Environment & Sustainability

Welcome to Pitt’s Environment & Sustainability Career Community! 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 career options in your field.  You are invited to schedule a virtual appointment with your career consultant, Ingrid Beute or the Experiential Learning (internship, research and experiential opportunities) here: HANDSHAKE appointments

Law School Exploration Series: New York City, July 16-18

Happy to announce that the Law School Exploration Series 2024 is taking on New York City in Mid July (July 16-18). The Law School Exploration Series is a chance for current and former Pitt students to tour different Law Schools …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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Navigating the Crossroads After Your PhD: Choosing Between Academia and Industry

Completing a PhD is a monumental achievement, but it often leads to a critical juncture: deciding between pursuing a career in academia or transitioning to industry. This decision can significantly impact your future trajectory, making it crucial to weigh various …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Resume and CV Writing Tips – Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Evidence-informed data from sources including the 3rd edition of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Usage Report from Jobscan, shows that most companies today rely on applicant tracking systems (ATS) to help them with the hiring process. These companies do not …
By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Purpose and Key Points – The STEM Resume

Purpose and Key Points – The STEM/Tech Resume

As you navigate through your academic career, working towards your exciting ever-evolving professional goals, you may wonder what the purpose is of a resume. The answer is short: to secure an initial interview …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Developing a strong CV for Your Graduate School Application: How it Differs from a Resume

Embarking on your journey to graduate school involves creating a Curriculum Vitae (CV) that stands out. While a CV can be quite similar to a resume in some aspects, for graduate school applications, it serves a very different purpose. Unlike …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Environment & Sustainability Resources

Job Search Resources – Engineering

Writing a federal resume differs from crafting a resume for the private sector. Federal resumes adhere to specific guidelines and …

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) reads resumes and curriculum vitae by parsing, or electronically analyzing the text. It extracts key …

Career Center Resources

Resume Samples

Writing a federal resume differs from crafting a resume for the private sector. Federal resumes adhere to specific guidelines and …

This resume should be downloaded and can be used as an editable Word document. You will use your own content …

This resume should be downloaded and can be used as an editable Word document. You will use your own content …

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) reads resumes and curriculum vitae by parsing, or electronically analyzing the text. It extracts key …

Connect with Alumni

Reach out to any of these alumni who have shared their profiles in Pitt Commons.

  • Pittsburgh
  • Global Manager - Product Sustainability PPG
Meet Shen >
  • Pittsburgh
  • Senior Development Manager Direct Energy
Meet Tom >
  • Phoenixville, PA
  • Product Manager / Account Success Expert Open to new opportunities!
Meet Jamie >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Sarah >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Lara >
  • Lowell, MA
Meet Rosemary >
  • Greensburg, PA
  • Intern FirstEnergy Transmission, LLC
Meet Nick >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Margaret >
  • Buffalo, NY
Meet James >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Amanda >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Guest Services Representative Orlando Regional Medical Center
Meet Mychaela >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Hamza >

Did you know?

96% of Class of 2020 Pitt graduates with degrees in environmental engineering, science, or studies 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.

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