Each year, the Center for Career Education hosts several career fairs, networking events and conferences in a variety of industries. These events provide students with the opportunity to explore different fields of interest and make connections with alumni and employers. To see a full listing of all workshops and events run by the Center for Career Education, please see our Events Calendar.

Fall Career Fair 2014

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September 19, 2014 11:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

The Fall Career Fair will include organizations from many industries including finance, consulting, consumer packaged goods, media, marketing, advertising, and more and is open to undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. We welcome students who are interested in internship as well as full time opportunities. It is a unique and productive way to meet employers looking to hire students and alumni from Columbia University. 

Prepare for the career fair by attending one of the preparation workshops listed on the CCE Events Calendar and reviewing the Making the Most of the Career Fair tipsheet.

Industry Showcase: Boutique Consulting

October 1, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lerner Hall, Room 555
Overview

The Center for Career Education (CCE), in collaboration with the Columbia Undergraduate Consulting Club, will hold a panel and networking session for top tier boutique consulting firms. This event is aimed to build student awareness of career opportunities at these firms’ and to allow the companies to meet enthusiastic and bright Columbia students.

Event Format:

Panel presentation: 7:00 PM-7:45 PM
Networking: 7:45 PM-8:30 PM

Companies Participating
: Please view the listing in the events calendar for the most updated list of attending employers

Target Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning about the Consulting industry

Suggested Attire: Business

Refreshments will be available for students and employers.

Engineering Career Fair Networking Reception 2014

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October 16, 2014 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Faculty House
Overview

Overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of crowded career fairs? Unsure how to navigate the competition from non-Columbia partner schools? CCE offers this Networking Reception as a way to get a jump-start at establishing a personal, face-to-face connection with the employers in an informal networking setting the night before the career fair. This is your best chance to meet a big-name employer without a long line behind you! Before attending the event, be sure to review the Networker Profiles and the Making the Most of a Networking Event tipsheet.

Engineering Consortium Career Fair 2014

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October 17, 2014 10:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

Columbia University and their consortium school members are pleased to announce the 11th Annual Engineering Consortium Career Fair on Friday, October 17, 2014 on Columbia University's Morningside Heights campus. Last year the fair attracted over 1,400 students and alumni from top engineering schools and over 130 pre-eminent national and international engineering employers.

Prepare for the career fair by attending one or more of the preparation events listed on the CCE Events Calendar and reviewing the Making the Most of the Career Fair tipsheet.

Please note the following times for the Career Fair:

  • Columbia Students/Alumni: 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Columbia Students/Alumni and Partner School Students: 12:00 – 4:00pm

 

Asia Pacific Recruiting Night

October 21, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lerner Hall, Party Performance Space Lower Level
Overview

The Center for Career Education (CCE) will hold a joint event in collaboration with the Hong Kong Students and Scholars Society and the Asian American Alliance for organizations seeking to fill internships and full-time opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region. Come hear from several firms and learn about their opportunities at this career fair-style recruiting event! It is always good practice to have your resume on hand-- employers may request one.

Employers registered to attend: Please view this listing in the events calendar for the most updated list of attending employers

Target audience: All undergraduate and graduate students

Suggested Attire: Business

Refreshments will be available for students and employers.

Industry Showcase: Thinking Outside the Bulge Bracket

November 13, 2014 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lerner Hall, Broadway Room
Overview

The Center for Career Education (CCE) in partnership with Columbia Women’s Business Society will hold a joint panel and networking session for a number of financial firms outside of the bulge bracket investment banks. Come hear from several firms and learn about their summer internship opportunities at this multi-firm, industry showcase.

Companies Registered: Please view this listing in the events calendar for the most updated list of attending employers.

Target Audience: Undergraduate freshmen, sophomores and juniors

Suggested Attire: Business

Industry Showcase: Consumer Products and General Business

November 18, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lerner Hall, Room 569
Overview

The Center for Career Education (CCE), in collaboration with Columbia Women's Business Society, will hold a panel and networking session for employers in the consumer products industry that have internship and full time opportunities available across various functions in their organization (i.e. marketing, sales, finance, human resources). This event is aimed to build student awareness of the multitude of career opportunities at large organizations and to allow the companies to meet enthusiastic and bright Columbia students.

Event Format:
Panel presentation: 7:00 PM-7:45 PM
Networking: 7:45 PM-8:30 PM

Companies Participating: Please view this listing in the events calendar for the most updated list of attending employers

Target Audience: All undergraduate students

Suggested Attire: Business

Refreshments will be available for students and employers.

