Rooted in New York City, students have unmatched access to top leaders of industry — in the classroom, throughout the city, and around the globe. Be inspired by guest lecturers, a multitude of speakers, and our Executives in Residence program as we bring immediately applicable insights to campus daily.
In fact, more business leaders visit our campus than any other top-tier business school. And with a highly-engaged global alumni network of 48,000+ strong, you’re never far from a Columbia Business School connection.
Take one look around our campus and you’ll see the world reflected in our culture and the content of our work. Students come to Columbia Business School from 90 countries, and bring with them every kind of business perspective.
Whether you arrive from across the globe or on a crosstown bus, your student experience will be defined by much more than coursework. Take part in campus traditions, community service, and student organizations that reflect a full spectrum of backgrounds and interests. Here, you'll find a remarkably tight-knit, supportive community to help you succeed.
Executives in Residence
The Executives in Residence Program comprises 26 senior executives from the C-Suite of companies in industry verticals such as technology, retail, health care, manufacturing, and consumer goods, as well as senior partners from strategy consulting, private equity, financial services, and real estate.
Career Management Center
Our Career Management Center (CMC) is here to help you learn the building blocks of career management — preparing you not only for your first job after graduation, but for a lifetime of success in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
Find support from a range of CMC resources to aid your search for internships and full-time employment. By taking advantage of one-on-one sessions with your advisors and formulating individual job-search strategies — as well as garnering tactical advice from workshops and events — you'll be well-prepared to navigate the job-search process.