2021 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

Zoom

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a competition for doctoral students to develop and showcase their research communication skills. Cornell’s 2021 3MT final round competition will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Register to attend and you can vote on the People’s Choice Award Winner from among the eight finalists! 3MT challenges research degree students…

Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

Zoom

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 this information is shared,…

NCFDD: Mastering Academic Time Management

Online

New faculty members commonly describe: Working long hours but making little progress on their research and writing A sense of loneliness that stems from limited mentoring and community Feeling unsupported in their desire for work-family balance and without the skills to achieve it Wondering whether the academic path is the right career choice This webinar…

Picture a Scientist – Film Viewing Available

Online

From April 16-18, the Cornell community is invited to screen the award-winning documentary film, Picture a Scientist, chronicling the groundswell of researchers writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal…

Picture a Scientist – Panel Discussion

Zoom

From April 16-18, the Cornell community is invited to screen the award-winning documentary film, Picture a Scientist, chronicling the groundswell of researchers writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion 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 within and beyond academia. After…

NCFDD: Strategies for Centering Instructor Identity in STEM Education

Online

In this webinar, we will talk about how to productively center and leverage your social identities in your role as a STEM instructor. We will unpack problematic assumptions about how identity aligns with authority and how you can build trust and community with your learners. You will also leave with strategies to overcome common challenges…

NCFDD Webinar: Every Summer Needs a Plan

Webinar

Do you often start the summer with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity? Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this summer? Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this summer? Join us for a hands-on planning…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion 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 within and beyond academia. After…

NCFDD Webinar: Strategies for Academics Managing Careers and Caretaking during the Pandemic (and Beyond…)

Webinar

This session focuses on the barriers and strategies that academics with caregiving responsibilities are using to survive academic careers and personal life during COVID. Academics who are caregivers have been particularly affected by the pandemic as the move to working from home, the shift to flexible teaching, and the isolation caused by the pandemic. This…

2021 Summer P2S Symposium: Executive Presence in a Virtual World

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 Symposium is a professional development opportunity for doctoral, professional degree, and research master’s students and postdoctoral scholars that will provide participants…

2021 Summer P2S Symposium: Linguistic and Cultural Diversity as Critical Assets

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 Symposium is a professional development opportunity for doctoral, professional degree, and research master’s students and postdoctoral scholars that will provide participants…

NCFDD Webinar: Moving from Resistance to Writing

Webinar

Have you been putting off your writing all year by promising yourself that summer is when you’ll buckle down and get it done? Are you finding yourself continuing to procrastinate and avoid your writing even though summer has arrived? Have you ever wondered why it is that you really want to write, but just don’t…

The Application Process for an Academic Job

Zoom

To kick off the 2021-2022 Academic Job Search Series for Cornell graduate students and postdocs, come learn about when to apply for faculty and other academic positions, what documents are required, and how long the process takes. Bring your questions for an interactive online discussion led by Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies. Pre-registration is…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion 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 within and beyond academia. After…

Transitions – 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…

NCFDD Webinar: Cultivating Your Network of Mentors, Sponsors & Collaborators

Webinar

Do you have a reliable and strong network of mentors? Are you struggling to cultivate mentoring relationships? Do you know the difference between a mentor and a sponsor? Are you moving to a new stage of your career and wondering how to find new mentors and sponsors that are appropriate to the next level? If…

NCFDD Webinar: Supporting Trans* Scholars

Webinar

In this webinar, Dr. D-L Stewart will address the key questions and strategies needed to support trans* scholars, but also to reform and transform how we consider gender in the academy. Through discussion of institutional systems and processes, career advancement, microaggressions, and trans* resilience, attendees will gain greater insight into how they and their institutions…

FiGLI: A Conversation with TC3 Faculty

Virtual Session

Join the Cornell First Generation and/or Low Income Graduate Student Organization (FiGLI) for a virtual community conversation with three faculty members of the Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) on Friday September 3 from 11am – noon (ET). During this event, Dr. Travis Vande Berg (Professor of Sociology), Dr. Kelly Wessell (Professor of Biology) and Dr.…

