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.

Do You Struggle With Building a Network? 5 Networking Tips for Women

Don’t Fall for These Common Myths About Networking

A woman in one of our leadership programs bristled at the idea of strategic networking.

“It’s self-serving and political — and not who I am,” she said.

She isn’t alone in her reaction. …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work

Friends Linda Babcock, Lise Vesterlund, Laurie Weingart, and Brenda Peyser are all professors and high-level administrators at universities. This successful group of women realized that their shared anxieties over time management were symptoms of …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Spill the Tea: A Women’s Networking Event

Spill the Tea will feature teatime and various desserts as you mingle, network and learn about careers, empowerment, and the drive necessary for success.

Recommended attire is business casual

This event is specifically for University of Pittsburgh students and invited …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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45 Female Leadership Panel Discussion Questions

I recently wrote a blog with 45 potential leadership panel questions and was subsequently challenged to write about female leadership panel discussion questions! So, without being redundant to my previous blog posting, I’ll share my top 45 potential leadership panel questions specifically …

By Erin Wheeler
Erin Wheeler Career Consultant
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Learn about being a Mechanical Engineer

What does a mechanical engineer do?

A mechanical engineer’s main role is to design, build and test thermal and mechanical devices. Their services are very diverse and are typically related to all parts of the planning and execution processes. Other …

By Indeed Editorial Team
Indeed Editorial Team
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