Cornell University

Career Management

Our commitment to your career begins the first day of orientation. And it never ends. As a CIPA alumnus, you will be just as welcome to avail yourselves of our services as you were during your graduate school days.

In your first weeks here, you will begin to formulate your individualized career plan. You will take steps to procure an internship. And you will start looking at how you can incorporate other types of experiential opportunities into your program of study here at Cornell.

During your two years at CIPA, we will guide you through résumé development, cover letters, networking, informational and mock interviews. We will offer opportunities for you to network with alumni, to meet with recruiters in Ithaca, to attend career networking events in New York and Washington, DC. And that is just the beginning.

See how recent alumni are putting their Cornell MPA degree to use!

For more information, contact: millie reed Millie Reed
Assistant Director, Office of Career Management
190 Caldwell Hall 
(*Send mail to: 294 Caldwell Hall, 
Ithaca, NY 14853-2602)

Our Mission

The mission of the CIPA Office of Career Management is to empower Fellows to obtain a body of knowledge, skills, and abilities that will enable them to succeed in competitive internship and employment markets in the broad field of public affairs, policy and administration careers. We are committed to providing personalized and innovative services in a welcoming atmosphere, and fostering productive relationships with employers, alumni and the academic community.