We are pleased that you have selected the University of Pittsburgh for your recruiting needs. We offer numerous opportunities for employers to engage with Pitt students including on-campus and virtual career fairs and interviews, information sessions, tabling options, networking events, site visits, and more. Connect with a member of our Employer Relations team to get you on your way to hiring a Panther!  

Why Recruit at Pitt

Post a Job or Internship 

Posting jobs and internships at the University of Pittsburgh is free and easy to do through the career services management platform, Handshake. To get started, set up an account on Handshake and request the University of Pittsburgh as one of your campuses to begin posting jobs. View step-by-step guidance on using Handshake's many features.

By using Handshake at the University of Pittsburgh, you agree to comply with the Career Center’s Employer Policies

Employers seeking experienced talent are encouraged to visit Pitt Commons, an online community for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of Pitt. You can post full-time positions. Choose “Friend” as the user type to receive light access. Light access will allow recruiters to post jobs or projects. 

Career Fairs, Info Sessions, and Tabling

Career fairs are a prime resource for connecting with current Pitt students and alumni that may lead to future employees or interns. They are also an excellent opportunity to enhance your brand on campus!  Learn more about career fairs, info sessions, and tabling.

Schedule an On-Campus or Virtual Interview 

Interviewing on campus or virtually is an easy and convenient way to recruit talented Pitt students for internships and professional career positions. Opportunities to conduct interviews available during the fall and spring semesters. To conduct campus or virtual interviews contact the Employer Relations Coordinator or request an interview date through Handshake. Learn more about on-campus interviewing.

Become a Career Center Partner 

The Career Center depends on the support of our valued employers who share our commitment to the career development and successful transition of our students into the workplace.  Many of the programs and services we provide are made possible by the generous contributions from our Corporate Partners. We invite you to become a Partner to increase your visibility on campus and join us in investing in the future success of Pitt students. 

For more information about the Career Center Partnership Program, contact an Employment Development Specialist.

Meet Our Team 

Please contact an Employment Development Specialist to speak about scheduling a site visit or other recruiting needs.

To help you with your recruiting plan at Pitt, contact or schedule a meeting with a member of the Employer Relations team based on what most aligns with your recruiting focus. 

Sharon Mickens – Associate Director for Employer Relations 
For employers with questions about Career Fairs, posting jobs or events, or scheduling virtual interviews on Handshake. 

Brian Doyle – Engineering
For employers interested primarily in recruiting science and the following engineering majors: Bioengineering, Civil/Environmental, Chemical/Petroleum, Mechanical/Materials Science. 
Schedule a meeting
Jeff Porter – Technology 
For employers interested primarily in recruiting tech (Computer Science, Information Science, Health Information Management), math, and the following engineering majors: Computer, Electrical, and Industrial. 
Schedule a meeting