Where to find us
You can find us just off the Orange Carpet under the main stairs on the middle floor of Thomas Commons. We are here Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feel free to stop in any time but if you want to make sure we are available, please schedule an appointment.
Schedule your appointment
Are you ready to explore careers, learn more about internships, or prepare yourself for graduate school? We have resources and information to guide you down the path you want.
Request a workshop
Interested in presenting career info to your class, student organization, or sports team? Complete a form to let us know what type of information you'd like to present to your audience. We'll work with you to design the content and find a time that works for your group.
Share an opportunity
Are you an employer looking to share a job or internship with Cornell College students? When students come to us looking for opportunities, Handshake is the first place we direct them.
Who we are
Jakob '22 is a Computer Science major from Neola, IA who is involved in Cornell Alternative Breaks, Steel Drum Ensemble, Colleges Against Cancer, and LEADS. He has been working with the BCI for 3 years and says, "I love working with the professional staff to help students with their professional career, and I get an inside look at opportunities at the BCI." A fun fact about Jakob is, "I can solve a Rubik's cube in 30 seconds."
Ruthie '23 is a Sociology and International Relations major from Omaha, NE who is involved in Mock Trial, Choir, and Student Senate. She has been working with the BCI for 1 year and says, "I wanted to work somewhere where I could help people, and the BCI is a great place for that. Here, I get to connect students with opportunities for their future and help them be ready for those opportunities. I also love being so close to so much information about what I can do to make my future one where I am successful." A fun fact about Ruthie is, "My go-to stress reliever is watching Pride and Prejudice (2005) while baking an elaborate dessert."
Ken is a sophomore who is planning to declare a major in creative writing. Ken is excited to finish their first year at the BCI. When asked about their favorite part about working at the BCI, Ken says, "I love to see others succeed, and if I can help them with that somehow, I'm just grateful to play a role!"
Audrey is a Studio Art and Psychology major who is in her first year of working for the BCI. She is involved in the Art Interest Group, Ultimate Frisbee, and PACC. She also works at the Library and as a tour guide. She is excited to help others develop professionally and achieve their goals.
Kachana (Chana) Myrville
Kachana, who also goes by Chana or KC is a Business Administration Major starting her first year as a Career Assistant. She is an RA, a Representative on the Student Senate, and a member of the Mock Trial team. She became a Career Assistant because she loves helping others and wanted to help students with career preparation.
Matt is an International Relations Major who is starting his first year as a Career Assistant. He is also on the E-Sports team, playing Smash and Hearthstone, and has placed top 5 in Nationals. He wants to help people explore career options.
Martina '23 is an International Relations and Spanish major with an Ethnic Studies minor from Cedar Rapids, IA. She has been working with the BCI for 2 years and says, "I like being able to help my peers create futures they are passionate about." A fun fact about Martina is, "I have traveled to 49 states."