Welcome!  This community supports students seeking careers in any healthcare field.  Students from any Pitt major can use this community to help identify the best resources and staff to support your goals.  You will find industry resources, career advice, job/internship and networking opportunities, workshops, events, and advisors to help you strategize a plan to achieve your post-graduation goals. 

Who should you meet with?

Pre Health Resource Center

The Pre Health Resource Center offers advising for all undergraduate Pitt students planning to pursue advanced education in health careers.  Here are scheduling instructions for students interested in programs that require graduate or professional school such as:

  • Medicine
  • Dental Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Public Health
  • Health and Rehabilitation graduate programs including Athletic Training, Audiology, Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling, Dietitian Nutritionist, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Speech-Language Pathology, Sports Medicine, Sports Science

Career Center

  • Nursing:  Schedule with Ryan Sweeny
  • SHRS undergraduate programs including Communication Science, Emergency Medicine, Health Informatics, Nutrition Science, Rehabilitation Science:  Schedule with Ryan Sweeny
  • Health Services (CGS):  Schedule with Carol Balk

Open House for Prospective Public Health Graduate Students!

Pitt Public Health is hosting two grad school open houses in the month ahead! This is a great opportunity to meet with Public Health faculty, staff, and students to get to know their departments and programs. Find out about the …

By Ashley Steffy
Ashley Steffy Career Consultant, STEM
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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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Passionate about Innovation and Healthcare?

The Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition is an opportunity to accelerate the Pitt research commercialization journey, while providing students and postdocs with exposure to the world of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Students must apply with a faculty sponsor and up …

By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Interim Assistant Director
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Types of Employee Benefits and Perks

Types of Employee Benefits and Perks

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Healthcare and Healthcare Administration Job Titles, A-Z

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Healthcare Resources

Connect with Alumni

  • Pittsburgh
  • Associate Professor and Vice Chair (Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology) University of Pittsburgh
  • Portland, OR
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor University of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Employment and HR Specialist University of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Software Engineer II Rimsys Regulatory Management Software
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Crisis Clinician UPMC
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Vice Chair of Student Success/Associate Professor University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Washington, PA
  • Mental Health Therapist Meliora Health
  • DuBois, PA
  • Arlington, VA
  • Senior Analyst The Cadmus Group
  • New York, NY
  • LCSW Psychotherapist AbleTo Inc.
  • Republic, MO
  • Assistant Professor University of Pittsburgh Department of PA Studies

Career Center Resources

Did you know?

The University of Pittsburgh was a top destination for Class of 2020 grads who went on to study medicine, physial therapy, and nursing at the gradaute level. 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