2019 In the Know Posts

January 2019

January 16, 2019
This past December, Columbia College excitedly announced a $6 million gift from Mary Kathryn and Alexander Navab (CC ‘87) which established the Navab Fellowship Program . This program managed by the Center for Career Education will build upon and elevate what was formerly the Columbia College Alumni-Sponsored Student Internship Program (CCASSIP).Read more
January 15, 2019
Dear Niamh, I don’t feel motivated in my job search but I feel the pressure to get started, how can I get the ball rolling?Read more
January 8, 2019
Interested in participating in On-Campus Interviews? Great news! We wanted to share best practices and employer feedback for putting your best foot forward.Read more
January 7, 2019
We welcomed professionals from the fields of Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations (AMP) to our Industry Showcase event, designed to offer students insight into these very distinct fields that often get lumped together.Read more
January 4, 2019
Our Employer Relations team recently sat down with many of the largest financial services firms, such as JPMorgan , Goldman Sachs , and Bank of America (also referred to as bulge bracket banks ) and their teams have provided updated recruiting timelines for 2020 summer internship hiring.Read more
2018 In the Know Posts

December 2018

December 21, 2018
Sometimes employers decide to host more informal conversations to get to know you, your background, and provide information to you as a candidate such as company culture, job and internship opportunities.Read more
December 7, 2018
Interested in gaining first-hand insight into a career or industry of interest? Read on for specific opportunities that cater to first and second years.Read more
December 7, 2018
Canada is seeking to bring in 1 million immigrants by 2020! So this fall the Consulate General of Canada in New York came to our campus to speak to our undergraduate and graduate students as well as...Read more
December 6, 2018
We are excited to offer you Big Interview, an online interview practice platform that will help you prepare for interviews and gain confidence in your skills. We are launching our inaugural year of service with the interview prep system this December.Read more

November 2018

International Alumni Panel Nov 2018
November 30, 2018
The snowstorm didn’t stop us! The OMA lounge in Lerner was full of students and we dug into delicious hot food together as we waited for our alumni, who battled train delays and biting winds to join...Read more
Read Watch Listen
November 30, 2018
Our Gift to You: Read, Watch, Listen- Winter Break Edition ‘Tis the season to catch up on your Netflix and cross some books off your ever-growing Must Read list. The Center for Career Education wants...Read more
November 30, 2018
On October 17th, we hosted an amazing panel of five alumni who shared their experiences being out in the workplace. Sitara Herur, a GS student and leader within the LGBTQ student community at...Read more
November 28, 2018
If writing puts you in the zone and helps you clarify your thoughts, think about tapping into this talent for exploring career possibilities. Here’s a short list of our favorite writing activities to start creating your career story.Read more
November 27, 2018
Dear Niamh, The semester is almost over. I’d like to feel ready to launch a job search in the spring and focus on my finals now… What can I do over winter break? - Second Semester Roar-eeRead more
November 26, 2018
Our top five tips for crafting your persuasion-ready pitch will help you apply your understanding of persuasion to applications, networking pitches, and interviews.Read more