Summer Intern Housing in Pittsburgh

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Looking to complete an internship in the Pittsburgh are, but need safe temporary housing? Regional institutions offer housing for interns so you can review the locations, amenities, and costs to choose what is right for you.

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By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Assistant Director of Career Development Christina Moreschi
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Exit Portfolio

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Beginning in Fall 2016, the Art Department began collecting an Exit Portfolio from all students graduating with a B.F.A. degree. This Exit Portfolio must be submitted during the semester you apply to graduate. The Exit Portfolio will consist of three …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Assistant Director of Career Development Christina Moreschi
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Tips on Addressing a Job Gap In Your Resume

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No matter how positive your attitude, being unemployed is frustrating, especially when it goes on for longer than you planned. Employers know that. So when you’re writing a cover letter or going in for an interview, they don’t expect you …

By Peter Ostrander
Peter Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development Peter Ostrander
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What Can You Do With A Biology Degree?

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Medical school isn’t the only option for graduates with a bachelor’s degree in biology, although you may still have to invest in additional education beyond a four-year degree to get started.

A biology degree opens the door to many career …

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Best Job Sites for Career Seeking Individuals with Disabilities

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Employment prospects for people with disabilities are growing, aided by the growth of the Internet and a related movement by employers to create more remote and telecommuting jobs.1 Many employers are eager …

By Alison Doyle
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Curriculum Vitae (CV) Samples and Writing Tips

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When applying for certain positions in the US, as well as jobs internationally, you may be required to submit a curriculum vitae rather than a resume. A curriculum vitae, or CV, includes more information than your typical resume, including details …

By Alison Doyle
Alison Doyle Curriculum Vitae (CV) Samples and Writing Tips
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After 20 years of hiring, I refuse to look at resumes that have this common yet outdated section-Objective

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Over the past 20 years, I’ve reviewed thousands of resumes, and despite the vast amount of information available on how to write one, only a shockingly small amount of people do it well.

The most impressive resumes concisely and compellingly …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Assistant Director of Career Development Christina Moreschi
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Here’s an example of the perfect answer to ‘Tell me about yourself,’ according to Yale career experts

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No amount of advance work can help prepare for off-the-wall interview questions like “How do you fit an elephant into a cupboard?” There is, however, one question that every candidate should assume will always come up: “Tell me about yourself.”

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Assistant Director of Career Development Christina Moreschi
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Erie Insurance Career Day

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Erie Insurance is hosting an event for students (ideally first and second year students) to celebrate insurance careers month and learn about the variety of careers in insurance. Due to limited space, only 15 EU students may attend. Students MUST …

By Monica Clem
Monica Clem Executive Director, Career Development and Experiential Learning Monica Clem
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PsyD or Ph.D.

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About the PsyD in General Psychology

Degree Type: Doctor of Psychology (PsyD)
Location: Online, classroom, and hybrid
Duration: Minimum of 4 years
Total Credits: Typically between 70 and 124, but varies widely
Aid Eligible: Yes, for accredited programs

If your …

By Peter Ostrander
Peter Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development Peter Ostrander
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