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You’re the boss now! Planning, managing, and funding your future research program

Join us to discuss how to be most effective, efficient and ethical in establishing a research lab or research group. Learn strategies for managing people, work, and money. Get advice on mentoring and developing your own students and staff. Our presenter, Dr. Rique Campa, is a professor at Michigan State University and Associate Dean in the MSU Graduate School. The event includes a snazzy lunch so please pre-register.

Writing a Teaching Statement

Through presentation and discussion, we will explore essential elements of a teaching statement for a 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. Presented by Colleen McLinn, Program Director, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CU-CIRTL).

This is a brown bag event - bring your own lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert. Co-sponsored by CU-CIRTL and the Office of Postdoctoral Studies.

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching MOOC Starts

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching is a massive open online course designed to prepare aspiring faculty in STEM fields to be more effective teachers through an introduction to evidence-based STEM teaching practices. You will learn about effective teaching strategies and the research that supports them. You'll then apply your learning to the design of lessons and assignments for use in your future teaching or job application packages.

AAAS Workshop: Engaging with Policymakers

Nearly every major issue facing society has science at its core, including economic productivity, healthcare, and climate change. Science and scientists can play an important role in informing decision-making on these issues. This workshop on Engaging With Policymakers offers an overview of the science policy landscape, strategies for effectively engaging policymakers, and the role of science in the policy process. This workshop introduces basic best practices for engaging in dialogue with this target audience at a local, state or national level.

TGIF “Tell Grads It’s Friday” Happy Hour with Cornell Alumni

TGIF “Tell Grads It’s Friday” Happy Hour with Cornell Alumni
  • When: Friday, June 8, 2018 from 4:15-7:00 pm (Alumni will attend 4:15-6 pm)
  • Where: The Big Red Barn
 
It’s never too early to network!  Meet and network with Cornell alumni with advanced degrees, at this special TGIF event during 2018 Reunion.  Talk with alumni to get advice on life after Cornell.  Share your research, interests and experiences, as a current Cornell student or postdoc, with people in your field. 
 

TGIF Express Networking Career Advising Session

It is never too early to Network!
During our 2018 June Reunion weekend, Cornell alumni, with advanced degrees, are invited to attend our TGIF – “Tell Grads It’s Friday” to meet and interact with you! You will have an opportunity to network with them in person to learn about their careers and life after Cornell at the Alumni TGIF on June 8, 2018 at 4:15 pm !
 
TGIF Express Networking Career Advising Session on May 15

TGIF Express Networking Career Advising Session

It is never too early to Network!
During our 2018 June Reunion weekend, Cornell alumni, with advanced degrees, are invited to attend our TGIF – “Tell Grads It’s Friday” to meet and interact with you! You will have an opportunity to network with them in person to learn about their careers and life after Cornell at the Alumni TGIF on June 8, 2018 at 4:15 pm !
 
TGIF Express Networking Career Advising Session on May 14 and May 15

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