Job Hunt Preparation
Resume & Cover Letter Assistance
Qualified volunteers & staff are available in the Library's Job & Career Education Center to help you create a strong resume and cover letter so you can land that all important interview. In addition to regular printing at 25˘ per page, the department has white and ivory resume paper and matching envelopes available for 35˘ per page. Space is limited, so please call 412-622-3133 to schedule a half-hour appointment. Appointments are available at no cost.
Unless otherwise noted, appointments can be made during the following days and times:
Wednesdays 2:00 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Job & Career Education Center, Second Floor
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh — Main
4400 Forbes Ave. in Oakland
Do you need help preparing for an important interview? Visit the Job & Career Education Center on Wednesdays between 1:00 and 2:00 PM for individualized assistance. A JCEC staff person will be available to conduct a mock interview and offer constructive feedback. No appointment necessary. Mock interviews are available at no cost.
Special Speaker Events
The Job & Career Education Center often hosts special speaking events featuring local career consultants, such as Karen Litzinger and Carol Silvis. Past speaking events have included talks on topics such as Job Hunting After 50, Choosing the Best Career for Your Personality Type, and Tips for Women Returning to the Work Force. Please visit our monthly class calendar to find out what is being offered! Special speaker events are offered at no cost.
WORKshops: Developing Your Career
Looking for your next big career? Meet Human Resources representatives from the area's top employers who will talk to you about their application and hiring process. Bring your résumé with you to receive advice that will help it stand out and get noticed. Visit our official WORKshops page to find out which employer is visiting next!
Job & Career Education Center: firstname.lastname@example.org