Career Development

Human Ecology provides a strong liberal arts foundation that supports career-specific preparation in a small-college environment with the resources and benefits of an Ivy League institution. Professional counselors help students identify their interests and strengths through academic coursework, experiential learning, and professional opportunities.



Career Exploration

Career Exploration

Exploring careers is an on-going process. As students engage in courses and experiences, their aspirations change and develop. Professional career counselors are ready to walk them through the process, and peer advisors can help them access a wealth of college and university resources.

Career Counseling
Career Exploration Center


Career Essentials

Career Essentials

It’s important for students to have an effective arsenal of tools and skills in the career exploration process. Counselors and advisors are available to help students develop their communication and writing skills to create resumes, perfect their interviewing styles, and more.

Resumes and Cover Letters
Interview Skills
Networking
Informational Interviews


Jobs and Internships

Jobs and Internships

Internships and experiential learning opportunities are a vital part of the job-search process. Human Ecology provides a number of popular internship programs that combine field experience with and academic coursework. Cornell also has an extensive on-campus recruiting program. Professional counselors help students develop life-long strategies to successfully navigate the job market.

Internships and Experience
Finding Employment


Graduate and Professional Schools

Graduate and Professional Schools

Many Human Ecology students continue their education in professional or graduate programs immediately upon graduation. Research is an important component for admission to many of these programs.

Medical, Dental and Health Careers
Law Careers
Business Careers
Design Careers
Graduate Study

Employers
Human Ecology's Office of Career Development works with employers to build relationships with faculty and departments for the recruitment of outstanding students to their organizations.

Employer Information

 

Alumni
Graduates of Human Ecology continue to benefit from the college's counseling staff and resources. Whether they want to network with colleagues or access career advice, alumni are welcome to connect with the college.

Resources for Alumni