Carnegie Mellon University

How to Give Back

Alumni are the lifeblood of the Software Engineering Professional Programs. As alumni, we rely heavily upon your close connections to industry to drive and enrich many facets of our professional programs. Ranging from student recruitment, to sponsoring projects, to hiring an intern, to joining the alumni board, alumni involvement is vital to the ongoing success of the programs.

Sponsor a Project 

Collaboration is an excellent way for organizations of all sizes to build reliable, fruitful hiring pipelines into a program that is tailored to the needs of a rapidly evolving tech landscape.

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Hire an Intern

Ensure a steady, top-tier candidate pool for your organization and help shape the education of Applied Programs students by sponsoring a summer internship.

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Give a Tech Talk or Guest Speak

Share your insights into general industry trends, latest developments, or learned experiences by being a guest speaker. You can also give a Tech Talk and help establish your company's brand awareness and build an employment pipeline.

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Alum conducting a mock interview with a student.

Conduct a Mock Interview

Help students prepare for the job market by conducting a behavioral, technical, or architecture & design interviews. Give one interview, or as many as you like. Our students always appreciate the practice and value the feedback they receive from alumni. 


Join the Board

The Alumni Board enhance the connectedness of the worldwide MSE community by acting as ambassadors and encouraging engagement through volunteerism, philanthropy, event attendance, and advocacy.

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Make a Donation

Every gift made to the MSE goes towards the programs that enable students, future Agents of Change, to flourish and succeed. Your support will drive the future of software engineering education at Carnegie Mellon. 

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