by Cori Swidorsky

The Career Development Center(CDC) is a division of Jewish Family & Children’s Services.   The CDC offers assistance to job seekers including college graduates, those who have experienced a layoff, and those who are looking for a career change.  The CDC has helped over 16,000 job seekers with their employment and career needs.

The staff is made up of a Director of the Career Development Center, Career Counselors, a Coordinator of Immigrant Career Services, a Job Developer, Community Programs Specialist, and a Scholarship Program Director.

Some of the services that the CDC provides are:  Career Consultation and Counseling, Job Search Assistance, Career Relocation, Career Resource Center, and Workshops and Seminars.

Many of their programs are free to those who qualify.  Those who qualify can be unemployed, underemployed, or other reasons which will qualify someone for free programs.

For more information on the Career Development Center visit their website


5743 Bartlett Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Authors Bio

Cori Swidorsky has been a residence of Pittsburgh, PA for 17 years.  Her experience includes 10+ years in Recruiting and Job Search Coaching,  the Owner of Pittsburgh’s Ultimate Career Connection, A Recruiters Tips on Job Searching Blog, and is a contributing writer to  She successfully helps job seekers with learning creative techniques to finding a job.