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

Sweet Treat Tuesday

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Sweet Treat Tuesday

Sweet Treat Tuesday


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Career Center

Join us in the Career Center and fight the afternoon slump with a treat and a session to learn how to get credit for your current ...

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Coffee Break Wednesday

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Coffee Break Wednesday

Coffee Break Wednesday


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Career Center

Prevent your caffeine crash with a cup of coffee at the Career Center! Advisors will be available to discuss credit options and any pressing questions ...

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Albert P. Weisman Award Info Session

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Albert P. Weisman Award Info Session

Albert P. Weisman Award Info Session


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Career Center

The Albert P. Weisman Award provides $2,000 towards completion of a significant project for students in all disciplines. 

In order to apply, applicants must attend one ...

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Instagram Marketing for Photographers: A Crash Course

Instagram Marketing for Photographers: A Crash Course

Instagram Marketing for Photographers: A Crash Course

623 S. Wabash Ave.

Explore how and why Instagram has become indispensable for marketing yourself as a photographer in our seminar with photographer Ellie Pritts. She'll be discussing the ...

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Portfolium A to Z- From the Absolutes to the ZigZags

Portfolium A to Z- From the Absolutes to the ZigZags

Portfolium A to Z- From the Absolutes to the ZigZags

Career Center

Your Portfolium profile is the engine that will drive you to your desired destination—find out how to make it purr. We’ll tackle the mechanics of ...

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WGN-TV Studio Tour and Live Comedy Show Taping

WGN-TV Studio Tour and Live Comedy Show Taping

WGN-TV Studio Tour and Live Comedy Show Taping

WGN-TV Studios, 2501 W Bradley Pl, Chicago, IL 60618

Take part in a live studio audience taping. Go behind the scenes at WGN-TV’s studios located in Chicago’s Roscoe Village neighborhood. See how a live ...

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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