Gerald Cotiangco

Gerald provides career coaching to students in Columbia Climate School's MA in Climate & Society and oversees employer engagement. They are continually activating and expanding the employer network in order to source opportunities for students to work on climate and sustainability challenges.

Before joining the Climate School, Gerald worked in graduate career placement at Columbia Engineering for six years. They coached studentsĀ from the Master of Science in Business Analytics, a highly-competitive joint program between Columbia Engineering and Columbia Business School. Gerald also cultivated hundreds of recruiting partnerships and sourced career opportunities for a third of the Engineering School.

Gerald is a Columbia alum, having graduated with a Master of Arts in Adult Learning & Leadership from the Department of Organization & Leadership at Teachers College. Through this program, they learned to design, facilitate, and evaluate learning initiatives for individuals, organizations, and communities.