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This Week in Jobs Pittsburgh: Zen Baby

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Hi! You’re reading the Pittsburgh edition of This Week in Jobs (TWIJ), a weekly newsletter written by our team at in partnership with InnovatePGH and the Pittsburgh Innovation District. Each week we put together for you a slate of news and fresh job opportunities in the ‘burgh. If you’re not already subscribed, you can do so here.

What are parents getting this year for the kid who has everything? Mindfulness.

From a Breathe With Me Barbie, who leads kids in guided mediation, to a toy therapy dog, this year’s latest craze in holiday gifts seems to be decidedly more Zen.

In a year where we’ve all faced unprecedented levels of stress, it seems we could all take a cue from the latest craze. This holiday season, we hope you find meditating-Barbie levels of inner peace. Pause, take a breath, and visualize success in 2021.

Now, ohm to the jobs.

The News

At the beginning of the pandemic, Duolingo grew by 30 million users worldwide. Here’s what that growth means for the region’s tech unicorn.

Lyft is partnering with Motional (the partnership between Hyundai and Aptiv) to bring autonomous vehicles to its ride-sharing service by 2023. Join the ride and check out Motional’s many Pittsburgh job openings.

As Pittsburgh recognizes its lack of equity and opportunity for its Black residents, how can the city’s startup culture be part of the solution?

The Jobs

The Remote Jobs

The End

Enjoy your moment of Zen, and we’ll see you in 2021 for a fresh new edition of TWIJ.

If you want to check on new jobs in the mid-Atlantic region, go ahead and sift through’s jobs board any time.

See you in the new year!

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