Career Services

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Be a Leader in Your Career

Our mission is to prepare you to excel in the classroom and in the workforce post-graduation. We offer comprehensive career support that connects you to opportunities in teaching, human development, and health, physical activity, and wellness.

Our career team supports:

  • Career exploration and strategy
  • Resume and cover letter reviews
  • Mock interviews
  • Internship placement assistance
  • Information on state certification requirements
  • Career development activities
  • Access to school alumni

Undergraduate Career Services

Our undergraduate students receive career services through the University of Pittsburgh Career Center

Graduate and Doctoral Career Services

Our master's and doctoral level students receive personalized career support from Pit Education career advisors. We also have internship coordinators who will support your placement in positions in teaching, human development, and health, physical activity, and exercise. These opportunities exist because of our strong relationships with organizations across Western Pennsylvania.

Alumni-Student Mentoring Opportunities

One of the best things about being a Pitt School of Education student is the strength of our alumni network. You have access to a powerful group of over 33,000 educators and health professionals around the world.

The University of Pittsburgh Pitt Commons platform lets you easily seek out and connect with alumni who are volunteering to give career advice and mentoring to students. You may also reach out to the Pitt Education alumni office on a one-on-one basis to see if they can connect you with an alumni mentor in your field.