2012 Career & Service Day Fair

Employers

A-C Chiropractic, Inc. / Dr. Alan S. Cason

  • Attending the Fair: Sherry Carr
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Internship opportunities
  • Majors Sought: Business-Administration, Marketing, Computer, Science, Management and Organizational Development

A Small Hand

  • Attending the Fair: Ann McBroom
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Volunteers needed to serve families Thursdays (9-11 & 5-7). A particular need for students with Spanish skills. 2) Volunteers for help with procuring, moving and packing goods, fundraising, recruiting other volunteers, and we always welcome people with ideas for service development and improvement.
  • Majors Sought: All

American Cancer Society

  • Attending the Fair: Annika Dean
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Office/Administrative Volunteer, 2) Event Planning & Relay For Life Volunteers, 3) PR and Marketing Volunteer to promote our ACS Cancer Survivor programs/services locally
  • Majors Sought: Social Work, Communications, Nursing, Management and Organizational Dev, Journalism, Health & Physical Education, Exercise Science, Business Administration, Education

American Health and Wellness Institute

American Shakespeare Center

  • Attending the Fair: Sarah Enloe
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1)Artistic Internships: Costumes, Assistant to the Director/Production Assistant, Assistant to the Stage Manager, Dramaturgy, Casting;
    2) Education Internships: MBC Undergraduate, Academic Resources, Dramaturgical Research, Shakespeare’s Theatres and Archives, Theater Camp (Counselor, Dramaturg, or Historian) Hospitality, Academic Relations/Midsummer Day Camp; 3) Administrative Internships: General Management, Marketing, Development. View more information and application instructions in EMU’s online jobs board
  • Majors Sought: Theatre, Business, Communications, English, Education, History, Library Science

BB&T

  • Attending the Fair: Bobby Moore, Kathy Rowe
  • Upcoming Opportunities: BB&T is looking for talented, independent, and highly motivated individuals who are committed to providing unmatched customer service to our clients. Visit the BB&T Career center at www.bbt.com and apply for opportunities with BB&T.
  • Majors Sought: All

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County

  • Attending the Fair: Lindsey Douglas, Nick Steinbrecher, Susan Totyy
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Program Internship Opportunities – Summer 2012, Fall 2012, 2) Development/Outreach/Recruitment Internship Opportunities – Summer 2012, Fall 2012, 3) Volunteer Mentors (Bigs) – 3 semester commitment, 1-2 hours a week, 4) Special Event Volunteers – Various needs throughout the year.
  • Majors Sought: All

Central America Study and Service (CASAS)

  • Attending the Fair: Byron Peachy, Ann Hershberger
  • Upcoming Opportunities: A 12-week summer program based in Guatemala City, offers an independent summer immersion experience similar to our spring semester cross-cultural program. Coursework includes Spanish language studies, Introduction to Central America, and elective courses chosen from history, peace and justice, anthropology, and religion. Students participate in orientation activities, home stays, internships, and numerous field excursions. Application materials and information are available from the CASAS web site. Students register through EMU with approval from Cross-cultural Programs for credit.
  • Majors Sought: Spanish, Applied Social Sciences, All

Central Virginia Community Services

  • Attending the Fair: Michael Johnson
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Clinician, Counselor, Therapist, Social Worker, Nurse, QMHP/QMHP-E, RN
  • Majors Sought: Psychology, Social Work, Nursing

Dynamic Aviation

  • Attending the Fair: Kelly Shifflett
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Summer Internships
  • Majors Sought: All

Eastern Mennonite Missions

  • Attending the Fair: Sherrie Ober, Jimm Derksen
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Many short-term and long-term mission opportunities throughout the world
  • Majors Sought: Medical, Education, Agriculture

GOEplan Financial Services

  • Attending the Fair: Blaine Smith, Jr., Jeff Goering, Sandy Baugher
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Expanding services into the Harrisonburg, Rockingham County area & have a need for those willing to be trained as: Financial Advisers, Insurance Agents, Office Manager, Investment Brokers, Charitable Planners
  • Majors Sought: Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management & Organization
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Apply by sending résumé & cover letter to Blaine Smith, Jr. at 2511 Ramblewood Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801. In the cover letter, please include a brief description of where you see yourself financially in one, five, & 10 years. After sending your résumé, please call (540-246-9195) or email (blainegoeplan@gmail.com) to arrange a personal interview.

