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 PIC Health Careers (Pitt Interprofessional Center for Health Careers) Services available include: Drop-In Hours (Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.) Handshake Career Fairs, Career Programs, and Networking Events[…]


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.  

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[…]

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[…]

Career Consultant for CGS/Veteran and Military Students

Carol Schpiro Balk, MS   Career Consultant, College of General Studies Connect with Carol on LinkedIn   Carol started with the Career Center July 2018 and works with both traditional and non-traditional students in the College of General Studies. Carol earned her B.A. in Graphic Design from American University and her M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University, where she worked as a career counselor for 4 years serving undergraduate and graduate students and Alumni. Carol continues to teach Vocational/Career Counseling[…]

Asian Students Alliance

Asian Students Alliance 609 William Pitt Union 412.648.5220 ASA Facebook Page The Asian Students Alliance is a student organization that represents the interests of and coordinates events for Asian and Asian-American undergraduate students. The goal of the Asian Students Alliance is to further the development of Asian-American identity by recognizing Asian and American culture both separately and in an integrated fashion. This is done through enhancing each member’s interest and involvement in social, cultural, and political events. We support any acts that[…]

Considering Graduate School

Considering Graduate School Are you considering applying to graduate or professional school?  Many online resources exist to help you get started.  In addition, make an appointment with your Career Consultant today to discuss your ideas and questions. University of Pittsburgh Resources Health Professions Advising through the University Honors College Students who plan to attend medical, dental, or veterinary school are advised to contact this office early in their Pitt careers. Law School Advising Meet with a Career Center Career Consultant who can[…]