Carnegie Mellon University


September 22, 2020
Cohon University Center (CUC)-Wiegand Gymnasium

This exciting career fair will bring together arts, business, computer science, engineering, humanities, and science students in one location. Employers from all industries looking to fill numerous and varied roles are encouraged to attend Encompass. It is truly a career fair for everyone!

Employer Check-In and Hospitality Area - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Cohon University Center, Connan Room, 1st Floor
Continental breakfast, coffee/water, and lunch available

Encompass - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Cohon University Center, Wiegand Gymnasium, 1st floor
10:00am – 12:45pm - Internship Opportunities
Noon – 2:00pm - Lunch available
2:00pm - 4:45pm - Full-time Opportunities

Registration will open in Handshake tentatively on May 11, 2020 at Noon EST.

Past career fair registration fees must be paid in full prior to current registration approval.

Encompass Registration Fee:

Organizations with more than 100 employees:
$950 through September 8
$1000 September 9 – September 15

Organizations with less than 100 employees:
$475 through September 8
$500 September 9 - September 15

What is Included:
One 6' skirted table in an 8' x 8' event space, two chairs, pipe-and-drape, electrical outlet, wireless internet connection, up to four (4) representatives per event space, continental breakfast, lunch, and one parking access code per company.

Encompass Goes Green
The CPDC is dedicated to the University wide Scotty Goes Green initiative. As part of this effort, we ask that all Encompass employers limit giveaways to those items that are practical and usable.  These might include: candy, chapsticks, hand sanitizer, notebooks, pens, USB sticks.
Please join us in taking steps towards a more sustainable future for us all!

Company Displays/Banners
Company display/banner dimensions for Encompass cannot exceed 8’ high x 6’ wide.  Contact Janet Vojtash if your display/banner exceeds these requirements.  Although not guaranteed, every effort will be made for those employers who have displays/banners that go beyond the stated dimensions.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancellations must be emailed to Janet Vojtash on or before September 8, 2020 for a full refund. Cancellation requests made after September 8, 2020 for event registration, additional representative fees, and/or interview table(s) will not be refunded. 

No-Show Policy
If you register, but do not attend the event, you are not entitled to transfers or refunds at any time. No-shows forfeit their entire registration fee and materials, and are not eligible to roll the registration package over to another event. To avoid being considered a no-show, please email Janet Vojtash and cancel no later than September 8, 2020. 

If you wish to interview students you meet at Encompass, interview space is available Wednesday, September 23. The price per interview space is $100, and the interview space can be added within your Encompass registration. We will offer on-site interview space from 8:00am - 4:00pm. CPDC Career Partners will be given preference to CPDC interview rooms. Please click here for detailed information about becoming a CPDC Career Partner.

For your convenience, we've gathered a list of nearby area accommodations. Some offer discount rates to Carnegie Mellon visitors and free shuttle service to campus for your convenience. Not sure about locations? Check out our online campus map. The hotels closest to campus will be in Shadyside, East End and Oakland.

Hotels with an asterisk (*) indicate that Carnegie Mellon should have an annual contract in place for special pricing, group rates, shuttle services, etc. Unique terms and conditions may apply, please check with the hotel directly upon booking.

Prior to the Career Fair: 
Shipping displays/banners for use during Encompass

Advance to Warehouse:
Encompass Fall 2020
Exhibit Company Name, Booth #
Stetson Convention Services
c/o Warehouse
2903 Brighton Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Warehouse Receiving: Monday August 26 to Wednesday, September 18
Warehouse hours:  Monday - Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm

Any items received at the warehouse after the event is over will be charged handling fees, based on the piece count of the outbound shipment

  • Your registration includes the material handling fee for one (1) small package (i.e. carton or fiber case) from Stetson's warehouse to the career fair 
  • Stetson will apply a material handling fee of $60 for each additional package after the first
  • A late fee of an additional $25 will apply to all packages received at Stetson's warehouse on or after September 19 and September 20
  • Please be advised that Stetson will apply a late warehouse fee of an additional $25, late handling fee of an additional $60 and a late transfer fee of $50 to all packages on or after Monday September 23

We will reserve one parking space per company in the East Campus Garage for the day of Encompass. Proceed to the entry gate closest to the Cohon University Center.  A parking access code will be emailed prior to the event. Using the keypad, enter the parking access code and then the “enter button” (#).  Proceed to park your vehicle.

This code is also required to exit the garage and is only good for one entry and one exit.

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