2021 In the Know Posts

May 2021

May 5, 2021
No matter what you’re thinking about for life after graduation, the Center for Career Education (CCE) is here to help ease the transition. Here’s a roundup of key resources for recent graduates.Read more

March 2021

March 26, 2021
On March 16th, 2021, we hosted a Networking from Home event focusing on creative careers. We hosted four panelists, including several alumni, from TOD’s , Warner Music Group , Artsy , and MoMA (log on to LionSHARE to explore these company profiles) and they shared details about their professional journey in this field. Here are 4 takeaways…Read more

February 2021

February 25, 2021
Starting this February, we’re launching a new peer-to-peer support program called “Asking for a Friend.” The program creates a place and time for Columbia undergraduates to ask for career support and resources from our student ambassadors.Read more
February 17, 2021
Whether or not you were able to attend our recent Diversity Micro Career Fair, these next steps will help you further assess diversity initiatives in the workplace. You will also find additional Diversity Recruitment Programs you can still apply to!Read more
February 15, 2021
If you’re planning to apply for graduate school, chances are you’ll be asked to write one or several essays as part of your application. In our recent workshop, we broke down the basics...Read more

January 2021

January 21, 2021
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
Professor lecturing to a room of students
January 20, 2021
Graduate school often comes up indirectly in our one-on-one career counseling appointments with students. Yet we often find that when we offer further support on graduate school planning, students...Read more
2020 In the Know Posts

December 2020

Black alum speaking with students of color at networking event
December 7, 2020
On October 28, CCE in partnership with the Black Alumni Council of Columbia University hosted a virtual networking event. Students and alumni of color gathered on Zoom to hear alumni insights on navigating the career space as a person of color. Here are some of the tips & takeaways:Read more
December 7, 2020
On November 10, 2020 we hosted a Networking from Home event focusing on careers that promote sustainability.Read more
December 7, 2020
October was a busy month at CCE, with a slate of 14 career fairs, alumni panels, coffee chats, and workshops to help students explore industries and careers through conversations with employers and...Read more
December 2, 2020
In celebration of International Education Week , CCE in collaboration with the International Student Advisory Board, China Global Connections and the Africa Development Group had an intimate virtual discussion with 4 alumni located in London, Madrid, New York and Pittsburgh.Read more

November 2020

Students listening to professor in classroom.
November 25, 2020
GRADUATE SCHOOL ATTENDANCE RATES BY THE NUMBERS In the 2012 edition of their Baccalaureate and Beyond Survey, the National Center for Education Statistics found that 39% of bachelor’s degree holders...Read more
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
Employer speaking to an audience
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

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