Thursday, January 26, 2012

IT Job Fair at Highmark

IT and Strategic Operations to hold job fair in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Feb. 2
Job Fair takes place in the Penn Avenue Place Atrium and Auditorium from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Employees who refer candidates get an opportunity to win a Kindle.
(January 25, 2012) Highmark has exciting opportunities for entry-level candidates and skilled professionals in Information Technology (IT) and Strategic Operations (SO).
If you know someone with the required skills who wants to join a market leader, direct them to this event in the Penn Avenue Place Atrium and Auditorium in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Feb. 2, from 4:30-8:30 p.m.  Be sure to ask them to bring their resume.
Highmark employees who refer candidates will be entered into a prize drawing for an Amazon Kindle e-reader. To enter, simply ask your candidate to list you as their reference when they sign in at the event.
Pre-registration also is available through Highmark's career site at

Positions available

There are a number of open positions within IT and SO:
  • Business Technical Analyst
  • Program & Project Management
  • IT and Business Development Management
  • Application Development
  • IT Operations
  • Security
  • Management


The evening's activities include:
  • 4:30-5:20 p.m.: Networking and exploring opportunities
  • 5:20-5:30 p.m.: Highmark welcome
  • 5:30-8:30 p.m.: Networking with staff and management; potential interviews with Highmark hiring managers
Candidates may arrive and register anytime during the event.
There may be some problems with some of the links.  If you go to and choose Careers,  you will be able to view job opportunities.

American Red Cross Internship

The American Red Cross of the PA Heartland Chapter provides Red Cross services in Cameron, Clearfield, Elk, and Jefferson Counties.
The Chapter has unpaid internship opportunities available throughout the year, which can be molded to fit the needs of students in most areas of studies.
Internship possibilities can include financial development; business partnership building; volunteer recruitment, training, and retention; marketing; special event coordination; and community relations to name a few.

Students interested in completing an unpaid internship should contact the chapter office at 814-371-2750 or

For more information on this internship, contact Career Services.

Kiski Area School Employees Federal Credit Union Internship

Career Services has received information that a paid part time or internship (with potential to become full time) position is available immediately at KASE Federal Credit Union in Vandergrift.

The KASE FCU is looking for a motivated employee to assist with establishing goals and objectives for the Credit Union, implement policies, provide leadership, direction, and guidance for activities, analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of operations, develop and implement marketing goals and objectives, and more.

Training is available, and this position has tremendous potential for learning and growth.  The position will start at an hourly rate.

For more information, contact Dave Marinelli at the KASE Federal Credit Union in Vandergrift.
Phone: 724-568-1697
Fax: 724-335-1350

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Attn: New/Recent Grads...Wanted Jr. IT Business Analyst

Attn: New/Recent Grads...Wanted Jr. IT Business Analyst in Piitsburgh, PA
Jr. IT Business Analyst
*6 months-1 year BA exp OR recent graduate with excellent communication and organizational skills*
On a daily basis, the Jr. IT Business Analysts will have the following primary responsibilities:
- Elicit business requirements from business users and subject matter experts
- Define and document requirements
- Analyze and prioritize requirements
- Write functional specifications
- Model the requirements/specifications
- Perform business process design in conjunction with operations teams
- Lead requirements validation and traceability analysis
- Manage scope and requirements throughout the project lifecycle
- Lead development of common standards and tools
- Assist in operational rollout and support
-The Business Analyst serves as the principal conduit for managing system requirements between the business and the software development team throughout the duration of a project.

1-2 years in the capacity as an IT Business Analyst, speciically with the responsibility to gather, analyze, document, and validate the needs of the business stakeholders
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Ability to change direction as needed and still meet project deliverables and deadlines
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Must be a team player who works well with technical and non-technical resources
Ability to work independently and take strategic direction from executive management
Ability to see tasks through to completion without significant guidance
Highly detail oriented

Please email cover letter and resume to:

Monday, January 23, 2012

Highmark Career Fair, February 2

Highmark is Hiring!!!
Highmark is recruiting for varying levels of Business Analysts and Information Technology Professionals!!!  We are hosting a Career Fair on site, you will have an opportunity to meet the hiring managers, have your resume reviewed, and schedule potential future interviews. 
When:           February 2, 2012
Time:             4:30PM – 8:30PM
Where:         Highmark, 120 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
We will be serving heavy Hor’derves!
Please distribute to your network and encourage them to click the link below to RSVP. 

