LFDS Professional Rundown

November 20 - December 11

Les Femmes de Substance

Ladies, welcome to our professional opportunities forum!

In addition to Les Femmes' annual events and Professional Etiquette Workshops, we will frequently share upcoming on-and-off campus opportunities. Deadlines are key!

If you have any questions or would like help applying to any of the listed opportunities, please reach out to Lydia Anglin, Professional Chair at LMA86@cornell.edu.


Congratulations to our Newest Man of Substance: Antoine Saint Victor!


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October 14th: MILRSO Fireside Chat

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October 14th - Enterprise Engineering Colloquium: The Power of Content: Creating an “Amazon.Com” Type Marketplace for Financial Information

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 4:15pm

Upson Hall, B17

Paul will explore some of the business, technical, social and regulatory aspects of creating and managing a global marketplace for financial information.

Paul Klug has 35 years of experience in the asset management, wealth management, and technology sectors. Working with Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Deutsche Bank, Paul has been a general manager of financial services businesses in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, India, Australia and other Asian locations, as well as the United States. Paul graduated from Cornell in 1973 with a B.S. in ORIE and began his career as an IT consultant with Arthur Anderson (now Accenture). After receiving an MBA from The Wharton School, Paul was involved with financial services product development before moving to broader business management responsibilities.

Paul is currently the Global Managing Director for Content Production, Valuation Services and Quality Assurance at Thomson Reuters, based in New York.

October 16th, 23rd, 30th: Dyson Workshops

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Career Preparation Workshop (10/16):


Negotiation Workshop (10/23):


Understanding Personality Types (10/30):


October 16th Deadline: CGI U 2016 Early Decision

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October 16th: Cadent Consulting Full Time Position (SENIORS ONLY)

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Cadent Consulting Group is currently recruiting at Cornell and has a posting up on Handshake at https://cornell.joinhandshake.com/jobs/129049. They will be holding on-campus interviews on Monday, October 26th.

Cadent is a marketing and sales consulting company located in Wilton, CT. They work mainly with consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies and are currently hiring for their Business Analyst position. They are looking for students interested/experienced in business, marketing, economics, statistics, and/or data analysis.

If you have questions about the Business Analyst position, please contact: Lydia Anglin, Professional Chair.

October 16th: DPE Lunch & Learn

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM
McManus Lounge

This event requires an RSVP.

Join DPE for lunch and take advantage of an opportunity to engage with visiting Cornell Engineering alumni in an informal atmosphere where they can share their personal and/or professional experiences with you. Join DPE for lunch and take advantage of an opportunity to engage with visiting Cornell Engineering alumni in an informal atmosphere where they can share their personal and/or professional experiences with you.

Contact info: Diversity Programs in Engineering
Contact Phone: 607.255.6403
Contact email: dpeng@cornell.edu

October 17th: Persistence on the Path to Success

Interested in meeting successful College of Human Ecology alumni?

Want to learn more about careers in your field of interest?

Currently exploring your career interests?

The College of Human Ecology Association for Students of Color Presents:

21st Annual Alumni-Student Forum: “Persistence on the Path to Success”

The forum will include a keynote address, panel discussion, and workshops featuring four distinguished College of Human Ecology alumni in the following areas:

Public Health
Business/ Entrepreneurship

The presenters will speak with students about different paths to success, share information about career planning, and discuss life after Cornell.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

9:00am - 2:00pm

Martha Van Rensellaer Hall

Room G71

**Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided**

This event is open to ALL Cornell students!

For all inquiries contact:

Cajay Jacobs (Career Development Chair) csj52@cornell.edu

October 18th Deadline: JP Morgan Winning Women (Sophomores & Junior Women ONLY)

Our Winning Women Undergraduate Experience is designed to educate female college sophomores and juniors about Asset Management businesses within J.P. Morgan. For the past 160 years, our Asset Management business has been a global leader in providing world-class investment and wealth management solutions to institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail clients. Asset Management is comprised of Global Wealth Management and Global Investment Management.

