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Catching Up With Our Students

Apr 25 2017

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 Institute (@pciedu) on Apr 11, 2017…

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5 Signs You Might Love Surgical Technology

Apr 25 2017

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 technology….

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Job Search Tips from PCI’s Career Services Department

Dec 29 2016

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 position description and criteria with key…

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Why a Surgical Technology Degree could Change Your Life

Oct 23 2016

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…

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On the job With a Dental Assistant

Oct 21 2016

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 for you. Dental…

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4 Reasons You Should Consider a Career in Medical Billing & Coding

Oct 05 2016

The workforce is competitive no matter what industry you choose, which is why one of the top reasons that pursuing a degree is vital to achieving career success. The healthcare industry is experiencing unprecedented growth, thanks in part to nationwide reforms in healthcare. As a result, healthcare in general is expected to generate millions of…

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5 Reasons It’s Never Too Late to Begin Your Education at PCI

Furthering your education is an exciting and nerve-racking experience, no matter how old you are. Whether you are just out of high school or returning after your own kids have graduated, going back to school can be frightening, exhilarating and a huge life change. No matter how old you are, you are bound to have…

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What Can I Do With a Respiratory Therapy Degree?

Obtaining a respiratory therapy degree is a great choice for individuals who would like to explore career opportunities in a healthcare setting.  Respiratory therapist’s responsibilities include evaluating patient’s respiratory conditions, facilitating physical examinations, running diagnostic tests, and administering treatments. Below is some information about various career options available with a respiratory therapy degree, the ideal…

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