Cornell University

Assistance with Your Career

Pursuing a Faculty Position

Contact your special committee members and Director of Graduate Studies for guidance most relevant to your field. You may also attend programming for the Office of Inclusion and Professional Develpment, The Center for Teaching Excellence, and Cornell's Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning.

Pursuing a Postdoctoral Position

Contact Christine Holmes, the Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, in 392 Caldwell Hall.

Interests in Other Careers

There are a number of career offices on campus that can help you. Cornell Career Services consists of offices located in Barnes Hall, which serve students from across the university, and offices in the seven colleges/schools that provide resources for their affiliated students. Additionally, several degree programs have their own career offices. These offices can help you:

  • Learn about potential careers that build on your skills or personal interests
  • Articulate how your experiences have prepared you for an academic or non-academic career
  • Develop a job-search strategy
  • Find internships and jobs through online databases, websites, and print resources
  • Prepare internship and job application materials
  • Practice for interviews
  • Negotiate job offers

Please consult the chart below to determine where you can go for assistance with your career. For additional career assistance, students may make an appointment with Gaeun Seo, Graduate and International Student Career Advisor in 210 Barnes Hall, by stopping in or calling 607/255-5296.

Research Degrees: MA, MS, and PhD
Professional Degrees: DMA, JSD,  MArch, MAT, MEng, MFA, MFS, MHA, MILR, MLA, MMH, MPS, and MRP
Other Professional Degrees: DVM, JD, LLM, MBA, and MD

Research Degrees
Field
Office







MA, MS, or  PhD       





Students should visit the Career Office
in the college or school most closely
aligned with their field (except for
students who would go to the Colleges
of Architecture, Arts, & Planning,
Arts and Sciences, Human Ecology,
or Veterinary Medicine; they should
meet with the Graduate and International
Career Advisor in Barnes Hall.)
Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development                   
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257

Engineering Career Center

201 Carpenter, 607/255-5006                                      

Hotel Administration Career Development
180 Statler, 607/255-6376

ILR Career Services
201 Ives, 607/255-7816

Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296

Professional Degrees
(Administered through
the Graduate School)

Field Office
DMA Music Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296
JSD Law Law School Graduate Legal Studies Program
105 Myron Taylor, 607/255-2362
MArch Architecture AAP Connect
(for alumni connects and job/internship postings)

Cornell Career Services

210 Barnes, 607/255-5296
MAT Education Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257
MEng All Fields
Engineering Career Center
201 Carpenter, 607/255-5006
MFA Art Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296
  English Language and Literature
Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296
  Music Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296
  Theatre Arts
Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296
MFS Food Science & Technology
Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257
MHA Policy Analysis and Management
Sloan Program in Health Administration
Tony German, 3301A MVR, ajg3@cornell.edu
MILR Industrial and Labor Relations
ILR Career Services
201 Ives, 607/255-7816
MLA Landscape Architecture
Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257
MMH Hotel Administration
Hotel Administration Career Management
180 Statler, 607/255-6376
MPA Public Affairs
Cornell Institute for Public Affairs
Millie Reed, 190 Caldwell, 607/255-5587
MPS Africana Studies                          
Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296

Animal Science   

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257

Applied Economics and Management

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607-255-2257


Biological and Environmental Engineering
Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257
  Communication
Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257

Development Sociology
Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257
  Statistics
Career Services Program Manager
Cynthia Todd, 301L Malott, 607/225-2326

EducationAgriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257
  Fiber Science and Apparel Design
Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296

Food Science and Technology
Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257

Global Development
Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257

Horticulture

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257


Hotel Administration
Hotel Administration Career Management
180 Statler, 607/255-6376

Human Development
Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296
  Information Science
Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296

Industrial and Labor Relations
ILR Career Services
201 Ives, 607/255-7816

Landscape Architecture

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257


Natural Resources

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257

  Nutrition Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296

Plant Bleeding

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257


Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257


Plant Protection

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development
140 Roberts, 607/255-2257

  Real Estate
Baker Program in Real Estate (Real Estate Focus)
Phil Greenberg, 180 Statler, 607/255-6376

Hotel Administration Career Management (Hotel Focus)
180 Statler, 607/255-6376
MRP City and Regional Planning Cornell Career Services
210 Barnes, 607/255-5296

Other
Professional Degrees
Field Office
DVM                                                          
College of Veterinary Medicine
Jai Sweet, 607/253-3700
JD   Law School Career Services
144 Myron Taylor, 607/255-5873
LLM
Law School Graduate Legal Studies Program
105 Myron Taylor, 607/255-2362
MBA   Johnson Career Management Center
202 Sage, 607/255-4888
MD
  Contact your local Weill Cornell staff