Students on fellowship support must obtain the permission of the Dean before accepting remunerative employment.

Students who study at Columbia Engineering on temporary visas should fully understand the regulations concerning possible employment under those visas. Before making plans for employment in the United States, international students should consult with the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) located at 524 Riverside Drive, Suite 200; 212-854-3587 or visit their website.

On-Campus Employment

The Center for Career Education maintains an extensive listing of student employment opportunities. The Center for Career Education (CCE) is located at East Campus, Lower Level, 212-854-5609, careereducation.columbia.edu.

Off-Campus Employment in New York City

One of the nation’s largest urban areas, the city offers a wide variety of opportunities for part-time work. Many students gain significant experience in fields related to their research and study while they meet a portion of their educational expenses.