The Experience will provide you with a clear understanding of the way our business works and how you can contribute to the team as an Analyst. This could lead to an offer for the Asset Management Summer Program in 2016.

The Winning Women Undergraduate Experience is open to female sophomores and juniors from all majors who are interested in Asset Management and who meet the GPA minimum of a 3.2.

To participate in the Winning Women Experience, you'll need to demonstrate intelligence, ambition and an interest in financial services. We're looking for strong communicators with solid analytical, quantitative and technical skills. This is a fast-paced, team-oriented environment, which requires excellent time management skills and attention to detail.

Event Location: J.P. Morgan Headquarters (NYC)

Event Date: November 20, 2015

Deadline: Please APPLY HERE by Sunday, October 18th.

**AMAZING opportunity! Please reach out to Lydia Anglin, Professional Chair, with any questions.

October 18th Deadline: Morgan Stanley Summer Investment Banking Internship (JUNIORS ONLY)


Morgan Stanley is a worldwide leader in investment banking. We are one of the top firms in mergers & acquisitions (M&A), underwriting of equity transactions, corporate debt issuance, and high-yield debt financing. With professionals in 30 countries, we are consistently recognized for our performance in traditional and innovative financing techniques, helping clients around the world to make decisions about their business strategy and financial structure.


Summer Analysts are hired into the New York office and will be placed into one of the industry coverage groups or into Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). Opportunities are also available in our regional offices in Calgary, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Menlo Park, San Francisco and Toronto. During the 10‑week program, Summer Analysts experience the culture and atmosphere of Morgan Stanley by assuming the role of a Full-time Analyst, working on a variety of corporate transactions and taking significant responsibility for the delivery of projects.


  • You are a current junior undergraduate student.
  • You have a strong interest in financial services.
  • You are analytical, quantitative, a leader, a team player, results driven, a multi-tasker, possess a strong work ethic, have excellent oral and written communication skills and a positive attitude.

Students must apply online at www.morganstanley.com/campus as well as through their school’s on-campus system.

October 18th Deadline: Ewing Scholarship

This award was established in 2015 to support Cornell's commitment to promote innovation in community-engaged and real-world learning. Receive up to $2000 for your project!

The Ewing Family Service Award hopes to support and foster student, faculty and administrative leadership and social responsibility within the Cornell campus community in much the same way that other programs foster public service with the community beyond the campus. Students, faculty and staff are eligible to apply.

For more information and to apply visit our website. You will need to submit a letter of recommendation with your application. Deadline to apply is October 16, 2015.

October 19th Deadline: Sign-up for a Coffee Chat with BlackRock

BlackRock, Inc. is trusted to manage more money than any other asset management firm, and our business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to the parents and grandparents, the doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us.

We work only for our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them insight about what to do with their money and the products and services that can help them plan for a better financial future. That's why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.

We will be on Cornell's campus during the end of October and will be hosting coffee chats to meet with interested students. Spots are available on a first come, first serve basis. Register HERE.

**To all who are unaware, please understand that this is an amazing opportunity! Attendees will receive one-on-one attention with a BlackRock recruiter who can answer all pending questions.

October 20th: Debunking Myths About Getting Into Medical School

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October 21st: Master Your Future (MYF) - What Are You Doing Next Summer?

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 at 4:45 - 6:00 PM
Olin Hall 155

This event requires an RSVP.

Want to learn more about Co-ops, Internships, Study Abroad, Research, and the Kessler Fellows Program?

Come hear from a panel of students who have successfully integrated one or more of these into their engineering curriculum!

