Share Your Career Experiences with Students
- volunteering as panelists
- participating in networking events
- posting job and internship opportunities
- providing shadowing and other experiential experiences like Alumni Success Stories
Share your expertise 1 on 1
Network with Students
Planned in collaboration with the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science Alumni Office, the Society of Women Engineers and the Engineering Student Council, Speed Networking for Engineers provides the opportunity to connect 60 alumni and professionals with students in a night focused on sharing career advice, experiences and potential opportunities. Alumni network and share advice to pairs of students in 5-10 min rotations. Please contact Vernon Gibbs II at email@example.com to be added to the invite list.
Join us for our 8th annual event, Media Networking Night, which is designed to bring Columbia students in direct contact with a wide variety of alumni and professionals who can speak candidly about their industries and work experiences. The event features employers from a diverse set of media related industries including but not limited to film, television, radio, communications, advertising, marketing, public relations, books, magazines, and newspapers. Please register directly at Media Networking registration.
Coach a PhD
Spend an evening with a small, informal gathering of PhD candidates interested in exploring non-academic career options. We need PhD alumni from the following fields - Research Scientist, History Docent, Venture Capital/Private Equity, Independent Schools, Think Tanks, Biomed Engineering, and Higher Education Administration
Help a student from your desk
Our Alumni Career Profiles showcase the diversity of career paths of Columbia University alumni for students seeking to learn more about opportunities after graduation. We will include brief careers stories of a selected group of alumni who can showcase a range of professional options. The objective of the tool is to be both informative and inspirational. We hope that readers (students and other alumni) will gain a sense of the various career paths that individuals take after studying at Columbia University and how careers change and evolve over time. If you are a an alumni from one of our seven schools and interested sharing your advice with students online, please contact Vernon Gibbs II, Employer and Alumni Outreach Specialist (firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-854-4930) and share your LinkedIn profile or bio.
Make yourself available for current students and alumni for online career networking through CCE's own LinkedIn group. Alumni can register by visiting LinkedIn and searching "Columbia Career Connections"
Hire Columbians - Champion interns and full time hires at your company!
Mentor a Student
The Columbia College Alumni Sponsored student internship program (CCASSIP) is an opportunity for Columbia College sophomores and juniors to gain valuable internship experience during the summer of 2015. The internships represent a diverse group of industries and are unique opportunities for students to gain direct industry exposure. Students are paired with an alumni mentor, engage in pre-professional development training, and take part in networking events throughout the summer. We are seeking CC alumni interested in offering an opportunity at their place of employment as well as mentors. If interested, please share your bio/LinkedIn profile with Vernon Gibbs II at email@example.com
The Science Technology Engineering Program is an opportunity for SEAS students to engage in internships in a variety of fields including biomedical, civil, chemical, computer engineering, computer science, earth and environmental, electrical and mechanical for our sixth annual program during the summer of 2015. Students will intern in the NYC area as well as nationwide for approximately 8-10 weeks. We seek alumni interested in sharing opportunities as well as those who would be interested in participating as mentors. Mentors are encouraged to share trends about their industries, best practices for their future hiring opportunities, and advice about career paths. You can schedule meetings via in person, phone or virtually. We recommend that you meet at least 3-4 times during the summer. If interested, please share your bio/LinkedIn profile with Vernon GIbbs II at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hong Kong
- Greater Los Angeles area
- San Francisco/Bay area
- Washington, DC