Careers Beyond Academia Small Group Session

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To get the most out of Careers Beyond Academia, join us at a small group session if you are interested in exploring your options and want to meet colleagues who are considering careers outside of a traditional tenure-track role.

Flagship Pioneering Summer Fellowship Information Session

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Flagship Pioneering is a venture origination firm, based in Cambridge, MA, dedicated to life science innovation. They perform their own R&D in what they call Flagship Labs, and have created and built more than 100+ companies over the past 18 years including Moderna Therapeutics.  Flagship is currently recruiting for the 2022 Fellows Program. It’s a 12-week…

NextGen Professors: January Cohort Meeting

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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 and Overcoming the Impostor Experience (aka- You Belong in Grad School)

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  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…

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

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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…

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Information Session on the Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

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Learn about the Three-Minute Thesis competition: history, format, judging, prizes, and how Cornell offers the chance to participate. Organizers will field your questions about competing in an all-virtual competition in Spring 2022. Register online to attend an information session.

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

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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, Executive Director for Future…

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Information Session on the Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

Zoom

Learn about the Three-Minute Thesis competition: history, format, judging, prizes, and how Cornell offers the chance to participate. Organizers will field your questions about competing in an all-virtual competition in Spring 2022. Register online to attend an information session.

Career Chats

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  Careers Beyond Academia and Office of Postdoctoral Studies Live Q&A Session for any job search questions! Wondering about applications, interviews and job opportunities? Have a quick question about timing? Thinking about skill building or how to build experiences into your resume? Please pop in to ask a question, hear tips from colleagues and more.…

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

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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…

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

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  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…

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Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

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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;…

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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…

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

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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…

Tips for a 5 Minute Research Presentation

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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

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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

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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

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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…

Frame Yourself as a Top Job Candidate

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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…

2022 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

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Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a competition for doctoral students to develop and showcase their research communication skills. Register now to compete in Cornell's 2022 3MT Competition. Preliminary rounds will be held March 1, 2 and 3. The final round competition will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. 3MT challenges research degree students to…

Interviewing 101: The Lingo, The Process and the Options

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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. Register online for the April 26 workshop.