Greg Costanzo

Director, Career Design Lab | Actuarial Science Career Coach

Greg Costanzo

Gregory Costanzo joined the School of Professional Studies (SPS) at Columbia University as Associate Director of Industry Relations in January 2018 after a successful career as Director of Career Services for the College of the Arts (CART) at Montclair State University. At SPS, Gregory engages the private, public, and non-profit sectors to cultivate relationships that result in gainful employment opportunities for students and alumni.

Gregory’s holistic approach to delivering career management and development strategies focuses on helping students and alumni increase self-awareness and promote intentional job and internship search strategies. At Montclair State, Gregory developed, implemented, marketed and evaluated a college-wide career services program designed for CART students and alumni. As a former adjunct for Loyola’s Quinlan School of Business, Gregory has taught academic internship courses which has reinforced his belief in the value of experiential learning. Along with this understanding, he has experience in redesigning curriculum, developing mentorship programs, and managing career outcomes.

Gregory is a former Senior Operations Analyst at Lehman Brothers, and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Rutgers University in Finance (B.S.) and College Student Affairs (M.Ed), respectively.

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Ask a Recruiter: How Long Does It Take to Land a Job Offer?

The Career Design Lab is proud to relaunch “Behind the Scenes,” a series of interviews with professionals discussing provocative career-related topics that give students industry insights and job searching wisdom. Originally started in 2017, “Behind the Scenes” was a 19-episode podcast

By Greg Costanzo
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10 Cybersecurity Trends in 2021 and Beyond

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a boon to cybercriminals, laying bare a host of new attack vectors as much of the global workforce shifts to working remotely. In fact, cybercrime as a whole ramped up by 600% since the start …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Simplifying Career Services After a Year Of Pivoting

This article from written by Greg Costanzo discusses what career services has learned over a year working throughout a pandemic, including the value of balancing innovation with core business functions.

A little over a year ago, my colleagues and …

By Greg Costanzo
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20 HR Podcasts for Human Resources Professionals


Podcasts can provide listeners with the chance to easily digest information while on the go. Whether you’re on your morning commute, cleaning the house on a Saturday afternoon, or on your evening walk, podcasts are readily available during your …

By Tarek Bouakaz - Vidcruiter
Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
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How to Answer “What Are Your Career Aspirations?” in an Interview

When you’re in a job interview, a question like “What are your career aspirations?” could catch you off guard. You likely prepared to answer common interview questions about your past experiences and whether you have the skills needed for the …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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