Job-Readiness Training Programs

As part of Columbia's ongoing commitment to assist local residents in obtaining employment at the University, as well as elsewhere in the community, the Center is please to provide a series of in-person workshops and online training programs.


Our in-person workshops focus on preparing job seekers. Participants receive detailed materials about the topics presented and hands-on practice sessions with members of our team.

Topics include:

  • résumé and cover letter development
  • interview skills
  • job search strategies
  • dressing for success on an interview

We are also pleased to offer a series of online training programs. These programs are designed to assist participants with their job readiness skills, as well as their career development. Online training topics include:

  • communication skills
  • business skills
  • personal development skills
  • participating in teams
  • sales and customer service
  • leadership
  • administrative professional skills
  • project management foundations
  • desktop software

Many of these online training courses are also offered in Spanish.

To register for an in-person workshop or an online training program at the Center, please contact us at 212-851-1551.