Career Exploration and Job Search Preparation

These resources are designed with PhD students from all departments and at all stages of their careers in mind. Professional, master’s students, and postdocs may find them useful, as well.  

Whether you’re just starting or are about to finish your degree, the resources provided here will help you become aware of and expand your career options and prepare for your job search. Our goal is to enable students to pursue meaningful work and fulfilling careers and explore the diverse professional possibilities in academia, the private sector, nonprofits, and more.  

For more information or questions, contact Treviene Harris at


All resources are available to you for free as Pitt graduate students. These include in-person and online workshops, webinars, tutorials, guides, and checklists to help you get organized and plan your career path.


Here you’ll find career exploration experiential learning programs that will help you acquire skill and competencies while building your professional networks.