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Why Soft Skills are Important in Your Career

Different skills are required for different jobs. For example, a nurse needs a different set of skills than an accounting professional. However, a specific set of skills, called soft skills, is important for everyone to have, regardless of your chosen career field. Soft skills are personal attributes that enable someone to work effectively and in … Read more

Kaitlyn Hawthorne – Staff Highlight

Meet United Career Institute’s new Career Management Director (CMD), Kaitlyn Hawthorne! Kaitlyn attended Duquesne University, where she received her degree in Secondary Education and Mathematics. Before joining the UCI team at both our Irwin and Mount Braddock campuses, Kaitlyn lived in five different states and worked as a server and in appraisal management but found … Read more

Advantages of Practical Nursing

If you have always dreamed of becoming a nurse, starting a career in practical nursing may be the perfect choice for you. As a licensed practical nurse, you have the opportunity to help people and make a difference in their lives every day when you go to work. There are many advantages of choosing a … Read more

Cassidy Winck – Student Highlight

United Career Institute is thrilled to introduce you to our August Student of the Month, Cassidy Winck. Cassidy is a student in United’s Medical Assisting program. United Career Institute is Cassidy’s first experience with a post-secondary institute. Prior to attending school, she was a part of the workforce. “I was working full time at Pediatric … Read more

Proper Colostomy Bag Procedure

Here at United Career Institute, we prepare our students for real-world scenarios with hands-on training. Watch as practical nursing student Amber Berdar and Clinical and Lab Instructor, Melissa Pulice, demonstrate placing a colostomy bag onto a patient. To learn more about our Practical Nursing program and how you can get started today, click here!

How to Enroll for Fall Classes

Are you ready to make the move into an exciting healthcare career? Or maybe you want to advance your current career but aren’t sure where to start? Whatever your unique situation may be, we’ve got you covered at United Career Institute. We have many years of experience helping students achieve their career goals by providing … Read more

Allison Orr – Graduate Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to Allison Orr, a recent graduate of our Medical Assisting program. Prior to attending United, Allison was working with the elderly at a nursing home.  She knew she had a passion for helping people and wanted to find a school that would set her up … Read more

What Is the Difference Between a MA and LPN?

Many people dream of starting a career in the healthcare industry, and maybe you are one of them. The healthcare field is continuing to grow, and the different types of available jobs are also increasing. When you work in healthcare, you have the chance to make a difference in people’s lives by helping them when … Read more

Amber Berdar – Student Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is thrilled to introduce you to our July Student of the Month, Practical Nursing student, Amber Berdar. Amber started her journey with United as a student in our Medical Assisting degree program. She said, “I attended United before for the Medical Assisting program, and I had a very good experience. … Read more

Career Services at United

Career services at United Career Institute assist students with their experience while giving them the edge they’ll need for future job prospects. Whether you’re a traditional or nontraditional student, returning to school, or just starting your journey, United’s career services are here for you. We are committed to helping you achieve your goals, which is … Read more