Friday, January 20, 2012

Disney College Program

Disney College Program will be on campus recruiting for their College Program March 14 at 2pm in the Student Services Center (SSC) at the CCAC-Allegheny Campus

Interested candidates should visit to apply prior to attending the recruitment presentation.

All are welcome to attend.

These are NOT entertainment positions.  The process for those is different.

Seasonal Job Openings and Internships Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 2012

Seasonal Job Openings and Internships are available at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium for 2012

 Visit the pages below to read job descriptions, & attend the Job Fair on January 28th to apply in person!

Descriptions of Zoo Jobs

Descriptions of Food Service and Retail Jobs


Pittsburgh Zoo Job Fair

2012 Pittsburgh Zoo Job Fair

January 28, 2012

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Zoo Education Building
Want to work at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium next summer?
Come to our job fair on January 28 for an on-the-spot interview.
We’re hiring for the following:

Ages 16 and up
-Parking lot attendants
-Food service cashiers
-Retail cashiers
-Food service cooks
-Food service custodians

Ages 18 and up
-Kids Kingdom attendants
-Seasonal laborers on grounds (valid driver’s license preferred)
-Seasonal laborers in horticulture (Must be available to start April 1)
-Cashiers (with one of year of experience)
-Zoo camp aides
-Train and tram operators (valid driver’s license required)

Visit their website at for more information

Monday, January 16, 2012

Fwd: PennDOT Student Summer Job Openings

PennDot will be hiring summer interns. Here are some details:

1) There is a summer intern program for maintenance and sign repairs

2) Interns must be in full-time college enrollment for Fall 2012

3) Applicants must apply online under the Student Summer Employment Positions category at

4) Applicants must file by March 2nd

Scott Frankowski
Executive Assistant to
PA Senator Jim Ferlo
1633 Pacific Avenue
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Opportunities for IST

Posted on behalf of Wayne Smouse…

Hello IST students and recent grads:

There is an immediate opportunity that I would like to share with you.
There is an opening for a PC roll-out technician located in downtown Pittsburgh. Some travel will be required to go to their various offices.
Pay is very respectable for this position.

There is also another position, a direct hire in the Monroeville area for a Network Administrator. Salary is up to $55K. You need to have server experience not just support. Actual setup and config as well as admin is a must.

If either of these positions are of interest to you, please send a resume (no cover letter needed) to:

Julie is a terrific person and is a PSU grad!
Her company is well respected and she has helped place our students.
Please feel free to check them out at:

This is an excellent opportunity. If you have further questions, please contact her directly via email.

Best of luck to everyone!

Wayne Smouse

Verizon Open House: January 16, 2012 Fiber Customer Support Analysts

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Dick's Spoorting Goods ITS Open House

ITS Open House  
Want to work for a company that "Wins Big?"
DICK'S Sporting Goods is currently seeking talented professionals to join our Information Technology team!
- Application Developer: Store Systems
- Systems Analyst: Marketing & eCommerce
- Senior Application Developer: ERP Systems
- Senior Business Analyst
- Project Manager: Marketing & eCommerce
- Application Developer: Mobile
- Analyst- Mobile
- Systems Analyst
- Systems Administrator: Scheduler
- IT Controls Analyst
- Associate IT Controls Analyst

Application Deadline: Monday January 9th
To see a complete list of our current ITS opportunities, visit: 
Keyword: Information Technology
Upon selection, you will be invited to our ITS Open House to learn more about joining a company that works hard and plays hard!
By invitation only - details to follow
**Please Specify the position in which you are most interested. **

Company Description

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, Inc., a multi-channel golf specialty retailer,   e-commerce websites and catalog operations. For more information on Dick's Sporting Goods please visit our Investor Relations page.

Accounting & Tax Office Position in Tarentum

Accounting and Tax Office Position open in Tarentum

-Seeking current student or recent grad
-Position involves processing taxes, monthly accounting, & payroll
-Accounting courses are helpful but main requirement is interest to learn; lots of training available
-Could start as intern, part-time, or seasonal and possibly move to full time

Contact Sandy at 724-224-6411