CMU-SV Summit Badges

Summit 2020 Career Workshops give students the tools they need to summit successfully as they climb this semester. Students will earn badges when they attend an array of Summit Career Workshops to support them throughout their journey.

Summit Career Workshops will be 1-hour workshops via Zoom hosted live (synchronously) by Student Affairs-Career Services and the Peer Career Consultants. Don’t worry, Summit Career Workshops will be recorded too if you aren’t able to join due to your course schedule or time zone. Register with your Andrew email through Zoom links below for all Summit Career Workshops. Descriptions for each Summit Career Workshop can be found below.



Upcoming Workshops



Trekking through a Negotiation Conversation! 

Grab your hiking friend and listen to the recording of Learn to Earn: Negotiating Your Offer During a Pandemic. After watching the webinar - practice your negotiation conversation with your hiking friend by reviewing the Individual Action Plan found here.

Questions about negotiating your full offer package for your internship or full-time role? Make an appointment with your CMU-SV career consultant, Leigh Mason, on Handshake after watching the webinar. 

Watch this recording before you negotiate your internship or full-time offer. Recording of the webinar can be found here:


Past Workshops with Recordings


Map Out and Strategize your Fall Internship Path! (for new CMU-SV students searching for a summer 2021 internship) 

For new CMU-SV students, you will need a map to strategize your approach to your internship search. New students are required to attend or watch the recording to earn their map badge.

Tuesday, 9/1/2020

12 pm - 1 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop:

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Grab your Compass! Learn to Navigate your Full-Time Job Search During a Pandemic! (for Dec. 2020, May 2021, Aug. 2021 graduates)

What direction are you going this fall? Grab your compass and let’s navigate your job search together to prepare for a successful semester. Continuing students - earn your compass badge! 

Wednesday, 9/2/2020

11 am - 12 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop:

Access Passcode: &swV=2Ju



Custom Trail Means Custom Resume! Resume Basics Workshop

Your custom resume is tailored for your career goals -join this workshop to earn a badge! To ensure you stand out to employers such as Google, Juniper Networks, NVIDIA, and others, you will need to tailor your resume before uploading it to CareerEco platform. There will be breakout rooms on Zoom for students to ask questions in small groups.

Friday, 9/4/2020

10:30 am - 11:30 am PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop:

Access Passcode: iV$2pSSv



Countdown to the virtual Career Fair! Tailor Your Resume -Attend Open Student Hours

Are you equipped for the virtual Career Fair, TOC + Encompass on Sept. 14-16? Teamwork makes the dream work! Earn a badge by having a Peer Career Consultant review your resume during Open Student Hours each day Sept. 8-11.

Tuesday - Friday, 9/8/2020 - 9/11/2020

Check out the Student Events and Activities google calendar for dates, times, and Zoom information to attend. 



Over and Out! Grab Your Walkie Talkie and Practice Casual Conversations

TOC + Encompass + Converge virtual career fair is next week! How can you share your passions and strengths with recruiters and hiring managers in a virtual setting? Join this workshop as you meet new friends in ECE, iii, and INI departments and practice introducing yourself and sharing what interests you have in small groups on Zoom. By attending this workshop, you will earn a badge!

Tuesday, 9/08/2020

12 pm 1 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop:

Access Passcode: 0@s&%@Ae



Grab your hiking poles! Learn to Stand Out Through Design Thinking for TOC + Encompass + Converge Virtual Career Fair - Led by Changemakers@SV and Career Services

It’s a steep path ahead, get your hiking poles for extra support as you learn how to stand out through design thinking during the virtual career fair that is Sept. 14-16. Earn a badge by attending or watching this workshop. Learn about CareerEco virtual platform where the virtual career fair will take place.

Thursday, 9/10/2020

2 pm - 3 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop: 

Access Passcode: ktq5&Zh#



Attend TOC + Encompass + Converge virtual career fair!

It’s finally here, the largest career fair of the year! Hop on Career Eco platform and meet with your target companies. Earn a badge by attending.

Monday - Wednesday, 9/14/2020 - 9/16/2020

10 am - 6 pm PT

Register with your Andrew email address for all 3 days here on Career Eco: 

·       Day 1

·       Day 2

·       Day 3



What is Diversity? CMU Alumni Discuss Intersections of Identity in Tech

Join this summit career workshop to learn about how diversity connects to tech and you will earn a badge. 

By the end of this summit career workshop, you will be able to: 

  • Define diversity and understand how diversity and inclusion intersect within the tech industry

  • Meet CMU alumni and learn about their journeys in engineering and product management 

  • Brainstorm how to create more inclusive products through scenarios 

  • Learn about ways to be an active change agent in the CMU graduate student community and in your future workplace to combat sexism, racism, ageism, and more 

Wednesday, 9/23/2020

2 pm - 3 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop:

Access Passcode: QdX%mRi7


Grab Your Binoculars! Learn About Mission and Vision Statements of Your Target Companies to Rock Behavioral Interviews

You will need to get binoculars to see your mission and vision more clearly. How do your target companies’ mission and vision statements connect to your interests? That’s just the beginning to help you stand out in your behavioral interviews. Earn a badge by attending this workshop.

Wednesday, 9/30/2020

1 pm - 2 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop: 

Access Passcode: jBr3Z%hG

Here is the STAR Method worksheet with an example response that is referred to in the Summit Career Workshop recording (feel free to make a copy so that you can fill in your own responses to behavioral interview questions)



Refuel by Learning to Network Like a Pro with CMU Alumni!

Alumni can assist in your climb by sharing tips and tricks for navigating the terrain of your job search or internship search. Earn a badge to show that you know how to refuel on your journey to finding your internship or full-time role by networking with incredible CMU alum. Four awesome CMU-SV alumni are excited to meet you and share their tips for virtually networking!

Thursday, 10/1/2020

4 pm - 5 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop: 

Access Passcode: F.+z4D%T

Here is the Virtual Networking tips sheet with advice from CMU-SV alumni - feel free to reach out to the alumni to ask further questions about their tips:



CMU-SV Alum Joey Pinto Facilitating - Technical path ahead! Preparation Workshop for Technical Interviews for Software Engineering Roles

Technical trails can be difficult to prepare for. Attend this Summit workshop to hear from ECE '19 alum, Joey Pinto, Facebook Production Engineer, on how to navigate your technical interviews and tips on how to stand out with your interviewer to make it to the next round of interviews. Earn a badge by attending this workshop.

Wednesday, 10/14/2020

1 pm - 2 pm PT

This summit career workshop was not recorded. Please email to receive the slide deck and tip sheet created by Joey Pinto. 



Take a Breather and Look at the View! Reflect on your Personal Brand & Advanced LinkedIn

Check out this view! You have made it far on your summit trek and it’s time to pause. Earn a badge by attending this workshop to learn how to showcase all that you have learned so far in your course projects, your strengths, and add to your LinkedIn. What were 2 of your favorite team projects from this year? Bring ideas to share at this workshop.

Tuesday, 10/20/2020

1 pm - 2 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop:

Access Passcode: rf!i0kdH


Final Push to the Top! Job Searching for Dec. 2020 Graduates

You are so close - do not give up in your final push to summit this mountain!! Earn a badge by attending this workshop. Plan and prepare your next steps to meet your target companies’ deadlines before, during, and after the winter holiday season.

Wednesday, 11/04/2020

12 pm - 1 pm PT

Recording of Summit Career Workshop:

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