Every Wednesday 11am - 1pm there is free coffee, tea and snacks in the Undergraduate Econ Lounge (Uris 477)

If you ever have any questions, feel free to reach out by email (sls499@cornell.edu)

Vol 15 Issue 5                                                               
April 6th, 2015
The Need-to-Knows for Economics Undergraduates
Happenings| Career/Academic Advice | Opportunities
Important Dates 
April 13th,     HCEC Mock Interview Madness 
April 14th,     Equal Pay Day
    4:30pm Susan Athey - George Staller Lecture  (305 Ives)
                   4:30pm Salary & Benefits Negotiations (280 MVR) 
April 15th,     Undergraduate Research Fair (Willard Straight Hall)
                   4:35pm Intro to Graduate School Application Process (103 Barnes) 
April 20th-22nd - ECON WEEK (see details below)

Sophomores - You should consider attending one of the many Alumni Career Conversations!

UEC Transition
Monique, signing off. Sarah, signing on.

It has been a pleasure working with Economics for the last year but it is time for me to move on to sunny California to pursue a PhD in Math Education at Stanford. 


But I will be leaving you in the capable hands of Sarah Schupp, who has already hit the ground running! She went to Elon University in North Carolina where she developed a love of hot sauce, volleyball and higher education. She is going to be an amazing resource for study abroad, career advice and helping you find what you need! 

She can't wait to meet you and you should stop by Uris 492 to say hello or email her at sls499@cornell.edu.

ECON Week is coming!
All things Economics!


Econ Week is happening yet again! Organized every spring, Econ Week is a highly informational and interactive source of everything you need to know about Economics at Cornell! Whether you are planning to major in Economics, or looking for career and graduate school opportunities, Econ Week is where you want to be!


Monday April 20th - The Econ Major

There are so many paths through the major, come for a brief overview of the Economics Major at Cornell led by current undergraduates followed by a description of the different paths available to majors.

Tuesday April 21st - Career Guide 101: Exploring Careers in Economics / Business / Finance

Get a chance to talk to student panelists who have interned in a variety of fields, including Finance, Consulting, and Entrepreneurship and learn how to navigate your way through these opportunities.  

Wednesday April 22nd - Economics Department Meet and Greet

This will be your chance to talk to professors and current upperclassmen from various subfields of Economics and learn about their work and research, and receive guidance. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

If you want to volunteer to help, contact Adiwid (Boom) Devahastin Na Ayudhya, President of Cornell Economics Society, at ad584@cornell.edu!  Boom is especially looking for majors who are doing an honors thesis and students who have competed an economics internship.   

April 14 - Equal Pay Day

Learn more about the history of the day  here.   Seniors, start thinking about your negotiation skills - A small percentage of college women negotiate their salaries, which can effect your pay for the rest of your career!



Book Project Wrap Up
It's over, so how did it go?

Over 100 students picked up the book.


50 students attended small group discussions.


Over 150 students attended Barry Nalebuff's lecture.


Success! Hopefully we have enough interest to do it again next year! Want to give your feedback about how to make it better? 


Take the survey.

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated! It was truly a great experience and a unique opportunity for undergraduates. 

As usual, see below for Economics-related opportunities . . .