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

5 skills young professionals should master!

There’s good news and bad news for the Class of 2023. The positive: Employers plan to hire 14.7% more new college graduates this year than they did in 2022, according to NACE’s Job Outlook 2023 report. The bad news: A …

By Glassdoor Team, Career Advice Experts
Glassdoor Team, Career Advice Experts
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Wellbeing in the Virtual Work Environment: Tips and Considerations

Consider the following tips for wellbeing in the virtual working environment:

Preparing for your work day: Get up, have your morning beverage or breakfast of choice, enjoy a morning routine of stretching, walking or yoga, or whatever you enjoy typically, …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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To stay motivated at work, I try to embrace curiosity

https://www.science.org/content/article/stay-motivated-work-i-try-embrace-curiosity

By Stephen Peters-Collaer
Stephen Peters-Collaer Contributer, Ph.D Candidate
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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: “In Every Corner of Your Community”

“I’m like the poster child for taking advantage of the Career Center,” jokes Sam Ressin, a spring 2020 Pitt graduate. Ressin, who studied economics and statistics, had used the Career Center’s resources as early as freshman year, attending career fairs …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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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 …

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 >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Solutions Architect TestRail
Meet Christopher >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Service Sales CentiMark
Meet Rob >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Professor of Medicine & Dir., Cntr for Mil Med Res University of Pittsburgh
Meet Ronald >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Melissa >
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Staff Writer/Social Media Manager Countere Magazine
Meet Emanuel >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Research Specialist - Occupational Therapy Dept. University of Pittsburgh
Meet Rachel >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Sustainability Intern Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
Meet Jessica >
  • Charleston, SC
  • Patent Liaison and Bus Dev Manager Ingevity
Meet Aaron >
  • Phoenixville, PA
  • Product Manager / Account Success Expert Open to new opportunities!
Meet Jamie >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Sarah >

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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