Intensive advising, workshops, and events on everything from resumes and cover letters to career exploration, negotiations, and much more.
As of September 6, 2021, students once more have the option to schedule in-person appointments (though virtual options remain available). We are excited to be back on campus! All alumnae advising remains virtual. Students and alumane alike can sign up for appointments in Handshake. Events may be in-person or virtual (check Handshake for specific details when registering to attend). Recordings of our events are regularly shared on our YouTube Channel.
If you have questions about accessing Beyond Barnard resources or services, please do not hesitate to email us at BeyondBarnard@barnard.edu.
Beyond Barnard supports all students and alumnae as they define, pursue, and achieve success in their careers and communities.
Explore Beyond Barnard
Beyond Barnard prepares you to pursue internship opportunities in industries and organizations. Each year, we spend more than $500K in funding internships for students.
No matter your ambitions, finding a competitive fellowship that aligns with your interests can enrich your experience at Barnard and after.
Connect with Beyond Barnard
Students at Barnard can access Beyond Barnard’s Handshake portal, where you can schedule appointments, sign up for events and opportunities fairs, and review digital resources.
Alumnae have lifetime access to Beyond Barnard Advising, which provides vital support to students through an array of programs and mentoring opportunities. Explore how to get support and give back.
More than 150 employers visit Barnard College each year to meet students, conduct interviews, and host events. Join us and meet our community!
You are graduating from a school whose mission it is not just to hand you a diploma, but a sword.
Barnard’s distinctive relationship with Columbia University makes it possible for students to receive a B.A. and a master’s degree in five years.
By the Numbers
Class of 2018, 2019, and 2020 in full-time jobs or grad school six months after graduation
Fulbright recipients announced in 2020
total advising engagements since 2018
Did You Know?
The Beyond Barnard Internship Program has supported more than 750 students with funding for unpaid internships since 2018.
97% of graduates in the Class of 2021 used Beyond Barnard from 2018-21.
Beyond Barnard provides access to free rentals of “suitable suits” for your job interviews.
How Will You Get There?
The Summer Research Institute is funded STEM research and community — no matter whether you intend on graduate school, medical school, or something else altogether.
Your major doesn’t dictate the entire arc of your career! Let us help you define the transferable skills you acquire in the course of your liberal arts education.
Alumnae play a critical role in Beyond Barnard. Students connect for mentoring support and advice. Alumnae have lifetime access to resources.