a specific knowledge or skill needed by that agency.  Failure to complete this document may result in your name not being included in future certifications for selective criteria.  You are also encouraged to keep this information updated regularly through the online services link as your skills change.  If you have previously completed the IT Skills Inventory, you should complete the latest version.  Complete or update your IT Skills Inventory at www.scsc.state.pa.us.  Log on to “Online Services” and click “IT Skills Inventory.”

HOW TO APPLY

Apply online at. www.scsc.state.pa.us.  The following link is the Open Test Announcement for  Applications Developers:


NOTE: When completing the application, please make sure your students apply for all job titles for which they want to be tested.  You will NOT be permitted to add job titles after you test.

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:


If you (or your students) have additional questions, or require clarification on the application process, please feel free to contact me via the telephone or my email. If interested, we are available to provide a presentation to your students on IT opportunities during the fall or spring semesters.


Susan E. Zehner | Human Resource Analyst
PA Department of Labor & Industry|Bureau of Human Resources
651 Boas Street | Harrisburg PA 17121
Phone: 717.787.7027 | Fax: 717.772.3351
www.dli.state.pa.us

Abraxas Counselors, Life Skills Workers, Teachers, and more

Abraxas, which began in Marienville, Pennsylvania but now operates more than 30 programs in 7 states, is a leader in the juvenile justice industry.  Due to their continued growth, they have open positions.  Abraxas Youth & Family Services is currently hiring Counselors, Life Skills Workers (all shifts), Teachers, and more (listed on website).

Benefits include competitive salaries, growth opportunities, medical, vision, dental, tuition assistance, and 3 weeks paid time off.

For more information or to apply online, go to www.abraxasyfs.com, or call Michael Barr, Recruiter, at 814-927-6615.

All candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, be at lease 21 years of age or older, possess a current and valid driver's license, and have the ability to pass a background check, drug test, and pre-employment physical.

Monday, July 23, 2012

PT Marketing Coordinator

MON YOUGH COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC.                                                              
NOTICE OF JOB OPENING

Date Posted:           July 20, 2012             

Date Available:           Immediately

 Title:                       Marketing Coordinator- Angora Gardens (NEW)                                

Employment Status:           Regular     Contract      Full-time      Part-time

Regular Hours Worked:         20 hrs/week         Exempt       Non-Exempt

Description of Duties:
Ø  Marketing responsibilities:
·         Develop marketing literature, ensuring valid, current and accurate content.
·         Participate in the design and maintenance of the organization website regarding Angora Gardens:  up-to-date pictures; announcements; events, etc. and keep events and workers/volunteer lists updated.
·         Design, implement and conduct plans to market events and products.
·         Plan and implement marketing and public relations programs to increase community awareness regarding the Angora Gardens site. (i.e. develop and make presentations of Angora Gardens products and services to current and potential clients).
·         Maintains database of marketing contacts (i.e., corporations, media, advertising, caterers, etc).
·         Conduct market research of similar venues and services.
Ø  Sales responsibilities:
·         Prepare and execute sales action plans and strategies.
·         Generate leads and qualify potential leads.
·         Source and develop client referrals; place sales calls to new and existing clients.
·         Negotiate with potential clients; develop sales proposals, present sales contracts.
·         Maintain sales activity records and prepare sales reports and presents to management.
·         Perform quality checks on site, products and service delivery.
·         Issues satisfaction surveys; analyzes data to suggest improvements.

Minimum Qualifications:      
Ø  Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field; or equivalent years of experience in sales and marketing.
Ø  Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook, Powerpoint.
Ø  Proven ability to sale and generate revenue.
Ø  Must be able to work independently and part of a team.
Ø  Excellent customer service skills.
Ø  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills needed to effectively interact with all internal and external
Ø  customers required.
Ø  Act 33/34 Clearances.
Ø  Valid PA Driver’s license .

Salary:                       Commensurate with experience

Apply online:           www.mycs.org