Industry Showcase: Management Consulting

December 1, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Lerner Hall, Room 555
Overview

We would like to invite you to participate in Columbia University’s Industry Showcase: Management Consulting. The Center for Career Education, in collaboration with Columbia Women’s Business Society, and the Columbia Undergraduate Consulting Club , will hold a panel and networking session for several management consulting firms. This event is aimed to build student awareness of career opportunities at these firms’ and to allow the companies to meet enthusiastic and bright Columbia students.

Event Format: Panel presentation: 7:00 PM-7:45 PM
Networking: 7:45 PM-8:30 PM

Companies Participating: Please view this listing in the events calendar for the most updated list of attending employers

Target Audience: Undergraduate freshmen, sophomores and juniors

Suggested Attire: Business attire required. It is always good practice to have your resume on-hand in case employers request it

Past Events

Startup Career Fair 2014

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March 28, 2014 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Low Memorial Library
Overview

The CCE Startup Career Fair is focused on connecting startup firms, primarily from the NYC area, with entrepreneurially minded students and alumni at Columbia. Numerous industries will be represented including technology, sustainability, media and more. This exclusive event, open only to Columbia students and alumni, offers exciting opportunities to pursue internships or full-time positions and careers.

Prepare for the fair!

Media Networking Night 2014

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March 26, 2014 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Low Rotunda
Overview

Are you interested in a career in the media industry? Media Networking Night is an exclusive opportunity for you to get the inside scoop on the industry from employers and alumni. Meet with more than 300 professionals working in entertainment, PR, social media, and more! Use this unique opportunity to ask the hard questions – like how they got where they are and what the day-to-day life is like – without all the pressure of a formal career fair. Light refreshments will be served. We are pleased to host this event with support from Bwog and Columbia Daily Spectator.

Spring Career Fair 2014

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March 7, 2014 11:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

CCE's Spring Career Fair includes organizations from many industries, including advertising, consulting, consumer goods, finance, marketing, media, and more! This exclusive event — open only to Columbia students and alumni — offers exciting opportunities for students pursuing internships, alumni pursuing full-time careers, and everything in between. These employers are looking for Columbia students; get out there and present yourself! 

Prepare for the career fair by attending one of the workshops listed below. Also, review resources on the 30-second Introduction, Making the Most of the Career Fair, and Professional Image on the CCE website.

  • Making the Most of the Spring Career Fair for Undergrads in partnership with Unilever on Wednesday, March 5
  • Making the Most of the Spring Career Fair for Graduate Students on Thursday, March 6

Engineering Consortium Career Fair 2013

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October 25, 2013 10:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

Columbia University and their consortium school members are pleased to announce the 10th Annual Engineering Consortium Career Fair on Friday, October 25, 2013 on Columbia University's Morningside Heights campus. Last year the fair attracted over 1,400 students and alumni from top engineering schools and over 130 pre-eminent national and international engineering employers.

Prepare for the career fair by attending one or more of the events listed below and reviewing the Making the Most of the Career Fair tipsheet.

Undergraduate Students:

Graduate Students:

  • Making the Most of the Engineering Consortium Career Fair for International Students in Partnership with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on Tuesday, October 8
  • Making the Most of the Engineering Consortium Career Fair on Thursday, October 24

Please note the following times for the Career Fair:

  • Columbia Students/Alumni: 10:00am – 12:00pm
  • Columbia Students/Alumni and Partner School Students: 12:00 – 4:00pm

 

Engineering Career Fair Networking Reception 2013

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October 24, 2013 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Faculty House
Overview

Overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of crowded career fairs? Unsure how to navigate the competition from non-Columbia partner schools? CCE offers this Networking Reception as a way to get a jump-start at establishing a personal, face-to-face connection with the employers in an informal networking setting the night before the career fair. This is your best chance to meet a big-name employer without a long line behind you! Before attending the event, be sure to review the Networker Profiles and the Making the Most of a Networking Event tipsheet.

Fall Career Fair 2013

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September 20, 2013 11:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

The Fall Career Fair will include organizations from many industries including finance, consulting, consumer packaged goods, media, marketing, advertising, and more and is open to undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. We welcome students who are interested in internship as well as full time opportunities. It is a unique and productive way to meet employers looking to hire students and alumni from Columbia University. 

Prepare for the career fair by attending one of the events listed below and reviewing the Making the Most of the Career Fair tipsheet.

