Post-SIPA plans and wisdom from an (almost) alumna

PA Ayanda Francis was feeling nostalgic her last few days in the Admissions Office, so she decided to use her final blog post as a platform on how our next cohort can get the most out of their time here. Her pearls of wisdom range from “challenge yourself” to “just have fun,” and she also reminds all of us to not let imposter syndrom keeps us from reaching our goals.

No finance background? No problem, says Sadia Afreen, about her renewable energy course

PA Sadia Afreen shares why Professor Daniel Gross’s course, “Renewable Energy Project Finance Modeling” was one of her favorite’s while at SIPA.

Gillian Tee, MIA/MBA ’12, creates senior care start-up in Singapore

SIPA alumna Gillian Tee is now home in Singapore where she has set up Homage, a start-up which connects professional caregivers with seniors who need help.

Career Coaches: another perk for our Seeples

SIPA’s Office of Career Services (OCS) offers numerous ways to assist current students with their job search and professional networking. One of these ways is the SIPA Career Coaching (SIPACC) program, which was created by OCS as a supplement to its services. While OCS advisors will continue to provide counsel with regard to career advising services and general industry knowledge, SIPACC coaches are experts in their field who can offer industry-specific knowledge for current students who are contemplating various career choices or seeking targeted and specific information about particular fields of interest. Learn more about this service in today’s blog post

Columbia University unveils new campus sustainability plan

Just in time for Earth Day last week, Columbia University pledged to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 35 percent in the next three years through a mix of energy conservation and efficiency measures under its first campus sustainability plan. The three-year plan, released a day before Earth Day, represents a practical fulfillment of the sustainability…

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