Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Law &Order : Job Search Edition

Wednesday, November 14th4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sewall Center- International Suite

Did you ever wonder how what you do in college might affect your employment or graduate school prospects?  This program will provide an overview of typical screening methods including background checks (driving records and criminal), drug and alcohol tests, credit history reports, investigative consumer reports and employment verification practices.   Legal issues associated with background checks and employment screening will be covered as well as specifics about the ARD program and expungements.  The topic of social media will also be addressed.  A panel of employers and graduate school representatives will discuss their screening practices and respond to student questions.  (Students will have the opportunity to submit questions confidentially.) 

A complete list of speakers is included below:

Sid Zonn:  Vice President and General Counsel- RMURalston Jackson:  Partner - Odermatt & JacksonScott Irlbacher:  Director of Special Programs & Student Community Standards- RMUShelly Haser:  Department Head of Education- RMUAlexandra Linsenmeyer:  Director of Admissions - University of Pittsburgh School of LawJaime Opel:  Investigator - USISJonalyn Paulick:  Vice President - PNC Bank

Please RSVP by November 13th
This program is sponsored by the Career Center.  To ensure we have enough seating and handouts, please RSVP to Beth Miller atmillerb@rmu.edu by November 13th if you plan to attend.

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