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Career Exploration

Not sure which path to take? Literacy Pittsburgh can help!

As a Literacy Pittsburgh student, you will have the opportunity to work with a career counselor to identify the best career path for you. We can help you to:

  • Research career opportunities
  • Explore colleges such as CCAC and Carlow University
  • Find out about job training programs in banking, technology, construction, healthcare, early childhood education, and more.
  • Navigate the application process and financial aid
  • Learn job search skills
  • Polish your resume and online presence

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This program is part of Literacy Pittsburgh's Ready & Relevant initiative, which is made possible through community project funding from the FY22 federal spending bill. The total cost of the Ready & Relevant program is $1,790,803. $675,000 (38%) is funded through a Federal Community Project grant. The other $1,115,883 (62%) is funded through other public contracts and private donations.

Student Spotlight: Karmel
Karmel endured a troubled childhood and was never permitted to attend school. However, she didn’t let this stop her. Karmel taught herself to read and write with the only books in the house…the Bible and a set of encyclopedias.
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