6 Month Co-Op Offered by CHC Alum (January through June 2017)

This is the first year for a fantastic opportunity for CHC students ONLY!  Christian Minich, a graduate of CHC in 2012 is offering the below data analyst co-op opportunity.  It is available to all majors regardless of previous experience with databases or technical proficiency.  Christian wants thinkers who love to solve problems first and foremost.  He can teach you the technology you’ll be using to solve problems as part of a team.  I can’t over emphasize how cool this is and how much it will alter your professional trajectory should you do this experience.  Please review the job and email me if you have any interest in applying. 


Position: Clinical Data Analyst – Co-op

Company Description:

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has been the birthplace of many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. As the nation’s first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, CHOP has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved the lives of countless children. Today, that same spirit of care and innovation continues. That’s why US News and World Report named CHOP in a first place tie on its Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals for 2011-2012.


Job Description:

Clinical Data and Analytics team provides that information that CHOP needs to improve the lives of patients. We are responsible for empowering users with data across the institution, providing a unique blend of clinical, technical, and analytical expertise. We believe that analytics and data can improve outcomes, optimize processes, and reduce costs. We hire smart, curious people who can bring together clinical, operational, and financial data and deliver insights.

What you’ll do

  • Independently manage projects from beginning to end
  • Create new data sets and build reporting/analytical solutions
  • Analyze healthcare data for key insights and deliver a summary of findings

We’re looking for people who

  • Can learn new techniques quickly
  • Are able to synthesize a complex problem
  • Are curious and pursue many interests
  • Are enthusiastic about change
  • Are motivated by mission
  • Communicate clearly
  • Are a team players
  • Have, or want to have, knowledge of at least one programming language (optional)
  • Have, or want to have, a basic grasp of statistical concepts (optional)

Co-Op Start Date – Mid January through June (6 months)

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Support Intellectual Freedom- Read Banned Books Aloud!


The IUP English Department, in partnership with the English Graduate Organization,IUP Libraries, and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, will host a Banned Books Read Out in the atrium of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28. The Banned Books Read-Out celebrates the freedom to read while bringing awareness to censorship challenges to favorite books and to the ongoing fight to maintain intellectual freedom in schools and libraries across the nation. Students, staff, faculty, and the community are invited to attend. Join us to Read Out your favorite passages from Banned Books—or simply to listen and learn about the censorship issues that affect us all. Refreshments! Prizes! Vouchers! Join us for a lively celebration of our freedom to read.

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Point-Counterpoint Debate

The Student Activity Committee (STATIC) invites you to Point-Counterpoint: A Debate with CNN Contributors Dan Pfeiffer and S.E. Cupp.  This should prove to be an academically meaningful event for all members of the IUP campus community, and quite relevant given the upcoming presidential election, which is predicted to be one of the most divisive in United States history, between former U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and businessman Donald Trump.

The event will take place on Thursday, October 6, 2016, in Fisher Auditorium.  Doors will open at 6:00 PM and the event will begin at 7:00 PM.  This is a FREE event, and is open to the entire IUP campus community.  Anyone wishing to attend must obtain a (free) ticket from the HUB Box Office, located in the Hadley Union Building.

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Free Fine Arts Event! September 23rd


Brandon Burk, a professional actor who graduated from IUP with a degree in theater, will perform his one-person show Invention on Friday, September 23, at 8:00 p.m. in the HUB Ohio Room. The performance is free to the public and is part of his nearly week-long residency with students and faculty. Continue reading