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The Pitt Career Center is committed to supporting your career and professional development. We’ve created a list of resources to support you in your internship and job searches, networking, and other next steps. We’re here for you with guidance and support on your career exploration and preparation, every step of the way.

In addition to these identity-focused resources, be sure to check out additional resources on our website or schedule an appointment here through HANDSHAKE to meet with one of our career or experiential learning consultants. 

The content provided is a continuing work in progress, so please feel free to contact us with additional recommendations and resources that you find valuable.

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First Generation Students

NCAA Feature: When The Playing Days End


The college seniors were gathered in a familiar athletics meeting room on The University of North Carolina at Greensboro campus, chatty and at ease until one unfamiliar question gave them pause.

With help from an NCAA grant, Erin …

By Rachel Stark
Rachel Stark Writer
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Navigating Imposter Syndrome: Overcoming Self-Doubt in the Workplace

Welcome to our blog dedicated to addressing a common challenge faced by many professionals: imposter syndrome. In this article, we will delve into the depths of imposter syndrome, explore its impact on individuals in the workplace, and provide practical strategies …

By Raquel Montalvo Perez
Raquel Montalvo Perez
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Success Is Holding Tight to Your Passions Throughout Your Career

When you find something you’re passionate about or skilled in, find a way to fit it into your career. That’s when you’ll find real success.

Passion is the driving force inside you; it is an intense liking for something that guides your …
By Bassam Kaado
Bassam Kaado Contributing Writer
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The Job Search Process: Applicants with Dis/Abilities.

Tips from Lime Connect: When and How to Disclose for Success

Lime Connect is an organization which focuses on revolutionizing the way people think about disability. Their mission is to “rebrand disability through achievement.”  Lime Connect provides resources, workshops and …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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The Best Way to Figure Out if a Company’s Truly Committed to Diversity and Inclusion

You want to work at a company that genuinely values diversity and inclusion, but it can be hard to separate reality from myth. How do you know if your prospective employer authentically believes in these values, or is just saying …

By Ciara Trinidad, Head of People Development and Inclusion, Lever, Inc.
Ciara Trinidad, Head of People Development and Inclusion, Lever, Inc.
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Featured Resources

Career Center Resources

Career Center In-Person Services

  • 200 William Pitt Union
  • 412-383-4473
  • Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Drop-In Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Career Center Virtual Services