NCFDD Webinar: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

Webinar

Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it’s not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people’s success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings? If…

NIH Webinar: Difficult Conversations, Conflict, and Feedback

Zoom

This workshop, led by Dr. Sharon Milgram, director of the Office of Intramural Training and Education at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will discuss techniques for having difficult conversations, resolving conflict, and giving and receiving effective feedback. While this session will have a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) focus, those from all fields…

NCFDD Webinar: Teaching with Empathy and for Equity at the Graduate Level

Online

The incentive structures of academia discourage faculty from investing time and energy in being good teachers and good mentors for their graduate students. Meanwhile, the power dynamics in academia discourage graduate students from seeking the support they need. In this webinar, we will discuss how faculty can effectively, efficiently, and inclusively advise, mentor, teach, and support…

NPA Webinar: Connecting for Career Success

Zoom

Looking for tips to find and secure a job you will enjoy and thrive in after your postdoc? Want to learn about careers where you can apply the skills and knowledge gained through your postdoc training? Then join us to meet former postdocs who have found success in their chosen professions and learn about their…

NPA Webinar: Centering Your Identity and Interests While Preparing for Your Next Career Step

Zoom

Attend a professional development online workshop from the team behind The Postdoc Academy courses offered via EdX from Boston University. The focus of the workshop is Centering Your Identity and Interests While Preparing for Your Next Career Step. Register for September 22 NPA session Cornell University is a sustaining member of the National Postdoctoral Association…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – An Introduction to Resilience and Wellness

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 1 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly 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…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – Exploring Our Self-talk: Cognitive Distortion and Imposter Fears

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 2 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

NYAS Webinar: Career Paths: Academic Workforce Development

Zoom

The growth and prosperity of society depends on nurturing intellectual STEM talent that drives innovation and solves real world problems, This requires creating a culture that nurtures, fosters and accepts diverse ideas, problem solving approaches and individuals. The panelists at this webinar will discuss how STEM professionals can pave the path by creating programs and…

NCFDD: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

Webinar

Do you often feel drained by departmental drama? Do feel unclear how to handle conflicts that arise in your department? Are you unsure when, where, and how to manage conflict with people who will be voting on your tenure? Academics are notoriously conflict avoidant and the inability to manage conflict can result in negative physical,…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – Self-advocacy and Assertiveness

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 3 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

NextGen Professors: October Cohort Meeting

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been accepted to participate in this year’s NextGen Professors cohort. 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…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – Developing Feedback Resilience

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 4 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

NCFDD Webinar: How to Manage Stress, Rejection and the Haters in Your Midst

Webinar

Are you stressed? Do you feel devastated when your articles and/or grant proposals get rejected? Is the pressure of publishing/funding your work making you sick? If any of this sounds familiar and you have difficulty managing the negative energy and rejection in your environment, please join us to learn: The impact that stress and negativity…

NextGen Professors: November Cohort Meeting

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…

NIH Webinar: Becoming a Resilient Scientist Series – Managing Up to Maximize Mentoring Relationships

Zoom

Speaker(s): Sharon Milgram, PhD, Director, OITE This event is recommended for: Postbacs; Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows; NIH Staff Scientists/Staff Clinicians Register for Session 5 Accessibility Information: Sign language interpreting services and live captioning will be provided for this event. Individuals who need other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact Jackie Newell (newellj@nih.gov) or…

NCFDD Webinar: Overcoming by Understanding Academic Writer’s Block

Webinar

In this webinar, Dra. Aurora Chang addresses the state of immobility and powerlessness when writing feels impossible – also known as writer’s block. She focuses on the stories we tell ourselves about who we are as academic writers and how that narration deeply impacts our perceived ability to write. She asks the broad question – how do…

NextGen Professors: December Workshop

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…

NCFDD Webinar: Every Semester Needs a Plan

Webinar

Do you often start the semester or term with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity? Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this semester? Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this semester? Take time out of…

NCFDD Webinar: Presumed Incompetent II: Lessons from the Struggles and Victories of Women of Color in Academia

Webinar

Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia (Utah State University Press, 2012) provided a window into the working lives of female faculty of color in a variety of academic disciplines.   Inspired by the enthusiastic response to the first volume, the editors have produced a second volume titled Presumed Incompetent II: Race, Class,…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

Zoom

The Job Search Virtual Monthly 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…

NextGen Professors: January 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…

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.

