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:…

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…

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…

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…

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 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.

Pathways from Postdoc to Faculty

Zoom

A multi-part webinar series that will provide you with everything you need to know about applying to a faculty position - from your initial application, to the chalk talk onsite, and beyond. Registration requested: Please sign up online at Bit.ly/FallPathways Session schedule: I got an offer! What do I do now? Tuesday, October 10th from 12 pm…

Event Series Pathways from Postdoc to Faculty

Pathways from Postdoc to Faculty

Zoom

A multi-part webinar series that will provide you with everything you need to know about applying to a faculty position - from your initial application, to the chalk talk onsite, and beyond. Registration requested: Please sign up online at Bit.ly/FallPathways Session schedule: I got an offer! What do I do now? Tuesday, October 10th from 12 pm…

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…

Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Zoom

The Inclusive Teaching Institute for Graduate Students & Postdocs is an opportunity to explore strategies for engaging diversity and fostering inclusion in higher education learning environments. As a participant, you will reflect and connect with other graduate students and postdocs to share knowledge, explore how and why social identities come into play in the learning…

Teaching Intensive Institutions: Tips for the Early Years

Zoom

At invitation of our CIRTL Network colleagues from UMass Amherst, we are excited to share information about a virtual Teaching at Teaching Intensive Institutions conference on October 20, 2023. Registration for all graduate students, postdocs, and recent graduate alumni is now open! The day features two panels: the first features senior faculty and administrators talking about what…

Intro to Teaching Intensive Institutions

Zoom

At invitation of our CIRTL Network colleagues from UMass Amherst, we are excited to share information about a virtual Teaching at Teaching Intensive Institutions conference on October 20, 2023. Registration for all graduate students, postdocs, and recent graduate alumni is now open! The day features two panels: the first features senior faculty and administrators talking about what…

Event Series Pathways from Postdoc to Faculty

Pathways from Postdoc to Faculty

Zoom

A multi-part webinar series that will provide you with everything you need to know about applying to a faculty position - from your initial application, to the chalk talk onsite, and beyond. Registration requested: Please sign up online at Bit.ly/FallPathways Session schedule: I got an offer! What do I do now? Tuesday, October 10th from 12 pm…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

Weill Institute Career Workshop: Alumni in Academia Panel

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This event hosted by the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology's Career Development committee is open to all interested graduate students and postdocs, with a focus on the experiences of alumni from fields associated with the Weill Institute at Cornell University. Join the for a virtual event with a panel of Weill Institute alumni…

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…

Careers for PhDs: Consulting

Zoom

For a growing number of humanities (and other) PhDs, the field of consulting represents an opportunity to translate their love of and expertise in research into a rewarding career path. Established consultancies are eager to employ candidates with doctoral training in a wide range of capacities, while motivated and creative PhDs are often able to…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

Navigating the Job Market with Former FGSS Grads

Zoom

An event hosted by the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (FGSS) Program, open to all grads and with a humanities, arts, and social science focus. Navigating the Job Market with Former FGSS Grads! Wednesday, November 30th from 4:30-6pm (VIRTUAL) Join former Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Graduates in a virtual discussion on how they navigated (and survived!) the job market! During this…

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…

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…

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…

Unstuck: Become the Writer You Already Are

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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?…

NYAS Webinar: Career Paths: Funding & Grantsmanship

Zoom

The ability to write successful research grants is a skill that needs to be worked on. As university budgets are shrinking and external funding sources are becoming more and more competitive, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and scientists should gain experience in this critical skill of successful grant writing early in their careers by applying…

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…

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…

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…

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

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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

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…

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

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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

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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)

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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 2021.

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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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…