This Week’s News from Career Education 10/15/18

AFLAC Visit

When: Monday, October 22, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

What: Presentation on how to run a business and internship opportunities.

Food will be provided.

UPMC All Access Day

When: Monday, October 15, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Where: UPMC Hamot in the Auditorium, 201 State Street, Erie, PA, 16550

What: Interested in Applying to UPMC? Are you passionate about contributing to Life Changing Medicine no matter what your area of study is? Want to make a difference? Join us at our Regional All Access Day in Erie, PA to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work at UPMC! Attendees will be able to:
• Learn about UPMC and our Student Opportunities
• Hear from a member of UPMC’s Leadership Team
• Ask questions and learn from students who were recently in your shoes
• Network with our Campus Programs Recruiter and Program Spotlight members
• Receive advice on applying to UPMC, building your resume, standing out during interviews, networking, and more!

Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UPMCAllAccess by Sunday, October 7th. You will receive further event details to the email provided on your registration prior to the event.

Robert Glennon Lecture

When: Tuesday, October 16, 7:30 pm

Where: Ford Memorial Chapel

What: Robert Glennon, one of the nation’s foremost scholars on water policy and law, will deliver a free address titled “Our Thirst for Energy in a Warming, Water-Stressed World” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Allegheny College’s Ford Chapel.

During his visit, Glennon will also receive the inaugural Ewalt Environmental Prize from the college for his research exploring solutions to worsening water shortages, especially in the western United States. He will meet with students during a lunchtime program on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

Cornerstone Research

When: Applications due to Rhonda by 4:00 PM on October 22.

Where: Career Education

What: Cornerstone Research is having virtual interviews on October 30.

College to Congress Summer 2019 Internship

College to Congress is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates pathways for students
to intern in Congress who otherwise could not afford to do so. Through our comprehensive
program, we aim to disrupt the traditional pipeline of wealthy and connected people filling positions of power in the United States Congress. By empowering the next generation of
passionate and diverse young leaders to kick-start their careers in public service, we get one step closer to creating a Congress that is truly reflective of the beautiful diversity in America.

The application opens on October 1, with a priority deadline of October 31, and a general
deadline of November 30.

Interested in applying? Want to learn more? Check out our website at
www.CollegeToCongress.org, sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on social media!

Davies Community Service Leader Program Seeking Interns for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Davies Community Service Leader program strengthens the relationship between students, local organizations, Allegheny College, and the Meadville community. Over the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 Davies Leaders complete 300 hours (8-10 hours a week) of compensated service to our community. Davies Leaders Dedicate themselves to an agency, completing a specific project, which could include community research or project management to enhance both the student’s and the agency’s goals.

Sites for this academic year include: Center for Family Services, The Academy Theatre, Wesbury, Active Aging, Crawford County Conservation District, French Creek Valley Railroad Historical Society, Meadville Area Recreation Complex, Special Olympics of Pennsylvania

To apply, students should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information of two references, one of which must be from a professor or administrator, to Bethany Cocchi at bcocchi@allegheny.edu.

Bethesda Youth Outreach

Bethesda Youth Outreach is looking for volunteers who would be willing to work with young mothers and the youth at the group homes. This would be a two-day commitment every week. One day would be activity day so that the mentors can bond with the youth and the other day would be a tutoring day where we would come up with the lesson plan depending on the level that each student is at. If you are interested in mentoring or eventually teaching this would be a great opportunity! Please email me for more information and to set up an interview time: ordunor@allegheny.edu

This Week’s News from Career Education 10/8/18

Law School Admissions Panel

When: Wednesday, October 10, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

What: Law school admissions representatives from University of Pittsburgh, George Mason University, University of Arizona, and Ohio Northern University will be discussing hot topics in law school admissions and professionalism when communicating with law schools in the Law School Admissions Process.

Food will be provided.

AFLAC Visit

When: Monday, October 22, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

What: Presentation on how to run a business and internship opportunities.

