Carnegie Mellon University

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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 EncompassCMU. 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

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

Registration will open in Handshake in April 2019. 

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

EncompassCMU Registration Fee:

Organizations with more than 100 employees:
$950 through August 29
$1000 August 30 – September 5

Organizations with less than 100 employees:
$475 through August 29
$500 August 30 - September 5

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.

EncompassCMU Goes Green
The CPDC is dedicated to the University wide Scotty Goes Green initiative. As part of this effort, we ask that all EncompassCMU 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 EncompassCMU 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 Policy
Cancellations must be emailed to Janet Vojtash on or before August 29, 2019 for a full refund. Cancellation requests made after August 29, 2019 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 August 29, 2019. 

If you wish to interview students you meet at EncompassCMU, interview space is available September 13. The price per interview space is $100, and the interview space can be added within your EncompassCMU 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, here are nearby accommodations that you may consider. The Career and Professional Development Center highly recommend:

Courtyard Marriott Shadyside

Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place 

SpringHill Suites Southside Works

Mention that you are attending a Carnegie Mellon University career fair for a special rate.

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

We use STETSON CONVENTION SERVICES for our event material handling needs. Please DO NOT send materials to the Career and Professional Development Center.

Company Displays/Banners MUST be shipped to:
CMU-EncompassCMU Fall 2019
Exhibit Company Name, Booth #
c/o Stetson Convention Services
2900 Stayton St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 

Stetson Warehouse Receiving:
Monday, August 13 - Thursday, September 6
Late to warehouse:  Friday, September 7 & Monday, September 10 
Late transfer to show site:  Tuesday, September 11

  • Your registration includes the material handling fee for one (1) package 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 7 & 10
  • 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 received on September 11 or September 12

Stetson warehouse hours:  Monday - Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Material Handling Questions:  412-223-1090

We will reserve one parking space per company in the East Campus Garage for the day of EncompassCMU. 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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