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Presented By: LSA Opportunity Hub

Alum Connections: Alana Waisbrot

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Alum Connection with Ivy School Career Advisor, Alana Waisbrot

Meet Alana Waisbrot, a Psychology grad (‘03) who as a student, was overwhelmed and unclear about how she wanted to use her LSA degree post-graduation. After a few years working on Wall Street in HR and recruiting, Alana realized she loved helping others find and fulfill their own career goals. With over 15 years of experience in career management at two top MBA programs in the country, Alana is excited to answer your questions about formulating a career strategy, constructing résumés, networking, interviewing, and everything in between. As an expert on all things MBA, Alana can also discuss careers in human resources, recruiting, and pre-business school prep, and post-business school opportunities. Find out how to carve out a rewarding career path.

About Alana:
Alana Waisbrot is an experienced career coach who advises on a range of topics including self-assessment, strategy planning, résumé, and cover letter review, interview preparation, and negotiation. Alana has been a part of the Career Management Center at Columbia Business School since 2008, most recently as part of the Experienced Professionals team focused on Executive MBAs and Alumni coaching. Prior, she served as the Associate Director of Career Education and Advising for the Full-Time Program. Before joining Columbia, Alana managed the on-campus recruiting program at Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern). Alana began her career on Wall Street working in HR at Citigroup’s Investment Bank and as a campus recruiter for Lehman Brothers.

Alana is also a coach for admissions consulting firm, Ivy Advisors, helping clients better define their interests, skills and career goals. Alana completed Masters level coursework in psychological counseling at Teachers College (Columbia University).

You should attend this session if you are:
A UM Literature, Science, and the Arts undergraduate student
Exploring the fields of human resources and/or consulting
Looking for general career advice related to résumés, preparing for an interview, and job searching
Considering the pursuit of an MBA after graduation

What you’ll gain by attending:
Get professional and credible advice on career planning and development
Receive expert guidance on preparing for a graduate degree after college
Gain first-hand insights and tips on how to navigate professional life after graduation

RSVP now to be part of the conversation. The link to join this Alum Connection will be emailed to you after you RSVP.

Posting Disclaimer:
RSVP now to reserve your spot. By signing up, you will receive an email with details on how to join this virtual workshop the morning of the session.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. If you require accommodations to participate in this event please contact the Hub at so we can make arrangements. If you have any concerns or questions, please reach out to us at
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