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Current Projects:

The Hill Group Inc.
Mount Washington (CDC)
Service Corps of Retired Executives
Past Projects: 

Leadership Pittsburgh, Inc.
Service Corps of Retired Executives
Welcome to CMU Solutions!

What we offer:

Carnegie Mellon Solutions offers businesses and non-profit organizations the opportunity to get talented and bright college students to work toward their objective. We, in essence, offer a free service, and in return, seek projects that utilize and challenge our skills learned in the classroom.

What we are looking for in a project:

Carnegie Mellon Solutions projects are deadline oriented professional projects for students to earn real world work experience. Typical project details pertaining to duration, work and organization are as follows:

  • Teams generally work for 1 semester or less
  • September - December or January - May
  • Shorter 2-3 month projects are also recommended
  • Special arrangements can be made for multiple semester
  • Team projects
  • Strict deadline enforced goals
  • Pre-determined job deliverables
  • Tasks should be challenging to allow for application of business skills
  • Build strong relationships between Carnegie Mellon and outlying communities
  • Teams of four to five students
  • Team leaders will act as official liaisons between Carnegie Mellon Solutions and organization
  • Work follows strict proposal guidelines
  • Liaison will actively contact organization to determine feasibility and current status of project
  • All problems and concerns should be brought to liaison

Steps to start a project:
  1. Contact Carnegie Mellon Solutions executive board
  2. Create proposal detailing work, expected end results, and estimate of workers needed
  3. Have initial meeting
  4. Contact Carnegie Mellon Solutions project liason (one will be assigned)
  5. Work begins

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