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Posted: Feb. 15

Carnegie Pollak is looking to hire full-time and part-time tutors for standardized testing and academic subjects.

Position Description
Carnegie Pollak is looking to hire full-time and part-time tutors for standardized testing (SAT, ACT, SAT subject tests, AP exams) and academic subjects (high school level math, science, English, history, and computer science/technology). Tutors will have a flexible schedule and will meet with students in person in the northern suburbs of NYC. 

Position requirements

  • High academic achievement and passion for teaching
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to commit to meeting students in person

Time Commitment
Full-time or part-time

Compensation
$100+/hour

Apply
To apply, please send your resume to Katie Cook.

Posted: Feb. 8

Students planning to graduate in May, or who are October candidates who plan to walk in the May ceremonies, need to apply for graduation with their advisor by Thurs., March 15.

Students planning to graduate in May, or who are October candidates who plan to walk in the May ceremonies, need to apply for graduation with their advisor by Thurs., March 15.

Posted: Feb. 8

Students participating in academic research are invited to apply for funding to help cover associated costs (including academic conferences and project supplies). Funding is awarded on a one-time basis, in an amount of up to $250.

Students participating in academic research are invited to apply for funding to help cover associated costs (including academic conferences and project supplies). Funding is awarded on a one-time basis, in an amount of up to $250.

Apply
For more information, and to apply, refer to the Funding for Individual Research Application form. Applications are reviewed and approved by the Office of Academic Affairs on a rolling basis.

Posted: Feb. 1

Students are invited to celebrate Black History Month by attending events throughout the month of February.

Description
Students are invited to celebrate Black History Month by attending events throughout the month of February.

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

Posted: Jan. 3

Registered GS students now have free access to the digital New York Times. 

Description
Registered GS students now have free access to the digital New York Times. Any students who have issues with getting access should email housing@columbia.edu and indicate that they are a registered GS student. 

Event Date and Time: Mon., Feb. 19, 6 - 7 p.m.
Event Location: Rotunda, Low Memorial Library

Students are invited to attend the Eric H. Holder Initiative for Civil and Political Rights' upcoming event, American Voter Project: The Problem of Voter Suppression.

Students are invited to attend the Eric H. Holder Initiative for Civil and Political Rights' upcoming event, American Voter Project: The Problem of Voter Suppression.

The currently scheduled panelists are:

  • Patricia Ferguson-Bohnee LAW'01, clinical professor of law at Arizona State University
  • Jon Sherman LAW'08, senior counsel for Faire Elections Legal Network
  • Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-council of NAACP-LDF
  • Desmond Meade, president of Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
  • Vann R. Newkirk II, staff writer at The Atlantic

Register

Next Event: History Open House
Next Event Date and Time: Tues., Feb. 20, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: 411 Fayerweather

Undergraduate Major Open Houses invites students to learn more about the diversity of majors and concentrations available to Columbia undergraduates.

Description
Undergraduate Major Open Houses invites students to learn more about the diversity of majors and concentrations available to Columbia undergraduates.  Major Open Houses are held prior to the online major declaration periods in March.  At a departmental open house, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet with faculty and advisors
  • Meet with current majors and concentrators
  • Learn about program requirements
  • Explore research opportunities, internships, and career paths

All interested undergraduate students are welcome to attend.

Below please find a listing of upcoming open houses. The list will be updated with the latest offerings.

Upcoming Open Houses: 

Department: History
Event Date and Time: Tues., Feb. 20, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: 411 Fayerweather

Department: American Studies
Event Date and Time: Tues., Feb. 20, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: 317 Hamilton

Department: Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Event Date and Time: Thurs., Feb. 22, 7 - 8 p.m.
Location: 1015 Schermerhorn Extension

Department: Psychology and Neuroscience & Behavior
Event Date and Time: Fri., Feb. 23, 4 p.m.
Location: 200B Schermerhorn

Department: English and Comparative Literature
Event Date and Time: Fri., Feb. 23, 4 p.m.
Location: 612 Philosophy Hall

Department: Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Event Date and Time: Mon., Feb. 26, 42 p.m.
Location: 802 International Affairs Building

Department: French
Event Date and Time: Mon., Feb. 26, 12 - 2 p.m.
Location: 2nd Floor, Buell Hall

Department: Anthropology
Event Date and Time: Mon., Feb. 26, 12 - 2 p.m. and Tues., Feb. 27, 4 - 6 p.m.
Location: 457 Schermerhorn Extension

Department: Film and Media Studies
Event Date and Time: Mon., Feb. 26, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: 513F Dodge

Department: Astronomy
Event Date and Time: Mon., Feb. 26, 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: 1402 Pupin

Department: Chemistry and Biology
Event Date and Time: Tues., Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
Location: 7th-floor lounge, Havemeyer Hall

Department: Classics
Event Date and Time:
Wed., Feb. 28, 12:15- 1:30 p.m.
Location:
617 Hamilton Hall

Department: Human Rights
Event Date and Time: Wed., Feb. 28, 1 - 1:45 p.m.
Location: 1302 International Affairs Building

Department: Statistics
Event Date and Time: Wed., Feb. 28, 3 - 5 p.m.
Location: Statistics Department Lounge, Watson Hall, 6th floor

