Center for Career Education - This Week at CCE: Feb 13-17, 2012
Pop Quiz: Name five employers coming to the Spring Career Fair!
Before you dive into the Spring Career Fair on Feb. 24 , familiarize yourself with the list of 136 employers attending. Companies come from a range of industries including nonprofit, media, finance, advertising, and engineering. Pick 10-15 employers with whom you'd like to connect. You can choose by industry , by those offering summer internships or by employers with full-time entry level positions. International students, you can find a list of employers that will sponsor visas . Be successful at the fair by prepping at Career Fair 101 and walk-ins this Friday, Feb 17.
Unleash the potential in YOU: Secrets of a successful job search and beyond - Feb. 15 at 12pm .
In this workshop, we will help YOU identify your strengths & your personal identity and show you how to use social networks and other tools to communicate your brand to secure employment. You will walk away with valuable information on how to enhance your job search and present yourself in front of employers.
Career Fairs 101 for Undergraduates & Free Lunch! – Feb. 17 at 10:30am
Get ready to make connections with employers at the Spring Career Fair and All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair , both on Feb. 24, that can lead to internships and jobs. Join us from 10:30am-12pm for an interactive workshop, followed by lunch. From 12:30-2pm, sign up for an optional 10-minute session with a career counselor to review your resume or practice your introduction. Sponsored by CCE, the Earth Institute, and the General Studies Student Council.
Science Technology Engineering Program (STEP) & Columbia Experience Overseas (CEO) Summer Internships
Apply to STEP-related positions to receive great internship experience, an alumni mentor and guidance throughout your summer internship! Positions still available with Fairstar Heavy Transport (STEP), Arup (STEP), Soyak Holding (CEO Istanbul), and Alarcko Carrier (CEO Istanbul). Application deadlines for these positions are between Feb. 15 and 20. If you have already found your own STEP-related internship, apply here to be a STEP participant and check out additional opportunities here .
SEAS Speed Networking - Feb. 22 at 6:45pm
Use this unique opportunity to ask the hard questions - like how the employers and alumni got where they are and what the 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.
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 Columbia University Internship Network to connect with other Columbia students in the area and an Alumni Mentor in your field of interest. Apply by March 4!
Complete the 2012 IDEAL Employer Survey for a chance to win scholarships and internships!