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Class of 2016...

We are eager to hear from all members of the Class of 2016 about your postgraduate plans. Read more

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Alumnae in media and the arts on campus March 5

From the silver screen, the airwaves, the stage and the page, renowned Cornellians return to campus March 5 to share their media-industry savvy at... Read more

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Benjamin Van Doren wins 2016 Marshall Scholarship

Benjamin Van Doren ’16, a double major in biological sciences and biometry and statistics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, is the... Read more

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Junior Shoshana Das wins Goldwater scholarship

Shoshana Das ’16 has been awarded a Goldwater scholarship, the premier undergraduate award of its type in the fields of mathematics, the natural... Read more

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The areas of graduate or professional study most frequently selected by Cornell graduates to enter directly after undergraduate school are engineering, medicine, and law.

Welcome to Cornell Career Services

….where students engage in learning and self-discovery, and build connections to prepare for managing their careers as they contribute to a changing world.

Cornell Career Services is part of Cornell's Division of Student and Campus Life. Our comprehensive services in Barnes Hall are open to all students, and complement the services offered through career offices in the undergraduate colleges that are tailored to more college-specific academic and career goals. Students in the Johnson School of Management, Law School, and College of Veterinary Medicine are served by their independent career offices.

The mission of Cornell Career Services is to empower students to identify their strengths, interests, and values; discover and explore possibilities; gain experience; and develop strategies for pursuing diverse career paths and making mindful career decisions. We offer an array of career-development activities that inspire students to gain confidence and establish a foundation upon which to build their careers over a lifetime.

Cornell Career Services staff members want to help you learn about your skills and interests, and articulate them confidently in resumes, cover letters, interviews, and personal statements; identify and explore career options that you might pursue; and implement an effective strategy to attain your desired career outcomes. You will find many resources in these pages, and we also invite you to visit our offices in person.

2015-16 Career Guide


Your comprehensive guide to understanding the career-development process.

Versatile PhD

2013 Gold LogoNewCornell Career Services is an Out for Work Gold-Certified Career Center.