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Careers - Non-Academic

Ask Me Anything (AMA) - Thi Nguyenn (Washington U in St. Louis Graduate School) and Fatimah Williams Castro (Beyond the Tenure Track)

Dr. Castro (Cultural Anthropology, 2011) and Dr. Nguyen (Neuroscience, 2010) help PhDs plan and launch successful careers – Nguyen as a graduate career advisor and associate dean at Washington University in St. Louis, and Castro as speaker and career coach to PhDs.

Please follow the link to find out how to join Versatile PhD as well as to follow the event discussions through the forum or via email.

Ask Me Anything (AMA) - Joseph Barber (UPenn Career Center) and Jenny Furlong (CUNY Grad Center Office of Career Planning and Professional Development)

Dr. Furlong (Romance Languages, 2003) and Dr. Barber (Zoology, 2002) help PhDs plan successful careers – Furlong at CUNY Graduate Center and Barber at Penn. Barber maintains an active Zoology presence as consultant, writer and adjunct faculty member, and Furlong is co-author of The Academic Job Search Handbook.

Please follow the link to find out how to join Versatile PhD as well as to follow the event discussions through the forum or via email.

Ask Me Anything (AMA) - Peter Fiske (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Peter Fiske (Ph.D., Geochemistry and Materials Science, 1993) is a seasoned executive with over two decades of experience founding startups and commercializing new technologies. He also wrote the science careers classic, “Put Your Science to WORK!” and regularly speaks to early-career scientists at universities across the country.

Please follow the link to find out how to join Versatile PhD as well as to follow the event discussions through the forum or via email.

Navigate your future series: BEST Careers in… Industry with Kent Göklen

Kent Göklen is a Cornell BEST mentor and GSK's Director of Engineering, Downstream Process Development, in the biopharmaceutical business unit of GlaxoSmithKline in King of Prussia, PA. An alumnus of Cornell and MIT, he will answer your many questions about transitioning from academia into an industry career.

For this and similar events please visit the BEST calendar:  http://best.cornell.edu/index.cfm/events.details?eventID=1315

Career in Pharmaceutical Industry: From Cornell to BMS (Bristol-Myers Squibb)

We invite you to register for Career in Pharmaceutical Industry to hear the career stories and wisdom from Cornell Alumni who now work for BMS:
- Dr. Ron Bates Director Manufacturing Science & Technology
- Dr. Brett Budis Director Quality Compliance
- Dr. Eric Garr Associate Director Life Cycle Management
- Dr. Muris Kobaslija Associate Director Product Strategy
- Dr. Nancy Mackin Associate Director Material Sciences
- Carmen Romero, MBA Director Global Reliability Excellence

GSMU Mentor Orientation

Graduate Students Mentoring Undergraduates (GSMU) strives to establish strong mentoring relationships between underrepresented Cornell graduate and undergraduate students in order to encourage a pursuit of graduate education, and to build a supportive network between and among these graduates and undergraduates.

Exploring Careers Outside of Academia

Are you contemplating a career outside of academia and are unsure about what transferable skills you have or what careers are available to you? If so, you are invited to attend this free workshop to learn what strategies you can take in exploring a career outside of academia.

Co-sponsored by Cornell Career Services, the Office of Postdoctoral Studies

Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch during this session. Open to all graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

Resumes and Career Fair: All you Need to Know

Bring your own lunch to this presentation and learn:
• How to create a professional resume from your multi-page academic CV
• How graduate students and postdocs can use the fall career fairs as an opportunity to learn about employers, build a network of contacts, and explore potential career options.

Co-sponsored by the Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement (OISE), the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, and Cornell Career Services.

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