Get ready for Media Networking Night (3/21) and the Startup Career Fair (3/23) !
"I’m sure some of them were very smart, but they had not learned how to distinguish themselves from each other," writes A. Jesse Jiryu Davis, Python Evangelist at 10Gen about meeting Ivy students at a career fair.
Get great prep tips for this week's events in video clips from participating employers here ; and take advantage of valuable media networking night prep today and career fair prep throughout this week.
Connect with professionals in the startup industry!
Tomorrow, Mar. 20, connect with professionals at Clothes Horse, Rip Road, Kaptur, and StyleCaster through #CCECareerDay as they tweet “a day in the life” of their work. Tweet questions and learn more about the industry. Good prep too for the Startup Career Fair on Friday, March 23!
Columbia Peer Advisers : Enjoy giving your friends advice about classes, majors, clubs and internships? The Center for Student Advising (CSA) is looking for motivated and talented students to become Columbia Peer Advisers for the 2012-2013 academic year. The application is available online and the submission deadline is March 22, 2012 .
Professionals in Residence – March 28, 9am-1pm
Meet one-on-one with Lea Hinderling, Advertising Account Manager at Google or Jocelyn Greenky, SVP of Digital Media at Colin Cowie Lifestyle at CCE. You can learn about potential career tracks, ask about interviewing and resumes and gain insider advice on the media industry. Secure your 20-min. appt. by emailing Lisa Dicce ( email@example.com ) with your availability that day.
Interested in working for a Public Relations and Communications Firm?
Join CCE on a visit to Ruder Finn, one of the largest communications and public relations firms in the world! Date: March 29th, 3:30pm - 5:30pm. All students are welcome! For Seniors: Ruder Finn has a well-known and highly respected Full-Time Executive Training Program with a deadline date of April 2nd to apply. Attend the visit and learn more about the program and the application process. Register and learn more here .
Found your own Science Engineering & Technology Internship?
If so, apply to be a STEP participant! Yes, this year you are able to apply to STEP even if you have found your internship on your own. Why join, you ask? An article from Business Week suggests that over 70% of jobs are found through networking. So, why not expand your network ASAP as a STEP participant? Along the way, you will also receive career-related advice, a great bonus! Apply here today!
Financial Aid Support for Unpaid Internship, Research, and Volunteer Opportunities
Do your plans for the summer include an unpaid internship, research, or volunteer opportunity? If you are a Columbia College or SEAS student you may be eligible for consideration for the Work Exemption Program for summer 2012. The deadline for consideration is April 18 . See eligibility and the application process details .
Columbia College Alumni and Parent Internship Fund 2012
Apply to fund your unpaid summer internship! Currently registered Columbia College rising juniors and seniors, in good standing with at least a 3.0 GPA, who receive Columbia grant-based financial aid and have secured an unpaid internship for summer 2012 are eligible to apply. Applications are due on April 18, 2012.
Feeling confident, supported, and engaged in planning for the future is essential when approaching any career decision. That’s why CCE is encouraging students to take part in Mental Health Awareness Week, brought to you by the Columbia Neuroscience Society and other partner organizations on campus. Learn more .
Complete the 2012 IDEAL Employer Survey for a chance to win scholarships and internships!
Calendar at a Glance: March 19-30
Set up a job agent in LionSHARE so you don't miss an internship or job. In the meantime, we've pulled a few examples of current opportunities that we thought might be of interest to you. View details via the links and log on to LionSHARE to apply today! The internships listed below expire between March 23 and April 12 .
The jobs listed below expire between March 23 and March 29 .
Below are a few of the employers recruiting on-campus that you may have missed. View details via the link and log on to LionSHARE to apply. Don't have On-Campus Recruiting in your account? Get OCR ACCESS ! The schedule listed below closes on March 26 .
Looking for more part-time positions? Search "Temp Time" under "Employer Name" in LionSHARE. The positions listed below expire between March 23 and March 28.