Career Counseling for Grad Students

The University of Pittsburgh has a long-standing commitment to preparing graduate and professional students for successful careers, including those in the academic world.

Office of Academic Career Development

The Office of Academic Career Development provides students in Pitt's schools of the health sciences with tools, resources, and support for achieving their full potential as leaders in biomedical research, education, and clinical practice.

Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development

While academic units are the primary sources of career support for graduate and professional students, Pitt's Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development leverages institutional resources to meet the common career-development needs of doctoral and postdoctoral trainees across all schools.

Versatile PhD

Pitt subscribes to Versatile PhD, which helps graduate students to identify and prepare for nonacademic careers.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources not just for faculty but for postdocs, and graduate students as well.

Black Doctoral Network

The Black Doctoral Network serve as a conduit between talented Black and Latino scholars and researchers, and practitioners, and institutions in the social sciences, STEM, and humanities.