Cornell University

Short Term Options

There are many short-term options for you to consider. You can teach in private schools and some public schools, conduct scientific or social sciences research, serve in domestic and international volunteer programs, or pursue a variety of fellowships, among other endeavors.

Below are tips to get you started in identifying and applying for several short-term positions frequently pursued by Cornell grads.

  • Options in Research
    Many entry-level positions exist in a variety of research environments.
  • Paralegal Employment
    There is high demand for paralegals, and no previous training nor certification is typically required.
  • Teaching Positions
    Many teaching options are available to grads, even if they don’t have certification.
  • Working Abroad
    Campus resources can help you in your efforts to obtain positions abroad.