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5 Places to Work for a Respiratory Therapist

Jul 18 2017

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 school to become a Respiratory…

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What Is a Veterinary Technician?

Jul 18 2017

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…

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Traits of a Great Respiratory Therapist

Jun 19 2017

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 are known for their specialty and what makes them…

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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

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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