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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Welcome to Career Services

Teachers College Career Services (TCCS) is committed to guiding all TC students and alumni throughout the different phases of the career development process. Whether you are entering a new field, advancing within your current profession, or changing directions, we will help you identify and develop the skills and resources needed to achieve your career goals.

TCCS Employer Relations:

The employers connect to highly talented TC students and alumni in the fields of education, psychology, health and international educational development. Our employer relations staff can maximize your recruitment efforts by understanding your immediate and future hiring needs and developing targeted recruitment strategies.  It is the educated way to go!  We welcome your partnership and long term interest in our students and alumni.  Upon hiring from TC, please share with us your hire information by clicking here.

Services Offered

TCCS can assist you with your career development throughout the duration of your time at Teachers College and when you become an alumnus.  Start you career development  journey today.  Schedule an hour long career counseling appointment to help you make informed decisions about your career goals: take an assessment test, learn job search tips, and schedule a mock session for interview preparation.   Have your resume, cover letter, and curriculum vita (CV) reviewed electronically or come in for a 15 minute walk-in.
 

Join the Alumni/Student LinkedIn Networking Group

Teachers College Career Services (TCCS), Columbia University LinkedIn Group
Connect with TC alumni and fellow students, exchange information, ideas and opportunities with others in your field, and learn about upcoming TCCS programs & events.

ATTENTION: This group now serves as the new TCCS Alumni Mentor Program.  The former Alumni Mentor Program housed in TCCS LINK is no longer accessible.  The transition to this group will significantly enhance your overall networking opportunities!  Click here for more information on joining this group!


TCCS Programs & Events

Throughout the fall and spring semester, attend a workshop to learn how to write a resume and to negotiate your salary. Attend an employer information session to learn more about an organization you are interested in pursuing. Come to a panel to hear from TC Alumni who are teachers working outside of the classroom or who have advanced their education by getting a doctorate degree.
 
Learn more
 

NACE Job Choices Magazine now in digital format on the TCCS Website

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) connects campus recruiting and career services professionals, and provides best practices, trends, research, professional development, and conferences. NACE Job Choices Magazines are now available in digital format. Magazines feature job-search advice and interview tips, sample cover letters and resumes, links to employer websites, and more! To view, go to the Resources Section on the TCCS Website and click on Publications.

ACCESS ONLINE RESOURCES THROUGH MY TC PORTAL

The web’s more complete resource for career management and job search information
Access to complete Insider Guide library and the inside scoop on more than 1,000 companies, careers, and industries, along with videos and tips.
Going Global - Leading provider of career and employment resources for evaluating, selecting, and transitioning into a successful career in a foreign country.

International Education Development Panel

Come meet and network, as well as hear from panelists who are professionals and alumni in the field of international education. They work at a variety of organizations, including AFS-USA, Save the Children, Institute of International Education, and private consulting.

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time:
6-8PM

Location: 179 Grace Dodge Hall

Register for this event on TCCS LINK.

Employers > Employer Services

Employer Services

Job Posting Service 
Post internships, part-time and full-time employment opportunities and volunteer experiences through our online job database, TCCS LINK. TCCS can also send targeted emails to students and alumni within specific degree programs for maximum results. Candidates will submit their resumes directly to your organization. For more information on posting a position and registering for our service, please click here

Resume Drops 
Centralize a formalized resume collection for employer-site interviews through TCCS by defining employment requirements and managing the candidate pool through our online job database, TCCS LINK.  If you are not yet registered with TCCS LINK, please click here for instructions on how to register.

On-Campus Interviews 
Host employers for on-campus interviewing which entails facilitating resume submission, receiving employer candidate selections and electronically setting up interview schedules ensuring each employer a positive recruitment experience on the Teachers College campus. This service enables employers to interview multiple highly qualified candidates easily and effectively. To take advantage of this service, please email or call the Assistant Director of Employer Relations: Vicki Gochenour, gochenour@tc.edu, 212.678.3202.

Information Sessions
Highlight career opportunities and specific information about your organization through a group presentation arranged through TCCS. Information sessions typically last one hour and include a brief presentation and a question and answer period. 

Career Fairs
Promote your organization, collect candidate resumes and network with TC students and alumni. TCCS hosts and/or co-sponsors career fairs for employers in the education, not-for-profit, international and corporate sectors throughout the year. Check our Calendar page for an up-to-date Calendar of Events and room locations.

Questions?
If you have any questions about our employer services, please contact us at 212-678-3140 or  careerservices@tc.edu.
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