At the beginning of each semester, the Center for Career Education (CCE) oﬀers 30-minute workshops that cover the basics of job searching.
Check out our Events Calendar to see when the next Power Half Hour is happening!
Resumes & Cover Letters
Conﬁdently format, revise, and improve your resume and cover letter — and the way you present yourself on paper.
Job & Internship Search
Learn how and where to search, and how to make the most eﬀective use of your time in today’s job market. Tap into Columbia-speciﬁc tools and learn about social media resources to incorporate into your job search.
Find out how to prepare for an interview, what employers look for in a candidate, and how to present yourself eﬀectively. This Power Half Hour is great for those who have an interview approaching, have never had one before, or simply want a refresher.
LinkedIn Proﬁle Development
With 300 million professionals on LinkedIn, LinkedIn is one of the most powerful online professional resources and an easy way for you to connect with alumni and industry professionals. Join this workshop to learn how to make your proﬁle stand out.
Using LinkedIn for Your Job or Internship Search
Learn how to use LinkedIn to identify job and internship postings, connect with recruiters and hiring managers.
More than 70% of all jobs are found through connections. Networking equips you with support, knowledge, and inside information about jobs and organizations. This workshop will teach you the basics of networking and help you gain conﬁdence.
Learn how to search and apply for jobs and internships using LionSHARE, and how CCE’s On-Campus Recruiting Program works. Learn how to best prepare for on-campus interviews, become aware of both student and employer expectations, and learn about available resources. Completion of this Power Half Hour or an online training is required to gain OCI access.