Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Summer Marketing and Business Internships

WestPACS Job & Internship Fair and FREE SHUTTLE!

Register online and attend WestPACS for FREE. NEW THIS SPRING for Penn State New Kensington: FREE SHUTTLE from the campus every hour.  Must sign up in Career Services by 3/11 to ride.  Contact Jim at

PSNK's Biggest Local Internship & Job Event


>> Personal one-on-one interaction with recruiters
>> Potential on-the-spot interviews
>> Multiple employers in many fields ALL IN ONE LOCATION!
>> It’s an easy trip to Monroeville on March 13.
>> Shuttle bus will make trips from PSNK (sign up by 3/11)

Monroeville Convention Center (next to the mall)

Meet with multiple employers in your field, all in one location!
(here are the numbers as of March 26—103 employers with many more expected...)

19 employers looking for Engineering and related
25 for Computer and IT
23 for Social and Human Services
39 for Marketing and Sales
15 for Criminal Justice
27 for Accounting or Finance
49 for Business and Management, and
17 seeking Communications majors.
(See for full list in Employer Directory.)

Meet dozens of employers, make connections,
and possibly interview for jobs and internships in your field...
Register online for FREE NOW at (Pre-register online by March 11 to get in FREE!  Only $10 at the door.)

>>Refer a friend and be entered in a drawing to win a $100 gas card!

>>Join the buzz on Facebook at WestPACS Job & Internship Fairs.


Questions?  Contact PSNK Career Services at
                    Or come to the Success Center on the lower level by the Bookstore.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Positions Available With Kennywood and Sandcastle This Season





Apply Online Today!

Positions available with Kennywood and Sandcastle this season are:

  •  Admissions
  • Catering
  • Food & Beverages
  • Games
  • Grounds
  • Guest Services
  • Maintenance
  • Public Safety
  • Retail
  • Ride Operators
  • Life Gaurds

*To apply online, visit the Palace Entertainment Career Center!

  1. Go to or
  2.  Scroll down and click on EMPLOYMENT.
  3. Under "How to Apply" click "View positions."
  4. In the Keywords box, type either Kennywood or Sandcastle.
  5. In order to apply, you must have a valid, working email address.  If you do not have an active account, please sign up for one using any of the free providers such as Yahoo or Gmail.
          NOTE: You must create a "Candidate Profile" before applying.

     3. Click on any current opening to complete an online application.

     4. When finished, be sure to check your email for further communication regarding the status of     your application.

POSTED BY Penn State New Kensington.
Ten bachelor's and four associate degrees can be completed here at our campus near Pittsburgh, PLUS you can start almost any Penn State degree from our location!

Government & Non-Profit Career Expo: March 25th!

2013 Government & Non-Profit Career Expo
Monday, March 25th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the
Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom.
The fair is free to attend and open to all local universities’ students and alumni who are seeking internship and employment opportunities.
The following link can also be used by you and your students to view what organizations have registered to attend and the positions they are looking to fill.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Career Opportunities & Internship Openings With Adore Inc.

Career Opportunities &

Internship Openings

Adore, Inc. is an event marketing and promotions company.

We are currently accepting for positions in our Pittsburgh office.

We have FULL TIME & PART TIME openings offering excellent experience in our promotions, marketing, and customer service departments.

Work with diverse list of RETAIL clients in a FUN, TEAM environment.
**Interested candidates should email their resume to 
or call our Human Resource Department at (412) 532-6054  


Supervisor Positions with Venture Outdoors

Title: 2013 Kayak Pittsburgh Site Supervisor – (5 positions available)

