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Top Ten Ways to Get Involved with the Dyson School

top ten ways

1 Join the Dyson School's LinkedIn Group.
Post links to job opportunities, take part in discussions, mentor undergraduates, share your career success! Group name is: Cornell University Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
2 Follow the Dyson School on Twitter.
And retweet! Help us build the Dyson School brand:
3 Sign up/update your contact information in Alumni Career Link.
Alumni Career Link is a network of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) alumni who have volunteered to talk with CALS students and fellow alumni about careers, internships, job search, graduate and professional school, and more:
4 Attend a Dyson alumni event near your hometown.
Events are planned in Washington, DC, this summer and New York City this fall, and we'd love to expand networking events to other cities. For more info or if you wish to host an event, contact Jennifer Benson ( or Janelle Tauer (
5 Call Dyson's admitted students and convince them what you already know—Cornell is the best choice.
Dyson School's admitted students are the best of the best; therefore they have multiple outstanding college and graduate school options. A call or email from a Dyson alum is often why they choose Cornell. Keep an eye out on Dyson's LinkedIn group for opportunities to volunteer.
6 Host a Dyson student in your workplace for 1 or 2 days of job shadowing.
The Cornell Extern Program is for sophomores, juniors, and seniors during winter break; the Cornell FRESH program is for freshmen during spring break:
7 Volunteer your firm/organization as a stop on a Dyson School career field trip.
The Dyson School organizes field trips for our freshmen and sophomores to introduce them to a variety of career paths and industries. Contact Janelle Tauer ( for more info.
8 Mentor a Dyson undergrad during their junior year.
You know what it takes to get an internship, stand out, and then land the full-time job. Our students are eager for your advice and help. Again, keep an eye out on the Dyson LinkedIn group for volunteer announcements.
9 Let us know when you will be back on campus so we can help you schedule or participate in:
Dyson career panels • student resume critiques and practice interviews • guest lecture in a Dyson course • a graduate student seminar • work with a graduate student on their research
Whatever works for you, works for us! We'll make it easy for you to volunteer. Contact the CALS Career Development staff at and for guest lecturing/seminar/research possibilities, contact Janelle Tauer at
10 Oh, and don't forget to hire Dyson interns and graduates!
Make sure to post your company/agency/university openings on CCNet and the Dyson School's LinkedIn group page. We're also always happy to share opportunities via email with our undergraduate and graduate students.


Monetary gifts are always appreciated. When making your gift to Cornell (, consider designating all or part of your gift to the Dyson School. For our undergraduate program, designate fund number 0006143; for our graduate program, fund number 373213.

To learn about named professorships or endowment opportunities, Warren Hall naming opportunities, and the Accounting Excellencedyson shirt endowment, please contact Tim Oonk ( in the CALS Alumni Affairs and Development Office (Ph: 607.255.7604).

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