Carnegie Mellon University
Female MBA student in the Tepper Quad

2020-2021 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. 31 (Monday) Mini 1 classes begin
Sept. 2 (Wednesday) Corporate presentations begin
Sept. 7 (Monday) Labor Day
Sept. 14, 15, 21 (Monday/Tuesday) MBA Network Nights
Sept. 14 (Monday) On-campus recruiting begins for graduating students
Sept. 24-26 (Thursday-Saturday) Nat’l Black MBA Career Expo, Washington, D.C.
Oct. 14 (Wednesday) Last day of Mini 1 classes
Oct. 14-16 (Wednesday-Friday) Prospanica Career Expo, Las Vegas, NV
Oct. 16-20 (Friday-Tuesday) Mini 1 final exams
Oct. 26-30 (Monday-Friday) MBA recruiting trips and treks- No OCR
*Dates subject to change
Nov. 2 (Monday) Mini 2 classes begin
Nov. 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday) Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 17 (Thursday) Last day of Mini 2 classes
Dec. 19-21 (Saturday-Monday) Mini 2 final exams
Dec. 22 - January 8, 2021 Winter break
*Dates subject to change
Jan. 4-8 (Monday-Friday) MBA recruiting trips and treks
Jan. 4-8 (Monday-Friday) On-Campus Recruiting for Internships-Consulting Firms Only
Jan. 11 (Monday) Mini 3 classes begin
Jan. 11 (Monday) On-campus recruiting begins for summer internships
and continues for graduating students- All Industries
Jan. 18 (Monday) Martin Luther King Day
Feb. 24 (Wednesday) Last day of Mini 3 classes
Feb. 26-March 1 (Friday-Monday) Mini 3 final exams
March 2-5 (Tuesday-Friday) MBA recruiting trips and treks- No OCR
March 8-12 (Monday-Friday) Spring break
*Dates subject to change
March 15 (Monday) Mini 4 classes begin
March 15 (Monday) On-campus recruiting continues
April 27 (Tuesday) Last day of Mini 4 classes
April 29-May 3 (Thursday-Monday) Mini 4 final exams
May 15 (Saturday) Graduation
*Dates subject to change

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