Life and Physical Sciences

Welcome to the Pitt’s Life & Physical Sciences Career Community! Through this community, you will find industry resources, career advice, resume samples, job/internship and networking opportunities, and events to help you navigate your post-graduation goals and plans.

Please feel free to explore other related community pages for additional resources and schedule an appointment with your career consultant here: Schedule an appointment via HANDSHAKE

Your career consultants are:

  • Ashley Steffy: Bioinformatics, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computational Biology, Ecology & Evolution, Microbiology and
    Molecular Biology
  • Ingrid Beute:  Physics and Astronomy, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Geology, Neuroscience
  • Carol Balk: Natural Sciences

Pre-Med students and students interested in pursuing a health track, please visit comprehensive resources and relevant appointment opportunities here: Health Resources

Developing a strong CV for Your Graduate School Application: How it Differs from a Resume

Embarking on your journey to graduate school involves creating a Curriculum Vitae (CV) that stands out. While a CV can be quite similar to a resume in some aspects, for graduate school applications, it serves a very different purpose. Unlike …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Negotiating Salary as a New Graduate

Congratulations soon-to-be Pitt graduate or recent graduate! Landing the job is just the beginning; negotiating your salary is pivotal in ensuring you are fairly compensated for your skills and potential, experience, and the value you bring to the table. But …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Thriving in the Virtual Working Environment: How to be successful and advance in your career.

Being successful and advancing in the virtual working environment: Here are some suggestions to facilitate your journey and to THRIVE:

Communicate effectively and regularly: In a remote working environment, it’s essential to communicate regularly with your colleagues and managers. Keep …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Networking: Where and How to Begin

Networking is so frequently talked about as the fundamental pathway to opportunities, but where do you begin? Whether you are a freshman student or a fresh graduate, understanding the journey of networking can be a game changer. Let’s dive right …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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GoinGlobal – Job, Internship and Cultural Resources for International and Domestic Students

GoinGlobal is a fantastic resource for all students, including those looking for jobs and internships both within and outside of the United States. Whether you dream of working in your home country, exploring opportunities in other countries, or embarking on …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Life and Physical Sciences Resources

Job Search Resources – Engineering

Pre-Med students and students interested in pursuing a health track, please visit comprehensive resources and relevant appointment opportunities here: Health …

With a degree in Physics, students can pursue careers in research and development, science, engineering, education, medicine, law, business, and …

Writing a federal resume differs from crafting a resume for the private sector. Federal resumes adhere to specific guidelines and …

Neuroscience is a vast and interdisciplinary field that offers a wide range of opportunities at various levels of education. Let’s …

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Connect with Alumni

Reach out to any of these alumni who have shared their profiles in Pitt Commons.

  • Pittsburgh
  • Associate Professor and Vice Chair (Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology) University of Pittsburgh
Meet Thomas >
  • Murrysville, PA
  • Electrical Engineering Master's Student University of Pittsburgh
Meet Noah >
  • Valencia, PA
Meet Melanie >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Vice Chancellor for Research Computing University of Pittsburgh
Meet Shawn >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Closing Line Cook Walnut Grill
Meet Nicholas >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Ke'Amber >
  • Delmont, PA
Meet Larry >
  • Scranton, PA
Meet Hemil >
  • Denver, CO
Meet Aaron >
  • Grand Blanc, MI
Meet Brittany >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Server Murray Avenue Grill
Meet Jennifer >
  • Seattle, WA
Meet Kristen >

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

  • 200 William Pitt Union
  • 412-383-4473
  • Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Drop-In Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

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