Healthcare

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

The Resume vs. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Have you ever wondered what the differences are between a resume and curriculum vitae? In college, you may have heard about them both, yet since graduating, you probably have heard less about the CV and more about the resume.
Though …

By heather eagar - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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How a Medical Scribe Position Prepares You for Medical School

Empty notebook with a pen on the table. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The decision to apply to medical school is not easy. Before students can even apply, they must complete rigorous coursework, volunteer or work in a clinical setting, score …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Community Health Career Paths and Jobs

https://www.publichealth.org/careers/community-health/

 

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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How Healthcare Employers are Implementing Wellness Principles into the Workplace

To say the Covid-19 pandemic has changed everyday life and work culture would be an understatement. For physicians of any specialty, this ongoing modern-day plague has challenged us beyond comprehension. While the fallout from this pandemic will not be entirely …

By Laura Gilroy, MD - Hospital Recruiting
Hospital Recruiting
Hospital Recruiting | Physician and Healthcare Job Board.
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Healthcare Resources

Connect with Alumni

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  • Associate Professor and Vice Chair (Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology) University of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Program Director University of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Research Technician UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Research Instructor University of Pittsburgh
  • Wuhan, Hubei
  • Chemist Wuhan University
  • Erie, PA
  • Co-Founder and Director of Education We Are Courageous Kids, LLC
  • Muskegon, MI
  • Physician Trinity Health
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Program and Outreach Coordinator University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work

Shan Wu

Alumni
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Biostatistician UPMC

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