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Pathways to Success Symposium

June 8 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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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 necessary skills for their future careers.

The Summer P2S Series is a professional development opportunity for doctoral, professional degree, and research master’s students and postdoctoral scholars that will provide participants with information and tools useful for their time at Cornell and beyond. Participants may register for an individual session or all sessions offered within this three-part series.

Symposium Agenda

June 8, 2022, 9:30 – 11:00 am ET
Plenary Session: Self-Advocacy and Assertiveness

Plenary Speaker: Sharon Milgram, Director, Office of Intramural Training & Education, National Institutes of Health

June 8, 2022, 11:30am – 1:00 pm ET
Keynote Session: Claim Your Space – Transformative Communication Skills for Academia and Beyond

Speaker: Eliza VanCort, Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Thought Leader, and Teacher               

June 8, 2022, 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET
Workshop: Resilience in Writing: The Key to Graduate Writers’ Wellbeing and Success
Facilitator: Lisa Russell Pinson, Assistant Teaching Professor of Writing, Center for Graduate Life, UNC Charlotte

Register now to attend.

For more information, visit the Pathways to Success website.  


Careers - Academic, Careers - Non-Academic, Writing Support
Focus Area
Build Your Skills
Transferable Skills
Balance & Resilience, Communications
Graduate School, Office of Graduate Student Life, Graduate Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, CIRTL at Cornell, Careers Beyond Academia, Graduate School Student Services, English Language Support Office (ELSO)