Life and Physical Sciences

Welcome to the Pitt’s Life & Physical Sciences Career Community! Students in this fast-growing sector may pursue careers in Education, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products, Environmental Services, Medical Devices, Medical Laboratories, Consulting, Financial Services, Engineering, Technology, Government, and more. 

Through this community, 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 in these exciting fields. We look forward to meeting you!

Please feel free to explore our other industry-specific community pages relating to these fields that offer additional resources to assist with your career path. We look forward to meeting you!

Physical Scientists can do anything: Here’s how you start your career planning by Alaina G. Levine

https://www.aip.org/jobs/career-advice/physical-scientists-can-do-anything-heres-how-you-start-your-career-planning

By Ashley Steffy
Ashley Steffy Career Consultant
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What Can I Do with My Life Science Degree by Karen Walpole

https://www.biospace.com/article/what-can-i-do-with-my-science-degree-/

By Ashley Steffy
Ashley Steffy Career Consultant
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How to Get a Job in the Life Sciences Field out of College by Hannah Harshman

https://www.biospace.com/article/how-get-a-job-in-the-life-sciences-field-out-of-college/

By Ashley Steffy
Ashley Steffy Career Consultant
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Why is Relevant Experience So Important?

Learn all the ways you can get relevant experience in your career of interest.

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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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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Life and Physical Sciences Resources

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Connect with Alumni

  • Pittsburgh
  • Associate Professor and Vice Chair (Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology) University of Pittsburgh
  • Louisville, KY
  • Director Summit Biosciences
  • Hillsborough Township, NJ
  • Part Time Lecturer / Adjunct for Materials Lab I Rutgers University–New Brunswick
  • Panama City, FL
  • Chief Scientist Infinity Labs
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Oxford, PA
  • Sports Performance Coach Power Train Sports and Fitness
  • Boulder, CO
  • Emergency Response Project Coordinator Medair
  • Boston, MA
  • Medical Writer Custom Learning Designs (CLD, Inc.)
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Assistant English Teacher Spanish Ministry of Education
  • Monroeville, PA
  • Marketing Coordinator Steel City Collectibles

Career Center Resources

Did you know?

Some of the top employers for Class of 2020 grads in the sciences included UPMC, ThermoFisher Scientific, and Quest Diagnostics. 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