5:00am to 9:00pm
Cornell Career Services and the Graduate School have partnered to organize a New York City (NYC) Networking day trip for doctoral students and candidates to explore careers beyond academia with alumni. Participants will travel to NYC via a charter bus on April 5, 2018 and return to Ithaca on the same day. Application Submission Priority Date: February 16, 2018
A schedule of the day:
5:00 am: Bus leaves for NYC from Parking Lot B, Ithaca
11:00 am - 4:00 pm: Informational Interviews with alumni in NYC
4:30 pm: Bus leaves for Parking Lot B, Ithaca from NYC...
12:00pm to 1:15pm
The ability to communicate the impact and importance of one’s research to a wide variety of audiences is a crucial skill for professional development. In this three-part workshop, participants will explore key concepts and strategies in science communication, focusing on both spoken and written messages. This workshop is designed for CIRTL graduate students, postdocs, and junior faculty who wish to improve their communication skills when connecting with general/public audiences, students, and fellow scholars whose technical expertise is in a different...
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn about developmental advising and explore how it can help engage and retain all types of students at research-intensive (R1) universities. Given that learning is a social process, relationships—especially those with faculty—are powerful tools that aid in students’ personal and professional development (Baker & Griffin, 2010).
Participants in this workshop will explore a research-based Guiding Framework for advisor training focused on the following components:
Conceptual: Understanding the context within which advisors work;