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.

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, …

By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Interim Assistant Director
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12 REWARDING HUMAN SERVICES JOBS FOR 2022

12 REWARDING HUMAN SERVICES JOBS FOR 2022

If you are interested in pursuing a career in Human Services then you may be asking yourself, “What are Human Services jobs?” or “What can I do with a degree in Human Services?” …
By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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8 Signs You Were Meant to Work in the Human Services Field

It comes as no surprise that you’re interested in the human services field. After all, not many professionals get the satisfaction of creating such a positive impact through their work each day. Human services is …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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12 Cool Careers for History Buffs

Stella Morrison

Business News Daily Contributing Writer

Updated Aug 03, 2022
Here are 12 unique, history-inspired career paths you can take instead of teaching or academia.

Teaching is not the only job available to those with a history degree; there are …
By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Careers in K-12 Education

By: Drew Polly & Kay Persichitte
Never in the history of K-12 education in America has the access to and demand for using technology to support and extend learning and improve teaching been greater. That said, all indications are that …
By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Connect with Alumni

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  • 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
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Director of Residence Life Nova Southeastern University
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Program Coordinator - MSW Program University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
  • Erie, PA
  • Co-Founder and Director of Education We Are Courageous Kids, LLC
  • Wilmington, NC
  • Account Executive Untappd, Inc
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Dining Services Manager University of Pittsburgh BHAS
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Program and Outreach Coordinator University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
  • Mars, PA
  • Hiring and Engagement Coordinator University of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Asst. Director for Admissions/Alumni Partnerships University 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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