A lecture held in Rawlings Auditorium in Klarman Hall.

Building Your Professional Skill Sets Through Cornell Courses

For students from non-traditional majors looking to build transferable skills for the professional workplace, choosing classes can be overwhelming. Two Cornell undergraduates and two recent graduates offered tips for ways to gain transferable skills for the workplace through Cornell’s many courses.

From left to right: Jessie Liu ’20, Lucas Goldman ’20, and Carly Arfman ’20

On the Grind: Consulting Edition

“Given I had never worked for a really large company, I had the image of these large firms as really well-oiled machines where everything was operating smoothly. It was reassuring and almost calming to see that there are mistakes along the way and no one’s perfect.”

ORIGIN Co-Founders' Zoom Meeting

Cornellians Create Virtual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for College Students

Chen spoke to the lessons that students could take away from the program, including valuable soft skills such as interpersonal and communication skills, strong teamwork and leadership skills as well as hard skills including “business acumen from their mentors” and “how to implement industry practices in creating secure and robust software and designing impactful, user-friendly products.”

From making your viewing history private to crafting the perfect online brand, three Cornell students and a career services advisor share tips on how to make the best of an ever more important career platform.

Career Talk: The Do’s and Don’ts of LinkedIn

In today’s digital era, LinkedIn has become an essential tool for many to find job opportunities, network and cultivate career interests. While a handful might consider themselves to be pros of the work network, for those just starting out on LinkedIn, the art of marketing yourself online can prove to be tricky.