As Carnegie Mellon students complete their summer internships, many will receive invitations to return to the employer for another summer internship or as a full-time employee. This offer can be a source of joy and stress. The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) can assist your student in the offer-evaluation process, and we want to … Continue reading Job Offers – Tips for Parents & Family to Help Their Student with the Decision-Making Process
CMU Career Fairs are full of opportunities like internships, jobs and networking contacts for future goals. But they can also be busy, crowded and full of people, tables, resumes… and more people! So let’s look at two key aspects of venturing into a CMU Career Fair: preparation and understanding why it’s worth it to attend. … Continue reading What Are CMU Career Fairs Really Like?
Most first-year students do not arrive on campus thinking about how they can schedule an appointment in the Career Center. And why would they? They have four years to make use of all of the resources and offices around campus. Still, Carnegie Mellon University is a unique place, and it does not take long for … Continue reading First-Year Students and the CPDC