Whether you’re searching for a job or internship, or just looking to schedule an appointment with your career consultant, Handshake is a comprehensive career management database. Access the career management tool through the Pitt portal.
Employers can register for an account with Handshake.
An easy-to-use approach for the "hidden job market" and managing your job hunt all in one place. This service is being provided FREE to Pitt-Johnstown students and alumni. Please note that you must have an email with the "pitt.edu" domain in order to create your free account, (If you are a Pitt-Johnstown alum, contact our office for instructions on how to create your free account). To get started, simply go to: www.upj.careershift.com.
Federal Work Study is available on campus. Eligibility is determined by completing a FAFSA and meeting with the Financial Aid Office. Students are paid minimum wage and allowed to work 10 hours per week during Spring and Fall terms. Full-time and part-time positions are available during summer.
Campus Employment is available through individual departments on campus. Students may work a maximum of 20 hours per week, dependent upon the office's operating budget.
A list of current openings can be found here.
The internet is a great tool for job searching. Most companies post positions on their website, online job boards, and social media outlets. Visit our job board page to browse multiple search engines and find tips on our job searching on social media.
*Beware of fraudulent job postings! Don't become a victim of job or internship posings online that are not legitimate employers and could up costing you time and money. Learn more>>