Pitzer Switchboard

The Pitzer Switchboard is an easy-to-use community networking platform exclusively for Pitzer students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff. You can ask for what you need or offer what you have. Searching through posts is easy: all posts are displayed on the main interface and can be filtered by category or keyword.

What can you OFFER?

  • Internships or jobs
  • Career advice
  • A spare room to crash in when traveling or rent while vacant
  • Share that great new blog you started
  • Just about anything you can think of

What can you ASK for?

  • Internships or jobs
  • Career advice
  • A spare room to crash in when traveling
  • A networking meet-up
  • Just about anything you can think of

The Pitzer Switchboard thrives on good vibes and community support. If you see anything you like – interesting posts, helpful comments, or awesome success stories – make sure to give them a HEART! It’s always nice to spread the Pitzer love.

Here’s a little information to get you Switchboarding. Registering is a snap. Navigation is easy. Posting is fun.

  1. Sign Up This takes less than a minute! If you like, use single-sign on with your social account of choice.
  2. Search The Switchboard interface is simple and intuitive. All posts are listed on the main interface when you log in.  Posts can be filtered by Category Type (ASK or OFFER), Location, or advanced filters like Community Affiliation or Class Year. Posts can be sorted by Most Recent, Most Relevant and Latest Activity.
  3. Post When you are ready to make and ASK or OFFER, Simply choose ASK or OFFER. Add a title, write out your awesome ask or offer, select a subcategory, add your location and any relevant tags, and hit “Post”.
  4. Connect If you want to connect with someone, you can COMMENT on their post (this conversation will appear on that post’s page), or you can MESSAGE the person (this message is private).
  5. Add your interests Once you’ve updated your interests (these can be related to your career, hobbies, current city, etc.), Pitzer Switchboard will show you related posts in the sidebar and in your weekly digest emails. It’s an efficient way to ensure you don’t miss any posts that are relevant to you.
  6. Need more info? Check out the Community Help Center.