Columbia Journalism School
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  • Students interview with The Street, Huffington Post and Frontline at the 2015 Career Expo.
  • Interview tables at the 2015 Career Expo.
  • A student interviews with Fortune magazine.
  • The 2015 Career Expo, the largest journalism job fair in the world.
  • Recruiters from Gannett conduct interviews.
  • A student explains a video to Time magazine editor.
  • Dean Steve Coll addresses the crowd at the 2015 Career Expo.
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  • Students interview with The Street, Huffington Post and Frontline at the 2015 Career Expo.

Career Services

WELCOME TO CAREER SERVICES.  Our mission is to support our students and alumni in the planning and development of their journalism careers and to connect them with news employers who are seeking to  hire journalists with strong reporting, writing and cutting-edge technical skills. We offer many services that make our students competitive, including individual career counseling, extensive online resources and a full calendar of  career related events, discussions and recruiter visits.

We are located in the Journalism School Fiona and Alex Kirk Career Services Suite on the mezzanine of the Toni Stabile Student Center (just off the lobby) and are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: To see where our students land, see the Employment Profile.

CAREER EXPO March 28th, 2015.  For the glimpse of the event, check out the  video.  This years Expo was the biggest journalism job fair in Columbia's history; 144 companies and nearly 300 recruiters came to meet, mentor and interview the Class of 2015 for jobs, internships and freelance assignments. More details here. View the list of companies that attended here. Students and alumni,   view employer profiles for reference and contact information. 

JOURNALISM EMPLOYERS:  PLEASE SAVE THE DATE for Career Expo 2016--Saturday April 2nd.


To make an appointment with Career Services please visit this website for instructions. Consult  guide on Resumes section of the website.

Upcoming Events:

CS meets with Alumni: The Office of Career Services is offering alumni 30-minute consultations this summer. Each counselor has set aside one day to work exclusively with graduates for in-person or phone appointments. More information here

Quick Links

Internships/Fellowships: Students, check the Deadlines Calendar early and often. 

Listen to recordings from recent Career Services events here.

JobNews Quick Tips: Please click here.


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