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Major Discovery! From Classroom to Career in Columbia Engineering

Date:October 12, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EDT
Location:Lerner Hall, Party Space
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Rebecca Schnall by sending email to .

Are you a first year or sophomore:

  • Debating between engineering majors or thinking about a minor?
  • Wondering ‘what you can do with a major in…’?
  • Hoping to land an engineering internship?
  • Interested in joining an Engineering student group?
  • Looking for opportunities for study abroad?
  • Searching for ways to connect with alumni to learn about career paths?

Then this event – with free lunch and raffle prizes – is for you! With SEAS major declaration right around the corner, stop by anytime to get insider tools and advice from juniors and seniors, career counselors, and advising deans all in one place. Also be sure to attend the Departmental Open Houses to talk to faculty and learn more about the academic experience (*see below).

Brought to you by the SEAS sophomore council, Center for Student Advising, Center for Career Education, and Undergraduate Student Affairs and Global Programs.

Casual attire.
Registration not required.
Resume required?
Eligibility: This event is open to all Undergraduate students in SEAS.


* Each department in SEAS will be hosting an open house within the next few weeks.  These are designed to inform students about the curriculum, research opportunities, and career paths for the different engineering disciplines.  Please visit as many as you can - even if you already know your major - to learn about the exciting fields of study in SEAS!

  • Chemical Engineering - Wednesday, 9/26, 12-2pm
  • IEOR - Friday, 10/5, 1-2pm, 303 Mudd
  • Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics - Tuesday, 10/9, 5-7pm 610 Mudd
  • Computer Science - Wednesday, 10/10, 11am-noon CS Conference Room - Please sign up at
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering - 2 Sessions, 10/10, Session 1: 12-1 pm, Session 2, 1-2 pm, 1300 Mudd - Pizza provided!
  • Earth and Environmental Engineering - Wednesday, 10/10, 6-7:30pm, 924 Mudd

**Applied Math and Applied Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering - TBA

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