Career Management

A unique, integrated approach to career exploration

Johnson’s Career Management Center prepares students for a competitive job market with personalized, one-on-one attention and advancement opportunities that are second to none.

Our Ivy League network of more than 10,000 Johnson alumni — and Cornell's more than 250,000 alumni — will extend your reach far beyond our campus.

Executive Director's Blog
Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham, Executive Director, Career Management Center

Good-Bye Summer, Hello Job Search

Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham, Executive Director, Career Management Center

Aug 26

Two-Year Residential MBAs

Before you even arrive on campus, our Career Management Center staff will be in touch with you about your job search. And as you make your way through the program, you'll reap the benefits of our unique, integrated approach to career management:

  • Career workgroups: functionally-aligned groups led by second-year students
  • JPrep programs: introducing first-year students to ideas and trends in various industries
  • Immersions: semester-long tracks that plunge students into real-world business experiences
  • Advising: students assigned to one of eight professional advisers who give personalized, one-on-one career guidance

One-Year MBA

As an One-Year MBA student, you'll enjoy an integrated career management program tailored to your schedule, including:
  • Summer career workgroups
  • Conference calls with alumni — opportunities to delve into your industry
  • Cornell alumni networking trip to New York City
  • Personalized, one-on-one career advising

Cornell Executive MBA and Cornell Executive MBA Americas

Johnson understands today’s Executive MBA student is leveraging this mid-career credential for more than just career enhancement. Whether you’re seeking to shift your career, industry or company our career management program is designed to facilitate the process of achieving your career goals. Career services available to you include:
  • One-on-one advising conducted at your convenience by phone or in person
  • Programming designed to equip you with career tools or navigate your career effectively
  • Access to career tools and resources
  • Job search work teams, alumni mentors and executive coaches

Johnson Cornell Tech MBA

In this one-year MBA program, founded on a tech-focused campus, you can earn a business degree deeply influenced by the needs of the digital age. You’ll learn the foundations of business in the context of the technology and innovation reshaping the competitive landscape worldwide.

Our students are trained and prepared to lead in industry for product management/development, product marketing, program management, consumer insight/analytics and user experience strategies, consulting, general management, operations management as well as entrepreneurship.

Career News

Sep 03

When you hit wall after wall, just be tenacious

Danielle Butin, founder and executive director at Afya Foundation, tells the story of her nonprofit startup

Jul 17

How to negotiate a job offer and salary

Outlet: Cynthia Saunders-Cheathem, executive director of the career management center at Johnson, writes on negotiating job offers. 

Jul 13

MBA Careers, with the Financial Times

Outlet: Cynthia Saunders-Cheatham, executive director of the career management centre at Cornell University's Johnson school, with MBA career ...


Career Tech Events

11/6/2015    9:00pm

Entrepreneurship Summit in NYC

Times Center, NY NY

11/13/2015    3:30pm

Random Hacks of Kindness

Sage Hall, Sage Hall Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States

11/18/2015    4:00pm

Winternship Fair

Sage Hall Atrium, Sage Hall Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States