Welcome to our page for parents! We look forward to working with your student during their time at Pitt-Greensburg. Throughout the year we offer a variety of programs and events that are helpful exploring careers. We hope you will encourage your student to take advantage of these.
Helpful guides for parents
- Career Planning Course for Parents
- A Parents' Guide to Career Development
- Help Your New Grad Find a Job
- What Parents of Prospective College Students Should Know
- Scholarship Search
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Big Future by The College Board
- What Can I Do With a Major In ....
- Guide to Graduate School
- Orientation Powerpoint Presentation for Parents
A few good books...
When Kids Go to College: A Parent's Guide to Changing Relationships/Barbara M. Newman, Philip R. Newman
Letting Go: A Parents' Guide to Understanding the College Years/Karen Levin Coburn, Madge Lawrence Treeger
The Launching Years/Jennifer Wyatt, Laura Kastner
Don't Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money: The Essential Parenting Guide to the College Years/Helen E. Johnson, Christine Schelhas-Miller
How to Survive in an Empty Nest: Reclaiming Your Life When Your Children Have Grown/Robert Lauer
Almost Grown: Launching Your Child from High School to College/Patrick Pasick
Empty Nest, Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College/Andrea Van Steenhouse, Johanna Parker
College of the Overwhelmed: The Campus Mental Health Crisis and What to Do About It/Richard Kadison, MD, Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
You're On Your Own (But I'm Here if You Need Me): Mentoring Your Child During the College Years/Marjorie Savage
Let’s work together!
The Career Center welcomes participation by parents of our students. There are a variety of ways that you can assist students through our office. If you are interested in hiring an intern, posting a job, or talking to Pitt-Greensburg students and alumni about your career path, contact Dorothy Zilic, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.