Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Nestle Purina internships and entry-level

Nestle Purina is currently recruiting for our internship and entry level opportunities.  We wanted to reach out to campus Career Services offices again for assistance in identifying top quality students for the positions listed below. 
Please encourage your students to apply now as we are currently scheduling interviews. 
Summer Sales Internship for current Juniors:
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>Juniors with the following Majors: Marketing, Sales, Communication, Psychology, Business Administration
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>GPA: 2.75
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>Graduation Date: graduation date between December 2012  -  August 2013
For more information about the Sales Internship:
To apply NOW:
Entry Level Quality Assurance positions for Seniors:
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>Seniors with the following Majors: Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, Industrial Engineering
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>GPA: 2.8
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>Graduation Date: Will attain by June 2012
For more information about the Entry Level positions:
To apply NOW:
Entry Level Information Systems positions for Seniors:
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>Seniors with the following Majors: Management of Information Systems, Computer Science or Business Administration
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>GPA: 2.8
<![if !supportLists]>o    <![endif]>Graduation Date: Will attain by June 2012
For more information about the Entry Level positions:
To apply NOW:
We welcome students to ask us any questions, directly on our Facebook wall:
Thank you!
Emily Fesler
Human Resources, Talent Sourcing
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Checkerboard Square – 9T
St. Louis, MO 63164

Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives

Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives - #8612
Carnegie Mellon University
Reports directly to the Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives. The Assistant Director of Strategic Initiatives will be responsible for coordinating and implementing cultivation and stewardship efforts for some of the university's most important corporate, foundation and individual prospects who are giving major support or considering supporting strategic priorities of the university. He or she will play an important role in coordinating fundraising for the three strategic initiatives identified by the university (energy and environment; brain mind and learning; and innovation leadership). The assistant director will be responsible for providing high-level support for the senior director of strategic initiatives and the associate vice president of strategic initiatives. The assistant director's responsibilities will include stewardship; event planning (in coordination with the university advancement events staff); proposal, letter, and newsletter writing; coordination of research requests to the research department; and database management. He or she will also be responsible for developing printed and web-based collateral for individual giving officers to share with prospects interested in supporting the strategic initiatives. The assistant director will have day-to-day contact with leadership and principal gift prospects, and will coordinate the work of the Energy Futures Institute Presidential Consultation Committee.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of progressively responsible experience
Experience: 3-5 years related experience
Skills: excellent written and oral communication skills (writing test will be administered); superb interpersonal skills; excellent reasoning, problem solving and analytical skills; ability to work independently; excellent organizational and research skills; ability to function competently in and contribute to a team environment; efficient time management skills; ability to meet deadlines; ability to handle multiple tasks; computer literacy in such areas as Excel, Power Point, Word and Advance; basic knowledge of fundraising practices and donor relations.
Physical Mobility: ability to travel to various locations, both on and off campus
Environmental Conditions: exposed to all campus office environments and close contact with computer screen
Mental: ability to work independently; work under pressure; pay close attention to detail, meet inflexible deadlines, deal with difficult situations while maintaining composure
Other: some evening and weekend work required
Education: Master's degree, professional degree, or equivalent combination of training and experience
Experience: 2-4 years experience in development or advancement in a university or other nonprofit environment, with a focus on donor relations, development communications, stewardship, and/or prospect management. Experience working with trustees and high-level donors of an organization. Experience with publication and proposal writing. Experience working as part of a gift team.
Skills: Experience with fundraising software like BSR advance.
TO APPLY: Please go online to
and apply to Job #8612.

Computing User Consultant at CMU

H&SS Computing User Consultant - #8576
Carnegie Mellon University
Responsible for front line support of H&SS mixed (PC/MAC) desktop/laptop support environment, networks and IT resources, including, but not limited to, installing/troubleshooting difficult user issues (hardware/software), and documenting unique issues and solutions. Handles general questions and refers more complicated issues to higher level IT staff/resources for their review or resolution and functioning as part of the H&SS Computing team.
Education: Associates degree in a technical field or equivalent.
Experience: 0 to 2 years of computer support experience.
Skills: Good problem solving skills and a fast learner able to adapt to changing technical needs; ability to interact with campus community; ability to maintain accurate and detailed records; working knowledge of desktop operating systems and common tools including, but not limited to, email clients and web browsers.
Physical Mobility: Able to travel to various locations across campus to install equipment or software; able to lift and carry desktop computers and related peripherals; able to maneuver in tight spaces, to bend, reach, stoop, etc; must be able to move computer equipment.
Environmental Conditions: Usual office setting; exposure to computer monitors for long periods of time.
Mental: Works well under pressure, pays close attention to detail, strong customer service orientation.
Other: Weekend and evening hours may be required.
TO APPLY: Please go online to
and apply to Job #8576. Along with applying online, resumes can be sent to Bobby Williams,

