Career Express-Career and Professional Development Center - Carnegie Mellon University

Career Express

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Carnegie Mellon University
Cohon Center, 12:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Career Express is an exciting series of informative workshops designed to quickly and efficiently prepare students for the upcoming career fairs and recruiting season. A full host of sessions cover a range of topics, and are designed to give you an edge with recruiters and in your career search. The presenters are representatives from a variety of top organizations. (see agenda below).  

Career Express 2015 Agenda

(NOTE: All programs will be held in the Cohon Center—specific room locations to be announced in the near future)

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

My Journey in Leadership Software Architecture
Presented by GE
Cohon Center - Rangos 1

Resume Writing
Presented by Google
Cohon Center - Rangos 2

Interviewing and Working at a Start Up
Presented by Yext
Cohon Center - Rangos 3

Thinking about a big vs small company? Learn more about the start up world!  Yext is one of the fastest growing Tech companies in NYC.  Our engineers move fast and get stuff done. We'll tell you about the office culture, interview process, and our advice on getting hired at a start up.  

1:45 - 2:45 p.m.

Technical Interviewing
Presented by Microsoft
Cohon Center - Rangos 1

From the Eyes of a Recruiter
Presented by Northrop Grumman
Cohon Center - Rangos 2

Get the inside view on your job search from Bob Raybits of Northrop Grumman Corporation, as he shares insights on the full cycle recruiting and hiring process from the "other side" of the table. Mr. Raybits will give tips on each stage, from applying online to receiving the offer. Don't miss your chance to hear his advice and ask question!

Robotic Careers
Presented by Carnegie Robotics
Cohon Center - Rangos 3

Chris Osterwood, CTO at Carnegie Robotics will discuss the maturation of robotics in both technology and markets, his own career trajectory as an example of what working in the robotics field is like,  the multidisciplinary nature of the field, and information on Pittsburgh-based robotics companies.

Demystifying the Consulting Case Interview
Presented by Capco
Cohon Center - McKenna/Peter/Wright

You can help form the future of finance!  Meet with Capco recruiters for an open and honest conversation about consulting for the financial services industry. Connect with us as we demystify the case interview process and share what we actually do!  

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

How To Market Your Technical Skills and Stand Out at a Job Fair or Interview
Presented by Lutron
Cohon Center - Rangos 1

Working A Job Fair
Presented by National Security Agency
Cohon Center - Rangos 2

How to Rock the Technical Interview
Presented by
Cohon Center - Rangos 3

What makes a good candidate good and a bad candidate bad? Come share some technical  interviewing stories with us and learn how to ace the interview!

Summer Internships: Your Start to Building a Career in Technology and Finance
Presented by Credit Suisse
Cohon Center - McKenna / Peter / Wright rooms

Please join Credit Suisse for an information session on the 2016 Summer Analyst Program in Technology. This presentation will provide you with information on the financial services industry, the role of the Technology division at Credit Suisse, and what it takes to be a successful Technologist.

4:15 - 5:00 p.m.

Networking Session
Cohon Center - Connan

Career Express is open to ALL Carnegie Mellon students. No pre-registration needed.
Attend all or part of the day. Dress is business casual. Career Express is open to all Carnegie Mellon students with a valid ID (please bring your ID card with you to the event)

Questions, comments, or concerns regarding this event? Please call the Career and Professional Development Center at (412) 268-2064 or email