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2011 Fall Career Fair - Working in Start-ups alumni panel

Date:September 23, 2011 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm EDT
Location:Roone Arledge Cinema
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Malla Haridat by sending email to .

Working in Start-ups Alumni Panel

Think you want to work in the fast paced environment of start-ups? But not sure how to find an opportunity or how to best position your skills to be hired by one?

Meet  Columbia alumni who are entrepreneurs or who work for entrepreneurial firms and learn how you can enter this dynamic industry. Learn about their career paths, how they started their companies, potential internship opportuni­ties and advice they would offer to those who are considering working for a start-up.

Our panel includes:

·         Paul Orlando, BUS 04, founder of Chatfe, a new media startup that was awarded the “Best Business Viability” by Microsoft BizSpark and has been written about in the New York Times.  He also hosts start-up classes at Skillshare.

·         Andrew Yang, LAW ’99, former President and CEO of Manhattan GMAT, an industry leading preparation firm acquired by Kaplan/the Washington Post in 2009.

·         David Whittemore, CC ’06, founder of Clothes Horse, an early stage startup in New York focused on helping consumers buy clothes online that fit.

Casual attire.
is not required.
Resume required?
Eligibility: This workshop is open to all students and young alumni.

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