Career Fairs & Special Events

Career Fairs and Special Events

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Career Fairs & Special Events

Registration for these events opens Monday, June 1, 2015.

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

 

GRADUATE STUDENT CAREER FAIR

UNDERGRADUATE FALL CAREER FAIR

ENGINEERING CAREER FAIR DINNER AND NETWORKING RECEPTION

ENGINEERING CONSORTIUM CAREER FAIR

FALL INDUSTRY SHOWCASES

SPRING INDUSTRY SHOWCASES

SPRING CAREER FAIR

STARTUP CAREER FAIR

GRADUATE STUDENT CAREER FAIR 


Friday, September 18, 2015

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For Profit Employers $600
*Pricing bundles available for employers that attend the Graduate Student Career Fair in addition to one other fall semester career fair.

Not-for-Profit & Government Employers $200

Please contact Patrick Smith 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 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 and PhD level).  This fair is open to current Columbia University graduate students and alumni only. 

UNDERGRADUATE FALL CAREER FAIR


Friday, September 25, 2015

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For Profit Employers $600

Not-for-Profit & Government Employers $200

Please contact Patrick Smith 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 Undergraduate Fall 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.

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: Leadership Development and Rotational Programs



September 29, 2015 (Date subject to change)

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1st.

The Center for Career Education (CCE), 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.

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: Boutique Consulting



October 7, 2015 (Date subject to change)

No cost to participate

Contact Emily Newman for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1st.

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.

ASIA PACIFIC RECRUITING NIGHT



October 20, 2015

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1st.

The Center for Career Education (CCE), 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.

ENGINEERING DINNER AND NETWORKING RECEPTION


Thursday, October 22, 2015

6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

No cost to participate; Must register for Engineering Consortium Career Fair on October 23, 2015

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 23, 2015

11:00 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 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 part­ner schools participating in our upcoming fair on LionSHARE.

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: BEYOND THE BULGE BRACKET



November 12, 2015 (Date subject to change)

No cost to participate

Contact Emily Newman for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1st.

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: AMP (ADVERTISING, MARKETING, AND PUBLIC RELATIONS)



November 18, 2015 (Date subject to change)

No cost to participate

Contact Ashley Kera for more information.

Registration is available via LionSHARE starting June 1st.

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.

 

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: FASHION



February 2016 (Date TBD)

No cost to participate

Contact Jeanine Daley for more information.

Registration through LionSHARE, date TBD

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: BOOK PUBLISHING



February 2016 (Date TBD)

No cost to participate

Contact Patrick Smith for more information.

Registration is available through LionSHARE, Date TBD

The Center for Career Education (CCE), 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. 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 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.

INDUSTRY SHOWCASE: ENGINEERING



February 2016 (Date TBD)

No cost to participate

Contact Patrick Smith for more information.

Registration is available through LionSHARE, Date TBD

The Center for Career Education (CCE), 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.

SPRING CAREER FAIR


Friday, February 26, 2016

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

For Profit Employers $600

Not-for-Profit & Government Employers $200

Contact Emily Newman 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 2015, there were nearly 1,200 attendees from all of Columbia's schools and over 130 employers!

STARTUP CAREER FAIR


Friday, March 4, 2016

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

All Employers $125

Contact Jeanine Daley 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 2015, there were nearly 500 attendees from all of Columbia's schools and over 50 employers!