Executive Director, Columbia Engineering & Adjunct Assistant Professor, Teachers College
Dr. Jenny Mak is the Executive Director of Columbia’s Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department, and Executive Director of Graduate Career Placement for Columbia Engineering. She teaches graduate professional development courses and related workshops for Columbia engineers....
IEORE4720 Professional Development (FE)
Instructor: Jenny S. Mak
Additional Information: IEOR_E4720_MSFE_Professional_Development_Fa2015.pdf
Students will engage, learn and share their experiences in order to make meaning of professional development. The instructional team hopes that the students will obtain the following:
Gain familiarity and insight to the US job market and US career culture; recognize the skills necessary to compete effectively.
Increase student professional intelligence, develop own professional self and identify developmental needs.
Obtain information on employment trends, resources and networking opportunities.
Refine resume writing, interviewing, and job search skills.
- Establish a collaborative relationship with the instructional team and provide constructive feedback where appropriate to enhance the student’s professional development.