Student-Alumni Mixer 2022

Career Advancement Center

The Career Advancement Center (CAC) is here to connect students with world-renowned employers. Whether you are a current or former SIPA (School of International and Public Affairs) student or an employer seeking to recruit world class talent, the CAC is here to help! Through career advising, a professional development course, career events, recruitment and employer outreach programs, and networking opportunities, the Career Advancement Center provides students and alumni with the necessary tools to successfully manage their professional development throughout their careers.

2022 Highlights


Internships and full-time postings on SIPAlink, our internal job board


Employer information sessions held


Presidential Management Fellow finalists


Hours of available advising appointments (including for alumni, who have lifelong access to the office)


Countries where the class of 2022 graduates are reported working

CAC provides students and alumni with 45-minute advising appointments, the SIPA Career Coaching (SIPACC) Program, and a Professional Development course to further their career search. Learn more »

Get access to general career fact sheets, career overviews, PMF information, lists of employers by sector, tips for international students, and sample resumes and cover letters, as well as online databases, paid subscriptions. Learn more »

Internships are an integral part of the student experience at SIPA.  Learn more »

Get access to thousands of job and internship postings in SIPA Connect and get information on on-campus jobs in departments Columbia-wide. Learn more »

See where SIPA alumni have gone to work after graduation. Learn more »

Get quick answers to some of the Career Advancement Center's most commonly-asked questions. Learn more »

SIPA Alumni and Students

Employer Partnerships

Get information on recruitment, hiring, workshops, and posting jobs with SIPA, the world's most global public policy school. *Columbia SIPA is committed to diversity and inclusion. The Career Advancement Center looks forward to partnering with our employers in this important initiative.