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!

Help us to …

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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