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As a graduate of Cornell University’s College of Engineering, you will find yourself among a highly select group within your profession. Cornell’s reputation enhances yours when you apply for your first job and for the rest of your life. We invite you to explore the Cornell employment statistics in your field and then compare them with national averages. We think the Cornell advantage will become clear immediately.

But we do not rely on reputation alone to help you develop your career. Cornell University offers you a number of resources to help you as you search for your first job, and for the rest of your life as you advance your career. Comprehensive career services are provided by both the university and the College of Engineering. In addition, our mentoring program can help you maximize your career options, and the on- and off-campus events where you’ll meet leaders in your field provide avenues for you to meet leaders n your field. Finally, Cornell has one of the world’s largest and most enthusiastic networks of alumni volunteers. Many return to recruit on campus and/or volunteer to work with students in their career search process.

Your access to career development does not end with graduation—far from it. As a Cornellian, you will have lifelong access to the worldwide network of alumni and services and to the numerous Cornell organizations focused on specific fields of interest. To an unusual degree, Cornell alumni reach out warmly to reconnect with classmates, meet others with a shared Cornell experience, and help one another.

Networking Opportunities at Cornell