Research, Volunteering, & Fellowships

Research, volunteering, and fellowships are types of experiential learning. You can develop critical skills through any of these opportunities. Looking for your first experience in any of these areas? Schedule an appointment with one of our Career Consultants or Internship Team to figure out if this experience is beneficial for your career plans.

Share your Thoughts on the Career Center!

The University of Pittsburgh Career Center is committed to providing exceptional career development services that meet the evolving needs of our diverse student body. We want to ensure our offerings are truly valuable and resonate with you!

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By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Assistant Director
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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:

Specializations:

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Interested in gaining first hand experience following a medical provider in a clinical setting? Check out ScribeAmerica within!

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By Ashley Steffy
Ashley Steffy Career Consultant, STEM
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Beyond the Prof’s March webinar series, “How to Decide Between an Academic or Nonacademic Career”

In today’s creative economy, a faculty career isn’t the only option for PhDs who are seeking engaging and rewarding work. PhDs work in every part of the economy – industry, nonprofits, higher education, and government.

But what career pathway will …

By Beyond the Prof Team
Beyond the Prof Team Beyond the Professorriate
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“Your Goals are Achievable”: A Student’s Experience of the Career Center

As an incoming freshman, Dionna Dash was dreading her meetings with the Career Center. The recent Pitt graduate entered the university in 2018 as a Nordenberg Scholar – a role based on leadership that included mandatory meetings with a career consultant …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash
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Job Search Resources – Engineering

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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