Carnegie Mellon University

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February 5 & 6, 2019

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 

Begins at 8:30 am 
Connan Room, 1st Floor
Cohon University Center


8:30 - 9:45 am
Wiegand Gymnasium, 1st Floor
Cohon University Center

Registrations will open in November 2018 in Handshake.  Online registrations will be taken until the dates listed below.  Once online registration has closed, please call Janet Vojtash at 412-268-7051 and registrations will be taken if room is available.

EncompassCMU Registration Fee:
$950 through January 22
$1000 January 23 – January 29
$475 through January 22 for organizations with less than 100 employees
$500 January 23 – January 29 for organizations with less than 100 employees

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, lunch voucher for each registered representative, 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/Refund Policy
Cancellations must be emailed to Janet Vojtash at on or before January 23, 2018 for a full refund. Cancellation requests after January 22 for event registration, additional representative fees, and/or interview table(s) will not be refunded under any circumstances.

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.

If you wish to interview students you meet at EncompassCMU, interview space is available. Please indicate this within your EncompassCMU registration.  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 recommends the Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh University Place and the Courtyard Marriott Shadyside. Mention that you are attending a Carnegie Mellon University career fair for a special rate.

STETSON CONVENTION SERVICES manages our event shipping needs. Please DO NOT send materials to the Career and Professional Development Center.

Company Displays/Banners MUST be shipped to:

CMU-EncompassCMU Spring 2018
Exhibit Company Name, Booth #___
c/o Stetson Convention Services
2900 Stayton St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Shipping dates:
Warehouse Receiving:

-       Late to Warehouse:

-       Late Transfer to Show Site

  • 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 February 1-2 
  • 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 

Note: Do not ship materials to Carnegie Mellon University. All career fair materials must be shipped to Stetson Convention Services.  For your convenience, an Exhibitor Packet containing shipping address labels will be provided.

If you choose to use another means of shipping other than FedEx or UPS, please make those arrangements prior to the event day. You must call your carrier directly and request pickup from Carnegie Mellon University - Wiegand Gym. Materials may be picked up between 5:15 pm and 6:00 pm on the day of the event at:

Carnegie Mellon University
Cohon University Center - Wiegand Gym, 1st floor
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Please include a return shipping label with your materials so that they can be sent back to your company.  FedEx and UPS will be on hand to take deliveries.  If you use a carrier other than FedEx and UPS, please call your carrier directly for your package pickup as listed above.

We will reserve one parking space per company in the East Campus Garage for the day of EncompassCMU. A parking access code will be emailed prior to the event. 

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

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