Jennifer DeRosa started with Cornell University in 2001 in the central career office as the Assistant Director of Employer & Alumni Relations. She transitioned to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Development Team in 2009. Her roles include career, pre-health, and pre-law advising for CALS students and alumni; providing academic advising for assigned Interdisciplinary major students, and developing marketing strategies and building relationships with new employers to help build the college’s recruiting program. Jennifer also co-instructs the seminar course ALS 2200 – Essential Professional Skills to Launch Your Career and guest lectures in various CALS classes.
Jennifer is passionate about her job and working with students to help them figure out and achieve their goals. She values the fact that her job provides her with a variety of responsibilities and that every day brings fresh experiences and opportunities to meet new people and learn something new. Being a career advisor combines her favorite aspects of her former two careers as an English teacher and a human resources manager into a single job. Jennifer has a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from The New School University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Education from Stony Brook University.
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