Category: Career Advice

What Are the Dental School Requirements in Pittsburgh, PA?

Apr 18 2018

Before applying to dental school there are a few requirements that must be met by applicants. Though each school has different prerequisites, most schools will require that you have at least a four-year degree or equivalent from a valid institution. Read on for other things to do before applying!

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What Can I Learn in a Surgical Technology Program?

Feb 21 2018

Working in the field of medicine can be a very exciting and rewarding job! Many people love the medical environment but do not have the resources or time to commit to the long term education needed in order to work in the medical field as a doctor or a surgeon. A surgical technician is able…

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Respiratory Therapy Alumni Spotlight: Lindsey Junstrom

Jan 19 2018

Respiratory Therapy is one of the less well-known programs among the ones we offer at Pittsburgh Career Institute (PCI). This month we had the distinct pleasure of interviewing one of our respiratory therapy alumni, Lindsey Junstrom. She is a bright and enthusiastic young woman that had a great deal of insight to share with us!…

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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 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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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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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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