Pathways to Success Symposium helps to build skills, explore careers

Eliza VanCort presents at the Winter 2019 Pathways to Success Symposium

Eliza VanCort will return for a midday keynote on transformative communication skills. Photo by Chris Kitchen.

November 19, 2019

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.

This one-day event is a professional development opportunity for doctoral, professional degree, and research master’s students and postdoctoral scholars that will provide participants with information and tools useful for their time at Cornell and beyond. The winter symposium will be held in a few weeks on December 11, 2019.

Register for the symposium!


Session Highlight: 2020 Vision – Creating Your Future with Confidence, with Erica Marx

P2S Focus Area: Create Your Plan

December 11, 2:00-3:30 pm, G10 BiotechnologyRegister for the symposium to attend

Session Description: Are you on track to meet your 2020 goals? In this highly interactive workshop you will explore what you’d like to achieve in 2020, define obstacles you’ll need to overcome, and discover new insights and practical strategies you can set in motion now to bridge the gap between your present and desired future.

Erica Marx (M.S.) is an Executive and Leadership Coach in private practice in Ithaca, NY. She is a certified professional coach (PCC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF), a NYS certified conflict mediator. She is the founder of Ithaca Improv, a community-based longform improvisational theater program in Ithaca, NY and serves on the Board of the International Applied Improvisation Network.

Event Sponsors: The Graduate School, English Language Support Office (ELSO)Cornell Career Services, and the Office of Postdoctoral Studies

Participating Graduate School offices: Office of Inclusion and Student EngagementAcademic and Student AffairsGraduate Student LifeCareers Beyond Academia, and CIRTL at Cornell.

For more information, visit the Pathways to Success Symposium webpage.