Pittsburgh: Thriving City
Pittsburgh is recognized in measure after measure as one of America’s best places to be. Countless career and internship opportunities, plus all the attractions and entertainment a big city offers.
RMU can plug students into a web of contacts and corporate partnerships, from major multinational companies to tech startups to healthcare organizations, and everything in between. Over the next 10 years, employers in the Pittsburgh region will need to hire 1.2 million people. RMU is poised to meet that challenge, preparing graduates in high demand fields including business, information technology, engineering, and healthcare.
Here's what they're saying about Pittsburgh:
- #2 city for jobs
- World's coolest places to visit
- World's most liveable cities
- Best cities for recreation
- Best cities for geeks
- Most bike-friendly
- Winningest sports towns
- Hottest food city
- Safest places to live
Pittsburgh's Strong Economy:
- 12 companies in Fortune 1000
- $139 billion Gross Regional Product
- 584,000 people in high value jobs*
Source: Pittsburgh Regional Alliance
*paying more than 110% of national average wage
Pittsburgh Speakers Series presented by RMU
Since 2002, Robert Morris University has been bringing celebrated authors, thinkers, and entertainers from around the world to Pittsburgh to share their insights and experiences and to broaden our horizons. Besides their main appearances at Heinz Hall, many have visited RMU to speak to students. See the current lineup.
Pittsburgh Walking Tour
Take our one-hour walking tour, and you'll hear tales from Pittsburgh's frontier past, see architectural marvels built by Gilded Age fortunes, and learn the details of a fierce rivalry between two tycoons.