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Time Out with the Career Center

Time Out with the Career Center

By Pitt's Career Center
Subscribe and listen to Time Out with the Career Center to hear about some big-picture ideas to help guide students at the University of Pittsburgh. You will hear about exploring your interests, critical thinking about resumes and networking, job searching tips, and hear from professionals/alumni. This podcast was created to help students understand and navigate the world of work.
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Dress for Success Part 2!
When you look good, you feel good too!!! Please tune in for part two of our series on dressing for success with our host Devin Changa (Employer Relations Coordinator and Glen Edward Experiential Learning Consultant). They share some tips and tricks for Dress for in-person and virtual interviews.
September 21, 2022
Meet Lauren! Career Consultant for SCI, Math & Stats Students!
Lauren has been with the Career Center since July 2019. She works with SCI, Math & Stats students. She brings three years of career consulting experience with her to Pitt. Lauren was born and raised in Pittsburgh and attended Slippery Rock University. She received her BS in Psychology and then continued to receive her MA in Student Affairs in Higher Education with College Counseling. Lauren enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and new puppy, Otto, along with trying new foods. Meet Lauren in this podcast episode! 
September 07, 2022
What The First 90 Days In Your Career Should Look Like
Take A Time Out With The Career Center and explore what the first 90 days can look like as a graduating senior entering the workplace. In this episode, you will hear from Devin Changa and Lindsay Fera as to the advice they have for you to be prepared and ready for the real world! 
April 20, 2022
Time Out with Norfolk Southern Corporation!
Time out with Norfolk Southern Corporation! In this episode, you will hear from Brian Doyle, Employment Development Specialist at Pitt's Career Center, and Jerome Rhymes, Talent Acquisition Specialist at Norfolk Southern Corporation.
March 31, 2022
Learn about Bayer: Part 2
Time Out with Bayer! In this episode you will hear from Brian Doyle, Employment Development Specialist at Pitt's Career Center, Andrew Hutelmyer,  Strategy and Implementation, Medical Devices Product Supply at Bayer,  and Shannon Jankowski, Head of Portfolio Management Office-Maximize at Bayer! All three of them are Pitt Alumni too! 
March 10, 2022
Time Out with Enterprise Holdings!
Take A Time Out with Enterprise Holdings! Join Pitt's Career Center and Natalie Miller, Enterprise's Group Talent Acquisition Manager to learn the ins and outs of the organization. Additionally, get to hear what Natalie's favorite food spot is in a trendy Pittsburgh neighborhood.  Enterprise is the largest car rental company in the U.S. and is the parent company of the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, and Alamo Rent-A Car brands. It has more than 10,000 locations in neighborhoods and airports. Top 50 Employer for Women from The Times in 2020 Early Talent Award from Handshake, Top 10 Employer in Transportation & Logistics 2021  Forbes America’s Best Employers for New Graduates – Enterprise Holdings 2020 
February 16, 2022
Tim James from GOOGLE!
Time Out with the Career Center speaks with one of our Alumni In Residence, Tim James and Emily Bennett, who is currently managing Experiential Learning Programs and Initiatives at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Computing and Information.  Tim James is currently a Software Engineering Manager at Google. He holds a BS in Computer Science and an MBA, both from Katz. He is currently his pursuing his PhD in Technology at Purdue University. Beyond his work at Google, Tim has been an adjunct professor at Pitt since 2012 for SCI. 
January 25, 2022
OCC " Outside of the Classroom" Part 2
In this episode, we chat with Devin Changa, Employer Relations Coordinator, and Amy Vaught, the Outside of the Classroom Curriculum (OCC) Coordinator. Amy shares the new changes and incentives to the OCC; we also learn a little more about her nontraditional career path and how those experiences prepared her for a career in higher education.
December 15, 2021
Dress for Success with Devin Changa and Glen Edward
When you look your best, you feel your best! In this episode, Devin (Employer Relations Coordinator at the Career Center) and Glen (Graduate Assistant at the Career Center) dive into all the ways you can "dress for success" when preparing to network, interview, or start a new job. Topics include personal grooming, virtual background tips, outfit choice, and more!
November 08, 2021
Career Consultant Crash Course Part 2: Erin Wheeler
In this episode we chat with Erin Wheeler, our Career Consultant for liberal arts students. Listen to find out why she chose to come to Pitt, how she helps students discover the best career path for them, what she's watching on Netflix, and so much more. Plus, get the inside scoop about what to expect during your first appointment with Erin at the Career Center. 
October 18, 2021
Career Consultant Crash Course Part 1: Michelle Yingling
Time Out is back and better than ever! This episode is a meet-and-greet with Michelle Yingling, our Career Consultant for social sciences and pre-law students. We get to know a little more about Michelle, how she helps students who are interested in law, and what you can expect during your first Career Consultant meeting.
October 04, 2021
A Virtual Chat with Veeva Systems
Veeva Systems is a cloud-based software company that provides services for the life sciences industry. In this episode, we talk with Marisa Gadoury about Veeva's history, mission, and available opportunities. 
April 13, 2021
Behind the Scenes with Precision Castparts
Precision Castparts is a leader in manufacturing complex components, particularly in the aerospace industry. In this episode, we go behind-the-scenes to learn about the history of Precision, what it's like to work there, and what they look for in career candidates. 
March 01, 2021
How Can the Career Center Help an Internship Seeker?
In this episode, we talk to Jennifer Wallace, a current Pitt student who has used Career Center resources in her search for an undergraduate internship. 
January 05, 2021
Behind the Scenes with Bayer
In this episode, we explore the biotechnology and life science industry with Bill Barone and Chelsea Marsh, two Pitt alumni who now work at Bayer. 
December 15, 2020
Taking a Time Out on National Career Development Day
This year, the Career Center is ringing in National Career Development Day by planning...nothing! While we traditionally host an event or an open house, the circumstances of this semester warranted some time to take a break. In this episode, Jon and Gabby reflect on the Fall semester and talk about the importance of taking time for self-care during this busy month. 
November 18, 2020
Rethinking Retail: What It's Like to Work at Target
In this episode,  our Career Center hosts have a conversation with two members of the Target corporate team: Eboni Thrower, Human Resources Executive Team Lead. and Greg Pare, Lead Campus Recruiter. Eboni and Greg talk about their experiences working at Target, what to expect as an applicant, and the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives the company is taking. 
October 08, 2020
Career Fairs and Job Hunting According to Young Alumni
In this episode, recent Pitt graduates Gabby and Jon give their insights into the job hunting process, from attending career fairs to binge-watching 30 seasons of The Amazing Race (seriously). Take a listen to learn some tips and tricks to help with your own job hunt! 
September 09, 2020
So, What Exactly Is the OCC?
Every Pitt students will hear the slogan at some point: "Complete the OCC." But, what exactly is the OCC, and how do you complete it? In our first episode of Time Out, we interview Amy Vaught, OCC Coordinator at the Pitt Career Center. She explains exactly what to expect out of the OCC and why it's an awesome opportunity for undergraduates. 
August 17, 2020