CIPA 2021 Recruiting Schedule

Note: Due to the Pandemic, all recruitment events are currently being held virtually. 

We enjoy meeting with prospective students face-to-face and via Zoom. Please check our recruitment schedule below to see when our staff will be attending graduate school fairs.

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Upcoming Events

PPIA's Expo gives students and professionals the opportunity to connect with employers, fellowship programs, and the top public policy and international affairs graduate programs from across the county! Exhibitors share PPIA’s commitment to increasing diversity and fostering inclusion in public service.

1:00PM-5:00PM (ET) / 10:00AM-2:00PM (PT)
Virtual via Brazen

Register for the Expo and view the exhibitor list

Connect with students and alumni from Elmira College, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Oneonta, and SUNY Oswego!

1:00PM-4:00PM EST
Virtual via Handshake (account required for registration - start a Handshake account)

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Join the Executive Director of CIPA and our Enrollment Counselors for a free 30-minute info session on Cornell University's Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA). They’ll discuss the program’s hybrid format and course schedule, then answer your application questions live!

3:00PM-3:30PM EST

Register for the EMPA Info Session

You're invited to Cornell University's Fall MPA Open House!

8:30AM-2:00PM EST
Virtual via Zoom

Register for Open House and get more details

You are invited to tune in for a virtual Idealist Fair where you will have the valuable opportunity to connect with Cornell University admissions professionals who can help you take the first step in transforming your future with a mission-oriented graduate degree.

1:00PM-4:00PM EST
Virtual via Brazen

Register for the Idealist Fair

Ready to improve lives and lead in a post-pandemic world?  An MPA provides cutting-edge, interdisciplinary tools for addressing the world's most pressing challenges. Executive Director Thomas O'Toole will lead this interactive session, presenting an overview of the importance of the MPA degree when rebuilding our world after an international crisis. Learn more about concentration opportunities, the certificate programs we offer, off-campus study opportunities, and more!

2:00PM-3:00PM EST
Zoom Webinar

Register for the Admissions Webinar

You are invited to tune in for a virtual Idealist Fair where you will have the valuable opportunity to connect with Cornell University admissions professionals who can help you take the first step in transforming your future with a mission-oriented graduate degree.

5:00PM-8:00PM EST
Virtual via Brazen

Register for the Idealist Fair

Hear from Millie Reed, Assistant Director of Career Management, regarding Cornell University's approach to experiential learning, how you can customize your coursework, and how getting an MPA will make you marketable in the workforce. We also introduce you to some of our high-achieving MPA alumni and explore their career trajectories.

2:00PM EST
Zoom Webinar

Register for the Career Webinar

Are you a Peace Corps Volunteer, recently displaced due to COVID-19, wondering: What should I do next?  This information session will dive into why Returned Peace Corps Volunteers are uniquely qualified to achieve a Master of Public Administration. Hear directly from an RPCV about their experience in Cornell's MPA program, explore Cornell's RPCV community, and learn about our admissions process.

2:00PM EST
Zoom Webinar

Register for the Information Session