Risk Analyst Position, American Electric Power

Risk Analyst Position – American Electric Power in Ohio
Apply online at:
The Risk Analyst assists in the collection, organization, and analysis of data to measure the Company’s financial risks.

The Risk Analyst exhibits analytical problem solving skills, including rudimentary data manipulation and analysis, has very good written and verbal communication skills, and with direction performs various programming tasks.

With significant direction, assists in developing components of systems for the routine estimation of market and nonmarket risks (including value-at-risk, earning at-risk, EaR, credit risk, and insurance risk), and the routine production of associated reports.

Develops and maintains components of systems to support analytics, reporting, workflows, and auditing requirements.

With direction, assists with producing useful explanatory graphs, charts, and tables and support thin applications, client side, and UNIX server custom applications.

Perform software setup, updates, and maintenance for custom vendor applications in Windows and UNIX environments.

Periodic database table updates and, with training and supervision, identify optimization parameters for ongoing development or new datamart architecture.

Ability to extract data and perform basic data manipulation and cleaning from various data sources.

Demonstrates the highest standards of ethical behavior and support the Company's Corporate Compliance Policy.

Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


This is an entry-level position for someone with a degree in computer science, math, or statistics.  

PC Applications Analyst

Job Title:  PC Applications Analyst
Job Type: Permanent
Location:  Pittsburgh, PA
Due to rapid growth, Consulting Professional Resources is searching for a PC Applications Analyst candidate for a local client.  This is a great opportunity for someone that has been done as an internship/has some real world experience.  This position comes with a salary, benefits and vacation. 
Skills Required:
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Must be proficient in PCs and Database Management
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Experience with Microsoft Windows products required
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Report writing experience (i.e. MS Reports, Crystal Reports, SQL Reports, etc..)
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>SQL Query knowledge required
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Ability to work independently on projects
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Ability to work with internal clients to develop reports
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Possess good analytical skills
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Effective communication skills
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Create and Maintain Application Reports tied to multiple databases
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Supports applications for distributed systems
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Solves problems that tend to arise in the normal course of business, including off-hour support
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Communicate with co-workers and supervisor
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Performs other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>Degree from college or university in associated field required
<![if !supportLists]>·         <![endif]>6 months experience in the IT field, including programming experience in the distributed systems environment (Access, Visual Basic, .Net, C++)
Billy Straub
Technical Recruiter
Consulting Professional Resources, Inc.

Monday, September 26, 2011

UPMC Summer Associates/Internships

The following is information sent by Human Resources at UPMC about their campus programs (i.e., summer internships for 2012).  Their Financial Management Rotation (FMR) Program and Corporate Services Summer Associates Program positions are now posted on Additional information is available below and on
UPMC Campus Programs Opportunities
Campus Program-Qualifications--Req Number-Application Deadline
Financial Management Rotation (FMR) Program-Undergraduate students with a May 2011, January 2012, or June 2012 graduation date; majors in finance, accounting, economics or a related field; 3.40 GPA strongly preferred--2003024-10/1/2011 (this is a program for graduates, NOT an internship for undergraduates)
Finance Summer Associates Program-Undergraduate students majoring in finance, accounting, economics or a related field; 3.40 GPA strongly preferred--2003035-10/14/2011
Supply Chain Management Summer Associates Program-Undergraduate or graduate students majoring a field related to supply chain management; 3.00 GPA strongly preferred--2004208-1/1/2012
ISD Summer Associates Program-We are looking for a variety of students – our opportunities vary between highly technical programming and more communication oriented project management. Undergraduate or graduate students of all majors (a major in information services, information technology is preferred); 3.00 GPA strongly preferred--2004206-1/1/2012
Quality and Process Improvement Summer Associates Program-Undergraduate or graduate students majoring in industrial engineering, communications, business or a related field; 3.00 GPA strongly preferred--2004209-1/1/2012
HR Summer Associates Program-Undergraduate or graduate students majoring in human resources, labor relations, communication, marketing, business or a related field; 3.00 GPA strongly preferred--2004207-2/1/2012
Marketing and Communications Summer Associates Program-Undergraduate or graduate students majoring in communication, marketing, professional writing, journalism, media relations, business or a related field; 3.00 GPA strongly preferred--2004321 -2/1/2012

