Career Resources

The IEOR Career Team has curated a collection of resources to help you formulate and further your career goals. Using these resources early will allow you to develop the skills necessary to be competitive in your field of choice.       

This list of resources is intended to help you complete the Career Management Summer Assignment as well as serve as a launching pad for your job search. We've gathered information regarding many industries, including finance, consulting, technology, big data, and startups. You'll find specific recommendations on suggested coursework and on-line resources for sharpening or obtaining specific skills, such as programming, increasing your marketability.   

These resources include . . .

  • recommended reading materials to ensure you're up to date with what's happening in related industries
  • websites for researching companies and job opportunities relevant to your skills and interests
  • information on how to leverage social media
  • tips for developing your professional pitch
  • resume and cover letter guidelines, including sample templates
  • job-seeker sites listing recent openings
  • resources to enhance English speaking and writing proficiency

In addition, Columbia’s Center for Career Education (CCE) has a wealth of tips and resources.


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