Welcome back to campus…we can’t wait to work with you!

Center for Career Education front desk.

For those of you who are all about the deadlines…

January 26th: Make the most of your Spring Break and connect with employers and alumni in research, startups, finance, law, consulting, and more through our first Career Trek to BostonApply by January 26th! 

February 2nd: Summer Internship Program positions

Check out some of our highlighted opportunities!

February 4th: All students with a mind for international affairs, apply now for the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program, a 6-week summer program designed to increase students’ awareness and skills around current trends and issues in international affairs. 

Students at a workshop in the Center for Career Education conference room.

If You’re a Hands-On Learner…

First-Years, you don’t want to miss this event on January 24th (1:00 — 3:00 p.m.)! If you are thinking about what to do in your first summer, come join your peers for a panel and discussion around summer experiences. Gain some ideas, tips, and strategies to fund your summer or think about your next steps in the summer planning process. Check out our recap of last year’s panel to learn more!

Take advantage of this two for one chance to connect with Columbia alumni and build your interviewing skills through our Alumni Practice Interview Program. You’ll have the chance to meet with Columbia alumni for a 45-minute, mock interview session and get real-time, real-world feedback on your interviewing skills. We have open sessions on January 29th and February 5th at 6:30 p.m., 7:15 p.m., and 8:00 p.m. Call to schedule an appointment at (212) 854-5609.

Or, if you’re looking to strengthen your networking skills regardless of your class year, join us for our second installment of our Fridays for Your Future Workshop Series, an interactive workshop on January 31st from 1:00 — 2:00 p.m. in the CCE Conference room where we’ll be providing tips and tricks to help you become a pro networker! 

Student and employer talking at Diversity Recruiting Industry Showcase.

if You’re All ABout the Face-to-Face COnnections…

Join us for our Diversity Recruiting Showcase on Monday, February 3rd from 6:00 — 8:00 p.m. in Lerner Auditorium, an educational networking and recruiting event featuring representatives from multiple companies across industries. You’ll learn about the ways in which companies are hoping to attract and retain diverse talent from Columbia. Don’t miss this event co-sponsored by Columbia Women In Business Society (CWBS) and CCE.

Or come check out our Policy and Social Impact Industry Showcase on Thursday, February 6th from 6:00 — 7:30 p.m. in Lerner 555, where you’ll have the chance to learn about career paths in policy and social impact straight from professionals currently working in the fields. Later in the evening, you’ll even be able to put those networking skills to use! Register now for this industry showcase hosted by Women in Law and Politics (WILP) and CCE.

Center for Career Education staff member and student talking.

Finally remember, You are not alone

“…I walked into every meeting thinking “I don’t know what I’m doing with my life — help me!’ and I always left with enough direction to take next steps.” —Joseph Lee, SEAS ‘20

No matter where you are in your career process, we’re here to help. Come to our Quick Questions, 10-minute sessions with a career counselor on Monday through Friday from 1:00 — 4:00 p.m. no appointment necessary. 

Selected for you by our Employer and Alumni Relations team…

CLEAR is at airports all over the country and now they want to come to Columbia! The growing company that uses biometrics to confirm identities in airports and stadiums will be launching their internship program for this summer. They’ll also be attending CCE’s Engineering Industry Showcase in February.

Featured Opportunities

Peace Corps Coffee Chat with Peace Corps Feb. 10
CBPartners  Analyst Feb. 14
Schlumberger Data Scientist Feb. 17
Kantar Market Research Intern Feb. 21
M&T Bank Retail Branch Management — Management Development Program Feb. 27

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