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Cornell Gets a Jump Start on Recruiting Tech Talent to NYC

"CORNELL STUDENTS, WE WANT YOU! ...TO WORK AT NYC START-UPS" and also maybe apply to our grad school in 2015, pls?

2798890557 6 Cornell Gets a Jump Start on Recruiting Tech Talent to NYCCornell isn’t wasting any time laying the ground work for its new avuncular role in the New York tech ecosystem. Tomorrow afternoon, the university is hosting a startup career panel in Ithaca called the “NYC Tech Talent Draft,” featuring founders, CEOs, and CTOs from Made In NYC() startups like ZocDoc, TechStars’ ChatID, Yipit, Birchbox, Pivotal Labs, Squarespace, and more.

“CORNELL STUDENTS, WE WANT YOU! …TO WORK AT NYC START-UPS,” the school cheers on its Google+ page. The talk, organized by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, features the founders speaking “candidly” about their entrepreneurial experiences and describing a day in the life of their startups. Making nice with the neighbors before you’ve even moved in, sounds like someone’s angling for extra credit.

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