Food will be provided.

WestPACS Job and Internship Fair

When: Wednesday, October 10, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA

What: Attention Seniors and Juniors: Now is the time to find those first jobs and summer internships! Plan to attend the WestPACS Job and Internship Fair to meet with over 100 employers looking to hire! Registration is free for Allegheny students and alumni: http://www.westpacs.org/registration

“How the NRA ‘Politically Weaponized’ Gun Owners and What Others Can Learn From It”

When: Wednesday, October 10, 7:00 pm

Where: Tillotson Room, Tippie Alumni Center

What: Allegheny alumnus Matthew Lacombe ’11 (National Fellow, Jefferson Scholars Foundation, University of Virginia and Ph.D. candidate, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University) will be giving a talk titled “How the NRA ‘Politically Weaponized’ Gun Owners and What Others Can Learn From I.t” Lacombe’s research focus is on understanding and explaining political power in the United States. He is co-author of “Billionaires and Stealth Politics,” a book to be published that details the political preferences and behavior of U.S. billionaires. This event is sponsored by the Law & Policy Program, the Center for Political Participation, and the Education Studies Program.

Resume Doctor

When: Thursday, October 11, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Visit the Career Education Resume Doctors to get on-the-spot resume and cover letter checks. Please bring a printed copy of your materials with you.

Hyland Women In Tech Conference

When: Saturday October 13, 12:00 – 4:00 PM

Where: 28105 Clemens Road, Westlake Ohio 44145

What: This year’s conference will provide insight into Git, UI/UX activities, and much more! Plus, an opportunity to network with Hyland’s Research and Development employees.

RSVP @https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hylands-5th-women-in-tech-conference-tickets-50570641149

UPMC All Access Day

When: Monday, October 15, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Where: UPMC Hamot in the Auditorium, 201 State Street, Erie, PA, 16550

What: Interested in Applying to UPMC? Are you passionate about contributing to Life Changing Medicine no matter what your area of study is? Want to make a difference? Join us at our Regional All Access Day in Erie, PA to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work at UPMC! Attendees will be able to:
• Learn about UPMC and our Student Opportunities
• Hear from a member of UPMC’s Leadership Team
• Ask questions and learn from students who were recently in your shoes
• Network with our Campus Programs Recruiter and Program Spotlight members
• Receive advice on applying to UPMC, building your resume, standing out during interviews, networking, and more!

Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UPMCAllAccess by Sunday, October 7th. You will receive further event details to the email provided on your registration prior to the event.

Cornerstone Research

When: Applications due to Rhonda by 4:00 PM on October 22.

Where: Career Education

What: Cornerstone Research is having virtual interviews on October 30.

College to Congress Summer 2019 Internship

College to Congress is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates pathways for students
to intern in Congress who otherwise could not afford to do so. Through our comprehensive
program, we aim to disrupt the traditional pipeline of wealthy and connected people filling positions of power in the United States Congress. By empowering the next generation of
passionate and diverse young leaders to kick-start their careers in public service, we get one step closer to creating a Congress that is truly reflective of the beautiful diversity in America.

The application opens on October 1, with a priority deadline of October 31, and a general
deadline of November 30.

Interested in applying? Want to learn more? Check out our website at
www.CollegeToCongress.org, sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on social media!

Davies Community Service Leader Program Seeking Interns for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Davies Community Service Leader program strengthens the relationship between students, local organizations, Allegheny College, and the Meadville community. Over the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 Davies Leaders complete 300 hours (8-10 hours a week) of compensated service to our community. Davies Leaders Dedicate themselves to an agency, completing a specific project, which could include community research or project management to enhance both the student’s and the agency’s goals.

Sites for this academic year include: Center for Family Services, The Academy Theatre, Wesbury, Active Aging, Crawford County Conservation District, French Creek Valley Railroad Historical Society, Meadville Area Recreation Complex, Special Olympics of Pennsylvania

To apply, students should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information of two references, one of which must be from a professor or administrator, to Bethany Cocchi at bcocchi@allegheny.edu.

