The Berry Career Institute coordinates multiple Career Tours to explore various industries and fields, and help students build their professional networks with alumni and potential employers.
A typical tour includes three to four site visits with tours and conversations/presentations with employers at a variety of companies. Networking dinners/receptions with Cornell alumni are included during two day visits.
Check back for details on our soon to be announced 2021-2022 career tours.
Past Career Tours
Government & Nonprofit - Washington D.C.
$150 for lodging, transportation, and meals. Networking dinner and reception with alumni - City Tap.
- U.S. State Department
- Department of Homeland Security
- Smithsonian Institution: National Museum of American History, National Air & Space Museum
- Global Zero
Arts, Media & Entertainment - Minneapolis
$75 for lodging, transportation, and most meals. Financial assistance is available. Networking dinner and reception with alumni - Eastlake Craft Brewery.
- Arts Midwest
- Guthrie Theater
- NBC TV/KARE-11
Sports Management - Minneapolis
$75 for lodging, transportation, and most meals. Financial assistance is available. Networking dinner and reception with alumni - The Moxy.
- The Minnesota Vikings
- Major League Soccer National Sales Center
- Minnesota Timberwolves/Lynx
- Minnesota United FC
- The National Sports Center
LEADS - Chicago (free)
Limited spots available other than students currently enrolled in the LEADS program. Networking dinner and reception - Plymouth Rooftop.
- Ronald McDonald House Charities
- NBC Universal/NBC Sports
- Environmental Law & Policy Center
- Old Town School of Folk Music
- Shirley Ryan Ability Lab
- Center on Halsted
- Goethe Institute
Healthcare - Des Moines (free)
- Tour of Blanks Children's Hospital
- Tour of Methodist Medical Center
- UnityPoint: Meetings with clinicians, Patient Quality, Marketing, Innovation, Analytics/Data Science, and Process Improvement/Lean, Six Sigma
General - Des Moines (free)
- The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
- The Iowa Senate
- Principal Financial
- Merchants Bonding Company
General - Iowa City/Cedar Rapids (free)
- Integrated DNA Technologies
- Iowa City Downtown District
- Mercy Hospital Iowa City
- ACT Inc.