Career Fairs & Special Events

Career Fairs and Special Events

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Register for 2015-2016 Career Fairs & Special Events

Registration for the following events opens Monday, June 1, 2015. Please note that these events fill up quickly! Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. For additional questions, please contact us at careereducation@columbia.edu.

Fall Career Fairs

Fall Industry Showcases

Dates subject to change:

Spring Career Fairs

Spring Industry Showcases

     


      Graduate Student Career Fair

      CCE LogoThe first annual Graduate Student Career Fair will feature organizations from industries including media, finance, consulting, technology and more! This event offers employers a unique opportunity to promote internships and full time positions exclusively to Columbia graduate students (Masters, PhD) and PostDocs. This fair is open to current Columbia University graduate students, PostDocs and alumni only. 

      Date: Friday, September 18, 2015
      Time: 12pm-4pm 

      Cost to participate:

      • For-Profit Employers: $600 (Pricing bundles are available for employers that attend the Graduate Student Career Fair in addition to one other fall semester career fair.)
      • Not-for-Profit Employers: $200

      Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page. Please note: 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. Please contact Syndhia Javier if you have additional questions.

      Undergraduate Career Fair

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      The Undergraduate Career Fair features organizations from many industries including media, marketing, consumer packaged goods, consulting, advertising, finance and more! This event offers employers a unique opportunity to promote internships and full time positions exclusively to Columbia undergraduate students. This fair is open to current Columbia University undergraduate students only.

      Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
      Time: 12pm-4pm

      Cost to participate:

      • For-Profit Employers: $600
      • Not-for-Profit Employers: $200

      Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page. Please note: 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. Please contact Vernon Gibbs if you have additional questions.

      Industry Showcase: Leadership Development & Rotational Programs

      CCE LogoThe Center for Career Education, in collaboration with the Columbia Women’s Business Society, will hold a panel and networking session for employers offering leadership programs at their firms. This event is intended to be educational and will include companies from various industries. The session will highlight the value of the training, mentorship, and experience that leadership programs afford interns and entry-level hires early on in their career.

      Date: Monday, September 28, 2015
      Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
      Cost to participate: None.
      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1, 2015. Contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Industry Showcase: Boutique Consulting

      CCE LogoThe Center for Career Education, 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.

      Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2015
      Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      Cost to participate: None

      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1, 2015. Contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Asia Pacific Recruiting Night

      CCE LogoThe Center for Career Education, in collaboration with 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.

      Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
      Time: 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
      Cost to participate: None

      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1, 2015. Contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Engineering Dinner & Networking Reception

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      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.

      Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
      Time: 6pm-9:30pm

      Cost to participate: None. Must register for the Engineering Consortium Career Fair on Friday, October 23, 2015 to be eligible to participate.

      Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page. Please note: 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. Please contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Engineering Consortium Career Fair

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      In 2014, over 2,000 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 participating part­ner schools on LionSHARE.

      Date: Friday, October 23, 2015
      Time: 11am-4pm

      Cost to participate:

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

      Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page. Please note: 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. Please contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Industry Showcase: Beyond the Bulge Bracket

      CCE LogoThe 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.

      Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015 
      Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      Cost to participate: None

      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1, 2015. Contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Industry Showcase: Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations

      CCE LogoThe Center for Career Education 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.

      Date: December 2015; Date TBD
      Time: TBD
      Cost to participate: None

      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1, 2015. Contact Ashley Kera for more information.

      Industry Showcase: Fashion

      CCE LogoThe Center for Career Education 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.

      Date: TBD
      Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      Cost to participate: None
      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting December 1, 2015. Contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Industry Showcase: Book Publishing

      CCE LogoThe Center for Career Education, in conjunction with Bookjobs will hold a panel and networking session with organizations in the book publishing industry. This event will target sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students interested in summer internships and/or full-time opportunities. Additionally, this event will provide Columbia University students the unique opportunity to meet with professionals from several organizations to learn about the variety of job possibilities and career paths that book publishing holds for every interest area including marketing, sales, publicity, design, editorial, legal, and production.

      Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
      Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      Cost to participate: None

      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting December 1, 2015. Contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Industry Showcase: Engineering

      CCE LogoThe Center for Career Education, in partnership with the Engineering Student Council, will hold a joint information session and recruiting event featuring a number of engineering employers. 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.

      Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 
      Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      Cost to participate: None

      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting December 1, 2015. Contact Courtney Como for more information.

      Industry Showcase: Think Tanks

      CCE LogoThe Center for Career Education (CCE), in partnership with the Political Science Student Association and Helvidius will hold a joint information session and recruiting event featuring a number of Think Tanks. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about the companies in attendance, hear about their available full-time and internship opportunities, and connect directly with company representatives.

      Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 
      Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
      Cost to participate: None

      Registration is available via LionSHARE starting December 1, 2015. Contact Syndhia Javier for more information.

      Spring Career Fair

      spring career fair logoThe 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 2015, there were nearly 1,200 attendees from all of Columbia's schools and over 130 employers!

      Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
      Time: 12 pm-4 pm

      Cost to participate:

      • For-Profit Employers: $600
      • Not-for-Profit & Government Employers: $200

      Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page. Please note: 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. Please contact Courtney Como if you have additional questions.

      Startup Career Fair

      startup career fair logoThe 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 2015, there were nearly 500 attendees from all of Columbia's schools and over 50 employers!

      Date: Friday, March 25, 2016
      Time: 12pm-3pm

      Cost to participate: $250

      Register by logging into LionSHARE. For step-by-step instructions see link at the top of this page. Please note: 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. Please contact Courtney Como if you have additional questions.

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