Startup Career Fair 2013

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March 29, 2013 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Low Memorial Library
Overview

The CCE Startup Career Fair is focused on connecting startup firms, primarily from the NYC area, with entrepreneurially minded students and alumni at Columbia. Numerous industries will be represented including technology, sustainability, media and more. This exclusive event, open only to Columbia students and alumni, offers exciting opportunities to pursue internships or full-time positions and careers. For further information regarding this event, please contact the Center for Career Education by sending email to careereducation@columbia.edu.

Media Networking Night 2013

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March 11, 2013 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Low Rotunda
Overview

Are you interested in a career in the Media industry? Still wondering what you want to do post-college? Media Networking Night is an exclusive opportunity for you to get the inside scoop on the industry from employers and alumni. Meet with over 300 professionals working in entertainment, PR, social media, and more! Use this unique opportunity to ask the hard questions – like how they got where they are and what the day-to-day life is like – without all the pressure of a formal career fair. Light refreshments will be served. We are pleased to host this event with support from Bwog and Columbia Daily Spectator.

Spring Career Fair 2013

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March 8, 2013 11:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

CCE's Spring Career Fair includes organizations from many industries, including advertising, consulting, consumer goods, finance, marketing, media, and more! This exclusive event — open only to Columbia students and alumni — offers exciting opportunities for students pursuing internships, alumni pursuing full-time careers, and everything in between. These employers are looking for Columbia students; get out there and present yourself! 

Engineering Consortium Career Fair 2012

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October 26, 2012 10:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

Columbia University and their consortium school members are pleased to announce the 9th Annual Engineering Consortium Career Fair on Friday, October 26, 2012 on Columbia University's Morningside Heights campus. Last year the fair attracted over 1,900 students from top engineering schools and over 130 pre-eminent national and international engineering employers.

Prepare for the Career Fair by attending one or more of the events listed below and reviewing the Making the Most of the Career Fair tipsheet.

Please note the following times for the Career Fair:

  • Columbia Students/Alumni: 10am – 12pm
  • Columbia Students/Alumni and Partner School Students: 12 – 4pm

Engineering Career Fair Networking Reception 2012

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October 25, 2012 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Faculty House
Overview

Overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of crowded career fairs? Unsure how to navigate the competition from non-Columbia partner schools? CCE offers this Networking Reception as a way to get a jump-start at establishing a personal, face-to-face connection with the employers in an informal networking setting the night before the career fair. This is your best chance to meet a big-name employer without a long line behind you! Before attending the event, be sure to review the Networker Profiles and the Making the Most of a Networking Event tipsheet.

Fall Career Fair 2012

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September 21, 2012 11:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

The Fall Career Fair will include organizations from many industries including finance, consulting, consumer packaged goods, media, marketing, advertising, and more and is open to undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. We welcome students who are interested in internship as well as full time opportunities. It is a unique and productive way to meet employers looking to hire students and alumni from Columbia University. Before attending the event, be sure to review the Employer Profiles and the Making the Most of the Career Fair tipsheet.

Startup Career Fair 2012

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March 23, 2012 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Low Memorial Library
Overview

The CCE Startup Career Fair is focused on connecting startup firms, primarily from the NYC area, with entrepreneurial-minded students at Columbia. Numerous industries will be represented including technology, sustainability, media and more. This exclusive event, open only to Columbia students and alumni, offers exciting opportunities for students pursuing internships as well as students and alumni pursuing full-time careers.

The Startup Career Fair will also feature presentations by Palantir Technologies at 1:15pm and Wrapp at 2:15pm.

Media Networking Night 2012

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March 21, 2012 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Low Rotunda
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Are you interested in a career in the Media industry? Still wondering what you want to do post-college? Media Networking Night is an exclusive opportunity for you to get the inside scoop on the industry from employers and alumni. Meet with over 100 professionals working in film, publishing, graphic design and more! Use this unique opportunity to ask the hard questions – like how they got where they are and what the day-to-day life is like – without all the pressure of a formal career fair. Light refreshments will be served.

Spring Career Fair 2012

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February 24, 2012 11:00am - 4:00pm
Lerner Hall, Auditorium
Overview

CCE's Spring Career Fair includes organizations from many industries, including advertising, consulting, consumer goods, finance, marketing, media, and more! This exclusive event — open only to Columbia students and alumni — offers exciting opportunities for students pursuing internships, alumni pursuing full-time careers, and everything in between. These employers are looking for Columbia students; get out there and present yourself!

