2020 In the Know Posts

November 2020

November 20, 2020
We saw significant professional development in the Navab fellows throughout the summer as they were supported in their internships. Learn more about the student experience and some of the employers that participated in the summer of 2020!Read more
November 16, 2020
While the job search is unique to each individual, tools like LinkedIn and LionSHARE optimize your job search — enabling you to find job or internship postings, research companies, engage with professionals in your field of interest and apply for relevant jobs.Read more
November 16, 2020
In case you missed it — here are our top takeaways from the Exploration October workshop “ What Employers Want you to Know! ”Read more
November 12, 2020
Alumni share insight on interviewing and transitioning to the workplace as a first-generation and low-income student. On October 22nd, CCE, First-In-Family Programs, the Academic Success Program, and...Read more

October 2020

African American student sitting in college library
October 23, 2020
Learn more about the benefits of becoming a virtual intern first hand through the Virtual Internship Program at CCE!Read more
October 12, 2020
Learn how to connect with employers and ask them your questions about diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace at our Micro Career Fair: Diversity .Read more
October 1, 2020
CCE is here to support international students as you navigate the unusual circumstances of virtual internship/job search in and from your home countries.Read more

September 2020

September 24, 2020
This October is Exploration Month at CCE! Our month-long slate of programs and resources will help you prepare, connect, and practice for your next steps.Read more
September 17, 2020
Our fall Employer Hiring Trends series, part of Fridays for Your Future, kicked off in late August. Over 35 students joined us for insights from our Employer and Alumni Relations team about the...Read more
September 14, 2020
Wondering how to kickstart your networking? One strategy is to build or expand your professional network by connecting with Columbia alumni . Alumni can be resources for information about preparation...Read more
September 14, 2020
As a first-year student at Columbia, you may be wondering how CCE can help you launch your career journey. Once you get settled into your semester, two of the main topics that you can engage with CCE...Read more
September 9, 2020
Over the last few months, employers have increased their use of pre-screening tools like Hirevue and Pymetrics to get through their large application pools. These platforms have allowed employers to essentially replace some of the “in-person” interviewing steps they’ve depended on to narrow down their candidate selections. Interestingly enough, these tools can actually be used to the advantage of the individual who’s applying for these roles. As we’ve currently had to transition into this completely virtual space, employers are receiving more applicants and they’ve had to rely heavily on these tools.Read more

August 2020

Graphic of people talking to each other from behind computer screens.
August 25, 2020
Have you heard? Quick Questions are going virtual this semester! For those of you who are new to CCE, Quick Questions (QQs) are our drop-in hours, held Monday-Friday throughout the academic year.Read more

July 2020

July 23, 2020
You did it! Completed an internship during an unprecedented time! The unexpected likely came knocking at least once and now you’re on the other side – with honed patience, adaptability and confidence – qualities that any future employer will appreciate. Congratulations!Read more
July 17, 2020
By Sarah Goldberg , Undergraduate Career Development Back in March, one of my students, a senior, emailed me a meme her friends had shared with her, with the note that “it felt relevant.” You might...Read more