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ILRies Change
the Future of Work.


Creating Inclusive Workplaces

Through employment law, alumna plans to address discrimination issues to help create more inclusive workplaces.


Niyyah Barber

ILR by the Numbers

  • 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
  • 13000+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

Alice Lee

New Faculty Member

Professor Lee, new to ILR's faculty in Organizational Behavior, studies the dynamics of social influence.

ILR aculty member, Alice Lee

Catherwood Library

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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Undergraduate Research

ILR undergraduates can choose to work with faculty on original research, either on their own or as part of a group project.

Campus Life

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

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Thank you @shrmcornell panelists for sharing your summer experiences! #humanresources #humancapital #cornell #cornellilr

We cant for tomorrows ILR Town Hall at 4:30 pm in Ives 105! Dean Colvin, Assistant Dean Lombardi and Senior Associate Dean Boyer will all be in attendance to engage with the student body. Tune in on the Instagram for a takeover by Jacklyn LeVito 20 and ILR SGA (Student Government Association) Vice President! #ILRsga #ILRschool

This week we are introducing you to Salsa Palante a salsa dance group started by Michael Luis Ristorucci during his time in ILRs graduate school program! We love to see an ILRie show leadership and give back to Cornell. Micheal founded Salsa Palante in hopes to welcome everyone to learn Salsa, so no one is turned down during auditions they are simply placed on a level that will enhance their skills in hope to have them move up over time! Make sure to follow their IG page @cusalsapalante to show all the members support! P.S Michael is also the salsa instructor at AGAVA! #salsapalante #salsa #cornelluniveristy #latinos #cornellgrad #cornellilr

Hi I'm Alex, a peer advisor and recruiting assistant at ILR's Office of Career Services! I'm a senior in ILR and spent this past summer as a Research Fellow for ILR's Criminal Justice Employment Initiative. On campus, I play on club softball and enjoy cooking, eating, and reading. You can chat with me or any of our other peer advisors at 201 Ives!

Join us tomorrow on Instagram live at 6:30 pm ET to hear Barry, Eliza, and Connor talk about their student experiences. You can send us questions through our story!

Just like Andy Bernard says... @malikulmuhamad (class of 20) #cornellilr #ilrschool #cornell