People

The Big Media & Entertainment Industry Trends for 2021

This article from Brandwatch is written by Sabrina Dorronsoro

Who did you see more of this pandemic: your friends or your favorite streaming service?

The answer is almost definitely the latter. There was little else to do than devour every …

By external content
external content Profile Picture
Read more »

How COVID-19 Impacted the Arts and Entertainment Industry

This article is from U.S Chamber of Commerce

One of the biggest industries to be hit by the coronavirus pandemic has been the entertainment industry. Last spring, when COVID-19 caused widespread shutdowns of businesses, arts and entertainment were hit hard. …

By external content
external content Profile Picture
Read more »

Scientists part of team that points to strong connection between climate change, plastics pollution

This article from Science Daily is produced by the University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island researchers Andrew Davies and Coleen Suckling say that when a major hurricane churns up storm surges and heavy, drenching rains, the storm washes …

By external content
external content Profile Picture
Read more »

Savannah chimpanzees, a model for the understanding of human evolution

This article from Science Daily is produced by University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island researchers Andrew Davies and Coleen Suckling say that when a major hurricane churns up storm surges and heavy, drenching rains, the storm washes trash …

By external content
external content Profile Picture
Read more »

What You Can Do About the Rising Cost of Home Insurance

This article from Wall Street Journal is written by Leslie Scism and J. J. McCorvey

The cost of insuring a home is on the rise, forcing Americans to make tough decisions about whether to cut back on coverage or make …

By external content
external content Profile Picture
Read more »

Sidebar

Featured Classes

Career Design Lab Course

The CDL course on Canvas is designed to help you leverage best practices in your professional development.  There you will…

Optimize your Linkedin Profile

This LinkedIn Learning course will review on how to best optimize your LinkedIn profiles.   Rock Your Linkedin Profile

Product Management: Building a Product Strategy

Behind every successful product there is a clear strategic vision that takes both market and customer needs into account. Essentially,…

Building Professional Connections

In this LinkedIn Learning Class, you’ll learn how to start conversations that build real connections, and use social media to…

Interviewing for Product Management Jobs

Product management positions are fun, challenging, and lucrative—but the journey from first contact with recruiters to signing your offer letter…

Informational Interviewing

If you are looking for a job, considering a new career, or trying to advance in your current career, you…

Leading in Government

Many people feel that leading in government is a puzzle. While it certainly has its challenges, serving the public can…

Storytelling

Storytelling is a powerful way to make people care about products, brands, and causes. It can facilitate sales, marketing, presentations,…

Become a Government Project Manager

Government project management is known to have tougher deadlines, tighter budgets, and stricter requirements. Get the skills you need to…

Delivering an Authentic Elevator Pitch

Find out how to craft an authentic personal pitch while projecting competence and warmth—two key factors in making a great…

Stay Ahead in Construction Management

Prof. Jim Rogers
Whether you’re a construction industry veteran looking to switch roles or a brand new construction manager trying to get your…

Become a Data Visualization Specialist: Concepts

Prof. Doug Rose
Data visualization is ultimately the make-or-break moment for any data science operation or business analytics project. Develop a solid foundation…

Construction Management: Reading Civil Construction Drawings

Prof. Jim Rogers
Construction personnel of all types needs to understand the role that civil construction drawings, or blueprints, play in the construction…

Data Science Foundations: Fundamentals

Prof. Barton Poulson
Instructor Barton Poulson defines the relationships to other data-saturated fields such as machine learning and artificial intelligence. He reviews the…

Consulting Professional Weekly Tips

In this LinkedIn Learning class, you will learn topics such as staying connected with clients, setting pricing, blogging to increase your…

Writing a Successful Resume

Finding a great job starts with writing a great resume, one that speaks to your personal and professional strengths. Learn…

Writing a Cover Letter

Cover letters matter. When done right, they spell out clearly who you are, what you have to offer, and—most importantly—why…

The Data Science of Sports Management

If your fascination with sports has piqued an interest in data and statistics, getting a general understanding of data science…

The Data Science of Gaming and Fantasy Sports

In this course you will learn an overview of how the gambling and fantasy sports industries structure their offerings. Data…

Build Your Data Analysis Skills

Learn how to think about data, recognizing the questions to ask to get the right data. Identify the tools you…

Career Planning Resources

Find resources relevant to the community to help you succeed.

Resume Building
Creating a Professional Resume

Employers only look at a resume for 7-10 seconds so it’s important to use a common …

Cover Letters
Tailored Cover Letters

Write a tailored cover letter for every job application you submit. Why? Because every job is different …

Career Design Workbook

The Career Design workbook will guide you in your career search through in-depth looks at industries, search techniques, and application …

Columbia Alumni Directories
SPS Alumni Directories and Network

The program directory is a tool for each SPS program’s alumni, faculty, and current students …

WorkforceGPS

WorkforceGPS is your online technical assistance website created to help build the capacity of America’s public workforce investment system. Sponsored …

Building Your Network

It’s important for all professionals to build their network throughout their careers. A network of professional connections can be useful …

Featured Mentors


Kristen Banks

Kristen Banks

e-Mentor Program
Roi Ben-Yehuda

Roi Ben-Yehuda

e-Mentor Program
  • Senior Leadership Trainer LifeLabs Learning
Deven Bhatt

Deven Bhatt

e-Mentor Program
  • HR Business Partner Ogury
Whitney Bitner

Whitney Bitner

e-Mentor Program
  • Associate Machine Learning Data Scientist Collective Medical
Alan Chuang

Alan Chuang

e-Mentor Program
Stuti Churiwala

Stuti Churiwala

e-Mentor Program
  • Senior Consultant Ernst & Young US LLP
Elizabeth Elder

Elizabeth Elder

e-Mentor Program
  • Senior Associate J.P. Morgan Chase
Julia Gardner

Julia Gardner

e-Mentor Program
  • Director of Corporate Partnerships Nest, Inc.
Christopher Gilchrist

Christopher Gilchrist

e-Mentor Program
  • Principal Forrester Research, Inc.
David Griffith

David Griffith

e-Mentor Program
  • Director, Data Analytics Deerfield Management
Ankit Gupta

Ankit Gupta

e-Mentor Program
Sukumar Haldar

Sukumar Haldar

e-Mentor Program
  • CEO Localfnf