Veronica Rivero

CAREER PLACEMENT OFFICER FOR MSOR & MSIE

307 S.W. Mudd

Tel854-2029 EMAIL
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30-4pm and Thursdays 2:30-4pm
 
Veronica meets with students one-on-one in an advising capacity to help them prepare for job interviews, negotiate salary, etc. and to provide professional career advice and aid with the placement of students in the IEOR programs whose career interests align with Operations Research, Data Science, Quantitative Research, Financial Analysis, Analytics Consulting, Marketing Analytics. Veronica also collects/analyzes employment data and creates placement reports for the Department. 
 
She has always been very passionate about career coaching and has helped multiple people get their dream jobs in big corporations as well as start-ups. She's currently on the board of The Latinista, an organization that empowers women to invest in their career development through dynamic workshops. Prior to Columbia, Veronica worked for two start-ups, where she led sales & marketing efforts, while also helped recruit and train talent and focused on the growth and development of sales teams . Before that, she worked in Media and Technology companies, such as Verizon Media Group (HuffPost, TechCrunch), NBC Universal, the National Basketball Association and General Electric. 
Veronica is originally from Lima, Peru and is fluent in Spanish and German. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance & Economics from the University of Notre Dame with Minors in Marketing & German.  She is also a Certified Career & Life Coach, and she is very excited to help students build a great online and offline professional brand to help them land their dream jobs and turn any weaknesses into strengths! In her spare time, Veronica loves to go to networking events, try out new workout classes, and explore new cuisines and restaurants.