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Workshops & Seminars

Despite the excitement surrounding your final semester and graduation, preparing for life after undergraduate studies can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are events offered to help you transition from the classroom to the workforce or the professional environment of graduate school.

These workshops and seminars, known as CU: Connections, are the product of collaboration between multiple Columbia University offices and will provide invaluable information and support as you, the Class of 2015, prepare for life after graduation.

Apartment Hunting in NYC

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
6:00–7:00 p.m.
Lerner Hall East Ramp Lounge

Are you looking to live in NYC after graduation? Would you like to learn the best way to search for an apartment? If so, then come to this presentation from Karen Stone, a licensed real estate salesperson.

STA Travel After Graduation

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
5:00–6:00 p.m.
Lerner Hall, Broadway Room

Would you like to travel the country or the world after graduation but before you begin your career? Learn about popular student destinations, traveling on a budget, and the benefits of traveling the world from an STA Travel representative.

Senior Budgeting Workshop

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
6:00–7:00 p.m.
Lerner 568

Representatives from Financial Aid will be sharing tips and answering questions on how to best budget yourself after graduation.  With loans to repay, apartments to rent, and trips to book, it is important to understand and devise a plan to budget your funds to help keep you grounded after graduation! 

Business Dining Etiquette Lunch

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Bernheim and Schwartz

Sure, you've thought about proper interview etiquette, but have you given any consideration to  the importance of dining etiquette in the professional world? Join us for a Business Dining Etiquette Lunch with Patricia Fitzpatrick, a professional etiquette dining coach from The Etiquette School of New York, and learn how to dine like a pro during the appetizer portion of the meal, through the entrée, and finally dessert. RSVP.

Managing Your Student Debt 

Thursday, April 23, 2015
6:30–7:30 p.m.
Lerner 569

The process of loan exit counseling and figuring out your loan repayment can be long and confusing, but very necessary to ensure you understand why you should not default on your loans after graduation. Join representatives from Financial Aid to learn more about exit counseling and loan repayment! Food and refreshments provided.

Alumni Representative Committee (ARC) InfoSession

TBD, spring

Would you like to interview prospective Columbia students on behalf of the Admissions Office as a member of the Alumni Representative Committee (ARC)? You can join the ARC once you graduate, and prospective student interviewing begins in October. You can conduct interviews anywhere in the country or the world, and it’s a great way to remain connected with alma mater. Join us for the ARC Information Session to learn more about this opportunity.




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