2018 In the Know Posts

December 2018

December 7, 2018
Canada is seeking to bring in 1 million immigrants by 2020! So this fall the Consulate General of Canada in New York came to our campus to speak to our undergraduate and graduate students as well as...Read more
December 6, 2018
We are excited to offer you Big Interview, an online interview practice platform that will help you prepare for interviews and gain confidence in your skills. We are launching our inaugural year of service with the interview prep system this December.Read more

November 2018

International Alumni Panel Nov 2018
November 30, 2018
The snowstorm didn’t stop us! The OMA lounge in Lerner was full of students and we dug into delicious hot food together as we waited for our alumni, who battled train delays and biting winds to join...Read more
Read Watch Listen
November 30, 2018
Our Gift to You: Read, Watch, Listen- Winter Break Edition ‘Tis the season to catch up on your Netflix and cross some books off your ever-growing Must Read list. The Center for Career Education wants...Read more
November 30, 2018
On October 17th, we hosted an amazing panel of five alumni who shared their experiences being out in the workplace. Sitara Herur, a GS student and leader within the LGBTQ student community at...Read more
November 28, 2018
If writing puts you in the zone and helps you clarify your thoughts, think about tapping into this talent for exploring career possibilities. Here’s a short list of our favorite writing activities to start creating your career story.Read more
November 27, 2018
Dear CCE, The semester is almost over. I’d like to feel ready to launch a job search in the spring and focus on my finals now… What can I do over winter break?Read more
November 26, 2018
Our top five tips for crafting your persuasion-ready pitch will help you apply your understanding of persuasion to applications, networking pitches, and interviews.Read more
November 15, 2018
Writing or speaking to your audience is the key to crafting persuasive application materials and sharing your story effectively in interviews and networking interactions. In this second installment of Humanities Skills for the Job Search, we’re talking about how to use your understanding of audience to begin crafting a persuasive pitch.Read more
November 12, 2018
After the Summer Funding Program, students are able to reflect on their experience participating in unpaid or low-paid summer internships related to their career pursuits and/or academic studies. In this reflection, students shared how they used or further developed Columbia College’s core competencies . Below are some of the highlights.Read more
Student audience
November 7, 2018
At our most recent PhD Pathway: Career Conversations event , 50 PhD students representing 18 various fields of study gathered to network and discuss the leveraging their degrees in Financial Services/Quantitative Research. Five panelists representing prominent companies in the field joined to share their experiences:Read more
November 2, 2018
On Tuesday, October 23 rd , our center was packed to the brim with students and alumni here for the Student-Alumni of Color Career Panel and Networking Event co-sponsored by the Center for Career Education and the Black Alumni Council. Alumni shared candid insights about navigating the job search and workplace as a person of color, maximizing resources, building their network, and working with colleagues with diverse beliefs, ideas, and attitudes.Read more
November 2, 2018
On Monday, October 29 th , CCE, First-In-Family Programs, the Academic Success Program, and FLIP co-sponsored an event called Telling Your Story as a First Generation or Low-Income Student – Alumni Panel and Networking. It was an opportunity to hear from alumni about the ways in which their identity played a role in successfully navigating Columbia and the job search and how experiences inside and outside the classroom gave them skills that employers seek.Read more
November 1, 2018
Dear, CCE, I went through on-campus interviewing and did not get a job. What do I do now? Dear Student, Don’t panic! On-campus interviewing is simply one way to get a job. The vast majority of...Read more

October 2018

October 31, 2018
On Friday, October 26th we held our second Tech Connect event in Lerner. We hosted 300 students and nearly 100 company representatives for an afternoon of roundtable discussion covering everything computer science.Read more