Alumni Benefits & Offerings

Graduates of Columbia Engineering enjoy the full benefits of other members of the Columbia University alumni community in addition to a few benefits specific to Engineers.

Alumni Resources

Make the most of your alumni experience with these special alumni resources, whether on campus or online.

Columbia Engineering Magazine

Columbia Engineering Magazine is the official publication of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. Alumni receive free copies of each issue, which covers news about the school, a message from the dean, alumni class and program notes, ground-breaking research updates, and much, much more.

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CAA Arts Access

CAA Arts Access is a program of the Columbia Alumni Association, acting as a hub for cultural experiences and a connector of artists and audiences through dynamic programs and resources. Membership is free and open to all alumni. 

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Columbia Alumni Center

The Columbia Alumni Center, located on West 113th Street, is open Monday through Saturday for alumni who need a place to catch up on the latest University news, check email and use free WiFi, explore alumni benefits and electronic resources, or just have a cup of coffee or tea.

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Dodge Physical Fitness Center

The Dodge Physical Fitness Center offers Alumni Memberships for individuals or for families, offering access to the pool, squash courts, and much more. 

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Library Access for Alumni

The Columbia University Libraries offer in-person access as well as access to digital resources of the libraries at Columbia. Graduates of Columbia University have lifetime reading privileges and may apply for borrowing privileges for a small monthly fee ($30 per month). Additional information about securing library privileges can be found at the Library Information Office at Butler Library.

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Registrar Services

The Office of the University Registrar can offer support for those seeking copies of their transcript or other necessary records related to their study at Columbia Engineering.

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Email for Life

Email for Life allows you to set up a email for life or to forward your existing email to the email address of your choice, so you can stay connected and hear about the latest programs, opportunities, and news. 

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Career Resources

Whether you are searching for your first job, considering a career change, or taking the next step in your career, the Columbia Engineering Office of Alumni Relations is here for you.

Center For Career Education

Building your career requires ongoing attention, whether to accelerate within your industry or to make a career change later. The Center for Career Education offers programs and support that can help keep alumni like you advised and equipped, regardless of the stage you are in.

Career Planning and Job Opportunities

If you are seeking a new job or internship opportunities, you can access Columbia's LionShare Database for postings and opportunities.

Look through the Career Planning Guide that CCE's Career Counselors have compiled. This comprehensive guide includes tools for thinking about your career path, sample resumes, and more. Get help thinking about career transitions and learn about contract negotiations.

Events and Resources

CCE hosts events throughout the year, often in partnership with the Columbia Engineering Office of Alumni Relations and the Columbia Alumni Association.

Check out upcoming programs that may be helpful in your career journey, and schedule your own in-person or phone appointment with a career counselor by calling (212) 854-5609.

You can also browse CCE's Career Resources for topics that might relate to your needs. Hundreds of webinars are available when you log in with your UNI and password. (Visit the help guide if you're having trouble logging in.)

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Office of Graduate Career Placement

Help with Your Career

The Columbia Engineering Graduate Career Placement team offers coaching sessions and other networking opportunities. Contact your career placement officer to schedule a one-on-one career coaching session.

Stay Connected

Columbia Engineering Career Connect (powered by VMock) is the ideal platform to connect and engage with current Columbia engineers. Within the platform, you can post positions, organize both in-person or virtual events, search for profiles of students who meet specific criteria, batch export resumes, and more. Sign up for an employer account, or contact the Graduate Career Placement team to get started

Hire Columbia Engineers

Interested in hiring our engineers and scientists? The best way to recruit our students is to post a position on Columbia Engineering Career Connect. You're also welcome to contact the Graduate Career Placement team to discuss your specific hiring needs. If you want to hire from a specific program, you can contact that program's dedicated placement officer.

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Network with Alumni

Columbia Startup Lab

The Columbia Startup Lab (CSL) opened in June of 2014 and is a landmark of Columbia University’s longstanding spirit of innovation, collaboration, and entrepreneurship.

Bring your venture to life with the CSL. This cross-school, co-working initiative provides a working space designed to foster camaraderie, provide support, forge vibrant partnerships, and help great ideas come to fruition. Through panels, working sessions, office hours, and more, participating ventures can learn and be a part of a collaborative environment that fuels success.

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Contact us

Email the Columbia Engineering Office of Alumni Relations at [email protected].