LGBTQIA+ Students

Welcome!  This community is space for LGBTQIA+ students to access Career Center services and University support. You will find job search resources, ways to connect with on-campus groups, and strategies for identifying employers who respect and affirm people of all identities and orientation.  These resources compliment the information provided in the Career Communities, where you will find resources for specific industries and areas of study.

To discuss or share additional resources for this affinity group, please contact Carol Balk at carol.balk@pitt.edu.

16 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

What recruiters want to see on your LinkedIn Profile?

1. Headline: The headline of LinkedIn is one that comes along with your profile and is very important. The headline will usually bear your name and job title in it. This …

By Lindsay Fera
Lindsay Fera Employment Development Specialist
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Student Spotlight: “There’s No Benchmark”

In the fall of 2020, Kaitlyn Nuebel was seriously worried about her future. The nonfiction writing and communications double-major feared she would never be able to secure a full-time job, even though she was still two years shy of her …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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5 Ways Transgender and Gender-Nonbinary Individuals Can Convey Their Pronouns of Choice at Work

It’s becoming increasingly accepted that gender is a nonbinary spectrum, which means we’re not all relegated to just “male” or “female.” Meanwhile, more and more people are choosing to identify with non-traditional pronouns, gender-neutral pronouns, multiple pronouns, or no pronouns …

By AnnaMarie Houlis via Fairygodboss - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Coming Out at Work

Coming out at work can seem like a challenge, but it may also relieve the daily stress of hiding who you are. In 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Bostock v. Clayton County that makes …

By Alexander Ball
Alexander Ball Internship Associate / Pre-Law Advisor
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How LGBTQ+ workers can ensure a potential employer is inclusive and accepting

Feeling accepted and included in a workplace is as important, if not more important, than anything else when it comes to being an employee. For the LGBTQ+ community, that sort of assurance as an employee can be absolutely crucial to …

By Sean Kelly - 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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Job Search Resource: Pride Careers

Your resource to search companies currently hiring and job opportunities. Connecting

Career Events: We provide events and platforms for employers …

LGBTConnect is a valuable resource that connects employers with YOU. Search for opportunities here:

https://lgbtconnect.com/

 

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  • Address: 200 William Pitt Union
  • Phone Number: 412-383-4473
  • Hours: Front Desk open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
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