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J.P. Morgan Winning Women Panel and Networking
Representatives from JPMorgan's various business divisions visited Columbia to meet students and answer questions one on one.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Site Visit
A select group of CWBS members visited Bank of America Merrill Lynch's headquarters and networked with professionals from many different divisions and heard from a panel of young women at the company in a small group setting.
Bloomingdale's Executive Training Program Information Session
Our members met with professionals from Bloomingdale's to discuss internship opportunities in planning and buying.
The Road to the MBA, with the Columbia Business School
We spent time with a small group of female MBA students from Columbia Business School who answered our questions on applying and pursuing a business school degree.
Every semester, around midterms and finals, CWBS holds a special themed-study break (often featuring a professional massage service), inviting both past and present members to unwind.
The Changing Role of Women in the Corporate World, with UBS
Our featured speaker for the event was Jane De Florio, Executive Director of Investment Banking at UBS. She addressed ways in which female roles within investment banking have evolved over the past decade, and how we could respond to future workplace changes in the financial world.
Study Abroad Advising Session
In collaboration with the study abroad departments at Columbia and Barnard, we held an info session especially for undergraduate women interested in Economics.
Columbia Women's Business Society Alumni Mentoring
CWBS members are able to leverage the success and experiences of our alumni to form career-mentoring relationships.
A discussion with Columbia Business School students on how to invest in general, and specifically, how to prepare for the Columbia Women's Trading Competition, a virtual competition that CWBS holds.
Barclays Capital Fireside Chat
Representatives from Barclays Capital discussed a variety of topics including managing your career, tips from the top, and the art of networking.
Brown Bag Lunch Series
This series invites professional women to introduce students to less-common fields of business. Past series have included real estate, retail, and philanthropy.
Career and Family in the Corporation, with 85 Broads
A panel discussion with members of 85 Broads (a global network of professional women in business) on how women in the modern corporate world handle the age-old challenge of balancing career and family.
Law and Business Career Panel
We invited corporate lawyers from the city's top firms to advise students
on how they could pursue professions at the intersection of law and business.
Underclassman Welcome: Business 101
We went over the basic information of six popular sectors, such as finance,
consulting, non-profit, entrepreneurship, in order to help newcomers find
their niche in the business world.
Making it in Manhattan Internship Panel
As one of our most popular events, this info session in the winter (just before summer analyst recruiting season starts) went over different internship opportunities in six popular areas of business
Women on Wall Street, with Morgan Stanley
Thanks to our co-sponsorship with the Society of Women Engineers, we invited Morgan Stanley women from various divisions to give valuable advice on achieving success in finance.
Job Shadowing, with Goldman Sachs
We enjoyed a morning touring the Goldman Sachs world headquarters where we shadowed female professionals, learned about different departments, and toured the trading floor.
Off-Campus Women's Dinner, with JP Morgan
The JP Morgan analyst recruiting team invited a select group of CWBS members out to dinner in the city with some of their top female bankers.
Interview and Resume Workshop, with Credit Suisse
Recruiters presented some insider interview tips, staged a mock version of a successful interview and gave out samples of the perfect resume/cover letter.
CWBS has been fortunate enough to work with many prestigious firms and
businesses in planning recruitment and education events. If your firm is interested in hosting an undegraduate business event at Columbia, then please contact the board at firstname.lastname@example.org. In organizing our annual women's leadership business conference, we have also been generously supported by the following sponsors. For more information on how your firm can help CWBS in continuing its programs, please refer to our sponsorship package.