Resources

RESOURCES

Program Rankings  
The Gourman Report - provides rankings of many types of graduate programs
  • Available In Millstein Library

Researching Your Options

Locate programs according to select criteria, such as: location, degree, school size, & cost.
http://www.gradschools.com
http://www.princetonreview.com
http://www.petersons.com

 

Testing Information

http://www.ets.org (PRAXIS)
http://www.aamc.org (American Association of Medical Colleges)
http://www.mba.com (Register for the GMAT, research MBA programs, etc)
http://www.gre.org (general and subject tests)
http://www.lsac.org (Law School Admission Council)
http://tpc-etesting.com/pcat/ (PCAT- Pharmacy College Admission Test)

 

CAREER SERVICES WORKSHOPS

Workshops are offered throughout the academic year.  They are advertised in The Intercom, through campus emails, and on UPG JobNet (www.upgjobnet.org). Below are some of the common workshops offered. However, if you have a specific workshop in mind, please contact Career Services to schedule.

 

Career Exploration & Assessments

  • Assessments include: Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Self-Directed Search, Strong Interest Inventory & Discover

 

Resume & Cover Letters

 

Interviewing Skills

 

Dining Etiquette

 

How to Prepare for Graduate School

 

Career Seminar

  • Learn about job-search strategies, dining etiquette, and various career options during this one-day workshop.

 

WEB RESOURCES

Pitt-Greensburg students and alumni have free access to two Pitt-based databases of jobs and internships to view postings:

 

UPG JobNet

Your place for career opportunities & events
Pitt-Greensburg’s Job-Posting System
www.upgjobnet.org/

We hope that you will take advantage of UPG JobNet to:

  • Research Companies and Potential Employers 
  • Post Your Resume to be Viewed by Employers (don't forget to set it as the  default!)
  • Search for jobs, and create your very own search agent to notify you about available positions related to your search criteria!
  • Learn about Pitt-Greensburg events and activities - we hope to see you there!

If you didn't already know...you can search Pitt-Greensburg Database and a National Database for a variety of positions .

Just go up to the Jobs tab and start your search! It's that easy!

 (Software by NACElink Symplicity) 

FUTURE LINKS (Oakland’s database)

Oakland’s Database: Go through the PITT Portal (www.my.pitt.edu) and select Career Services under My Community to view this and other helpful websites.

University of Pittsburgh

School of Education

Career Support

Please visit website for tips on resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and job search strategies.

http://www.education.pitt.edu/CurrentStudents/StudentServices/CareerSupp...

Suggested On-Line Resources

Check Out a Thorough Listing of Suggested Web Resources

Link from already existing page http://www.upg.pitt.edu/Current/CareerStudentWebResources.aspx

Tapping into the Hidden Job Market

Publications such as chamber directories, Job Bank books, The Pittsburgh Business Times Book of Lists, library databases, and even the phone book can provide leads.

International Teaching

It is best to research opportunities thoroughly when contemplating international teaching positions. Check out information and suggestions at:

http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/work/esl/index.shtml#programs

 

 

Click Here for a list of additonal web resources.

ALUMNUS RESOURCES

Whether you find yourself contemplating a career change, looking for a new job, or simply wanting to explore your options, the Office of Career Services provides career counseling and career-related resources to all Pitt-Greensburg alumni.

Here are a few ways to get started:

 

Career Counseling

  • Job-Search Preparation
  • Job & Career Fairs
  • Applying to Graduate School

Individual appointments can be scheduled throughout the year.  Please contact Beth Tiedemann, Director of Career Services, tiedeman@pitt.edu, or call 724.836.7182.

Career Library

The Career Library contains a variety of job search and career exploration resources and handouts. Located in 217 Chambers Hall, the Career Library is open Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00pm

Web-Based Resources

Suggested Websites for Researching Jobs at various education and experience levels

 

Employer Resources

Resource

Description

UPG JobNet

Pitt-Greensburg Career Management System

We hope that you will use the system to post jobs and internships, research qualified applicants, and find out about upcoming career-related events at Pitt-Greensburg. Please contact us if you have any questions!

Free To Employers with the ability to post positions and review resumes.

To Register:
1. Go to UPG JobNet (www.upgjobnet.org)
2. First time users must register, using an existing email address and a password you set.
3. After Career Services has approved your registration, you will have unlimited FREE access to post positions and view resumes.

Resume Review

Employers may use UPG JobNet to review resumes or qualified candidates.  Please see description above to register for this free employer service. 

Participate in Career Events

If you or someone from your company would like to present a workshop on interviewing strategies, resume writing, job hunting, or another career-related topic, please contact Career Services.  This is a great way for organizations to increase visibility on campus and it provides a forum for employers and students to network and exchange information. Pitt-Greensburg also participates in WestPACS Job & Internship Fairs during the Fall & Spring semesters. www.westpacs.org

On-Campus Recruitment

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg welcomes employers who would like to recruit on campus. Several options are available, including setting up a table in the student center and formal interviews. For more information, please contact Career Services.

 

Career Services

Beth Tiedemann
Director of Career Services
tiedeman@pitt.edu

Dorothy Zilic
Assistant Director of Career Services
dmz17@pitt.edu

Jen Jones

Internship Coordinator

pgintern@pitt.edu 

Office of Career Services
219 Chambers Hall
150 Finoli Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601

Phone: 724-836-7182
Fax: 724-836-7134