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How Much Do You Know About Respiratory Therapy?

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

Becoming a Respiratory Therapist is a great way to get into the the healthcare industry. As a Respiratory Therapist you can help others and work in a fast-paced environment. While respiratory therapy is a great healthcare job, not very many people know about what they do. How much do you know about [...]

5 Places to Work for a Respiratory Therapist

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Choosing a career as a Respiratory Therapist can lead to a fulfilling career in the healthcare industry. There is no doubt that it is rewarding to help people feel better and achieve greater health. Respiratory Therapists are a key member of healthcare! If you have been thinking about going to [...]

What Is a Veterinary Technician?

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you love animals and care about their health and well being, working in a vet clinic can be a lot of fun and make your work a blast! One way to get into the veterinary industry is to become a Veterinary Technician. Not sure what that is? Here’s the answer: What Is a Veterinary Technician? [...]

Traits of a Great Respiratory Therapist

June 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s no surprise that careers in the medical field take a lot of dedication and talent. One great career requiring less than 2 years of schooling is respiratory therapy! (In fact, you can earn an Associate’s Degree from Pittsburgh Career Institute in Respiratory Therapy!) These therapists [...]

How to Become a Massage Therapist in Pittsburgh

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

According to, massage therapists experience below average levels of stress and an above average amount of flexibility in their jobs, and the Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports that the job outlook for massage therapists is growing at a rate of 22% (much higher than the [...]

Catching Up With Our Students

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Our students are amazing! We love to document what PCI students are doing, and we are excited to share their progress as they go along in their educational journey. Haven’t been following us on Instagram? We’ve got some updates for you! Surgical Technology A post shared by Pittsburgh Career [...]

5 Signs You Might Love Surgical Technology

April 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

We understand the pressure of finding the “perfect career”; an occupation in which you thrive, and somewhere that you look forward to going to each day. Some might say that you can’t love what you do, but we beg to differ. Here are 5 signs that you might be the perfect fit for surgical [...]

Job Search Tips from PCI’s Career Services Department

December 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Read the newspaper and research job search websites to find more information on companies that are hiring and information about their application process. Use the posted job description to tailor your resume for the position. This will mean that you will have to edit your resume to suit the [...]

Why a Surgical Technology Degree could Change Your Life

October 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

Can’t stand sitting at a desk all day? Day in, day out routines become a bore all too easily? A career in surgical technology may be right for you. As a Surgical Tech, your role on the job is as unpredictable as the weather, as you work to keep everything in the operating room running smoothly in [...]

On the job With a Dental Assistant

October 21, 2016 // 1 Comment

Are you looking for a long, stable career that offers you diverse opportunities? How about a position that enables you to help others feel at ease and improve their wellbeing? If you answered yes to one or both of those questions, a career in dental assisting might be the right professional path [...]
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