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Pitt students reflect on summer jobs, internships and activities

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer August 26, 2021
For some students, summer includes relaxing and taking a break from the rush and workload of college, while for others it involves a different type of busyness. With classes starting Friday, Pitt students reflected on their experiences from this summer.
Many students’ internship opportunities have been cancelled due to the coronavirus.

Internships on the decline: Coronavirus hits student job market

By Rebecca Johnson, Senior Staff Writer April 20, 2020
As the effects of the coronavirus pandemic struck nationwide, workplaces cancelled or postponed summer internships accordingly, leaving many Pitt students without the summer opportunities that are often crucial to career development. 
Live Content Correspondent is a new program started by the NFL that hires photographers and videographers to cover games in cities across the country.

College students find big-league niches

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer February 6, 2019
A vast majority of people don’t ever get the shot to pursue a sports-related job, yet alone their dream job –– but some do.
Take a gap year before grad school

Take a gap year before grad school

By Rachel Boward, For The Pitt News September 12, 2018
Taking a gap year after graduation provides a break for students who’ve spent their lives in academia. It also allows students to discover a purpose outside of education and pursue job opportunities.
(Image by Thomas Yang and Caroline Baroque | TPN Staff)

Don’t let responsibilities ruin your summer

By Brian Gentry | Senior Columnist April 23, 2018

When I was a kid and it got above 90 degrees, my parents would put out a sprinkler in the lawn and my brother and I would spend hours running back and forth through the water. My parents would work in...

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