Career Assistance

The Office of Career & Leadership Development is committed to providing the School’s alumni with the necessary tools to successfully manage their professional development throughout their careers. To schedule a session with one our career guidance counselors, please send an e-mail to Meantime, we recommend that you take the following five steps:

  1. Create an account with CAREER CONNECT, the School’s new online jobs database. This site is maintained by the Office of Career and Leadership Development for the exclusive use of CSSW alums.
  2. Join the (closed) group for CSSW alumni and students on LinkedIn, with over a thousand members.
  3. Log into the School’s online Alumni Directory where you can find Columbia alumni working in organizations where you may be interested in working.
  4. Explore the options on Career Connections, a site maintained by the Columbia Alumni Association (UNI & PW required). This site contains some helpful job board and career fair information (including for the School of Social Work). It also provides access to WETFEET and VAULT.COM, two useful career research tools.