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Spring 2019 Deadline to Submit Clearance Forms: Mon., Oct. 1

Students who are interested in studying abroad on a Columbia-led program for Spring 2019 must apply by the upcoming deadlines.

Event Description
Students who are interested in studying abroad on a Columbia-led program for Spring 2019 must apply by the upcoming deadline.

Submit your clearance (approval) forms by Monday, Oct. 1.
 


Events: Challenge Summit & Solutions Sprint
Event Dates: Fri., Sept. 28 - Sun., Sept. 30

Students are invited to participate in the Empire State Opioid Epidemic Innovation Challenge which will serve as an open-innovation platform for a diverse community to co-create solutions that have the potential to change the trajectory of the local and national opioid crisis.

Event Description
Students are invited to participate in the Empire State Opioid Epidemic Innovation Challenge, hosted at Columbia University Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, which will serve as an open-innovation platform for a diverse community to co-create solutions that have the potential to change the trajectory of the local and national opioid crisis.

Challenge Summit
Friday, Sept. 28

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Expert Panels & Personal Stories
  • Challenge Identification

Solutions Summit
Sept. 29 - 30

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Pitch Challenges
  • Co-Create Solutions
  • Final Presentations
  • Expert Judging Panel
  • Prizes Awarded

Register

Posted: Sept. 18

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) invites students to participate in support groups and workshops, and meet with counselors during walk-in hours.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) invites students to attend support groups on a variety of topics. Learn about how CPS supports every student on campus through this informational video.

Visit the CPS website for a schedule of drop-in hours and contact information.

Workshops*

Enhancing Your Relationships: An Experiential Workshop for Couples
Dates and Times: Mondays, Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 15, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: CPS Conference Room, Lerner Hall, 8th Floor

Support Group Topics*

  • Distress Tolerance
  • Getting Things Done
  • Bereavement Support
  • Reawakening Your Healthy Self: Eating Concerns Group for Women
  • Public Speaking: Learn to Speak with Confidence
  • Women of Color Support Group
  • Men of Color Support Group
  • Queer Academics at Columbia
  • Veterans Support Group
  • Women in Recovery from an Eating Concern
  • Students with Families
  • Substance Use Concerns
  • Women Healing from Sexual Abuse in Childhood or Adolescence
  • Women's Sexual Assault Support Group

*This is a list of recurring support group and workshop topics, but it is subject to change at any time. Please see the CPS website for current support group and workshop topics.

Posted: Sept. 10

The Columbia Business School is seeking a student to work as an administrative assistant for the Family Business Program. 

Position Description
The Columbia Business School is seeking a student to work as an administrative assistant for the Family Business Program. The assistant will mainly provide support for the office and data management as well as events management. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Answering emails and updating the website
  • Assisting in the creation of/managing lists and spreadsheets
  • Providing administrative support as needed
  • Providing data entry support
  • Assisting with event management and meeting preparation

Position Requirements

  • Experience in using Windows Office programs (advanced excel and powerpoint skills a plus)
  • Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to perform detailed work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Experience with database management (constantcontact) and knowledge of html a plus
  • Experience working in an office setting a plus
  • Interest in family business a plus

Time Commitment
Part-time (10 - 15 hours per week) 

Compensation
$15 per hour

Apply
To apply, please complete an application online and provide a resume with at least one professional reference. For more information contact Camille Korschun.

Posted: May 31

We are pleased to announce that GS t-shirts featuring the GS shield are now available for sale exclusively in the Columbia University Bookstore.

We are pleased to announce that GS t-shirts featuring the GS shield are now available for sale exclusively in the Columbia University Bookstore.

Next Event Date and Time: Fri., Sept. 28, 2 - 4 p.m.
Location: TBD

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) invites students to attend a series of coaching workshops intended for those who are currently applying to graduate school.

Event Description

From obtaining step-by-step assistance with organizing application timelines to receiving feedback on essay drafts, this series of workshops will provide students applying this Fall with guidance towards a successful application. For the last two years, 100% of students who completed this series were accepted into graduate school!

Each session builds upon the previous session and includes guest experts from across the University to assist with preparing resumes, interviews, and personal statements. There will also be opportunities for attendees to discuss their own challenges and learning opportunities. Students applying to all graduate programs are welcome.

By registering, students are confirming their intent to attend the full series of workshops.

Note: These workshops are for active applicants. A separate series in the spring will be offered for students planning to apply, or considering whether they want to apply.

Full List of Workshop Dates: September 14th, September 28th, October 12th, October 26th, November 9th

*Please note: If you missed the first session on September 14th, please attend Grad School Walk-In Hours between 2-4 p.m., Friday, September 21st in the DOS Office.

Register

Please contact the GS Academic Resource Center with any questions (212-854-4097; gs-arc@columbia.edu).

Next Event: Latinx Heritage Month Ceremony
Date and Time: Sat., Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

Students are invited to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by attending events throughout the month of October.

Students are invited to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month by attending events throughout the month of October.

Visit the official Facebook page for more information, including a calendar of events.

Next Event: Latinx Heritage Month Ceremony
Date and Time: Sat., Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

Posted: Sept. 18
 

The Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity at Columbia Law School (CAPI) is seeking a student to volunteer as an intern for their ongoing digital projects.

Description
The Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity at Columbia Law School (CAPI) is seeking a student to volunteer as an intern for their ongoing digital projects. CAPI is an anti-corruption and public integrity research center that focuses primarily on cities. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Completing specific tasks related to the updating and management of CAPI's new website
  • Managing CAPI's online presence including weekly newsletter and social media
  • Writing, editing, and research grant applications
  • Authoring member engagement materials (e.g. periodic e-mail blasts)

Position Requirements

  • Must be a current undergraduate
  • Must have excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work methodically and with attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Drupal and/or some web-design experience a plus

Time-Commitment
Part-time (6 - 10 hours per week)

Apply
To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and a copy of your transcript to Rosie Fatt.

Event Date and Time: Fri., Sept. 28, 2 - 3:30 p.m. & Mon., Oct. 1, 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Location: Online

Students are invited to attend an informational webcast hosted by the Columbia University Department of Statistics about the MA Statistics Program.

Description
Students are invited to attend an informational webcast hosted by the Columbia University Department of Statistics about the MA Statistics Program. Students will hear from the Executive Director and Director of the program as well as current students and recent alumni. 

There are two virtual information sessions and students are welcome to join either. 

Register
Fri., Sept. 28, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 1 2:30 - 4 p.m.

*Information on how to join virtually via Zoom is shared within the RSVP information.

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