Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Intern for the Pittsburgh Pirates!

The Pittsburgh Pirates are looking for a Diversity Initiative Intern. 

Job Summary
This intern will work in conjunction with the Community and Public Affairs Department with the execution of community programs, events, and program development. Special focus on Diversity Initiatives and programs around specific diverse and multicultural audiences. Programs include Jackie Robinson Essay and Poetry Contest, Disability Awareness, Latino Celebration Summer reading programs, African-American Heritage Weekend, Youth Baseball Camp; Softball initiatives etc. Intern will also assist with events for the department which may include game day support and Pirates Charities events.
Primary Responsibilities
• Assist in the development and coordination of major events including diversity outreach, reading programs, Heritage Weekend, etc.
• Handle general office duties such as data entry, copying, filing, etc.
• Develop and manage the Pirates diversity database.
• Represent the organization at community functions where key community contacts may be in attendance.
• Coordinate ticket distribution programs through outreach to non-profit organizations and community groups (i.e. Awareness Series/Give-Back Days).
• All other duties as assigned by the Manager of Diversity Initiatives.
Required Qualifications
• Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited institution.
• Candidates majoring in Business Administration, Communications, Sports Management, or related area.
• Junior, Senior, or Graduate level students.
• Valid Driver’s License.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.)
Desired Qualifications
Community/Volunteer Experience
To apply for this internship, please visit http://careers.pirates.com/
Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter, resume, and provide references

Post written by Kelly Kane

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Law & Order : Job Edition

Wednesday, November 14th
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sewall Center- International Suite

Did you ever wonder how what you do in college might affect your employment or graduate school prospects?  This program will provide an overview of typical screening methods including background checks (driving records and criminal), drug and alcohol tests, credit history reports, investigative consumer reports and employment verification practices.   Legal issues associated with background checks and employment screening will be covered as well as specifics about the ARD program and expungements.  The topic of social media will also be addressed.  A panel of employers and graduate school representatives will discuss their screening practices and respond to student questions.  (Students will have the opportunity to submit questions confidentially.) 

A complete list of speakers is included below:

Sid Zonn:  Vice President and General Counsel- RMURalston Jackson:  Partner - Odermatt & JacksonScott Irlbacher:  Director of Special Programs & Student Community Standards- RMUShelly Haser:  Department Head of Education- RMUAlexandra Linsenmeyer:  Director of Admissions - University of Pittsburgh School of LawJaime Opel:  Investigator - USISJonalyn Paulick:  Vice President - PNC Bank

Please RSVP by November 13th
This program is sponsored by the Career Center.  To ensure we have enough seating and handouts, please RSVP to Beth Miller atmillerb@rmu.edu by November 13th if you plan to attend.

Practice Interviews

will be conducting 3 practice interviews this WEDNESDAY (11/14) in the RMU Career Center.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY!  Not only will you get honest feedback about YOUR resume and interview skills, you'll get a chance to impress this premier employer!  
Spaces are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first served basis.    NOTE:  You do not need to have an interest in working for PNC to benefit from doing a practice interview with them.
  WHY DO A PRACTICE (MOCK) INTERVIEW? -Receive honest feedback about your interview and resume from a qualified professional -Be more prepared for upcoming interviews -Network with potential employers (some of these organizations have current positions available, although you don't need to be interested in the organization to do a mock with them.) -Get a job/ internship (The most qualified candidate does not always get the job or internship!  How you present yourself during the interview is critical.)
Mocks are posted in ColonialTRAK under 'On-campus Interviews'.  Refer to the Career Center website at www.rmu.edu/careercenter.
  1. Click on the ColonialTRAK tab in the left column of the screen.
  2. Enter your username and password. 
  3. On the ColonialTRAK main menu page, select 'On Campus Interviews' on the top toolbar. Then choose 'Sign up for Interviews.
  4. The practice interviews will all have 'MOCK' as the Employer Name.  The Linked Job will say 'Practice Interview,' then list applicable majors and the organization that will be conducting the practice interview.  The MOCK with PNC will be near the bottom of the current listings.
  5. To sign up for a schedule that interests you, click on the 'Linked Job' of that posting.
  6. On the next screen, scroll down below the yellow line and click on 'Interview Date' that you prefer.
  7. On the next screen, scroll to the bottom of the page, which will show you time slots that are still available.  Click the 'Sign up' button next to the time slot that fits your schedule, and then click "Sign up."  The schedule will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  8. Note:  You must have a resume uploaded in ColonialTRAK to sign up for a practice interview.
Please note that the Career Center's On-Campus Recruiting Policy applies to students participating in practice interviews.
Canceling Interviews 
It is expected that students/alumni will honor their obligation to keep their interview reservation. If a student/alumnus finds it is necessary to cancel an interview, the student/alumnus must notify the Career Center at least 24 hours before the time of an interview scheduled Tuesday through Friday and 72 hours before a Monday interview appointment.
No-Show/Late Cancellation Policy
Students/alumni who "No-Show" or "Late Cancel" an interview will be required to send a letter of apology to the employer and give a copy of the letter to the Career Center before the student/alumnus may participate in any additional campus interviews. A student/alumnus who "No Shows" or "Late Cancels" a total of two times in any combination will forfeit their interviewing privileges for the remainder of the academic year.
Late Arrival to Interviews
If a student is late for an interview, it is up to the discretion of the employer as to whether the interview with the student will be conducted.
Bad Weather Policy
If classes are canceled because of inclement weather, interviews will also be canceled. Please contact the Career Center to reschedule your interview.

Monday, November 12, 2012


SEARCHING FOR ROMO...The Department of Athletics is looking for a current RMU student to fill RoMo's mascot shoes spring semester 2013. The position brings with it a $3,000-$5,000 tuition credit. If interested, please call or e-mail the contact at the end of this e-mail. Thank you

Marty Galosi
Senior Associate Athletic Director, External Affairs
Robert Morris University
6001 University Blvd.
Moon Township, PA 15108-1189
Office: 412-397-4920
Cell: 412-498-8357
E-Mail: galosi@rmu.edu

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Interested in Root Sports ?

Shawn McClintock who is the Vice President and General Manager of Root Sports Pittsburgh will be here on campus. Make it a point to come in and see him .

Date : Monday November 2012

Time : 5:00pm

Place : Massey Theatre