2018 In the Know Posts

March 2018

Nita Baum
March 9, 2018
Currently, about 34% of the U.S. workforce is part of the gig economy , with that number expected to increase to 40% by 2020. On March 6th, Nita Baum, founder of b*free , joined students and staff at...Read more
Young man shakes hands at an interview
March 6, 2018
Our Employer Relations team recently spoke with many of the largest financial services firms, also referred to as bulge bracket banks , and they have notified us that they are changing the recruiting timelines for 2019 summer internship hiring.Read more
Students outside of the Rubin Museum of Art
March 5, 2018
On Friday, February 23th, students and staff visited the Rubin Museum of Art , an art and cultural hub in Chelsea focused on bridging contemporary life and the art and concepts of the Himalayas and...Read more
March 2, 2018
“How has your week been?” the interviewer asks. You freeze. You wonder why she’s asking. What should you say? Should you tell her the truth: your ceiling is leaking, your roommate was playing loud...Read more
March 1, 2018
When Yvonne Yi-Fan Hsiao started at Columbia in 2013, she was a SEAS student intending to major in APAM. After taking Latin American history with Professor Caterina Pizzigoni, Yvonne was inspired to...Read more

February 2018

Industry Showcase: Engineering - Panel and Audience
February 27, 2018
In the engineering field, being able to communicate and build relationships with colleagues and clients, manage projects, research, write, and prepare presentations is equally as important as your...Read more
Employer speaking with student at the Spring Career Fair
February 22, 2018
1,000+ Columbia students and Alumni, 114 Employers, Countless Connections On Friday, February 16, 114 employers from across industries gathered at Lerner Hall for the 2018 Spring Career Fair. Over 1,...Read more
February 20, 2018
At the most recent PhD Pathway: Career Conversations event , PhD students and alumni gathered to network and discuss the world of Not-for-Profits. Sharing their experiences were representatives from...Read more
February 15, 2018
On Friday, February 9th, the Center for Career Education, First-in-Family programs, and First-Generation Low-Income Partnership (FLIP) co-hosted a workshop for first-generation college students...Read more
Group in lobby of Bloomberg News
February 14, 2018
On Friday, February 2nd we kicked off our Site Visit program for the spring semester with a trip to Bloomberg News. Our hosts were gracious Columbia alumni, Janet Lorin and Nick Summers. They...Read more
February 12, 2018
Visa and Permanent residency options can be difficult to navigate. That’s why we brought the experts to you. IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS HOSTED BY CCE TO SPEAK WITH PHD STUDENTS ABOUT VISA OPTIONS On...Read more
Group in conference room discussing
February 12, 2018
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers 2017 Survey , leadership is one of the top skills and qualities employers seek in college graduates. On Wednesday, January 27, the...Read more

January 2018

January 26, 2018
By Laura Maltz , Senior Associate Director , Experiential Education Learning how to pivot As a career counselor and program manager on the Experiential Education team at the Center for Career...Read more
January 25, 2018
On Tuesday, January 16th, staff from our Employer and Alumni Relations team attended the National Retail Federation ’s annual conference at the Javits Center in New York City. Over 500+ companies spanning the retail space were represented at the conference including many industry leaders. This year’s event highlighted the shifting nature of the retail landscape and the future of the sector. We were seeking out information on how our students can add value and find opportunities in an evolving retail industry.Read more