Careers - Non-Academic
GPWomeN-PCCW Speaker Series presents: "Curiosity: the language of high performance" with Janet Gerhard
This workshop with lunch provided will be on:
GPWomeN-PCCW Speaker Series presents; "How could you possibly derail your career?" with Dr. Cynthia Cuffie
In this seminar, participants will learn:
A panel of individuals representing different types of industry careers will share their advice, pros and cons of working in this environment, and how they transitioned from academia. Come armed with your own questions which will be discussed throughout the session.
Join the ASAP and BEST program to hear about the field of intellectual property. This will be a formal discussion panel featuring patent agents, examiners and attorneys who all started off in a STEM field (science PhDs) and eventually transitioned to patent law. We have a very promising and diverse panel setup, including Cornell’s Intellectual Property Professor Oskar Liivak who obtained his PhD in Physics from Cornell University and his JD from Yale University. Lunch will be provided and students are encouraged to mingle with panelists during the lunch portion.
Tompkins country legislature, Martha Robertson, chairs the Planning, Development and Environmental Quality Committee. She served as Chair of the Legislature and
Chair of the Tompkins County Industrial Development Agency from 2010 – 2013.
BEST & ASAP Present: Mark Dighton: Introduction to Practicing Law Institutes Patent Bar Review Course
ASAP will be hosting a Skype discussion with Mark Dighton who will be sharing information on how to enter into the field of intellectual property and what steps are required to pass the patent bar exam. He is the Director of Law School Relations and the Administrative Director of the Patent Office Exam Course. This is a joint event between ASAP and the law school’s Intellectual Property and Technology Student Association, and therefore the event will be targeted for law students. However, graduate students are also strongly encouraged to attend. Cookies and refreshments will be served.
The Versatile PhD offers three-day online career forum, Ask Me Anything (AMA) by inviting Drs. Jenny Furlong and Joseph Barber.
The Graduate School and Tompkins Workforce have teamed together to offer you valuable information about how to conduct an effective job search in the Ithaca area and resources available to support you. In addition, participants will also network with one another and be given the opportunity to talk about their own experience so that we can better meet your needs. This session is designed for spouses/partners who have secured work authorization in the United States. Light breakfast will be served.
This series will give you a snapshot overview of different career paths in STEM. Explore a variety career options by connecting to professionals in STEM careers outside of academia and the lab during these 30-minute live webinars.
Presented by: Karene Richards, Capital Markets Manager at The Oakleaf Group
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