Carnegie Mellon University

CEE Career Center

The CMU Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) provides support services that prepares and connects students for career opportunities.

Hiring Our Students & Alumni

CEE partners with the CMU Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) to facilitate on-campus recruiting opportunities for employers interested in hiring our students. Please visit the CPDC Employer website to learn more about posting jobs, on-campus recruiting timelines, career fair dates, and additional opportunities to connect with students and increase your brand on our campus.

Career Fairs & Recruiting Events

The CPDC hosts employers for career fairs and on-campus recruiting events during both the fall and spring semester. Please login to Handshake, CMU’s recruiting platform, for a current list of upcoming events.

Employers are encouraged to create a free account to view student profiles and stay in the loop on upcoming events.

There may be additional opportunities throughout the year for employers to connect specifically with students in our department. Please contact Amanda Halula to discuss existing opportunities or design your own event, which may include:

  • Hosting a recruiting event or information session within the CEE department
  • Hosting a virtual recruiting event or information session
  • Connecting with a student group
  • Sponsoring a class project

Information for Students

Career Advising

Career consultants from the Career & Professional Development Center (CPDC) are available to assist you with your job search from start to finish. Current students and alumni can schedule an appointment on Handshake to meet with their dedicated undergraduate or graduate career consultant to discuss:

  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Networking
  • Job/internship search strategies and resources
  • Job fair preparation
  • Interviewing skills/mock interviews
  • Job offer evaluation & negotiation

Post-Graduation Outcomes


The CPDC surveys all graduating students to obtain information on their career plans after graduation, also known as First Destination Career Outcomes. Explore the outcomes on the CPDC website to learn about the first career destinations of our recent alumni!