Bethesda Youth Outreach

Bethesda Youth Outreach is looking for volunteers who would be willing to work with young mothers and the youth at the group homes. This would be a two-day commitment every week. One day would be activity day so that the mentors can bond with the youth and the other day would be a tutoring day where we would come up with the lesson plan depending on the level that each student is at. If you are interested in mentoring or eventually teaching this would be a great opportunity! Please email me for more information and to set up an interview time: ordunor@allegheny.edu

 

This Week’s News from Career Education 10/1/18

Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center

When: Wednesday, September 26, 7:00 pm

Where: online information session

What: The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Wednesday, September 26 at 7 pm eastern to discuss careers in community organizing for those interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice. RSVP at www.thedartcenter.org/allegheny

Capital University School of Law

When: Wednesday, October 3, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Where: Pelletier Collaboratory (room 310)

What: Allegheny alumnus, Jason Owen ’00, Associate Director of Admission, will be on campus to discuss admission requirements and provide an overview of the legal studies program at Capital University Law School.

Food will be provided.

Law School Admissions Panel

When: Wednesday, October 10, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

What: Law school admissions representatives from University of Pittsburgh, George Mason University, University of Arizona, and Ohio Northern University will be discussing hot topics in law school admissions and professionalism when communicating with law schools in the Law School Admissions Process.

Food will be provided.

Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College Summer Fellowships & Graduate School Information Session

When: Tuesday, September 2512:15 pm

Where: Pelletier Collaboratory (room 310)

What: At the intersection of technology, policy, and people, Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College is a graduate school like no other.  Attend this information session to learn more about the CMU’s graduate programs in Information Systems and Public Policy including Allegheny’s 3+2 program.  Dept. of Economics Chair, Professor Onyeiwu is the student advisor for the Public Policy program, for more information, visit him in Quigley 206 during his office hours: MW 1:00pm – 3:00pmT 10:00am – 12:00pm and by appointment.

Free pizza, compliments of Carnegie Mellon!

WestPACS Job and Internship Fair

When: Wednesday, October 10, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA

What: Attention Seniors and Juniors: Now is the time to find those first jobs and summer internships! Plan to attend the WestPACS Job and Internship Fair to meet with over 100 employers looking to hire! Registration is free for Allegheny students and alumni: http://www.westpacs.org/registration

Resume Doctor

When: Thursday, October 11, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Visit the Career Education Resume Doctors to get on-the-spot resume and cover letter checks. Please bring a printed copy of your materials with you.

UPMC All Access Day

When: Monday, October 15, 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Where: UPMC Hamot in the Auditorium, 201 State Street, Erie, PA, 16550

What: Interested in Applying to UPMC? Are you passionate about contributing to Life Changing Medicine no matter what your area of study is? Want to make a difference? Join us at our Regional All Access Day in Erie, PA to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to work at UPMC! Attendees will be able to:
• Learn about UPMC and our Student Opportunities
• Hear from a member of UPMC’s Leadership Team
• Ask questions and learn from students who were recently in your shoes
• Network with our Campus Programs Recruiter and Program Spotlight members
• Receive advice on applying to UPMC, building your resume, standing out during interviews, networking, and more!

Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UPMCAllAccess by Sunday, October 7th. You will receive further event details to the email provided on your registration prior to the event.

College to Congress Summer 2019 Internship

College to Congress is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates pathways for students
to intern in Congress who otherwise could not afford to do so. Through our comprehensive
program, we aim to disrupt the traditional pipeline of wealthy and connected people filling positions of power in the United States Congress. By empowering the next generation of
passionate and diverse young leaders to kick-start their careers in public service, we get one step closer to creating a Congress that is truly reflective of the beautiful diversity in America.

The application opens on October 1, with a priority deadline of October 31, and a general
deadline of November 30.

Interested in applying? Want to learn more? Check out our website at
www.CollegeToCongress.org, sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on social media!

