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Explore Pittsburgh

Long before Saint Vincent College students began starting careers and lives in nearby Pittsburgh, waves of people — George Washington famous people — realized something great could be started just beyond the western slope of the Alleghenies.

It’s about 40 minutes or one slow coffee from our mountain campus to center city Pittsburgh — where big ideas and smart minds join to change the world.

Bearcats routinely make the trip seeking fun — as well as great internships, networking and job opportunities. Our mountain home is a great place to be in the moment. Pittsburgh is a fine place to claim your place in the future — among the tech and consumer start-ups, creative hubs, major hospitals, research labs, environmental innovators and community builders.

Tech Clout

Google, Uber, Disney Research, Intel, Facebook and Apple all maintain research and other operations in Pittsburgh.

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Hollywood A-List

Tom Hanks spent weeks in Western PA filming the critically acclaimed biographical drama A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Hanks joins the company of Emma Watson, Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dan Levy, Kristen Stewart, Mark Ruffalo, Channing Tatum, Russell Crowe, Amanda Seyfried, Vin Diesel, Will Smith, Morgan Freeman, Alec Baldwin, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Christian Bale, 50 Cent, Seth Rogan, Denzel Washington, Jason Momoa, Laura Dern, Viola Davis seen on location as the region continues to attract major TV and film productions.

Want to be a TV or movie extra? Check the Pittsburgh Film Office for casting calls.