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Webinars

The SIPA Office of Career Services has launched a webinar program specifically for our alumni audience (although current students may find it useful). We will regularly host webinars and bring to our alumni career professionals who are expert in various career topics, ranging from accessing the hidden job market, to marketing/positioning yourself in the job market, to salary negotiation and everything in between. To register see the information below the webinar links.

Webinar Archive:

Register for an Upcoming Webinar:

To register there are two steps. First, you will use your SIPAlink account to sign up for the webinar that interests you. SIPAlink is the OCS database for job postings and listings of other career resources and events.

Please click here to access or create a SIPAlink account. You will need your UNI (Columbia University ID number unique to you.)

Please click here to find your UNI (University Network ID), which you will need to create a SIPAlink account if you do not have one already.

After registering for one of the webinars, you will receive a unique link from our service, GoToWebinar, via email. When it is time to join the webinar, you will click on this link and your computer will automatically take you to the webinar via the Internet. You will be able to see the presenter's computer screen and hear both the presenter and other participants talk throughout the meeting time period. All you will need during the webinar is access to a computer, the Internet, and a phone (or microphone and speakers connected to your computer). During the webinar, you will be able to ask questions and make comments by either typing your question in a chat box or raising your hand virtually. If you raise your hand, the host will un-mute you, allowing you to be heard by all participants. This process will be explained in full by the moderator during the first few moments of the webinar. About one week after the webinar, the presentation recording will be posted on our website. You will be able to download the webinar, save it on your desktop, and view/listen to it again.
 

Registration:

Registration for the webinars is free, although participants may incur long distance charges when calling in to the conference line (another option is to use a microphone and speakers connected to a computer, for which there is no charge). Note that space is limited, so please register only for those webinars that you intend to join. To register, simply click on the link below the webinar in which you are interested, this will take you to SIPAlink where you will log in to register, and then you will receive a follow up communication with next steps in the registration process. Be sure to include all of your correct contact and graduation information, or we will be unable to send you the call-in instructions.

Please note that the registration process for the webinars involves two steps:

Step One: You will register for the webinar through SIPAlink, and upon receipt of your registration, you will receive a confirmation message.

Step Two: Register with GoToWebinar (our webinar service provider).  When you register for the webinar through SIPAlink, there will be a link to register with GoToWebinar in the event description.  You must click on this link to register with GoToWebinar. After you register with GoToWebinar, the service will send you an automatic email with a link for signing into the actual webinar on the day of. Your log-in information will be unique to you, so it is important that you save this information. For information about your SIPAlink account or questions about the webinar series, please write to sipa_ocs@sipa.columbia.edu.