2018 In the Know Posts

October 2018

October 24, 2018
A few of our favorite episodes of Harvard Business Review ’s Women at Work podast, which focuses on specific challenges women face in the workplace.Read more
Staff and student
October 23, 2018
Your close reading skills, honed in University Writing and your humanities coursework, can be an invaluable tool in your job-search process. We’ll be talking about how to use close reading to understand the structure and purpose of job postings, narrow down your career interests, and create tailored application documents and interview stories that showcase your preparedness for and interest in the role. The first in a series on Humanities Skills for the Job Search.Read more
Roar-ee the Late Bloomer
October 16, 2018
Dear CCE, I feel behind! It seems like everyone is interviewing but I don’t see many job postings of interest to me. What am I doing wrong? Where should I be looking?Read more
Industry Showcase: Healthcare, October 2 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Panelists
October 12, 2018
How to Do Good with a Career in Healthcare From consulting and advertising to development programs, diverse opportunities in the Healthcare industry allow you to make a difference. Over 150...Read more
Students and CCE staff member
October 10, 2018
Congratulations on declaring your major! Now that you’ve begun to narrow down your academic focus, you may be starting to think about ways to explore bringing your academic interests to the...Read more
October 10, 2018
119 Employers Came to Columbia to Connect with Engineering Students On Friday, September 28th, 119 employers across engineering disciplines came to Lerner Hall for the Engineering Career Fair (ECF). Over 1,900 undergraduate and graduate students from Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, General Studies, and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences were in attendance to meet with employer representatives.Read more
October 9, 2018
It’s important to take time to reflect after you finish an experience, whether they are summer internships, research, or part-time jobs. We recently met with the student participants of the CCE Sponsored Internship Programs in several reflection sessions and wanted to highlight a few ways you can reflect on your own experience.Read more
Student at Crossroads
October 8, 2018
Congratulations to the Columbia College and Columbia Engineering students awarded Work Exemption Program (WEP) grants for the Fall 2018 semester!Read more
Student and Employer
October 5, 2018
The Boutique Consulting Industry Showcase included a 7-person panel with representatives from the following companies: Activate Inc., Efficio, IQVIA, OC&C Consultants USA Inc., Galt & Company, Renaissance Strategic Advisors, and Simon-Kucher & Partners. The event took place on Monday, September 17th at 6:00 p.m. with a total of 375 student attendees and 25 employers. The panelists focused on some crucial areas aimed at helping students prepare for case and behavioral interviews in addition to understanding the benefits of working for a smaller, niche consulting organization.Read more
October 2, 2018
I’m thinking about graduate school and not sure who would be best to ask for a reference or how I should go about it. Help!Read more

September 2018

September 27, 2018
This September we hosted our Software/Tech Practice Interview Night to help future software engineers prepare to ace their interviews. We hosted over twenty students for a whiteboarding session with professionals working in the industry. Students were able to hear feedback on their approach and execution, and gain a real sense of what a technical interview looks and feels like.Read more
Employer and student
September 25, 2018
113 Employers Came to Columbia to Connect with Undergraduate Students On Friday, September 14 th the Center for Career Education welcomed 113 employers to Alfred Lerner Hall for the Undergraduate...Read more
Employer Panel
September 17, 2018
What does the financial industry look like beyond the bulge bracket banks? More than 250 students had the opportunity to meet with 15 companies at the Beyond the Bulge Bracket Industry Showcase on...Read more
September 17, 2018
Dear CCE, I’m attending networking events and I haven’t heard from anyone even though I’ve followed up with thank you notes. What can I do to stay connected?Read more
September 12, 2018
Dear CCE, I’m a senior this year; should I go to the career fair? If I go, what do I need to do? - Roaree the Perplexed LionRead more