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: 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.

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: 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…

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…

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…

NAGS 2022 3MT Competition

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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…

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…

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…

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.

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;…

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.

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;…

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…

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.

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…

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…

CIRTL Network: Information Session for Postdoc Practicum

Zoom

Considering taking the CIRTL Network's Postdoc Practicum in the spring? Come to this information session to learn more about what the practicum entails, what's expected of participants, and how to find a mentor to help support your work throughout the term. Register through CIRTL website

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…

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…

Ivy+ Three Minute Thesis Competition

Zoom

In this virtual event, Ph.D. students from Yale, Cornell University, Princeton University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth College, University of Chicago, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will present their thesis research-in just 3 minutes!  Join us for this celebratory showcase of the diverse and innovative work Ph.D. students are doing across our campuses. Cornell participants:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 – 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…

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…

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…

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…

Empowering Graduate Students to Advocate for Change

Zoom

The CNY Humanities Corridor “Humanities Beyond the Academy” working group hosts a series of mini-residencies for publicly engaged humanistic scholars, bringing together those interested in public humanities and careers outside the academy. Current mini-resident Leonard Cassuto, author of The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It and (with Robert Weisbuch)…

Building a Better Graduate Education

Zoom

The CNY Humanities Corridor “Humanities Beyond the Academy” working group hosts a series of mini-residencies for publicly engaged humanistic scholars, bringing together those interested in public humanities and careers outside the academy. Current mini-resident Leonard Cassuto, author of The Graduate School Mess: What Caused It and How We Can Fix It and (with Robert Weisbuch)…

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…

Writing a Diversity Statement for an Academic Job Application

Zoom

Come discuss how to approach writing the diversity statement sometimes requested as part of faculty or postdoctoral job applications. We will share examples and guidance from Cornell and other colleges and universities. Discussion Moderators: Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies, and Colleen McLinn, Executive Director, Future Faculty and Academic Careers, Cornell Graduate School, and Derina…

Designing Your Research Statement Around Undergraduate Research

Zoom

Through an interactive online discussion, presenter Dr. Jeffrey Werner (Associate Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Cortland) will help job-seekers interested in seeking 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. Pre-registration is required in order to receive…

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…

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: Dr. Derina Samuel, Associate Director for Graduate Student Development, Center…

Equity Changemaking in the Classroom and Beyond

Zoom

Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars have been contributing in meaningful ways to making teaching spaces across Cornell more equitable and inclusive during the challenging 2020-21 academic year. We have invited a panel to present four change-making projects and discuss the story of how they made these projects happen. Following the panel presentations, we will hold small-group discussions…

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…

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 meeting – a link will be shared by upon registration. Register to attend June 9…

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…

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…

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…

CNY Humanities Corridor: Workshop on Multilingual Writers, Support, and Labor – Practice and Vision

Zoom

This is the second CNY Humanities Corridor event by the Composition, Labor & Embodiment Working Group on supporting multilingual student writers in the U.S. university. Open to administrators, program directors, and instructors (including future faculty) interested in creating more linguistically and culturally inclusive programs and practices for multilingual writers, this interactive workshop will use case…

CNY Humanities Corridor: Supporting Multilingual Student Writers in the U.S. University – Whose Labor and What Kind?

Zoom

This event is a CNY Humanities Corridor panel with two second language writing scholars presenting on how faculty can support multilingual student writers.  Language Ideology, Multilingual Identities, and the Division of Labor in Educational Practice Gail Shuck is Professor of English at Boise State University, where she has directed English Language Support Programs since 2001.…

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…

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 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,…

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…

Safer Science: Strategies to Protect At-Risk Researchers When Conducting Fieldwork

Zoom

Join the conversation: #SaferScience As a result of identity prejudice, certain individuals are more vulnerable to conflict and violence when they are performing scientific work in the field. To help create change and best practices, everyone within the scientific community will benefit from learning more about the risks some colleagues face performing fieldwork. Join this…

“Equity in Science” Book Talk with Author & Prof. Julie Posselt

Zoom

The Graduate School Offices of Inclusion & Student Engagement and Future Faculty and Academic Careers invite you to join us on Wednesday, February 17 for a discussion with Julie R. Posselt, Associate Professor of Higher Education at the University of Southern California, on her recent book, Equity in Science: Representation, Culture and the Dynamics of Change in Graduate Education. About…

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 2021.

