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 Spring 2021 career events virtually. 


Spring 2021 (Virtual Recruiting Only)

Date

Event

Thursday, January 21
12:30-1:30pm EST

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Internship Showcase: Peer-to-Peer Industry Virtual Panel

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 join an industry panel to discuss their personal internship experiences with top companies, government organizations, startups, university labs, and more!

Companies interested in having their past student interns participate in a panel, please reach out to Doug Stouch at dstouch@andrew.cmu.edu. *This event is a peer-to-peer event, so actual employers will not be in attendance.

January 26-27
11am-1pm EST (each Day)

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Jumpstart

Preceding the encompass Career & Networking Event, jumpstart is a special two-hour early engagement event that allows employers to virtually connect with freshmen and sophomores to discuss internships available at your company. 

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

Note: Employers will have the opportunity to register for jumpstart at no additional cost on the day/s they are registered to attend encompass Career & Networking Event.  Indicate your interest to attend within the encompass registration.

We will use the Handshake Virtual Career Fair Platform for the event.

January 26-27
1:30-5:30pm EST (Each Day)

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encompass Career & Networking Event

This signature virtual recruiting event will bring together arts, business, computer science, engineering, humanities, and science students to discuss all types of opportunities. Employers from all industries looking to fill numerous and varied roles with diverse CMU talent are encouraged to attend encompass. Employers will have the ability to pre-schedule group and 1:1 sessions to maximize your time during the event. Exclusive this year, employers who register for encompass will have the ability to participate in jumpstart, which is a special two hour virtual networking event from 11am-1pm each day.  There is no additional cost to attend jumpstart.

We will use the Handshake Virtual Career Fair Platform for the event.

Wednesday, February 10
1-4pm EST

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Intelligence & Government Virtual Career Expo

The Intelligence & Government Virtual 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 if selected for a position with an agency or contractor requiring a government background check. You do not need to have a government security clearance prior to attending the event.

This event is open to CMU, Duquesne University, and the University of Pittsburgh students.

We will use the Handshake Virtual Career Fair Platform for the event. 

February 16-19

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Creative Arts Opportunities Conference (CAOC)

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

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

We will use the Handshake Virtual Career Fair Platform for the HCII Connect event and the Creative Arts Virtual Career Fair.

Friday, March 5
Noon-3pm EST

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Engineering Virtual Career Fair

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.

We will use the Handshake Virtual Career Fair Platform for this event.

Monday, March 22
2-5pm EDT

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Energy Virtual Career Fair

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

The virtual 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.

We will use the Handshake Virtual Career Fair Platform for this event.

Friday, March 26
2-5pm EDT

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Data Science & Analytics Virtual Career Fair

This virtual fair is primarily for undergraduate and graduate students with skills in Data Science, Math, Statistics, and Analytics. These students come from many programs across the University such as Data Science & Statistics, Mathematical Sciences, Business, Computer Science, and more. This is a great opportunity to recruit these talented students for internship and full-time opportunities. Employers interested in recruiting for these students are encouraged to join. 

We will use the Handshake Virtual Career Fair Platform for this event.

Wednesday, April 7
9-11:59pm EDT

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International Opportunities Fair & Networking Event

A great networking event for employers who have
locations and/or employment opportunities available
outside of the United States.

We will use the Handshake Virtal Career Fair Platform for this event.

Friday, April 23
1-4pm EDT

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UI/UX Virtual Career Fair

This event is primarily for undergraduate and graduate students studying Human-Computer Interaction and Design and are seeking roles in UI/UX. Employers interested in recruiting for these students are encouraged to join.