At Carnegie Mellon University, it’s no surprise that students are career-oriented. What many fail to recognize, however, is the abundance of skills to be gained from working campus jobs, even if they’re not major-specific!
The CMU Housing Model At Carnegie Mellon, there are fifteen housing communities total. Within these communities, student leaders and dedicated staff members live alongside their residents to foster welcoming, tight-knit environments. Each house includes a Housefellow, a Community Advisor (CA), and a staff of Resident Assistants (RAs). First Year housing is required and guaranteed for … Continue reading Want to Be Involved in Your Community? Consider Becoming a Resident Assistant!
Here at Carnegie Mellon University, we are lucky to have many distinguished veterans who have joined our community as students, staff and faculty.
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