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Career Resources for MPS Students

Cornell offers some resources to help MPS students obtain the career development skills they may need to obtain employment after their one-year program is complete. To get an idea of what some of our recent MPS graduates are doing and what companies they went to work for, please take a look at the most recent Post Graduate Survey

Computing and Information Science

Computing and Information Science hosts this essential career resources webpage specifically for MPS students. This rich and extensive resource is updated frequently and offers relevant tips to help guide students at every stage of their career searches – from identifying personal strengths and building a stellar portfolio, to bolstering networking skills and learning how to ace an interview (and navigate a job offer).

Cornell Career Services

Cornell Career Services located in Barnes Hall offers centralized services such as career exploration, graduate and professional school advising and preparation, health careers, legal careers, internship and full-time job searches, fellowships, and specialized advising needs plus services distributed in each undergraduate college and the Graduate School, to meet the diverse needs of the Cornell student population.

The Cornell library maintains an extensive library of career-related materials, including general information and specialized resources, to be useful as you explore your options for the future.

Handshake is Cornell's on-line recruitment system.

Cornell Engineering Career Center Services

Engineering Career Center Services, located in 201 Carpenter Hall, assists undergraduate and graduate technical students obtain internships, Co-ops, and full-time positions after graduation. They also meet with students to discuss job search strategies and resources, resume writing, interviewing preparation, job offers, and negotiations. See their Quick Career Question Corner and their Career Apps pages.

Career Planning and Work Authorization

It is very important to keep your career goals in mind during your graduate studies. While these goals may change or evolve, it will be useful to keep an eye on the changing market for various categories of professional information sciences employment. International students who plan to work in the United States will benefit from contacting the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) when graduation is nearing to apply for work authorization. Work authorization is required prior to beginning your career in the US. The ISSO has many other resources and programs to benefit International Students.

MPS IS Post Graduate Reports

You can find out where our recent MPS graduates have gone to work and find out starting salaries by reviewing our Post Graduate Surveys.

PDF icon2016 MPS IS Post Graduate Survey Final PDF.pdf 

PDF icon2015 MPS IS Post Graduate Survey Final.pdf

PDF icon2014 MPS IS Post Graduate Survey.pdf

PDF icon2013 MPSIS Post Grad Survey.pdf

PDF iconInformation Science MPS Post Grad Survey 2012

Professional Societies

Professional societies post on-line job notices and publishes recent internship and full-time jobs.

Helpful Job Search Links