Welcome to Pitt’s Policy, Law & Public Service Career Community! Students in this community will have an interest in analyzing information, criminal investigations, government regulations, and critical thinking. Career opportunities in this field include, but are not limited to, public administrators, analysts, lawyers, police officers, emergency managers, and criminal investigators. Students can work in a variety of sectors including government, legislation, activism, court systems, non-profits, NGOs, and law enforcement.

There can be overlap between Policy, Law & Public Service and Education, Cultures, and Human Services. As you review the information below, consider the wide range of career options open to you with your academic background.

What to do after submitting law school application

By Michelle Yingling
Michelle Yingling Career Consultant/Pre-Law Advisor
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Types of Employee Benefits and Perks

Types of Employee Benefits and Perks

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Carol Balk Career Consultant
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A Day in the Life of Cyber Security Specialist

A Day in the Life of a Cyber Security Specialist

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Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Community Health Career Paths and Jobs

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

 

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Carol Balk Career Consultant
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2022 Remote Internships in Criminal Justice

https://www.internships.com/criminal-justice/virtual

 

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Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Policy, Law & Public Service Resources

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Career Center Resources

Resume Samples

This resume should be downloaded and can be used as an editable Word document. You will use your own content …

This resume should be downloaded and can be used as an editable Word document. You will use your own content …

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) reads resumes and curriculum vitae by parsing, or electronically analyzing the text. It extracts key …

Connect with Alumni

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

  • Pittsburgh
  • Associate Attorney Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Meet Zack >
  • Washington DC
  • Foreign Service Officer US Department of State
Meet Bradford >
  • Greater Pittsburgh Region
  • Dasher DoorDash
Meet James >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Senior Planned Giving Associate University of Pittsburgh
Meet Torey >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Case Manager FTE Performance Consulting
Meet James >
  • Philadelphia, PA
Meet Emily >
  • Richardson, TX
Meet Roslyn >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Development Associate University of Pittsburgh
Meet Riley >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Business Solutions Architect Lisa Tosatto
Meet Lisa >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Public Affairs Associate Alcoa
Meet Julie >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Brandon >
  • Lancaster, PA
  • Managing Partner & Project Manager Ascension Associates
Meet Samson >
   

Did you know?

The University of Pittsburgh was the top destination for Class of 2020 grads who went on to law school, followed by the University of Pennsylvania. Visit our Success After Pitt site to check out the details!

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