Carnegie Mellon University

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

To review CEE employment outcomes from prior years, please visit the Post-Graduation Salaries & Destinations page of the CPDC website.

Find out more about the services offered by our Engineering Career Consultants.

Engineering Graduate Student Career Consultant Office Hours

Office hours are held in CEE while classes are in session, during the First Mini of the Fall and Spring Semesters.  Please refer to the CEE Office Hour schedule for the current semester dates and times.  No Appointment is needed. 

CPDC Drop-In Hours

Drop-In Appointments are available M-F from 11:30-1:30 at the CPDC offices located in the West Wing Building each Fall and Spring Semester while classes are in session.  A member of the Graduate Career Consultant Team is available each day.  No Appointment Needed.

Scheduled Appointments

20 or 40 minute scheduled appointments are available via Handshake year-round with the Graduate Career Consultant Team. 

Career Fairs and Recruitment Events

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

Need More Information?

For additional information on career resources and recruiting events, please visit the Career and Professional Development Center website.

logo for handshake - the university's recruiter platform which lists employment opportunities on and off campus

Handshake is CMU’s recruiting platform. Students may utilize to Handshake to schedule appointments with career consultants, register for career fairs and events, apply for jobs/internships, and more!

Lindsay Luciano

Lindsay Luciano

Associate Director
and Career Consultant
Graduate Students

Amanda Halula

Amanda Halula

Assistant Director
and Career Consultant
Undergraduate Students