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A3C Programs

The Cornell A3C provides a variety of signature programs and annual events to the campus community!

A3C Undergraduate Internship Program (for undergraduate students only)

Interested in identity-based work, social justice, community building? Potentially looking at a career in multicultural/diversity affairs or higher education? This internship could be for you. The A3C selects a group of interns to help organize and run the center's activities. Hiring begins at the beginning of the academic year. These positions are expected to work between 3-5 hours per week and are paid. We are currently not hiring for the 2019-20 academic year.

A3C Graduate Interns (for graduate students only)

Interested in identity-based work, social justice, community building? Looking to lead our Undergraduate Internship Program or CLIMB Program? This internship could be for you! Hiring begins at the beginning of the academic year. These positions are expected to work between 5-7 hours per week and are paid. We are currently not hiring for the 2019-20 academic year.

APID/A (Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi/American) Graduation CelebrAsian

During the spring semester, the APID/A Graduation Ceremony CelebrAsian is a pre-commencement event to honor and celebrate APID/A students’ academic achievements and leadership at Cornell! We recognize the 125+ students whose graduation occurred during the Fall 2019 through Summer 2020 academic year. Due to COVID-19, this event has been cancelled for this semester. 

APID/A (Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi/American) New Student Block Party

The APID/A New Student Block Party is the kick off event for the Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi/American (APID/A) community each academic year. We are excited to welcome all of the new APID/A students (first-year college and transfer) along with any students that are interested in getting involved with an APID/A interest student organization to Cornell! The event features tabling and performances from 55+ APID/A student organizations, ice cream, insomnia cookies, and entertainment. The event date for 2020-21 academic year will be announced during the spring 2020 semester.

CommUNITY Series 

The 5-week CommUNITY Series will engage participants' in an examination of social and identity-based issues that affect Asian, Pacific, Islander, Desi American (APIDA) identities. Weekly sessions will include a variety of discussion topics ranging from APIDA history and immigration to mental health, racial solidarity, and more. Dinner will be provided every other week, and snacks will be delivered right to your door! This is a great opportunity to meet new friends, connect with your community, and engage in meaningful conversation. 

Be-Coming Lunch Series

In partnership with the Asian American Studies Program, the A3C hosts the Be-Coming Lunch Series. Be-Coming features undergraduate and graduate student speakers who enact their academic passions outside of the classroom. Come enjoy a catered lunch while listening to students talk about their exceptional research and work, inside and outside the academic setting.