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.

Super Cool Careers for People Who Know a Foreign Language

10 Super Cool Jobs for People Who Know a Foreign Language

Learning a language can change your life—and your career.

In this post, I’ll dive into some of the awesome jobs that become available to someone when they speak …

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Law School Exploration Series: Boston (July 2023)

Join Pitt’s Pre-Law Advisor (Alex Ball) on a tour of five of the top law schools in the Boston area. Over a 3 day period (July 18-20), tour and meet law representatives from Harvard, Northeastern, Boston College, Boston University, and …

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Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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Understanding Human Services vs. Social Work Careers

Many students feel called to pursue a career that would enable them to make a positive difference in the lives of others. If this sounds like you, you may want to consider the fields of human services and social work. …

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Nonprofit Program Director | What I do & how much I make | Part 1 | Khan Academy


Kelly Peaton talks about her responsibilities and compensation as the Director of Education and Workforce Development for the Silicon Valley Organization. This video is part of a new series on Khan Academy covering the responsibilities, requirements, and financial aspects …

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Thriving in the Virtual Working Environment: How to be successful and advance in your career.

Being successful and advancing in the virtual working environment: Here are some suggestions to facilitate your journey and to THRIVE:

Communicate effectively and regularly: In a remote working environment, it’s essential to communicate regularly with your colleagues and managers. Keep …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science
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Education, Cultures & Human Services Resources

The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, whose mission is to build a better government and a …

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Connect with Alumni

  • Pittsburgh
  • Associate Professor and Vice Chair (Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology) University of Pittsburgh
  • Washington DC
  • Foreign Service Officer US Department of State
  • Pittsburgh
  • (Retired) Executive Associate Athletic Director & Associate Dean of Students University of Pittsburgh
  • Glenshaw, PA
  • Research Librarian RQM+
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Director of Finance & Operations Northgate School District
  • Willow Springs, NC
  • Senior Director Global Procurement Marken
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Associate Director, Product Management Provi
  • Washington, DC
  • Student Research Specialist GW Institute of Public Policy
  • Providence, RI
  • Physical Education Teacher Paul Cuffee Charter School
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Child Nutrition Outreach Coordinator Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
  • Boston, MA
  • Research Associate Harvard Business School
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Assistant Director of Philanthropy ACLU of Pennsylvania

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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