The Columbia Women's Business Society (CWBS) is an undergraduate women's organization that aims to create a business leadership network between Columbia students and female professionals in New York City and beyond.
As one of the largest pre-professional groups at the University, we are committed to helping Columbia women attain their professional goals by providing educational events, networking resources, exposure to career opportunities, and mentoring relationships with successful businesswomen. All our events are open to past and present Columbia students.
Whether you are a student, alum, or firm, we look forward to working with you in continuing CWBS's program.
To find out more about CWBS, feel free to read our organization's constitution.
J.P. Morgan Investment Banking versus Asset Management Panel Representatives from JPMorgan's Investment Banking and Asset Management business divisions visited Columbia to meet students and answer questions.
Blackrock Coffee Chats A select group of students had the opportunity to have one-on-one coffee chats with members of the Blackrock teams for an intimate and candid conversation.
Nomura Holdings Site Visit A select group of CWBS members visited Nomura’s headquarters and networked with professionals from many different divisions and heard from a panel of young women at the company in a small group setting.
Medallia and Entrepreneurship As one of our first start-up sponsors, Medallia hosted an intimate and informative session on campus geared towards shedding light on an exciting new industry and a world beyond consulting, banking, and private equity.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Markets Panel Held with the Columbia Queer Business Society, this event brought members of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Markets teams to campus to answer questions regarding the Markets divisions, the firm and internship opportunities.
Industry Showcase: Leadership Development and Rotational Programs Held together with the Center for Career Education and constituting one of our most popular events, this industry showcase featured eight employers and their respective rotational programs.
Industry Showcase: Thinking Outside the Bulge Bracket Ever wonder what lies beyond working at bulge bracket firms? This panel featured standout firms such as Evercore, Houlihan Loukey, Peter J. Solomon, and Moelis and Co. for a panel discussing boutique firms and opportunities.
Industry Showcase: Management Consulting Co-hosted by the Center for Career Education, this industry showcase aimed to cover what consultants do and featured firms such as Oliver Wyman, Strategy&, McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group, and Bain for a night of networking and candid discussion.
Interview and Resume Workshop, with Credit Suisse Recruiters presented some insider interview tips, staged a mock version of a successful interview and provided one-on-one advice on the perfect cover letter/resume.