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 own laptop or mobile device. During and after the presentation, you will be able to ask questions via audio/video or chat. Presenters: Yael Levitte, Associate Vice Provost for…

2021 Winter Pathways to Success Symposium

Zoom

Dates: January 27 – 28, 2021 Registration: https://www.bit.ly/2021WinterP2S Zoom: Complete registration to receive session Zoom links 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 Winter P2S Series is a professional development…

2021 Winter Pathways to Success Symposium

Zoom

Dates: January 27 – 28, 2021 Registration: https://www.bit.ly/2021WinterP2S Zoom: Complete registration to receive session Zoom links 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 Winter P2S Series is a professional development…

2021 Winter Pathways to Success Symposium

Zoom

2021 Winter Pathways to Success (P2S) Symposium Dates: January 27 - 28, 2021 Registration: https://www.bit.ly/2021WinterP2S Zoom: Complete registration to receive session Zoom links 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…

2021 Winter Pathways to Success Symposium

Zoom

Dates: January 27 – 28, 2021 Registration: https://www.bit.ly/2021WinterP2S Zoom: Complete registration to receive session Zoom links 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 Winter P2S Series is a professional development…

International Student / Postdoc Job Search Discussion

Zoom

The International Students/Postdocs Job Search Virtual Chat is designed to get international students/postdocs who are seeking for jobs together to talk about questions and concerns that all share, and strategize about how to move forward. During this session, we will first have a brief introduction of all the career and immigration staff present, and then…

Strategies for Managing 2020 Anxiety – Individually and Collectively

Zoom

We recognize that the lead up to this election cycle and the current post-election period coupled with everything else that has come along with 2020 are contributing to heightened feelings of concern, exhaustion and anxiety especially within BIPOC, LGBTQ+, international and members of other historically marginalized communities. To help address these concerns, the Graduate School Office…

Interviewing and Negotiation for Academic Positions

Zoom

An important part of the academic job search is interviewing and then negotiating the offer. Grab a snack and come learn about the art of interviewing for faculty positions from your own laptop or mobile device. Presenters: Yael Levitte, associate vice provost for faculty development and diversity, and Christine Holmes, director of postdoctoral studies RSVPs…

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,…

Back to Basics: Self-Care 101 Refresher

Zoom

While it is not the most glamorous nor the easiest, self-care is foundational to be able to function, and, most importantly, manage stress.  And there is an abundance of stress happening right now.  This session is designed to be an inspiring invitation back to making yourself a priority, emphasizing current research along with strategies and…

Overcoming Stage Fright and Improving Your Presence

Zoom

Who doesn’t get at least a little nervous when preparing and presenting for audiences of any size when the stakes are high? (No one!) Thinking about a class presentation? A job interview? A presentation at a colloquium or conference? Join us to learn ways to manage nervousness and anxiety about presenting and to develop and…

Slide Design and Graphics

Zoom

Join us to focus on the important role that well-designed slides and graphics play in effective job talks, teaching and conference presentations. We’ll demonstrate good ones as well as pitfalls to avoid.  Pre-register here.

Presenting Research Effectively at a Distance: Technology and You

Zoom

Think you need help using technology more effectively for presentations, job talks and other virtual academic and professional opportunities. Join the club! And join us for this session to talk about smart and effective use of technology for class, job talks, interviews, and conference presentations. We will focus on preparing a professional digital footprint online,…

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,…

Making Online Presentations Accessible

Zoom

You need to make your online presentations accessible to all participants. Join us to learn how to do just that with guest speaker and communications assistant Katya Hrichak.

Tell Your Story! Developing Your Presentation’s Design and Message

Zoom

Join us to learn how to design format and develop content for an effective presentation, especially for virtual presentations this year. We’ll provide tips for virtual job talks, conference presentations, and competitions such as the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) and other graduate student research competitions. The primary audiences for this event are graduate students and postdoctoral…

Information Sessions 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 questions and also describe upcoming workshops on Promoting Your Research with Compelling Communication for any interested graduate student or postdoctoral scholar.

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,…

Transitions Series: Get the Mentoring You Need and Want

Zoom

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.

Summer Success Symposium: Mastering Your Transition Into and Progression Through Graduate School

Zoom

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.

