SCI Week

Fall 2022 SCI Week

Monday, September 12 - September 16


Schedule

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All Week

Need your resume reviewed?  Want feedback from technical recruiters and hiring managers?  Upload your resume today!  All resumes will be reviewed and returned to you by September 23. 

UPMC 
DLC 
Deloitte 
CGI 
PNC 
SAP 
Aerotech

Monday, September 12: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Mock Interview with SAP
10:00AM – 12:00PM | Virtual | Limited Space
Maggie McClain, Recruiter – Early Career TalentSIGN UP TODAY
Patrick Johnson, Recruitment Consultant - Early Talent - SIGN UP TODAY

"Navigating Your Journey in Tech"
Hosted by: WiCS
1:00PM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area
Join us for a panel event with highly successful women in tech.  Hear their journeys, what they’ve learned and best practices for career success. 

Moderator:  Anita Kaul, President - Pitt Women in Computer Science (WiCS)

Panelists:

Erica Brooks, Director Consulting Services - CGI
Joanie Guyer Ferrer, Manager – Deloitte Digital
Tammy Janero, SVP - Security Director Enterprise Event Management & Physical Security - PNC Bank
Rebecca Zhang, Enterprise Development Team Leader - Aerotech

RSVP is not required; however, those that register will have their resumes shared with presenters.  RSVP and upload your resume today!

 

“Employee Resource Groups:  Impact, Role and Value Proposition”
Hosted by: MAC
2:30PM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area
Join us for a panel event to learn what an Employee Resource Group is, their value, how they shape company culture, and the impact they can make for students early in their careers. 

Moderator:  Birizibe Gnassingbe, President - Minority Association in Computing (MAC)

Panelists: 

Daphne Belen-Cordero, Senior Engineer - Naval Nuclear Laboratory
Aleta Heard, Vice President & Product Owner - BNY Mellon
Robert Solano, Global Component Manager, SAP Procurement Support, Customer Solution Support and Innovation - SAP
Angelina Webster, Proposal Manager - CGI

RSVP is not required; however, those that register will have their resumes shared with presenters.  RSVP and upload your resume today!

 

SCI Student Activities Fair
4:00PM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area
Interested in joining a student club?  Curious to learn more?  Come out to meet your peers and learn more about the Women in Computer Science Club, the Pitt Computer Science Club, the Minority Association in Computing, the Official Association for Students of Information Science Official Association for Students of Information Science, the Formula Society of Automotive Engineers Autonomous Division, and the Pittsburgh Electric Propulsion Club.

Enter your contact information HERE and a member of the clubs you express interest in will contact you!

 

Cracking the Code Challenge Hosted by SIG (Susquehanna International Group)
5:00PM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area | REGISTER TODAY  
Open to all SCI students at any level.  This is an encore event replicating what SIG did for SCI Week 2021.  Join us for fun evening applying your skills in a competition to win Amazon Gift Cards!  1st Place - $500, 2nd Place - $250, 3rd Place - $100!  Pizza will be provided!

Tuesday, September 13: Experiential Learning: 5 Years, 5 Options (Skills-Based Volunteerism, Community Engagement, Alt Spring Break, Internships, and Co-ops) 

Executive Engagement Series:  Deloitte
Nick Laughlin, Principal & Mike Callas, Managing Director | Deloitte
9:00AM | Virtual  -  | REGISTER TODAY (Limited Space)

 

Mock Interview with SAP
10:00AM – 12:00PM | Virtual | Limited Space

Maggie McClain, Recruiter – Early Career Talent – SIGN UP TODAY
Patrick Johnson, Recruitment Consultant - Early Talent - SIGN UP TODAY

 

Experiential Learning:  Value, Impact, and Opportunities
11:00AM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area
Join Emily Bennett, Manager of Experiential Learning, along with a panel of students and professionals who can attest to the value and impact of experiential learning. Panelists will also be discussing how they landed opportunities in community engagement, as well as in the workforce.

RSVP not required however if you’d like more information on how to get involved please express your interest today!

 

“How to Get Hired by Microsoft”
Hosted by: Microsoft and Pitt IT
12:00PM | Virtual | REGISTER TODAY
Ever wonder what it takes to get hired at a prestigious company like Microsoft? Join Pitt IT, in partnership with the Career Center at Student Affairs and the School of Computing and Information, for a special event featuring reps from Microsoft as they share what you can be doing to set yourself apart from other candidates while applying for jobs. Learn tips and tricks to set yourself up for success whether you’re a freshman or senior. This event is moderated by Pitt IT Tech Ambassador, Ishika Patel.

 

“Zero to Offer – Identifying and Securing the Right Internship for You”
Hosted by: CSC
1:30PM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area
Looking for an internship?  Please join us to learn more about CSC’s highly successful “Zero to Offer” program, meet recruiters and learn how you can secure the internship you’ve always wanted!

Moderator:  Jamir Grier, President - Pitt Computer Science Club (CSC)

Panelists: 

Linn Bjanes, Software Engineer - Net Health
Jay Mahmood, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Duquesne Light Corporation
Curleta Harris, Technical Recruiter - AEO
Stephanie Haugh, Senior Campus Recruiter - PNC Bank
Jason Rellick, Employer Brand Manager - Aerotech

RSVP not required however those that register will have their resumes shared with presenters. RSVP and upload your resume today!  

