Internship Networking Event

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internship nightOn Tuesday, March 27th fifteen of our partners from industry came together for the CCSE Internship Networking Event. This Spring marks the 4th event of this kind for the College of Computing and Software Engineering. We have seen an increase in the number of students who are participating in the event and receiving invitations Internship Night 2018to interview for co-ops and internships as a result. We had a total of 90 students in attendance, which is up 20% from Spring 2017. In Fall 2018, we will expand the event to 2 nights, Sept 5 & 6, 6-8pm in the Joe Mack Wilson Ballrooms A & B with 10 companies planned for each night. Many thanks to our industry partners: ADP, All Star Entertainment, Cybriant, Deloitte, Delta, GTRI, InComm, McKenney’s, Pegasystems, Savant, Sayers, Shaw, Travelport, Verifone, and YouAreHere!


 Past Event


Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm

Location: Joe Mack Wilson Student Center Ballroom A (KSU Marietta Campus)

 * Bring plenty of resumes! Get your 60 second elevator speech ready! There will be speed networking!*


  • Attendee: Lee Heisman, Co-Owner

    Attendee: Judd Igler, Co-Owner

    Description:  Savant CTS provides white glove IT support through numerous managed services, including cloud services. We have a client base that ranges many different industries from Medical practices to Law firms. The company is built around several teams, support, security, projects, cloud, and onboarding, which work side by side together to provide our clients outstanding support.

    We are a full-service Information Technology company. We provide comprehensive technical support as well as consulting to various types of businesses, with multiple departments, and we make everything play nice together! We proactively monitor and resolve technical issues as opposed to simply fixing them as they break. In our managed services model, we are highly vested in the long-term success of our client’s technology infrastructure, therefore, resolving the root cause of any issues is our primary goal.


    F-1 Visa (Y/N): N

  • Attendee: Michelle Velazquez, HR Recruiter

    Attendee: Zach Thomas, Software Engineer

    Attendee:  Calvin Nix, Software Engineer

    Description: Pegasystems develops strategic applications for sales, marketing, service and operations. Pega's applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega's Global 500 customers include the world's largest and most sophisticated enterprises. Pega's applications, available on-premises or in the cloud, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients' strategic business needs. Pega's clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use and global scale.

    Skills: Pegasystems has an incredibly unique opportunity for the right person to join a highly-motivated team. We provide software that automates and monitors the user interfaces of desktop applications as well as an analytic product that gives our customers the unique ability to optimize their workforce productivity. Pegasystems uses unique technology build on a .Net backbone that interacts with applications of various technologies, including Java, .Net, MFC, and HTML. Due to our exceptional growth and customer demand, we have an immediate opportunity for a Pegasystems Junior Integration Developer. We are looking for junior developers or recent graduates who are interested in system internals, software analysis and reverse engineering. At Pegasystems, you’ll get the chance to work in a variety of languages and platforms, including x86/x64 Assembly, C/C++, .NET/C#, Java and HTML/JavaScript. Our analytics product is a cloud based application hosted in AWS leveraging big data technologies such as Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Elastic Search, Presto and Hive.

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): N

  • Attendee: Gary Cooper, Operations Manager – Technology Services

    Attendee: Kristian Hernandez, Operations Manager – Automation and Controls  

    Description: McKenney’s is a leader in the world of mechanical engineering and services for 70 years.  Headquartered in Atlanta, McKenney’s has been recognized as one of the best places to work in both the Atlanta and Charlotte markets. Skills Hiring: Computer Science; Computer Engineering; Network Engineering; general PC skills, customer service skills

    F-1 Visa (Y/N):  On a Case by Case basis

  • Attendee: Shawn Graham, Human Resources Manager

    Attendee:  Trevor Sands, Analytic Modeler

    Attendee:  Michael Yamashita, KSU CCSE Student, Co-op


    Description: Shaw is more than 20,000 associates worldwide bound together by a common vision to create a better future. By combining deep market knowledge with new ways of thinking, we drive innovation into our business and set the standard for next generation

    manufacturing. Shaw supplies carpet, resilient, hardwood, laminate, tile and stone flooring

      products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets worldwide.

          Skills: All CCSE Majors

          F-1 Visa (Y/N): No

  • Attendee: Dean Matthews, Sr. Director, Learning & Development

    Attendee: Michael Phillips, Director, Talent Acquisition


    F-1 Visa (Y/N): N

  • Attendee: Emily Sullivan, Campus Recruitment Specialist

    Attendee: Murugesh Mohan, Manager

    Description: As a member of our consulting team, you will partner with business and IT organizations to deliver business-led, technology-enabled solutions that will help these organizations adapt to challenges and opportunities.  From working on agile systems design to supporting large-scale deployments, as a future Deloitte intern you will help advise our clients, cut through complexity, and inspire value-driven decisions.


    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in : Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, IT Security, IT Operations/Administration, Accounting, Analytics, Business, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Operations, Statistics, Supply Chain, Health Administration, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering;  Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.0); Demonstrates interest and aptitude for technology;  Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools such as Excel andPowerPoint; Strong communication skills; Team player

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): Y

  • Attendee: Allison Carter, Campus Recruiting Coordinator

    Attendee: Han Htet, Software Development Engineer II

    Attendee: Amber Whitehead, Business Analyst II

    Description: Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry.  With a presence in approximately 180 countries, over 3,700 employees, and an additional 1,200 employees at IGT Solutions Private Ltd who provide us with application development services, our 2016 net revenue was over $2.35 billion.

