Cornell students are generous with their time and talents in supporting health initiatives and pursuing health-related experience on and off campus.
Through Gannett, we provide two opportunities:
On campus, check out organizations, opportunities, and like-minded people through:
- Cornell Career Services (including the Health Careers Program)
- Dean of Students Office
- Office of Student and Community Support
- Student Leadership, Engagement and Campus Activities (SLECA)
- Public Service Center
- Student Disability Services
In the local community, you will find many opportunities for applying your talents and gaining experience through health-related organizations.
- The Human Services Coalition of Tompkins County maintains a comprehensive, up-to-date database of government, non-profit and educational agencies and programs that serve the Tompkins and Cortland county area. Visit the services directory to learn more about organizations in our area that support health and wellbeing.
- The Ithaca Health Alliance is a non-profit community organization with a mission to "to facilitate access to health care for all, with a focus on the needs of the uninsured." IHA depends on dedicated volunteers (including Cornell students) for all dimensions of their important work:
- Ithaca Free Clinic
- Ithaca Health Fund
- Community Health Education
Learn more about opportunities and complete the online application at http://www.ithacahealth.org/volunteer.html.
- The Skorton Center for Health Initiatives provides leadership for university councils that address campus health concerns and priorities.
- The Student Health Plan Advisory Committee studies and provides recommendations related to Cornell's health insurance requirement and the coverage provided by the Student Health Plan.
- The Student Health Fee Advisory Committee studies and provides recommendations related to the Cornell Student Health Fee.