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Meet a Current MILR Student: Billy Sudiarto

Hear first-year MILR student Billy Sudiarto talk about his journey from prospective student to applicant to matriculated MILR student. Learn how he approached the application process and what he felt made his application successful. He will also talk about life in Ithaca and what it's like studying at Cornell.
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Meet a Current MILR Student: Billy Sudiarto

EMHRM program, "elevated my entire mindset as a business leader"

Laura Salvatore '20 VP of Human Capital at Centurion, shares how the program has changed her perspective.
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EMHRM program, "elevated my entire mindset as a business leader"

Ryan Diviney, MILR '16

Ryan Diviney, MILR Class of 2016, gives his MILR perspective as an straight from undergrad student.
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Ryan Diviney, MILR '16

Royce Lee, MILR '13

Royce Lee, MILR Class of 2013, reflects on how his MILR degree is still influencing his career and personal life almost 10 years out.
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Royce Lee, MILR '13

Ilan Guinguis, MILR '17

Ilan Guinguis, MILR Class of 2017, gives his MILR perspective as an international student.
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Ilan Guinguis, MILR '17

MILR Application Process

Darrie O'Connell, Recruiting and Outreach Coordinator for the MILR program, goes over the application process for ILR's Master in Industrial and Labor Relations program.
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MILR Application Process

Susanne Donovan

Susanne Donovan, MILR '23 and BSILR '13, talks about her experience in returning to the MILR program after completing her BSILR degree.
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Susanne Donovan

Billy Sudiarto

Billy Sudiarto, MILR '24, shares his international experience in the MILR program.
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Billy Sudiarto

Becca Allen

Becca Allen, MILR '24, Discusses her experiences in the MILR Program
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Becca Allen

Farshad Firouzian

Farshad Firouzian, MILR '23, discusses his experience in the MILR program
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Farshad Firouzian

Alumna Sees Potential in Data

The Executive Master of Human Resource Management graduate says she particularly valued the on-campus residencies, where “you get to know people on a deeply personal level. We were such a diverse class.
Jackie Czaplinski, EMHRM ’18
Alumna Sees Potential in Data

Kathleen Beer talks about the value of flexibility in the EMHRM program

Learning online at the ILR School is perfect for the busy professional.  Beer appreciates how the courses are scheduled to fit it into most people’s schedule (i.e. early mornings, late nights or weekends). 
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Kathleen Beer talks about the value of flexibility in the EMHRM program

EMHRM coursework, "can be quickly applied to current situations you may be facing"

Matt Sumrack was a member of the EMHRM class of 2020. He currently is the Director of Enterprise Talent Acquisition at Bridgestone Americas. We asked him a few questions about the impact this program had on his career.
Matt Sumrack, EMHRM Class of 2020
EMHRM coursework, "can be quickly applied to current situations you may be facing"

Professor John Hausknecht talks about EMHRM's unique student experience

Professor John Hausknecht talks about EMHRM's unique advantage in its cohort of HR professional peers who study and develop strategically together.
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Professor John Hausknecht talks about EMHRM's unique student experience

ILR's Rebecca Kehoe discusses her research on HR leadership

ILR Associate Professor Rebecca Kehoe talks about how how organizations can apply her research to reach their strategic goals through their people.
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ILR's Rebecca Kehoe discusses her research on HR leadership

Diane Burton talks about the importance of the focus on Human Resouces

Professor Diane Burton discusses the importance of EMHRM's focus on HR management and organizations.
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Diane Burton talks about the importance of the focus on Human Resouces

LeAnne Smith shares how EMHRM helped her go from a strategy lead to SVP

LeAnne Smith, SVP of Talent Management and Development at McKesson, was part of the inaugural cohort of the EMHRM program in 2016.
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LeAnne Smith shares how EMHRM helped her go from a strategy lead to SVP

LeAnn Smith

LeAnn Smith, EMHRM '16, shares her experience in the EMHRM program.

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LeAnn Smith

Testimonial Kate McGovern Santos '16

Testimonial for EMHRM by alumn Kate McGovern Santos '16
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Testimonial Kate McGovern Santos '16

Testimonial: Bryan Seaford ‘16

Testimonial for EMHRM by alumn Bryan Seaford '16
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Testimonial: Bryan Seaford ‘16

Testimonial: Melody Mitchell '16

Testimonial for EMHRM by alumn Melody Mitchell '16
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Testimonial: Melody Mitchell '16

Dhara Puvar

Dhara Puvar, MILR '21, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Dhara Puvar

Sal Lanci

Sal Lanci, MILR '21, shares his experience in the MILR program.

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Sal Lanci

Silvia Zamora

Silvia Zamora, MILR/MBA '21, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Silvia Zamora

Taeho Kwak

Taeho Kwak, MILR '21, shares his experience in the MILR program.

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Taeho Kwak

Our HR curriculum

Professor Chris Collins discusses the advantages of studying HR at Cornell in the MILR program.
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Our HR curriculum

Ralf Silva

Ralf Silva, MILR '21, shares his experience in the MILR program.

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Ralf Silva

Sudip Roy

Sudip Roy, MILR '20, shares his experience in the MILR program.

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Sudip Roy

Bukky Odumosu

Bukky Odumosu, MILR '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Bukky Odumosu

Aileen Acuna

Aileen Acuna, MILR '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Aileen Acuna

Sharlene Golshirazian

Sharlene Golshirazian, MILR/MBA '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Sharlene Golshirazian

Christina Lucas

Christina Lucas, MILR '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Christina Lucas

Kristin Reisch

Kristin Reisch, MILR '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Kristin Reisch

Salwa Minallah

Salwa Minallah, MILR '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Salwa Minallah

Chad Rosenbloom

Chad Rosenbloom, MILR '20, shares his experience in the MILR program.

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Chad Rosenbloom

Clara Zinman

Clara Zinman, MILR '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Clara Zinman

MILR Graduate Student Experience

Sabrina Williams, Alice Ying Nga Luo and Jeff Serbin discuss the MILR student experience with Christie Avgar, Director of Graduate Enrollment and Student Services at ILR.
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MILR Graduate Student Experience

Career outcomes of an ILR Master's

Anu Lyons, Director of ILR's Office of Career Services, discusses how her office serves MILR students by helping land internships and in recruiting for employment to prepare you for life after earning your MILR degree.
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Career outcomes of an ILR Master's

Ethan Call

Ethan Call, MILR '21, shares his experience in the MILR program.
 

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Ethan Call

Kathleen Beer

Kathleen Beer, EMHRM '19, shares her experience in the EMHRM program.

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Kathleen Beer

Cara Herrick

Cara Herrick, EMHRM '20, shares her experience in the EMHRM program.

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Cara Herrick

Matt Sumrack

Matt Sumrack, EMHRM '20, shares his experience in the EMHRM program.

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Matt Sumrack

Ebun Sotubo

Ebun Sotubo, MILR '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Ebun Sotubo

Gayathri Jayachandran

Gayathri Jayachandran, MILR '20, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Gayathri Jayachandran

Dana Trentalange

Dana Trentalange, MILR '21, shares her experience in the MILR program.

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Dana Trentalange

Jesse Proctor

Jesse Proctor, MILR '18, shares his experience in the MILR program.

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Jesse Proctor