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!

Understanding Human Services vs. Social Work Careers

Many students feel called to pursue a career that would enable them to make a positive difference in the lives of others. If this sounds like you, you may want to consider the fields of human services and social work. …

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Nonprofit Program Director | What I do & how much I make | Part 1 | Khan Academy


Kelly Peaton talks about her responsibilities and compensation as the Director of Education and Workforce Development for the Silicon Valley Organization. This video is part of a new series on Khan Academy covering the responsibilities, requirements, and financial aspects …

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I am a Neuroscience Major. Now What? Graduate School and Career Paths to pursue in Neuroscience.

Many students enter the field of Neuroscience considering a pre-medical track. However it is important to value your degree and understand the endless possibilities the foundational undergraduate degree in Neuroscience can provide. In the end, everything is connected! Whether you …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Which Nutrition Program is Right for You?

The Pitt School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS) offers two separate degree programs in nutrition that attract students with different career goals. Let’s dive in to learn more about their differences and find out which one is right for …

By Natalie Baney
Natalie Baney
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Why Choose the Social Work Profession?

Social work is the helping profession.

The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet basic and complex needs of all people, with a particular focus on those who are vulnerable, oppressed, and …

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Exploring Careers Resources

Values Cards provide an interactive way to define what you value most and set the stage for behaviors and performance …

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