Graduate School Primer Series: Creating, Building, and Maintaining Social Networks

Zoom

  Relationships that are grounded in trust, respect, and acceptance are the strongest factor in building and maintaining resilience. And, without the same engagement opportunities as pre-pandemic culture, it is now much more of a challenge to create, build, and maintain social networks. So, what is a graduate student supposed to do? During this one-hour…

Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Zoom

The Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs is a two-day workshop offered every spring for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to explore strategies for engaging diversity and fostering inclusion in teaching and learning. As a participant, you will identify ways to increase accessibility and boost student engagement and belongingness; discuss inclusive course design;…

Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Zoom

The Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs is a two-day workshop offered every spring for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to explore strategies for engaging diversity and fostering inclusion in teaching and learning. As a participant, you will identify ways to increase accessibility and boost student engagement and belongingness; discuss inclusive course design;…

Graduate School Primer Series: Maximizing Your Every Minute

Zoom

While there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to best manage your most precious resource, time management is a skill that can be learned! Given the many demands for your time and attention to support your many identities, roles, and relationships, techniques can be learned to help you be able to consciously decide what you should…

NextGen Professors: February Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

Graduate School Primer Series: Understanding Doctoral Funding at Cornell: An Introduction to Fellowships and Assistantships

Zoom

At Cornell, almost all Ph.D. students receive funding that pays tuition and provides a living stipend through a combination of fellowships, assistantships, and external scholarships. This presentation will explain how stipends are paid, what your responsibilities are, and provides insight on how to be an active participant in your own funding plan. Presenter: Jason Kahabka, Associate…

MAC Mentoring Program – Mental Health Resources

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement. MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially those from backgrounds historically excluded and underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling…

Sloan Inclusive Leadership Workshop Series: Inclusion and Belonging – We All Want It, How Do We Get It?

Zoom

The Sloan Inclusive Leadership Workshop Series is focused on providing Sloan UCEM and SIGP Scholars with skills and knowledge that will support their development as leaders in graduate school and beyond. Workshop II: Inclusion and Belonging – We All Want It, How Do We Get It? Date: February 22, 2022 Workshop Time: 4-5:30 pm ET Optional Post-Workshop…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

Real Talk: “Don’t push me cuz I’m close to the edge…”

Zoom

Date: February 23, 2022 Workshop Time: 4-5:30 pm ET Life’s like a jungle sometimes – you regularly navigate through injustices, papers, projects, exams, COVID, relationships. How can you keep from going under? Join us for this highly interactive and timely real talk session with Dr. Theoria Cason, Marcus Brooks, and Judith Rowe as we discuss…

Tips for a 5 Minute Research Presentation

Zoom

This event will provide tips for creating a memorable research presentation. The learning objectives for the webinar: Given a short presentation, participants will be able to analyze it for specific improvements in their performance. Participants will be able to explain three qualities that make a pitch memorable. At the end of this webinar, learners will…

Graduate School Primer Series: A Survival Guide to Graduate School

Zoom

Are there unwritten rules of graduate school? Expectations that you find out later than you wanted to? Things you suspect everyone else has discovered...everyone but you? We will discuss these expectations, share tips from current students, and get advice from graduate faculty and Graduate School deans. You can do this! Presenter: Jan Allen, Associate Dean for…

Graduate School Primer Series: Develop Your Strategic Plan for Graduate School Success

Zoom

Graduate school may not be exactly what you expected...so what is a first-year to do? Make a strategic plan! Spend time with our associate dean discussing the value of strategic planning and how to take control of your academic future from the first day. This session includes practical strategies, illustrative stories, and cautionary advice on…

Graduate School Primer Series: Serious Scholarship and Responsible Conduct of Research

Zoom

Navigating responsibilities for conducting research as a graduate student can be challenging. It is essential that graduate students understand Cornell's regulations and expectations for science and scholarship. Discuss with our associate dean important issues related to ethics and integrity, obstacles and situations to avoid, what to do when faced with a challenging situation, and campus…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

Graduate School Primer Series: Organize Your Space to Optimize Your Academic Performance

Zoom

Do you feel a bit disorganized in your house/apartment/room/office space? Did you know this has an impact on how successful you could be academically? In this one hour session we will explore the impacts cluttered spaces have and talk about what you can do to get on a path to better organization. Presenter: Jen Forbes, Big…

