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Career Resources for M.S. and Ph.D. Students

Where will your Master's or Ph.D. from Cornell Engineering take you? Whether you are headed for a career in industry or academia, the resources below will help you get started.

Schedule an advisor appointment through the Engineering Career Center Resources page.

Possibilities

Frequently Asked Questions

You might not be sure where to start in the Career Development Toolkit. Depending on your questions, there's probably a perfect module to help you get started.

Where do I find more information about:

Career Fairs- Virtual Career Events module

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For Spring 2021, career fairs will be held virtually. Participating in career fairs is one way for you to connect with employers to learn more about the organization, and the qualities and skills they seek in candidates. It's also an opportunity for you to express your interest in an organization, highlight your relevant experiences, and potentially secure an interview. For those who are just getting started in the career search process, participating in a career fair is a great way to explore industries and organizations, and start building your professional network.  

Enroll in the Career Development Toolkit at the link at the top of the page.

Jobs and Internships- Job Search module

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A successful job search involves using a variety of resources and strategies. Cornell Engineering students secure positions by participating in on-campus recruiting (OCR) activities, applying for opportunities posted in Handshake and on company websites, and networking with employers, alumni, and people in their field of interest. In addition to the resources in the Job Search module, you may also consider these technical resources and opportunities

Enroll in the Career Development Toolkit at the link at the top of the page.

Identity-Based Resources- Job Search module

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You may have personal or social identities that generate unique questions for you about your career development and job search.  The Job Search module includes additional information and resources for you to consider.

Enroll in the Career Development Toolkit at the link at the top of the page.

International Students- International module

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For international students seeking to work in the United States, it is important to start planning early. Be sure to understand the work authorization regulations related to your visa by attending information sessions offered by the Office of Global Learning. 

Enroll in the Career Development Toolkit at the link at the top of the page.

Interviewing- Interviewing module

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Wondering what you should expect in an interview and how best to prepare? The Interviewing module includes information on interview structures and formats, questions, case and technical interview preparation, professional attire, and more. Our office offers practice interviews to help you prepare to shine in an interview.

Enroll in the Career Development Toolkit at the link at the top of the page.

Networking- Networking module

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Networking is the single most effective method of gathering career-related information, developing contacts within an industry, and uncovering the hidden job market. The ability to identify and connect with those working in your field of interest is an essential skill in the career search process. To successfully grow your professional network through conversations with others, you must prepare and develop a plan. The Networking module includes information on using platforms such as LinkedIn and CU-Elinks to make career connections.

Enroll in the Career Development Toolkit at the link at the top of the page.