Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Non-Profit Job Fair

For Immediate Release
Contact:Nancy Cifrulak
Monday, January 28, 2008
Career Services

University of Pittsburgh (412) 648-7130 – ph

Pittsburgh Nonprofit Job and Internship Fair

Pittsburgh, PA – On Tuesday, February 5, 2008, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm the first annual Pittsburgh Nonprofit Job and Internship Fair will be held at the University of Pittsburgh’s William Pitt Union (WPU). The event is open to undergraduate and graduate students from colleges and universities in the Western Pennsylvania area, as well as interested parties from the general public. Nearly seventy nonprofit organizations will be on hand to speak with attendees about job and internship opportunities. The event is being co-sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, Point Park University, Robert Morris University and the University of Pittsburgh, with generous funding from The Forbes Funds. There is no admission fee for job-seekers. Pre-registration is not required.

Speakers include:

Keynote Address: “Investing in the Next Generation Leadership”
9:30am-10 am WPU, Lower Lounge, Main Floor
Diana Bucco, President, The Forbes Funds

Breakout Session 1: “Growing or Building Your Career in the Nonprofit Sector”
11 am-12 pm WPU, Dining Room A, First Floor
Peggy Outon, Executive Director
The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management
Robert Morris University

Breakout Session 2: “How to Find a Job/Internship in the Nonprofit Sector and Realistic
1 pm – 2 pm Compensation Expectations”
WPU, Dining Room A, First Floor
R. Todd Owens, Manager, Dewey & Kaye

Breakout Session 3: “Climbing the Career Ladder in the Nonprofit Sector: Experiences of
3 pm – 4 pm Young Professionals”
WPU, Lower Lounge, Main Floor
Dave Coplan, Executive Director, Human Services Center; Director, Mon Valley Providers Council
Evan Frazier, President & CEO, Hill House Association
Vivien Luk, Community Resources Officer, The Forbes Funds
Erin Molchany, Executive Director, Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project
Nicole Molinaro, Executive Director, Communities In Schools of
Pittsburgh – Allegheny County

For more information log onto: http://www.careers.pitt.edu/events/pittsburghnonprofit/index.html

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