Davies Community Service Leader Program Seeking Interns for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Davies Community Service Leader program strengthens the relationship between students, local organizations, Allegheny College, and the Meadville community. Over the 2018-2010 academic year, 14 Davies Leaders complete 300 hours (8-10 hours a week) of compensated service to our community. Davies Leaders Dedicate themselves to an agency, completing a specific project, which could include community research or project management to enhance both the student’s and the agency’s goals.

Sites for this academic year include: Center for Family Services, The Academy Theatre, Wesbury, Active Aging, Crawford County Conservation District, French Creek Valley Railroad Historical Society, Meadville Area Recreation Complex, Special Olympics of Pennsylvania

To apply, students should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information of two references, one of which must be from a professor or administrator, to Bethany Cocchi at bcocchi@allegheny.edu.

Highmark Leadership Acceleration Program

This job participates in enterprise-wide, cross functional, job rotation program to support our organization’s mission and goals. The incumbent is given six month functional assignments in varying business units over four rotations. During the course of the two years, incumbents will gain experience in corporate, customer, operations, and provider functions performing and responsible for various work streams and assignments.

Recruitment and selection will take place for this program from August – October 2018. There will be a Super Interview Day event in Mid-October for select applicants. The start date for this class of Leaders will be in June 2019.

Apply online by October 5 here

This Week’s News from Career Education 9/24/18

Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center

When: Wednesday, September 26, 7:00 pm

Where: online information session

What: The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Wednesday, September 26 at 7 pm eastern to discuss careers in community organizing for those interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice. RSVP at http://thedartcenter.org/

Capital University School of Law

When: Wednesday, October 3, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Where: Pelletier Collaboratory (room 310)

What: Allegheny alumnus, Jason Owen ’00, Associate Director of Admission, will be on campus to discuss admission requirements and provide an overview of the legal studies program at Capital University Law School.

Food will be provided.

Law School Admissions Panel

When: Wednesday, October 10, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

What: Law school admissions representatives from University of Pittsburgh, George Mason University, University of Arizona, and Ohio Northern University will be discussing hot topics in law school admissions and professionalism when communicating with law schools in the Law School Admissions Process.

Food will be provided.

Carnegie Mellon University Heinz College Summer Fellowships & Graduate School Information Session

When: Tuesday, September 2512:15 pm

Where: Pelletier Collaboratory (room 310)

What: At the intersection of technology, policy, and people, Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College is a graduate school like no other.  Attend this information session to learn more about the CMU’s graduate programs in Information Systems and Public Policy including Allegheny’s 3+2 program.  Dept. of Economics Chair, Professor Onyeiwu is the student advisor for the Public Policy program, for more information, visit him in Quigley 206 during his office hours: MW 1:00pm – 3:00pmT 10:00am – 12:00pm and by appointment.

Free pizza, compliments of Carnegie Mellon!

WestPACS Job and Internship Fair

When: Wednesday, October 10, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Where: Monroeville Convention Center, Monroeville, PA

What: Attention Seniors and Juniors: Now is the time to find those first jobs and summer internships! Plan to attend the WestPACS Job and Internship Fair to meet with over 100 employers looking to hire! Registration is free for Allegheny students and alumni: http://www.westpacs.org/registration

Resume Doctor

When: Thursday, October 11, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Visit the Career Education Resume Doctors to get on-the-spot resume and cover letter checks. Please bring a printed copy of your materials with you.

Davies Community Service Leader Program Seeking Interns for the 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Davies Community Service Leader program strengthens the relationship between students, local organizations, Allegheny College, and the Meadville community. Over the 2018-2010 academic year, 14 Davies Leaders complete 300 hours (8-10 hours a week) of compensated service to our community. Davies Leaders Dedicate themselves to an agency, completing a specific project, which could include community research or project management to enhance both the student’s and the agency’s goals.