Graduate School Primer Series: 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, Executive Director for Future…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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 thesis and…

Cultivating Equitable Mentoring Ecosystems

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

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 –…

NAGS 2022 3MT Competition

Zoom

The Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS) s 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. The NAGS…

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

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

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, United States

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…

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…

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…

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…

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. Presenter: Jeffrey Werner, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SUNY Cortland July…

2022 Summer Success Symposium

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

NextGen Professors

ILR Conference Center King-Shaw Hall, Ithaca, NY, United States

NextGen Professors Power Mentoring Session with Dr. Corey Welch Registration form: https://cornell.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4PnUkcs9Kx1JoOO

MAC Public Keynote with Dr. Corey Welch

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

About Our Speaker Dr. Corey Welch is the Director of the STEM Scholars Program at Iowa State University. His love of nature took a first generation, low income, Northern Cheyenne/White kid from a trailer park in Montana toward a career as a biologist. He has a biology degree from Lewis & Clark College, a M.S.…

Information Session on the Cornell 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 2023. Register online to attend an information session.

Bullying in the Academy: Public Talk on Workplace Bullying in Higher Education with Dr. Leah Hollis

Statler Ballroom 130 Statler Drive

The Inclusive Wellness Series Nearly 60 percent of higher education professionals have been impacted by bullying during their careers. The erosion in academic culture caused by workplace bullying and intimidation is only intensified when bullying occurs within structures of power and intersects with incidents of racism, sexism, and other forms of bias. In this talk,…

2023 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 2023 final round competition will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2023. 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…

NAGS 2023 3MT Competition

Zoom

The Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS) s pleased to announce the 2023 Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition. This year, the virtual event will be hosted by the University of New Hampshire. The 3MT competition will feature winners of each NAGS member’s local competitions, with the NAGS winner and runner-up being sent to the next Council…

The Application Process for an Academic Job

Zoom

To kick off the 2022-2023 Academic Job Search Series for Cornell graduate students and postdocs, come learn about the process of searching for a U.S. faculty job from start to finish: when to apply for faculty and other academic positions, what documents are required, and how long the process takes. Bring your questions for an…

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…

Writing a Research Statement for a Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Zoom

Through an interactive online discussion, guest 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. Register to attend. Co-sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and Future…

2023 Summer Success Symposium

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

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 for New Graduate and Professional Students

Bailey Hall 230 Garden Ave, Ithaca, NY, United States

Welcome new Cornell graduate and professional students! You’re invited to the Dean’s Welcome at 9 a.m. on August 17, 2023 in Bailey Hall. Cornell’s president, the Graduate School dean, and a panel of faculty and students will welcome new students and share advice. Dean’s Welcome Agenda Introduction and Land Acknowledgement Kathryn J. Boor Dean of…

Grad Connect: A Resource Fair for Graduate and Professional Degree Students

Barton Hall 117 Statler Drive, Ithaca, New York

This collaborative, in-person resource fair 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, offices, and organizations that help to support your development and progression at Cornell. With 60+ campus resources and 20 different graduate and professional student organizations,…

NSF GRFP Overview Session

Zoom

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) application deadlines are coming up! As a resource for students applying this year, the Graduate School is offering a virtual NSF GRFP Overview session on Sept 8th, from 10-11am that will cover how to create a competitive proposal and share tips from a panel of successful GFRP winners.…

Should I Do a Postdoc?

Zoom

Are you a graduate student wondering if you might want to seek a postdoctoral position on the way to the next stage of your career? Come hear an interactive presentation and engage in breakout discussion and question and answer by general field of study. Topics discussed will include: reasons to do a postdoctoral position, types…

Event Series What Can You Be with a PhD?

What Can You Be with a PhD?

