In case you missed it, here’s what happened at the 2018 Engineering Career Fair
On Friday, September 28th, 119 employers across engineering disciplines arrived at Lerner Hall for the Engineering Career Fair (ECF). Over 1,900 undergraduate and graduate students from Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, General Studies, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences were in attendance to meet with employer representatives.
EMPLOYER REPRESENTATION FROM ACROSS THE FIELD OF ENGINEERING
Both large and small scale employers were present and represented a wide range of engineering fields including Aerospace, Civil Engineering & Construction, Biotech & Life Sciences, and Manufacturing. Examples of employers in attendance included:
- General Dynamics
- Memorial Sloan Kettering
- Turner Construction and more!
Employer representatives included both recruiters and engineers, with more than 100 Columbia Alumni participating!
HOW DOES ATTENDING A CAREER FAIR BENEFIT MY JOB OR INTERNSHIP SEARCH?
Whether you’re looking for a full-time role in construction management, considering an internship with a startup, curious about the skills needed to be a software engineer, or simply exploring career opportunities, the Engineer Career Fair can provide you with information for all stages of your career search.
Employers come to campus to answer the questions you can’t find on the internet. They also want to put a face with a name. Making a position in-person connection can take your resume to the top of the review pile.
WHAT EMPLOYERS THINK OF COLUMBIA STUDENTS
Over 1,900 students attended the career fair, here is what employers had to say:
“The Columbia Engineering Career Fair was an awesome, energized event with bright and eager talent ” — Altice USA
“[We] identified a number of promising candidates!” — U.S. Food & Drug Administration
“Great turnout of students! This will give us a bunch of great candidates for CMST’s (Construction Management Skills Training Program)” — Shawmut Design & Construction
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