Sites for this academic year include: Center for Family Services, The Academy Theatre, Wesbury, Active Aging, Crawford County Conservation District, French Creek Valley Railroad Historical Society, Meadville Area Recreation Complex, Special Olympics of Pennsylvania

To apply, students should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information of two references, one of which must be from a professor or administrator, to Bethany Cocchi at bcocchi@allegheny.edu.

This Week’s News from Career Education 9/3/18

lunchtime learning: Facebook & Careers in Financial Planning

When: Thursday, September 6 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Where: Quigley Auditorium

What: Students of all majors are invited to a special CBE Lunchtime Learning presentation on Careers in Financial Planning. Attend this event to learn more about the pathways to careers in financial planning and the potential opportunities for Allegheny students with distinguished alumni presenters Stuart Armstrong ’81 and Blaine Aikin ’76. Students will have to opportunity to speak with Stuart and Blaine during office hours following this presentation. Please contact Beth Ryan to schedule your appointment by stopping in at Quigley #224, email bryan@allegheny.edu or calling 332-2385.


Resume Doctor

When: Monday, September 10 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Stop in the Campus Center lobby between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Monday, September 10, to have your resume, cover letters, or other documents reviewed by Career Education staff at the Resume Doctor session. Please bring a printed copy.

U.S. Foreign Service Internship

The Department of State will be accepting applications for the U.S. Foreign Service Internship between September 4-11. Potential applicants are encouraged to connect with their local Diplomat in Residence to discuss their interest in this program along with Diplomat Careers.

We are fortunate to have Mr. Dale Giovengo serving as Allegheny College’s Diplomat in Residence this academic year. He will be available Monday, September 3, for questions regarding this internship.

If you are interested in applying for this position AND meeting with Dale, please stop by Career Education by 4:00 pm this Friday, August 31, to schedule a time to meet with Dale.

This Week’s News from Career Education 4/24/18

Enjoy our last newsletter for the semester and have a great summer!

Mini Mock Interviews

When: Thursday, April 26 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Is your elevator pitch ready? Do you know when to use the STAR method or how to answer behavioral based interview questions? If you said ‘no’ to any of those questions, come practice your interview skills with Career Education counselors at this Mini Mock Interview Session! Email Liza at lschaef@allegheny.edu to register for an interview slot, although walk-ins are also welcome. All class years are welcome to participate. Come practice your interview skills with Career Education counselors. 

Army ROTC

When: Tuesday, April 24 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Representatives from Edinboro University Army ROTC will be available to talk about scholarships and other opportunities for Allegheny College students.

Glade Run Lutheran Services

When: Wednesday, April 25 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Glade Run is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that provides autism, mental health educational, and unique therapeutic offerings to children and families through school and community based offerings across Western Pennsylvania. Services include St. Stephen’s Academies – licensed private schools offering ASD programming and direct positive behavior interventions and supports for youth in grades K-12; community and school based mental health services for children, adults and families; psychiatric rehabilitation, transition offerings for teens and young adults with autism, and therapeutic animal and horticulture programs through Glade Run Adventures. Representatives will be discussing teaching/education positions at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Academy- come check out these opportunities!

Underclassmen: Tell Us About Your Summer Plans

Do you have an internship, research opportunity, or other experience lined up for this summer? Career Education wants to know! Please report your experience here. It should take less than five minutes and will help your fellow Gators.

Graduating Seniors: What’s Next?

Please complete the First Destination Survey by answering up to 15 questions about where you are headed next. If you do so by May 9, you’ll be entered into a drawing for one of four $50 VISA gift cards. The information gathered through this online questionnaire helps the College better understand and improve its programs. The results also are reported to organizations outside the College, impacting Allegheny’s national reputation. Click here to access the survey. Your password is your Allegheny student I.D. Please consider taking this survey in one sitting. Thank you for your help!