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance

  • Attending the Fair: Kim Kirk, Nicole Martorana
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Currently accepting applications for summer and fall 2012 internships: Organizational Management Internship, Promotions Internship, Special Events Internship, Visual & Social Media Internship. Volunteer opportunities also available at HDR events (full listing of events on website).
  • Majors Sought: Art, Business, Communication, Digital Media, Economics, History, Journalism, Management and Organizational Development, Psychology, Sociology, Writing

Harrisonburg Health & Rehabilitation Center

  • Attending the Fair: Wanda Simmons, Tiffany Hartman
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Charge Nurse position on our skilled rehab unit with a detailed training program to ensure your success in your first nursing position. Growth with our company to forward your career with opportunities for a management position.
  • Majors Sought: Nursing
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Apply online.

Harrisonburg Pregnancy Center

  • Attending the Fair: Nancy Martin, Emily Martin, Rebecca Heine
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Work study, Internship, and Volunteer opportunities including receptioning, client advocacy, support, and event volunteers
  • Majors Sought: Social Work, Nursing, Business/Marketing, Psychology/Counseling

IKON Office Solutions – A Ricoh Company

  • Attending the Fair: Vinnie Paladino, Jesse Warf
  • Upcoming Opportunities: We are interested in identifying serious candidates who are interested in a challenging and rewarding Business to Business Sales Career selling technology and business process improvement solutions.
  • Majors Sought: Marketing and Finance. Business Degree does not necessarily disqualify someone for consideration. We are looking for entrepreneurial, problem solvers who are great listeners.
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Apply by sending cover letter and résumé to Vinnie Paladino at vinnie.paladino@ricoh-usa.com.

Kline May Realty

  • Attending the Fair: Karl Waizecker, Keith May
  • Upcoming Opportunities: We are a residential real estate company and will be happy to talk with students who may be interested in a real estate career. Real estate can be a very rewarding career in that we have the opportunity to help folks with a very important life decision and need.
  • Majors Sought: All

Mennonite Central Committee

Mennonite Mission Network

  • Attending the Fair: Marvin Lorenzana, Mark Fenton
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Service Adventure, Radical Journey, DOOR, Mennonite Voluntary Service, Other
  • Majors Sought: All Majors

Modern Woodmen of America

  • Attending the Fair: Matt Robinson, Jeff Emerson
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Financial Representative
  • Majors Sought: Business, Marketing, Management, Finance, MBA

Nelson Rocks Outdoor Center

  • Attending the Fair: Kellee Waddell, Gatan Waddell
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Seasonal guiding positions: Via Ferrata Guide and Canopy Tour Guide, 2) Customer Service Specialist, 3) Internships are possible for a variety of majors, if the individual has a passion for adventure-based programming
  • Majors Sought: Recreation and Sport Leadership, Outdoor Ministry and Adventure Leadership, Health and Physical Ed, Exercise Science, Environmental Sustainability, Education. If you love adventure and working with people, then you’ll love working here, regardless of your major. Our staff have backgrounds in English, Philosophy, P.E., Biology, GIS, Geology in addition to Recreation-types of degrees.
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Apply for interview by indicating interest and sending résumé with contact information to .

NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center

  • Attending the Fair: Alicia Horst,Theresa Ruggiero
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Part-time position in Client Case Management potentially beginning June 2012, 2) Volunteer positions are available beginning summer or fall 2012
  • Majors Sought: Spanish, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Peacebuilding and Development…

North Fork and Shenandoah Journals, (Additional Website)

  • Attending the Fair: Lauren Jefferson
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Some freelance opportunities may be available
  • Majors Sought: Communication, English, Journalism, Writing

Our Community Place

  • Attending the Fair: Philip Rhodes, Ken Wettig, Sharon Kniss
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) A nine-month discipleship program based at Our Community Farm in New Market, Virginia, running from March through November each year. Those who participate in the program will live in an intentional Christian discipleship community, learn sustainable farming techniques, and assist others who are in recovery from drugs and/or alcohol. 2) For qualified applicants, unpaid internships may be available at Our Community Place.
  • Majors Sought: All majors, especially: Bible and Religion, Biblical Studies, Biology, Social Work, Religious and Intercultural Studies, Philosophy and Theology, Philosophy, Peacebuilding, Peacebuilding and Development, Environmental Sustainability, and Congregational and Youth Ministries
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Apply for interview by indicating interest and sending résumé with contact information to .

