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Applications are due by November 6 by 11:59 p.m.
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Willmington, DE - Kevin Loney, P'2019, Director of Data Solutions Delivery, Barclays
Camp Hill, PA - Bill Pyron ‘1983, P‘, Senior Professional Specialty Sales Representative, Allergen 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
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. (www.pandora.com)
Jason Dury ‘1987, Managing Director, Prevail Services Group, LLC (Location: , DC) Shadow Description: *U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED* I am a multi-industry consultant. My clients and contacts represent the following sectors: Defense Industry, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Higher Education, Information Technology, Insurance, and Risk Management. My specific areas of focus include Insider Threats, and Global Security (physical security, intelligence analysis, country and political risk, travel safety, executive protection support, and threat & vulnerability assessments). If I don't have appointments lined up with clients that focus on any of those topics during the shadow dates, I will do my best to set up briefings or discussions for the participants.
James Kerr P‘2019, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Unisys (Location: Blue Bell, PA) Shadow Description: I run global communications for Unisys, a $3.4 billion information technology company based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. Our group handles external communications (public relations, client communications, and social media communications) as well as internal communications.
Timothy Quinn P‘2019, Chief Information Officer, U.S. Geological Survey (Location: Reston, VA) Shadow Description: Depending upon the interest of the student we could provide a variety of opportunities that occur at the USGS national headquarters. These include: Information Technology, Data Science and Modeling, Water Science, Chemistry, Geo Science, Hazards (volcano and earthquake) Science and Monitoring, Ecosystems Management, and Office of Communications.
Brian Rusignuolo ‘1998, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer, Select Medical (Location: Mechanicsburg, PA) Shadow Description: U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED: Select Medical is one of the nation's largest providers of specialized care. Select Medical’s more than 40,000 employees operate or support more than 100 hospitals specializing in long-term acute care, 17 inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, and nearly 1,500 outpatient centers offering physical and occupational therapy and/or occupational medicine. It also offers physical therapy and/or athletic training to approximately 300 high schools, colleges, and professional sports teams. In addition, it also provides medical rehabilitation services on a contracted basis to more than 400 nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living and senior care centers, schools and work sites. Come work with a professional, challenging organization and gain working experience in conjunction with your educational studies. This will be a valuable asset as you explore future career opportunities. Opportunities in Data Quality, Human Resources, Health Information, Management, Legal, Accounting and Finance, and Information Services.
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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