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Career Education & Professional Development

About Us

Mission (Adopted 8/2018)

Teachers College Career Education & Professional Development (CEPD) encourages students from all academic disciplines to incorporate career learning into the larger scope of daily life to aid in making a positive impact in the diverse worldwide community. CEPD is committed to empower all Teachers College students with the skills, resources and opportunities needed to pursue and achieve their post-graduate goals.

Our dedicated Career Education & Professional Development staff collaborates with you to:


Self-reflect on your interests and strengths, research industries and fields, and discover career options for your search.


Create and refine targeted marketing materials, build an online presence, boost your skills with tailored workshops and craft your career action plan.


Engage with peers, alumni, faculty and industry professionals to expand your network and enrich your knowledge of the workplace.


Bring together everything that you have learned, inside and outside the classroom, for post-graduate success.


Mailing Address

Career Education & Professional Development
Teachers College, Columbia University
44 Horace Mann Hall
525 West 120th Street, Box 161
New York, NY 10027

To make an appointment:

Students can now schedule appointments online by signing onto TCCS LINK via MyTC.

For questions:

Students/Alumni Email: careereducation@tc.columbia.edu 
Employers Email: employerrelations@tc.columbia.edu
Phone: 212-678-3140

Directions to Teachers College


Meet the CEPD Staff!


Joseph Gebbie, M.S.Ed., M.P.S.
Deputy Director of Career Education & Professional Development


Christina Badini
Associate Director, Employer Relations


Samantha Mon
Assistant Director, Career Education

(Doctoral & International Student Initiatives)


Heidi Gifford
Assistant Director, Career Education

(Alumni Programming Initiatives)