2020 In the Know Posts

May 2020

VIP 2020 Group photo.
May 14, 2020
At the end of every program, the Experiential Education team provides students in the spring internship programs a chance to reflect on their time in the program through reflection sessions. Students in each program spent time with the coordinator and employer relations partner to share insights, craft resume bullets, and articulate their skills and competencies gained throughout the semester in small groups.Read more
May 13, 2020
CCE Has An Arsenal of Tools to Support Your Career Success Whether you’re initiating, continuing, or pivoting your job search after graduation, remember to loop us in as you move ahead! We offer...Read more
Student talking with an employer.
May 12, 2020
Recently, I had the chance to learn from companies like Roku , Groupon , Quora , and Redfin , whose internship programs were cancelled. Read on for their thoughts on everything from why virtual wasn’t an option to how you can highlight your hard won acceptance onto a program on your resume to what you can do this summer to demonstrate and expand upon your skills.Read more
Hands typing on a keyboard
May 6, 2020
Like many of you, the Center of Career Education staff is currently working from home. Months into our own work from home experience, we polled our staff for their best tips, resources, and ways to stay healthy and sane when working and learning from home. So read on for just some of ways that CCE’ers are working to develop their work from home skillsets.Read more
Woman working at a laptop and looking at the camera.
May 6, 2020
When you’re stuck at home, it can be easy to feel stuck in other areas as well. Luckily, we’re here to remind you of the numerous ways you can continue to progress your career, while you...Read more
May 6, 2020
One of the hardest things about this situation for me has been dealing with the ambiguity. I’m a very type-A person, and in almost every situation, I want all the facts so that I know how I can start planning my next steps. I decided to tackle this predicament by pulling from my network. Below are my colleagues’ best tips for navigating ambiguity from their past and present experiences. Hopefully they’re as useful to you as they were to me.Read more
May 4, 2020
To support you in all aspects of your career journey, our career counselors have compiled a list of our top 4 tips for promoting your career well-being as your navigate what the world of work looks like in the time of COVID-19.Read more
May 4, 2020
Giving back by volunteering is one way to find a sense of power and calm during these uncertain times. Here are some Columbia, New York, US, and international opportunities to get involved.Read more
May 4, 2020
Even in challenging times, there are always options to help others and build your skills. We’ve put together a list of ways you can keep your skills sharp and strengthen your candidacy for your next opportunity.Read more
May 1, 2020
Students share about their Spring 2020 Virtual Internship Program experiencesRead more

April 2020

Alumni from Stepstone and Student at the Beyond the Bulge Bracket Showcase
April 27, 2020
Over the past few weeks, our Employer and Alumni Relations team has connected with over 20 employers in the financial services industry to get the latest on this year’s recruitment landscape. Here’s what we learned.Read more
Keys typing on a laptop keyboard
April 27, 2020
We often think of networking as an interpersonal activity done face-to-face in a physical space. Given our current public health environment, the CCE team has reimagined our campus networking events in order to continue connecting Columbia talent to professionals in their industry of interest. Columbia students will get to virtually “shake hands” with professionals and build contacts in their desired fields while social distancing. We are excited to introduce, the Networking from Home series.Read more
April 23, 2020
If you’re interested in pursuing a career related to human rights, The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) has you covered.Read more
April 23, 2020
Even as we all do our part to help flatten the curve, our current remote landscape also provides a unique opportunity to virtually connect with the others and build relationshipsRead more
April 23, 2020
While in-person events and large gatherings have been canceled, networking certainly has not!Read more