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Careers Beyond Academia

October 2020

Frame Yourself as a Top Job Candidate

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This workshop is structured for PhD students and Postdocs entering the Industry market. We will focus on career options, strategies and techniques to explore career options in industry, non-profit and government. Ever wonder what skills transfer? Or if you could be a consultant? Bring a job advertisement for your Dream Job, computer and spirit of adventure! Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should contact gradcareers@cornell.edu.…

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Interviewing 101: The Lingo, The Process and The Options

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us to explore the fundamentals of interviewing in industry (government, NGO, think tanks, for profits.) This workshop will present an overview of interviews, types of interviews you may encounter and advice on how to articulate your research and PhD work into professional experience. To Register A zoom link will be sent to all registrants the day before the event. For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please visit our website. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible…

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November 2020

How to Approach Professionals in Industry

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking starts with simple connections. Who do you know in industry – not the hiring manager but a former classmate or Cornell alum. This workshop will explore how you can find professional allies, steps to ask for a conversation and tips to utilize connections.  To Register A zoom link will be sent to all registrants the day before the event. For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please visit our website. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible…

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Transferrable Skills – How to Communicate Your Job Ready Skills to Industry

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The workshop will identify the skills that hiring managers are seeking and work with YOU to identify the skills you already possess. The workshop will explore ways to effectively communicate skills and training to industry (non-profits, business, government, think tanks and more!) This workshop will teach you how to recognize the difference between technical skills, interpersonal skills and subject matter expertise.  To Register A zoom link will be sent after registration.  For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please…

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December 2020

Create an Employer Ready LinkedIn Profile

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We will start with a short overview presentation with tips on how to use LinkedIn, exercises to identify a good tagline, and an interactive session to work on profiles and receive feedback. We will email a worksheet and the zoom link the day prior to the event. To Register. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should contact gradcareers@cornell.edu. We ask that requests be made at…

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Advanced LinkedIn Profile Workshop and Discussion

December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This is an advanced level workshop. Prerequisite would be the Create Your LinkedIn Profile. In this advanced workshop we will share feedback and keywords. We will share profiles and expand the body of your LinkedIn Profile. Each participant should have a basic profile they are willing to share. To Register. A zoom link will be sent to all registrants. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations…

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