Carnegie Mellon University

Visit Handshake for complete details and registration information on all Career Fairs, Events and Workshops - Due to increased vaccinations and relaxed mitigations, as of now, we have made the decision to move towards a hybrid employer engagement model for fall 2021. At this point, we will offer the 'Encompass Career Fair for All' virtually as well as in-person. Employers will also have the opportunity to interview on campus as well as virtual. All other events at this time will be virtual and we should have more information regarding information sessions in the next few weeks. Plans are subject to change depending on current pandemic restrictions.

Fall 2021 (Hybrid Recruiting Model)



Thursday, September 9th
5:30-7:30 p.m. ET


Tepper Meetup: Networking Event for Undergraduate Business and Economics Students (Virtual Event)

Tepper Meetup virtually links employers with CMU undergraduate business and economics students (Sophomores-Seniors) in a casual and informal setting from the comfort of your own home or office.  The event is open to all employers on behalf of Carnegie Mellon’s Career & Professional Development Center.   

Monday, September 13th-14th
Sept 13th Day 1-Virtual 
Sept 14th Day 2-In-Person

Encompass Hybrid Career Fair for All: Virtual and In-Person Event

Due to the increase in vaccinations and lower cases we have decided to offer this signature event in a virtual and in-person format. 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!

*Note: There are two seperate registrations for this event depending on which formats you'd like to choose and attend.

Thursday, September 16th
9:00 p.m.-11:59 p.m. ET

CMU Summit-Global Opportunities Virtual Career Fair (Virtual Event)

In partnership with the CMU Summit, we present the 3rd Global Opportunities Virtual Career Fair. This fair will bring together employers with international opportunities and students interested in working abroad for internships and full-time opportunities.

Tuesday, September 21st-22nd
Noon-6pm Both Days

Technical Opportunities Conference and Converge (Virtual Event)

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 virtual opportunity for companies and potential employees to make connections for both full-time and summer employment.

Monday, September 27th 
7:30-9:30 p.m. ET

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

This virtual event is geared toward employers interested in recruiting student-athletes. This unique opportunity allows students to meet with companies who are beginning their campus recruiting process and are seeking to hire student-athletes. Join us from the comfort of your home to embark on conversations with talented student-athletes to discuss their athletic experience and skill set! 

Wednesday, October 20th
12:30-4:00 p.m. ET


Spark: Start-ups and Emerging Companies (Virtual Event)

Spark: Start-ups 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, October 29th 
Noon-3:00 p.m. ET


Engineering Virtual Career Fair (Virtual Event)

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.