Steve Shaum has been in higher education administration since 1995, joined Cornell University in 2005 and began providing career and academic support in CALS in 2011. Steve provides academic and career support to students, and also provided pre-health advising to those interested in careers including both human and animal related health fields. Career assistance may include helping student finding their career path, critiquing resumes and cover letters, preparing students for interviews, assisting with job and internship searches, and general assistance on careers and academics. Additionally, he academically advises students in the Interdisciplinary Studies major, and also assists with technical issues and web content and projects for the CALS Office of Student Services.
Students are doing incredible things and Steve enjoys meeting with students and hearing about their internships, international experiences, research experiences, and travels. The stories students bring back from their experiences are always interesting, and the excitement and passion students have keeps everyday interactions with students enlightening. Working with CALS students through their time at Cornell, seeing them graduate, and watching them move on to their new path in life is what brings pleasure to Steve’s job.
Steve enjoys trail running, gardening, and camping in his spare time. Steve has been running for over 30 years and participates races ranging from 10k to 50 miles in distance. He’s run in races all over the New York Finger Lakes region, many states, and in several countries.
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