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2/20/2019
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Information Services
PPG Primers Information Technology
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PPG Industries | Pittsburgh, PA
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Job Description

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

* Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
* You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
* Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
* Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.
* You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

PPG Primers - Information Technology

PPG Prime is a highly selective program with a primary goal of developing PPG's future leaders. The program starts with Primers, a freshman focused program giving selected students the opportunity to build professional skills and engage with top leaders in PPG's businesses. This multi-day program is held once a year at our global headquarters in Pittsburgh.

Selected students from Primers will be offered an internship within our Global Information Technology track giving them the opportunity to assume real responsibilities and gain work experience. Within each of our different rotations, participants are given challenging work projects designed to expose students to different opportunities and stretch their academic knowledge. Each rotation will feature a different focus and a committee of PPG's senior business leaders will oversee your progress and development throughout the program to help support your personal and professional growth.

Tracks could include rotations focused in:

* Business Analysis
* Cyber Security
* Data Science
* Project Management
* Software Development

Typical programs include two or three rotations and each rotation lasts between 10 and 16 weeks.

Selection criteria for Primers

Candidates will be evaluated and selected on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership potential, communication skills, and interest in a career in information technology.

To qualify for the Primers program, students must:

* A first year student enrolled and focused in one of these academic programs:
* Computer Science
* Cyber Security
* Data Science
* Management Information Systems
* Other related field
* As a full-time undergraduate student, maintain a 3.2 GPA.
* Ability to relocate to Pittsburgh and work a minimum of 10 weeks in each rotation.
* Be a citizen of the U.S. or possess authorization to work in the United States on a permanent basis.
* Be available for the entire Primers program.

To continue within the program, students must maintain enrollment in one of the above listed programs and keep the GPA requirement.

Full-time opportunities

PPG Prime intern students will be considered for full-times employment opportunities during their senior year. Performance during students' academic career and performance during their PPG rotations will be important factors in the employment decision.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing ppgaap@ppg.com.

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:

http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

About PPG Industries

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) is a global supplier of protective and decorative coatings. The Company operates in six segments: Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings, Architectural Coatings, Optical and Specialty Materials, Commodity Chemicals and Glass. The Performance Coatings, Industrial Coatings and Architectural Coatings segments supply protective and decorative finishes for customers in a range of end use markets, including industrial equipment, appliances and packaging; factory-finished aluminum extrusions and steel and aluminum coils; marine and aircraft equipment; automotive original equipment, and other industrial and consumer products. In July 2008, the Company acquired Vanex, Inc. In September 2008, PPG acquired the automotive refinish coatings business of the Bonny Coating-Made Co., Ltd. (Bonny), in Guangzhou, China. The business will operate as an indirect subsidiary of PPG. On January 2, 2008, PPG completed the acquisition of SigmaKalon Group, a coatings producer based