Career Services Department

Our experience, and contacts in the community will help guide you in your search for a rewarding career

We’ll Support You Every Step of the Way

At Career Training Academy, we do everything we can to make sure you’re prepared to begin searching for a career. From helping you practice interview techniques to locating job opportunities and brushing-up your education long after you graduate, we’ll be there for you.


“The Career Services Department provides career related education, experiential learning, professional development, and post-graduate opportunities for the benefit of students and alumni.”

Placement Assistance for All Graduates and Students

You’ll feel confident pursuing employment knowing you have the skills to take full advantage of every opportunity. Our experienced Career Services staff will not only use industry contacts to assist in your job search, but will help you write your resume, develop networking techniques, and teach you how to successfully complete an interview.

Our Career Services Team

Career Training Academy has experienced staff that know how to make you desirable to employers. With our Career Services Team supporting you, you’ll be able to pursue your career with confidence.

Let’s get to know them a little better.

Dianne CarrollDianne Carroll
Director of Career Services

Mrs. Carroll has many years of experience in the Allied Health field as well as over 14 years’ student Career Development experience within the Allied Healthcare Career School network, 10 of those years with Career Training Academy. She is dedicated to helping graduates find the right position to begin their careers.

Kristy GraffKristy Graff
Externship Administrator – Career Services Associate

Ms. Graff, a Graduate of Career Training Academy, and a NCMA certified Medical Assistant herself, oversees Career Training Academy’s Externship program.  She is also the facilitator of the UPMC POWRR Program. Ms. Graff also is very dedicated to our grads and works very hard on placing them into great positions.

EmilyEmma Lee Hartle

Mrs. Hartle, is a seasoned Career coach with outstanding expertise in resume writing developed through many years’ experience and consistent updated training through the Professional Association of Resume Writers/Career Coaches. Mrs. Hartle works individually with students on how to highlight their education, skills and past work experience into a professional resume as well as interview coaching.

Do You Want to Learn More About How We Can Assist You Pursue Employment?

Please send an e-mail to either Dianne Carroll at or Kristy Graff at to request more information or ask questions about how our Career Services Team can help you.

Our Community Partners

This list is a sampling of the Healthcare professionals that we work with for externship, job shadowing and employment opportunities.  We are contracted with all of the local health systems for externship experiences.

Amerisource Bergen
Aspen Dental


Celtic Health Care
Chestnut Hills Dental

Excela Health


Heritage Valley

La Vida Massage








Body Bar






Massage Envy
  • Citizens Family Health Clinic
  • Advanced Nephrology Association
  • Butler Health System*
  • Katsur Dental

Note: Some employers may require a background check and drug screening prior to employment.

*Denotes Contract for Externship