Connect with Alumni

Connect with Alumni


Why connect with alumni?

Columbia University is fortunate to have a vibrant alumni community who have been known to have interesting, accomplished, and varied careers. Direct relationships with alumni can provide students with opportunities to get advice and information, as well as to expand their network.

CCE emphasizes networking as an important aspect of career development. Networking can help individuals gain valuable industry insight, find contacts for informational interviews, and develop a more nuanced understanding of organizations and professions. Visit the resources below to learn more about these alumni who graduated from a range of CU schools, majors, and programs.

Opportunities to Connect with Alumni in Person

Throughout the year, CCE and other offices and groups on campus host career networking opportunities for students and alumni. In addition, CCE hosts alumni-to-alumni networking events in collaboration with other groups across campus. Here are some recurring opportunities to connect with alumni on campus:

      Opportunities to Connect with Alumni Online

      alumni profiles


      Read success stories from talented Columbia alumni and gain insights into a variety of career fields. Share your own story!


      Columbia Career

      Join CCE's LinkedIn group to connect with students and alumni for career exploration and informational interviews.

      CAA network

      Other CU Alumni
      Groups on LinkedIn

       Join the CAA Network or IvyLife on LinkedIn to connect with alumni from Columbia and other Ivy League institutions.

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      CU Alumni

      Stay connected with fellow alumni from all Columbia schools. (This directory is currently only available to alumni.)