Cornell Partners

The Graduate School offers student support and has a list of resources to assist students in finding help, becoming part of the community, experiencing Cornell, and fostering work-life balance while at Cornell.

See the Cornell Library Career Research Guide, jam-packed with useful tips to search for and connect with career and professional development skill building knowledge about a particular career path such as industry, non-profits, consulting, entrepreneurship, and more.

Visit the Graduate School Career and Professional Development landing page to access the suite of academic, career, professional, and personal development programs for all phases of your journey from learning how to navigate graduate school to identifying and applying for jobs. The Pathways to Success framework can help graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars be successful at Cornell and in their future careers by focusing on academic, career, personal, and professional development in four primary categories: navigate academia, build your skills, create your plan, and prepare for your career.

The Graduate School has established an Office of Career and Professional Development to help doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars, which Careers Beyond Academia is a program of. We also collaborate with the Graduate School offices of: Postdoctoral Studies, Academic AffairsGraduate Student Life, and Inclusion and Student Engagement, as well as many other units across campus. We encourage participants to visit these units and view their programs and other offerings. For example:

Interested in Teaching or Faculty Careers?

  • Future Faculty and Academic Careers offers academic job search preparation and many workshops and webinars as part of the North American Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) network for developing research and mentorship skills.
  • Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) leads the GET SET workshops, Teaching Fellows program, and much more.