Students of Color

Welcome!  This community is space for Students of Color to access Career Center services and University support.  The term “students of color” refers to individuals who belong to racial or ethnic groups that are non-white or have historically been marginalized or underrepresented in educational settings. It encompasses a diverse range of racial and ethnic identities, including but not limited to Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Asian, Indigenous, and Middle Eastern students. The term is often used in discussions surrounding educational equity, diversity, and inclusion, highlighting the experiences and needs of these student populations in educational institutions.

In this affinity group, you will find job search resources, ways to connect with on-campus groups, and strategies for identifying employers who respect and affirm people of all identities and orientation.  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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53% of women say they’re lonely at work and it only gets worse the higher they climb. Here’s what can help

April 13, 2023 5:00 AM EDT

It’s often been said that it’s lonely at the top and now there’s new research to prove it. A recent survey of more than 600 men and women across the …

By Career Center
Career Center
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Building Confidence in the Job Search: A Guide for BIPOC Talent

There’s no denying we’ve come a long way toward equality throughout history — though that doesn’t mean we still don’t have a long way to go. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) can still have a difficult time looking for …

By Joel Anne Sweithelm
Joel Anne Sweithelm Senior Special Events Coordinator
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How to Master the Art of Job Interviewing

By Michelle Lilley (Reposted by Pitt Career Center, Ingrid Beute)
Michelle Lilley (Reposted by Pitt Career Center, Ingrid Beute)
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Student Spotlight: “I Wouldn’t Have Even Known”

Since she was in high school, Karen Enomoto has known that she wanted to go to Georgetown Law after undergrad. The spring 2022 graduate studied politics and philosophy in order to prepare and started seeking out internships the spring of …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Students of Color Resources

JOPWELL: Representation matters in the workplace.

We represent and advance careers for Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals. We strive to be the embodiment …

Career Center Resources

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