This Week’s News from Career Education 2/27/18

Lake Effect Leaders
AmeriCorps VISTA Lake Effect Leaders program is hiring seniors interested in living and serving the Crawford and Erie County areas. To learn more, visit their Facebook page or their website. For more information contact Gabby Bradshaw at gbradshaw@allegheny.edu.
PULSE Fellowship 
Explore how PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders. PULSE is recruiting the next group of fellows committed to being a part of Pittsburgh’s transformation.
Applications are due on March 1. The fellowship runs August 25, 2018 – August 4, 2019.
A fellow Gator, Hannah Green ’17 is a current PULSE Fellow.
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Summer internships at the National Museum of American History

The application deadline is March 1, 2018.

Work Local Job Fair

When: Thursday, March 1, 11:30 am- 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

Meet over 20 local employers in the Crawford County region who are offering internships, full-time/ part-time positions, and/or shadowing opportunities! Bring copies of your resume and dress business casual. This event is a great way to secure an in-semester internship or part-time job, or start your career! Crawford County boasts a low cost of living, outdoor recreation opportunities, and even a young professional organization.

WestPACS Job & Internship Fair

When: Wednesday, March 14, 10:00 am- 3:00 pm

Where: Monroeville Convention Center

Students and alumni from Allegheny College are invited to attend the WestPACS Job & Internship Fair, the largest fair of its kind in the Pittsburgh region! Over 150 employers attend this event and it’s the perfect way to kick-start your job or internship search! Students and alumni can pre-register online through 11:59 pm on March 12 and attend for free!

Career Education offers transportation to and from the fair for $10 round trip. Please stop by the Career Education office M-F 8:00 am- 5:00 pm to reserve your seat.

Concerned about the benefits of a job fair? Here are some reasons to attend:

  • It’s a great opportunity to meet employers.
  • You probably won’t get a job offer at a fair, but you will make some contacts that may benefit you in the future.
  • It introduces you to the realities of the job search.
  • it provides you with a chance to explore employers and career opportunities that you may never have thought about.
  • It prompts you to do something about your resumé
  • It provides crucial face-to-face contact with employers. You may send out hundreds of “faceless” résumés or online applications, but direct interaction with employers at a job fair allows you to deliver an elevator pitch selling your skills and personal qualities to the employer, ask questions, and make a great impression!

Resume Doctor

When: Tuesday, February 27, 11:30 am- 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

Stop in to have your resume, cover letters, or other documents reviewed by Career Education staff at the Resume Doctor session. This is the perfect chance to improve your resume prior to attending the WestPACS Job & Internship Fair on March 14. Please bring a printed copy.

“Tell Me About Yourself”: Elevator Pitch Workshop

When: Tuesday, March 6, 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

This is the perfect chance to get your Elevator Pitch ready prior to attending the WestPACS Job & Internship Fair on March 14. Open to students of all class years and majors. 

This Week’s News from Career Education 2/20/18

Full-Time Entry Level Junior Java Software Engineer with Coveros

Marco Corona ’14 will return to campus to interview graduating seniors for an entry-level Junior Java Software Engineer position with Coveros.
All graduating seniors with a computer science background are encouraged to apply and interview- because why not!?
Read the full job description and how to apply in Gator Connect.
Applications are due to Career Education by February 22 at 4 pm.
Interviews will occur on campus on February 27
Other Allegheny alumni working at Coveros include Jon Kauffman ’12 and Glenn Buckholz ’98

Full-Time Position Teaching English in China

Shane English School is a well-established and highly respected chain of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) schools. They are recruiting for full-time positions teaching English in China. See job details and application process in Gator Connect.

Applications are due on February 23 and interviews will take place on-campus March 2.

PULSE Fellowship

SERVE WITH A PITTSBURGH NONPROFIT. LIVE IN COMMUNITY. GROW AS A LEADER.

PULSE is a one-year service position that cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. Talented university graduates partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits to develop the next generation of servant leaders in our city. Nonprofit partners receive a young, talented, university graduate to build capacity in their organization while participants receive valuable job training and skill development. Hannah Green ’17 is currently serving as a PULSE Fellow! Learn more about PULSE by reading the PULSE Participant General Information 18-19.

APPLY TO PULSE.  The application deadline is March 1, 2018.

The fellowship runs August 25, 2018 – August 4, 2019.

