Graduate Students

Graduate Students The Career Center is pleased to offer services to University of Pittsburgh graduate students from eligible schools and departments including: Swanson School of Engineering Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences School of Computing & Information School of Nursing Note: Students pursuing pre-health professions are served by the Pitt Pre Health Resource Center. Services available include: Drop-In Hours (Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.) Handshake Career Fairs, Career Programs, and Networking Events Pitt Commons Mock Interviews Online[…]


GRADUATE STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS Graduate students contribute to an active campus life here at the University of Pittsburgh. There are many student groups where you can further explore your academic passion or cultural interests. Graduate organizations operate differently from undergraduate organizations.  

For Graduate & Professional Students

FOR GRADUATE & PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS Connect with the University Counseling Center If you are interested in engaging in UCC services or seeking support for the first time, please utilize Virtual Drop-In Services by contacting 412-648-7930, Monday-Friday from 9a-4p.   Graduate/Professional Student-Specific Services Counseling Groups: Graduate Student Support: For only graduate students, this group is ideal for exploring personal, academic, and practical challenges that can affect your work in graduate school. Understanding Self and Others – Graduate Students Only: This group can be[…]

Resources for International Students

Connection with current students: Global Ties Mentors will start reaching out to incoming international and recent immigrant/refugee students in May to support them and build a mentoring relationship. Connection with their peers (other international students): Global Ties will provide opportunities to engage with fellow international students in small groups. Pre-arrival Support Zoom: International students may attend virtual sessions centered around their major, school, geographical home region, or special interests to meet other students with shared backgrounds or interests. Mandatory International Orientation: Learn[…]

A shared message regarding Pitt vs Penn State from student leaders and our Dean of Students

It has come to our attention that some members of our community have used Penn State’s child abuse tragedy as a basis for taunting leading into Saturday’s football game. This is unacceptable and violates the very principles of dignity, respect, and civility espoused in the Pitt Promise. How we treat each other matters. We call upon the Pitt community to act in a manner which promotes the spirit of sportsmanship, decency, and community. It’s On Us. Kenyon R. Bonner, EdD Vice Provost and Dean[…]

Graduate Organization Resources

GPSG and the Graduate Student Activity Fee   The Graduate and Student Government (GPSG), located in 825 William Pitt Union, is the governing body of all Graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh. Graduate students pay into a semesterly activities fee where 50% of that fee is distributed to GPSG for general graduate student programming and the remaining 50% is distributed to the governance organization of each student’s specific school (i.e. a medical student in the School of Medicine will contribute 50% of[…]