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Success Story of the Week: Guokai Zhang

The Career Design Lab is thrilled to celebrate the successes of all of our Columbia University School of Professional Studies students and alumni.
This week we highlight a student from Applied Analytics program. Congratulations to Guokai Zhang on his new …

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Career Design Lab
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How to Nail the Atlassian APM Interview

As a former Atlassian APM, I have personally gone through the interview process. I also have product management experience at start-ups and brand-recognizable companies. From first-hand experience, conversations with colleagues, and research, I’ve put together this guide on the Atlassian …

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The 25 Best Entry-Level Associate Product Management (APM) Programs (2024)

Product management (PM) has become one of the most competitive and prestigious career paths in technology—combining technical, business, design, and data responsibilities into one role. Associate Product Management (APM) Programs are for typically for entry-level PMs, where new college grads …

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What is the McKinsey Game and How to Solve It (2024)

The McKinsey Game, or Solve as it is commonly referred to in 2023, is a problem solving approach employed by the consulting firm, McKinsey & Company. In this article, we unravel the details of the McKinsey Game, delving into its …

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14 ways to identify and communicate your unique value proposition to employers

Those early in their careers, and even those who are many years into their careers, often don’t grasp just how arbitrary hiring decisions can be. Many candidates assume, incorrectly, that they’ll receive a job offer if they can convince the …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Career Planning Resources

Find resources relevant to the community to help you succeed.

Podcast Episode 15: Reinventing Yourself To Evolve

We sat down with Soo-jin Kim, an alum of the Columbia Business School, to discuss how her career has evolved …

Podcast Episode 14: Leading with Empathy

In the conversation with Columbia University alum Hsing-Hsing Li she mentions the importance of empathy in leadership and learning from …

Podcast Episode 13: Embracing The Messiness of Life and Navigating Uncertainty

 

In the thirteenth episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Sam Quan Krueger, Head of Digital …
Podcast Episode 11:  Make Your Own Opportunities

 

In the eleventh episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Brandon Mikolaski, the Head of …
Podcast Episode 10:  Follow Your Passion
In the tenth episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Sheila Sarem, the founder and CEO …
Podcast Episode 9:  The Importance of Managing Up

 
In the ninth episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Steve Safier, Director, and Lecturer …

Career Resources

Podcast Episode 15: Reinventing Yourself To Evolve

We sat down with Soo-jin Kim, an alum of the Columbia Business School, to discuss how her career has evolved …

Podcast Episode 14: Leading with Empathy

In the conversation with Columbia University alum Hsing-Hsing Li she mentions the importance of empathy in leadership and learning from …

Podcast Episode 13: Embracing The Messiness of Life and Navigating Uncertainty

 

In the thirteenth episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Sam Quan Krueger, Head of Digital …
Podcast Episode 11:  Make Your Own Opportunities

 

In the eleventh episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Brandon Mikolaski, the Head of …
Podcast Episode 10:  Follow Your Passion
In the tenth episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Sheila Sarem, the founder and CEO …
Podcast Episode 9:  The Importance of Managing Up

 
In the ninth episode of Rising to the Top: Lessons in Leadership, we welcome Steve Safier, Director, and Lecturer …

Featured Mentors


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Maria Bifaretti

Success Stories
  • Digital Commerce Product Strategy Lead for North America Mars
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Christopher Bradley

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  • New York City, New York
  • Business Transformation Strategist JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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Nicole Busch

Success Stories
  • HR Summer Associate Citibank
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Haotian Chi

Success Stories
  • Burlington, MA
  • Sales Business Support Intern STMicroelectronics
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Paula Diaz

Success Stories
  • Climate Justice and Nature Intern Colgate Palmolive
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Yi Du

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  • Costumer Banking Dpt Intern ICBC
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Yi Duan

Success Stories
  • Risk Monitoring Analyst Intern Finra
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Meet Maria Fernanda >

Yifei Fan

Success Stories
  • Business Analyst Authentic Brands Group
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Jan Raphael Floro

Success Stories
  • New York, New York
  • Assistant Vice President - Technology Audit Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
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