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Haley Tinsley – Student Highlight

January 17, 2020 | admin

“Every day I learn something new, and every day when I leave the school, I remember and retain what I’ve learned that day. That’s never happened to me before.” Those are the words of United Career Institute Irwin’s medical assisting student Haley Tinsley. Haley tried a few different avenues to higher education, including a few semesters at Bradford Business School...

4 Tips for Balancing School, Work, and Life During the Holidays

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The holidays are here and with them comes office parties, family events, and tasty cookies! Spending extra time with loved ones and finding amazing gifts you know your family will love is part of the holiday fun, but it can be hard to balance these extra activities when you have a school, work, and family life. How can you get...

How to Create SMART Career Goals

January 10, 2020 | admin

For all of us, there are things we want to accomplish in life and in our careers. Maybe your dream is to be the first one in your family to graduate from college. Or maybe you are unhappy in your current job and want to get into a new, more fulfilling career. Maybe you already have a great job and...

Meet the New United Fayette County Campus

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We’re so excited to announce that Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology is now United Career Institute – Fayette County! As the new United Fayette County campus, we pledge to work with our community, local employers, students, and graduates to enable trained professionals to provide skilled service and care to the local community. Our purpose is to empower change by...

What Should High School Seniors Be Doing Now?

December 20, 2019 | admin

With school dances, holiday breaks, and classes with your best friends, being a senior in high school can be an awesome experience. You’ve made it so far and can see the finish line! For some, it can also be overwhelming and a little frightening. As you finish one journey and prepare for the next, the most important question to ask...

Top 5 Resume Tips to Get Noticed

December 13, 2019 | admin

With only one chance to make a great first impression on hiring managers and recruiters, you always want to have a top-notch resume that shows why you’re best for the job. The way you present your education, skills, certifications, and experience in your resume can give you an advantage over the competition, so ensuring your resume is professional and easy...

Thankful for Our Students

November 27, 2019 | admin

At United Career Institute, our purpose is to empower change by creating opportunity for our students. We enable each and every student to succeed by providing the necessary education, support, and skills training. With fast track career training programs in Practical Nursing, Medical Assisting, and Medical Office Administration, we work hard to give students the best start possible in their...

How to Dress for Success

November 26, 2019 | admin

You’ve heard people say, dress for the job you want, not the job you have, but how do you actually do that? How can you make a great first impression and get the job you want? When meeting someone new, even before you speak, your appearance has already started to speak for you. From the clothes you’re wearing to the...

Externship Highlight – Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services

November 15, 2019 | admin

Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services has been established in the Uniontown area since 1969. Its current site coordinator is Mary Jane Miller, Lead Psychiatric Nurse. She says, “Our services operate primarily by providing outpatient mental health services to the community, including adult and children services. We at Chestnut Ridge Counseling Services agree not to discriminate in the provision of services to...

How to Dress for Success

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Have you ever heard the saying, dress for the job you want, not the job you have? Dressing for success can help you make an awesome first impression and get your dream job, but how exactly do you do this? Anytime you meet someone new, they begin to evaluate and make assumptions about you based on your appearance, even before...