Cornell University

Alumni Association

621 Ives Hall, 607-255-6623

The purpose of the Cornell ILR Alumni Association is to promote the interests and welfare of Cornell University’s ILR School, and its alumni, faculty and students. In fulfilling its mission of service, the Association also provides opportunities for alumni to keep up with the latest issues in the field and to form rewarding social and professional contacts with other alumni.

The Association provides a critical link between the alumni and the school and is supported exclusively by member dues and volunteer support. Whether pursuing a traditional ILR career or another path, the mission of the ILR School, “Advancing the World of Work,” touches all ILR alumni.  Don’t miss the opportunity to be involved – the ILR Alumni Association plays an important role in promoting the interests of the School, alumni and students.

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Mission and Goals

The Cornell ILR Alumni Association, as stated in the Association by-laws, "promotes the interests and welfare of the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, and its alumni, faculty and students." In fulfilling its mission of service, the Association also provides opportunities for alumni to keep up with the latest issues in the field and to form rewarding social and professional contacts with other alumni.

The Association, providing the critical link between the alumni and the School, is supported exclusively by your dues. The centerpiece of our programs is the Alumni Bulletin, which is published every three weeks. In addition to job listings, it allows Association members to run job-search ads at no cost and receive a listing of upcoming ILR alumni events and activities.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Stay Connected – The Alumni Association is key to keeping graduates connected.  A membership helps you keep up with old friends, develop valuable networking opportunities, and form rewarding social and professional contacts with other alumni.
  • Attend ILRAA Events – Enjoy presentations and panel discussions from industry experts and ILR faculty on the latest research and happenings in the field or reconnect with old friends at local events in your area.  Your membership also provides a discount to many events. Events Calendar
  • Keep Current – Members receive the ILR Alumni Bulletin, Weekly Electronic Job Listings, and other special communications with news and events of interest.  We will continue to expand the content of the Bulletin to share information about programs and research of interest. Post a Job!
  • Support Our Very Special School – The Alumni Association works with the School to support important initiatives, including internships, student events, career panels, “Welcome” events for new students, and ILR’s Graduation Celebration and Commencement reception. Are you a member? View current members.  or Join Now!