Pathways to Success Symposium to be Held June 4

June 3, 2024

Students listen to a presenter at Pathways to Success SymposiumGraduate students and postdocs looking for an engaging professional development opportunity are in luck: The Graduate School’s 2024 Summer Pathways to Success Symposium will be held tomorrow, June 4, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in 146 and 148 Stocking Hall.

Attendees are invited to attend one or all of this year’s sessions, including:

  • an opening plenary on leadership visioning with Theoria Cason, CEO at Theoria in Praxis and director of diversity and inclusion at Ubisoft for Global Publishing;
  • a panel with Cornell faculty and leadership about experiencing and overcoming obstacles in graduate school and beyond;
  • a keynote by alumnus Abram Coetsee, Ph.D. ’22, about transitioning from being a doctoral student in English language and literature to a project manager at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration;
  • and a roundtable discussion on the multitude of career pathways at a university outside of traditional faculty roles.

This year’s symposium will also include time for a networking lunch and an ice cream social to close out the event, offering the chance to mingle with fellow graduate students and postdocs as well as the day’s speakers and panelists.

Learn more about the Pathways to Success Symposium and register to attend.

Pathways to Success is the Graduate School’s framework for helping graduate and professional students and postdoctoral scholars be successful in their research and scholarship and establish the necessary skills for their future careers. For additional opportunities, connect with the Graduate School’s Office of Career and Professional Development.