We’re dedicated to helping you grow as citizens and future professionals while you’re on campus, putting what you study to work in the real world. Experiential learning allows you to uncover your passions, strengthen your resume, and reinforce what you’re learning in the classroom.

  • Internships: Studying in the city of Pittsburgh puts you a quick walk or bus ride away from incredible internships. Our office of Career Services and Placement Assistance guarantees an experiential learning opportunity to anyone who participates in their Internship Prep Program. Pitt students have landed internships at places like the Andy Warhol Museum, the Pittsburgh Penguins, U.S. Steel, and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.
  • Co-ops: The Cooperative Education Program at the University of Pittsburgh offers you the chance to learn, earn, and graduate with a higher starting salary while maintaining your status as a full-time student. This program is available in engineering, chemistry, information science, and computer science.
  • Study abroad: Pitt offers study abroad programs in 75+ countries. Expand your mind and let other cultures open you up to whole new possibilities. Earn credit toward your degree and study in places like Berlin, Beijing, or Sydney.
  • Undergraduate research: Pitt is a top 100 global research university and undergraduate students can participate in research with our outstanding faculty as early as their freshman year.