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Career Center, students offer interview advice

Pitt’s Career Center offer various services including resumé reviews and information about upcoming career and internship fairs.

By Maggie Young, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Resumé-building often starts in high school, but budding professionals usually lack the skills needed to prepare for an actual interview.

Get hired: a guide to your next job interview

Get hired: a guide to your next job interview

By Maggie Koontz, Senior Columnist

September 12, 2018

Interviews aren’t difficult because of questions — but because you can only make one first impression on a potential employer. While resumes are important, so are your appearance and mannerisms.

Gallagher’s senior year: State funding, unions, #MeToo

At the close of his fourth year as Pitt's chancellor, Patrick Gallagher talked with The Pitt News about the major milestones of the year. <br> <i>(Photo by Christian Snyder)</i>

By Ashwini Sivaganesh

April 23, 2018

At this weekend’s graduation, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher will send off the first group of seniors he also witnessed start their first days of classes at Pitt four years ago. Like most of the graduating class, Gallagher’s fourth year was a busy one. The Pitt News talked with the chancellor l...

Transcript: TPN’s interview with Chancellor Gallagher

(Photo by Christian Snyder | Multimedia Editor)

By Ashwini Sivaganesh and Christian Snyder / TPN Staff

April 23, 2018

This is a transcript of our entire interview with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher. Click here to read our story with more context. The Pitt News: Looking back on this year, what would you say stands out compared to other years? Patrick Gallagher: I would say it was an amazing year when you think ...

Maduro vs the world: Venezuela’s hopeless crisis

Venezuela is in dire situation under President Nicolas Maduro. (Illustration by Liam McFadden | Staff Illustrator)

By Saket Rajprohat | Senior Columnist

September 20, 2017

The streets are filled with protesters. The shelves at grocery stores are empty, and pockets are even emptier. Right now, Venezuela looks bleak — and Veronica, a Venezuelan immigrant living in Pittsburgh who requested that her last name be withheld for her family’s safety, said the country is f...

Q&A: Mayoral candidate John Welch talks affordable housing, water and putting “this Pittsburgh” first

Dr. John Welch speaks at the second campaign stop of his

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief

May 11, 2017

Reverend, doctor, professor, dean of students. John Welch is hoping to add Mayor of Pittsburgh to that résumé as he campaigns to unseat the incumbent, Mayor Bill Peduto, in Tuesday's Democratic primary . We sat down with Welch in his Garfield campaign office to ask about some of his policies and ...

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin: Quirky name, polished sound.

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin: Quirky name, polished sound.

By Vincent Smith / Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

Phil Dickey, the lead singer, guitarist and occasional drummer of the band Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, has always tried to “keep things simplified.” A few years back, Dickey was holding songwriting jams for little kids, where the goal was for them to write a song a day. Coincidentally, th...

Immortal Technique drops a line on Syria and Political Hip Hop

By Jeff Ihaza / Senior Staff Writer

September 26, 2013

In an era when hip-hop’s most political days seem long gone, artists like Immortal Technique have become something of a dying breed. However, that doesn’t make his message any less powerful. From the get-go, the Peruvian-born, Harlem-raised rapper has been putting out tracks that skip the nicetie...

Bill Burr ignores critics, focuses on comedy

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

September 19, 2013

As a comedian, actor and radio personality, Bill Burr has developed a following for his blunt, everyman style of humor. Burr never holds back, going on riffs about his issues with women, American education, The Oprah Winfrey Show and the tribulations of dog ownership. In anticipation of his performance...

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