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
Although it didn't make the CMU Bucket List, a special gem right at the corner of campus is The Frame Gallery—a student-run exhibition space for art, performance, and research-based projects. Your student won't want to miss these cutting-edge, interdisciplinary works created and curated by their own peers. And, if they so desire, all students are … Continue reading The Frame Gallery: Worth Adding to Your CMU Bucket List!
An important, exciting and sometimes nerve-wracking step for any first-year student is socializing and making new friends. It's also one of the best parts about Orientation week! Your student will have the opportunity to meet so many new people who have been anxiously awaiting meeting them, too! Orientation at CMU is a week-long experience that … Continue reading Meet Your Student’s 2019 Head Orientation Counselors!
With finals approaching, it can be hard for students to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. A psychology study at the University of Illinois, however, showed that participants who took occasional breaks from their task had an improved sense of focus and memory-retention, versus those who took no breaks. Giving … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways for Students to Unwind During Finals
Written by Grace Simmons, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Class of 2019 There’s no “right way” to do things when it comes to your college experience. My best advice is to stay open and try new things, but that’s easier said than done. As a senior, I tried to think of the parts of my experience … Continue reading Looking Back: A Senior’s Advice as Graduation Approaches
Elizabeth Koch is an Associate Director at SLICE in the area of student leadership development. Jesse Koch is also an Associate Director at SLICE for Greek Life and a Housefellow. Both have student-facing jobs, work in the same office, and share a passion for providing mentorship here at Carnegie Mellon University. What most students are … Continue reading Blog Spotlight: Elizabeth and Jesse Koch
Carnival 2019, “Planet Earth,” was a weekend packed with different activities, shows and rides in traditional Carnegie Mellon University fashion. While most visitors associate Carnival with some of the showiest events, like Booth or Buggy, seeing Carnival up-and-running is a whole different world from the behind-the-scenes set-up. Want to know more about some of the … Continue reading Carnival 2019 Recap: How Students Used Their Passions to Make an Unforgettable Experience