Find a Mentor through the Barnard network to advance your career.
We provide lifelong advising and support in the areas of career exploration and development, internships, campus roles, graduate & professional school, and fellowships. Students and alums alike can sign up for appointments in Handshake. Events may be in-person or virtual (check Handshake for specific details when registering to attend).
Questions about accessing Beyond Barnard resources or services? Contact us at BeyondBarnard@barnard.edu. We are located in Elliott Hall on the Second Floor (49 Claremont Ave).
Beyond Barnard provides lifelong support to students and graduates as they define, pursue, and achieve success in their careers and communties.
How Can We Support You?
Beyond Barnard administers programming, payroll, and the College's institution-wide postings for campus roles supported by financial aid and other funding sources.
No matter your ambitions, finding a fellowship that aligns with your interests can enrich your experience at Barnard and after.
Intensive advising, workshops, and events on everything from resumes and cover letters to career exploration, negotiations, and much more.
Beyond Barnard prepares you to pursue internship opportunities in industries and organizations. Barnard annually provides more than $750K to support students in their pursuit of unpaid internships.
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Accessing 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.
Graduates have lifelong access to Beyond Barnard advising and events, while also providing 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 2018-2022 in full-time jobs or grad school six months after graduation
Fulbright recipients announced in 2023
total advising engagements since 2018
Did You Know?
The Beyond Barnard Internship Program has supported more than 1000 students with funding for unpaid internships since 2018.
91% of graduates in the Class of 2022 used Beyond Barnard from 2018-22.
Beyond Barnard provides access to free rentals of “suitable suits” for your 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.