Online

What Can You Be With a PhD? is the longest-running and largest biomedical career symposium in the US, and this year’s event will take place exclusively online on October 21-22. Historically, every major academic research institution in the New York City metro area has been a co-sponsor, with considerable support from local and regional corporate…

Event Series What Can You Be with a PhD?

What Can You Be with a PhD?

Online

What Can You Be With a PhD? is the longest-running and largest biomedical career symposium in the US, and this year’s event will take place exclusively online on October 21-22. Historically, every major academic research institution in the New York City metro area has been a co-sponsor, with considerable support from local and regional corporate…

Women in Science Now: How to Use Science to Overcome the Remaining Hurdles to Equity Public Book Talk

: Alice Statler Auditorium, Statler Hall

Speaker: Lisa M.P. Munoz, ‘00, author and science writer  Date: November 6, 2023  Time: 3:30-5:00 pm (dessert reception to immediately follow)  Location: Alice Statler Auditorium, Statler Hall   Registration: Register via Qualtrics. Join us for a book talk with Cornell alumna Lisa M.P. Munoz, science writer and author of “Women in Science Now: Stories and Strategies…

Information Session on the Cornell 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 the Cornell Graduate School competition in Spring 2024. Register online to attend an information session.

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…

2024 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a competition for graduate students to develop and showcase their research communication skills. The 2024 final round competition will be held in-person on Wednesday, March 20, 2024.  Attend and vote for your favorite presentation for the People’s Choice Award! 3MT challenges research degree students to present a compelling story on…

Should I Do a Postdoc?

Zoom

Are you a graduate student wondering if you might want to seek a postdoctoral position on the way to the next stage of your career? Come hear an interactive presentation and engage in breakout discussion and question and answer by general field of study. Topics discussed will include: reasons to do a postdoctoral position, types…

The Mentoring Lab: Build Skills for Effective Undergraduate Research Mentorship

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

Registration required by May 10, 2024 Session 1: May 14, 2024 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, G10 Biotechnology Building Session 2: May 30, 2024 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, G10 Biotechnology Building If you have questions, please contact, Dr. Laura Schoenle, Engineering Learning Initiatives (laura.schoenle@cornell.edu).  Presenters: Dr. Colleen McLinn and Dr. Evelyn Ambríz, Cornell Graduate School Join us for a…

Getting a Faculty Position: Lessons Learned During the Academic Job Search

Zoom

Join us for a live online panel discussion featuring postdoctoral scholars and graduate students who were offered faculty positions this year! Bring your questions about the process and hear from the recent experiences of other Cornellians. Meets online via Zoom. Register to attend. Panelists to be Announced. Co-sponsored by Future Faculty and Academic Careers and…

The Mentoring Lab: Build Skills for Effective Undergraduate Research Mentorship

G10 Biotechnology Building 526 Campus Road, Ithaca, NY, United States

Registration required by May 10, 2024 (contact us directly for late registrations) Session 1: May 14, 2024 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, G10 Biotechnology Building Session 2: May 30, 2024 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, G10 Biotechnology Building If you have questions, please contact, Dr. Laura Schoenle, Engineering Learning Initiatives (laura.schoenle@cornell.edu).  Presenters: Dr. Colleen McLinn and Dr. Evelyn Ambríz,…

Pathways to Success Symposium

148 Stocking Hall 411 Tower Rd, Ithaca, NY

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 Symposium is a professional development opportunity for doctoral, professional degree, and research master’s students and postdoctoral scholars that will provide…

The Application Process for an Academic Job

Zoom

To kick off the 2024-2025 Academic Job Search Series for Cornell graduate students and postdocs, come learn about the process of searching for a U.S. faculty job from start to finish: when to apply for faculty and other academic positions, what documents are required (CV, cover letter, etc.), and how long the process takes. Bring…

Developing a Narrative For Your Teaching Statement

Zoom

Explore essential elements of a teaching statement for an academic job application. Come prepared to brainstorm key ideas of your statement. Leave with peer feedback on a first draft of your teaching statement, or ideas on how you might revise an existing draft to ensure it accurately reflects your approach to creating inclusive classrooms. Presenters:…