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Life After Pitt: Negotiating a Compensation Package

Your Job Offer

Congratulations, you are excited! You just received a job offer from the company you wanted. What’s next? Do you accept this first offer, especially when eager to get started? Or should you initiate a conversation about the …

By Marie Newkirk
Marie Newkirk Assistant Director for Experiential Learning
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Women in Politics: Inspiring Change and Shaping the Future


Women’s participation in politics is essential for achieving gender equality, promoting inclusive governance, and shaping the future of societies worldwide. In this article, we will explore the significant contributions of women in politics, the barriers they …

By Raquel Montalvo Perez
Raquel Montalvo Perez
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‘Myths’ About Women In The Workplace Are Hard To Bust, Study Shows

There’s little question that progress has been made towards gender equity in the workplace-especially within senior leadership. But those gains are fragile and are offset by lagging equity gaps in the ranks of middle management. There’s much work left to …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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The history of women’s work and wages and how it has created success for us all

By: Janet Yellen

As we celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, we should also celebrate the major strides women have made in the labor market. Their entry into paid work has been a …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Neuroscience: A brief overview of the opportunities this interdisciplinary field offers and considerations in job search strategies.

Neuroscience is a vast and interdisciplinary field that offers a wide range of opportunities at various levels of education. Let’s break down each level along with the specializations and additional coursework/minors/certifications that could enhance your career prospects:

Undergraduate Level:


By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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