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  • 1945Established
  • 93%Employed or in graduate school following graduation
  • 140+Professional programs offered each year
  • 1 in 2Fortune 500 senior HR leadership teams have ILR alumni
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“My time at the ILR School helped me understand both labor and management perspectives, which has proven to be a solid foundation for my career.”

– Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball

Faculty Spotlight

Tristan Ivory

New Faculty Member

Professor Ivory, new to ILR's faculty in International and Comparative Labor, studies the Sub-Saharan African geographic, social, and economic mobility.

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The Martin P. Catherwood Library is the most comprehensive resource on labor and employment in North America, offering expert research support through reference services, instruction, online guides and access to premier collections.

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Campus Life

A view of student life at Cornell University's ILR School in Ithaca, NY.

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The ILR Community came together on #zoom today to participate in a virtual bodyweight workout hosted by the ILR Graduate Offices Emily Morlock and Journey Fitness Ithaca. They were even joined by special guest Dean Colvin! #cornellilr #community #fitness #healthylifestyle #workout

Congratulations class of 2024! #cornell2024

In response to the escalating coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Cornell University is suspending classes on its Ithaca campus as of 5 p.m. Friday, March 13. Virtual classes begin on April 6. https://www.cornell.edu/coronavirus

Today is special, it is Cornell Giving Day! We are so appreciative of our donors for their generous contributions. Each gift makes a difference at Cornell. There is still time to participate, go to https://givingday.cornell.edu, to support a cause you are passionate about!

@cornell_law_school student Catherine Kohn and #ILRies Anne Martha Bartolome Bugayong and Selam Woldai, collaborate with our Criminal Justice and Employment Initiative to launch a pilot project in the Tompkins County Jail that increases employment opportunities for the currently incarcerated through legal rights training and criminal record education. #education #reentry

Takeover Spotlight!Michelle Goldberg working as an U.S. Dept of State Intern and Gena Koyn working at the Office of International Labor Affairs in the Bureau of Democracy will be taking over the Instagram story next week highlighting some aspects of their work. Their internships are located in Washington, d.c. and both work closely together on different projects! #creditinternship #springinterns #cornell #ILR