Prospective Students

Undergraduates interested in pursuing a certificate in Jewish Studies have the opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors from departments throughout the Dietrich School, both inside and beyond the classroom. Our students take advantage of resume-building internships in the Pittsburgh Jewish community; apply for generous funding for independent research, Study Abroad, and travel; and, work one-on-one with advisors to develop individualized academic plans that help put them on the path to success.

Recent stand out student experiences include:

  • Regular invitations to contribute to ReligYinz, an online exhibit focused on lived religion in Pittsburgh
  • A robust schedule of invited scholars and special events
  • Priority for securing Undergraduate Teaching Assistantships, Research Assistantships, and Internships within the program

For more information about our department, or to schedule a visit or tour, please contact the Dietrich School's recruitment team at

If you are interested in graduate programs at the Dietrich School, please email for more information.