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Our flexible, interdisciplinary major lets students pursue a wide range of academic interests and careers.

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Graduate Programs

Study the workplace comprehensively with the world's highest concentration of workplace faculty.

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Professional Education

Invest in your career by learning from instructors who blend world-leading research with business-tested practicality.

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Every ILRie Has a Story

Grace Kwon ’24 took a non-traditional path to the ILR School and found tremendous success along the way. 

 

 

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Best Practices to Support Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Hiring neurodiverse talent can be very advantageous for employers. Yet, neurodiverse individuals, particularly those with autism, experience higher levels of unemployment and underemployment than both people without disabilities and people with other types of disabilities. This webinar will discuss effective practices and predictors of positive post-school outcomes for transition-aged youth with autism, strategies to improve hiring experiences and outcomes for autistic job applicants, and recommendations to promote disability inclusion within the workplace.
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Best Practices to Support Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Future of Work Fellowships

The ILR Future of Work fellowship program supports postdoctoral researchers and doctoral students who work with our world-leading faculty on innovative and impactful research projects.

This fellowship program is designed to promote the benefits of strong collaboration between newer researchers and resident faculty members in studying impactful topics related to the future of work. Fellows and their faculty sponsors alike are enabled to address challenging research questions and break out of any stereotypes or default thinking around the future of work.

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“My time at the ILR School helped me understand both labor and management perspectives, which has proven to be a solid foundation for my career.”
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Matt Saleh Asks Questions, Spurs Impact

Outreach Spotlight

Matt is fascinated by the law and its relationship to disability and criminal justice. He is an energetic teacher and researcher in Cornell University’s ILR School, and he has taken on roles involving equity in employment.

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Catherwood Library

The Martin P. Catherwood Library is the most comprehensive resource on labor and employment in North America, offering expert research support through reference services, instruction, online guides and access to premier collections.

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ILR in the News

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Study Finds Home Health Aides Struggle with Mental Health

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Home health aides (HHAs) are vulnerable to stress, isolation and depressive symptoms, which impact their own health as well as their patients’ desire to age in place, according to new research co-authored by Professor Ariel Avgar.
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Study Finds Home Health Aides Struggle with Mental Health

Faculty Promotions Announced

Eight ILR School professors have been named as associate and full professors.
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Scheinman Institute Facilitating Pandemic Gear Supply Chain Improvements

The Scheinman Institute is bringing labor to the table for a U.S. project designed to equip front-line workers with effective personal protection equipment that will be widely adopted.
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Scheinman Institute Facilitating Pandemic Gear Supply Chain Improvements

Bruyère Educates Saudi Officials on Disability Rights

Susanne Bruyère, a disability rights activist who has spent her career researching and advocating for policy change around inclusive hiring, recently assisted Saudi Arabia’s efforts to promote disability rights.
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Bruyère Educates Saudi Officials on Disability Rights

Campus Life

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Congratulations to Annika Ajay ’24! His work with the Community Partnership Funding Board has helped the Einhorn Center build a culture of community engagement at Cornell. “Serving CPFB’s mission of supporting grassroots initiatives that connect students and the community has defined my…

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Thirty-four family members, ages one to 86, traveled from New Jersey, Alabama, California, and Washington, D.C., Washington to see Thomas T. Jones receive his MILR degree in May. Jones served two prison terms before earning associate and bachelor degrees, and then enrolling in the Master in…

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Last, but not least day eighteen of #seniorspotlights with Laura! #Cornell #Cornellilr #congratulations #Cornell2024 #graduation

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