Your career begins here. Discover the opportunities of a world-class city, home to six Fortune 500 companies and more than 100 billion-dollar corporations. We’re proud to claim such prominent employers as West Penn Allegheny Health System, Highmark Health, BNY Mellon Corps., PNC, Heinz, and many more. Plus, major national centers such as Washington D.C. and New York City are only hours away, making your professional options broader than ever.
Point Park’s career development services provide you with comprehensive support. Find internships, prepare your resume, network with industry leaders, and develop the skills you need for success beyond graduation. F-1 students are permitted to work part time on campus. Students are eligible for CPT after 2 full-time academic semesters. Students considering OPT must work at jobs within their field of study, and can work a maximum of 12 months. Those pursuing degrees in STEM fields are eligible for an additional 24-month OPT extension.
Career Development Center
Point Park’s Career Development Center can help students and alumni develop the skills they need for their future success. We offer personal career counselors, who will help guide your journey toward professional advancement. Our CDC offers:
- Job and internship resources
- Career fairs
- Relevant resources and handouts
Career Development Events
We provide students with numerous opportunities to explore their future through hands-on experience. Point Park’s CDC offers the following annual events:
- Internship & Job Fairs (Fall and Spring)
- Etiquette Dinner and Networking Reception
- Senior Week Networking Event
- Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Internship & Job Fair
Career Services Resources
Learn more about the practical skills you need for the workforce. Our CDC can provide you with resources about:
- Cover letters
- Long-term career development
- Job searching
- And more!