TST BOCES Career Skills at Cornell

Help us create an encouraging environment for practicing career and communication skills!

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About Us

Do you like helping students? Interested in disability studies? Mentor local high school students while participating in fulfilling and fun activities! Career Skills is a career exploration program at Cornell University designed to teach vocational-related skills to students who have an IEP (individual educational plan). These are students working towards acquiring a CDOS (Career Development Occupational Studies) Commencement Credential or the SACC. Collaborating with the Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, Career Skills provides student exploration of a variety of realistic career options on the Cornell campus. Cornell student mentors will partner with Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga Board of Cooperative Educational Services students and staff to help facilitate this process.

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Sample Activities

  • Communication Skills: practicing introductions, maintaining eye contact, speaking to a group, engaging others in conversation, active listening
  • Career Skills: giving a firm handshake, preparing for an interview, giving 2 weeks' notice
  • Life Skills: trying new things, paying bills, managing a budget, career fair, practicing career related vocabulary
  • Well-Being: rock climbing, cooking (brunch, apple crisp, pizza), watching short films, playing interactive games (uno, geoguessr), drawing games
  • Presentations from guest speakers
  • https://youtu.be/szFaIkbkEtM

Our Schedule

Mentoring Sessions Mondays
9:15-10:15am

Events

Zoom Info Sessions
9/19/22 5:00pm
9/20/22 4:30pm

Our Goal

Mentoring and reflecting with teamwork,  perseverance, and openness in mind.

2022-2023 e-Board

President Megan Chang '23

Vice President Marisa Radulescu '23

Secretary Rhea Munjal '23