Life After CS@CU

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Life After CS@CU

You made it to the end of your degree, and now it is time to take the next step… feeling nervous? Not to worry, Columbia University and the Department of Computer Science provide opportunities for students to explore career options and to prepare for their job search!


Center for Career Education

The Center provides career counseling services to current students and alumni. Students are encouraged to visit the Center as soon as they start their studies at Columbia.

The Center’s services include:

  • Career counseling to explore career options
  • Help with resume writing and interview skills including Mock Interviews
  • Career Fairs
  • Providing department specific workshops

More information is available at the Center for Career Education’s website.

Workshops at CS@CU

The Department, in conjunction with the Center for Career Education and corporate partners, conducts career-related workshops for our students. Some workshops are held throughout the year:

  • Resume Writing Workshop
  • Interview Skills Workshop
  • Federal Jobs Workshop
  • Mock Interview with a company recruiter
  • Alumni Career Panel

Job Postings

The Computer Science Department students can subscribe to job announcements through VMOCK.

The Department conducts Company Information Sessions throughout the academic year. These Information Sessions allow students to interact with company representatives directly. Some of the companies that have held Information Sessions in the Department are:

  • Apple
  • Amazon
  • Bloomberg
  • BlackRock Solutions
  • Deutche Bank
  • Facebook
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Intelligent Search Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • Startup companies (Venmo, Knewton, etc)
  • Tradeweb
  • US Military


Alumni are important members of CS@CU community.
Some of the ways that keep alumni connected to CS@CU are:

  • LinkedIn CS@CU Alumni Network
  • Annual Family BBQ
  • Alumni Career Panel

If you are an Alum and would like us to keep you informed of upcoming events, please contact CS Advising.


Updated 10/16/2023