Women

Welcome!  This community is space for women students 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.

“Your Goals are Achievable”: A Student’s Experience of the Career Center

As an incoming freshman, Dionna Dash was dreading her meetings with the Career Center. The recent Pitt graduate entered the university in 2018 as a Nordenberg Scholar – a role based on leadership that included mandatory meetings with a career consultant …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash
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Here’s How to Have Your *Best* Target Interview

https://corporate.target.com/article/2022/04/interview-tips

We’ve got an incredible team, a growing business, and great pay and benefits — but no matter how you slice it, it’s always a great time to be on Team Target. And with you onboard, we’re only gonna get better. Whether …

By Lindsay Fera
Lindsay Fera Employment Development Specialist
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Women in the Workforce Facts and Statistics

Women in the Workforce Facts and Statistics

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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6 Tips for Women Graduates Entering the Workforce

The world needs balance and diversity in its leaders. As the CEO and cofounder of a leading financial technology company, I have some advice for young women graduates looking for or settling into their first jobs. Here are tips I’ve …

By Alexander Ball
Alexander Ball
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Want to Fix Tech’s Gender Gap? Start by Listening to These Women

In 2018, Amazon scrapped its in-house applicant tracking system because of one major flaw: it didn’t like resumes containing the word “women,” so if an applicant listed “mentoring women entrepreneurs” as one of their achievements, they were out of luck. …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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