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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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 Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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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 Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Sisterhood at Work | Women Supporting Women

Today is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. There’s still lots of work to be done to ensure that women (and especially women of color) achieve equality in the workplace—but …

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