Change starts with you.

There are many different ways for you to support the life-changing work at Cornell CALS, from mentoring current students to providing gifts in support of your favorite program. Whether a donation of time, money or experiences for our students, your contributions are an investment in future scientific discovery and invention. 

Give 

Cornell CALS is a premier institution of scientific learning, tackling the complex challenges of our time through purpose-driven science. We connect the life, agricultural, environmental and social sciences to provide world-class education, spark unexpected discoveries and inspire pioneering solutions.

But, we can only do it with your help.

Discover how your generosity can benefit the college, its students, and faculty.

Volunteer

Whether volunteering at an event halfway around the world or here on campus, there are many ways and in many places that you can stay connected with Cornell CALS.

  • Connect with a local CALS Alumni Association to find events and volunteer opportunities in your area, or join a leadership team!
  • Reunion: There are many ways to be involved with Reunion--from being a volunteer to simply visiting! Find out when your next Reunion is or choose to be a part of Continuous Reunion.

Mentor

Mentorship is a critical part of the Cornell CALS experience as it creates a pipeline of uniquely prepared talent and thoughtful citizens. Discover the many ways that you can give of your time to help the next generation of Cornellians help the world.

  • CUeLINKS: CUeLinks, which stands for Learning, Informing, Networking = Knowledge Sharing, is a university-wide platform promoting connections between students and alumni or friends of Cornell who are eager to share their knowledge and experiences.
  • The President's Council of Cornell Women (PCCW): The PCCW hosts an annual on-campus forum for students to meet members and to discuss career-related issues and life after Cornell.
  • Cornell Women's Network (CWN): The CWN provides an opportunity to interact and share insights on careers and many aspects of life after Cornell.
  • Cornell Alumni Connections Program: Sponsor a Cornell first-year, sophomore, junior or senior to help them explore careers of interest. This program offers a wide range of brief career exploration job shadowing and informational interviews for students to complete throughout their time at Cornell.

Recruit

If you're looking for purpose-driven employees dedicated to pursuing intellectual exploration, fostering interdisciplinary cultures and creating meaningful impact in the world, then Cornell CALS students are the perfect match for your team.

  • Recruit students: CALS students are sought-after employees in agricultural sciences, environmental and life sciences, and business-related organizations. From posting position openings to establishing a regular recruiting visit, organizations find the next generation of leaders at Cornell CALS.
  • Post an internship or full-time job: CALS students are eager to gain experience and apply what they are learning in the classroom to real-world situations. Employers and alumni help foster career exploration by posting internships in Cornell Handshake and through the CALS Career Development Office. For more information on recruiting at the CALS Student Services Office, please contact calscareer [at] cornell.edu or call 607-255-2257.
  • Career fairs: Attend one of the university general or specialized career fairs in the fall and/or the spring semester to recruit students for full-time and/or internships.
  • Career outcomes (postgraduate) reports: Find information on what our undergraduate seniors are doing upon graduation.