This Week’s News from Career Education 4/17/18

Dedicated Nursing Associates, Inc

When: Tuesday, April 17 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Looking to hire students for corporate and administrative positions at the corporate office in Delmont, PA (outside of Pittsburgh). All majors are welcome, especially students interested in Economics/Business, Communications, and Psychology. Positions available in areas such as Human Resources, IT, and Recruiting.

Army ROTC

When: Wednesday, April 18 & Tuesday, April 24 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Representatives from Edinboro University Army ROTC will be available to talk about scholarships and other opportunities for Allegheny College students.

City Year

When: Thursday, April 19 | 12:30-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center 303

What: Information session on positions working as a mentor during a paid year of service through City Year. All class years are welcome including seniors still looking for post-graduation opportunities and underclassmen who are considering long-term service or working in the field of education in the future.

Foreign Service Officer Test Preparation Workshop

When: Saturday, April 21 1:30-3:30 pm

Where: Pelletier Collaboratory

What: Are you interested in pursuing a career as a Foreign Service Officer for the Department of State? Attend the FSOT Prep Session where Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat in Residence Dale Giovengo will coach students on how to best prepare for the exam. The workshop is limited to the first 20 registered participants so register today! All class years welcome!

Mini Mock Interviews

When: Thursday, April 26 11:30 am-1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Is your elevator pitch ready? Do you know when to use the STAR method or how to answer behavioral based interview questions? If you said ‘no’ to any of those questions, come practice your interview skills with Career Education counselors at this Mini Mock Interview Session! Email Liza at lschaef@allegheny.edu to register for a half hour interview slot.

This Week’s News from Career Education 4/10/18

Who are you? Where are you going? Career Seminar for Gateway 100/300 Students

When: Thursday, April 12, 4:30- 6:30 pm

Where: Pelletier Collaboratory 

What: All students who were enrolled in a Gateway 100/300 course during either the Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 semesters are invited to this Career Seminar to create concrete materials related to their course experiences. The session will include Resume & Cover Letter Development, Online Networking Resources, and Elevator Pitch Construction. Students should bring their resumes either in a hard copy (printed) or on their laptops for review. If you have another commitment at the same time please feel free to arrive late or leave early.

Vector Marketing

When: Wednesday, April 11, 11:30- 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Vector Marketing is the sales and marketing division of Cutco. Vector reps are independent contractors and they set their own schedules and have the opportunity to control how much they earn through a guaranteed base pay and commissions earned on each sale. Vector Marketing is a single-level, direct-to-consumer marketing company and is recognized as an official member of the Direct Selling Association.

Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG)- Recruiting for AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

When: Monday, April 16 | 11:30 am- 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) is sponsoring 7 AmeriCorps VISTA positions focused in community and economic development across the Pittsburgh area. They are recruiting a VISTA through Equal Justice Works’ Tenant Engagement and Community Economic Development project to empower residents of Residential Assistance Demonstration (RAD) housing in Greater Pittsburgh. Stop by their table to learn more!

This Week’s News from Career Education 4/3/18

“Tell Me About Yourself”: Elevator Pitch Workshop

When: Tuesday, April 3, 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

What: One of the most common questions that starts an interview is “Tell me about yourself”. Do you know how to answer? Everyone is invited to attend our workshop to help you craft and perfect your elevator pitch! Whether you’re an underclassman looking for internships or a graduating senior in the search for a job/grad school, everyone can benefit from having a well-crafted elevator pitch!

UPMC All Access Day for College Students in Hermitage, PA

When: Tuesday, April 10, 12:30-3 pm | Register by April 3

Where: eCenter@LindenPointe – A Business Incubator

3580 Innovation Way, Hermitage, PA 16148

What: Learn about employment opportunities with UPMC in Nursing, Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Information Services/Information, Technology/Software, Engineering, Marketing/Public Relations, Quality and Process Improvement, Supply Chain Management. Alos listen to a featured speaker at this session – Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Chief Innovation Officer at UPMC and Executive VP at UPMC Enterprises.  Register Here by April 3.