Contact info: Diversity Programs in Engineering
Contact Phone: 607.255.6403
Contact email: dpeng@cornell.edu

October 27th: Engineering Programs Study Abroad Info Sessions

Engineering Programs Study Abroad Info Sessions

Are you an Engineering student thinking about studying abroad? Attend an info session to get help to think through the study abroad process, have questions answered about policies and procedures, and get assistance in planning your curriculum:

Wednesday, October 27 @ 4:45 pm, Olin 155

October 27th: Strategic Planning Group at American Express Presentation (Juniors ONLY)

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Key Events:

  • AXP Presentation – join us to learn more about working in SPG and our dynamic team!
  • Office Hours – sign up for a 20-minute timeslot with a representative from SPG on Handshake by October 18th at 5pm
  • SPG Intern On-Campus Interviews – to be considered for a summer analyst role, please submit your resume and cover letter by Friday, January 8, 2015 at 11:59 pm.
  • SPG intern on-campus interviews will be conducted on Tuesday, February 2, 2015.

For more information, please contact Sasha Reznikova at aleksandra.reznikova@aexp.com.

SPG is unable to hire or sponsor students who do not already have U.S. work authorization.

October 28th: Deutsche Bank Different Dimension Panel Discussion and Networking Event

Come to our event and discover how thinking differently about a career at a global universal bank can bring a different dimension to your future and ours.

Our industry is changing, and as one of the longest standing names in finance, we're leading the transition. We have a vision for Deutsche Bank's place in the world's economy and are aligning our company values and culture to help make our vision a reality. Join us and learn about every dimension of our business and the agile minds at its heart.

Date: Wednesday, October 28th

Time: 6:15pm– 8:15pm

Location: Cornell University, Statler Ballroom

To register for this event, please click HERE.

Attire: Business Professional

Divisions attending: Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Global Transaction Banking, Group Technology & Operations, and Human Resources

Discover graduate careers with a difference at db.com/careers

October 30th Deadline: 2016 HACU National Internship Program

This year, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is excited to announce we will be partnering with the following corporations to place students in our 2016 CHNIP Summer Session. This is a paid internship program, which provides roundtrip airfare and assistance in finding housing for out state placements. If you are interested in participating in our program please submit your resume for early review to chnip@hacu.net (subject line: Name, Major) and complete your official internship application at www.hacu.net/hnip.

The early deadline is October 30, 2015.

American Student Assistance

BBVA Compass (Birmingham & TX)

Chick-fil-A (Atlanta headquarters)


Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas


Harris Corporation

Hormel (Austin, MN)

Lockheed and Martin


Goldman Sachs (NY & Salt Lake City)

We will be reviewing resumes for the following majors for corporate placement: Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Network Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Biological Sciences, Statistics, Agriculture, Human Resources, Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts.

November 1st Deadline: PPIA Junior Summer Institute Program

The PPIA Program prepares undergraduates to be competitive candidates for top degree programs in the fields of public policy, public administration or international affairs. Accepted students participate in an intensive, 7-week, academic program during the summer before their senior year on one of the following Junior Summer Institute (JSI) campuses:

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Princeton University
  • University of Michigan
  • University of California, Berkeley

The snapshot of eligibility criteria is at http://www.ppiaprogram.org/ppia/what-we-do/junior-summer-institutes/eligibility-benefits/.

The deadline for application to the 2016 summer institutes is November 1, 2015. Applications can be submitted through the PPIA website, at: www.ppiaprogram.org.

Benefits of Participation

  • Full tuition at a PPIA Junior Summer Institute.
  • Eligibility to receive assistance with travel expenses.
  • A stipend of up to $1,500 (funding determined by each JSI).
  • University housing with a meal plan.
  • Books and related course materials at your JSI.
  • Each JSI may offer additional benefits, such as GRE preparation, at their discretion. Please check with each JSI about any additional benefits.
  • Minimum of a one-time $5,000 scholarship at a PPIA graduate school if admitted for a Master's degree. PPIA Fellows often receive financial offers above and beyond this minimum from their graduate program.
  • Fee waiver when applying to schools that are members of the PPIA Graduate School Consortium.