Department: Computer Science
Event Date and Time: Wed., Feb. 28, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: CS Lounge

Department: Math
Event Date and Time: Wed., Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Location: 508 Mathematics Building

Department: Visual Arts
Event Date and Time: Thurs., March 1, 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: 106 Watson Hall
RSVP: Sarah Perry

Department: Physics
Event Date and Time: Thurs., March 1, 6 - 7 p.m.
Location: 705 Pupin Hall

Department: Slavic Languages
Event Date and Time: Fri., March 2, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Location: 713 Hamilton Hall

Department: Urban Studies
Event Date and Time: Tues., March 6, 4 p.m.
Location: TBA

Department: Drama and Theatre Arts
Event Date and Time: Wed., April 11, 5:30 p.m.
Location: TBA

Department: Business Management
Major Application Form

Event Date: Thurs., Feb. 22, 4 - 6 p.m.
Event Location: Conference Room, Second Floor, The Heyman Center for the Humanities

Students are invited to join Dr. Howard Stevenson for a discussion about the challenges and ramifications of culturally relevant interventions for men of color.

Students are invited to join Dr. Howard Stevenson for a discussion about the challenges and ramifications of culturally relevant interventions for men of color. Dr. Stevenson will focus on two programs that integrate the unique experiences of Black boys and men in building racial coping confidence: Preventing Long-Term Anger and Aggression in Youth (PLAAY) and SHAPE-UP: Barbers Building Better Brothers.

RSVP

Event Date and Time: Wed., Feb. 28, 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: LeRoy Neiman Gallery, 310 Dodge Hall

Students are invited to attend an information and networking session on opportunities in Visual Arts both during undergrad and beyond.

Event Description
Students are invited to attend an information and networking session on opportunities in Visual Arts both during undergrad and beyond. Information regarding specific opportunities will include summer programs, workshops, internships, residencies, classes, and more. Visual Arts alumni from GS and CC will be in attendance to discuss their individual paths since graduation and to answer questions.

Light refreshments will be served. 

Priority Deadline: March 1

Undergraduate students currently enrolled at GS, Barnard, Columbia, and SEAS may apply for early admission to the Oral History MA program (OHMA) through the BA/MA option. 

Description

Undergraduate students enrolled at Columbia are encouraged to apply for early admission to the Oral History MA program (OHMA) through the B.A./M.A. option. Through this program, students have the opportunity to apply in their junior year and take OHMA's graduate-level coursework during the next academic year. Interested students are encouraged to apply using the OHMA application and to contact OHMA Co-Director Amy Starecheski. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting Nov. 15 - June 1 with a priority deadline of March 1. 

Spring Open House

Event Date and Time: Thurs., Jan. 18, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Event Location: 509 Knox Hall

Application Deadline: Fri., March 2

Students are invited to apply to be a CU Well Peer Leader to facilitate health programs during NSOP.

Students are invited to apply to be a CU Well Peer Leader to facilitate health programs during NSOP.  If selected, leaders will have the opportunity to facilitate both the Responsible Community at Columbia (RC@C) and Live Well. Learn Well. programs during NSOP.

More information and application can be found online.

Application Deadline: Fri., March 9

Students are invited to apply to serve as Junior Marshals, assisting GS staff members at Class Day by directing and welcoming graduates and their guests.

Students are invited to apply to serve as Junior Marshals, assisting GS staff members at Class Day by directing and welcoming graduates and their guests.

For more information, and to apply, please visit the application page.

Application Deadline: Sat., March 31

Students are invited to apply for the LifeSci NYC internship program -- designed to ensure both the success of the life sciences industry in New York City and the employability of New York City college students majoring in the life sciences and in support functions (management, finance, accounting, legal, IT, and others) connected to the life sciences.

Description
Students are invited to apply for the LifeSci NYC internship program -- designed to ensure both the success of the life sciences industry in New York City and the employability of New York City college students majoring in the life sciences and in support functions (management, finance, accounting, legal, IT, and others) connected to the life sciences. Interns are assigned to a host company or organization ranging from early-stage startups to large pharmaceutical and biotech firms. Interns will be invited to participate in a dynamic range of events including networking receptions, industry career panels, site tours, and will have opportunities to meet industry leaders and more.

Eligible Majors:

Science Track

  • Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science / Data Science / Statistics
  • Immunology (including Immuno-oncology, Immuno-virology, etc.)
  • Regulatory
  • Other life sciences / STEM fields

Management Track

  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • IT
  • Law
  • Supply Chain / Operations
  • Public Affairs/Regulatory

Program Requirements

  • A cumulative 3.0 GPA. Students with a GPA under 3.0 can apply but must request an exemption from the GPA requirement and write an explanation of extenuating circumstances for their GPA.
  • Participants of the LifeSci NYC Internship Program may not take classes or hold other jobs for the duration of the program, must commit to the work requirements of their host-site, and are expected to attend and actively engage in all scheduled seminars, events, and activities, and remain active as program alumni.
  • Students must agree to all terms and conditions and sign the student agreement to participate.

Time Commitment
June - August 2018 (30 hours per week for 10 weeks)

Compensation
TBD (minimum $15 per hour)

Apply
Apply online.

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