Students of Color

Welcome!  This community is space for Students of Color to access Career Center services and University support.  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.

To discuss or share additional resources for this affinity group, please contact Carol Balk at carol.balk@pitt.edu.

How to Master the Art of Job Interviewing

https://mlt.org/blog/master-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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16 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

What recruiters want to see on your LinkedIn Profile?

1. Headline: The headline of LinkedIn is one that comes along with your profile and is very important. The headline will usually bear your name and job title in it. This …

By Lindsay Fera
Lindsay Fera Employment Development Specialist
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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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Student Spotlight: “Let Someone Else Say No”

In early spring 2021, Hosea Wah was applying to be an Elsie Hillman Honors Scholar and dealing with some serious imposter syndrome. The Elsie Hillman Honors Scholars Program pairs local high-achieving students with community organizations to develop leadership skills and …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

By Dr. Waajida L. Small - Idealist Careers
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Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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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 …
Job Search Resource: Black Career Network

Your resource to search companies currently hiring and job opportunities. Career Events: We provide events and platforms for employers and job …

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