2021 In the Know Posts

June 2021

Recruiter talking to a student at the Startup Career Fair.
June 29, 2021
Our employer team has been speaking with our tech employers and we’ve compiled what they had to say about their hiring plans and processes for 2021-2022 recruiting cycle. Check out the latest information about recruiting timelines below and read on for strategies and resources for staying current about recruiting at specific firms, preparing your applications, and getting ready for interviews.Read more
Employer speaking with a student in the CCE lounge
June 10, 2021
In our last financial services-related post we shared what you needed to know in getting started to understand the recruiting landscape and the timeline for 2021 opportunities. We write now to share the latest updates for the upcoming 2022 recruiting cycle.Read more
Student delivering presentation in CCE conference room
June 9, 2021
Be SMART to set and achieve your goals this summer As summer approaches and you consider your options, we are here to help you map out ways to be strategic with your time over summer break. Whether...Read more
Consultant delivering a presentation to an office full of staff
June 3, 2021
It’s that time of the year again! If you’re planning to apply to consulting jobs or internships for summer 2022, now is the time to get ready.Read more
The Thinker statue on campus
June 2, 2021
Read on for insights from Demystifying Graduate School, a panel and Q&A with faculty and admissions experts from a variety of programs, about the current landscape of graduate admissions, what happens after you click submit, and tips for putting together a stand-out application.Read more

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

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
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