Engineering and Technology- The Job and Internship Search

Tips on Searching for  Engineering and Tech Jobs/Internships

The Engineering and Technology career field requires specialized high skills, thus, representing an opportunity for professionals to enjoy what they do along with a prosperous financial reward. As a new graduate or …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Tips on Searching for Science Jobs/Internships

Tips on Searching for Science Jobs & Internships

The Sciences career field requires specialized high skills and laboratory techniques, thus, representing an opportunity for professionals to enjoy what they do along with a prosperous financial reward. As a new graduate …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Navigating Your Major and Career Journey: The Importance of Understanding Your Values

When exploring careers, many consider whether an occupation will be personally fulfilling to them or not. This personal fulfillment can come in many different forms. For example, some folks are most satisfied by helping others, while others find joy in …

By Holly Schultz
Holly Schultz
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Share your Thoughts on the Career Center!

The University of Pittsburgh Career Center is committed to providing exceptional career development services that meet the evolving needs of our diverse student body. We want to ensure our offerings are truly valuable and resonate with you!

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By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Assistant Director
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Career Paths for Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Graduates

Sociology, the study of human relationships and social behavior, examines the intricate patterns and relationships that manifest between individuals, groups, and institutions. Students pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in sociology examine social interactions scientifically and analytically in institutions like religion, family, …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Why Consider a Career in Local Government?

As a whole generation of baby boomers begins to retire, we in local government are searching for energetic learning-oriented younger workers and talented second- or third-career older workers. Public service is a wonderfully fulfilling career for a number of reasons:

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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The Pay Gap Stops Here: Women’s Guide to Overcoming Obstacles in Salary Negotiation

Ash Serrano, MAMC

April 20, 2023

We all know women are paid significantly less than their male counterparts, and the data is overwhelmingly clear.

Yet, it’s still an issue. According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, women earn 82 cents …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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ALTERNATIVES TO TEACHING: 20 COMPANIES THAT HIRE TEACHERS

If you are thinking about leaving the field of education and are looking for alternatives to teaching, here are some ideas you can use to begin brainstorming a new career. You can use various skills from the classroom which can include …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Working in Publishing: An Insider’s Guide

his article was written in collaboration with publishing professionals Alice SullivanAlyssa MatesicRebecca HeymanDominic WakefordMary-Theresa HusseyMarie O’ShepherdAndy Meaden, and Nancy Tan.

Working in publishing is the dream job for …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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40 Careers in Higher Education (With Salaries and Duties)

Colleges and universities employ a variety of individuals to support their daily operations. Since these institutions have many departments and employ both administrative and academic staff, you can choose from a wide range of careers. If you’re interested in a career …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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