You can apply for opportunities through the Student Center, under the Center for Career Development, Winter Break Opportunities.

Applications are due by November 6 by 11:59 p.m.

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See what students have to say about their experience. Students Comments on the value of Job Shadowing and Career Networking Dinners.  Want to learn more about Career Networking Dinners?  See our blog post "Demystifying Career Networking Dinners"

Information Technology/Computer

Networking Dinners:

Willmington, DE - Kevin Loney, P'2019, Director of Data Solutions Delivery, Barclays

New York, NY - Linda Mazzo-Ill P'2019, Executive Account Manager, OnX Enterprise Solutions, and Charles Ill P’2019, Sales Executive at IBM. We have had careers at Sun Microsystems, HP, IBM and British Telecom, as well as smaller companies such as Agilysys and OnX that provide technology solutions to mid-size and fortune 500 companies. Our discussion would include trends in business that are impacted by ever changing and every growing technology areas (i.e. data analytics). What it is like to be in high tech sales, career paths and potential job opportunities in the technology/computer field.  There is a possibility they will ask some co-workers to join as well.  Perfect opportunity to be a part of a group event!  DINNER DATE: TBD

Camp Hill, PA - Bill Pyron ‘1983, Senior Professional Specialty Sales Representative, Allergan Pharmaceuticals;  Brian Rusignuolo '98, Senior VP and Chief Information Officer, Select Medical Corporation - graduated from Gettysburg with a BA in Environmental Studies and a minor in Mathematics; MBA from Penn State in 2013. Comfortable speaking to students that are interested in the following areas: computer science, technology, business analytics, business, healthcare, physical therapy or nursing. My department has several different areas of focus within the information services or information technology sector.

Pittsburgh, PA - Liz Williams ‘2013, Associate Director, Donor Recognition, Carnegie Mellon University; Sierra Green '11, Archivist; Senator John Heinz, History Center; Rachael Surmick '12, HomeOwnership Center Manager, Neighborworks Western PA; Emily Hammel '10, Associate Council, Allegheny County Office of Conflict Counsel; Dave DeBore '13, Assistant Director of Admission, Carnegie Mellon University; Rachael, Dave, and Liz are all in a Masters graduate program at CMU

Job Shadowing:

Donna Bourke Kieffer ‘1992, Senior Sales Manager, Pandora (Location: New York, NY)  Shadow Description: Shadowing Gettysburg Alumni/current Pandora employees throughout the day in the Ad Operations, Client Services and Sales & Marketing Departments. We will also coordinate presentations around our Music Makers, Legal, Recruitment and Internships Departments. (

John Fay, P'2018, P'2015 CEO, INTTRA. (Location: Parsippany, NJ) Shadow Description: Opportunity to observer the day-to-day responsibilities of a CEO and sit in on executive meetings.  Will rotate between various executives/departments.  INTTRA is ocean shipping’s leading e-marketplace where companies go to ship efficiently and gain insights to grow. Backed by over 50 carriers and the world’s largest network of ocean shippers, INTTRA technology changes the way our industry connects and does business with one another.  More than 22% of our world’s trade begins at INTTRA – and with unique visibility into 35% of global container traffic, only INTTRA users can access the big picture insights needed to better collaborate, share knowledge, and manage shipments around the world.  Multiple senior manager meetings are held on Mondays.

Sam Simons, '1990, President – Data Delivery, OEM Controls, Inc. (Shelton, CT). Shadow Description: OEM Controls is a family owned manufacturer of rugged custom electronics for equipment in the off-highway market. We have marketing, sales, engineering, R D, IT, production, accounting and HR functions. We often have cross functional project meetings during the day. We have several technical, mechanical, electronic, and software design meeting.

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