For Students

Resources for Students

Many resources are available to Columbia Engineers and Scientists in their job search and career exploration. Columbia Engineering graduate students can access the resources below using their Columbia UNI email. Looking for more resources? Reach out to your Career Placement Officer for assistance and further guidance.

Career Connect
Career Connect

A custom platform built for Columbia Engineers to engage with employers and find exclusive job and internship opportunities. Career Connect's AI software also helps students to craft the perfect resume using the Smart Resume tool and optimize their LinkedIn profile using Aspire.


Providing training and AI feedback, BigInterview is a step-by-step system to help you prepare for the tough interviews!  You will obtain hands-on practice with mock interviews tailored to the specific job, industry and skills.

FIRSTHAND (formerly Vault)

A career intelligence tool, Vault allows students to learn what it’s like to work within an industry, company or profession. With extensive company and industry research, you can position yourself to start and advance your career.


A global online employment resource, GoinGlobal helps you find opportunities at home and abroad. Explore the jobs, internships, career guides, and information on the H1B visa.


Columbia’s International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) is the international community’s resource for all immigration-related needs, including, visas, employment, travel, tax-filing obligations, and more!