113 Employers Came to Columbia to Connect with Undergraduate Students

On Friday, September 14th the Center for Career Education welcomed 113 employers to Alfred Lerner Hall for the Undergraduate Career Fair (UCF). 

What types of Employers Attend a Career Fair? 

Employers represented a vast array of industries including Aerospace, Media, Consulting, and Healthcare.  Companies both large and small found the event valuable to their recruiting efforts.  A few of the employers in attendance included Atlantic Media, Accenture, The DE Shaw Group, and ExxonMobil.

Who Can I connect with At CareEr Fair? 

Not only was UCF a great event for students to connect with company recruiters, but also it was also a great event to connect with Columbia Alumni.  More than 80 Columbia Alumni attended the event on behalf of their employer to get to know our students and help those students build their Columbia and professional network.

What Did Employers Think of Columbia Students? 

Nearly 1,300 undergraduate students representing Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, the School of General Studies and Barnard College arrived ready to make an impression, and make an impression they did!   Here is a little bit of what some of our employers had to say:

The Columbia students were fantastic, as usual.
I was so impressed by the Columbia students I met at the Career Fair. 

The candidates that I talked to seem[ed] to be enthusiastic and well-prepard. They [were] also very curious and motivated. 

Columbia University has more volume of highly skilled candidates than most other universities at career fairs. 

Who Should Attend a Career Fair? 

Whether you’re on the hunt for a full-time role in consulting, considering internship programs in a government office, seeking to understand the skills required to be a successful product manager, or simply exploring all of the career possibilities, this fair can provide you with excellent information for all stages of your search. 

Make the Most of Your Next Career Fair!

Check out what employers have to say about how to make an impression at your next career fair!