Alumni Career Services Webinar Series



Alumni Career Services Webinar Series

The ACS Webinar Series features professionals with expertise on various career and professional development topics, ranging from preparing your job search materials to improving your networking skills and everything in between. See below for a complete listing of this upcoming semester's webinars, as well as information on the speakers, dates, and times. Can’t make a season? All webinars are recorded and made available on the CCE Webinar & Video Library

Please note that UNI login is required for registration for all webinars. If you do not know your UNI or password please click here for Alumni or here for Students.

Spring 2016 Webinar Descriptions

Times:  1:00pm-1:45pm  (30 minute sessions with 15 minutes Q&A)

Tuesday, January 26: How to Write a "Winning" Resume and Cover Letter - Part 1

Check back for the new scheduled date this Friday: How to Write a "Winning" Resume and Cover Letter - Part 2

Speaker: Caitlin Graci, Assistant Director, Alumni Career Services, Columbia University Center for Career Education

Writing a smart resume and cover letter can land your foot in the door, but how do you go about creating these materials? This two-part webinar series will focus on how to effectively write, edit and format your job application materials. Join these engaging webinars and learn the tips and tricks to creating your next “winning” resume and cover letter!



Wednesday, February 3: The Job Search: Why Smart People Get Stuck and What to Do About It 

Speaker: Stacy S. Kim, Ph.D., Author of “The Lighthouse Method: How Busy, Overloaded Moms Can Get Unstuck and Figure Out What To Do With Their Lives”

Trying to find a new job or switch careers can easily feel daunting; even successful individuals get discouraged. After working with many talented clients, Stacy Kim uncovered The Lighthouse Method, a set of counterintuitive strategies that can help you get unstuck. She will share why bright people can be more prone to getting stuck, provide concrete steps on how to jumpstart your job search, and prepare you for possible pitfalls. 




Wednesday, March 2: How to Land Your Dream Job!

Speaker: Scott Swedberg, Chief Career Coach and Founder of The Job Sauce

Are you looking for a new job? If so, register to attend this webinar that will teach you a step-by-step method that has helped people land their dream job in 8 weeks with a 20% raise. Whether you’re 25 or 55, if you want to be 1400% more likely to get hired for your ideal job, sign up for this webinar and learn from a former LinkedIn employee and hiring manager.



Wednesday, April 6: Start with Who You Know: Leveraging Your CU Alumni Network Through LinkedIn

Speaker: Caitlin Graci, Assistant Director, Alumni Career Services, Columbia University Center for Career Education

It is proven that the number one way to secure a job is through networking, but where do you start? This session will focus on utilizing a resource immediately available at your fingertips - your CU alumni network! Learn how to strategically conduct successful searches of your fellow Columbians and start engaging conversations that will assist you with your job securement process. (Pre-recorded from 10/28/14, LIVE 15 minutes of Q&A)



Ask A Career Coach! (Virtual Event)

Wednesday, February 24

Wednesday, March 23 

Sign up to virtually connect one-on-one with an expert career coach and CCE career strategists for effective career and job search strategy advice! This session will allow you a unique opportunity to ask your most pressing career related questions including how to re-enter the work force, transition from one industry to another, or how to ace an upcoming interview – all from the comfort of your mobile device or computer! This virtual event is open to ALUMNI ONLY. 


CCE Webinar & Video Library

Did you know you have access to a full library of online video tutorials?  Search the CCE Webinar & Video Library for past webinar workshops organized by a variety of career topics. 


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