Work Local Job Fair

When: Thursday, March 1, 11:30 am- 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

Meet over 20 local employers in the Crawford County region who are offering internships, full-time/ part-time positions, and/or shadowing opportunities! Bring copies of your resume and dress business casual. This event is a great way to secure an in-semester internship or part-time job, or start your career! Crawford County boasts a low cost of living, outdoor recreation opportunities, and even a young professional organization.

WestPACS Job & Internship Fair

When: Wednesday, March 14, 10:00 am- 3:00 pm

Where: Monroeville Convention Center

Students and alumni from Allegheny College are invited to attend the WestPACS Job & Internship Fair, the largest fair of its kind in the Pittsburgh region! Over 150 employers attend this event and it’s the perfect way to kick-start your job or internship search! Students and alumni can pre-register online through 11:59 pm on March 12 and attend for free!

Career Education offers transportation to and from the fair for $10 round trip. Please stop by the Career Education office M-F 8:00 am- 5:00 pm to reserve your seat.

Concerned about the benefits of a job fair? Here are some reasons to attend:

  • It’s a great opportunity to meet employers. Where else can you see that many employers in one location, or be seen by them?
  • It’s an investment in your future. You probably won’t get a job offer at a fair, but you will make some contacts that may benefit you in the future.
  • It introduces you to the realities of the job search.
  • it provides you with a chance to explore employers and career opportunities that you may never have thought about.
  • It prompts you to do something about your resumé
  • It provides crucial face-to-face contact with employers. You may send out hundreds of “faceless” résumés or online applications, but direct interaction with employers at a job fair allows you to deliver an elevator pitch selling your skills and personal qualities to the employer, ask questions, and make a great impression!

US Army Recruiting for Part-Time Positions & Post-Grad Opportunities

When: Tuesday, February 20 & Wednesday, February 21 from 11:30 am- 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

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Bull Moose Marketing Information Session

When: Wednesday, February 14, 12:30-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center 302

What: Attend this information session for an introduction to a new type of marketing presented by a local Meadville marketing company. Internship opportunities may be available for summer or next semester! Check out the Facebook Event for more information.

Syracuse University The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Masters Programs Information Session and Q&A Session

When: Thursday, February 15, 12-1 pm; Q&A Session 2-3 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

Megan Begert from Syracuse University will be discussing The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
These are great programs for students studying political science, international relations, and the social sciences who may be interested in the exciting global and domestic professional careers in foreign service, nonprofit leadership, or the federal government (to name a few).
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs is home to the nation’s number-one Master of Arts in Public Administration program and a top-ranked Master of Arts in International Relations.
See all Departments and Programs Available in The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and use these Career Field Guides to help plan your career paths today!

Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience (PULSE) Information Session (Pizza Provided)

When: Monday, February 19, 12-1 pm

Where: Campus Center 3033

What: PULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. They invite talented university graduates to partner with Pittsburgh nonprofits to develop the next generation of servant leaders in our city. Nonprofit partners receive a young, talented, university graduate to build capacity in their organization while participants receive valuable job training and skill development. Hannah Green ’17 is currently serving as a PULSE Fellow!

US Army Recruiting for Part-Time Positions & Post-Grad Opportunities

When: Tuesday, February 20 & Wednesday, February 21 from 11:30 am- 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

Full-Time Entry Level Junior Java Software Engineer with Coveros

Marco Corona ’14 will return to campus to interview graduating seniors for an entry-level Junior Java Software Engineer position with Coveros.
All graduating seniors with a computer science background are encouraged to apply and interview- because why not!?
Read the full job description and how to apply in Gator Connect.
Applications are due to Career Education by February 22 at 4 pm.
Interviews will occur on campus on February 27
Other Allegheny alumni working at Coveros include Jon Kauffman ’12 and Glenn Buckholz ’98

PULSE 2018-2019 Fellows Application Due March 1

SERVE WITH A PITTSBURGH NONPROFIT. LIVE IN COMMUNITY. GROW AS A LEADER.

STEPS IN THE PULSE APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. Learn more about PULSE by reading the PULSE Participant General Information 18-19.
  2. APPLY TO PULSE.  The application deadline is March 1, 2018.
  3. Interview via Google Hangout or On-Site in Pittsburgh.
  4. Receive offer from PULSE to join program.
  5. Sign letter of commitment and agree to join the program.
  6. Visit Pittsburgh for PULSEStart (Nonprofit Partner Interviews) July 14-17 2018.
  7. Review and decide on nonprofit partner offers.
  8. Move into one of the PULSE houses and start your year with PULSE.

The program runs August 25, 2018 – August 4, 2019.

