Carnegie Mellon University

Dual Careers

Carnegie Mellon University is proud to be a founding member of the Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). The OH/Western PA/WV HERC is a consortium of over 30 member institutions located in the tri-state region. Consortium member institutions share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives.

Helping dual-career couples is a central part of HERC’s mission. HERC's member institutions know that dual-career concerns influence candidates' decisions when searching for and considering a job. HERC provides jobseekers with the most job opportunities and unsurpassed search technology, enabling dual-career couples to find the right jobs within a commutable distance of one another.

What HERC offers dual-career jobseekers free of charge:

  • Access to the most comprehensive list jobs at institutions within a commutable distance
  • State-of-the-art dual-career search technology
  • A comprehensive list of articles, research and links to campuses that have dual-career programs and policies
  • Dual-career search technology that enables you to search for jobs that meet both you and your partner's job search criteria
  • A library of articles, research and studies on the dual-career topic
  • Links to institutions that have dual-career programs and policies
  • Jobseeker webinars on dual-career subjects

CMU also offers assistance to faculty seeking information about dual-careers. Learn more about Faculty Dual-Career Assistance.