2018 News Items

January 2018

January 23, 2018
Upperclassmen Share Summer Planning Tips with First-Years in a Packed Panel Over sixty first-year CC, SEAS, and GS students gathered in John Jay Lounge last Friday for the My First Summer Student...Read more
January 16, 2018
This fall we decided to come to you, so our career counselors went on the road to help busy seniors get ready for their after graduation plans in East Campus Residence Hall. CC, SEAS and GS students chatted with our counselors on a walk-in basis on topics including their resume, LionSHARE, graduate school, LinkedIn and career search.Read more
2017 News Items

December 2017

December 21, 2017
With the end of the year approaching, we’re looking back at the Fall 2017 semester and naming some of our favorite moments!Read more
December 15, 2017
At CCE’s AMP industry showcase in early December, panelists representing Small Girls PR, Peppercomm, and IPG Mediabrands discussed qualities that make strong candidates at their respective companies. With an emphasis on the digital trends shaping the industry, they discussed the ever-shifting nature of their work and the importance of curiosity, flexibility, and leadership experience in securing a role in the field.Read more
December 13, 2017
The Center for Career Education offers drop-in hours for quick questions every afternoon from 1pm — 4pm. This past semester, Columbia students came to CCE for 1,426 Quick Questions sessions! Were you one of them?Read more
December 12, 2017
PhDs gathered to review their Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) reports and take their initial steps in designing their careers. The Takeways The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is one of the oldest and most widely used personality tests to help students identify possible careers and individual strengths, weaknesses, challenges and strategies in the job search process.Read more
December 11, 2017
A highlight of international week was our International Columbia College, Columbia Engineering and General Studies Alumni Panel who shared their stories and advice on navigating the job search in the US as internationals.Read more
December 11, 2017
“It’s time to cheer on the girls and women who want to sit at the table.” - Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and Founder of Lean In This semester, we were excited to partner with Lean In @...Read more
December 7, 2017
She shared with us some other visas students may also consider pursuing in addition to the H1B, such as the E, H, I, J, L, O, P, R, and TN.Read more
December 1, 2017
This fall we were fortunate to host Janet Lorin as our Columbia College Career Conversation speaker. Lorin is a Columbia College and Columbia Journalism School alum now working at Bloomberg covering college endowments. Lorin shared her career path and how she would recommend entry-level journalists to approach the industry and factors to consider when choosing a news outlet to start your career.Read more