Carnegie Mellon University

Career Services

Landing the career of your dreams – we can help with that.

Our dedicated career services advisor provides holistic guidance and consultation to help you every step of the way on your internship and job search, including: 

  • Resume reviews
  • Mock interviews
  • Internship/job search consultation
  • Workshops and events
  • Career exploration consultation

Campus Resources


The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) is CMU's centralized career services center.

Visit the CPDC website to explore its comprehensive range of services, programs and materials focusing on career exploration and decision making, professional development, experiential learning and employment assistance.


Handshake is the university's online recruiting system. Students can submit resumes, sign up for interviews, and find contact information for thousands of companies, in addition to:

  • Campus workshops to aid your job search
  • Job Fairs/employers coming to campus
  • Submitting resumes
  • Signing up for interviews
  • Scheduling an appointment to meet with INI Career Services

Additional Resources

SFS Online Career Resources

Alumni Directory - Carnegie Mellon's Alumni Relations

Office of International Education (OIE) - for questions regarding visas, etc. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook - from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Campus Job Fairs


Technical Opportunities Conference (TOC)

The Technical Opportunities Conference (TOC) attracts Carnegie Mellon's technical students and provides a way for companies to personally meet talented students interested in full-time or summer internship positions. Dress in professional business attire.



EncompassCMU is a great place for you to network with actively recruiting companies. Firms from all fields will be in attendance, so get ready to polish your resume, do some research, and make some connections! Note: There is a strict business formal dress code.


CMU Silicon Valley Converge Career Fair

The Converge Career Fair is hosted by the CMU Silicon Valley campus for students who are seeking either full-time or summer internship opportunities. It is for currently-enrolled, degree-seeking CMU students and alumni.