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TECHNICAL PROGRAMS – 2015-2017

From 2015-2017, Cornell Tech offered six graduate-level technical programs on campus. While each program has a different subject matter focus, all provide a strong technical foundation, which in conjunction with the Studio curriculum equips Cornell Tech’s graduates to pursue a variety of engineering, analytical and business roles. Over the course of the last three years, Cornell Tech’s technical program graduates who sought full-time employment or summer internships sustained a 100% employment rate within three months of graduation.

Prospective students should note that past outcomes are not predictive of the future ones.

ONE YEAR PROGRAMS

Master in Computer Science

The following information excludes beta CS class graduates ( 2014).

Note: Other paths include graduates returning to their pre-CT employers, pursing fellowships and/or other personal, non-degree related interests or continuing their education. Percentages on the charts may not add up to 100% due to rounding.

More than 90% of the job seekers in the last three years accepted Software Developer roles at mature companies or startups, mainly in the tech sector. A small number of graduates accepted data science, business or business oriented roles such as Product Manager, Program Manager, Data Analyst or Data Scientist. Examples of companies that hired Master in Computer Science graduates include Amazon, Bloomberg, Citadel, Datadog, eBay, Facebook, Flatiron Health, Google, IBM Watson, Intersection, Meetup, Microsoft, Oracle, Quora, Uber, Venmo, Wayfair, Wework and others.

ACCEPTED FULL-TIME JOBS BY INDUSTRY AND FUNCTION

Shown in absolute numbers.

Note: n reflects the number of job seekers in each class.

 

POST GRADUATION LOCATION – Master in Computer Science

Majority of CS graduates stayed in the New York city area, regardless of their post-graduation career paths. Commonly, large tech companies extend their full-time offers for a specific location.

Note: the above data includes all graduates regardless of their post-graduation career paths.

 

Master in Operations Research and Information Engineering

The inaugural class of seven graduated in May 2017. All students pursued full-time employment and accepted roles with companies such as Accenture, CKM Advisors, Deloitte Consulting, FabFitFun, LMI, Verizon in either Data Science/Analytics, Software Development or Consulting capacities.

POST GRADUATION LOCATION

Note: the above data includes all graduates regardless of their post graduation career paths

 

TWO YEAR PROGRAMS

Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media and Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech

Since each program’s inception – Connective Media degree in 2015 and Health Tech degree in 2016, 100% of all students who sought summer internships or full-time roles received offers. The majority of students in both programs accepted full-time employment offers upon graduation. 15% of Connective Media 2017 graduates started their own ventures, as well as 17% of the Health Tech inaugural class graduates.

Note: other paths refers to 3 graduates who either pursued fellowships or continued their education.

 

Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media

100% of students who sought full time employment in both 2016 and 2017 received offers and accepted roles with tech companies. More than 90% of graduates accepted Software Development roles each year; in 2016 one student accepted a Product Manager role and in 2017 three students accepted Product or Program Manager roles and one a Data Scientist role. Examples of companies that hired Connective Media graduates include: Airbnb, Amazon, Apple, Digg, Google, Facebook, Airbnb, NYTimes, Verizon and others.

Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech

All students who sought full time employment in the inaugural class of six were able to secure full-time offers upon graduation. Examples of accepted roles included Data Engineer, Product Manager, Software Developer with companies such as WeightWatchers, FabFitFun, Datalogue and others.

Note: other paths is one graduate who continued with pre-CT employment.

 

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS – TWO YEAR PROGRAMS

Most of the students in the two year programs took advantage of summer internships between their first and second years. During the summer Connective Media and Health Tech students worked at mature companies and startups such as Adobe, Airbnb, Amazon, Cleerly Health, Facebook, Google, Liveintent, Oath (formerly AOL), Pfizer etc, most as software developers or product managers.

POST GRADUATION LOCATION – TWO YEAR PROGRAMS

The majority of the two year program graduates accepted full-time roles with companies located in the New York City area. As with all other programs, it is common for several of the large tech companies to extend their full time offers for a specific location.

Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media

Note: the above data includes all graduates regardless of their post graduation career paths

 

Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech

Note: the above data includes all graduates regardless of their post graduation career paths

 COMPENSATION – ALL PROGRAMS

The compensation package at tech companies, where the majority of technical programs graduates accepted roles, depends on the stage of company’s life cycle, the amount of equity granted (and it’s value) as well as specific experiences of a graduate. The salary range for the 2017 graduates across all technical programs who accepted software development positions, was $95,000 – $158,000. In most of cases, offers included equity, sign-on or year-end targeted bonuses and relocation compensation (where applicable) in addition to salary.