This Week’s News from Career Education 2/6/18

Diversity & Inclusion Professional Development Event: 2/9 & 2/10

Registration is now open for the Diversity and Inclusion Professional Development event on Friday, February 9, and Saturday, February 10, in the Tippie Alumni Center. This event is being planned in collaboration with the IDEAS Center, Career Education, Alumni Affairs, and Student Diversity Organizations/Leaders. Register here. This program is strategically designed to support historically and systemically underrepresented students (students of color, first-generation, LGBTQ) by providing opportunities to build important alumni networks. It is our hope that these important networks can possibly lead to mentoring, internships, shadowing experiences, and possible employment in the future. Most importantly, we hope students will learn about different career paths and hear how alumni have dealt with career challenges, failures, and unexpected changes to achieve success. Students can also get a free professional headshot taken during the event. Business casual attire is recommended.

Cornerstone Research Summer Analyst

Summer analysts at Cornerstone work in case teams that range in size but typically include a faculty expert, senior consultants, and analysts. Within a case team, the summer analyst makes important contributions during all phases of a project—from developing case strategy to conducting analy­ses, to preparing experts for testimony. Casework has both quantitative and qualitative elements, involving such key responsibilities as conducting financial and economic modeling, examining market and industry behavior, and presenting findings to colleagues and clients. This internship is available to current juniors and is not limited to specific majors, but applicants need a strong quantitative background (demonstrated either through coursework or previous work experience).

Applications are due by 4 pm on February 9.

See more information and application process in Gator Connect.

North Allegheny School District Diversity Recruiting 

When: Monday, February 12 at 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: North Allegheny School District is a large, suburban public school district located in Wexford, PA about 12 miles north of Pittsburgh. They are coming to Allegheny College for Diversity Recruitment and are looking to hire!

This Week’s News from Career Education 1/30/18

Come one, come all to the 8th Annual Summer Job Fair on Monday, February 5 from 11:30 am-1: 30 pm in the Campus Center Lobby! Students of all class years and majors are invited to attend this free on-campus career fair to meet with the over 25 employers offering a variety of paid summer opportunities. A sample of employers includes ChildCare Careers located in Pittsburgh, PA, Sandy Hill Camp on the Chesapeake Bay in North East, MD, and Camp Notre Dame on the shores of Lake Erie in Fairview, PA. Students interested in working with children or in the field of education are especially encouraged to attend. See the full list of employers and plan your best summer today! Resume and business casual attire encouraged.

Cornerstone Research Information and Q&A Session

When: Wednesday, January 31 at 12:00 pm; Q&A Session: 2:00-3:00 pm

Where: Collaboratory; Pelletier Room 253

What: A presentation focused on economic consulting and the Summer Analyst Internship

Are you interested in economics, finance, statistics, or marketing? Would you like to apply your research skills, perform rigorous analyses, and collaborate with leading professors and industry experts on complex, high-stakes litigation? If yes, then economic consulting might be the field for you. Cornerstone Research is a leading financial and economic consulting firm specializing in the analysis of complex financial, economic, accounting, and marketing issues that arise in the context of various kinds of litigation. Summer Analysts are integral members of the project teams formed to tackle litigation issues across a range of industries and practice areas. The experience that Summer Analysts gain at Cornerstone Research provides them with a solid foundation for successful careers in Consulting, Business, and Academia. Following the presentation, there will be an open Q&A session for students to pop by and ask questions

PNC Asset Management Group (AMG) Undergraduate Intern

As a PNC Intern, you will participate in a “best-in-class” internship program. During this 10 week program, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a specific line of business, expand the tools you need to launch your career and complement your education with real-world job experience. There are two tracks to the Asset Management Group Development Program, Wealth Management/Hawthorn track, and Institutional Asset Management track. You will work with individual and corporate clients who have significant assets to develop sophisticated, customized financial solutions ranging from investment management and wealth planning to trust administration and private foundation management. We are looking for students who possess the following skillsets: strong desire to interact directly with clients, strong written and verbal communication skills, detail oriented, self-motivated, eager to learn, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. We prefer students studying Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Marketing, Math, Statistics, HR, Communications, Psychology, or Computer Science. Must be a current Sophomore or junior. 

Applications are due by 4 pm on January 31.

See more information and application process in Gator Connect.

Interviews will occur on campus February 7.

