Imagine you and a few of your peers having a conversation over dinner with highly-accomplished alumni from an industry of interest to you. The Career Conversations Series is a chance to have all of your questions answered without the pressure of a formal networking event.
The Columbia Exploration Externship (CEE) is designed to provide you with the opportunity to gain exposure to the professional world early in your college career. Externships are held in the greater New York City area during spring break week and can connect you with a variety of industries.
As a first year student, there are many ways to build experience through internships, research, volunteering, student club activities, and on-campus jobs. Here are a handful of opportunities to get started.
Summer break is quickly approaching! We know that you’ve been working hard to succeed inside the classroom and outside as well, so we hope you are preparing for a relaxing, and productive upcoming summer.
Using a timeline can help you organize your job search during your time in graduate school. These timelines, for master’s and PhD students, will help you work toward your career goals over the course of your program.
It’s hard enough to find a job, how can you find one that matters? Lara Galinsky, author of Work on Purpose , and Senior Vice President of acclaimed nonprofit Echoing Green, shares what she’s learned from successful changemakers about what it takes to craft a meaningful career.
A career fair is a place where employers and job seekers can come together to talk about internship and job opportunities. Click on the links or watch the video below to help you make the most of a career fair!
After identifying your interests, values, aspects of your identity, personality traits, and skills to develop a picture of your career preferences, use the following resources to discover potential career options that may fit.
A “gap year” is a common way that recent graduates gain practical experience, explore a new industry or personal interest, travel, and prepare for graduate school exams before going to graduate school.
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
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
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
Congratulations! October is major declaration month for many undergraduates here at Columbia. Now that you’ve begun to narrow down your academic focus, you may be starting to think about ways to...Read more
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 want to highlight a few ways you can reflect on your own experience.Read more
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