Our Podcast

“Time Out” with the Career Center

We began our podcast in Fall 2020 as a way to connect with our students virtually and spread the word about events, programs, employers, and career opportunities. Check out our episodes below.

EMPLOYERS: if you’re interested in being featured in an episode of “Time Out,” contact Lindsay Crouse.

  • How Can the Career Center Help an Internship Seeker? January 5, 2021
    In this episode, we talk to Jennifer Wallace, a current Pitt student who has used Career Center resources in her search for an undergraduate internship. 
  • Behind the Scenes with Bayer December 15, 2020
    In this episode, we explore the biotechnology and life science industry with Bill Barone and Chelsea Marsh, two Pitt alumni who now work at Bayer. 
  • Taking a Time Out on National Career Development Day November 18, 2020
    This year, the Career Center is ringing in National Career Development Day by planning...nothing! While we traditionally host an event or an open house, the circumstances of this semester warranted some time to take a break. In this episode, Jon and Gabby reflect on the Fall semester and talk about the importance of taking time for self-care during this busy […]
  • Rethinking Retail: What It's Like to Work at Target October 8, 2020
    In this episode,  our Career Center hosts have a conversation with two members of the Target corporate team: Eboni Thrower, Human Resources Executive Team Lead. and Greg Pare, Lead Campus Recruiter. Eboni and Greg talk about their experiences working at Target, what to expect as an applicant, and the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives the company i […]
  • Career Fairs and Job Hunting According to Young Alumni September 9, 2020
    In this episode, recent Pitt graduates Gabby and Jon give their insights into the job hunting process, from attending career fairs to binge-watching 30 seasons of The Amazing Race (seriously). Take a listen to learn some tips and tricks to help with your own job hunt! 
  • So, What Exactly Is the OCC? August 17, 2020
    Every Pitt students will hear the slogan at some point: "Complete the OCC." But, what exactly is the OCC, and how do you complete it? In our first episode of Time Out, we interview Amy Vaught, OCC Coordinator at the Pitt Career Center. She explains exactly what to expect out of the OCC and why it's an awesome opportunity for undergraduates.  […]