Archive for 2020

April 2

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid and terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you.”

Deuteronomy 31:6



Resources for issues related to COVID-19

Messiah College seeks to provide employees with access to various resources to assist them during this time of uncertainty. Please see the attached document for information related to COVID-19 such as access to virtual medicine treatment, the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act and access to counseling services.

Virtual employer events

Please see below for a listing of alumni and employers who are looking forward to connecting with you virtually during our online info sessions. We anticipate that more sessions will be added soon. Check out our Upcoming Events page for an up-to-date listing of all sessions.  ______________________________________

PA Counseling Services, Thursday, March 26, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Are you interested in finding out more about a local human service agency? Learn more about the many career and job opportunities at PA Counseling Services by attending this informative virtual event. Register at

Louisa Mfum Mensah ‘12, special assistant to the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, Friday, March 27, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join Louisa for a virtual career chat to learn more about her amazing job and her career path since college. Register at

Joanna Barnhouse ‘11, director of development, Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, Tuesday, March 31, 2 – 3 p.m.

As director of development for the CCCU in Washington, D.C., Joanna works to secure philanthropic funding to advance faith and intellect for the common good. Her responsibilities include building a new office; soliciting and stewarding major gifts, grants, and leadership gifts; and managing all donor records and communication. Prior to working for the CCCU, Joanna was a development officer at Messiah College and a member of the Into the City planning team!

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JFC Staffing, Thursday, April 2, 11 – 11:45 a.m.

The JFC Staffing Companies are in business of connecting outstanding employees with their best-matched companies in the area. Join this session to find out why JFC is an employer of choice for many Messiah grads and interns!  Just imagine getting to help others in their job search; helping them to meet their personal goals; collaborating with local companies on how to meet the demands of their daily business….The rewards of working with JFC are endless!

Register at

Clark Associates, Tuesday, April 7, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Find out why Clark Associates is an employer of choice for many Messiah College graduates! This informational virtual presentation will feature a panel of alumni who are employed by Clark. Student attendees will learn about the organization and the many job and internship opportunities available there.

Register at

Geisinger, Wednesday, April 8, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Geisinger Health System is a regional health care provider to central, southcentral and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Headquartered in Danville, Pennsylvania, Geisinger services over 3 million patients in 45 counties. Geisinger is recruiting for both clinical and non-clinical positions, including patient care (RN, Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, and LPN) customer service, call center, security, lab, behavioral health, etc.

Register at

Valley Health, Thursday, April 16, 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

Based in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Health is composed of six core hospitals, and is proud to be a trusted health and wellness resource for their regional community. Valley Health partners with others to enhance health education, prevention, chronic disease management and accessible healthcare for those with limited resources. Valley Health is actively recruiting nurses and physical therapists.

Register at

Global Data Consultants, Wednesday, April 22, 2 – 3 p.m.

Global Data Consultants is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, they deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting and IT staff augmentation.

Register at

CCRES Educational and Behavioral Health, Thursday, April 30, 2 -3 p.m.

CCRES is a non-profit industry leader providing Educational and Behavioral Health Staffing. They work in partnership with School Districts and Intermediate Units throughout southeastern Pennsylvania, and are seeking dedicated individuals to work with children and adolescents in the school, home and community. Register at

Messiah’s site license to The Chronicle provides unlimited access for everyone whether they are on campus or working remotely.

We’ve heard from a number of institutions about the need to provide administrators, staff, faculty, and students with access to Chronicle content while remote, and we’re here to help. Off-campus users will need an account to log in to If they already have an account, they can click “Log In,” at the top right-hand corner of our homepage. If they don’t have an account, they will simply need to create a free account using their institutional email address (e.g., Our account-registration system will recognize your institution’s domain, and that will provide unlimited access. Remote users can set up a account by visiting this link. Activating an account is as simple as confirming the user’s institutional email address by way of an email with the subject line: “Confirm your email address.” When users sign up, we encourage them to keep up with the latest developments about COVID-19 and its impact on higher education by registering to receive The Chronicle’s Academe Today newsletter each morning. Simple instructions on how to gain access to can also be found here.

If you have questions about access to other library resources during this time, please visit:


Job opportunities

The Graduate Program in Physical Therapy has an opening for a full-time administrative assistant, doctor of physical therapy program. For more information and to apply, please visit: Job-related questions may be directed to Valerie Olson, director, physical therapy program at

The Student Financial Services Department has an opening for a full-time student financial services counselor. For more information and to apply, please visit: Job-related questions may be directed to Catherine Poiesz, director of student financial services at