Career Fairs & Special Events

Career Fairs and Special Events

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Career Fairs & Special Events

Register by logging into LionSHARE and conducting a search under “career fairs and special events” to find the below events. For step-by-step instructions on how to register click here.

Please note that these events fill up fast! Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. For additional questions, please contact us at careereducation@columbia.edu

 

FALL CAREER FAIR

ENGINEERING CAREER FAIR DINNER AND NETWORKING RECEPTION

ENGINEERING CONSORTIUM CAREER FAIR

FALL INDUSTRY SHOWCASES

SPRING INDUSTRY SHOWCASES

SPRING CAREER FAIR

MEDIA NETWORKING NIGHT

STARTUP CAREER FAIR

 

FALL CAREER FAIR 


Friday, September 19, 2014

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

For Profit Employers $600

Not-for-Profit & Government Employers $200

Please contact Mike Madera if you have additional questions.

Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page.

** Please note that completing this registration does not constitute confirmation of your participation. All firms will be placed on a waitlist once completing registration.  Once you are approved, you will receive a confirmation email.  **

The Fall Career Fair includes organizations from many industries, including finance, consulting, consumer goods, media, marketing, advertising, and more. This event offers employers an exciting opportunity to pro­mote internships and full-time careers exclusively to Columbia University students and alumni. The fair is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. In 2013, there were nearly 2,400 attendees from all of Columbia's schools and over 130 employers!

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: BOUTIQUE CONSULTING




October 1st, 2014

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration is now WAIT LIST ONLY via LionSHARE

The Center for Career Education (CCE), in collaboration with the Columbia Undergraduate Consulting Club, will hold a panel and networking session for top-tier boutique consulting firms. The target audience for this event is undergraduate and graduate students.

ENGINEERING DINNER AND NETWORKING RECEPTION


Thursday, October 16, 2014

6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

No cost to participate; Must register for Engineering Consortium Career Fair on October 17, 2014

Contact Patrick Smith for more information.

Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page.

** Please note that completing this registration does not constitute confirmation of your participation.  All firms will be placed on a waitlist once completing registration.  Once you are approved, you will receive a confirmation email.  **

CCE offers this Networking Reception as a way to get a jump-start at establishing a personal, face-to-face connection with students in an informal setting the night before the career fair. This is the best opportunity to engage over dinner and networking with top students interested in careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. 

 

ENGINEERING CONSORTIUM CAREER FAIR


Friday, October 17, 2014

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

For Profit Employers $800
Not-for-Profit, Government, & Startup Employers $250

Contact Patrick Smith for more information.

Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page.

** Please note that completing this registration does not constitute confirmation of your participation.  All firms will be placed on a waitlist once completing registration.  Once you are approved, you will receive a confirmation email.  **

In 2013, nearly 1,700 students and more than 130 preeminent national and international engineering employers attended the Engineering Consortium Career Fair.  Employers are welcomed to discuss full-time job opportunities as well as internships. Do not miss this opportunity to interact with students from across Columbia’s campus and meet students from several partner schools as well. See the full list of part­ner schools participating in our upcoming fair on LionSHARE.



ASIA PACIFIC RECRUITING NIGHT




October 21st, 2014

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE

The Center for Career Education (CCE), in collaboration with the Asian American Alliance and the Hong Kong Students and Scholars Society, will hold a networking session for employers seeking to fill both full time and internship opportunities in the Asia Pacific region. This event is aimed to build student awareness of international career opportunities and to allow employers to meet enthusiastic and bright Columbia undergraduate and graduate students interested in working in the region. This event is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

 

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: THINKING OUTSIDE THE BULGE BRACKET




November 13th, 2014

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE

The Center for Career Education, in collaboration with Columbia Women’s Business Society, will hold a panel and networking session geared towards companies with opportunities across a range of financial services. This event is aimed to build student awareness of career opportunities at these firms and to allow the companies to meet enthusiastic and bright Columbia students. The target audience for this event is undergraduate freshman, sophomores, and juniors interested in summer internship opportunities.

 

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND GENERAL BUSINESS

 



November 18th, 2014

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE

The Center for Career Education (CCE), in collaboration with the Columbia Women’s Business Society, will hold a panel and networking session for employers in the consumer products industry with internship and full time opportunities across various functions within their organization (i.e. marketing, sales, finance, IT, human resources). This event is aimed to build student awareness of various career opportunities at these companies. The target audience for this event is undergraduate students.



INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: MANAGEMENT CONSULTING




December 1st, 2014

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE

The Center for Career Education, in collaboration with Columbia Women’s Business Society and the Columbia Undergraduate Consulting Club, will hold a panel and networking session for several management consulting firms. The target audience for this event will be undergraduate students interested in summer internship opportunities.

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: FASHION




January 2015, Date TBD

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration is not yet available

The Center for Career Education (CCE) will hold a joint information session for organizations with opportunities in fashion. This event will target sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students interested in summer internships and/or full-time opportunities. We are extremely confident that this occasion will benefit your company and its specific hiring needs. Additionally, this event will provide Columbia University students the unique opportunity to meet with professionals from several organizations in these fields.

 

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: AMP (ADVERTISING, MARKETING, AND PUBLIC RELATIONS)




February 2015, Date TBD

No cost to participate

Contact Emily Newman for more information.

Registration is available through LionSHARE.

The Center for Career Education (CCE) will hold a joint information session for organizations with opportunities in Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations. This event will target sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students interested in summer internships and/or full-time opportunities. We are extremely confident that this occasion will benefit your company and its specific hiring needs. Additionally, this event will provide Columbia University students the unique opportunity to meet with professionals from several organizations in these fields.

 

SPRING CAREER FAIR


Friday, March 6, 2015

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

For Profit Employers $600

Not-for-Profit & Government Employers $200

Contact Michael Madera for more information.

Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page.

** Please note that completing this registration does not constitute confirmation of your participation.  All firms will be placed on a waitlist once completing registration.  Once you are approved, you will receive a confirmation email.  **

The Spring Career Fair includes organizations from many industries, including finance, consulting, consumer goods, media, marketing, advertising, and more. This event offers employers an exciting opportunity to pro­mote internships and full-time careers exclusively to Columbia University students and alumni. The fair is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. In 2014, there were more than 1,300 attendees from all of Columbia's schools and over 130 employers!

 

MEDIA NETWORKING NIGHT


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

No cost to participate

Contact Vernon Gibbs II for more information.

Please click here to register

Media Networking Night is an exclusive opportunity for students and professionals to network in an informal setting. This event is designed to give students the inside scoop on the industry from employers and alumni working in film, publishing, graphic design and more! Employers will have the opportunity to get to know some of the best and brightest students interested in this career path.

 

STARTUP CAREER FAIR


Friday, March 27, 2015

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

All Employers $125

Contact Patrick Smith for more information.

Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page.

** Please note that completing this registration does not constitute confirmation of your participation.  All firms will be placed on a waitlist once completing registration.  Once you are approved, you will receive a confirmation email.  **

The Startup Career Fair is focused on connecting startup firms, primarily from the NYC area, with entrepreneurially minded students and alumni at Columbia. Numerous industries are represented including technology, sustainability, media and more. The fair is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. This event offers employers an exciting opportunity to pro­mote internships and full-time careers exclusively to Columbia University students and alumni. In 2014, there were nearly 500 attendees from all of Columbia's schools and over 50 employers!