 

Hackathons 101:  Survival Guide and Why You Should Participate
3:00PM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area
Join Professor Dmitriy Babichenko and Mackenzie Ball, SCI’s Director of Outreach and Alumni Programs who will give you the scoop on how to be competitive and get the most out of participating in a hackathon while you learn more about the SCI hosted Hackathons Games for Social Good, She Innovates and Steel Hacks!

Interested in learning more?  Want to talk with an SCI staff member about hackathons?  Express your interest here.

Wednesday, September 14: Meet an Executive Day

Please join us to meet executives from regional employers.  Space is limited and an RSVP is required for participation.

 

Julie Straub, Director of IT | PPG Industries
9:00AM | Sennott Square, Room 6329
RSVP - https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cZpbKgf5b3NweBo

 

Jeremy Gill, Director of Technical Services | Duquesne Light Company
1:00PM | Sennott Square, Room 6329
RSVP - https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6hvoNa0U4IBde2a

 

Andrew Figlioli, Senior Director of IT, Julie Prough, Director of IT, Joe Smolenski, Consumer Technology Senior Manager | UPMC
3:00PM | Sennott Square, Room 6329
RSVP - https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bfnPrnWqeygIzjM

 

Thursday, September 15: Prepare for the Career Fair with Professional Development Workshops

 

Mock Interviews with PNC Bank
10:00AM – 3:30PM | Virtual | Limited Space

DJ Gerena, Software ManagerSIGN UP TODAY
Roxanne Hammar, VP Porfolio Manager - SIGN UP TODAY
Adam Drake, Senior Software Services ManagerSIGN UP TODAY
Claire Prykull, Head of StaffSIGN UP TODAY
Linda Squibb, Systems DirectorSIGN UP TODAY
Joe Domizio, Asset Management Group - Information Technology Business AnalysisSIGN UP TODAY

 

Interviewing 101 
Hosted by: Duquesne Light Company
10:00AM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area
Jay Mahmood, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Duquesne Light Company
Betsey Wanzco, IT Workforce Management Specialist - Duquesne Light Company

RSVP is not required; however, those that register will have their resumes shared with presenters. RSVP and upload your resume today!

 

Brand Building for Your Future Employer
Hosted by: Aerotech
11:00AM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area

Stephen Ludwick, Director of Sustaining Engineering - Aerotech
Jason Rellick, Employer Brand Manager - Aerotech

RSVP is not required; however, those that register will have their resumes shared with presenters. RSVP and upload your resume today!

 

Networking 101
Hosted by: UPMC
2:00PM  | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area

Kelsey Witten, Recruitment Lead - UPMC

RSVP is not required; however, those that register will have their resumes shared with presenters. RSVP and upload your resume today!

 

eCommerce Data Analytics & IT Leader Career Path
Hosted by: OASIS

4:00PM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area | RSVP

Moderator: Joy Gimei, Vice President - Pitt OASIS

Panelists:

Clayton Youngs, Sr. Manager, Data Analytics - Thermo Fisher Scientific
Saarang Suryavanshi, Senior Intern, Data Analytics - Thermo Fisher Scientific

 

1:1 Resume Reviews
Hosted by: the SCI Alumni Board
6:00PM – 8:00PM | IS Building, 3rd Floor Theater Area
Need a resume review?  Want confirmation from a seasoned professional that you are on the right track?  Please join us for an opportunity to have your resume reviewed by a member of the SCI Alumni Board.  Please note there is limited capacity and sign up is required. 

In-Person Reviewers:

Jerry Pompa, SCI ’81 & ’87, SVP & Division Manager, Compunetix
Mark Shozda, SCI ’80, Retired CTO, First National Bank
Chris Caruso, SCI ’81, Retired CIO, PPG
Tammy Datri, MSIS ’88, Manager of Business Intelligence & HCM Systems, Grane Healthcare
Denise Callihan, MLIS ’92, Manager Library Shared Services, PPG

Sign up for an in-person appointment HERE.

Virtual Reviewers:

Amelius Carrillo, SCI ‘13 Senior Consultant, Ettain Group

Sign up for a virtual appointment HERE

Friday, September 16:  Corporate Site Visits

Panther Shadows co-hosted by Pitt’s Career Center

Note: Both sites require advance registration. Students are to meet on-site; no transportation will be provided.

11:00AM – 12:00PM | Near Earth Autonomy

Near Earth Autonomy is creating a future where autonomous flight is commonplace and safe. Their work enables a range of unmanned aircraft (i.e., sub-meter to full scale) to operate across multiple applications. SCI students are invited to participate in an on-site visit to learn more about the company, as well as future employment opportunities.

RSVP: https://pitt.joinhandshake.com/events/1110175/share_preview 

 

1:00PM – 2:00PM | Lifeware Labs

Lifeware Labs is an interdisciplinary company combining expertise in soft robotics, signal processing, and machine learning to enable next generation wearable technologies in healthcare. SCI students are invited to participate in an on-site visit to better understand the work they do, the roles they are hiring for, and to build their network. Open to undergraduate and graduate students – willing to sponsor.

RSVP: https://pitt.joinhandshake.com/events/1110097/share_preview