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5 Reasons Vet Techs Love Their Jobs

Jan 08 2018

It’s no secret that veterinary technicians have awesome jobs. They can work as caretakers at zoos, provide critical care to beloved house pets, and even research ways to keep animals healthier. For any animal lover, or even people looking to make the world a healthier place, veterinary technology is an exciting field. Here are five…

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7 Awesome Things to Do for the Healthcare Professional in Your Life on Valentine’s Day

Jan 05 2018

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and you’re probably still wondering what to do for the healthcare professional in your life. It’s OK. There’s no need to panic. We’ve got you covered. Sometimes it can be tricky to find fun, unique ways to show those closest to you that you love them, especially if…

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7 Tips for Going Back to School

Dec 28 2017

Are you thinking about going back to school? You may want to build an exciting new career or create a source of steady income. There’s a million great reasons to continue your education. Whatever the reason may be, there are a few things you can do to be fully prepared to go back to school….

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Why Community Involvement is Important at PCI

Nov 10 2017

Most, if not all, students at Pittsburgh Career Insitute choose to come here so they can build a career helping other people or animals. Our students have a passion for serving others. It’s what motivates them. This drive to help and serve is one of the things that makes being a student or staff member…

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Building a Great Culture at PCI

Oct 18 2017

Every school has a culture. School culture is made up of the norms, values, and the overall feeling that is present. There are a lot of things that go into creating that culture, and believe it or not, that culture can play a major role in how students learn. If your school has a negative…

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Infographic: Why Respiratory Therapy Can Be a Fulfilling Career

Oct 11 2017

Trying to find the perfect place in the healthcare industry to work? If you haven’t researched Respiratory Therapy yet, here are some of the reasons why it can be a great career! Once you check out the infographic, contact us to with any questions you may still have about becoming a Respiratory Therapist. Does Respiratory…

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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Pennsylvania

Sep 28 2017

If you are interested in becoming a dental assistant, you will need to know how to get properly certified and licensed. Dental assisting is an ever-growing profession with rewarding benefits. According to Learn How to Become, “The field of dental assisting is expected to grow by 25 percent between 2012 and 2022, and compassionate, knowledgeable…

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Which Healthcare Character Are You? Take Our Quiz!

Sep 19 2017

Have you been binge watching your favorite medical TV shows on Netflix? You’re probably envisioning yourself as one of your favorite characters, helping save lives, moving around the hospital, and changing people forever. Ready to find out who you are in the fictional healthcare industry? Take our quiz. Now that you’ve found out who you…

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