Additional On and Off-Campus Events

All events are listed in Eastern time. Please contact the organizers directly with any questions regarding the events.


FREE MENTAL HEALTH WEBINARS CURATED BY SOCIALWORK.CAREER

OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (OPM) RECRUITMENT POLICY AND OUTREACH (RPO) FEDERAL JOB WEBINARS (Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs, Writing your Federal Resume, Interviewing, etc.)

TALK ABOUT IT TUESDAYS: VA CAREERS LIVE
Every Tuesday, 12:00 – 12:30 PM | LinkedIn Live
Join VA Careers and Veterans Health Administration’s Mike Owens for a chat about things that are happening culturally in and around VA. For more information on careers at VA, visit www.vacareers.va.gov or comment on the live feed. Learn more

NSWM COMMUNITY CHAT 
Every Wednesday and Friday, 2:00 PM | Zoom
Join this virtual gathering to connect with social workers and human services professionals, working at all levels of management across a broad and diverse range of organizations, to share support, ideas, and resources. Learn more and register

PIVOT JOURNEY’S FREE MONTHLY CAREER NAVIGATION ROUNDTABLES: YOUR CAREER DURING COVID
First Tuesday of every month, 5:00 – 6:00 PM ET
Figuring out the next step in your career and executing a successful job search had its challenges before COVID came along. Attend these roundtables to learn from others about what’s working in their job search, network with other professionals, and get answers to burning questions about your job search. These events are FREE, but space is limited to enable smaller, more intimate discussion among participants. Topics of discussion will likely include: how to network effectively today; getting your application noticed; finding the jobs that aren’t listed; strategizing on your next career move, and more. Learn more and register.


PMF INFORMATIONAL WEBINARS
Every Tuesday, September 1-29, 2:00 – 3:00 PM | Adobe Connect
Gain a general overview of the PMF Program, details about the 2021 application cycle, and, time permitting, an opportunity ask questions. The webinars will not be recorded or published; however, you can preview their presentation and find more resources here. Register

NYPCC VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR
Wednesday, September 3, 1:00 – 3:00 PM | Zoom (flyer)
Connect with a hiring manager to learn about therapist positions that serve an ethnically and culturally diverse population of children, adolescents, and young adults at their Bronx and Brooklyn locations. Open to all MSWs. Register

VENTURE FOR AMERICA 101 WEBINAR
Wednesday, September 9, 5:00 – 6:00 PM | Zoom
Interested in working at a startup while receiving entrepreneurial and professional training? Attend this information session to learn about the Venture for America Fellowship, created for entrepreneurs who want to launch a business or become a leader at a startup. Register

NETWORKING TO FIND YOUR NEXT JOB
Monday, September 14, 3:00 – 4:00 PM | Google OnAir

Learn key strategies for positioning your network and unique skill-set to land the position and salary you deserve. Led by Kenneth L. Johnson of the National Urban League, New York Urban League, and East Coast Executives as part of Grow with Google. Register

NAVIGATING A JOB SEARCH: 3 KEY STRATEGIES FOR LANDING A FULFILLING JOB DURING TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY
Wednesday, September 16, 1:00 – 1:45 PM | Webinar
Get all your career questions answered during this live webinar and Q&A, during which Marcos Salazar, CEO + Co-Founder of Be Social Change, will share strategies and tips to use this time of social isolation for taking proactive steps in making a job search. Register

GRADUATE STUDENT WELCOME (flyer)
Friday, September 18, 1:00 – 3:00 PM | Zoom
Connect with new and continuing graduate and professional school students of color and allies from across all graduate fields and engage with faculty with shared experiences as diverse scholars to form connections and create community. Register

GIVING AND RECEIVING FEEDBACK: WORKING WITH OTHERS POSITIVELY FOR IMPACT
Tuesday, September 22, 1:00 – 2:00 PM | Webinar
Join this live webinar hosted by Be Social Change to learn about four key practices for giving and receiving feedback and how to overcome the pitfalls. This webinar is for anyone who: 1) has had negative feedback experiences with their supervisees or managers; 2) Wants to increase their team’s impact and performance; 3) is nervous about upcoming reviews; or 4) seeks to establish positive team norms around giving and receiving feedback. Learn more and register

DISCOVERING YOUR PURPOSE: 5 STRATEGIES FOR CREATING GREATER MEANING AND HAPPINESS IN YOUR CAREER AND LIFE
Wednesday, September 30, 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM | Webinar
Learn the core elements for creating a life and career filled with meaning, happiness, and impact. Through engaging exercises and activities led by Marcos Salazar, Co-Founder + CEO of Be Social Change, you’ll understand how to identify and connect with your passions and values, better define your purpose, get clarity on the people you want in your life, and begin building the foundation for living and working with purpose. Learn more and register

COLUMBIA AT HOME: MAKING A SUCCESSFUL CAREER TRANSITION
Wednesday, September 30, 7:00 – 8:00 PM | Zoom *Open to graduates only
Gain insights and expertise into what it takes to transition between careers at this panel discussion and Q&A featuring career experts Caroline Ceniza-Levine ’93BC, Julia Harris-Wexler ’83TC, ’14BUS, and Eric Horwitz ’90CC of the Columbia Career Coaches Network (CCCN). Learn more and register

NYPCC VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR (flyer)
Wednesday, September 30, 1:30 – 2:30 PM | Zoom
Connect with a hiring manager to learn about bilingual therapist positions that serve an ethnically and culturally diverse population of children, adolescents, and young adults at their Bronx and Brooklyn locations. Open to all MSWs. Register

