Career Connect for Students

Columbia Engineering Career Connect (powered by VMock) is designed to connect students directly with employers. Within this robust and sophisticated platform, you will have the ability to network with potential employers, search for and apply to job opportunities, optimize your resume and Linkedin profile, explore professional events and work with your Career Placement Coach. Explore more details about the features below.

VMock's Smart Resume tool uses AI to provide students with real-time feedback on their resumes based on industry standards and best practices. Once your resume is ready, you can begin sharing it with employers through open job postings. You can also choose to make your resume directly visible to employers. This allows your resume to be searchable in the system to employers searching for a candidate that matches your experience.

Use Career Connect to find your next ideal job or internship. Once you've set up your profile and submitted your career preferences, Career Connect will curate a tailored Board of Jobs matched to your specific interests and experience. Through Career Connect, you can apply, interview, and even accept offers for posted positions.

Students can connect their LinkedIn profiles with VMock using Aspire. Aspire's AI will analyze your profile and provide specific tips and recommendations for you to better position yourself as a potential candidate.

Start building your professional network by attending any number of employer events. Visit the Career Connect events module to explore opportunities to connect with employers at industry panels, presentations, coffee chats, career fairs, and more. If you need assistance identifying the opportunities best suited to your interests, you can always contact your Career Placement Officer.

VMock's Elevator Pitch allows you to practice your skills in real-time. Record your pitch and receive instant feedback on your body language, content, diction, and much more. VMock scores you on a variety of categories and provides you with detailed feedback on how to continue to improve.

Use VMock's Mock Interview tool to hone your interview skills anytime and any place. You can choose from a variety of pre-generated interviews from specific industries, or create your own interview. VMock will provide tips in real-time, or you can share your interview directly with your coach for additional feedback.