CCE: Get the Internship! Event (11/11)
Actively seeking a summer internship? Join one or more of the following workshops to launch or strengthen your internship search.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Room 501 in the Northwest Corner Building on 120th and Broadway
Register on the Center for Career Education (CCE) web calendar
Get the Internship – On-Campus Recruiting Program: 12:00-2:30pm
Part I: Learn how to navigate LionSHARE and the On-Campus Recruiting process in your internship search!
Part II: Hear from industry experts about the ins and outs of the finance and consulting industries and how to best prepare to GET THE INTERNSHIP!
- Finance Industry 101 – Presented by Blackrock
- Consulting Industry 101 – Presented by Brad Aspel, Columbia Business School '06, former consultant at McKinsey & Company
Get the Internship – How to Fund an Unpaid Internship: 2:30-3:15pm
Are you interested in an unpaid summer internship, volunteer or research opportunity? Learn how to fund your experience.
Learn about CCE summer funding programs, internship opportunities, and strategies to fund an unpaid internship. Begin planning early so you will be prepared for upcoming funding program deadlines.
The Alumni & Parent Internship Fund (APIF), open only to undergraduate CC students; and the Work Exemption Program (WEP), open to undergraduate CC and SEAS students, will be discussed along with CCE summer internship programs such as Columbia Experience Overseas (CEO), the CU Internship Network (CU In) and the Science Technology Engineering Program (STEP).
The Fellowships office will present resources and creative strategies to fund internships, fellowships and other academic and professional pursuits.
Get the Internship – Develop an Effective Plan: 3:15-4:45pm
Most industries interview at their offices and post opportunities in various ways from on-campus postings to internship tweets.
In this workshop, you will:
- Identify career resources and recruiting timelines for a range of fields: arts, media, law, government, nonprofit, engineering, education, and healthcare.
- Develop a plan to secure an internship in your target industry.
*This event is in partnership with Columbia College Student Council, Engineering Student Council, and the General Studies Student Council.