Launch Your Career

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Launch Your Career

Find all of your career needs under one roof, including student employment, career development, internship advising and industry relations.

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Discover Handshake

Discover Handshake

Visit Handshake for jobs, internships, events, and career resources. Activate your account today.

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Share Your Success

Share Your Success

Have you gotten a new job, internship, promotion, or award? Please share your success stories with us. 

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Book an Appointment

Book an Appointment

The Career Center staff is available to meet with current students and alumni within 6 months of graduation. Visit Handshake to book an appointment today. Alumni must call to make an appointment.

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Upcoming Events

Handshake is a Piece of Cake: Transfers

Handshake is a Piece of Cake: Transfers

Handshake is a Piece of Cake: Transfers

Career Center

Is this your first semester at Columbia College Chicago? Want to learn about Handshake, Columbia's online career portal?

Get your afternoon sugar fix at the Career Center ...

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Handshake is a Piece of FUNNEL Cake: Seniors

Handshake is a Piece of FUNNEL Cake: Seniors

Handshake is a Piece of FUNNEL Cake: Seniors

Career Center

Hey seniors! Come check out this workshop to learn about Handshake, Columbia's online career portal—made just for you during National Student Employment Week.

Get your afternoon ...

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Recent Blog Posts:

2018 Albert P. Weisman Award Recipients

The 2018 Albert P. Weisman Award Exhibition is a showcase of advanced projects from a wide range of creative disciplines at Columbia College Chicago. Featured artists received support from The Albert P. Weisman Award, established in 1974 to encourage Columbia students to complete ambitious independent arts and media projects. The ... Read More

Posted by Portfolio Center, 10/16/18

Suspicious Job Recruiters? Terminate Before It’s Too Late.

Fall is a busy time for many employers with a variety of hiring opportunities. Occasionally, fraudulent employers will add postings to many of job board sites that are not legitimate. The Career Center team evaluates any employer attempting to post such opportunities on Handshake, flagging and denying them the ability ... Read More

Posted by Portfolio Center, 10/03/18