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.

“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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How a Medical Scribe Position Prepares You for Medical School

Empty notebook with a pen on the table. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The decision to apply to medical school is not easy. Before students can even apply, they must complete rigorous coursework, volunteer or work in a clinical setting, score …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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How To Cold Email A Professor From Academic Hive

By Ashley Steffy
Ashley Steffy Career Consultant, STEM
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  • Address: 200 William Pitt Union
  • Phone Number: 412-383-4473
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