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 for exploring careers. We hope you will encourage your student to take advantage of these opportunities. Please check out some examples of annual events and programs!
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
- Additional Videos and Resources for Students and Alumni
- 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.