2020 In the Know Posts

March 2020

Employer speaking with student.
March 17, 2020
On February 19th, students and employers gathered for the Engineering Industry showcase hosted by CCE, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). The 14 organizations in attendance represented a variety of disciplines within Engineering including: Civil Engineering, Commercial Banking, Energy, Government, Internet & Software, Oil & Gas and Technical Consulting. Panelists shared valuable insights into preparing for a career in engineering.Read more
Academic Integrity Icon: "Wear the Crown with Honor: Study with Integrity"
March 9, 2020
On February 27, multiple offices got together to celebrate our inaugural Academic Integrity Awareness Week which occurred on campus from February 24-28 in partnership with Columbia College and Columbia Engineering. There was ice cream, there were stories, free swag, and mingling with staff from the Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA), Center for Career Education (CCE), Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (URF), Academic Integrity, and Residential Life.Read more
March 6, 2020
Have you ever stopped and thought about all the things that make you remarkable? Well, if not, do it now! Today, many employers encourage their employees to reflect on their achievements. It’s also...Read more
March 2, 2020
This post will help you take the next steps in figuring out how to build your undergraduate research profile toward post-grad opportunities.Read more

February 2020

Alum from Google.
February 9, 2020
This year, 120+ students and alumni participated in our second annual Virtual Technical Practice Interview program, including 77 students and 45 alumni volunteers. Alumni and students reported having overwhelmingly positive experiences and look forward to doing it again!Read more
Talia from LitLife.
February 6, 2020
On February 6th, students and employers gathered for the Policy and Social Impact Industry Showcase hosted by CCE and Women in Law and Politics . The agency representatives ranged from careers in non-profit, education, government and international affairs. Panelists shared valuable insight into different career paths that play a role in policy-making.Read more

January 2020

Student Audience at My First Summer panel.
January 31, 2020
On January 24th, over 95 students came together in John Jay Lounge to learn about how to get started in your summer search process as a first-year student at Columbia.Read more
International alumni and student talking at international student panel event.
January 28, 2020
We invited international students to join a conversation on majors and careers with advisors from the Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA), the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO), and the Center for Career Education (CCE), recognizing that each office provides unique and valuable advice to students as they explore and make decisions about majors and careers. These advisors work closely together on a cross-campus team focused on international students led by Multicultural Affairs in partnership with the International Students Advisors Board (ISAB). Highlights of this robust and rich conversation are below in Q&A format.Read more
Students and alumni at a mentor reception
January 13, 2020
In Summer 2019, there were 54 total students who completed internships through CEO in London, Amman, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai and Seoul. To highlight the key experiences that the students, employers, and mentors took away from their summer, here is a recap of some of the key moments that took place last summer.Read more
2019 In the Know Posts

December 2019

International Alumni on the panel on November 2019.
December 3, 2019
To highlight International Education Week, alumni of CC, GS and SEAS shared their experiences and advice with international undergraduate students on navigating the job search and workplace in the US. Capturing the key themes of the night, panelists shared their honest opinions and experiences from their time at Columbia, and how their career paths have formed as international students to global citizens in the workplace across various industries.Read more

November 2019

November 21, 2019
By PETE BRIDGE In November, we traveled to Durham and Raleigh, North Carolina to connect with employers from the biotech, startup, and healthcare spaces in the region. These conversations focused on...Read more
Alumni of Color panel and networking event.
November 14, 2019
On November 14th, students and alumni gathered for the Student-Alumni of Color Career Panel and Networking event hosted by the Center for Career Education and the Black Alumni Council. The panelists...Read more
November 8, 2019
Got a question about work? Well, we’ve got the podcasts for you. Here, we’ve compiled three of our go-to podcasts for research and advice about how to thrive in the workplace. #1. Work...Read more

October 2019

Student at Advertising, Marketing, and PR (AMP) Industry Showase.
October 31, 2019
Let’s Talk About A Career In Marketing and Social Media So you’ve seen marketing or social media internships or jobs advertised, but never been sure what the ROI really is. Or you’...Read more
October 29, 2019
On October 29 th , students and alumni gathered at the Center for Career Education for the annual Being Out in the Workplace Alumni Panel and Networking Event. The theme of the discussion this year was inclusion , and our panelists shared their journey and the impact being out in the workplace has had for themselves and others.Read more