Cornell University

Office of Career Services

201 Ives Hall, 607-255-7816

Past WISP Sponsors

This is a small sample of the opportunities that were completed during recent WISP seasons.  Please note that sponsors vary from year to year.


Bonnie Siber Weinstock, Metropolitan, NY
Students will shadow sponsor during an arbitration meeting

Financial Services

Citi Private Bank, New York, NY
Collaborate with bankers, banker associates, client account officers, learning about and assisting on daily tasks including fulfilling client requests and researching prospective clients

Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors, Denver, CO
Research and other duties as needed

Human Resources

Air Products, Allentown, PA
Learn business fundamentals of a Fortune 500 company

AWISCO, Queens, NY
Assist different HR and Finance projects

Chiquita, Cincinnati, OH
Evaluate and research training programs and design

Corning Inc., Corning, NY
Assist in the creation and documentation of job descriptions for IT roles  

Gap Inc., New York, NY
Assist with internet recruiting and sourcing project

Hewitt Associates, Lincolnshire, IL
Work closely with a recruiter to help develop and implement a summer internship program

International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Assist in benefits administration, recruitment, and internship programs

Kingsbrook Medical Center., Brooklyn, NY
Identify HR in a highly unionized and labor-focused environment

KPMG LLP.., Montvale, NJ
Shadow the Director of Human Resources for Audit

Merk & Company, West Point, PA
Collaborate with talent management and selection teams on end-of-year process

MVP Health Care, Schenectady, NY
Assist with investigation Talent Management software options

Pepsi Bottling Group, Somers, NY
Exposed to leading edge HR work

Timbuk2 Designs, San Francisco, CA
Design and lead employee relations program


AFTRA, New York, NY
Assemble and analyze comprehensive research on various multi-media conglomerates

National Labor Relations Board, Chicago, IL
Attend and assist Board Agents at NLRB-conducted elections; Observe and participate in Board's Information Office function in determining whether claims are covered under the NLRA, other project as assigned


Ithaca Teachers Association, Ithaca, NY
Reorganize historical records, work on contractual issues, attend problem solving meetings, review policies

Berke-Weiss & Pechman LLP, New York, NY
Work closely with firm's lawyers and paralegal staff on assignments.

Coren & Associates, P.C., New York, NY
Prepare client updates with new legal documents of special interest to management

Fox Rothschild LLP, Roseland, NJ
Review pending arbitration files in preparation for hearing, review documents/contacts for negotiations

Littler Mendelson, San Francisco, CA  
Complete legal research and attend arbitrations, negotiations, and depositions

Morgan Lewis, Philadelphia, PA
Interact with labor and employment attorneys in their offices

Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson, New York, NY
Assist attorney with research, assist with document production, and related work

Proskauer Rose LLP., New York, NY
Assist Labor Department attorneys on discrete research and analysis projects

Sanders & Sanders, Cheektowaga, NY
Litigation-related projects for labor and employment law cases


Alternatives Federal Credit Union, Ithaca, NY
Updating and revising training plan and conference schedule

CPR Institute, New York, NY
Assist with last minute things for Annual Meeting

Freelancers Union, Brooklyn, NY
Conduct research on models and synthesize findings for team

New York City Service Commission, New York, NY
Research and prepare cases to be heard by the Commission

New York Center for Law and Justice, Mamaroneck, NY
Learn about different legal issues and assist in making referrals

Volunteer Consulting Group, New York, NY
Marketing and outreach for board, preparation of seminars

Department of Labor/Alliance for the Prevention of Unemployment
Participate in research projects