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Opinion | Point: Want student workers? Pay them

Opinion | Point: Want student workers? Pay them

By Grace McGinness, Staff Columnist

September 11, 2019

Student job is a vague term that could be used to include every job from a dishwasher in the dining halls to research assistant in a biochemical lab.

Staff Picks: The best movies about work

Staff Picks: The best movies about work

By The Pitt News Staff

September 11, 2019

Read our staff's picks for the best movies about employment

Students coach, teach “Pitt’s Kids” through outreach program

Students coach, teach “Pitt’s Kids” through outreach program

By Charlotte Pearse, For The Pitt News

September 11, 2019

More than 30 Pitt students work with Kyle Kenia and his staff to teach kids swimming, rock climbing, martial arts and a number of other activities.

TPN earns 17 awards at College Media Business and Advertising Managers

TPN earns 17 awards at College Media Business and Advertising Managers

By Mackenzie Rodrigues | News Editor

April 6, 2018

College Media Business and Advertising Managers presented The Pitt News with 17 awards for excellence in business operations, marketing and promotions during the organization’s 46th annual Advertising Awards Competition Saturday. According to the CMBAM website, the awards ceremony recognizes excel...

Creating careers: Pitt grads start their own businesses

Creating careers: Pitt grads start their own businesses

By Salina Pressimone / Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

On any weekend night on South Craig Street, passersby can hear the sounds of wails accompany the tune of pop songs emitted by the karaoke house on the corner. Wedged tight among Irish cuisine and artisan jewelry, KBox Karaoke’s dim purple curtains bring private karaoke culture to musically incline...

College is hard, but it’s just the start

College is hard, but it’s just the start

By Taylor Pecarchik / Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

There’s no doubt that people go to college so they can get a good job. It’s why I go to college. It’s probably why you do, too. But for a lot of students at Pitt, future plans are still a little cloudy. While every student at some point declares a field of study, that doesn’t mean every stu...

Employment Guide: Looking for a job? Better dress the part.

Employment Guide: Looking for a job? Better dress the part.

By Matt Singer / Senior Staff Writer

September 12, 2013

Robert Beecher is no stranger to professionalism. And as a Pitt senior who has had internships in Senator Bob Casey’s district office and with 8th District City Councilman Bill Peduto’s mayoral campaign, Beecher knows the importance of dressing professionally in the workplace.“When you’re thinkin...

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