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.

Don't forget to check Handshake for the newest job and internship opportunities!

Class of 2018

  • Completed internships or capstones

    Employed or pursuing further education

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

    Tuesday, February 18th

  • Career Bootcamp: Internship Search Strategies

    Thomas Commons Room:Hall Perrine West
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm

    Searching for an internship or need help with how to tailor your application? Join the Berry Career Institute for this workshop to learn search strategies, the types of internships that are available, and ways to fund them. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card! Bring your lunch and your laptop!Tuesday, February 18th | 11:30 am-12:45 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Hall Perrine West
  • Tuesday, February 18th

  • Career Bootcamp: Job Search Strategies

    Thomas Commons Room:Hall-Perrine East
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm

    Listen up, Seniors! This workshop is for you. If you're seeking employment, join the Berry Career Institute for help with job search strategies, how to network both in person and online, and talk through ways to stand out as a candidate in the application and interview. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card! Bring your lunch and your laptop!Tuesday, February 18th | 11:30 am-12:45 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Hall-Perrine East
  • Wednesday, February 19th

  • Career Bootcamp: Resume Writing & Perfecting

    Thomas Commons Room:Hall Perrine
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm

    Do you need to start your resume or want help updating it? The Berry Career Institute will teach you how to format your resume for maximum impact and showcase your information in a manner that highlights your experiences. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card! Bring your lunch and your laptop!Wednesday, February 19th | 11:30 am-12:45 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Hall Perrine
  • Thursday, February 20th

  • Career Bootcamp: Personal Statements & Cover Letters

    Thomas Commons Room:Hall-Perrine
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm

    Whether you are applying to graduate programs or for a career, you will need a personal statement or cover letter. It must effectively and concisely describe who you are and why you are suited for your intended path, and also demonstrate your writing skills - this can make or break your application! This workshop will be co-presented by Mark Kendall from the Berry Career Institute and Laura Farmer from the Writing Studio. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card! Bring your lunch and your laptop!Thursday, February 20th | 11:30 am-12:45 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Hall-Perrine
  • Friday, February 21st

  • Career Bootcamp: LinkedIn- How-To & Why It's Worthwhile

    Thomas Commons Room:Hall Perrine
    11:30 am - 12:45 pm

    Join this hands-on workshop with the Berry Career Institute where you’ll walk away with a functional LinkedIn profile. We’ll provide general information about LinkedIn and how it works, provide tips and tricks for getting your information noticed by employers and recruiters, and spend time creating your profile. Attendees will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Amazon gift card! Bring your lunch and your laptop!Friday, February 21st | 11:30 am-12:45 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Hall Perrine
  • Tuesday, February 25th

  • On-Campus Career Expo

    Thomas Commons Room:Smith Dining Room
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Engage with a variety of employer partners for internships and full-time employment, as well as several graduate programs and post-graduate service organizations. This fair is for all majors and class years. Don't miss this chance to make connections with professionals across many different fields! Stay tuned for more details or contact the Berry Career Institute.Tuesday, February 25th | 11:00 am-1:00 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Smith Dining Room
  • Thursday, February 27th

  • Young Trustee Info Session

    Thomas Commons Room:Ringer Dining Room
    11:15 am - 12:00 pm

    If you're a senior and would like to continue to make an impact on Cornell after you graduate, consider becoming a Young Trustee and serving on Cornell's Board of Trustees. During this info session you'll learn about the role of a Young Trustee, what's expected, and how to apply.Thursday, February 27th | 11:15 am-12:00 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Ringer Dining Room
  • Thursday, February 27th

  • Young Trustee Info Session

    Thomas Commons Room:Ringer Dining Room
    3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

    If you're a senior and would like to continue to make an impact on Cornell after you graduate, consider becoming a Young Trustee and serving on Cornell's Board of Trustees. During this info session you'll learn about the role of a Young Trustee, what's expected, and how to apply.Thursday, February 27th | 3:15 pm-4:00 pm | Thomas Commons Room:Ringer Dining Room
  • Friday, March 6th

  • Coding School 101

    West Science Room:Stats Lab 306
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Round out your liberal arts education with some basic technical skills that are valuable to employers. Code School 101 is a day-long immersive course for beginners and non-technical majors that focuses on basic web development skills that can make you a more competitive applicant. Only 20 spots available with the $100 registration paid for by the Berry Career Institute, so don't wait! Sign up through the event on Handshake today! Co-sponsored by NewBoCo.Friday, March 6th | 9:00 am-5:00 pm | West Science Room:Stats Lab 306