Sloan Inclusive Leadership Workshop Series: Inclusive Leadership Frameworks

Zoom

The Sloan Inclusive Leadership Workshop Series is focused on providing Sloan UCEM and SIGP Scholars with skills and knowledge that will support their development as leaders in graduate school and beyond. Workshop III: Inclusive Leadership Frameworks Date: March 10, 2022 Workshop Time: 4-5:30 pm ET Optional Post-Workshop Closed-Door "Real Talk" Session: 5:30-6:00pm Summary: Our approach to conflict…

Cultivating Equitable Mentoring Ecosystems

Two In-Person Keynote Talks with Dr. Beronda Montgomery, author of Lessons from Plants Mentoring is often positioned as the transfer of information from an experienced, senior individual (or mentor) to a junior, inexperienced individual (or mentee). Implicit in this description are the ideas that at the core of mentoring is a process of teaching –…

2022 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Zoom

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a competition for doctoral students to develop and showcase their research communication skills. The 2022 final round competition will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. Register to attend and vote for the people's choice award. 3MT challenges research degree students to present a compelling story on their dissertation or…

Cultivating Equitable Mentoring Ecosystems

Two In-Person Keynote Talks with Dr. Beronda Montgomery, author of Lessons from Plants Mentoring is often positioned as the transfer of information from an experienced, senior individual (or mentor) to a junior, inexperienced individual (or mentee). Implicit in this description are the ideas that at the core of mentoring is a process of teaching –…

NextGen Professors: March Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

In this series of hybrid workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all fields, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively and in teams. Effective mentoring of student research is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction.…

MAC Mentoring Program – Spring Social

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement. MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially those from backgrounds historically excluded and underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling…

NextGen Professors: April Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

NAGS 2022 3MT Competition

Zoom

The Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS) is pleased to announce the 2022 Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. This year, the virtual event will be hosted by the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS). The 3MT competition will feature winners of each NAGS member’s local competitions, including Cornell's 2022 3MT champion, Bruno Shirley (presenting shortly…

Working Across Languages and Genres: Strategies for Magnifying the Impact of Scholarship – A Workshop

Biotechnology Building, Room G10 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

Even in culturally and linguistically diverse societies, myths and ideologies narrow down the number of languages and genres of knowledge sharing often to just one. But, as society and technology both advance, beyond the journal article, and beyond English-only venues lie a vast world of knowledge that circulates in many languages and many genres. Graduate…

Transcending Monolingual Worldviews: Magnifying the Impact of Knowledge in Academe and Society

Biotechnology Building, Room G10 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

All societies, and especially diverse ones like the US, are multilingual; translingual communication mediates life and professions and makes knowledge grow and work. Yet, myths about language set up barriers, inhibiting free exchange and application of knowledge. These myths include the ideas that knowledge must only be produced, can only be exchanged, and is applied…

2022 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Recognition and Awards Celebration

Biotechnology Building, Room G10 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

Join us for the 2022 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awards and Recognition Celebration where we will present the annual Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Awards, and recognize members of our graduate community for their academic, professional, and service-related achievements! Date: May 12, 2022 Time: 3:30 – 5:30 pm ET Location: G10 Biotech Registration: https://bit.ly/spring_awards_2022 *This event is open to…

10th Annual Renaissance Ball

Biotechnology Building, Room G10 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

Join us for the 10th Annual Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Renaissance Ball. The Renaissance Ball is a collaborative effort of the graduate student organizations represented on the Graduate and Professional Student Diversity Council. This event brings together graduate and professional students for a night of live music, great food, dancing, and community. Founded by the Black…

NextGen Professors: May Cohort Meeting

Zoom

NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, access and…

Campus Candlelight Vigil for Those Lost to Gun Violence

Mann Library Patio, Ag Quad 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

On behalf of the Graduate and Professional Student Diversity Council, and in collaboration with the Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, we invite all members of the Cornell community to join us for a community candlelight vigil for those we have lost to gun violence.  Date: Tuesday, May 31 Time: 7:30pm  Location: Mann Library Patio,…

Pathways to Success Symposium

Zoom

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…

Academic Job Search Series: Getting a Faculty Position

Zoom

A live online panel discussion and Q&A featuring postdoctoral scholars and graduate students who were offered faculty positions this year. Panelists: Cindy Córdoba Arroyo, PhD (’22), Apparel Design Stacy Endriss, Research Associate, Natural Resources and the Environment Caitlin Kane, PhD (’22), Performing and Media Arts Keith LeGrand, PhD (’22), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Register to…

