Career Explorations

Join us for the 2023 Career Explorations at Cornell from June 27 through June 29.

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4-H Career Explorations

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 10:00 AM - Friday, June 28@ 1:00 PM

4-H Career Explorations aims to expand possibilities for youth by connecting them to Cornell University; sparking interests in careers and career pathways; developing academic, leadership, and life skills; and providing an opportunity to experience college life.

This is a 3-day conference open to all NYS youth entering 8th grade and up. It includes two program tracks: 

University U for teens entering 8th grade and up

Youth are introduced to Cornell through campus tours and explore a variety of topics in six different departmental workshops. Youth are randomly assigned to these UU programs.

Focus for Teens for youth entering 10th grade and up.  Youth spend three days with a specific department. Youth select their Focus for Teens programs and programs are filled first-come, first-serve.

Registration: Opens in April, closes May 15, 2023.

Program Tracks:

University U: teens entering 8th grade and up.

Focus for Teens: teens entering 10th grade and up.

The cost to attend to be determined. 

To register contact the person below representing your county:

Otsego County - Teresa Adell,, 607-547-2536 ext 225 or 607-433-2521.

Schoharie County - Catherine Roberts,, 518-234-4303 ext 113 or 518-296-8310 ext 113.



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Last updated March 27, 2024