Veterans

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces play an integral part in the student life, academic endeavors, and intellectual accomplishments of the School of Professional Studies and Columbia University as a whole.

The School of Professional Studies is a proud participant of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program. The scope of benefits provided by the Post 9/11 GI Bill® and the Yellow Ribbon Program helps make a traditional Columbia education accessible to eligible veterans, regardless of socioeconomic status, who wish to pursue a rigorous graduate degree program.

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The money movement: how women of color can ask for more in job interviews

Born and raised in Baltimore, by the age of 16 LaTrice Huff was a teen mother of two daughters. Understanding the financial hardships young parenthood would bare, Huff set out on a mission to make money. But for women of …

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Tips and Resources to Help Veterans Find Jobs

Transitioning from a military to a civilian career offers new experiences that can be exciting, but the transition can also be stressful and challenging for former service members.

Veterans are often uncertain how best to get their job search started. …

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Computer science has a racism problem: these researchers want to fix it

Black and Hispanic people face huge hurdles at technology companies and in computer-science education in the United States, with far-reaching consequences for science and all of society.

Computer scientist Juan Gilbert has been working to make his field more diverse.

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What DE&I means to Gen Z

Diversity, equity and inclusion are more than just buzzwords. DE&I impacts people’s daily lives, and as the years progress, people’s understanding of the importance of DE&I increases. For instance, Gen Z is well-known for caring about social issues. According to …

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Job Rejections Are Causing Gen-Zers To Seek Mental Health Treatment

A NEW SURVEY IS SAYING THE JOB SEARCH PROCESS IS TAKING ITS TOLL ON YOUNG ADULTS ENTERING THE LABOR MARKET FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THEIR LIVES.

Rejection sucks.

What’s especially tough is when your professional aspirations are being affected …

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Career Planning Resources

Find resources relevant to the community to help you succeed.

Informational Interview Steps

 

Informational Interview Steps
Identify someone to interview:Professors, advisors, alumni, and members of professional organizations are great candidates for informational interviews. …

DEIA Equity Language Guide

Being respectful and thoughtful in our exchanges with each other, external partners and stakeholders, and the general public is integral …

101 Data Science Interview Questions, Answers, and Key Concepts

n October 2012, the Harvard Business Review described “Data Scientist” as the “sexiest”  job of the 21st century. Well, as we approach …

How to Start a Small Business – A Veteran’s SMB Guide with Tools and Financial Resources

As a veteran, many of the skills you learned in the military can be especially helpful in running a business. …

Resources for Diverse Populations

The Career Design Lab (CDL) in the School of Professional Studies (SPS) is here to support students of all backgrounds, …