Cornell apprenticeship opportunities:

Cornell University is currently looking to hire three plumber apprentices to join the facilities management team in Cornell’s Facilities and Campus Services. The main required qualifications for this job are a high school diploma (or equivalent) and mechanical aptitude for equipment repair and maintenance.

The plumber apprentice job provides the opportunity to learn from and work with journeyperson plumber/pipefitters who take great pride in their work for Cornell University. Working alongside established and knowledgeable journeypersons throughout this apprenticeship will be a valuable contribution to a rewarding work that supports the university’s mission of teaching, research and outreach.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Other Career Exploration and Development Resources:

Local business tours with the Expertise Project

Discover Your Career DNA Career Tools

Match your interest and job titles DNA

Research of careers at NYS CareerZone01

CareerOneStop videos

Pre-K to 8 Health Occupations Career Exploration

New York State Job Bank

New York Hire Now (a microsite with job openings employers are looking to fill immediately)

Xtreme Intern - an educational and career assessment tool designed to assist students in eighth grade through college in recognizing their interests, natural talents and abilities, while applying them to virtual real-world career experiences.

There are two phases of Xtreme Intern. Both phases take 12 to 15 sessions that are 40 minutes each in order to complete one internship area.

  • Cloud City is designed for eighth-graders to 10th-graders to start. The choice of internships is based upon the national Career Cluster Survey and the Talent Preference Code, which is the national John Holland assessment (RIASEC) that all eighth-grade teachers should be using to some degree.

  • Global Planet Solutions is targeted for 11th-graders and up. The choice of internships is based upon the students’ Talent Preference Code, RIASEC.