 

Engineering Consortium Career Fair 2011

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October 21, 2011 10:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

Over 100 preeminent national and international engineering employers come to Columbia for the Engineering Consortium Career Fair to network with students and alumni and discuss internship/job opportunities from across a wide variety of fields, companies, and types of employment.

Engineering Career Fair Networking Reception 2011

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October 20, 2011 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Faculty House
Overview

Overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of crowded career fairs? Unsure how to handle the competition from non-Columbia partner schools? CCE offers this Networking Reception as a way to get a jump-start at establishing a personal, face-to-face connection with the employers in an informal networking setting the night before the career fair. This is your best chance to meet a big-name employer without a long line behind you!

Don't forget to sign up for "Making the Most of the Career Fair and Networking Reception" the Tuesday before this event to help you prepare!

Fall Career Fair 2011

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September 23, 2011 11:00am - 4:00pm
Roone Arledge Auditorium, Alfred Lerner Hall
Overview

The Fall Career Fair will include organizations from many industries including finance, consulting, consumer packaged goods, media, marketing, advertising, and more and is open to undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. We welcome students who are interested in internship as well as full time opportunities. It is a unique and productive way to meet employers looking to hire students and alumni from Columbia University. Before attending the event, be sure to review the Employer Profiles and the Making the Most of the Career Fair tipsheet.

Media Networking Night 2011

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March 23, 2011 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Low Rotunda
Overview

Are you interested in a career in the Media industry? Still wondering what you want to do post-college? Media Networking Night is an exclusive opportunity for you to get the inside scoop on the industry from employers and alumni. Meet with over 100 professionals working in film, publishing, graphic design and more! Use this unique opportunity to ask the hard questions – like how they got where they are and what the day-to-day life is like – without all the pressure of a formal career fair. Light refreshments will be served.

International Organizations Day 2011

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March 4, 2011 11:00am - 4:00pm
Lerner Hall
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We are pleased to invite you and your students to attend the 2011 Columbia University Not for Profit and Public Service Career Fair to be held on campus Friday, March 4, 2011. This year, our annual event International Organizations Day (IOD) will be combined with the Not-For-Profit and Public Service Career Fair to make an even more interesting and engaging day for students and employers alike.

Presentation Schedule


11:00-11:50am

UN Secretariat

Inter-American Development Bank

12:00-12:50pm

European Personnel Selection Office

Peace Corps

1:00-1:50pm

The World Bank

International Labour Organization

2:00-2:50pm

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

International Organization for Migration

3:00-3:50pm

United Nations Educations, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Not-For-Profit and Public Service Career Fair 2011

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March 4, 2011 11:00am - 4:00pm
Lerner Hall, Auditorium
Overview

We are pleased to invite you and your students to attend the 2011 Columbia University Not for Profit and Public Service Career Fair to be held on campus Friday, March 4, 2011. This year, our annual event International Organizations Day (IOD) will be combined with the fair to make an even more interesting and engaging day for students and employers alike.

Presentation Schedule


11:00-11:50am

UN Secretariat

Inter-American Development Bank

12:00-12:50pm

European Personnel Selection Office

Peace Corps

1:00-1:50pm

The World Bank

International Labour Organization

2:00-2:50pm

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

International Organization for Migration

3:00-3:50pm

United Nations Educations, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Civic Engagement Networking Night 2011

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February 24, 2011 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Diana Center, Event Oval, Barnard College
Overview

Are you interested in a career in Humanitarian, Political, Religious, or Activist organizations? Civic Engagement Networking Night is an exclusive event for you to get the inside scoop on the industry from employers and alumni. Use this unique opportunity to ask the hard questions - like how they got where they are and what the day-to-day life is like - without all the pressure of a formal career fair.

Engineering Consortium Career Fair 2010

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October 15, 2010 10:00am - 4:00pm
Lerner Hall, Auditorium
Overview

Over 100 preeminent national and international engineering employers come to Columbia for the Engineering Consortium Career Fair to network with students and alumni and discuss internship/job opportunities from across a wide variety of fields, companies, and types of employment. Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with the representatives from companies like Arup, Bloomberg L.P., Con Edison, D. E. Shaw Research, LLC, FactSet Research Systems Inc., Hazen and Sawyer, P.C., Microsoft Corporation, MTA Metro-North Railroad, NASA, Procter & Gamble and many others!