Who are you? Where are you going? Career Seminar for Gateway 100/300 Students

When: Thursday, April 12, 4:30- 6:30 pm

Where: Pelletier Collaboratory 

What: All students who were enrolled in a Gateway 100/300 course during either the Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 semesters are invited to this Career Seminar to create concrete materials related to their course experiences. The session will include Resume & Cover Letter Development, Online Networking Resources, and Elevator Pitch Construction. Students should bring their resumes either in a hard copy (printed) or on their laptops for review. If you have another commitment at the same time please feel free to arrive late or leave early.

Funding for Summer Internships in Washington, DC

There is still time to get a summer internship in Washington, DC! Log in to Gator Connect to view the positions available. Your Gator Connect username is your full Allegheny email address (ex- smithj4@allegheny.edu). If you have never signed in before, or are unsure of your password just click the “forgot password” option and type in your full Allegheny email and a link will be sent instantly for you to create a new password.
Already have an internship in the DC Metro area and need financial help? The Betsy Dotson Experiential Learning Fund exists to offer financial support to students who have obtained an experiential learning opportunity (internship) in Washington, D.C. All full-time Allegheny students who have secured an internship in the Washington D.C. metro area are eligible to apply. Students interested in financial assistance must attend drop-in hours in Career Education Monday or Wednesday between 2-4pm to receive a funding application.
Applications should be turned in by April 9 for best consideration for funding.

Vector Marketing

When: Wednesday, April 11, 11:30- 1:30 pm

Where: Campus Center Lobby

What: Vector Marketing is the sales and marketing division of Cutco. Vector reps are independent contractors and they set their own schedules and have the opportunity to control how much they earn through a guaranteed base pay and commissions earned on each sale. Vector Marketing is a single-level, direct-to-consumer marketing company and is recognized as an official member of the Direct Selling Association.

This Week’s News from Career Education 3/27/18

Peace Corps Campus Visit

When/Where: Tuesday, March 28

Appy Hour” 10-11:45 am in GFC

Application Workshop 12-1 pm in the Pelletier Collaboratory

What: Work on perfecting your Peace Corps application with a recruiter in these sessions. Not ready to apply? No problem- learn what you can do to prepare for your future application!

Pathways to NGO Careers

When: Wednesday, March 28 12:15-1:15 pm (Pizza will be provided.)

Where: Quigley 101

What: Learn about the various opportunities that you may be unaware of to begin careers with NGOs. The presenter, Jonathan White ’92 earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Allegheny College. He then studied International Development at LSE and Johns Hopkins. He currently serves as Regional Director for East and Southern Africa at the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA, Washington, DC.

Employment with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

When: Thursday, March 29, 12:15-1:15 pm (Pizza will be provided.)

Where: Quigley Room 220

What: Eze Amadi, a Franchise & Asset Management Analyst with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is visiting campus to recruit for full-time, entry-level Financial Institution Specialists. These positions are perfect for students interested in business administration, banking, finance, economics, accounting, statistics, and math! Come to this session to learn how to be a competitive applicant and learn more about the FDIC’s Corporate Employee Program (CEP) while enjoying some lunch. Read about the position in Gator Connect and apply by April 13!

Resume Doctor

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28

Where: Campus Center lobby

What: Stop in to have your resume, cover letters, or other documents reviewed by Career Education staff at the Resume Doctor session. This is the last Resume Doctor of the semester so don’t miss out! If you plan to attend, please bring a printed copy. Don’t have a resume yet? Stop by to find out how to get started!

“Tell Me About Yourself”: Elevator Pitch Workshop

When: Tuesday, April 3, 3:30 pm- 5:00 pm

Where: Campus Center 301/302

What: One of the most common questions that starts an interview is “Tell me about yourself”. Do you know how to answer? Everyone is invited to attend our workshop to help you craft and perfect your elevator pitch! Whether you’re an underclassman looking for internships or a graduating senior in the search for a job/grad school, everyone can benefit from having a well-crafted elevator pitch!