Center for Career Advising - This Week at CCE: Feb. 20-24, 2012
Prepare for the fair!
Only 4 more days to the Spring Career Fair - have you started researching companies and practicing your introduction? Look through the Spring Career Fair webpage and compile a list of employers you want to visit. Attend Making the Most of the Career Fair tomorrow Tuesday, Feb. 21. Counselors will also be available to review your resume during Walk-Ins . Register by Wednesday, Feb. 22 and you'll receive a pass for the express registration line. We look forward to seeing you on Friday in your business attire (no jeans or sneakers)!
Also, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, be sure to follow #CCECareerDay on Twitter, where the Chief of Staff for City Year New York ( @MarisGoodstein ) will be tweeting about what it's like to work at City Year (a Spring Career Fair employer).
Science, Technology & Engineering Program ( STEP )
Apply to STEP positions to receive great internship experience, an alumni mentor and CCE guidance before, during and after your summer internship! Positions still available with Infosys Limited (India – various majors), Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan - Elec. Engr, Computer Science, Sciences, HR), Arup (Civil, Sustainability, Electrical, Geotech, Mechanical, Structural), U.S. EPA (various majors), and Sandia National Laboratories (Software Development). Application deadlines for these positions are between Feb. 20 and March 4. If you have already found your own STEP-related internship, apply here to be a STEP participant .
SEAS Speed Networking - Feb. 22, 6:45-8:45pm
Use this unique opportunity to ask questions - like how the employers and alumni got where they are and what their day-to-day life is like - without the pressure of a formal career fair. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by CCE, the Engineering Office of Alumni and Development, the Society of Women Engineers, and the Engineering Student Council.
CC Career Dinner and Discussion: Healthcare and Pharma - Feb. 27, 6pm-8pm
Join CC Alumnus, John MacPhee, who brings 20 years of leadership and management experience in business and nonprofit settings in healthcare and pharma to the discussion. Brought to you by CCE and the CCAA Career Education Committee.
Major Discovery! Classroom to Career in Columbia College - Feb. 28, 11am-1pm
It’s major declaration time for Columbia College! First years and sophomores - drop by to get insider advice from juniors/seniors about majors, talk with career counselors/advising deans about majors/internships/careers, snap up massages and stress reduction tips from Stressbusters, and more. Free lunch and raffle prizes too! Register today.
CU In: Connect with Columbia Students & Alumni Mentors Across the Country this Summer!
If you’re planning to be in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, or Washington, DC this summer, join the CU In Network to connect with other Columbia students in the area and an Alumni Mentor in your field of interest. Check out some of these summer internships in CU In cities , or find your own positions and then join! If you’d like to apply for a paid position and develop your leadership skills as a CU In Ambassador in one of the five cities, apply by March 4th !
Complete the 2012 IDEAL Employer Survey for a chance to win scholarships and internships!