Welcome to ColumbiaWorks, our online job portal!

Do you have a job, internship or grant that you would like to share with our students and alumni? Want to post a call for entries to artists? Would you like to extend an invitation to a recruiting or hiring event? To share an opportunity for our students and alumni, posting it to ColumbiaWorks is your first step. Once you post, your opportunity is available to all students and alumni to view and contact you.

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  • You will be asked to post a description, required skills, any compensation/salary details, and where you prefer to be contacted or how to apply.
  • Once you post your opportunity, allow 1-2 days for it to go live.
  • We recommend you disable any pop-up blockers while using this site.
  • On-campus supervisors should visit the Student Employment guidelines about hiring students for on-campus work. 
  • External employers and professionals may visit the Employers Page to learn more about connecting with the Columbia College community.
  • Forgot your username or password? Email columbiaworks@colum.edu
  • For more info on ColumbiaWorks or how to post an opportunity, please visit our Employer and Professionals FAQ page


An internship is a form of experiential education that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skill development in a professional setting. Internships are a critical piece of a student’s career development.
  • For best results when posting your internship, or to offer an internship in exchange for academic credit, please contact the appropriate Internship Coordinator to review requirements.
  • Questions on hiring interns may be directed to Internship Coordinator Jennifer Halperin: jhalperin@colum.edu/ (312) 369-8994
  • Employers are also expected to review our internship guidelines on hiring interns. 

Scope out students and alumni on Talent Pool

Talent Pool is Columbia’s creative talent database for project collaboration and employment recruitment. Students create a professional profile, and upload portfolios and work samples to be seen by prospective employers and fellow students for collaboration. 

 Hired or working with a Columbia College student or alumni?

Principles for Employment Professionals

All employers and professionals who wish to recruit Columbia College students are required to uphold the professional conduct standards outlined in National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Employment Professionals, a subsection within the Principles for Professional Conduct.

Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance

All employers recruiting Columbia College students must comply with all applicable laws relating to equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) and may not discriminate against any job applicant because of that person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), gender identity, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, ancestry, source of income, or any other classes protected by local, state, and federal law. It is also illegal to retaliate against a person because he or she complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. 

Additional info on prohibited EEO practices may be found on the EEOC's website at http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/practices/index.cfm and the Department of Justice's website at http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc/.

Questions about ColumbiaWorks? please contact Valerie Robbins, ColumbiaWorks Administrator at (312) 369-6844 or vrobbins@colum.edu.


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