Career Planning Checklist

4 Ways Podcasting Improves Your Chances of Getting Hired

During Covid, many people have looked for new forms of entertainment and hobbies. And one form that’s both entertainment and hobby is podcasting. According to Infinite Dial, 55 percent of people in the U.S. listened to a podcast in 2020, …

By Ginni Saraswati - Vault
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What Does a Copywriter Do and How Do You Become One? Everything You Need to Know

Copy is the text used to sell products in advertising and marketing and copywriters are the professionals who create this copy. Copywriting is a centuries-old craft. One of the oldest surviving advertisements in English was printed on a small sheet …

By Sondra Wolfer - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Building a “Personal Board of Directors” Can Transform Your Career—Here’s How to Do It

When Suzy Nicoletti, a successful account manager, was passed over for a promotion, it didn’t make sense to her. “It didn’t fit with the stories I was telling myself,” she says.

Nicoletti sought input from a former colleague, someone more …

By Aliza Knox - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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10 Tips for Updating Your Online Portfolio

There are plenty of reasons why an online portfolio might be exactly what you need to make a splash in the New Year. Perhaps you’re an architecture student showcasing a project to bolster your internship applications. You might be a …

By Stephan Maldonado - Vault
Vault
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5 Common Mid-Interview Realizations (and How to Deal With Them)

You know the feeling. You’re in the middle of an interview, and you suddenly regret your answer to a question, or perhaps even second-guess applying to this job in the first place. You’re not alone—many of us have doubts that …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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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…

Real Estate Analytics

In the world of real estate, one of the best ways to set yourself apart from the crowd is by…

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…

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…

Building Professional Connections

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

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Writing a Successful Resume

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

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…

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…

Leading in Government

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

SQL Essential Training

Knowing how to code and manage relational databases and database-driven applications is a valuable skill for any career in tech. …

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…

Master SQL for Data Science

SQL database skills are consistently among the most sought after in the world of data science. Master the skills needed…

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…

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 …

Sports Management Resume Template

It is important to tailor your resume to the industry that you are interested in. Check out the resource below …

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 …

Career Guides

The Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Securities/Capital Markets is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious …

The Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Private Equity is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious …

The Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Project Finance is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious …