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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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Students with dis/abilities and neurodiversity

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First Generation Students

Four Resources for Students with Disabilities Transitioning from School to Work

Congratulations to this year’s high school, vocational/technical school and college graduates! Earning your degree or certificate is a great achievement and you should be very proud of your hard work!

Now that you have reached this milestone, you may be …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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20 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out

For every resume in existence, it seems there are 100 articles, webinars, seminars, and blog posts about how to improve your resume.

Here, I’ve distilled down 20 of the best tips I’ve found for a stand out resume in the 

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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8 Skills Military Veterans Bring to the Workplace

Veterans add incredible value to the workplace. A former member of the armed forces has a unique and powerful skillset that can greatly benefit any company they work for—and we’ve seen it in action at MetLife.

Here are eight skills veterans …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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Coming Out at Work

Coming out at work can seem like a challenge, but it may also relieve the daily stress of hiding who you are. In 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Bostock v. Clayton County that makes …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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6 Tips for Women Graduates Entering the Workforce

The world needs balance and diversity in its leaders. As the CEO and cofounder of a leading financial technology company, I have some advice for young women graduates looking for or settling into their first jobs. Here are tips I’ve …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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