Assistant Director of Industry Relations, Career Design Lab, Columbia SPS
Nicole is a Career Consultant with a passion for helping others pursue limitless possibilities in their careers. With a Master's in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, she has over 5 years of experience in higher education, advising college students at Columbia and Adler University in the city of Chicago.
As a former Recruiter for Platinion of the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), as well as a former Recruiter for Premier Staffing, Inc., she was responsible for direct-hire recruitment and hiring partnerships ranging from technology startups to Fortune 500 companies. As a Career Consultant, her focus has been in helping others make purposeful career transitions through leveraging authentic industry relationships.
In her current role as Assistant Director of Industry Relations, Nicole is energized by building long-lasting relationships that connect meaningful opportunities to students who are ready to make an impact. She believes that a strong foundation for excellence promotes personal reflection, heightened self-awareness, collaborative brainstorming, and an ambitious growth mindset. When she’s not working you can find her in a creative writing class or scoping out a venue in search for great music.
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Navigating the Job Market During the Lockdown
Nicole Arndt, Assistant Director of Industry Relations, shares 6 insightful tips for graduate student career planning.