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

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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What is a Technical Interview?

Updated June 9, 2023

When applying for jobs, employers may ask you to take part in a technical interview. Technical interviews allow employers to determine whether your skills and technical knowledge qualify you for the open position. By learning more …

By The Indeed Editorial Team
The Indeed Editorial Team
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PITTSBURGH CHEMICAL DAY CONFERENCE & NETWORKING EVENT!

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Conference at Acrisure Stadium on October 18
Networking Event at Wyndham Hotel in Oakland on October …

By Pittsburgh Chemical Day
Pittsburgh Chemical Day Organization
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Machine Learning Interview Questions

By Dairenkon Majime
Dairenkon Majime Data Scientist Intern & Content Writer
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Prepare for the Fair: Tips for Success!

Prepare for the Fair: Tips for Success!

Are you starting the search process for an internship or job as the next step on your career path? Or perhaps you’re wondering how a career fair or networking event works? If so, …

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 …

Career Center Resources

Resume Samples

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 >
  • Phoenixville, PA
  • Product Manager / Account Success Expert Open to new opportunities!
Meet Jamie >
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Andrew William Mellon Predoctoral Fellow University of Pittsburgh
Meet Farjana >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Sarah >
  • Lowell, MA
Meet Rosemary >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Lara >
  • Naperville, IL
Meet Dhara >
  • Greensburg, PA
  • Intern FirstEnergy Transmission, LLC
Meet Nick >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Margaret >
  • Buffalo, NY
Meet James >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Troy >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Amanda >

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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