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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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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. 
26:46
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. 
35:60
March 1, 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. 
13:33
January 5, 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. 
28:00
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. 
23:24
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. 
22:34
October 8, 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! 
34:55
September 9, 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. 
26:06
August 17, 2020