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! 

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  • 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.

The 3 personality traits businesses look for in students before hiring

Young girl shows off her personality on interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The beginning of a year is usually the best and most exciting time for students to get hired in telling start-up businesses and companies that have the vision …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
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Types of Employee Benefits and Perks

Types of Employee Benefits and Perks

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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7 Things You Need to Learn to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

To stay at the top of their game, entrepreneurs need be diligent when it comes to self-improvement. As an entrepreneur myself, I’ve learned several tips and tricks at different points in my career to give me an edge over the …

By Becky Holton - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Marketing Trends to Prepare for in 2022

While the marketing industry might remain the same, strategies are fluid. Marketing trends come and go. What’s “in” seems to change every year, keeping the best marketers in the business on their toes.

It can be one of the most …

By Jori Hamilton - Ivy Exec
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10 reasons why college grads should consider entry-level sales jobs

 

Entry-level sales jobs present a great opportunity for recent college grads to learn professional skills that last a lifetime. And below, a variety of entry-level sales professionals, as well as business owners and sales executives with experience at companies …

By Matt Krumrie - College Recruiter
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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

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