Adult Students

Welcome!  This community is space for adult and non-traditional students to access Career Center services and University support. You will find job search resources, ways to connect with on-campus groups, and strategies for identifying employers who meet your unique needs.  These resources compliment the information provided in the Career Communities, where you will find resources for specific industries and areas of study.

To discuss or share additional resources for this affinity group, please contact Carol Balk at carol.balk@pitt.edu.

16 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

What recruiters want to see on your LinkedIn Profile?

1. Headline: The headline of LinkedIn is one that comes along with your profile and is very important. The headline will usually bear your name and job title in it. This …

By Lindsay Fera
Lindsay Fera Employment Development Specialist
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Five Ways to Make College Work as a Non-Traditional Student

Depending on how they’re categorized, non-traditional students account for between one- and two-thirds of college admissions, but in simple terms, a non-traditional college student in the US is anyone who has not entered university studies directly from secondary education or …

By Alexander Ball
Alexander Ball Internship Associate / Pre-Law Advisor
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Non-Traditional Student? Aim For Your Goal

Nontraditional students have busy schedules, and college can sometimes feel like a second job. When you have to work, take care of your family, and go to school, it can be hard to find the time to study, but that …

By Alexander Ball
Alexander Ball Internship Associate / Pre-Law Advisor
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How to Tell if an Employer Actually Supports Working Parents (Before You Accept an Offer)

Maybe you’ve got a dream job prospect dangling right in front of you or perhaps you’re feeling ready for a new challenge, a different boss, or a change of scenery and it’s time to find a new gig.

As a …

By Daisy Dowling - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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