Beyond Barnard

Your Path. Your Purpose.

Prepare for Your Future

Advisors at Beyond Barnard help you create a lifetime of opportunities. From internships, student jobs, and careers to graduate school, medical school, fellowships, and more! 

Your Path. Your Purpose.

Internships & Student Jobs

Beyond Barnard connects students to campus jobs, internships, and more.

Your Path. Your Purpose.

Competitive Fellowships

Apply for competitive national and international fellowships with Beyond Barnard’s help.

Your Path. Your Purpose.

Come on Over!

Beyond Barnard fosters an inclusive and welcoming space to explore diverse careers, graduate programs, fellowships, and much more. 

Your Path. Your Purpose.

Graduate & Professional School

No matter what type of degree you’ll pursue after graduating Barnard, we can help you get there.

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

Your Path. Your Purpose.

Our Mission

Beyond Barnard supports all students and alumnae as they define, pursue, and achieve success in their careers and communities.

Meet Beyond Barnard

You are graduating from a school whose mission it is not just to hand you a diploma, but a sword.

Viola Davis, 2019 Commencement speaker
4+1 Pathways

A Columbia Master’s Degree

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.

Your Path. Your Purpose.

Come on Over!

Please visit us at Elliott Hall on the second floor. In the meantime, we welcome your questions and comments. Email us at Students and alumnae can log in to find resources at Handshake.