Why Recruit TC Students?

Why Recruit TC Students?

Thank you for your interest in connecting with the exceptional student and alumni talent at Teachers College, Columbia University. We are extremely proud of the numerous program offerings that prepare our graduates to become innovators and leaders. Our focus on a rigorous and diverse education encompassing the health, education, leadership and psychology sectors encourages our students to think critically and ultimately transform theory into practice, in an ever-changing and challenging world.

Students in Class

Our Student Body

  • Teachers College continues to be ranked among the nation’s 10 best by US News and World Report
  • Over 5,000 current students studying in the areas of Education, Health, Psychology, and Leadership
  • 70% Masters Students; 24% Doctoral Students, 6% Other
  • 77% Female; 23% Male
  • 45% Ethnic/Racial Minority
  • 47 states represented
  • 73 countries represented
  • 90,000+ alumni
  • Approximately 75% of incoming students have at least of year of professional work experience
  • Nearly 50% of our graduates in 2018 reported they participated in one or more internships during their time at TC. *Does not include Student Teaching
  • 38% attend TC to advance their current career

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Areas of Study

Teachers College, Columbia University offers more than 100 academic programs that prepare graduates in a wide range of professional fields. View our programs:


TC graduates apply their work in diverse industries such as:

  • Education (PreK-12)
  • Higher Education
  • Non- Profit Organizations
  • Hospital & Healthcare
  • EdTech/E-Learning
  • International Organizations
  • Financial Services
  • Government Agencies
  • Technology
  • Media & Communications Arts
Students meet with recruiters at a career fair

How Employers Can Connect with TC Talent

  • Our free online job/internship database –TC’s online job/internship database where TC students and alumni go to search for career opportunities
  • Employer Engagement Session - An Employer Engagement Session is a unique and dynamic opportunity to connect with TC students
  • Employer Information Sessions - Utilizing a more traditional presentation model, employers can showcase their organization and highlight specific job career opportunities through an employer-led presentation arranged by TC NEXT
  • Employer On-Campus Interviews - On-campus interviewing entails facilitating resume submission for employer job postings in TCCS LINK and electronically setting up interview schedules on campus

Email employerrelations@tc.columbia.edu to find out more.


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