Outdoor Learning Center at Horizons

  • Attending the Fair: Wayne Berger, Scott Dovel
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Contract Outdoor Facilitator, 2) Recreation Program Administration
  • Majors Sought: Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, Outdoor Ministry and Adventure Leadership, Recreation and Sport Leadership

PULSE : Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience

  • Attending the Fair: Aaron Yutzy
  • Upcoming Opportunities: PULSE Fellow – be a servant leader who understands and appreciates the importance of the city for the world’s future work in a Pittsburgh non-profit, live with other participants in intentional community, participate in ongoing personal and professional development
  • Majors Sought: All

Riverton United Methodist Church

  • Attending the Fair: Mike Derflinger
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Part-time Director of Worship Arts (part-time or internship) – immediate need is for a Praise Team leader at our 9AM service and musical leadership for our traditional 11AM service. Leading others to connect with the Holy Spirit, exhibiting creative, anointed worship leadership, demonstrating strong piano, guitar, and vocal muscianship, and developing volunteer-based praise ensembles are passions we are looking for. We welcome the individual with additional instrumental musicianship and an interest in drama. Our preference is to hire one individual but we are willing to hire two people. My vision is to see this position grow as giftedness is discovered.
  • Majors Sought: Majors: Music, Biblical Studies, Congregational and Youth Ministries, Theater. Minors: Church Music, Music, Bible and Religion, Theater. Candidates for Masters of Divinity.
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Apply by contacting to indicate interest.

Rockingham Memorial Hospital

  • Attending the Fair: Diane Ray
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Registered Nurses
  • Majors Sought: Nursing

Rosetta Stone

  • Attending the Fair: Emily Wardle, Mollie Crist
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Bilingual (Spanish/English) Customer Success Associate, 2) Customer Care Representative, 3) Bilingual Customer Success Associate- Arabic, Russian,Chinese, or Portuguese, 4) Product Support Specialist
  • Majors Sought: Computer Science, Communication, Spanish, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Shenandoah Valley Builders Association

  • Attending the Fair: Michelle Johnson, Jeremy Blosser, Aaron Yoder
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Internship opportunity in planning, promoting and implementing our Green Expo event at EMU in November
  • Majors Sought: Communications

Shepherd’s Spring Outdoor Ministry Center

  • Attending the Fair: Adam Nelson, Stewart Lentz, Annette Lenker
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Internship as a Program Assistant with Heifer Global Village programs, with possible focus areas in Agriculture and Animal Husbandry or in teaching/education. 2) Internship as Program Assistant for our Elderhostel/Road Scholar program (this internship may lead to possible full time employment, if the intern is interested and other qualifications are met). 3) Summer Camp Staff positions, including: camp counselor, lifeguard, lead counselor, camp nurse, and possible others. 3) A wide variety of volunteer or stipened service opportunities are available throughout the year. 4) Other positions may open in the coming month.
  • Majors Sought: Outdoor Ministry and Adventure Leadership, Management and Organizational Development, Education, Religious and Intercultural Studies, Peacebuilding and Development, Youth Ministry, Peacebuilding, Health and Physical Education, Communication, and Liberal Arts (listed in descending order from most desired)

Steve Wingfield Evangelistic Association

  • Attending the Fair: Jessica Taylor, Vickie Earman
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Administrative Intern, Development Intern, Evangelist’s Assistant/Event Intern, Volunteers welcome!
  • Majors Sought: Accounting, Bible and Religion, Biblical Studies, Business Administration, Communication, Congregation and Youth Studies, Management and Organizational Development, Religious and Intercultural Studies, Youth Ministry
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Apply for interview by contacting Jessica Taylor at 540-236-5987 or jessica@stevewingfield.org.

The First Tee of Harrisonburg

  • Attending the Fair: Randy Combs, Logan Klooster, Adam Broughman
  • Upcoming Opportunities: 1) Summer 2012 Internship, 2) Fall Semester 2012 Internship, 3) Winter semester 2012 Internship, 4) Summer 2013 Assistant Program Director
  • Majors Sought: Physical Education, Sports Management, Recreation and Sport Leadership
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Apply for interview by sending cover letter and résumé to .

