NCAA Student Athletes

In collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh’s Career Center, the Cathy & John Pelusi Family Life Skills Program provides career and graduate school preparation services to student-athletes through a variety of events and resources, including a career consultant specifically dedicated to student-athlete career development. Students have found postgraduate study or careers at a minimum of 98% placement rate.

These resources compliment the information provided in the Career Communities, where you will find resources for specific industries and areas of study.

Thinking about Summer Jobs? The time is now!

I was an Internship Coordinator for 10 years, so I am used to encouraging students to seek internships.  One of the most important aspects of summer is skill building, and that could come in many forms, including internships, summer jobs …

By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Interim Assistant Director
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Student-Athlete Resume Tips to Set Yourself Apart

Student-athletes have many valuable experiences and accomplishments that are worthy of being highlighted on their resume. Their resume should also highlight the skills they have developed from playing a competitive sport. The skills acquired during college playing days are often …

By Raquel Montalvo Perez
Raquel Montalvo Perez
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How Pittsburgh college athletes learn to work a network

The Petersen Events Center, home of Pittsburgh men’s and women’s basketball, becomes a showcase for a different set of student-athlete skills once every year — the Pittsburgh athletics Career Networking Night.

The athletics department’s Cathy and John Pelusi Family Life Skills …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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Student Athlete Guide to Getting a Job

Nearly half a million students compete as NCAA athletes, yet far fewer actually go on to professional sports after college. Some of these student athletes have goals unrelated to sports after they finish school while others do not get the …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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Here’s The Hardest Part Of Transitioning Out Of Sports For Many Athletes

I’ll Always Love The Game…

The truth is, I have never officially announced my retirement from the game of basketball.

To this day, I still can’t completely accept the fact that I (probably) never will play the game at a high level …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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Featured Resources

Career Center Resources

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