Carnegie Mellon University
Information for Students

Career Advising

Career consultants from the Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) are available to assist you with your job search from start to finish. Current students and alumni can schedule an appointment on Handshake to meet with their dedicated undergraduate or graduate career consultant to discuss one or more of the topics below.

The CPDC also offers drop-in advising hours while classes are in session.

  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Networking
  • Job/internship search strategies and resources
  • Job fair preparation
  • Interviewing skills/mock interviews
  • Job offer evaluation & negotiation


To review CEE employment outcomes from prior years, please visit the Post-Graduation Salaries & Destinations page of the CPDC website.

Career Fairs and Recruitment Events

The CPDC hosts employers for career fairs and on-campus recruiting events during both the fall and spring semester. Please login to Handshake for a current list of upcoming events.

The CEE Department also hosts an Annual Career Fair each spring semester. This event is open to our students only, and we invite recruiters who are specifically looking to hire civil & environmental engineers for both full-time positions and internships.”

Need More Information?

For additional information on career resources and recruiting events, please visit the Career and Professional Development Center website.