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Putting Your Picture on a Resume Could Hurt Your Chances of Getting the Job—Here’s Why

You’re all set to refresh your resume (or write a brand new one) as you kick off your job search. As you click around the web searching for a great new resume template, you start noticing that some of them …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How Covid-19 is Changing the Way Nonprofits Fundraise [Interview]

There is not an industry that has not been affected by COVID-19, but one topic that hasn’t often been at the center of the discussion is the impact of the pandemic on the nonprofit sector.

One of those effects is …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

Another H-1B lottery season has come to an end. This year, the number of applications far exceeded the 85,000 allotted H-1Bs, the visas international students typically need to work in the U.S. after graduation. This means that, yet again, numerous …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Is Hollywood Ready to Embrace Deepfake Technology?

The making of a deepfake is typically a covert affair, with the creator concealing their identity behind their computer screen or a cyber pseudonym. Not so when producers from British TV network Channel 4 released behind-the-scenes footage of how they’d …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Everything You Need to Know About Pursuing a Career in Media

After spending my entire career in media, in companies as varied as MTV, Condé Nast, SundanceTV, and Discovery, I am often asked to give advice on how to get into the media business. It usually comes from a passionate, wide-eyed …

By Michael Klein - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Career Design Lab Course

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

Become a Data Analyst

Data analysts examine information using data analysis tools and help their teams develop insights and business strategies. You’ll need skills…

Develop Your Data Analysis Skills

Explore the practice of data analysis. Learn about the process of applying statistical and graphical techniques to data in order…

Become a Product Manager

Product managers have many responsibilities: product strategy, development, and design, as well as product launch and retirement. They work with…

Product Management: Building a Product Roadmap

A roadmap is a simple but powerful tool for product development. A strong product roadmap supports your business objectives and…

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

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

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

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

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…

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 Lab Video Library

The Career Design Lab hosts a variety of career related events throughout the year. If you happened to miss an …

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 …

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

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Michael Aita

Michael Aita

e-Mentor Program
  • Sr Mgr Technical Product Manager Apple
Prithvi Aravind

Prithvi Aravind

e-Mentor Program
  • Project Officer STV Incorporated
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
Timothy Bloom

Timothy Bloom

e-Mentor Program
  • Senior Director Enterprise Risk Management Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
Monica Brown

Monica Brown

e-Mentor Program
  • Client Advisor Moore Philanthropy
Michelle Canete

Michelle Canete

e-Mentor Program
  • Marketing & Events Manager MCM Worldwide
Catarina Carvalho

Catarina Carvalho

e-Mentor Program
Selena (Ziling) Chen

Selena (Ziling) Chen

e-Mentor Program
Alan Chuang

Alan Chuang

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