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Job Fair Alert!

It’s once again time for the bi-annual WestPACS job and career fair. Come down to the Pittsburgh Indoor Sports Arena to visit the PTC’s booth, and then check out the nearly 120 other employers that will be in attendance. The fair is on April 1st from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. If you haven’t registered, visit www.westpacs.org to sign up. Although the fair is planned for WestPACS Member Schools & their alumni, others are welcome to attend as walk-ins.

March 24, 2009 at 11:55 am Leave a comment

Pitt’s Spring Technical Job Fair

If anyone out there in blog land is planning to attend the University of Pittsburgh’s job fair tomorrow, please stop by and say hello! The PTC will be available to answer your questions and help you find a job or internship.

Check it out from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the William Pitt Union.

February 10, 2009 at 2:55 pm Leave a comment

Job Fair Alert!

job_fairCarnegie Mellon’s Employment Opportunities Conference is coming up on Thursday, February 6th from 12 – 6 pm. This fair is only open to current CMU students and alumni, and will take place in the UC Gym & Rangos Ballroom.
The Employment Opportunities Conference is a job fair for all students from all majors, whether they are seeking full-time or internship opportunities. So far, more than 130 employers have signed up to participate in the fair (not too shabby for an economic recession!) Make sure you register by the February 2nd deadline!

January 27, 2009 at 12:30 pm Leave a comment

8th Annual West Virginia University Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair

Get your resume ready!! The companies attending the Career Fair will be looking for qualified and highly motivated students to fill opportunities with their companies and agencies for internships, co-ops and permanent positions. A week or two before the Career Fair, WVU students will begin to receive e-mails with more detailed information and maps of the layout for the Fair. Contact WVU College of Engineering and Mineral Resources for more information.

Save the Date:
October 1 – 3, 2008
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

West Virginia University, Evansdale Campus
Engineering Sciences and Mineral Resources Buildings
395 Evansdale Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506

August 12, 2008 at 10:52 am Leave a comment

National Tooling and Machining Association Seeks Apprentices

The National Tooling and Machining Association is currently accepting registrations for theirupcoming 2008-2009 apprenticeship year. Since its inception in 1976, the Pittsburgh NTMA Chapter has been the only apprenticeship program for the metalworking industry in Southwestern PA with a precise track record: 

  • Theory instruction for PA Journeyperson Certification or for specific skill set improvement
  • Updated Curriculum that keeps pace with current industry standards
  • Hands-on NIMS Credentialing
  • Quality Instructors with industry experience

An apprenticeship program requires a combination of on-the-job and classroom training. Through the NTMA Apprenticeship program you can complete your classroom training through convenient one evening per week classes. You can then complete your on-the-job training hours with your current employer.

What are the benefits?

  • The opportunity to earn as you learn (Apprentices earn wages that increase as their knowledge and skills increase.)
  • Increased marketability and job security
  • Low program cost with no student loans to repay (Your employer may subsidize all or part of the program cost.)
  • Nationally recognized NIMS Credentials In partnership with the United States Department of Labor, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills has developed a competency based apprenticeship program.

Their apprenticeship program includes NIMS Credentials. You can earn credentials in 8 out of 52 specific occupational competencies (e.g. CNC Milling). The credentials you earn are standards-based, so they are recognized nationwide by any metalworking company that is part of the NIMS credentialing process. Employers are able to monitor and measure employee progress based on knowledge and performance and not on hours of completion. This gives you the opportunity to earn your pay-for-skills promotions quicker.

To apply for the NTMA Apprenticeship Program, call 1.866.326.6862. You currently should be working at a machine or tool and die shop. Assistance may be available if you are unemployed but with experience in the field. The current tuition rates are $800 for individuals registered with a company that is a member of the NTMA and $900 for all other registrations. The deadline to submit your applications is August 25th. Please verify if your company has any education assistance programs and indicate if you or your company will be paying for tuition and / or books on your application form. Payment plans are available upon request. You may be eligible for assistance from state-funded programs. Stop by your local CareerLink Office and ask them if they have any state-funded programs that could assist you with covering the cost of the tuition, such as Individual Training Account Funds (ITAs), OVR Funds and Veteran Assistance. Fund availability varies by county and is also based on your individual financial information.

All registration forms must be received by August 25, 2008.

For more information contact the Pittsburgh Chapter NTMA at 1.866.326.6862.

August 5, 2008 at 10:08 am Leave a comment

Empyrean Group LLC Open House

Tuesday, July 22, 2008
9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Empyrean Group LLC will be holding an Open House to recruit for positions with Allegheny County. This Open House will provide an opportunity to meet with you in person, assess your skills during a brief interview, and have you complete registration information with our company. From this information, we will be selecting candidates to fill various positions within the county. The Open House is scheduled for Tuesday July 22, 2008 at the Pittsburgh Technology Council Headquarters. Representatives from The Empyrean Group will be present from 9:00 am to 5:30pm.

Read More, Register and Directions

July 17, 2008 at 7:40 am Leave a comment


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