Engineering & Technology

Welcome to Pitt’s Engineering & Technology Career Community! Students in this field have a variety of career interests including Aerospace, Medical Equipment, Chemicals, Electronics, Telecommunication, Government, Transportation, Banking, Energy, Consulting, Defense, and more.  The resources in this community will give you confidence in your job or internship search.

This online community is designed to assist you with industry resources, career advice, resume samples, job and internship search information, networking opportunities, and events to help you explore relevant career options.

Why is Relevant Experience So Important?

Understanding What Relevant Experience Means

Posted by Glassdoor Team Last Updated June 29, 2021

Having relevant experience is important before applying for a job. For a vacancy that receives several applications, employers will need to save time while going through …

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Student Spotlight: “Advice I Wouldn’t Have Thought Of” 

Richie Brigandi used to apply to dozens of jobs, scouring Handshake and LinkedIn for openings, examining the websites of medical device companies, and interviewing with numerous places with no success. The spring 2020 graduate would re-check all the sites every …

By Dionna Dash
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Student Spotlight: “Do Everything in Your Power”

When Ryan Costenbader first toured Pitt’s campus, he was intrigued by the Career Center’s internship guarantee program. Wanting to secure his guaranteed internship as soon as possible, the information science major attended his first career fair as a freshman, but …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Student Spotlight: “Fun, Mad Science” 

If Sam Taylor’s being honest, he regrets his interactions with the Career Center. Not his interactions once he began searching for a job and regularly consulting the Center, but rather his interactions from before his job search, when he virtually …

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Student Spotlight: “Go Where You’re the Right Fit”

Upon graduating in fall of 2021, Matt Biederman had it all. The mechanical engineering major had done a slew of internships and had secured multiple full-time job offers. The only issue – he couldn’t decide which offer to accept. To solve …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Engineering & Technology Resources

Career Center Resources

Resume Samples

Connect with Alumni

  • Pittsburgh
  • Global Manager - Product Sustainability PPG
  • Pittsburgh
  • (Retired) VP of Supply Chain Management Evoqua Water Treatment
  • Pittsburgh
  • Senior Development Manager Direct Energy
  • Houston
  • CEO The Dragonfly Consulting Group
  • Pittsburgh
  • Group Information Technology Director Howmet Aerospace
  • Pittsburgh
  • Global Director of Product Engineering MSA Innovation, Inc.
  • Pittsburgh
  • Chief Information Officer System One Holdings, LLC
  • Glenshaw, PA
  • Research Librarian RQM+
  • San Diego, CA
  • Innovation Engineer EDF Renewables North America
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Senior Quality Engineer Smith & Nephew

Did you know?

95% of Class of 2020 Pitt graduates with degrees in engineering and technology reported that they were working or enrolled in graduate school within six months after graduation. Visit our Success After Pitt site to check out the details! *Other positive career outcomes included military or volunteer positions.

Career Center In-Person Services

  • Address: 200 William Pitt Union
  • Phone Number: 412-383-4473
  • Hours: Front Desk open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
  • Consultant Drop-In Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm
  • Internship Team Drop-In Hours: Monday-Thursday, 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Career Center Virtual Services