Academic/Career Resources

University Resources

What they do:

We support student success by providing academic coaching, subject-specific tutoring, effective communication strategies, accommodations for students with disabilities, and language support for multi-lingual learners.

Resource Highlights:

Resource Highlights: Tutoring; Supplemental Instruction for challenging classes; handouts on a large variety of topics; one-on-one consultations about academic challenges; how to be successful in online classes; Language and cross-cultural support; communication support; workshops

What they do:

Provides students with temporary or ongoing reasonable accommodations.

Resource Highlights:

External Resources outside of CMU

What they do:

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!

Resource Highlights:

Reserve private rooms for interviews; one-on-one advising; resource library about different career topics; International student specific resources; on-campus employment help

What they do:

designed to provide supplemental support for students with cognitive and emotional differences during their professional development. Students do not need a diagnosis to participate.

Resource Highlights:

1-on-1 Coaching Sessions; career readiness workshops; employer connect events; professional power hour; recharge rooms during in-person career fairs

Student Groups


The African Graduate Student Association (AfroGSA) provides a welcoming environment for students of African descent at Carnegie Mellon through various social and professional activities. AfroGSA equally advocates for issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO)

The Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO) nurtures graduate students of color, builds relationships between students across CMU and Pittsburgh and enriches the community through service opportunities.


Our organization provides social and professional opportunities for graduate Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Trans+, Queer & Questioning students at Carnegie Mellon

FIRST Together @ CMU

The mission of the FIRST Together program is to enhance the overall success of first generation college students on our campus.

Graduate Student Assembly (GSA)

The Graduate Student Assembly is the student governmental body representing all Carnegie Mellon graduate students. GSA oversees funding of student organizations and programs that benefit graduate students and hosts social events for all graduate students. GSA is also an advocate for graduate students at the campus, city, state, and federal levels. GSA's mission is to improve the academic support and collegiate activities for graduate students.

Latino/a Graduate Student Association (LGSA)

Founded in 2010, the Latino/a Graduate Student Association (LGSA) works to facilitate communication among the Latino community at CMU in order to foster academic, cultural, professional and social collaboration.

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Organization (MEGSO)

We're the folks who believe that equations aren't the only things that can be well-balanced. Through a diverse tapestry of events, workshops, and initiatives, we aim to cultivate an environment where ideas flourish and engineers thrive.

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is dedicated to the academic and professional success of African-American engineering students and professionals.


oSTEM empowers LGBTQ+ people in STEM to succeed personally, academically, and professionally by cultivating environments and communities that nurture innovation, leadership, and advocacy.

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE)

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in November 2007 to help Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals achieve their full potential

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

The mission of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is to promote the development of Hispanics in engineering, science and other technical professions to achieve educational and professional excellence.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

We are a group of technical women and men who support and encourage women to pursue careers in engineering.

Women in MechE

Empowering female engineers who strive to better the world around them while creating a supportive community among students here at CMU.