Carnegie Mellon University

Recruiting Timeline

We offer a slate of exciting opportunities for employers to become more engaged with our world-renowned university, while meeting our tremendously talented students and alumni, and connecting with faculty and staff. Past recruiters have indicated that attending our career events gives them a decisive advantage in recruiting top talent.

Fall 2021 (Hybrid Virtual and In-Person Events)

Aug 30  First Day of Classes
Sept 7 Information Sessions Begin
Sept 7 First Day of Interviewing
Sept 9 Tepper Meetup (Virtual Networking Event)
Sept 13 Virtual Encompass Career Fair (Virtual Event)
Sept 14 Encompass Career Fair (In-person Event)
Sept 15 Day-After Encompass Interviews
Sept 16 CMU Summit Global Opportunities Virtual Career Fair (Virtual Event)
Sept 21-22

Technical Opportunities Conference and Converge (Virtual Event)

Sept 27

Tartan 2 Professional (T2P) Virtual Student Athlete Networking Event (Virtual Event)

Oct 14 Fall Break: No Recruiting
Oct 20 Spark: Startups and Emerging Companies (Virtual Event)
Oct 29 Engineering Virtual Career Fair (Non ECE/CS)
Nov 5 Community Day: No Recruiting
Nov 24-26 Thanksgiving Break: No Recruiting
Dec 3 Last Day of Classes - Last Day of Virtual Recruiting

Spring 2022

Jan 18 Classes Begin
TBD Internship Showcase: Peer-to-Peer Industry Panel
Jan 24 Information Sessions & Recruiting Begins
Feb 1 Jumpstart
Feb 2 Encompass Career Fair Day 1
Feb 3 Encompass Career Fair Day 2
Feb 3

Intelligence & Government Career Expo

Feb 14-18

Creative Arts Opportunities Conference (CAOC) Begins

Feb 14

Architecture Interchange-(CAOC)

Feb 15

Design Confluence-(CAOC)

Feb 16

HCII Connect-(CAOC)

Feb 17

Creative Arts Virtual Career Fair-(CAOC)

Mar 4

Engineering Virtual Career Fair

March 7-11

Spring Break-No Recruiting

Mar 9

PSIP Virtual Event (Invite Only)

Mar 10

Startup Virtual Fair (Employer Invite Only)

Mar 21

Energy Virtual Career Fair

Mar 23

Non-Profit Connections Virtual Career Fair

Mar 25

Data Science & Analytics Virtual Career Fair

Apr 6

International Opportunities Fair & Virtual Networking Event

Apr 7-9

Spring Carnival-No Recruiting

Apr 15

UI/UX Virtual Career Fair

May 1

Last Day of Classes

May 24

Alumni & New Grad Virtual Career Fair