Location: North Shore Pittsburgh, North Park, Millvale
Reports to: Kayak Pittsburgh Coordinator
Hours: Full-time, Temporary ~37.5 hours/week, based on location
3-6 month contract; April – October, based on location
Salary: Starting at $10/hour equivalency, which can be increased based upon skills and
Mission: Connecting people to the outdoors... By encouraging everyone to participate in outdoor recreational activities, Venture Outdoors promotes the Pittsburgh region's unique natural amenities, highlights its excellent quality of life, fosters a greater appreciation for the environment, inspires an active lifestyle and creates a shared sense of community.
Overview: The Kayak Pittsburgh Site Supervisor is responsible for the daily management of Venture Outdoors’ kayak and canoe rental concessions. This position manages the day-to-day business operations including customer service, staff oversight, evaluation of all rental activities, helping to ensure that the concessions provides an excellent experience for all customers and continues to be a noteworthy addition to the Pittsburgh community. Working in cooperation with other Venture Outdoors staff, the Site Supervisor fulfills Kayak Pittsburgh’s goals and objectives as part of Venture Outdoors' overall mission of promoting outdoor recreation.

• Supervise the day to day operations of the kayak concession and its staff
Answer and return customer phone calls
• Ensure that the business is maintained and in good working order
• Ensure opening and closing responsibilities are completed daily
• Ensure that all staff are trained in and able to adhere to Venture Outdoors’ policies
• Assist with other Venture Outdoors’ activities, including but not limited to regularly scheduled
• Evaluate concession activities and prepare report summaries
• Other duties as assigned by management.
• Attend weekly meetings with supervisors
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent real-world experience
• CPR and First Aid certification desired
• Strong experience in risk management
• Strong administrative and organizational skills
• Customer focused
• Ability to work creatively and constructively with staff to create a team environment
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• High degree of motivation and initiative
• Demonstrated commitment to outdoor recreation
• Willingness and commitment to uphold all Venture Outdoors’ policies and protocols

• Minimum two years' experience in a management/supervisory position
• Strong management skills • Reliable transportation to and from work site
• Good physical condition. Must be able to REPEATEDLY lift 50 pounds over your head
•Must be available for weekend, evening and holiday hours

Please reply to and indicate your desired work location in the subject line.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Engineering Positions with Aerotech

All Positions are located in Pittsburgh PA 15238 (RIDC Park in Blawnox).

Machinist Trainee
Function:                To setup and operate manual or CNC machines
Department:           Mechanical Production
·          Employees needed with strong math skills and mechanical aptitude to enter a company-sponsored machinist-training program.
·          Vocation school with exposure to manual or CNC machining a plus.

Machinist (CNC)
Function:                To machine parts to tight tolerances using CNC machines.
Department:           Mechanical Production
·          Experienced machinists needed for CNC Mills and Lathes.
·          Should have 2 years of programming and operating experience and be able to read blueprints and other machine shop documents.
·          Mazak experience a plus.

Mechanical Assembly – Entry Level
Function:                To assemble products per drawings.
Department:           Mechanical Production
·          Training provided - no experience necessary. Entry level positions in the mechanical or motor assembly department.
·          Performs assembly of light material and parts or basic assembly of magnet tracks, motor armatures, linear and rotary motors requiring some precision.
·          Production assembly experience or vocational or technical school training is helpful but not required.

Mechanical Assembly – Experienced
Function:                Assemble and test mechanical products per drawings and other documentation.
Department:           Mechanical Production
·          Positions available in the mechanical assembly department to perform assembly of parts and systems where a high level of precision is needed.
·          Will be required to use a variety of high tech testing equipment and need a reliance on your troubleshooting skills.
·          Several years of production assembly experience or vocational or technical school training is required.

Electronic System Wiring/Soldering – Entry Level
Function:                To wire or assemble products per drawings.
Department:           Electrical Production
·          Responsibilities include reading drawings, wiring, modifying, assembling, and rework/repair of electronic products.
·          Experience with hand tools, crimpers, and hand soldering a plus but not required.
·          Production wiring/assembly experience or vocational or technical school training is helpful but not required.

SMT Process Technician
Function:                Programming and maintenance of various SMT equipment
Department:           Electrical Production
·          1-5 years experience in operation, programming and maintenance of various SMT equipment required (placement machines, screen printers, reflow ovens, and automated inspection equipment).
·          Candidate should be familiar with PCB Assembly and SMT Assembly processes. ASEET degree or equivalent required.

