About Us

Chris Watkins, CCE Director

Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.

Strategic Plan

Supported by a federal, state, and local government partnership, the national land grant system, and Cornell University, CCE's professional staff engages New Yorkers in research, outreach and educational programs that transform communities.

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Local Offices

With a presence in every county and New York City, CCE puts research into practice by providing high-value educational programs and university-based resources that help solve real-life problems.

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CCE employment opportunities are available throughout New York State and on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York.

External applicants visit CCE Careers to search current opportunities. (See PDF iconApplying for a Job - External Candidates for additional instructions).

Internal applicants apply via Workday under the Career, Talent & Performance section.

Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

Questions? Email the recruiter listed on the job posting or email us at:  cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.


Cornell Cooperative Extension is committed to diversity, equal opportunity and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures and practices through its affiliation with Cornell University, and as a part of the national extension system through the United States Department of Agriculture.  

CCE's mission, vision and values are entrenched in the principles of diversity, equal opportunity and affirmative action, and provide the foundation from which we operate.