 Cornerstone Research Summer Analyst

Summer analysts work in case teams that range in size but typically include a faculty expert, senior consultants, and analysts. Within a case team, the summer analyst makes important contributions during all phases of a project—from developing case strategy to conducting analy­ses, to preparing experts for testimony. Casework has both quantitative and qualitative elements, involving such key responsibilities as conducting financial and economic modeling, examining market and industry behavior, and presenting findings to colleagues and clients. This internship is available to current juniors and is not limited to specific majors, but applicants need a strong quantitative background (demonstrated either through coursework or previous work experience).

Applications are due by 4 pm on February 9.

See more information and application process in Gator Connect.

 Lean Six Sigma Demonstration

Attend this an interactive hands-on demonstration on February 6 at 12:15 pm in Quigley Auditorium to learn more about how Lean Six Sigma is used in different workplace settings to achieve performance goals! Lean Six Sigma applies the scientific method to diagnose and solve problems in a wide variety of professional settings. Students with Lean Six Sigma training on their resume have a clear advantage when applying for a job or internship. Jennifer Rothfuss ’08 will be leading the demonstration. Want to learn more? Contact Professor Rachel O’Brien, Alden Hall #203, robrien@allegheny.edu. Sponsored by the Center for Business & Economics. 

Hefren-Tillotson is Recruiting Summer 2018 Interns

Are you interested in a paid internship at an alumni connected company in Butler, Wexford, Pittsburgh, Southpointe, or Greensburg? Do you want to customize your internship to your interests? Do you want to learn how to use mail merge and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems and how to work in a corporate environment? Then apply for the Hefren-Tillotson Summer Internship!  Applications are due by 4pm on Tuesday, November 21 and application instructions and position details can be found in Gator Connect. Interviews will take place on campus Friday, December 1, 2017.

Diplomat in Residence Presents Careers in Foreign Service on 11/10

What does it mean to work as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO)? How does one become a diplomat? Join Foreign Service Officer Dale Giovengo, parent of an Allegheny College graduate, Class of 2000, for a lunchtime talk on Careers in Foreign Service sponsored by International Studies and The Gateway/Career Education. Learn how you can prepare for an exciting career that will take you around the world. Join us in Quigley Auditorium, 12:15 pm on Friday, November 10. Lunch will be provided.

As a Foreign Service Specialist, Dale Giovengo has held or managed numerous positions responsible for Embassy operations in France, Albania, Kuwait, Pakistan, Switzerland and Iraq. Dale most recently managed the Medical Services Support Iraq Program before joining the Diplomat in Residence team in 2017.

Students are also invited to open office hours with Dale from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in room 253 in The Gateway. Students interested in meeting with Dale Giovengo must sign up in the Career Education Office on Friday, November 10; 20-minute meetings are available beginning at 2:30 p.m.

Contact the Career Education office at (814) 332-2381 or stop by our offices in Pelletier with questions. The Career Education Office is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, when classes are in session.

Alumnus Richard Taaffe from West Hawaii Community Health Center (WHCHC) Campus Visit

Alumnus Richard Taaffe ’72, President/CEO of the West Hawaii Community Health Center, is visiting campus to recruit juniors for Community Health Internships with WHCHC on the Big Island of Hawaii during summer 2018. Students will contribute to the operations of WHCHC while pursuing their interests as they relate to community building, organizational management, population health, integrated health and disease management, health care delivery systems, finance, public health for diverse populations. These are paid positions and housing will be provided. Students can apply for funding to help with flight costs. Apply by Monday, October 30 for an on-campus interview on Monday, November 6. Applicants must also stop into Career Education to sign up for an interview time slot. See posting in Gator Connect for application details.

Richard Taaffe will also attend a lunch for all students interested in community health-related work. Students should RSVP as space is limited to the first 30 responses. Business casual dress is required.

City Year Recruiter On Campus

City Year, a non-profit program sponsored by AmeriCorps, will be recruiting on campus Tuesday, October 17 from 11:30 am- 1:30 pm in the Campus Center Lobby. City Year is a compensated service program geared toward the betterment of children’s experience in high-need and inner-city schools throughout the United States. All City Year employees are between 18 and 24 years old and come from a variety of backgrounds. Students of all class years and majors are encouraged to learn more about this awesome program!

Brian Holland ’16 from Lancaster Pollard is Recruiting

Lancaster Pollard helps health care, senior living, and housing organizations expand and improve their services by providing financial advice and financing solutions. They are recruiting junior undergraduate students for the paid Summer Analyst Program. The program will last approximately 10-12 weeks and will provide exposure to all of Lancaster Pollard’s business lines. The internship is located at Lancaster Pollard’s headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. All majors are welcome to attend to learn more!