Course Facilitator

Application Deadline

Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with a limited number of positions available, most of which are filled prior to the application deadline. Summer 2023 applications are now open.The last day to apply is April 7th.

Due to the large number of applications received each year, not all applicants will be contacted.


Applicants must have completed at least one academic year of study at an American college or university by the start of the internship.

Authorization to work in the United States is required and cannot be provided or sponsored by Columbia University. If you are unsure of your work eligibility, please confer with your home institution's International Student Services Office.

If hired, employees are required to perform the duration of their appointment while located in the United States.

How to Apply

The application must be completed online in its entirety. Mailed submissions will not be considered.

Application Requirements:

Application Form

The online application form must be completed in its entirety prior to being submitted. The application form can be fully previewed by following the form link.


Applicants will be asked to attach a detailed résumé to their online application form. Please list any relevant coursework that may be applicable to this role. The résumé should be in PDF format and should be titled with the applicant's name.

Recommendation Form

The recommendation form must be provided by an applicant's professor, advisor, or other university administrator. The form is submitted online via Google Forms.

A recommender should know the applicant well and should comment on their professionalism and academic, intellectual, and problem solving skills.

Recommendation forms submitted by the applicant or by mail will not be accepted.

Recommendation forms can arrive after the online application form and resume have been submitted.


Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an online interview after their application has been reviewed and deemed eligible to move on to the next round of the application process.

Applications will not be reviewed until all materials have been received.

Application Status Inquiries

Applicants will receive a confirmation email once their application form and résumé have been successfully submitted via the online application portal.

Guidance on checking the status of your application can be found on the FAQ page.