Summer Success Symposium: Long Term Negotiations For (Professional) Relationships

Zoom

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.

Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat

Zoom

This is the last Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat in the summer. If you have more questions about the job search as graduate students or postdocs, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. The Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat is designed to get job seekers together to talk about concerns that graduate students…

International Student / Postdoc Job Search Discussion

Zoom

This is the last Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat specific to international student issues for 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…

Transitions Series: Get the Mentoring You Need and Want

Zoom

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.

Approaches to Diversity Statements

Zoom

Come discuss how to approach writing the diversity statement sometimes requested as part of faculty or postdoctoral job applications. We will share examples and guidance from Cornell and other colleges and universities. Discussion Moderators: Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies, and Colleen McLinn, Executive Director, Future Faculty and Academic Careers Pre-registration is required in order…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat

Zoom

We are entering month 5 of working remotely with some labs gradually reopening. Everything has changed a lot, especially on the job front. 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…

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: Dr. Derina Samuel, Associate Director for Graduate Student Development, Center…

Research Statements for Research-Intensive Universities: A Panel Discussion

Zoom

This session features a panel of three early career researchers who recently successfully obtained tenure-track faculty positions, talking about how they approached writing a successful research statement for a research-intensive (or R1) university job application. Through questions and discussion, learn how to craft a focused and compelling research plan that will describe your areas of…

International Student / Postdoc Job Search Discussion

Zoom

It’s been three months since we started working from home, and the job market/outlook also has been changing. The International Student/Postdoc Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat is designed to get international students/postdocs who are seeking for jobs together to talk about concerns that all share, and strategize about how to move forward.   During this…

Designing Your Research Statement Around Undergraduate Research

Zoom

Through an interactive online discussion,  presenter Jeffrey Werner (Associate Professor of Chemistry at SUNY Cortland) will help job-seekers interested in seeking 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. Pre-registration is required in order to receive the…

Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat

Zoom

It’s been a few months after the world was interrupted by a global pandemic and it certainly affected job seekers’ plans for landing a job. However, many things have changed and companies have adjusted their hiring plans as well. The Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat is designed to get job seekers together to talk about…

International Student / Postdoc Job Search Discussion

Zoom

It’s been three months since we started working from home, and the job market/outlook also has been changing. The International Student/Postdoc Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat is designed to get international students/postdocs who are seeking for jobs together to talk about concerns that all share, and strategize about how to move forward.   During this…

International Student / Postdoc Job Search Discussion

Zoom

It’s been three months since we started working from home, and the job market/outlook also has been changing. The International Student/Postdoc Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat is designed to get international students/postdocs who are seeking for jobs together to talk about concerns that all share, and strategize about how to move forward.   During this…

Summer Pathways to Success (P2S) Series: Career Panel – Careers In and Beyond Academia

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…

International Student / Postdoc Job Search Discussion

Zoom

Let’s face it, finding a job can be a difficult process that is often full of stress. Add that we are in the midst of a pandemic with many uncertainties, and you may be experiencing even greater stress and worry. Not to mention all the immigration related questions (visa status, OPT, CPT, etc.) regarding your…

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 – a link will be shared by email to participants. Register to attend Co-sponsored by…

Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

Zoom

Let’s face it, finding a job can be a difficult process that is often full of stress.  Add that we are in the midst of a pandemic with many uncertainties, and you may be experiencing even greater stress and worry.  The Job Search Virtual Discussion Group is designed to get job searchers together to talk…

NextGen Professors: May Cohort Meeting

Zoom

This is invitation-only event for applicants who have been selected to participate in this year’s NextGen Professors cohort and a limited number of additional registrants 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…

Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

Zoom

Let’s face it, finding a job can be a difficult process that is often full of stress.  Add that we are in the midst of a pandemic with many uncertainties, and you may be experiencing even greater stress and worry.  The Job Search Virtual Discussion Group is designed to get job searchers together to talk…

Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

Zoom

Let’s face it, finding a job can be a difficult process that is often full of stress.  Add that we are in the midst of a pandemic with many uncertainties, and you may be experiencing even greater stress and worry.  The Job Search Virtual Discussion Group is designed to get job searchers together to talk…

NextGen Professors: April Cohort Meeting

Zoom

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been selected 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…