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CAHRS is the Cornell Connection for HR Executives, Faculty and Students

CONNECT… with key HR executives from more than 55 leading-edge global companies for HR, and interact with the world-class faculty members and students who comprise Cornell's acclaimed under graduate and masters HR programs.

EDUCATE… your teams by sharing knowledge with CAHRS partners at a multitude of major events in both the United States (U.S.) and non-U.S. locations. HR professionals at various levels exchange best practices as well as new strategies and programs with thought-leaders from Cornell.

ACHIEVE… by participating in a host of ongoing research projects ranging from surveys of emerging events to in-depth studies of future-oriented issues - all in the interest of advancing and enhancing the practice of HR in today's organizations.

The Cornell Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies(CAHRS) is the world's leading between industry and academia, devoted to global human resource management. The CAHRS partnership connects leading companies to:

Cornell University,

the ILR School,

and leading faculty, students and intellectual leaders throughout the world.

Interested in learning more? Download the CAHRS brochure.

Want to discuss membership? Contact us at CAHRS@cornell.edu

To maximize your company's ability to leverage all CAHRS has to offer, check out the Key Company Roles.


Be sure to download:

CAHRS Playbook (see below for some specific items in which you may have an interest): 

You're a CAHRS Partner - now what?

To learn all the ways you can leverage your partner membership, and check out the Key Company Roles to assign to for the best success with CAHRS!


  • Download the Benefits of CAHRS Membership to distribute this information to your team
  • To sign up for the CAHRS eNews, watch this CAHRSflash
  • If you'd like to distribute CAHRS eNews information to your team in text format, download this description
  • Download the Leveraging CAHRS Research page
  • Watch this CAHRSflash on how to take advantage of the CAHRS web site
  • This CAHRSflash describes how to Submit Questions to be researched by Cornell students each Fall
  • Take a look at this CAHRSflash describing one of our most popular benefits - Working Groups
  • Use this Communications Calendar to plan out when you will receive information to share internally
  • This clip describes how your top HR leader can network with ILR students
  • Cornell also offers ways to connect with ILR students via guest lecture opportunities
  • The CAHRS benchmarking benefit outlined in this CAHRSflash allows CAHRS partners to discuss current HR issues
  • Every fall, CAHRS hosts a partner meeting, where members share lessons learned and current challenges surrounding a specific topic, as described here