Carnegie Mellon University


CMU Summit Global Opportunities Virtual Career Fair
Thursday, September 16, 2021
9:00pm to 11:59pm ET
Virtual platform: Handshake Virtual Fairs Platform

In partnership with the Carnegie Mellon University Summit on U.S.-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CMU Summit), we present the second Global Opportunities Virtual Career Fair.  This fair was created to bring together international and domestic employers who have international opportunities and/or domestic opportunities with the ability to sponsor a work visa.  The fair is open to domestic and international students who are either looking for international employment and/or U.S. opportunities with a sponsored work visa.

The close collaboration of the CPDC and CMU Summit ensures a high coverage of both domestic and international companies interested in recruiting students globally. 

Event Time - 9:00 p.m. – 11:59 p.m. ET

We highly welcome:
-Domestic employers who are interested in recruiting international students and are willing to sponsor a work visa.
-International companies who want to recruit students to work in global offices and are willing to sponsor.

Registration is now open in Handshake

Registration Deadlines and Fees:

Registration Fee:

Registration Deadline:
Friday, September 10th at midnight

Student Registration & Session Signup Starts:
Thursday, September 2nd at 12 p.m. ET

Registration Includes:

  • Group meetings with up to fifty students
  • Video, audio, and chat communication with students
  • Up to as many as 100 individual reps can create a schedule
  • 1:1 student meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancellations must be emailed to Janet Vojtash on or before September 14, 2021 for a full refund. Cancellation requests after September 14th for event registration, and/or interview slot(s) will not be refunded.

No-Show Policy

If you register and pay 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 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 14, 2021.

CMU is excited to partner with Handshake to run our career fair in a virtual format. Upon registration, we'll review the details you submitted for approval. As it gets closer to the virtual event, we'll follow up with details about how to engage with students in this virtual environment.

Note: During registration, you'll be asked to share the number of representatives who plan to attend the fair. Up to 100 representatives per employer are able to participate in the fair. Each representative you register will be able to create their own unique schedule to engage with students. To learn more about these features, check out the Handshake Virtual Fairs Employer Guide.

The CMU Summit on U.S.-China Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CMU Summit) is a two-sided platform that connects American and Chinese scholars and startups with leading entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and industry leaders.

Since 2011, we have been specifically focused on developing career-related events and have successfully held annual summit, career fairs, on-campus company information sessions and interviews. We’ve established long-term cooperation relationship with the world’s leading companies and thrive to connect CMU students with all kinds of professional opportunities. In the past two years, our fairs have attracted more than 1,250 people to participate. Our first virtual GOF during 2020 Fall invited the most well-known international companies that provided international visa sponsorship for CMU students, including ones from China, Japan, Singapore, and India. In the future, CMU Summit will continue to strengthen connections between students and companies, and invite more companies in different fields.