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The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) is Carnegie Mellon University’s centralized career services center providing a comprehensive range of services, programs and materials focusing on career exploration and decision making, professional development, experiential learning and employment assistance to meet today’s evolving workplace and student goals of finding satisfying work!

To see a calendar of all upcoming CPDC events and fairs, visit Handshake.

Handshake for Students
Handshake is CMU’s online recruiting platform that will allow you to explore, find, and apply to job and internship opportunities, connect with great companies, and learn about your career options. Handshake will enable you to:

  • Schedule an appointment with a CMU Career Consultant
  • Research employers/organizations that recruit at CMU
  • Upload a resume/cover letter for employers to view
  • Search and apply for both on- and off-campus jobs and internships
  • Sign up for on-campus interviews
  • View and RSVP for career fairs and career events
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