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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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How to Approach Professionals in Industry

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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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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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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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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: 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.

Find out more »

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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Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Welcome Reception

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We invite you to kick off the new academic year with graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff at the Annual Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Welcome Reception!   All interested community members are invited to attend this event to network with new and continuing graduate and professional students, postdocs, staff, faculty, and other community members to celebrate and develop connections. This event will highlight several graduate and professional student organizations focused on diversity and inclusion! Co-Sponsored by the Graduate School Office of Inclusion…

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Information Sessions on the Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

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