Engineering Career Fair Networking Reception 2010

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October 14, 2010 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Faculty House
Overview

Overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of crowded career fairs? Unsure how to handle the competition from non-Columbia partner schools? CCE offers this Networking Reception as a way to get a jump-start at establishing a personal, face-to-face connection with the employers in an informal networking setting the night before the career fair. This is your best chance to meet a big-name employer without a long line behind you!

Don't forget to sign up for "Making the Most of the Career Fair and Networking Reception" the night before this event to help you prepare!

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Fall Career Fair 2010

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September 24, 2010 11:00am - 4:00pm
Lerner Hall, Auditorium
Overview

CCE's Fall Career Fair includes organizations from many industries, including finance, consulting, consumer goods, media, marketing, advertising, and more! This exclusive event — open only to Columbia students and alumni — offers exciting opportunities for students pursuing internships, alumni pursuing full-time careers, and everything in between. These employers are looking for Columbia students; get out there and present yourself!

Media Networking Night

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March 24, 2010 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Low Memorial Library
Overview

Are you interested in a career in the Media industry? Still wondering what you want to do post-college? Media Networking Night is an exclusive opportunity for you to get the inside scoop on the industry from employers and alumni. Meet with over 100 professionals working in film, publishing, graphic design and more! Use this unique opportunity to ask the hard questions – like how they got where they are and what the day-to-day life is like – without all the pressure of a formal career fair. Light refreshments will be served.

Not-for-Profit and Public Service Career Fair

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March 5, 2010 11:00am - 4:00pm
Alfred Lerner Hall, Auditorium
Overview

The Columbia University Center for Career Education is proud to host the 2010 Not-for-Profit and Public Service Career Fair. This event allows students and alumni to explore a wide variety of career fields, employers, and types of employment in the not-for-profit/public service sector.

Civic Engagement Networking Night

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February 24, 2010 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Event Oval, Diana Center, Barnard College
Overview

Civic Engagement Networking Night is an exclusive event for you to get the inside scoop on the industry from employers and alumni. Use this unique opportunity to ask the hard questions - like how they got where they are and what the day-to-day life is like - without all the pressure of a formal career fair.

International Organizations Day

November 13, 2009 10:00am - 4:30pm
Low Memorial Library
Overview

This event takes advantage of Columbia's NYC location and burgeoning interest in career opportunities with multilateral governance and development organizations. Over the course of the day each attending organization will make a presentation followed by Q&A addressing their talent needs and career paths in their organization. There is also a career fair aspect to the event where students will have an opportunity to interact informally with representatives of the attending institutions over the course of the day.

Engineering Consortium Career Fair

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October 23, 2009 10:00am - 4:00pm
Alfred Lerner Hall, Auditorium
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The Engineering Consortium Career Fair, hosted by the Columbia University Center for Career Education and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science allows students and alumni to explore a wide variety of career fields, employers, and types of employment in the engineering/technology sector.  In previous years, the fair has attracted over 1,900 students and alumni from top engineering schools and over 100 pre-eminent national and international engineering employers.

Engineering Career Fair Networking Reception

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October 22, 2009 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Faculty House
Overview

Get a jump start on meeting the employers who will be at the Engineering Consortium Career Fair. Beat the crowds (and partner schools) by meeting the employers in an informal networking setting the night before the career fair! Each year, the Engineering Networking Reception has grown and was attended by over 250 students and over 60 employers in 2008.

Employers currently registered to attend include: Bloomberg L.P., Boston Teacher Residency, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Con Edison, Executive Office of Transportation, FactSet Research Systems Inc., General Dynamics Electric Boat, HEICO Aerospace Corporation, Jefferson Laboratory, Micro Empowering Inc., Parsons Brinckerhoff, Sunoco, Inc., and The Port Authority of NY & NJ.

Fall Career Fair

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September 25, 2009 11:00am - 4:00pm
Alfred Lerner Hall, Auditorium
Overview

The Fall Career Fair includes organizations from many industries including finance, consulting, consumer packaged goods, media, marketing, advertising, and more and is open to all Columbia students and alumni exclusively. We welcome all those who are interested in internship and/or full time opportunities. It is a unique and productive way to meet employers looking to hire students and alumni from Columbia University.

Job Search Saturday

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September 12, 2009 9:00am - 12:00pm
Low Memorial Library
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This event is targeted towards students interested in careers in finance and consulting and provides students with the preparation skills and alumni networking opportunities to maximize their success in the Campus Recruiting Program. Super Saturday continues to grow each year. In 2008, 600 students and 140 alumni networkers attended Super Saturday.