Career Development at Carnegie Mellon
The Career Development Office (CDO) is dedicated to connecting well-prepared, knowledgeable and enthusiastic students with potential employers. CDO is a bridge for students who are moving into the professional world, ensuring they have the workplace skills that complement their first-class Carnegie Mellon education.
The Career Development Office opens the channels of communication so employers see the quality of CMU graduates, and students gain real-world experience.
Preparing young professionals
The CDO helps students develop the professional skills to move seamlessly into the workplace.
- Counseling students to ensure their aspirations are in line with their interests and aptitudes.
- Providing workshops on professional skills like resume writing. Each year the CDO compiles and publishes the resumes of the graduating class, an invaluable resource to employers.
- Developing interviewing and networking skills. Before networking events and career fairs, the CDO helps students develop skills like interviewing, dressing appropriately for the workplace and communicating effectively.