2022 NextGen Professors Public Keynote

Zoom

Everyday Survival and Collective Action: What We Can Learn From Disabled Faculty About Access and Care Speaker: Margaret Price, Associate Professor for English and Director of the Disabilities Studies Program at The Ohio State University Register to receive the Zoom meeting link. The pandemic has raised surprising questions about everyday academic life. For example, “How is…

Academic Job Search Series: The Application Process for an Academic Job

Zoom

Presenters: Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies, Colleen McLinn, Executive Director of Future Faculty and Academic Careers Register to attend. Co-sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and Future Faculty and Academic Careers, as part of the Graduate School’s Academic Job Search Series.

Academic Job Search Series: Developing a Narrative For Your Teaching Statement

Zoom

Through presentation and discussion, we will explore essential elements of a teaching statement for an academic job application. You’ll leave prepared to start your first draft Teaching Statement or to revise an existing one to make sure it accurately reflects your beliefs and experience. Presenters: Derina Samuel, Associate Director for Graduate Student Development, Center for Teaching…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: Maximizing Your Every Minute

Zoom

While there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to best manage your most precious resource, time management is a skill that can be learned! Given the many demands for your time and attention to support your many identities, roles, and relationships, techniques can be learned to help you be able to consciously decide what you should…

Academic Job Search Series: Writing a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Zoom

Come discuss how to approach writing the diversity statement sometimes requested as part of academic faculty or postdoctoral job applications. We will share examples and guidance from Cornell and other colleges and universities and prompt you to think about ways in which you do, or could, contribute to a university’s mission Facilitators: Christine Holmes, Director…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: Understanding Doctoral Funding at Cornell: An Introduction to Fellowships and Assistantships

Zoom

At Cornell, almost all Ph.D. students receive funding that pays tuition and provides a living stipend through a combination of fellowships, assistantships, and external scholarships. This presentation will explain how stipends are paid, what your responsibilities are, and provides insight on how to be an active participant in your own funding plan. Presenter: Jason Kahabka, associate…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: Serious Scholarship and Responsible Conduct of Research

Zoom

Navigating responsibilities for conducting research as a graduate student can be challenging. It is essential that graduate students understand Cornell’s regulations and expectations for science and scholarship. Discuss with our associate dean important issues related to ethics and integrity, obstacles and situations to avoid, what to do when faced with a challenging situation, and campus…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: Get the Mentoring You Need and Want

Zoom

A mentor is the most critical relationship for a graduate student. Mentoring begins with understanding what mentoring is and what you hope to get out of the relationship. Through interactive discussion and case studies, we will discuss how to establish a positive relationship and communicate effectively with your mentors. Presenters: Colleen McLinn, Future Faculty and Academic…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: A Survival Guide to Graduate School

Zoom

Are there unwritten rules of graduate school? Expectations that you find out later than you wanted to? Things you suspect everyone else has discovered…everyone but you? We will discuss these expectations, share tips from current students, and get advice from graduate faculty and Graduate School deans. You can do this! Presenter: Jan Allen, associate dean for…

Postponed POSTPONED: Academic Job Search Series: Writing a Research Statement for a Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Zoom

Through an interactive online discussion,  presenter Dr. Jeffrey Werner (Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Cortland) will help job-seekers interested in faculty positions at four-year colleges and universities (e.g., primarily undergraduate institutions, or PUIs) outline a research statement that highlights plans to mentor undergraduate students in research. July 27 Announcement: We have had to postpone the event…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: Understanding and Overcoming the Impostor Experience (aka- You Belong in Grad School)

Zoom

Did you know that impostor feelings are normal and that most high-achieving graduate students experience these feelings at some point? Join us to better understand the impostor phenomenon; learn to recognize it, and see recent research on how it can be a barrier to graduate student success. By defining it and sharing experiences, you’ll learn…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: Develop Your Strategic Plan for Graduate School Success

Zoom

Graduate school may not be exactly what you expected…so what is a first-year to do? Make a strategic plan! Spend time with our associate dean discussing the value of strategic planning and how to take control of your academic future from the first day. This session includes practical strategies, illustrative stories, and cautionary advice on…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: Develop Your Strategic Plan for Graduate School Success

Zoom

Graduate school may not be exactly what you expected…so what is a first-year to do? Make a strategic plan! Spend time with our associate dean discussing the value of strategic planning and how to take control of your academic future from the first day. This session includes practical strategies, illustrative stories, and cautionary advice on…

