Carnegie Mellon University

Help our students reach their life potential. Become a Carnegie Mellon Student Career Sponsor!

As a Carnegie Mellon Student Career Sponsor, your contribution will help us assist students with each phase of their career and professional development. You'll also receive benefits associated with being a partner. Support Carnegie Mellon students and their career journeys while increasing your presence and branding on campus!

To register to become a Carnegie Mellon Student Career Sponsor please follow the directions below in Handshake: Click "Fairs" then select "Student Career Sponsor"

Once registration is complete, a member of the employer relations team will reach out to confirm the career partnership.

For additional information, please contact:

Heather Walmsley
Assistant Director of Employer Relations 

Benefits for all Members

  • Employer Advisory Board: One year membership and invite to annual Employer Advisory Board meeting.
  • Company Branding: Logo on the CPDC’s Career Sponsor plaque in our interview center, TV displays and company logo featured on the CPDC website. Additional mentions on social media.
  • Newsletter Spotlight: An employer spotlight mention in a newsletter to students.
  • Employer Recognition: Company and the membership level mentioned in our annual campus publications.
  • Career Fair Preferences: Preferred booth location for in-person career fairs – priority based on level. This excludes the Technical Opportunities Conference (TOC).
  • Company Swag Day: Companies can send us swag! We’ll advertise and display to our students in the Career Services Center so they may get more familiar with your brand.
Student Career Sponsor Program 2022 - 2023 Platinum Gold Silver Bronze

Benefit Levels

*Effective 7/1/2022





Complimentary career fair registration (excludes STEM Career Fair)

All fairs 

 $200 credit towards one fair

 $100 credit towards one fair


Exclusive Employer Sponsored Career Fair Day

1 fair




Featured post on the CPDC LinkedIn page

1 post




Highlight and pin select events and jobs in Handshake to prioritize viewership for CMU students. Pinning limited to one week in length and one job and event per week.

Unlimited events and job postings

Up to 8 events and job postings

Up to 6 events and job postings

Up to 4 events and job postings

Early registration to utilize interview center for on campus interviews prior to public opening

14 days prior to openning

 10 days prior to openning

 7 days prior to openning

3 days prior to openning