Karen A. Litzinger

About Karen Litzinger

Karen Litzinger has been a career services professional for over 25 years. Her expertise includes career counseling, job search coaching, and outplacement consulting. Karen also presents training on business etiquette topics, including power mingling and dining etiquette, and she is currently president of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

Karen has an M.A. from Michigan State University in Higher Education Administration with a focus in Career Education, and a B.A. in Business Administration from Duquesne University. Karen's past positions include Director of Career Services at Chatham College, Career Center Associate Director at Carnegie Mellon University, and Outplacement Consultant at DBM, an international consulting firm.

Karen has been awarded special membership status as a Master Career Development Professional through the National Career Development Association. She is the only career counselor from Western Pennsylvania listed with this prestigious status on the NCDA web site.


National Certified Counselor
Master Career Development Professional
PA Licensed Professional Counselor
Global Career Development Facilitator


American Counseling Association
National Career Development Association
Pittsburgh Coaches Association
National Speakers Association