    Skills: Big Data Engineering Intern, Big Data & Analytics Intern, Business Analyst Intern, Cyber Security Intern, Data Analytics Intern, Database Administration Intern, Human Resources Intern, Financial Analyst Intern, Project Management Intern, Quality Analyst Intern, Software Development Engineering Intern, Systems Administration Intern, Systems Engineering Intern

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): N

  • Attendee: Brent Phillips, Chief of Staff

    Attendee: Michael Brandsma, Product Manager

     Description: Verifone is one of the world’s largest POS terminal vendors and a leading provider of payment and commerce solutions. We operate in more than 150 countries and employ nearly 6,000 people globally. Our steady growth has come organically, through a dedication to innovation and strategic partnerships, as well as from savvy acquisitions.

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): N

  • Attendee: Andrew Hamilton, CTO

    Attendee: Byron DeLoach, Director of Adaptive Solutions

    Description: Cybriant is a holistic cybersecurity service provider which enables small and mid-size organizations to deploy and afford the same cyber defense strategies and tactics as the Fortune 500. We design, build, operate, and monitor cyber risk management programs.

    Skills: Python Scripting/Programming,SQL (MySQL/MS SQL),Javascript Programming, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis and Statistics, Automation with Python and Ansible, Graph Visualization (, ELK, Python Libraries, Dexjs, etc), Web Development:  CSS, Javascript, XML, HTML5, SQL (Both Frontend and Backend), General scripting for security analysis:  vbscript, macros, PHP, NoSQL, and Graph Databases

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): Y

  • Attendee: Brandon Perry, IT Talent Acquisition Partner



    Description: We are a comprehensive global provider of cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions that unite HR, payroll, talent, time, tax and benefits administration, and a leader in business outsourcing services, analytics and compliance expertise. Our unmatched experience, deep insights, and cutting-edge technology have transformed human resources from a back-office administrative function to a strategic business advantage.

    Skills: Web Developers, Application Developers

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): Y

  • Attendee: Wes Hogarth, Research Technologist II/IT Manager, ELSYS

     Skills: IT, CS, SWE, IS

     Attendee: Jake Robinson, SEAL

     Skills: Signal Processing, MATLAB, VHDL, C embedded programming

    Attendee: Marshall Hopkins, Research Engineer II, ATAS

    Skills: Skills hiring: Computer Science, Information Technology, and Software Engineering


    Description: The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) develops advanced technological solutions and large-scale system prototypes to address the most difficult problems in national security, economic development and overall human betterment. Core research areas include complex and agile systems engineering, sensor design and integration, information management and cyber security, and defense technology development.

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): N

  • Attendee: Steve Weindorf, President

    Attendee: Mandy Pace, Entertainment Consultant

    Description: All-Star Entertainment is among the largest sources of professional entertainment services in the southeast. Since 1988, they have provided award-winning performances from Bands & Stage Shows to Casino Nights, Murder Mysteries and Game Shows. All-Star also rents event decor and high-end audio-visual production equipment. 

    Skills: Google Optimization; We want a self-motivated individual who can use his/her experience in search engine analytics to create an online marketing plan to increase the internet presence of All-Star Entertainment.  

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): Y

  • Attendee: Dana Dojnik, Sr. Director of Strategy

    Attendee: Jason Hillhouse, Lead VR Developer

    Description: You Are Here is an immersive experience lab that helps agencies and brands engage customers with a strategic mix of innovation technologies like Augmented and Virtual Reality for events, marketing, and training all over the world.

     Skills: Unity or Unity3D Developer: We are looking for a Unity or Unity3D Developer to join our IT team! As a Unity or Unity3D Developer at our company, you will be responsible for implementing interactive functionality translating design ideas, concepts, and requirements into a functional and engaging digital experiences.

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): N

  • Attendee: Andrea Thomas, University Recruiter

    Attendee: YaTonya Oliver, IT Manager

    Attendee: Keanen Wold, IT Manager                                       


    Description: Global airline, with its headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.  Delta operates over 5,400 flights daily and serves an extensive domestic and international network that includes 319 destinations in 54 countries on six continents.

    Skills: Possess a solid awareness of Software Development Lifecycle as well as PC hardware components and /or maintenance. Completed at least one year in a 4 year college program with an emphasis in Computer Science, IT, Software Engineering, or related field. Demonstrate strong communication skills, ability to take work direction and work effectively in a team environment. Highly motivated, and comfortable working in a fast paced environment.

    F-1 Visa (Y/N): Yes, F-1 visa/CPT

  • Attendee: Corey Clark, Sr. Architect - Cybersecurity

    Attendee: Kevin Clark, Trusted Cybersecurity Advisor

    Attendee: David Hart, Senior Account Executive

    Description: Sayers is a value-added IT solutions reseller that specializes in infrastructure, security, and professional services. Sayers is a very dynamic and flexible company with a unique work culture dedicated to delivering to our clients at the highest levels and teaming with an expert engineering team. Sayers has built a reputation for providing innovative IT solutions with a personal touch.

         Skills: Jr Security Implementation Engineer, Network & System Administration Intern, Inside Account Representative, Senior Security Implementation Engineer, and Senior

    Solutions Engineer: Networking

     F-1 Visa (Y/N): N

 * Light Refeshments will be served*