There is a growing student interest on campus in pursuing careers that have social impact. The High Road allows students to explore careers in the social sector and gain experience with these organizations that are becoming increasingly important economic actors.
High Roaders have gone on to a vast array of different career paths from civil rights organizations and start-up companies to law school and even the NFL. Whether our alumni find themselves in traditional nonprofit organizations or elsewhere, High Roaders know how to make their knowledge count – seeing opportunities for change in their communities as ways to apply their learning in a uniquely Cornell way.
From the High Road to the NFL
"The High Road Fellowship was the best experience I had in my four years at Cornell," said JC Tretter '13, a former High Roader who now plays center and guard for the Green Bay Packers. "The High Road exposed me to diverse points of view and changed how I think." Read more about Tretter's story here.