Carnegie Mellon University

Visit Handshake for complete details and registration information on all Career Fairs, Events and Workshops - for both students and employers. Due to COVID-19 we have made the decision to host all fall 2020 career events virtually. 

Fall 2020/Spring 2021 (Spring 2021 Dates are all TBD)



Wednesday, August 12
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET

Alumni Virtual Career Fair Part 2 (Virtual Event)

Virtual Platform: Handshake Virtual Events

Back by popular demand, we are excited to present the CMU Alumni Virtual Career Fair 2020 Part 2. This is the second virtual career fair for all CMU alumni seeking open mid-level to experienced full-time roles. Employers will represent all industries, locations, and functional areas.

Monday, September 14-16
1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET

Technical Opportunities Conference (TOC) + Encompass Virtual Career Fair + Converge Silicon Valley

Virtual Platform: CareerEco

For the first time, the College of Engineering, Society of Women Engineers,  CMU Silicon Valley, and the CPDC have decided to merge these three great events into one. This is a 3-day virtual event for companies and potential employees to make connections for both full-time and summer employment for all majors and skill-set.

Monday, September 21
5:30 p.m. - 7 :30 p.m. ET

Tepper Meetup (Virtual Event)

Virtual Platform: Handshake Virtual Events

The Tepper Meetup links employers with CMU undergraduate business and economics students from sophomores to seniors from the comfort of your home or office.  The event is open to all employers on behalf of Carnegie Mellon’s Career & Professional Development Center.    

Monday, September 21
8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m ET

Tartan 2 Professional: A Networking Event for Student-Athletes (Virtual Event)

Virtual Platform: Handshake Virtual Events

This event is geared toward employers interested in recruiting student-athletes. This unique opportunity allows students to meet with companies who are beginning their on-campus recruiting process and are seeking to hire student-athletes. Join us virtualy for conversations regarding professional opportunities that leverage your athletic experience and skill set! Light refreshments will be served.

Monday, September 28
9 p.m. – 11:59 p.m ET

Global Opportunities Virtual Career Fair (Virtual Event)

Virtual Platform: Handshake Virtual Events

This fair was created to bring together international and domestic employers who have international opportunities and/or domestic opportunities with the ability to sponsor a work visa. The fair is open to domestic and international students who are either looking for international employment and/or U.S. opportunities with a sponsored work visa.  

The close collaboration of the CPDC and CMU IEA ensures a high coverage of both domestic and international companies interested in recruiting students globally. Build connections with employers and possibly obtain interview opportunities.

Wednesday, October 21
12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

Spark: Startups and Emerging Companies (Virtual Event)

Virtual Platform: Handshake Virtual Events

Spark: Startups and Emerging Companies is an innovative virtual career event designed to provide a platform for small business and early stage start-ups to engage Carnegie Mellon University students and alumni. Companies will be afforded the opportunity to network with, and recruit our students and alumni, as well as share information about their company story, mission, and/or products with all in attendance. Spark is presented in collaboration with CMU’s Swartz Center For Entrepreneurship

Friday, November 6
12 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET

Engineering Virtual Career Fair (Virtual Event)

Virtual Platform: Handshake Virtual Events

This is a great opportunity to engage with CMU students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees from the following departments and programs: Biomedical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Energy, Science, Technology & Policy, Integrated Innovation for Products & Services, Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science & Engineering.


Internship Showcase

Company interns are able to connect with their student peers to explore a broad range of internship possibilities while also learning what it takes to search for, acquire, and make the most out of an excellent internship experience. Undergraduate students from a wide variety of educational backgrounds, ranging from the arts and humanities to science and engineering, will be on hand to discuss their personal internship experiences with top companies, government organizations, startups, university labs, and more!

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in one-on-one discussions with student presenters who have prepared exhibitions and displays of their experiences.

Companies interested in having their past student interns host a table, please reach out to Doug Stouch at *This event is a peer-to-peer event, so actual employers will not be in attendance.



Jumpstart is an early engagement event that allows employers to connect with freshmen and sophomores to discuss internships available at your company.

Jumpstart will help employers brand their organizations and identify/build future talent pipelines. It will also help students learn about employers, internship programs, and desired professional skill sets.


Encompass Career Fair

This exciting 2-day career fair will bring together arts, business, computer science, engineering, humanities, and science students in one location. Employers from all industries who are looking to fill numerous and varied roles will be in attendance.  It is truly a career fair for everyone!


Intelligence & Government Career Expo

The Intelligence & Government Career Expo will bring together government agencies and contractors as well as students interested in working to support various government departments and agencies.

Students in attendance should have the ability to obtain a government security clearance. Student from the University of Pittsburgh are invited to attend this event as well.



Creative Arts Opportunities Conference (CAOC)-Career Fair

The CAOC is a day focused on connecting employers with our students interested in creative industries from the College of Fine Arts and beyond through Opportunities including the Career Fair, Design ConfluenceHCII Connect, and Architecture Interchange

Find talent for your full-time, part-time, summer, or internship positions.

(*HCII Connect has a seperate paid registration in Handshake)

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Western PA Collegiate Job and Internship Fair (WestPACS)

WestPACS is one of the largest job fair consortia in the country, connecting college students and graduates from the region with employment opportunities at 170+ companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations – all in one location at the Monroeville Convention Center!  Employers are looking for ALL MAJORS including arts, business, computer science, engineering, humanities and science!


Energy Career Fair

This event is in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University’s Energy Week, the Energy Science Technology & Policy program, and the University of Pittsburgh.

The career fair is tailored to employers in the energy sector who are interested in recruiting students for internships or full-time opportunities. Students from all majors are able to attend, but one thing is certain, they are all passionate about working within the energy sector.