Sales, Marketing & Entrepreneurship

Welcome to Pitt’s Sales, Marketing and Entrepreneurship Career Community! Careers in this community can be found in small businesses, corporations, start-ups, non-profits and more.  Roles can vary within a wide range of professional environments. Whether you’re enrolled in Pitt’s College of Business Administration or another school/college, this community is designed to help you identify the best resources to support you on your path.

This online community is designed to assist you with industry resources, career advice, resume samples, job and internship search information, networking opportunities, and events to help you explore career options in your field. Current issues and research have a great impact on career opportunities in this field, and our goal is to provide you with the most up-to-date resources available. We look forward to connecting with you! 

Schedule appointments in Handshake.

  • Enrolled in the College of Business Administration:  meet with the Pitt Business Career Development Team
  • All other undergraduate students can meet with Career Consultants and Internship Team in the Career Center.

Resume and CV Writing Tips – Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)

Evidence-informed data from sources including the 3rd edition of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Usage Report from Jobscan, shows that most companies today rely on applicant tracking systems (ATS) to help them with the hiring process. These companies do not …
By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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How To List a Patent in a Resume (With Templates and Examples)

Why might you list a patent in a resume?

You might list a patent on your resume to demonstrate your commitment to the field. It can show the employer that you’ve contemplated how to benefit others with a new creation, …

By Indeed Editorial Team
Indeed Editorial Team
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Developing a strong CV for Your Graduate School Application: How it Differs from a Resume

Embarking on your journey to graduate school involves creating a Curriculum Vitae (CV) that stands out. While a CV can be quite similar to a resume in some aspects, for graduate school applications, it serves a very different purpose. Unlike …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Negotiating Salary as a New Graduate

Congratulations soon-to-be Pitt graduate or recent graduate! Landing the job is just the beginning; negotiating your salary is pivotal in ensuring you are fairly compensated for your skills and potential, experience, and the value you bring to the table. But …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Networking: Where and How to Begin

Networking is so frequently talked about as the fundamental pathway to opportunities, but where do you begin? Whether you are a freshman student or a fresh graduate, understanding the journey of networking can be a game changer. Let’s dive right …

By Ingrid Beute
Ingrid Beute Career Consultant, Engineering & Science & Career Champions Program Coordinator
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Sales, Marketing & Entrepreneurship Resources

Here are some websites and platforms to gain insight and search for music industry opportunities:

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

Career Center Resources

Resume Samples

Connect with Alumni

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

  • Greater Pittsburgh Region
  • Dasher DoorDash
Meet James >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Senior Planned Giving Associate University of Pittsburgh
Meet Torey >
  • Canonsburg, PA
  • Manager Project Development Aquatech International
Meet Ben >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Case Manager FTE Performance Consulting
Meet James >
  • Wyncote, PA
  • Staff Professional Geosyntec Consultants
Meet Amari >
  • Philadelphia, PA
Meet Emily >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Business Solutions Architect Lisa Tosatto
Meet Lisa >
  • Raleigh, NC
Meet William >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Meet Brandon >
  • Boston, MA
  • Senior Manager, FP&A WHOOP
Meet Phil >
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Teaching Associate Professor, Department of English University of Pittsburgh
Meet Amanda >
  • Lancaster, PA
  • Managing Partner & Project Manager Ascension Associates
Meet Samson >

Did you know?

Some of the top employers for Class of 2020 grads in the fields of marketing and sales included DICK's Sporting Goods, PNC, UPMC, and American Eagle Outfitters. 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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