162 Olin Hall · Cornell University · Ithaca, NY 14853

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ESC Spring Career Fair

Career Fair Web Page

Hosted by: Engineering Student Council

Monday February 16, 2009 9am – 3pm Barton Hall

Cost: $300
Registration Deadline: January 16, 2009
Cost includes one 2.5×6 table, breakfast and lunch for 3 attendees.

Early Bird Registration Cost: $275 Deadline: November 30, 2008

Late Registration Cost: $325 Deadline: January 31, 2009,

In 2008 over 119 employers attended and were greeted by 1000 students seeking full time, intern and co-op positions!


All materials should be shipped between January 2 –February 15 to:

Cornell University
PDC Warehouse
321 Palm Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

The day of the fair, packages will be transported from storage and delivered to Barton Hall at 6am. For return shipment, FedEx, DHL, and UPS will pick up packages in designated areas in the back of Barton Hall at 4 pm. Your packages must be securely closed and prepaid return shipment labels firmly affixed.


Checks: Should be made payable to Engineering Student Council and mailed by January 16, 2009, and sent to:

Engineering Student Council
c/o Engineering Career Services
201 Carpenter Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

written in memo/details section: ESC Career Fair

Credit Card: Goggle Checkout: ecouncil.cornell

For a W9 email Matt Stratton at [email protected]

Tax Exempt number: 150532082

Networking Event

The Networking Event is on February 16 from 7-10 pm in the Statler Hotel Ballroom.
Pre-Registration is required, contact: ESC ([email protected])
Employer Fee is: $50
Student Fee is: $5, student tickets are available beginning February 2, 2009 in Duffield Hall.

The Networking Event will be a happy-hour sort of event with light refreshments. It provides an additional opportunity for employers and students to talk to each other. This event replaces the Networking Dinner that was done in prior years.

Info Sessions, Interview Rooms and Posting Jobs

Information Sessions
Many employers will want to do info sessions while they are on campus, you are encouraged to contact a student group on this list to host your event.

Interview Rooms
Many employers will want to conduct interviews the day after the fair of students they meet at the fair, as well as from resumes they receive from jobs they post through the career office. There is a limited number of interview rooms available, therefore it is important that you make your reservations early by contacting Ami Stuart at 607-255-1069, or emailing [email protected]

Posting Jobs
It is very beneficial for employers to advertise their open positions in conjunction with the career fair, posting jobs to Cornell students is easy and free! Please review the following website for more information:

Travel and Parking

Air Travel

Ithaca Airport (ITH) is located 8 minutes from campus.

Syracuse Airport (SYR) is located 1 hour, 17 minutes from campus.

From NYC
We suggest the Campus-to-Campus luxury bus service. The bus provides twice daily non-stop service between Weill Cornell Medical College & the Cornell Club (near Grand Central Station) and Cornell’s Ithaca Campus. Arrival/Departure locations include: Sage Hall and North Campus. The bus has wireless Internet and AC/DC power, as well as coffee, snacks and work space.

Ground Transportation

Ithaca Airline Limousine: (607)273-3030
Ithaca Dispatch Inc (taxi service): (607)277-7777 or (607)277-2227

Visitor parking is very limited, we suggest that you use one of the transportation services listed below to get to and from campus or use any hotel shuttle services provided. If you are staying at the Statler Hotel on campus you can use their valet service. We have a limited number of parking permits available for the Hoy Parking Garage, these will be provided on a first-come first serve basis, with a one permit per company limit.

Please send a SASE to receive your 1 complimentary parking permit by February 6, 2009 to:

Engineering Student Council
c/o Cornell University
162 Olin Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Additional passes can be purchased at one of the many info booths upon arrival to campus.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Statler Hotel located on the Cornell Campus.
The Statler is located across the street from Barton Hall. Please call: (607)257-2500 for reservations and let them know you are with ‘Engineering Student Council’ prior to January 16, 2009.

Additional Hotels near Cornell
Hilton Garden Inn (Shuttle service to Cornell available)
130 East Seneca Street
Ithaca, NY
(607) 277-8900

Best Western University Inn (Shuttle service to Cornell available)
1020 Ellis Hollow Rd
Ithaca, NY‎
(607) 272-6100

Holiday Inn
222 South Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY‎

Homewood Suites
36 Cinema Drive
Ithaca, NY

Career Fair Agenda

 6.00 am: All packages delivered to Barton Hall

 7:00 am: Barton Hall opens for employers to begin set up, please use the west entrance to Barton (Entrance that faces Teagle Hall and Lynah Rink).

7:30 am: Breakfast is available to recruiters at the Statler Hotel

 9 am: Official start of fair

 11am-1pm: Lunch is available for Employers

For employers who are alone, a box lunch can be delivered to you at your booth, simply complete an order form in the morning when you arrive at Barton Hall.

 3 pm: Official end of Fair

 4 pm: FedEx, DHL, and UPS arrive to pick up packages