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.

Q&A: Internship and Career Prep Advice for Students of Color

There’s an unfortunate history (and continued issue) in the US of people of color getting passed over for jobs or promotions in the workplace simply because of the color of their skin. And thousands of people across the country face …

By Alexander Ball
Alexander Ball Internship Associate / Pre-Law Advisor
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4 Tips for Minority Students Entering the Workforce

The U.S. Census Bureau projects that 57% of the U.S. population will consist of racially ethnic minorities by 2060. With this in mind, it is becoming increasingly crucial that workplaces provide adequate support for employees from different backgrounds.

Taking advantage …

By Alexander Ball
Alexander Ball Internship Associate / Pre-Law Advisor
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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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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