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Catherwood Library: International Research Portal
The International Information links from this Portal are designed to lead the researcher and practitioner to the most reliable and fundamental information sources available in matters related to Industrial and Labor Relations. To assist in this process some sources have been grouped into categories such as Best Regional Sites, including Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and Key State Department Sites.
Centers reporting to the Vice Provost for International Relations
The work of the Office of the Vice Provost for International Relations (OVPIR) has steadily evolved in order to reach its goal of "Bringing Cornell to the World and the World to Cornell." In addition to its other cored duties, the OVPIR oversees the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell Abroad, and the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD).
CIEN - Cornell International Education Network
The Cornell International Education Network (CIEN) was formed in 1991:
- To promote professional development among staff and faculty working with international students and US students studying abroad,
- To share information and resources, and
- To plan and implement intercultural training programs for faculty, staff, and students.
Here's a great way to experience countries and cultures around the globe without leaving Ithaca. Pick up a Passport at the Cornell Cinema box office at either Willard Straight Theater or Uris Auditorium during show times, or from the Cornell Cinema Office at 104 Willard Straight Hall any weekday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Throughout the year Cornell Cinema features a wide array of foreign films and with the passport, every fifth foreign film is free!
Cornell Educational Resources in International Studies
The Cornell Einaudi Center for International Studies in partnership with Area Programs is committed to extending its resources to the wider community. Outreach programs in International Studies offer post-secondary conferences, professional development opportunities for teachers, public programming, business workshops, speakers bureaus, and much more.
Cornell Global Labor Institute
The Cornell Global Labor Institute (GLI) offers a unique venue for unions at the local, national and global level to work together to strengthen labor's response to the challenges posed by globalization. The goal of the Institute is to help union officers, staff and activists gain a deeper understanding of the policies and institutions that shape today's world and assist in bringing unionists based in different countries in contact with each other for meaningful discussion on strategy and policy.
Cornell Travel Resources
Click here for a comprehensive list of travel-related information and services offered directly through Cornell offices.
CyberTower (CT), which provides a Web-based portal to Cornell_s fine teaching and learning resources at no cost to its participants. Available to audiences around the world, CT is an online program that gives alumni, prospective students, and others access to Cornell's best professors at any time and from virtually anywhere. CT currently features study rooms on topics from archaeology, history, and literature to nutrition, engineering, and paleontology.
External Travel Resources
The links below will take you off the Cornell Gateway website to external sites critical to travel registration and safety as well as to sites that just supply useful information.
Faculty / Staff Directory
Cornell has an online directory of faculty, staff and students that offers the most up-to-date contact information for finding Cornell people.
Expectations of Faculty/Staff Team Leaders
Faculty/Staff members leading student trips abroad are agents of the university while performing the assigned duties. Faculty/Staff leaders are expected to abide by university policies, U.S. law as well as external laws and regulations, including but not limited to those of ethical behavior, confidentiality, financial responsibility and drug use. Due diligence, good communication, common sense, careful planning, and reasonableness are keys to a successful international experience.
Funding for International Activities
Cornell encourages international activity and provides some limited resources to promote international activities for its faculty and students. Below is a selection of these funding sources.
ILR Community Grant
ILR International Programs (IP) is pleased to announce a small grant program for members of the ILR community (faculty, extension associates, staff, and students) for international activities. This program is not intended to be used to fund individual research or travel. Rather, it is designed to help provide funding for international activities that involve MULTIPLE constituents of the ILR School (faculty, students, alumni, labor, management, governments), while simultaneously raising ILR's international profile.
ILR International Studies Expert
Cornell ILR faculty possess in-depth knowledge and expertise about the world of work. Listed are the broad categories that constitute the interdisciplinary study of workplace issues including many internationally related fields. Read through the list to learn more about what we do, then click on the links to identify an expert who can answer your questions or provide the assistance that will help you and/or your organization.
ILR Visiting Fellow Program
Each year the ILR Visiting Fellow Program welcomes scholars from around the world to pursue research interests in industrial and labor relations.
International and Comparative Labor Department
The Department of International and Comparative Labor is concerned with industrial and labor relations systems and labor markets in other parts of the world. Our world-renowned faculty members are authorities on the labor-markets of Western Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa and bring this knowledge to bear on the courses they teach as they prepare their students to understand the global marketplace.
Jeffrey Sean Lehman Fund for Scholarly Exchange with China
The Vice Provost for International Relations welcomes applications for the annual competition of the Jeffrey Sean Lehman Fund for Scholarly Exchange with China. Established in honor of former President Lehman's commitment to fostering Cornell_s global linkages, and in particular to building partnerships with Chinese universities, the Jeffrey Sean Lehman Fund supports exchanges and/or research collaborations between Cornell faculty and graduate students and their counterparts at China's major research universities. For details and deadlines, please click on link above.
For students, it's never too early to start planning your networking strategy. For current faculty, staff, and alumni it's never too late.
Process for Establishing an International Agreement
This process outlines the general flow of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Last updated 1/10/13.
Provost's International Research Internship Program (PIRIP)
The Provost’s International Research Internship Program (PIRIP) is designed to allow qualifying international students (undergrad or graduate) to conduct research on campus under the direction of a member of the Cornell faculty for periods of six-months or less.