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Internships on the decline: Coronavirus hits student job market

Many students’ internship opportunities have been cancelled due to the coronavirus.

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. 

College students find big-league niches

Live Content Correspondent is a new program started by the NFL that hires photographers and videographers to cover games in cities across the country.

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.

Don’t let responsibilities ruin your summer

(Image by Thomas Yang and Caroline Baroque | TPN Staff)

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 the garden on weekends, watching us tire ourselves out. When we felt especially daring, my brother a...

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