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Recruiting Timelines

Prior to submitting a request, we suggest that you review Cornell’s  student and employer deadlines associated with interview dates. See Cornell’s Recruiting Calendar for additional information. 

FALL 2021 RECRUITING CALENDAR

Fall Recruiting Period: September 13-December 3
Information Sessions Begin: August 27

No On-Campus Interviews or Other Event Scheduled (All Offices)

Rosh Hashanah (begins sundown on September 6)
September 6-8

Yom Kippur (begins sundown on September 15)
September 15-16

Fall Break
October 9-12

Thanksgiving Break
November 24-28

Other Dates to Consider when Scheduling

Election Day
November 2

Veteran's Day (observed)
November 11

Dates Allowed for Off-Campus Interviews/Second-Rounds and Other Employer Events

Fridays, beginning September 24 (with three day notice)
September 24 and October 1, 8

Fall Break
October 9-12

Any day, with three business days notice
Beginning October 11

Career Fairs (See Resources)

University Career Fair Days
September 1-2

ILR Career Fair
TBD

Real Estate Career Fair (participation by invitation only)
September 21

Hospitality Career Fair (participation by invitation only)
October 19

SPRING 2022 RECRUITING CALENDAR

Spring Recruiting Period: January 26-May 6
Note: For positions starting Summer 2022, Information Sessions can be scheduled starting February 8, 2021 and job postings can be approved starting April 1, 2021. 

No On-Campus Interviews or Other Event Scheduled (All Offices)

February Break
February 26-March 3

Spring Break
April 3-10

Other Dates to Consider when Scheduling

Super Bowl
February 6

Passover
April 15-22

Good Friday (Easter, April 17)
April 15

Dates Allowed for Off-Campus Interviews/Second-Rounds and Other Employer Events

Beginning February 28
Any day, with three business days notice

Career Fairs (See Resources)

University-Wide All Industries Career Fair
TBD

SCJ College of Business Spring Career Fair
March 22

Social Justice Career Fair

TBD