The following workshops and seminars, known as CU: Connections, are the product of collaboration between multiple Columbia University offices and aim to provide invaluable information and support as you, the Class of 2016, prepare for life after graduation.
Dates will be added below as workshops are confirmed. Past events have included:
Apartment Hunting in NYC
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
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
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
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. Tickets are sold out.
Managing Your Student Debt
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) Info Session (with Insomnia Cookies. Mmm.)
Interested in interviewing prospective Columbia students once you graduate? Join the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for an informal information session to learn more about the ARC and how to get involved.