Carnegie Mellon University

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Fall 2019/Spring 2020

Date

Event

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

Tartan 2 Professional: A Networking Event for Student-Athletes

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 outside on Legacy Plaza for conversations regarding professional opportunities that leverage your athletic experience and skill set! Light refreshments will be served.

Sunday, September 15
9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Career Express

Career Express is a series of recruiter-facilitated presentations designed to prepare students for the upcoming recruiting season.

Monday, September 16-18
10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Technical Opportunities Conference (TOC)

For more than 40 years, the Technical Opportunities Conference has been the largest job fair on Carnegie Mellon's campus, focusing specifically on technical employment. 

The TOC offers a great opportunity for companies and potential employees to make connections for both full-time and summer employment.

Monday, September 23
Noon - 4 p.m.

Campus Engagment Day

Campus Engagement Day provides employers opportunities to exchange ideas and build partnerships with faculty and student organizations from various academic departments. The day opens with lunch followed by meetings with academic units, and a student organization fair.

Monday, September 23
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Tepper Meetup

The Tepper Meetup links employers with CMU undergraduate business students from sophomores to seniors in a casual and informal setting.  The event is open to all employers on behalf of Carnegie Mellon’s Career & Professional Development Center.    

Tuesday, September 24
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

EncompassCMU Career Fair

This exciting  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!

Wednesday, October 9
10 a.m. – 3 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!

Thursday, October 24
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Spark: Startups and Emerging Companies

Spark: Startups and Emerging Companies is an innovative 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

Tuesday, October 29
4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

IEA Global Opportunities Career Fair

In partnership with the CMU US-China Innovation and Entrepreunership Association (IEA), we present the first IEA Global Opportunities Career Fair. This fair will bring together employers with international opportunities and students interested in working abroad for internships and full-time opportunities.

Thursday, January 23
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Internship Showcase

Connect with your 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.

Monday, February 3
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Jumpstart

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.

Tuesday & Wednesday, February 4-5
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

EncompassCMU 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!

Thursday, February 20
2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

 

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.

TBD March 2020
10 a.m. - 3 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!

TBD March 2020
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Energy Industry 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.