Walter Robins | July 18, 2016 | Kent State University

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Walter Robins

Associate Applications Developer
Platform and Integration Solutions, Information Services
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

I am responsible for developing, troubleshooting, implementing, maintaining and supporting back-end code for the kent.edu public website, as well as many of our internal-facing web applications and workflows. 

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

November 2015

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Before graduating from Kent State University with my B.S. in Digital Sciences in May 2015, I worked for three years as a student employee. I began doing IT desktop support for Recreational Services at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center in the summer of 2012 before switching to development for Information Services in the spring of 2014.

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

In addition to having a beautiful campus, Kent State’s proximity to a phenomenal college town keeps me close. There’s always something to do in downtown Kent!

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Kent State has demonstrated exemplary professional support for students by offering meaningful employment and experience relevant in their educational field. As a student employee, I was always treated with the same respect and consideration as full-time staff members. I feel extremely fortunate to have had the support and guidance of the full-time staff during my time as a student, and to have the opportunity to join their ranks myself.

RESIDES IN:

Kent, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Fort Collins, Colorado

EDUCATION:

B.S. Digital Sciences, Kent State University

HOBBIES:

Outdoors, I enjoy cycling, skiing, skating and hockey. Indoors, I can usually be found either gaming or working on a side programming and/or web project.