Carnegie Mellon University

Visit Handshake for complete details and registration information on all Career Fairs, Events and Workshops - for both students and employers.

Spring 2020



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

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.

Monday, February 3
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.


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. 

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!

Wednesday, February 5
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 

Intelligence & Government Career Expo

New this year! 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.

Wednesday & Thursday, February 19-20


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)

Wednesday, March 11
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!

Monday, March 23
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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.