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August 2020

New Graduate and Professional Student Orientation (Incoming Students Only)

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Congratulations on your acceptance into Cornell…and welcome!  We are excited that you will begin your graduate program soon and look forward to working with you.  Our goal is simple: To give you a warm welcome and help you become a member of Cornell communities of scholars and researchers. You will learn about graduate study at Cornell along with expectations and tips for success as a new graduate student. We will introduce you to available resources and support to help you…

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Transitions Series: Get the Mentoring You Need and Want

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

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Transitions Series: Understanding and Overcoming the Imposter Experience

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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International Student / Postdoc Job Search Discussion

August 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This is the last Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat in the summer. Things are moving a lot on the job search side as well as the immigration side. The Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat is designed to get job seekers together to talk about concerns that graduate students and postdocs share, and strategize about how to move forward.   Each session will begin with a brief introduction that includes tips, perspectives, and thoughts from staff who support career exploration. After…

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NCFDD: Cultivating Your Network of Mentors, Sponsors & Collaborators

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Blue lettering reading NCFDD with an orange logo showing a pathway or river

Do you have a reliable and strong network of mentors? Are you struggling to cultivate mentoring relationships? Do you know the difference between a mentor and a sponsor? Are you moving to a new stage of your career and wondering how to find new mentors and sponsors that are appropriate to the next level? If so, join us for a webinar that will help you: Map your current mentoring network Identify your unmet needs Plan how to expand your existing…

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Transitions Series: Develop Your Strategic Plan for Graduate School Success

August 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Writing and Publishing Workshop Series – Selecting a Journal, Writing a Cover Letter, and Navigating Submission

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us to discuss criteria for selecting a journal for your manuscript, writing an effective cover letter, and understanding the editorial process. Register Here Accommodations: We strive to make our events accessible to all community members.  Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should contact mrs32@cornell.edu.  We ask that requests be made at least one week in advance to help ensure they can be met.  

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Transitions Series: Understanding Doctoral Funding at Cornell: An Introduction to Fellowships and Assistantships

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Summer Success Series: Activate your Network: Developing Professional Mentor Relationships

August 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Summer Success Symposium
The Summer Success Symposium is a professional and community development event for new and continuing M.S./Ph.D. and Ph.D. students from across all graduate fields who identify as belonging to groups historically underrepresented in graduate education. The symposium has a particular focus on bringing together recipients of graduate fellowships in support of diversity as well as all other doctoral scholars who identify as students of color, first generation college (FGC) students, and/or who identify with other historically underrepresented groups such as LGBTQQ+ identified students, Veterans, students with disabilities, women in STEM, students with DACA status, Panel of students speakingand others. M.S. students interested in pursuing doctoral studies are also welcome to this event.

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Summer Success Series: Long Term Negotiations For (Professional) Relationships

August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Summer Success Symposium is a professional and community development event for new and continuing M.S./Ph.D. and Ph.D. students from across all graduate fields who identify as belonging to groups historically underrepresented in graduate education. The symposium has a particular focus on bringing together recipients of graduate fellowships in support of diversity as well as all other doctoral scholars who identify as students of color, first generation college (FGC) students, and/or who identify with other historically underrepresented groups such as LGBTQQ+ identified students, Veterans, students with disabilities, women in STEM, students with DACA status, Panel of students speaking and others. M.S. students interested in pursuing doctoral studies are also welcome to this event.

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Transitions Series: Navigating Relationships and the Environment as a Graduate/Professional Student

August 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Summer Success Series: Mastering Your Transition Into and Profession Through Graduate School

August 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The Summer Success Symposium is a professional and community development event for new and continuing M.S./Ph.D. and Ph.D. students from across all graduate fields who identify as belonging to groups historically underrepresented in graduate education. The symposium has a particular focus on bringing together recipients of graduate fellowships in support of diversity as well as all other doctoral scholars who identify as students of color, first generation college (FGC) students, and/or who identify with other historically underrepresented groups such as LGBTQQ+ identified students, Veterans, students with disabilities, women in STEM, students with DACA status, Panel of students speaking and others. M.S. students interested in pursuing doctoral studies are also welcome to this event.

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Transitions Series: Serious Scholarship and Responsible Conduct of Research

August 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Students Connecting with Students: Words of Wisdom

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Our students have historically asked what is it like being a Cornell graduate or professional student. As a result, we went out directly to our graduate and professional students to hear their thoughts, comments, and advice for incoming students embarking on their graduate careers.  Join us to talk candidly about topics that will be important to you; how to navigate working successfully with faculty; strategies to balance personal life with academics; importance of health, wellness and establishing community; resources that…

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Transitions Series: Maximizing Your Every Minute

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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International Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

August 29 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

The Office of Global Learning would like to invite all new international students to this year’s virtual International Graduate and Professional Student Orientation on Saturday, August 29 from 8:30 to 10:30 am EDT. This orientation will provide essential immigration and legal information, guidelines on health and safety, Office of Global Learning services and programs and tips for academic success. Included on the agenda is a panel discussion addressing such topics as transitioning to a new academic culture, academic expectations and…

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Students with Spouses Panel Session

August 30 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am

Students with Spouses: The Office of Global Learning will be holding a session on Student with Spouses on Sunday, August 30 from 8:30 am to 9:45 am EDT. This session will feature a panel of spouse volunteers who will talk about their experiences and the challenges and solutions they found come with being the spouse of a Cornell student. Topics will be guided by the participants, but might include volunteer opportunities, spouse support organizations, childcare issues and healthcare Register for the…

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September 2020

Transitions Series: Understanding and Overcoming the Imposter Experience

September 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Transitions Series: Develop Your Strategic Plan for Graduate School Success

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Transitions Series: Get the Mentoring You Need and Want

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

Find out more »

Transitions Series: Maximizing Your Every Minute

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

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

Find out more »

Transitions Series: Understanding Doctoral Funding at Cornell: An Introduction to Fellowships and Assistantships

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Information Sessions on the Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Transitions Series: Serious Scholarship and Responsible Conduct of Research

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Transitions Series: Navigating Relationships and the Environment as a Graduate/Professional Student

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As part of a continued orientation experience for incoming graduate and professional students, the Graduate School sponsors a special seminar series for first-year graduate and professional students. The purpose of Transitions is for students to gain valuable information and skills to make a successful transition into the role of a Cornell graduate or professional student.

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Information Sessions on the Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

September 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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