Browse career content, resources, and tools by industry.

Agriculture

Architecture/Design/Urban planning

Arts & Culture

  • Hear how Robyn Weintraub '91 became a crossword puzzle constructor in this CALS Alumni Association online video series “CALS Coffee Break."

  • Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ryan Silbert '02 discussed storytelling across all media platforms and how storytellers help make sense of the chaos of the world in another "CALS Coffee Break" video.

  • Ben Ortiz, Assistant Curator for the Cornell Hip Hop collection, shares why musical archives are important and how Cornell’s collection partners with the likes of HBO, Netflix, and the New York Times in this podcast episode.

  • Hear this candid and vulnerable conversation with Alex Kresovich '08 about the less glamorous sides of the music business, why it's so important to talk about mental health, and if something isn't working for you, it's ok to change paths. Oh yeah and you'll hear some fun stories, including that time he danced with Rhianna.

Business/Consulting

  • Career advisors and alumni from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business share their tips for a successful career search in 2020 and beyond in this article.

  • Read more about Kaya Ladejobi, MBA ’13, founder of Earn Into Wealth, a financial planning firm focused on helping women and people of color build wealth.

  • Learn from alumni and faculty in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business leading the way in their fields in this collection of articles.

  • A discussion on how disruptions like COVID-19 have changed employment laws that directly affect you, your colleagues and teammates and how to put a clear plan of action in place, featuring panelists Theresa D’Andrea ’07 and John Fulfree ’06, along with moderator Vanessa Matsis-McCready ’04.

Communication/Media

  • This keynote from eCornell explores how to cut through the noise and build brand recognition with marketing and branding experts.

  • Learn about knowing your audience in the media from Kyle Scott '11, in this podcast episode.

  • Learn about building trust in a skeptical world from this eCornell keynote.

  • Through working for companies like NPR, Buzzfeed, Vox, and Stitcher, Camila Salazar '16 knows podcasting. Learn how she was able to make a career for herself in the podcasting world!

  • Known for box office hits like Easy A, Friends with Benefits, Annie, and Peter Rabbit, learn how Will Gluck's grit, determination, and work ethic has earned him a celebrated career in show biz.

Education/Non-profit

Engineering

  • Hear from Michael Charles '16 and his work on bringing ecosystems into the design and decision-making of technical systems while exploring how to use academic research to impact social, political, and ethical issues.

  • Listen to Cornell Engineering alumni discuss their career paths and how they learn new job skills, as part of an industry connections video series.

  • Hear about Erica Fischer '07's journey from an undergraduate at Cornell to her current role as a Civil & Construction Engineering Assistant Professor at Oregon State University. Oh, and she’s part of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute and Virtual Earthquake Reconnaissance Team. What’s that? Tune in for more!

Entrepreneurship/Start-ups

  • Browse networking opportunities, videos, live events and more from the Cornell Entrepreneur Network (CEN).

  • Launching a startup? Find Cornellian partners and events, and share ideas on this platform.

  • Meet Cornell entrepreneurs from the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business and learn how Cornell played a part in their success in this collection of articles.

  • Learn about Joanna Dai's '08 journey - from being one of five women in an incredibly difficult major at Cornell, to landing a job at Bear Stearns right before the Great Recession, to eventually finding her footing in the fashion world by creating a brand committed to sustainability,

  • Learn about Drew Bonfiglio's ’03 career path to founding his company Emzingo, where he trains leaders to address global challenges and unlock the talent of organizations.

  • In pursuit of scholarship funds for his Cornell education, Karim Abouelnaga ’13 was challenged to find a solution to the achievement gap. Taking immediate action, he founded his company Practice Makes Perfect (PMP) at age 18 which has since supported thousands of low-income children.

Environment and sustainability

Finance

  • Watch Amy Banse P'22 discuss investing in, acquiring, and building successful companies.

  • What is behind the FinTech boom? Learn about the future of financial services and how emerging technologies will be regulated.

  • Hear how in 2017, with limited knowledge about cryptocurrency and bitcoin but a dream of founding her own startup, Flori Marquez ’13 co-founded BlockFi. The financial services company for cryptocurrency now has over 800 employees and 500,000 clients worldwide.

Government/Policy

Healthcare

Hospitality

Human services/Social work

  • In this installment of the Leadership Lunch and Learn video series, Shamis Pitts MBA '11 and Reginald White '80 discuss coping with grief and loss.

  • Read more about how alumni and faculty in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business are working to build inclusive teams, overcome leadership stalls, and model ethical behavior from the top.

  • Once your Cornell diploma is in hand… what’s next? Tiffany Southerland ’06 looked for a syllabus on All The Things: career, relationships, mental health, etc. Now a coach and motivational speaker, she has practical insight and positive perspective to share in this episode of Fresh from the Hill.

Law

Real estate

STEM

  • Judy Spitz and Andrea Ippolito '06 discuss how Cornell is cultivating the next generation of women in STEM fields in this video.

  • The book “Wall of Wonder: Cornell Women Leading the Way in Science, Technology and Engineering,” written by three Class of 2020 alumnae, spotlights 27 Cornellians excelling in STEM fields. Read more about it.

  • Read about how Danny Kim ’90 helps underserved students study STEM.

  • Ritun Raman '12 discusses democratizing and diversifying STEM education around the world.

  • An interview with Dr. Praveen Sethupathy from Cornell University's Department of Biomedical Sciences. Here we discuss some of the questions his lab pursues in the areas of Crohn's disease, diabetes, and cancer, and the importance of collaboration and curiosity in science.

  • At the top of her game at General Electric and founder of her own company Tinker and Fiddle—promoting STEM education for K-12 students—prepare to be inspired by Hilary Lashley Renison '05, MEng '07, MBA '09.

Technology

Video: Veterinary medicine