THE ANTI-RACIST BUSINESS VIRTUAL SUMMIT
Thursday, October 1, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Online
Learn from founders, leaders, and racial justice experts about what it means to be an anti-racist company and how businesses of all sizes can create and support diverse, inclusive, and equitable organizations. Register

HOME/LIFE SERVICES VIRTUAL SOCIAL WORK CAREER FAIR (flyer)
Wednesday, October 7, 12:30 – 1:30 PM | GMeet
Learn about opportunities to work with a dedicated team that supports families experiencing homelessness and helps them access essential services and permanent housing throughout NYC. Includes opportunities to accrue hours for clinical licensure. Questions? Email Avi Gardenswartz, Clinical Supervisor at agardenswartz@homelifeservices.org. Register

QUEENSBORO COUNCIL FOR SOCIAL WELFARE: ORIENTATION TO HUMAN SERVICES IN QUEENS (flyer)
Wednesday, October 7 & October 28, 9:30 – 11:30 AM | Zoom
Aimed at service providers, advocates, and anyone interested in senior services, this conference will offer presentations on issues on mental health, elder abuse, and support services at senior centers. The second planned program, scheduled for 10/28 will focus on housing, homelessness, and food challenges. For information and to register, email qcswnyc@gmail.com.

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE CONFERENCE
Friday, October 9, 10:00 – 1:45 PM
This free conference will cover a range of topics in the social impact space and will bring together industry leaders, investors, philanthropists, professionals, faculty, students, and alumni to share best practices and engender new ideas surrounding the intersection of capital and society. Register

Interested in social impact? Sign-up for Tamer’s newsletter to receive invitations and updates about upcoming programs and events.

UNPACKING THE PRIVILEGE IN PURPOSE
Thursday, October 15, 5:00 – 6:00 PM ET
Attend this online panel and networking event co-hosted by Impact Hub New York Metropolitan Area and Be Social Change to learn more about purpose and how individuals and businesses can pursue it while addressing inequality. The conversation will explore: How privilege and purpose have been intertwined historically; Best practices to address privilege in purposeful work; Ways of promoting access and equity to purpose-driven work; and Innovative ideas in ensuring greater access to individual and organizational purpose. Learn more and register

HOW TO BUILD CONFIDENCE IN THE WORKPLACE AND JOB HUNT WITH TEKSYSTEMS
Tuesday, October 13, 7:00 – 8:00 PM ET
Gain insights on how to build your confidence in the workplace and throughout the job hunt, especially during these times from two people of color who are building their careers in Corporate America, who will be sharing insight into their personal experiences and experience recruiting and hiring hundreds of young professionals, as well as tips and tricks to help you see success while showing up as your most authentic self. Register

UNA-NY TRIVIA HAPPY HOUR (flyer)
Friday, October 15, 7:00 – 8:00 PM
Join members of the United Nations Association in a trivia event celebrating the 75th General Assembly. Open to anyone interested in developing an international social work skill set, have an interest in the UN, and wants to network. Attendees will be randomly matched to teams to meet each other in Zoom breakout rooms. Want to learn more? Email Javita Nauth at javita.nauth@columbia.edu. Register

NYSSCSW STUDENT VIRTUAL INFORMAL MEET & GREET (flyer)
Sunday, October 18, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Zoom
Hear from students and new professionals about their experiences during COVID and meet professionals representing various interest areas such as Gender & Sexuality, Teletherapy, Trauma, Aging, Licensing, and much more! Learn more and register

NONPROFIT CONNECTOR (Inspiring Speakers + Online Facilitated Networking)
Wednesday, October 21, 6:00 PM
Strengthen your network with a diverse community of nonprofit professionals and leaders looking to create meaningful connections, build new partnerships, and share ideas and resources at this virtual facilitated networking event. Organized by Be Social Change. Learn more and register


GIVING AND RECEIVING FEEDBACK: WORKING WITH OTHERS POSITIVELY FOR IMPACT
Thursday, October 22, 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Join this live webinar to learn about four key practices for giving and receiving feedback that accelerate impact, improve team collaborations, and create better health for all. Led by Jenn Lishansky, the Chief Engagement Officer for Be Social Change. Register

NSWM CHATS WITH CEO
Thursday, October 22, 2:00 – 3:00 PM | Zoom  
Join in on this exclusive opportunity to chat with Lakeya Cherry and network with other NSWM members to learn more about NSWM’s programs and discover how you can get involved. Learn more and register

COMING HOME TO WORK: WAYS TO SUPPORT EMPLOYMENT AFTER INCARCERATION
Thursday, October 29, 12:30 – 2:00 PM

Join this webinar to learn about employment programming in a correctional setting as well as recommendations for starting and running a community-based reentry employment program. Register

LGBTQ+ & ALLY JOB SEARCH TIPS
Friday, October 30, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | LinkedIn Live

Learn steps on researching welcoming and inclusive employers, making connections, discussing your LGBTQ+ related experiences and if coming out in the job search as LGBTQ+ or an Ally is the right decision for you. Attend event

VIRTUAL 2020 IRELAUNCH RETURN TO WORK TWO-DAY CONFERENCES
October 1-2 and November 19-20

Learn the most effective return to work strategies at this annual conference targeting alumni returning to work after a multi-year career break. Learn more and register (Use discount code 1001COL for 25% off registration)