2017 In the Know Posts

December 2017

December 12, 2017
PhDs gathered to review their Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) reports and take their initial steps in designing their careers. The Takeways The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is one of the oldest and most widely used personality tests to help students identify possible careers and individual strengths, weaknesses, challenges and strategies in the job search process.Read more
December 11, 2017
A highlight of international week was our International Columbia College, Columbia Engineering and General Studies Alumni Panel who shared their stories and advice on navigating the job search in the US as internationals.Read more
December 11, 2017
“It’s time to cheer on the girls and women who want to sit at the table.” - Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and Founder of Lean In This semester, we were excited to partner with Lean In @...Read more
December 7, 2017
She shared with us some other visas students may also consider pursuing in addition to the H1B, such as the E, H, I, J, L, O, P, R, and TN.Read more
December 1, 2017
This fall we were fortunate to host Janet Lorin as our Columbia College Career Conversation speaker. Lorin is a Columbia College and Columbia Journalism School alum now working at Bloomberg covering college endowments. Lorin shared her career path and how she would recommend entry-level journalists to approach the industry and factors to consider when choosing a news outlet to start your career.Read more

November 2017

November 30, 2017
We would like to extend a heart-felt ‘thank you’ to the 30 Columbia University alumni who helped Columbia students feel a little more interview-ready this fall. The Alumni Practice Interview Program is one of the most sought-after services by our students. Thanks to the generosity of these alumni, more than 120 students had the opportunity to practice their pitch, talk through their resume, and answer some of the most tricky behavioral and technical interview questions.Read more
November 30, 2017
It was standing room only at the Student-Alumni of Color Career Panel and Networking event on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Through a partnership with the Black Alumni Council, Columbia alumni of color from a variety of industries, including civil engineering, healthcare, retail, finance, and tech, shared invaluable insights about navigating the job/internship search process and workplace as people of color.Read more
November 28, 2017
To find an organizational fit and career advancement be sure to research companies and document your accomplishments, a panel of LGBTQ professionals advised an audience of undergraduate and graduate students at the Center for Career Education on Wednesday night, November 8, 2017. The panel on Navigating Your Queer Career and Job Search was organized by CCE, qSTEM and Graduate Queer Trust with support from cosponsors Columbia Queer Business Society, Engineering Graduate Student Council, GS Alliance, and Proud Colors .Read more
November 28, 2017
This fall, we held a Senior Chat & Chew event about graduate school over in the East Campus residence hall. Seniors stopped by to speak with career counselors about various graduate school-related topics, from thinking about going to graduate school to deciding which programs would be the right choice.Read more
November 17, 2017
Sam was born and raised in Lexington, Massachusetts. He is currently a rising senior majoring in Economics and Political Science and concentrating in International Relations at Columbia University. Sam was a recipient of the Roger Lehecka Summer Internship Fellowship through CCE’s Summer Funding Program and interned at the Office of Senator Dick Durbin to expand his passion for foreign policy. Tab title 2 Tab content 2.Read more
November 17, 2017
The Startup Internship Program will include six brand new employers to the program this year from the Flatiron District to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. These organizations were kind enough to have CCE visit their spaces to learn more about their products, office cultures, and more.Read more
November 17, 2017
Thanksgiving is coming quickly and we’re excited to share what we’re thankful for here at CCE. We want to recognize and give thanks to all of our Fall 2017 Student Partner volunteers!Read more
November 15, 2017
First impressions are important – and having a professional photo for your LinkedIn profile is key.Read more
November 10, 2017
The room was packed for the Build Your Online Presence for graduate and PhD students on October 26th. Students joined us for the afternoon to learn how to take control of their online presence and...Read more

October 2017

October 19, 2017
The Center for Career Education offers drop-in hours for quick questions every afternoon from 1 — 4 pm.Read more