Graduate School Primer Workshops: Creating, Building, and Maintaining Social Networks

Zoom

Relationships that are grounded in trust, respect, and acceptance are the strongest factor in building and maintaining resilience. And, starting in a new community can be a challenge to create, build, and maintain social networks. So, what is a graduate student supposed to do? During this one-hour session, we’ll review the value of social networks,…

2022 Summer Success Symposium

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

The Summer Success Symposium is a professional and community development event for new and continuing doctoral students from across all graduate fields. The symposium has a particular focus on bringing together recipients of graduate fellowships in support of diversity as well as all other doctoral students from backgrounds historically excluded from and underrepresented in the…

Dean’s Welcome

Bailey Hall 230 Garden Ave, Ithaca, NY

The formal program features Cornell President Martha Pollack, Graduate School Dean and Vice Provost for Graduate Education Kathryn J. Boor, and a panel of esteemed faculty and students. Please make sure that you register to attend this session.

Graduate School Primer Workshops: The Basics of Mental Health and Well-being

Zoom

Make sure that you develop your mental health support plan so that you can have the energy and reserves to support your academic success. The stressors of being a graduate student are real and understanding the research for how you can best support your mental health and well-being is key to your future success. In…

CV To Resume Workshop

Zoom

This webinar will help you target common terms used in industry, non-profit and government jobs; basic resume structure and tips on highlighting your PhD skillsets to position YOU as the preferred job candidate. This webinar is open to all PhD students and postdocs. To Register For more events, please visit gradcareers.cornell.edu. Accessibility Requests We strive…

Becoming a Resilient Scientist Discussion Series

Zoom

Have you ever wanted to practice developing the confidence and resilience needed to navigate challenging situations as a graduate student and in life? This fall, the Cornell Graduate School (Office of Graduate Student Life and Future Faculty and Academic Careers) will facilitate small online discussion meetings on Friday afternoons about the contents of a series…

2022 Resource Fair for Graduate and Professional Students

Barton Hall 117 Statler Drive, Ithaca, New York

This collaborative resource fair and welcome reception will provide an opportunity for graduate and professional degree students from across programs to engage with each other while also learning more about the resources, office, and organizations that help to support their development and progression at Cornell. Resources and on/off campus partners which will be in attendance…

Becoming a Resilient Scientist Discussion Series

Zoom

Have you ever wanted to practice developing the confidence and resilience needed to navigate challenging situations as a graduate student and in life? This fall, the Cornell Graduate School (Office of Graduate Student Life and Future Faculty and Academic Careers) will facilitate small online discussion meetings on Friday afternoons about the contents of a series…

Unstuck: Become the Writer You Already Are

Zoom

The CNY Humanities Corridor will host a free 90-minute virtual session with Michelle Boyd (Inkwell Academic Writing Retreats), open to all interested faculty and graduate students: Friday, October 7, 2022 1:00-2:30 p.m. (ET) Unstuck: Become the Writer You Already Are Register by Oct. 6! Visit the Corridor website and calendar for more information. Other questions?…

Becoming a Resilient Scientist Discussion Series

Zoom

Have you ever wanted to practice developing the confidence and resilience needed to navigate challenging situations as a graduate student and in life? This fall, the Cornell Graduate School (Office of Graduate Student Life and Future Faculty and Academic Careers) will facilitate small online discussion meetings on Friday afternoons about the contents of a series…

Multicultural Academic Council (MAC) Monthly Meeting

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement (OISE). MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially from those backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling academically and personally throughout…

Becoming a Resilient Scientist Discussion Series

Zoom

Have you ever wanted to practice developing the confidence and resilience needed to navigate challenging situations as a graduate student and in life? This fall, the Cornell Graduate School (Office of Graduate Student Life and Future Faculty and Academic Careers) will facilitate small online discussion meetings on Friday afternoons about the contents of a series…

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

Zoom

An important part of the academic job search is interviewing and then negotiating the offer. Come learn about the art of interviewing for faculty positions from your laptop or mobile device. The format will be interactive presentation followed by question and answer period. Presenters: Yael Levitte, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity, and…

Becoming a Resilient Scientist Discussion Series

Zoom

Have you ever wanted to practice developing the confidence and resilience needed to navigate challenging situations as a graduate student and in life? This fall, the Cornell Graduate School (Office of Graduate Student Life and Future Faculty and Academic Careers) will facilitate small online discussion meetings on Friday afternoons about the contents of a series…

MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Monthly Meeting

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the  Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement (OISE). MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially from those backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling academically and personally…

Multicultural Academic Council (MAC) Monthly Meeting

102 Mann Library 237 Mann Drive, Ithaca, NY

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement (OISE). MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially from those backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling academically and personally throughout…

Multicultural Academic Council (MAC) Winter Social

Big Red Barn Sciences Drive, Ithaca, NY

The MAC (Multicultural Academic Council) Mentoring Program is a collaboration of MAC and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement (OISE). MAC is a graduate student organization focused on ensuring that doctoral students, especially from those backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, can connect with peer mentors and develop positive strategies for excelling academically and personally throughout…

Renaissance Ball

Biotechnology Building, Room G10 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

The Annual Graduate Diversity and Inclusion Renaissance Ball is an effort of the graduate student organizations represented on the Graduate and Professional Student Diversity Council. This event brings together graduate and professional students for a night of live music, great food, dancing, and community. Founded by the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association (BGPSA) in 2011,…

Recurring Event Job Search Discussion

Job Search Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Discussion is designed to get graduate students and postdoctoral scholars together to talk about concerns that job seekers 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 within and beyond academia. Participants will…

Beyond the Professoriate: Lessons learned from 2022 and ways to plan for 2023

Zoom

Join the Beyond the Professoriate team as we examine what we’ve learned about the job market and job searching in 2022 — and how we can employ best practices for a successful 2023. After attending this webinar, you will be able to: Identify strategies and skills that helped job seekers on the market this year.…

CNY Humanities Corridor: Book Publishing Workshops

Online

Scholars from all eleven Central New York (CNY) Humanities Corridor institutions (including Cornell) are invited to sign up for one or both sections of a free Book Publishing Workshop with Laura Portwood-Stacer, Friday, December 16, organized by the Corridor Futures & Initiatives (HF4) Working Group: Land a Publisher for Your Scholarly Book (12-1:30pm EST) Write an Outstanding Book Proposal…

Ph.D. Hooding Reception

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY

The Graduate School will hold a private hooding reception for new Ph.D. graduates at G10 Biotech immediately prior to the December 18 Recognition ceremony. Ph.D. graduates are invited to attend this ceremonial hooding, in which a faculty member places the hood over the shoulders of the graduate to signify their success in completing their graduate…

Getting the Mentoring You Need and Want

Zoom

A mentor is the most critical relationship for a graduate student. Mentoring begins with understanding what mentoring is and what you hope to get out of the relationship. Through interactive discussion and case studies, we will discuss how to establish a positive relationship and communicate effectively with your mentors. Presenters: Colleen McLinn, associate dean for professional…

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

Zoom

At Cornell, almost all Ph.D. students receive funding that pays tuition and provides a living stipend through a combination of fellowships, assistantships, and external scholarships. This presentation will explain how stipends are paid, what your responsibilities are, and provides insight on how to be an active participant in your own funding plan. Presenter: Jason Kahabka, associate…

Creating Social Networks as a Graduate Student

Zoom

While it is important to create a new social network, knowing where to begin in a new community as a graduate student can be a challenge. During this one-hour session, we’ll review the value of social networks, provide resources, and have you create a plan to build your personal social network. Finally, you’ll hear from…

Recurring Event Job Search Discussion

Job Search Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Discussion is designed to get graduate students and postdoctoral scholars together to talk about concerns that job seekers 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 within and beyond academia. Participants will…

The Basics of Mental Health and Well-being

Zoom

Make sure that you develop your mental health support plan so that you can have the energy and reserves to support your academic success. The stressors of being a graduate student are real and understanding the research for how you can best support your mental health and well-being is key to your future success. In…

TGIF (Tell Grads It’s Friday)

Big Red Barn Sciences Drive, Ithaca, NY

Looking to kick back and make some friends? Come celebrate with us as we welcome old and new graduate & professional students back to Cornell for the Big Red Barn’s signature event. Snacks, music, and drink specials! No registration required; just attend.

TGIF (Tell Grads It’s Friday)

Big Red Barn Sciences Drive, Ithaca, NY

Looking to kick back and make some friends? Come celebrate with us as we welcome old and new graduate & professional students back to Cornell for the Big Red Barn’s signature event. Snacks, music, and drink specials! No registration required; just attend.