November 1st Deadline: Write for IMARA Magazine

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November 8th Deadline: McKinsey Sophomore Diversity Leaders Internship (Sophomores ONLY)

Our Sophomore Diversity Leaders Internship program provides a highly select group of Black and/or Hispanic/Latino undergraduate students first-hand experience with consulting at McKinsey & Company. Candidates who are currently college sophomores at U.S. universities are eligible to apply.

As part of this unique program, Diversity Sophomore Interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Work in Atlanta, BTO (all locations), Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Minneapolis, Montreal, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Stamford, Toronto, or Washington DC
  • Build critical new skills within a training program specifically designed for the Diversity Sophomore Leaders Internship program

At the end of the summer, successful interns will receive an offer to join us as a Summer Business Analyst for the following summer between their junior and senior years.

Ideal candidates should possess the following attributes:

  • Sophomores who plan to graduate in the spring of 2018
  • Strong commitment to excellence and personal and professional growth
  • Outstanding academic performance and an aptitude for analytics
  • Initiative-taking and leadership skills in a work setting and/or extracurricular activities
  • Resourceful, intellectually curious, empathetic, poised, high energy and mature
  • Genuine interest in a business and find problem solving exhilarating
  • Enjoy working in teams

Your resume does not need to be tailored for McKinsey, but we encourage you to highlight teamwork and leadership experiences from both high school and college. Examples may include work with student government, varsity sports, or a debate team. Additionally, please list on your resume any scholarships and awards that you received in high school and/or college (e.g., National Honor Society, National AP Scholar, Gates Millennium Scholar–this list is not exhaustive).

The deadline for the 2016 Sophomore Diversity Leaders Internship program is Sunday, November 8 at 11:59 pm ET. To apply, please click here.

**This is an amazing, but highly competitive program. Please reach out to Lydia Anglin, Professional Chair, for further details

Jopwell is an online hiring platform (like a Linkedin meets Match.com meets an exclusive Resume Book) connecting Black, Latino / Hispanic, and Native American students with internships and full-time jobs at top companies committed to diversity initiatives, including Facebook, MasterCard, McKesson, and McKinsey & Company, in addition to several large healthcare and financial firms.

Sophomore, Lydia Anglin, is now the official Cornell University Jopwell Campus Ambassador and will serve as the connection between Jopwell's mission and the campus population. Contact her at: LMA86@cornell.edu with any questions or to set up office hours.

Jopwell.com gives minority candidates:

  • The Power of Access: Job seekers connect and communicate with recruiters right from their computers.
  • Information: Jopwell gives candidates the opportunity to learn about a variety of industries and companies, and their diversity efforts, all in one place.
  • User Profile: Users can create a free profile in under five minutes that does more than just showcase their resumes—it allows them to tell their stories and differentiate themselves.
  • Available Opportunities: Jopwell lists available job opportunities for internships, entry-level, and experienced positions directly on the employer page.
  • A Focus on Diversity: Jopwell seeks out partners that understand that diversity in the workforce leads to stronger companies. Minority candidates can have confidence that their new employers know the value they bring to the table.




Join Today: jopwell.com/share/LYDIA12

Support Black Entrepreneurs!

Introducing Cornellian Nicole Mensa and WoNoNi Cosmetics!

W) N) Ni is a cosmetic company focused on Shea butter products. W) N) Ni means Things That Are Indigenously Ours in Ga, one of the local Ghanaian languages. The name inspired by a need to encourage Ghanaians, and Africans to use what is indigenously ours.

When it comes to skin, our number one product Shea Gold is a locally made organic body butter. It contains natural Shea butter, coconut oil, and almond oil. Not only is it a good moisturizer, Shea Gold has proven to have several healing properties. It helps soften the skin, heal sunburns, and prevent stretch marks and wrinkles.

Looking to buy some W) N) Ni Products?

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Send Us Information About Upcoming Professional Opportunities!

If you are aware of any upcoming professional opportunities within a variety of industries and collegiate majors, please reach out to Lydia Anglin at LMA86@Cornell.edu to have them featured in LFDS' rundown.