Berry Career Institute

Berry Career Institute: Preparing you for life after Cornell

Start your Cornell to career journey today and visit with a career coach to identify your unique professional development path.

Your career preparation starts here.

Explore your interests and talents. Map your course. Accelerate by gaining practical experience and leadership skills. Go: build your network, enter into grad school, get your first job, or take on global service to pursue your professional goals.

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Class of 2018

  • Completed internships or capstones

    Employed or pursuing further education

Save the date

Please refer to the master calendar for additional events and information.

    Tuesday, September 3rd

  • Lunch and Learn with the Kernel Strength & Conditioning Coaches

    Thomas Commons Room:Ringer
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Join Cedar Rapids Kernel's athletic trainer, Tyler Blair, and strength and conditioning coach, Connor Derrickson, to learn what it takes to pursue a career in sports. Bring your lunch for a panel Q&A discussion that will be kicked off with Tyler and Connor sharing their college to career stories.Tuesday, September 3rd | 11:30 am-1:00 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Ringer
  • Wednesday, October 16th

  • Block Break 2: Twin Cities Career Tour

    Thomas Commons Room:Depart from Commons Circle
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    The Berry Career Institute will be taking students on a tour of several dynamic businesses in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota area. This is a unique opportunity to see inside a variety of work environments, discover new career paths, and make professional connections. Transportation, overnight accommodations and meals will be provided. More details to come, email career@cornellcollege.edu if you’re interested in attending.Wednesday, October 16th | 12:00 pm-6:00 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Depart from Commons Circle
  • Wednesday, October 23rd

  • Young Trustee Info Session for Seniors

    Thomas Commons Room:Ringer
    3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

    Join current Young Trustees to learn what it means to serve as a Young Trustee as a new alum of Cornell College. You will learn the requirements of the role, expectations, benefits, and how to apply. If you would like to stay involved and help to drive change at Cornell after you graduate you should attend this session.Wednesday, October 23rd | 3:15 pm-4:15 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Ringer
  • Wednesday, October 23rd

  • Student Networking Practice Event

    Zamora's Market
    3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Join the Berry Career Institute staff and other students to develop your networking skills in preparation for the alumni/student networking event to be held as part of Homecoming 2019. Students will learn best practices and common mistakes to avoid in an interactive, non-threatening setting. This event is required if you're planning to participate in the Cornell Connections event during Homecoming, which is a great environment for networking beginners to practice.Wednesday, October 23rd | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm | Zamora's Market
  • Saturday, October 26th

  • Cornell Connections: Alumni/Student Networking Event

    Orange Carpet
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

    This Homecoming Saturday don't miss this chance to connect to and learn to network with your greatest resource: CORNELL ALUMNI! Mix and mingle with Cornellians of all ages in Zamora's to make new friends and potential job or internship contacts. Contact career@cornellcollege.edu for more information on this year's event and to RSVP.Saturday, October 26th | 10:00 am-11:00 am | Orange Carpet
  • Wednesday, November 20th

  • Cornell Fellows Showcase

    Room:OC, Hall-Perrine, & Hedges
    5:15 pm - 7:30 pm

    Attend the Cornell Fellows Showcase and dessert reception to hear about the types of internships and research students are doing with the support of the Cornell Fellows Program. Students will present summaries of their 8-week experiences and how they have influenced their academic and professional futures. This is a great event for any student considering an internship during their time at Cornell and all members of the campus community are encouraged to attend. RSVP is not required to attend this event.Wednesday, November 20th | 5:15 pm-7:30 pm | Room:OC, Hall-Perrine, & Hedges
  • Wednesday, January 29th

  • Cornell Fellows Deadline for Existing Sites & Priority Proposals

    Thomas Commons
    10:00 pm -

    Students can apply for opportunities at existing Cornell Fellows sites or request funding to support an internship at a new site that they propose, as long as it meets the Cornell Fellows requirements and the student has applied to the internship site. Contact Rrsullens@cornellcollege.edu with questions.Wednesday, January 29th | 10:00 pm | Thomas Commons
  • Thursday, February 6th

  • Block Break 5: Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Healthcare Career Tour

    Thomas Commons Room:Depart from Commons Circle
    8:00 am - 6:05 pm

    The Berry Career Institute will be taking students on a tour of several dynamic, healthcare-related businesses in the ICR region. This one day career tour over block break is a unique opportunity to see inside a variety of work environments, discover new career paths, and make professional connections. Transportation and lunch will be provided. More details to come, email career@cornellcollege.edu if you’re interested in attending.Thursday, February 6th | 8:00 am-6:05 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Depart from Commons Circle
  • Tuesday, February 18th

  • Career Bootcamp Workshops

    Thomas Commons Room:Various locations
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Attend workshops over lunch to get caught up on topics like resumes, job search strategies, LinkedIn, personal statements, and cover letters. Workshops begin on Tuesday, February 18th and run through Monday February 24, just in time to get you ready to attend the On-Campus Career Expo on Tuesday the 25th. More details on specific workshops, locations and times to come. Contact the Berry Career Institute for more information.Tuesday, February 18th | 11:00 am-12:30 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Various locations