2020 In the Know Posts

April 2020

April 23, 2020
As you continue to expand and deepen your network during this time, your messaging might change slightly. That’s all right. While you will still want to make sure that your message is authentic, clear, and concise, now it’s even more important to remember to first connect on a human level. Keep in mind that the current situation has impacted us all. We recommend acknowledging this before asking to set up a virtual call.Read more
April 21, 2020
Considering a summer research project? You have tons of research resources at your fingertips—even when you’re far from campus. CLIO , the CU libraries’ main search, gives you access to over 15...Read more
April 13, 2020
Relationships are essential, both in and out of work. Now more than ever the world is feeling the need for and the power of relationships. Understanding the relationships in your world of work is an...Read more
April 13, 2020
Ever wonder how you look and sound during an interview? Or have you received a company interview invitation via HireVue or some other video platform and wondered how to prepare? Check out some of our career counselors’ favorite features on Big Interview , a free online practice interview platform.Read more

March 2020

March 31, 2020
We know that this is a very difficult and uncertain time. Everyone is experiencing some effect of COVID-19 on school, work, and life. So, how do we take this in stride, be optimistic and productive...Read more
Employer speaking with student.
March 17, 2020
On February 19th, students and employers gathered for the Engineering Industry showcase hosted by CCE, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). The 14 organizations in attendance represented a variety of disciplines within Engineering including: Civil Engineering, Commercial Banking, Energy, Government, Internet & Software, Oil & Gas and Technical Consulting. Panelists shared valuable insights into preparing for a career in engineering.Read more
March 9, 2020
What is it that you learn when you’re learning history? Here are some of the skills shared by panelists at the History department’s open house.Read more
Academic Integrity Icon: "Wear the Crown with Honor: Study with Integrity"
March 9, 2020
On February 27, multiple offices got together to celebrate our inaugural Academic Integrity Awareness Week which occurred on campus from February 24-28 in partnership with Columbia College and Columbia Engineering. There was ice cream, there were stories, free swag, and mingling with staff from the Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA), Center for Career Education (CCE), Undergraduate Research & Fellowships (URF), Academic Integrity, and Residential Life.Read more
March 9, 2020
Where might your Columbia English major take you? Read on for insight from panelists at the English open house, as well as questions for reflection as you explore your career interests.Read more
March 6, 2020
Have you ever stopped and thought about all the things that make you remarkable? Well, if not, do it now! Today, many employers encourage their employees to reflect on their achievements. It’s also...Read more
March 2, 2020
This post will help you take the next steps in figuring out how to build your undergraduate research profile toward post-grad opportunities.Read more
March 2, 2020
In late February, the History department brought together students, alumni, and faculty for a robust discussion in honor of major declaration. The department’s Director of Undergraduate Studies...Read more

February 2020

Alum from Google.
February 9, 2020
This year, 120+ students and alumni participated in our second annual Virtual Technical Practice Interview program, including 77 students and 45 alumni volunteers. Alumni and students reported having overwhelmingly positive experiences and look forward to doing it again!Read more
Talia from LitLife.
February 6, 2020
On February 6th, students and employers gathered for the Policy and Social Impact Industry Showcase hosted by CCE and Women in Law and Politics . The agency representatives ranged from careers in non-profit, education, government and international affairs. Panelists shared valuable insight into different career paths that play a role in policy-making.Read more

January 2020

Student Audience at My First Summer panel.
January 31, 2020
On January 24th, over 95 students came together in John Jay Lounge to learn about how to get started in your summer search process as a first-year student at Columbia.Read more