Employers

We tailor and optimize recruiting programs for our employer partners.

Recruitment Events

Career Week

Open to all School of Professional Studies students, Career Week offers panels with industry leaders, a school-wide Career and Networking Fair, Career Talks (Information Sessions), management workshops, webinars, Hot Spots, a Virtual Business Card Program, and many other career-related events.

Career & Networking Fairs

Opportunities for students to meet employers and alumni from diverse industries, showcase skills and value to recruiters, gain insight into internship/career opportunities while networking.

  • Fall Career & Networking Schoolwide Fair in October
  • Spring Career & Networking Schoolwide Fair in February
  • Program-specific Hot Spots held throughout the academic year

Custom Recruitment Events

Create custom recruitment events based on your needs and goals. Contact us to discuss how we can best serve you.

On-Campus Interviewing

Employers choose a short list of candidates they would like to interview on-campus. The process typically takes four weeks to complete from initiation of a position posting to the interview day.

Industry Panels

Panels of industry experts anxious to share insight and industry knowledge of the current landscape in their fields and best practices to position students for success in today’s marketplace.

Podcast Series: “Behind the Scenes”

A series of interviews with professionals discussing provocative career-related topics to set the stage for students.

Recruitment Event Checklist

Mark your calendars for key recruitment events at SPS.

January

  • Register for Career Week
  • Career Talks (Information Sessions)

February

  • Attend Career Week in February
  • Sign up for On-Campus Recruiting, which is held in February, March, and April

May

  • Review the year’s recruitment successes and start planning for the next academic year

June

  • Contact the Office of Career Management for Fall recruiting opportunities

July

  • Solidify recruitment planning for the coming academic year
  • Register for the Fall Career & Networking Fair and/or Hot Spots held in September

August

  • Register for Career Talk (Information Sessions)

September

  • Attend the Fall Career & Networking Fair and/or Hot Spots
  • Sign up for On-Campus Recruiting, which is held in September, October, and November

November and December

  • Plan for spring recruitment at SPS

Interested in Posting an Opportunity?

Send positions to:
sps-careermanagement@columbia.edu

Questions? Contact

Hassan Akmal
Executive Director
Industry Relations and Career Strategies
ha2049@columbia.edu