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.
Class of 2018
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Please refer to the master calendar for additional events and information.
Young Trustee Info Session for SeniorsThomas Commons Room:Ringer3:15 pm - 4:15 pmJoin 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
Student Networking Practice EventZamora's Market3:30 pm - 4:30 pmJoin 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
Connections Cafe: Student/Alumni Networking HourOrange Carpet10:00 am - 11:00 amThis 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 on the Orange Carpet to make new friends and potential job or internship contacts. Contact email@example.com for more information on this year's event and to RSVP.Saturday, October 26th | 10:00 am-11:00 am | Orange Carpet
Dimensions make-up workshop for first year studentsThomas Commons Room:MLK8:00 pm - 9:00 pmIf you are a first year student interested in healthcare and have missed any Dimensions workshops, please attend this one. We will cover academic considerations (such as thinking about a major), as well as gaining pre-health experiences - and learning what makes a pre-health experience meaningful, how to choose and reflect upon meaningful experiences from a vast range of options, and what admissions committees will be looking for in these experiences.Monday, October 28th | 8:00 pm-9:00 pm | Thomas Commons Room:MLK
Dimensions workshop: personal statement writing (1)Thomas Commons Room:MLK11:25 am - 12:30 pmWriting a good personal statement is one of the hardest and most important parts of any application. This workshop breaks down how to write a competitive personal statement for graduate / professional school in healthcare. You will also work on developing an autobiography to help generate ideas for a personal statement. This workshop is identical to the other one today.Wednesday, October 30th | 11:25 am-12:30 pm | Thomas Commons Room:MLK
Dimensions workshop: Personal statement writing (2)Thomas Commons Room:MLK3:30 pm - 4:30 pmWriting a good personal statement is one of the hardest and most important parts of any application. This workshop breaks down how to write a competitive personal statement for graduate / professional school in healthcare. You will also work on developing an autobiography to help generate ideas for a personal statement. This workshop is identical to the other one today.Wednesday, October 30th | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm | Thomas Commons Room:MLK
Cornell Fellows ShowcaseRoom:OC, Hall-Perrine, & Hedges5:15 pm - 7:30 pmAttend 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
Cornell Fellows Deadline for Existing Sites & Priority ProposalsThomas Commons10:00 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
Block Break 5: Iowa City/Cedar Rapids Healthcare Career TourThomas Commons Room:Depart from Commons Circle8:00 am - 6:05 pmThe 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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re interested in attending.Thursday, February 6th | 8:00 am-6:05 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Depart from Commons Circle