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.


Are you interested or contemplating attending Law School in your near future? Are you unsure where to even begin or what you should be doing at this point in the process? The University of Pittsburgh’s Career Center has you covered!

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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5 tips from a former student-athlete [Vedika Anand] to support mental health and well-being

Vedika Anand is a former women’s tennis student-athlete at Wagner and chair of the Northeast Conference’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. She currently is a member of the Mental Health Advisory Group and works for the Professional Tennis Players Association.

As part …

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What Being An Athlete Doesn’t Teach Us About Life After Sport

The end of an athlete’s sporting life is a scary and very real situation. This unsettling time of change causes such anxiety that many of my athletic friends have chosen to ignore the possibility rather than confront it.

Chat is …

By Malia Smith
Malia Smith Senior Writer
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The Idealist Career Advice Guide to Starting a New Job

Between meeting colleagues, mastering skills, and tackling new responsibilities, the first three months at a new job can feel invigorating. But, of course, it may take some time to build up the confidence to accomplish everything you want to do …

By Alexis Perrotta
Alexis Perrotta Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
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What is Upskilling?

Before you land a job, you might spend hours learning a particular set of skills to thrive in that industry and role. Once you start your first day, however, your learning should be far from over. Upskilling is when you …

By Zoe Kaplan at Forage
Zoe Kaplan at Forage Senior Writer
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Student Athletes Resources

Career Center Resources

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.

Career Center Virtual Services