Exploring Careers

Selecting a major and considering the career possibilities ahead of you can seem like a daunting process. That’s why the Career Center is here to help, no matter where you are in your decision process.  Check out our exploration resources here!

Navigating Your Major and Career Journey: The Importance of Understanding Your Values

When exploring careers, many consider whether an occupation will be personally fulfilling to them or not. This personal fulfillment can come in many different forms. For example, some folks are most satisfied by helping others, while others find joy in …

By Holly Schultz
Holly Schultz
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Share your Thoughts on the Career Center!

The University of Pittsburgh Career Center is committed to providing exceptional career development services that meet the evolving needs of our diverse student body. We want to ensure our offerings are truly valuable and resonate with you!

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By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Assistant Director
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Neuroscience: A brief overview of the opportunities this interdisciplinary field offers and considerations in job search strategies.

Neuroscience is a vast and interdisciplinary field that offers a wide range of opportunities at various levels of education. Let’s break down each level along with the specializations and additional coursework/minors/certifications that could enhance your career prospects:

Undergraduate Level:

Specializations:

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