Oakmont CC Range Attendants for 2010

Oakmont Country Club, a top-five country club is looking to fill part-time/seasonal range attendant positions for the 2012 golf season (April – November).  Applicants should be energetic, golf enthusiasts who are passionate about the game of golf and are flexible with schedule (days, evenings, weekends and holidays). 
Competitive Wages
Team Atmosphere
Free Meals
Free Parking
Free Golf
Daily Rewards/Incentives
Experience is preferred, but not necessary.  Training will be provided.
Interested applicants should e-mail their resume to
Thank you!
Tara M. Minik
Human Resources Coordinator

Friday, September 23, 2011

Child Development Specialist

The Bradley Center is a residential treatment facility for children and adolescents with mental health disabilities. The Child Development Specialist position is a direct care position working with the residents in a variety of capacities.  This is a full time daylight position, 40 hours a week.  Must be flexible to work weekends.

Job responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
  • Behavior Management                     
  • Unit monitoring and Documentation
  • Medication dispensing (will be trained)
  • Teaching daily living skills
  • Assisting in our on-site school program
  • Transporting to off-grounds outings (Bradley has our own vehicles)
  • Crisis intervention & prevention (including being trained to perform therapeutic restraints)

This position requires at least 48 college credit hours in social work, psychology, or related field, OR a paraprofessional certificate. Bachelors degree and experience working with children/adolescents in a human service or psychiatric setting preferred.
Excellent benefits including full health, dental and vision coverage, 401K, life insurance and tuition reimbursement.
Please email your resume and cover letter to

Thank you,

Amanda Kern
HR Recruiter
The Bradley Center

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Electro-Mechanical Technician, Saxonburg

Electro-Mechanical Technician
About the Job
BeamOne LLC, an electron beam medical device and pharmaceutical sterilization service center is currently seeking an Electro-Mechanical Technician to join our dynamic team in the Saxonburg, PA area.  The successful candidates will be able to do the following:

Perform and supervise service center maintenance activities in accordance with the BeamOne Quality System.  Responsible for tracking assigned maintenance activities using a CMMS created with Bigfoot software.  Perform repairs and maintenance on a mechanical conveyor system and S-Band Modulator / Linear Accelerator. This is a Third shift position with rotating weekend coverage every third weekend.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for tracking all assigned maintenance activities using a work order system created in Bigfoot.
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on a mechanical power and free conveyor system and a complex electronic monitoring system utilizing PLC’s. Occasionally troubleshoots PLC code as required to determine cause of system faults.
  • Troubleshoot low voltage circuit boards, control systems, and high voltage components.
  • Remedies system malfunctions.
  • Follow electrical schematics during troubleshooting.
  • Perform component level troubleshooting on various electronic PCB’s.
  • Train to perform all service center maintenance activities.
  • Maintains a spare parts inventory for the LINAC and conveyor system.
  • Provides support in purchasing and inventory control of spare parts.
    Education and/or Experience

    Applicant should possess an Associate’s Degree in Electronics and three years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Candidate must have a thorough understanding of electronics, and excellent troubleshooting skills. Applicant must also be able to use all basic hand tools, shop tools, electronic instruments, and to work from schematics and mechanical drawings.

    Candidate should have a working knowledge of computers for industrial controls (PLCs) and be able to read PLC code (ladder logic) for troubleshooting system problems.

    Optional Qualifications
    Experience with high voltage and/or pulsed power

    Experience with RF

    Experience with UHV (ultra high vacuum) systems

    Experience with Allen Bradley PLCs (PLC5, ControlLogix)

    Language Skills
    Ability to read and write.

