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Transition to the Workplace: Alumni Panel for Seniors and New Grads

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Oct 19

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Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Online Event

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Tracy McGarry
<p>Starting a new job and ready to set the groundwork for career advancement? Whether you&rsquo;ve had internship experience or this will be your first time in a professional setting, this Zoom panel discussion will help you to self-manage for success on the job.</p> <p>Columbia alumni will share tips which can help you to:</p> <ul> <li>adjust to a full-time position post-graduation</li> <li>understand your role in your new organization</li> <li>manage your expectations</li> <li>navigate workplace culture as a new professional</li> <li>maximize hybrid, virtual or in-person effectiveness in an on-going COVID context</li> <li>handle challenging situations</li> <li>build strong communication practices</li> <li>ensure positive relationships</li> <li>utilize feedback from your colleagues and supervisors to grow your skills</li> </ul> <p>We&rsquo;ll also touch on what it means to be a professional in the workplace and take ownership of your work. Gain insight into when to take initiative and how to proactively listen, learn, and ask questions to position yourself to advance professionally. This event is intended for graduating seniors and recent graduates but may be useful at any stage of your career.&nbsp;Co-sponsored by</p> <p>Co-sponsored by Columbia College Alumni Relations, General Studies Alumni Relations, Columbia College Alumni Association, and the Center for Career Education&nbsp;(CCE).</p> <p>ZOOM ACCESS The Zoom access information will be sent to registrants on the day of the event.</p> <p>ELIGIBILITY Please note, this event is open to current undergraduate students and recent alumni from the following Columbia University schools:</p> <ul> <li>Columbia College&nbsp;</li> <li>Columbia Engineering (undergraduates)</li> <li>School of General Studies</li> </ul>