Carnegie Mellon University
Female MBA student in the Tepper Quad

2021-2022 MBA Recruiting Calendar

Our recruiting calendar allows recruiters to engage with MBA students during timeframes that accommodate most schedules.

Download the Recruiting Calendar [pdf]

Aug. 30 (Monday) Mini 1 classes begin
Aug. 30 (Monday) Virtual corporate presentations begin
Sept. 6 (Monday) Labor Day

Sept. 13 (Monday)

Virtual recruiting begins for graduating students
Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 (Fridays) Virtual MBA Networking Hours
Sept. 16-18 (Thursday-Saturday) National Black MBA Career Expo
Sept. 29-Oct. 1 (Wednesday-Friday) Prospanica Career Expo

Oct. 14 (Thursday)

Last day of Mini 1 classes
Oct. 16-19 (Saturday-Tuesday) Mini 1 final exams
Oct. 20-22 (Wednesday-Friday) MBA virtual treks - No recruiting
*Dates subject to change
Oct. 25 (Monday) Mini 2 classes begin
Nov. 24-26 (Wednesday-Friday) Thanksgiving break
Dec. 14 (Tuesday) Last day of Mini 2 classes
Dec. 16-18 (Thursday-Saturday) Mini 2 final exams
Dec. 19, 2021-Jan. 9, 2022 Winter break
*Dates subject to change

All dates subject to change.

Jan. 3-7 (Monday-Friday) Virtual recruiting (subject to change) for internships-consulting firms only
Jan. 10 (Monday) Virtual recruiting (subject to change) begins for summer internships
and continues for graduating students- all Industries
Jan. 10 (Monday) Mini 3 classes begin
Jan. 17 (Monday) Martin Luther King Day
Feb. 28 (Monday) Last day of Mini 3 classes
March 2-4 (Wed.-Fri.) Mini 3 final exams
March 7-11 (Mon.-Fri.) Spring break

All dates subject to change.

March 14 (Monday) Mini 4 classes begin
April 28 (Thursday) Last day of Mini 4 classes
April 30-May 3 (Saturday-Tuesday) Mini 4 final exams
May 14 (Saturday) Tepper School graduation

Interview Options

Interview 1 8:30 - 9 a.m.
Interview 2 9 - 9:30 a.m.
Interview 3 9:30 - 10 a.m.
Break 10 - 10:15 a.m.
Interview 4 10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
Interview 5 10:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Interview 6 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Lunch 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Interview 7 1- 1:30 p.m.
Interview 8 1:30 - 2 p.m.
Interview 9 2 - 2:30 p.m.
Break 2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Interview 10 2:45 - 3:15 p.m.
Interview 11 3:15 - 3:45 p.m.
Interview 12 3:45 - 4:15 p.m.
Interview 13

4:15 - 4:45 p.m.

Interview 1 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Interview 2 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Break 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Interview 3
10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
Lunch
11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Interview 4
12:45 - 1:45 p.m.
Interview 5
1:45 - 2:45 p.m.
Break 2:45 - 3 p.m.
Interview 6
3 - 4 p.m.
Interview 7 4 - 5 p.m.

*Back-to-back interviews are two schedules, which consist of two consecutive interviews for each student.

Interview 1 8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
Interview 2 9:15 - 10 a.m.
Break 10 - 10:15 a.m.
Interview 3 10:15 - 11 a.m.
Interview 4 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Lunch 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Interview 5   1 - 1:45 p.m.
Interview 6 1:45 - 2:30 p.m.
Break 2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Interview 7 2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
Interview 8 3:30 - 4:15 p.m.
Interview 9 4:15 - 5 p.m.
Interview 1 8:30 - 10 a.m.
Break 10 - 10:15 a.m.
Interview 2 10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
Lunch 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Interview 3 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Break 2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Interview 4 2:45 - 4:15 p.m.

*Back-to-back interviews are two schedules, which consist of two consecutive interviews for each student.