The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | You don’t need a career straight out of college

Opinion | You don’t need a career straight out of college

By Juliana Morello, Staff Columnist January 31, 2023
When I was younger, I thought college would be the time in my life when I got all my life experience in and figured out who I am and what I want. It is, to some degree, and I’m happy to say that I'm a little bit closer to figuring it all out, but I’m not fully there yet. Well, I’m here to tell you that that’s okay.
Opinion | Entry-level jobs don’t exist anymore

Opinion | Entry-level jobs don’t exist anymore

By Kelly Xiong, Staff Columnist January 31, 2023
If you’re frantically scrolling through LinkedIn, Handshake or Indeed looking for jobs and internships like me, you probably noticed that the standard for entry-level positions has risen exponentially. The idea of entry-level jobs is practically disappearing before our eyes.
Benjamin Asciutto, a senior film and business major.

Student-run podcast ‘Pitt in Hollywood’ showcases success stories from Pitt alumni

By Jacob Mraz, Staff Writer November 3, 2022
2002 Pitt graduate John Paul Horstmann talks about his arrival in LA, founding University of Pittsburgh Television and the importance of networking in the first episode of Ben Asciutto’s podcast, “Pitt in Hollywood.”
Opinion | We can preserve our personal passions even if they’re our job

Opinion | We can preserve our personal passions even if they’re our job

By Julia Kreutzer, Senior Staff Columnist May 18, 2021
Finding work-life balance when both your professional and personal life are consumed by the same activity is incredibly challenging, but not impossible.
(From left) Pitt athletic trainer Jennifer Csonka, Pitts senior associate athletic director for sports medicine Jennifer Brown and Pitt wrestling trainer Brian Bonnar.

Athletic trainers find balance between sports and medicine

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer September 17, 2018
For athletic trainers like Jennifer Csonka, the career path was the perfect balance between sports and medicine. Whether on the field or off the field, Pitt's athletic trainers are at every game, ready to take on any injuries whenever they occur.
CDPA Associate Dean and Director Cheryl Finlay assists students in finding and developing careers. (Photo by Kyleen Considine | Senior Staff Videographer)

CDPA Director shares employment advice

By Sid Lingala | Staff Writer February 9, 2018

Cheryl Finlay is responsible for developing and overseeing services that help thousands of Pitt students in their quest to get an internship, land a research assistant position and — most frightening...

Victor Gonzalez / Staff Illustrator

Sketching out a future

By Brady Langmann / Staff Writer September 11, 2015

Within the first two weeks of each semester, studio arts major Stephanie Taylor can usually expect to sign an accident waiver form. “The professors always tell me, ‘Be conscientious because your...

Practice makes perfect

Practice makes perfect

By Kevin Kreck / MCT Campus September 12, 2013

Developing and honing soft skills, such as communication and public speaking, are just as important as practical skills like knowledge of methodology or technical hardware.

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