Carnegie Mellon University

Careers and Internships


Monday, Feb. 4, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Wiegand Gym, Cohon University Center

Jumpstart is an early engagement event that allows employers to connect with freshmen and sophomores to discuss internships available at their company.

Jumpstart will help employers brand their organizations and identify/build future talent pipelines. It will also help students learn about employers, internship programs and desired professional skill sets.

Learn more and register

EncompassCMU Career Fair

Tuesday, Feb. 5 to Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wiegand Gym, Cohon University Center

This exciting 2-day career fair will bring together arts, business, computer science, engineering, humanities, and science students in one location. Employers from all industries who are looking to fill numerous and varied roles will be in attendance. It is truly a career fair for everyone!

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The Dietrich College Pittsburgh Summer Internship Program

Application deadline: Friday, Feb. 15

The Dietrich College Pittsburgh Summer Internship Program is designed for undergraduates to engage and connect with organizations in the place CMU calls home: Pittsburgh.


Robert Frederick Smith Internship and Fellowship Program

Summer 2019 internship application deadline: Friday, Feb. 15, 11:59 p.m.

This program seeks to build a professional pipeline for historically underrepresented individuals to grow successful careers in the cultural sector.


Friedman Internships: Learn and Intern in Washington D.C.

Application deadline: Friday, March 1

All Carnegie Mellon undergraduate and graduate students from any college or school who have a strong academic record and would value the opportunity to spend a summer gaining firsthand policy experience in a public or private sector in Washington D.C. are invited to apply. Graduating seniors are not eligible. Students are responsible for finding their own internships. Grants of up to $3,500 are available. Internships usually cover a 10-week period.

Attend an upcoming information session to learn more about the Summer 2019 Friedman Internship program.

  • Monday, Feb. 4
  • Tuesday, Feb. 12

Information sessions will take place in Baker Hall 154-R at 4:30 p.m. Pizza will be provided.

Learn more and apply

Please contact Emily Half with any questions.

Spring 2019 Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship CONNECTS Seminar Series

The Swartz Center CONNECTS series enhances the experiential education of any individual interested in innovation and entrepreneurship. This seminar series is focused to all students, faculty and staff across campus

View the complete spring schedule

CPDC’s GoinGlobal Resources

Are you getting everything you can from the CPDC’s GoinGlobal subscription? GoinGlobal resources can help you plan ahead for international jobs and internships, or help you find which companies have a track record of sponsoring international students.

Consider registering for one of the upcoming student training sessions.

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City Internships | International Work Experience - Applications Now Open

Rolling Admissions

The application process for the City Internships (CI) 2018-2019 Study and Intern Abroad Programs is now underway!

For this academic year, CI will be offering winter, spring and summer programs in nine locations: London, Paris, New York, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston and San Francisco.

All CI programs feature a series of career-readiness classes, workshops and events centered around an internship placement at a leading company in an industry of interest to a student.

CI programs are open to students from any year and with any major, and they may choose a placement in one of nine career fields: banking and financial services; consulting and professional services; law and politics; technology and engineering; marketing, advertising and public relations; media, entertainment and journalism; art, fashion and design; start-ups and entrepreneurship; charities, NFPs and NGOs.

For more information and application

Campus Resources

Carnegie Mellon University’s Pre-Law Program is for students and alumni who are considering or applying to law school. The Pre-Law Program is available to help you explore the possibility of law school, in addition to helping you prepare and apply for the process.

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Tartan Talks

New to Networking? Interested in getting inside information about a career option? Would you like to connect with CMU alumni?

Tartan Talks is the CPDC’s new informational interviewing series. This program is geared to the undergraduate student who wishes to connect with CMU Alumni and gather information about a job, career field or company culture. Students who sign up will be matched with an alum based on their mutual industry/field of interest for a 30 minute-1 hour long interview via phone or Skype. To participate in this program, register on Xinspire.