Carnegie Mellon University

Alumni Association

Professional Development

The Alumni Association and Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) provide alumni with lifetime career and professional development support through the following resources:

CMUConnect Webinars
The Alumni Association is pleased to offer several webinar series focused on professional and personal development, in addition to a library of past programs.

CMUConnect: The Tartan Networking Hour
Join alumni from across the globe on the third Tuesday of each month for hour-long, online networking events. Build your CMU network, share experiences and serve as a resource to fellow alumni from any location with an internet connection.

CMUConnect Regional Professional Development Events
CMUConnect regional professional development events provide a forum for Carnegie Mellon alumni to strengthen and expand their CMU network through focused, substantive networking and professional development programming.

Career Counseling
Alumni can schedule an in-person or virtual meeting with a CPDC career consultant by logging into Handshake. Types of appointments offered include resume reviews, job search advice and interviewing skills discussion.

Alumni Career/Executive Coach Directory
Alumni listed in the directory work as executive, communications and/or career coaches; have been screened in advance by Alumni Association and CPDC staff; and have developed agreements to work with fellow alumni.

Career and Professional Development Center Resources 

School, College and Department Resources
Some CMU schools, colleges and departments offer additional career resources for their alumni. Alumni of the following schools and colleges can take advantage of these resources:

Opportunities to Support Student Career and Professional Development
Alumni can support the career exploration and professional development of current students through a variety of opportunities, ranging from on-campus recruiting to job shadowing. Please complete the Volunteer Interest form to learn more about these opportunities.


Questions about professional development resources?
Contact us or tweet us #CMUConnect

Connect with fellow alumni:
Join the CMU Alumni LinkedIn group or search the Alumni Directory

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