Electronic Technician
Function:                Component or systems level testing and troubleshooting.
Department:           Electrical Production
·          Applicants should have a degree in electronic technology and 0-5 years of experience at PCB level testing, troubleshooting to component level and/or systems level testing and analysis.

All Assembly jobs require mechanical aptitude and a level of precision.

These positions are not on an assembly line and the type of products that are being worked on can change daily.
How to Apply:

Email your Resume or Application of Employment to:

Fax your Resume or Application of Employment to:

Mail your Resume or Application of Employment to:
Aerotech Inc.
Attn: Human Resources       101 Zeta Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238-2897   
All Positions are located in Pittsburgh PA 15238 (RIDC Park in Blawnox) except where noted.

Software/Computer GUI Engineer
Function:                                Write software in a .NET environment for our advanced motion control product line.
Department:           Engineering
·          Aerotech is seeking Software/Computer Engineers for Graphical User Interface development for our state of the art motion control products.
·          All UI applications are .NET based and developed by small teams in a hands-on environment.
·          Aerotech provides the ideal environment for highly motivated and creative developers to contribute directly to product success.
·          This position requires a BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Science Technology or similar major, and 0-5 years of experience.
·          Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and be well-versed in formal methods of program design, implementation, testing and documentation.
·          Experience with UI design, Nant, Perl, XML, Visual Studio, or web development is a plus.

Electrical Safety Engineer

Function:                                Support UL and CE electrical safety requirements.
Department:           Electrical Engineering
·          Aerotech is seeking an Electrical Safety Engineer to support UL and CE electrical safety requirements.
·          The position requires hands-on laboratory testing, fault simulation, failure analysis, and product design measures required to meet safety and EMC standards.
·          Strong documentation and organizational skills are required.
·          Familiarity with domestic and international wiring standards, servo systems, emergency stop and EMC compliance is a plus.
·          This position requires an AS or BS degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology and a minimum of 2 years related experience.

Electrical/Computer Engineer
Function:                                Embedded hardware & firmware development
Department:           Engineering
·          Aerotech is seeking Electrical/Computer Engineers for embedded hardware and firmware development.
·          Primary responsibilities include VHDL logic implementation for FPGAs and DSP firmware development using C language.
·          Familiarity with analog circuits, power supply design and PWM amplifier design considered a plus.
·          This position requires a BS or MS degree in EE/CE and 0-5 years of experience.

Mechanical Development Engineer
Function:                                Development of high performance, extremely accurate mechanical positioning equipment.
Department:           Mechanical Engineering
Overview                :
·          Candidates should have an interest in developing high performance, extremely accurate mechanical positioning components and electromechanical systems for a diverse state-of-the-art product line.
·          Requirements include a BSME, MSME or a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering and 0-5 years experience.
·          Candidates must possess strong development, practical and analytical skills also reflected in high academic achievement and should be proficient in the use of CAD software.
·          Relevant work experience, co-op or internship participation a plus. Excellent communications skills are required for this position.

Sales Application Engineer
Function:                                Interface with a technology driven customer base, global sales force and in-house engineering staff.
Department:           Sales & Marketing
·          We are currently seeking a highly motivated Application Engineer to interface with a sophisticated customer base, skilled in-house engineering staff and global sales force.
·          The applications engineer will provide motion control solutions to leading companies in the semiconductor, medical device manufacturing, laser processing and many other high tech industries.
·          The ideal candidate should possess a BS or MS degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with strong interpersonal skills and 2-10 years of application or engineering experience.

How to Apply:

Co-Ops and Internships are available for all Engineering Positions.

Students interested in these opportunities must currently be enrolled in a Bachelors Degree program and have a Sophomore level standing with a minimum 3.2 GPA.
Email your Resume or Application of Employment to:

Fax your Resume or Application of Employment to:

Mail your Resume or Application of Employment to:
Aerotech Inc.
Attn: Human Resources       101 Zeta Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238-2897