Career Development

GSAS Compass Graduate Career Development

students graduating

GSAS Compass helps doctoral and master’s students in the Arts and Sciences to identify, work toward, and achieve their post-graduation career goals. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture that fosters exploration, nurtures diverse interests, and assists in preparing GSAS students for a range of careers that are well suited to their individual skills, interests, values, and personalities. Above all, we empower students to harness their academic training in any career path they pursue.

Subscribe to the Columbia GSAS YouTube channel to watch recordings of past workshops and events. Follow Columbia GSAS on LinkedIn to stay up-to-date on our programming.

  • Request a career advising appointment
  • RSVP for workshops and events
  • Explore our Resource Library
  • Search for jobs and internships

Contact Information

GSAS Compass
106 Low Library

Meet our Staff

Questions? Contact [email protected]


GSAS Compass Toolkit

Resources for Students

Connect with GSAS Compass

Log into our online career management hub for one-on-one advising appointments, career event registration, online resources, and job and internship postings.

One-on-one Advising Policies

Read about our policies for one-on-one career advising sessions and what to expect in your first appointment.

General Career Development Resources

Learn about services, tools, and resources that are available to GSAS master’s and doctoral students and recent alumni.

Pandemic Era Job Searching Tips and Support

Visit this page for creative tips on how to conduct your job search, even during this period of uncertainty.

Programming and Events

GSAS Compass offers students a suite of career development workshops, networking events, and opportunities to connect with employers.

GSAS Fellowships in Academic Administration

Gain experience in academic administration through this innovative fellowship program for advanced doctoral students.

Employers and Alumni

Hire GSAS Students or Alumni

Employers, please start here to learn more about recruiting our exceptional student and alumni talent from the Graduate School at Columbia.

Career Resources for Alumni

GSAS alumni have lifetime access to a variety of career resources across campus.

Recruitment Policies and Guidelines for Employers

If you are interested in recruiting students and alumni from GSAS, please review our policies and guidelines.