Exploration and Discovery

Pitt’s Exploration & Discovery Career Community is designed to help students explore, identify, and research possible major and career options. Making decisions about your future career path requires you to understand your career interests, skills, and values, and explore a variety of options. In your information-gathering process, we encourage you to browse departmental websites for majors you’re considering, meet with advisors from academic departments, talk with professors, and meet with a Career Consultant. 

Top 5 Industries for Liberal Arts Majors

With this century’s focus on STEM majors, it can sometimes seem like liberal arts majors are getting the short end of the stick. And while tech businesses are certainly booming, there are still more than enough excellent jobs to go …

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Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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The Perfect Fit | How Do I Know if a Job is Right for Me?

A new year brings a renewed sense of energy and hope for those on the job hunt, and 2021 is certainly no exception. While the economic implications of the COVID-19 crisis are out of our control, organizations are taking action …

By Lisa Dubler - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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  • Freelance Writer Upwork
  • Washington, DC
  • High-Volume Recruiter Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company
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  • Founder Unnamed finance startup
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Site Reliability Engineer Square
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Career Center Resources

   

Did you know?

Every year since 2010, 94% of University of Pittsburgh graduates have reported either employment or continuing education in graduate or professional schools within 6 month of their graduation. Visit our Success After Pitt site to check out the details!

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