Truck Enterprises Inc.

  • Attending the Fair: Edgar Miller, Kyle Coleman
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Sales and Management positions available in different departments in our dealership group
  • Majors Sought: Business Management, Accounting, MBA, Management and Organizational Development

University of Virginia – Human Resources

  • Attending the Fair: Gary Helmuth
  • Upcoming Opportunities: See Jobs@UVA
  • Majors Sought: All

Valley Associates for Independent Living, Inc

  • Attending the Fair: Dana Kidney, Yuliya Zudilina
  • Upcoming Opportunities: Internships to students with a variety of studies including social work, psychology, computer science, marketing, and others. VAIL provides an array of services to individuals with disabilities to remain or transition to the community. VAIL also is working on a state wide registry and training for individuals interested in being hired as personal attendant care providers.
  • Majors Sought: Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, other majors or individuals interested in working with individuals with disabilities

Virginia Mennonite Missions

  • Attending the Fair: Gloria Lehman, Ken Horst, Lars Akerson
  • Upcoming Opportunities: A wide variety of mission and service opportunities.
  • Majors Sought: TESL, Environmental Sustainability, Missions, Social Work

Washington Community Scholars Center

  • Attending the Fair: Emily Benner
  • Upcoming Opportunities: See www.emu.edu/wcsc/internships/search
  • Majors Sought: All
  • Interviews will be conducted prior to the fair! Sign up for interview on the WCSC Appointment Calendar.

Graduate Programs

Center for Justice & Peacebuilding

  • Attending the Fair: Maria Hoover, Amanda Gross
  • Programs: MA in Conflict Transformation, Dual Degree Seminary M.Div. and MACT; Concentrations in Strategic Peacebuilding, Restorative Justice & Peacebuilding, Psychosocial Trauma & Peacebuilding, Development & Peacebuilding, Organizational Leadership & Peacebuilding; Graduate Certificates: Conflict Transformation, Nonprofit Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship, Theology for Peacebuilding
  • Majors Sought: Peacebuilding and Development, all Social Sciences

EMU’s MA in Biomedicine

  • Attending the Fair: Roman Miller, Cheryl Doss
  • Programs: NEW graduate program starting this fall at EMU – check out the website for additional information!
  • Majors Sought: Prerequisite undergraduate science and math courses, additional info on the website.

EMU’s MA in Counseling

EMU’s MA in Education

  • Attending the Fair: Don Steiner
  • Programs: 1. Literacy Agent, 2. Diverse Needs Strategist, 3. Curriculum & Instruction Practitioner. An initial Teaching License Program in TESL is also available. Courses offered year round on EMU’s main campus in Harrisonburg, EMU at Lancaster and Online courses.
  • Majors Sought: Education, Teaching English to Students of Other Languages

Eastern Mennonite Seminary

  • Attending the Fair: Laura Amstutz (will share table with EMU’s MA in Counseling)
  • Programs: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Church Leadership, Master of Arts in Religion, Certificate, Dual Degree in Counseling and Conflict Transformation, Training Programs
  • Majors Sought: All

James Madison University

  • Attending the Fair: Laura Ryman, Kathy Thompson
  • Programs: 52 graduate programs offering master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees
  • Majors Sought: Accounting, Biology, Biochemistry, Business Administration, Computer Science, English, Exercise Science, Health & PE, History, Mathematics, Music, Nursing, Pre-professional Health Sciences, Psychology, Recreation & Sport Leadership

Radford University MBA

  • Attending the Fair: Christopher Niles
  • Programs: Two AACSB-accredited MBA programs 1. Accelerated, Full-time MBA program (offered on the RU campus), 2. Professional MBA Program (offered in Roanoke and Radford). Full-time students can earn their MBA in 16 months while engaging in programs and courses designed to prepare them to become leaders in a diverse global work environment. Professional MBA students can complete their program at the Roanoke or Radford campus in just two years time and will develop relevant skills and knowledge that will benefit their careers during their coursework, not just after receiving the degree.
  • Majors Sought: Students with demonstrated knowledge of Accounting, Economics, Finance and Statistics.