Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Seminar: Wireless Solutions to Prevent Decubitus Ulcers

A seminar on Wireless Solutions to Prevent Decubitus Ulcers: Preventive Weight Shifting Guide, Monitor, and Tracker App for Wheel Chair Users with Spinal Cord Injuries (Phase II) was presented by UMD Professor Arshia Khan at the UMTC.

For more information see link

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Health Partners - Duluth, MN
Web Support Intern
Temporary/Full-Time, M-F

Job Description
Looking for an excellent opportunity to showcase your computer expertise? The HealthPartners Duluth Regional Technology Center is seeking an intern with an interest in developing their computer programming, quality assurance and web development skills. This highly motivated candidate will work on various projects related HealthPartners business systems.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist the Regional Technology Center team with IS&T project support. This is a full-time paid ($10/hour) position, working up to 40 hours per week with a flexible schedule.

* Assist experienced programmers with process enhancements
* Assist with Quality assurance activities
* Help develop up-to-date documentation
* Assist with team website maintenance and enhancements
* Other computer related projects

Required Qualifications:
* Enrolled in or a recent graduate of a Management Information Systems program or Computer Science program
* Excellent computer skills, must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
* Experience in computer programming languages
* Excellent listening and writing skills
* Must be flexible
* Excellent communication skills
* Able to work independently and in a team setting

Preferred Qualifications:
* Interest in healthcare field

To Apply:
HealthPartners is nationally acclaimed for providing outstanding patient care. HealthPartners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To see a complete job description and/or to apply for this position, please and search for Job ID #39123.

SW Eng at Intel - Oregon

Intel - Hillsboro, OR
Software Engineering Web Development

This message comes from Luke Johansen, a 2015 UMD CS graduate who is now at Intel, regarding a software engineering web development position at Intel:

"Please have students apply online at: as well as email my manager Mei directly at: They could also CC me They should provide a useful subject line that includes something like: "UMD referred student for Software Engineering position" or something that stands out and we know where these applicants are coming from."

Monday, March 28, 2016

Richfield Public Schools Systems Admin

Richfield Public Schools
Technology Systems Administrator

Richfield Public Schools is looking for a Technology Systems Administrator to join our technology team. The technology department provides infrastructure and technology support for approximately 4,200 students and 600 employees between 8 buildings. Our environment includes approximately 1,600 desktop/ laptop computers and 900 student personal learning devices (Chromebooks & iPads). Our district continues to expand digital learning opportunities through increased personal learning devices. Our infrastructure was completely rebuilt and redesigned in the summer of 2015 and contains all new Extreme Network equipment, Extreme wireless, NEC VOIP phones, AVST voicemail, dedicated HVAC data closets, and wiring. Application and detailed job description is on-line at

Anthony M. Padrnos; Ed.S.
Director of Technology
Richfield Public Schools

Duluth YMCA Info Tech Specialist

Duluth Area Family YMCA
Information Technology Specialist - Intern

Position Summary: Provide technology troubleshooting, network support, and training on the Y's technology infrastructure.

Essential Functions:
1. Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to technology, including computers, printers, copies, phones, and fitness technology.
2. Monitor network status and provide maintenance and updates.
3. Assist with long range technology planning and budgeting.
4. Provide group and one-on-one training to staff.
5. Work with service providers and consultants from the community.

We are very open to using your creative ideas and knowledge to enhance your experience during your internship. This position has flexibility for creativity and new ideas.

YMCA Competencies: Mission Advancement:
Accepts and demonstrates the Y's values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising. Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person's point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others. Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members. Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Required Qualifications:
1. Pursuing AAS/BS/BA in Computer Sciences, IT, or other related field.
2. Experience with basic troubleshooting of Windows-based systems.
3. Able to work both on own initiative and as part of a team.
4. Knowledge Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange preferred.

Desired Qualifications:
Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and experience with WordPress preferred

Interns do receive a YMCA membership during their internship. They also will receive a great experience working in the non-profit sector with one of the largest non-profit organizations in the nation. We will work with you and your school to assist you in receiving college credit. It is the responsibility of the student to determine if academic credit is available through his/her degree program.
Contact Information: Gina Miller Volunteer & Internship Coordinator Duluth Area Family YMCA 302 West First Street | Duluth, MN 55802 (P) 218 722 4745 ext 159 (F) 218 722 4746 (E) (W)

Application Process:
* YMCA Internship Application (found at
* Cover Letter
* Resume
* Two letters of recommendation

 Contact Information:
Gina Miller Volunteer & Internship Coordinator Duluth Area Family
YMCA 302 West First Street | Duluth, MN 55802
(P) 218 722 4745 ext 159 (F) 218 722 4746 (E) (W)