    Mathematical Skills
    Good analytical abilities, including college level mathematics.

    If you are interested in joining our dynamic team please submit your resume to:

JOB FAIR ON CAMPUS - Thursday, Oct. 6

ANNOUNCING TO PSNK Students, Graduates and Friends…
Thursday, October 6
10 am - 2 pm
Penn State New Kensington Athletics Center

50 local employers expected with career opportunities and internships!This is a community-based job fair featuring local employers with hiring needs here in the Alle-Kiski Valley...and it's a great chance for Penn State students and grads to learn more about nearby companies and their internships, part-time and full-time job opportunities.

Open to the public and FREE to all community job seekers and PSNK students and grads!

Please come and see who's hiring here in the Valley, and feel free to bring friends and family members who are also looking for a job or career change.

Lists of Employers Attending and Internships being recruited attached available at
Check back regularly for updates!

Human Resources Assoc. Annual Conference for Students

2011 PHRA Conference– Student Track
The Business of HR: Impact in a Rebounding Market

October 4, 2011
Regional Learning Alliance
Cranberry Township, PA
12:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ("1/2 day")

Student Track Schedule
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch (optional)
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. College Relations Meet-up
Kick-off your conference experience by meeting your fellow students, HR professionals, and representatives from PHRA's College Relations Committee and receive a "Swag Bag".
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Breakout Session#1 – "See Your Future in HR"
Meet a panel of HR professionals representing a variety of human resource job functions, companies and industries. Get your questions answered. See your future in human resources.
3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Visit HR Vendor Booths / Snack / Intermission
3:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Breakout Session #2 – "Social Media: Ditch Your Friends"
Leave your friends in the job-search dust by understanding how employers use social media in recruiting and how you can make the most of it as a job search tool.
5:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. "Tweet Up" Social
Don't miss this chance to have real, in-person conversations with HR professionals and learn what a "tweet-up" is all about!
"Dream Job"
Tell us who you'd like to meet at the conference and we'll work to make it happen! Send an email to Mary Kate Bartley (
) with the company you'd love to work with or the type of job that interests you, and the PHRA College Relations Committee will work to connect you with your "dream" at the conference.
Limited scholarships may be available. Contact Mary Kate Bartley, PHRA College Relations Committee at
or 412-697-5366.

To Register
(Click Events >> Annual Conference >> Student Track Registration).
Student Cost for ½ Day
$45 w/ one-year PHRA Student Membership
$20 w/out Student Membership

When students click on the "student track registration" link, they can click on the $20 non-member feature. Then the registration will direct them to enter their contact information. Instead of entering "company", have them enter their school name.

Opportunities with the PA Department of Labor & Industry

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Labor & Industry Bureau of Workforce Development Partnership is soliciting applications for the CareerLink Specialist and Supervisor job specification in our Pennsylvania CareerLink Centers located in every county.

The PA Department of Labor & Industry's Bureau of Workforce Development Partnership anticipates hiring over the next 12 months approximately 6 to 10 CareerLink Specialists and more than 5 CareerLink Program Supervisors. If you have interested students, I would advise that they make application as soon as possible.

Here is the link to the description of duties and minimum qualifications from the test announcement: 

PA Civil Service test announcement link: CareerLink Specialist and Supervisor

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 have additional questions, or require clarification on the application process, please feel free to contact me.

Thanks for your effort!

Susan Zehner

Susan E. Zehner | Human Resource Analyst
Bureau of Human Resources
PA Department of Labor and Industry
Room 1418 | Labor and Industry Building
651 Boas Street | Harrisburg PA 17121

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Positions with Kellogg's

LINK to the Kellogg’s Career Opportunities website:

PA Human Resource Analyst

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Department of Labor & Industry is soliciting applications for Human Resource Analyst titles to include Human Resource Analyst 1 and Human Resource Analyst 2. The majority of the positions are located in Dauphin County.


