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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What to Do About Employees Who Consciously Exclude Women

“Unconscious bias” and “inclusive leadership” have become diversity buzzwords. This makes sense given recent research highlighting how related trainings — when facilitated and implemented properly — are key ingredients for cultivating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. But what should companies …

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3 Things Veterans Should Do when Receiving a Job Offer

This is it, the moment every veteran job seeker has been preparing and hoping for: an employer formally offering them a job. For newly separating veterans, it’s a critical moment in making the transition from the military to civilian life …

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Career options for the visually impaired (Low Vision & Blind)

Although people who are visually impaired work in as many different job sectors as people with normal vision, the unemployment rate of visually impaired people is significantly higher. The rate of employment of visually impaired individuals has been steadily increasing, …

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How to Find Organizations Committed to DEI Values

Most social-impact organizations today express a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

The National Council of Nonprofits encourages organizations to not only articulate their values, but to be guided by them and to integrate them into their daily operations. …

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Veteran Jobs: 6 Ways to Effectively Transition from the Military Into the Workforce

Bill Lawrence, who spent 20 years as a combat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, relishes the “new car smell” of stepping into the cockpit of a brand-new jet. Like many veterans, Lawrence, who is now a chief information security …

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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. …

The 2023 Vault Guide to the Top 50 Consulting Firms is the definitive guide to the best consulting firms to …

The Vault Guide to Top Internships rates more than 130 internship programs. Based on a survey of approxiomately 14,000 interns, …

Informational Interview Steps

 

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

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …