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.

Why is Relevant Experience So Important?

Understanding What Relevant Experience Means

Posted by Glassdoor Team Last Updated June 29, 2021

Having relevant experience is important before applying for a job. For a vacancy that receives several applications, employers will need to save time while going through …

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Passionate about Innovation and Healthcare?

The Michael G. Wells Student Healthcare Competition is an opportunity to accelerate the Pitt research commercialization journey, while providing students and postdocs with exposure to the world of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Students must apply with a faculty sponsor and up …

By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Interim Assistant Director
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Student Spotlight: “Very Powerful Women” 

Maddy Laurash hadn’t considered using the Career Center until she was employed by it. The spring 2022 graduate was hired during the spring semester of her sophomore year to be a mentorship program assistant for Pitt Link, a program that …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Here’s How to Have Your *Best* Target Interview

https://corporate.target.com/article/2022/04/interview-tips

We’ve got an incredible team, a growing business, and great pay and benefits — but no matter how you slice it, it’s always a great time to be on Team Target. And with you onboard, we’re only gonna get better. Whether …

By Lindsay Fera
Lindsay Fera Employment Development Specialist
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Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft Are Now Offering ‘Returnships’ to Fight Off the Great Resignation

Springboard alum Sarah Ganihar is among a growing contingent of tech workers with employment gaps who are benefiting from return-to-work programs. Ganihar worked as a software developer in Bengaluru before moving to the US, where she took a four-year break …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Career Center Resources

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

  • Address: 200 William Pitt Union
  • Phone Number: 412-383-4473
  • Hours: Front Desk open Monday-Friday, 8:30 am- 5:00 pm
  • Consultant Drop-In Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm
  • Internship Team Drop-In Hours: Monday-Thursday, 12:00 pm- 2:00 pm

Career Center Virtual Services