Education, Cultures & Human Services

Welcome to Pitt’s Education, Cultures & Human Services Career Community! Students interested in these careers often like to instruct, advocate, mentor, research, guide, and assist both individuals and communities. They are concerned with issues like social justice, equality, educational access and attainment, mental health, and individual and community wellness. Possible explore positions include teaching, instructing, social work, counseling, guidance, advocacy, and community development.

There can be overlap between Education, Cultures & Human Services and other career communities. As you review the information below, consider the wide range of career options open to you with your academic training, skills, interests, and experience.

How to Break Into Government Jobs

Wondering how to get started working in PR, entertainment, finance, or another profession? Over the next two weeks, we’re putting together guides to breaking into these cool fields and more, brought to you by those who know it best. Keep …

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Finding Your Why in Curriculum Development

When you’re working in curriculum development— or truly anything— it’s important to remember your why. This is especially true when you’re working in curriculum development online as a freelancer or business owner.

Teacher entrepreneurship comes with a lot of ups …

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Human Services Career Cluster

Human Services Career Cluster Overview

The human services career cluster contains jobs that deal with families and human needs. Human services workers help people manage the many mental, emotional, and practical demands of everyday life, such as finding a home, …

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22 Types of Non Profit Jobs and Careers

 

What types of paid nonprofit jobs or careers are there? In this video I share 22 paid jobs you could get working for a nonprofit organization. #Nonprofit #Nonprofits If you are thinking of working for a nonprofit or social …

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Meet Pitt’s Tech Ambassadors

Have you heard of the Skills Gap?  According to Indeed.com, a skills gap, is the difference between an employee’s skills and the skills a company requires for a specific role.  When an organization lists required skills on a job description, …

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Education, Cultures & Human Services Resources

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  • Mt Laurel Township, NJ
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  • Harrisburg, PA
  • Executive Director Pennsylvania Legislative Data Processing Center
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Interim Executive Director Northside Leadership Conference
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Assistant Director of Kessler Provost Scholars University of Pittsburgh
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  • Software Engineer II Rimsys Regulatory Management Software
  • Orlando, FL
  • Client Services Associate proSapient
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Manager of Recruitment Programming University of Pittsburgh
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  • Professional Trainer Daybreaking Ideas
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  • Clinical Social Worker- Rheumatology and Endocrinology UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

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Did you know?

88% of Class of 2020 grads pursuing careers in education, cultures and human services were working or enrolled in graduate programs within 6 months of graduation. Top employers included the Work History Center and the U.S. Census Bureau, while top schools included Pitt, Michigan and Miami. Visit our Success After Pitt site to check out the details!

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