The Graduate School’s Recruitment Office is committed to promoting graduate study at Cornell. Our staff serves as the liaison to all prospective students, especially those from diverse backgrounds and populations traditionally underrepresented in graduate education. Please use the links below to learn more about what the Recruitment Office and our personnel have to offer you. For additional questions or concerns, please contact Anitra McCarthy, director of recruitment, at


Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Summer research opportunity programs are designed to introduce eligible undergraduates to leading scholars at the nation’s top research universities. Participating undergraduates produce graduate level research with faculty guidance over an eight- to- ten week period in the summer. Funding is often provided.

Applications are typically due in December/January. More information here.