For your convenience, interested candidates may view the test announcement and make application using the following links as provided below:

Human Resource Analysts 1 and 2 PA Civil Service test announcement link:

The following link, How to Get a Civil Service Job, provides detailed application procedures for those individuals who wish to apply for this (or other PA Civil Service covered career opportunities):

Fastenal Internships

*INTERNSHIP* Business-to-Business Sales Support

Selected by Forbes as one of America’s Best Companies to Work For.  Fastenal Company is an industrial and construction distributor with over 2,500 locations in the United States and internationally and with annual sales in 2010 exceeding $2.3 Billion. Fastenal is a fast-growing organization with great career opportunities in sales and sales management with room for advancement.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting with Sales/Customer Service (telemarketing, counter sales)
  • Assisting with Inventory Management
  • Receiving, shipping, and product handling of industrial supplies
  • Assisting with office duties as necessary (answering phones)
  • Making deliveries in company vehicle

Fastenal Company is a service based corporation where a typical workday is the exception. As an employee, you will be challenged with new and diverse job responsibilities each day. This is an entry level position that offers a flexible schedule.


Washington, PA
Charleroi, PA
Uniontown, PA

Contact Information:
Heath Hazard
District Manager
Phone: (507)453-8880 x2083

For Employment Opportunities Visit Our Website
Click on: CAREERS
Fastenal is an EOE and dedicated to Employment Equity
Please see posting for job requirements


Open Position:
This position is responsible for promoting Gateway Rehab.’s system of service, in order to generate patient census and program revenue for adult and adolescent programs.  Please submit inquiries to
Margie Kushner: 412.604.8900 x1282

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Penn State's Fall Career Days 2011

Penn State's Fall Career Days
September 20 - 22, 2011

at Penn State University Park, Bryce Jordan Center
<> Your BEST OPPORTUNITY as a Penn State student to
meet hundreds of employers from all fields. 
This only happens ONCE a year...
it's the BIGGEST collegiate career fair in the state!
<> Over 400 regional and national employers will be recruiting current
Penn State students and graduates for full-time positions and
internships starting next spring and summer:

      -- Tuesday 9/20 - Non-Technical Recruiters
      -- Wednesday 9/21 - Internships & Co-ops (all majors)
      -- Thursday 9/22 - Technical Recruiters

<> Check out the Fall Career Days website for the complete
schedule and a full list of employers that you can sort by major.

<> ROAD TRIP with PSNK Career Services to Internship Day on
Wednesday 9/21!  Sign up in the Success Center or reply to this
email by Monday 9/19 at noon.

<> If you plan to attend or need help with a resume or other
preparations, stop in Career Services at PSNK for assistance. 
The event and the services are FREE.

<> If you can't attend, use the Fall Career Days website for the
full list of employers and job descriptions, links and contact
information so you can apply on your own.

Oakmont Country Club Job Openings

Oakmont Country Club, a Top-5, private country club in Oakmont, is seeking to fill the following positions:

Dishwashers (P/T)
Servers (F/T & P/T)
Valet (F/T & P/T)

Competitive Wages
Advancement Opportunities
Flexible Schedule
Team Atmosphere
Free Meals
Free Parking
Free Golf
Daily Rewards/Incentives

Experience is preferred, but not necessary.  Training will be provided.

Please stop and complete an application or email your resume to


Location:  Oakmont Country Club
1233 Hulton Rd
Oakmont, PA  15139

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Marketing Operations Intern with GNC

GNC is seeking  a Marketing Operations Intern for the World Headquarters in PGH, PA.  The position is ideal for a Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communication or a related field.  Apply using the website provided.

Marketing Operations Intern

Job Summary:
Support the GNC marketing department in reaching its overall objectives. Interact with all of the areas of marketing, in-store and out-of-store, to gain a holistic understanding of the business from a Marketing perspective.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Support the entire marketing department by organizing and archiving assets (documents and files) for increased efficiency & productivity. Support the Marketing Operations team with various projects.
  • Interact with all of the areas of marketing.
  • Coordinate details of marketing projects.
  • Work to a timeline and deadlines.
Job Specifications:
  • Mac/PC proficiency.
  • MS Office proficiency
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Major or interest in marketing would be helpful.
  • Quality of work: attention to detail, approaches work in an organized manner, manages own time effectively, understands objectives.
  • Commitment: assumes responsibility for tasks, exhibits self-motivation and a sense of urgency.
  • Personal knowledge:  utilize this opportunity to apply skills and gain knowledge.