Cornell University

Career Stories


Alumna Irene Rosenfeld Presents Hatfield Lecture


The Kraft Foods CEO's lecture March 7 told the story of how she has led Kraft's resurgence.

Externship Experience Changes Student's Career Goals


Job Shadowing Changes Cornell Student's Career Goals

Sandra Fluke


Sandra Fluke is an activist alumna and Extern sponsor.

"Marilyn: Pursuing a Post Bac Program"


Marilyn came to Cornell sure of her career goal to be a doctor. She quickly settled in at college, joined a student health related organization, and pursued her interests in ballroom dance and community service projects such as Habitat for Humanity.

"Bill: Taking a Gap Year Before Medical School"


Bill felt confident about reaching his goal of becoming a doctor. At the end of five semesters at Cornell he had a 3.6 GPA. He had also been active in research. The spring semester of his junior year he registered with the Health Careers Evaluation

"Michael: An Alternate Path to Medical School"


Michael came to Cornell with an excellent high school record. At Cornell he dove into activities, joining two student organizations and an intramural team. He was taken aback when his first semester GPA at Cornell was a 3.0 and his spring semester GP