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Friday, January 19, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Patent Law Review Panel

Join ASAP and BEST program to hear about the field of intellectual property. This will be an informal panel discussion featuring patent agents, examiners and attorneys who all started off in a STEM field (science PhDs) and eventually transitioned to patent law. We have a very promising and diverse

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Pathways to Success & BEST Joint Symposium

Save the date to chart your future career success!

Workshops and concurrent talks on broad professional development to include:

Elevator Pitch, Non-academic Job Mechanics, Navigate your Future-submit your thesis or dissertation, Creating and Owning Your Individual Development Plan, and more! Click

Location:
G10 Biotech

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
2018 Startup Symposium

Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Entrepreneurship Lab and Entrepreneurship at Cornell will join forces to host an exciting evening showcasing innovation and startups that are shaking up the life sciences space. Hear from scientists and entrepreneurs themselves about what it takes to innovate in

Location:
Uris Auditorium
1300 York Avenue
New York, NY

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Virtual Case Experiences Session

Join two BCG Atlanta consulting team members who will discuss their case experiences and transition to consulting. Speakers to include Wei Han, our Duke ADC recruiting specialist. Wei is a Consultant at BCG who holds a PhD from Duke University.

Login details for this virtual session will be shared

Location:
Webinar

Friday, January 26 - Sunday, January 28, 2018
Animal Health Hackathon

Cohosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Join us for the 2nd year of our Animal Health Hackathon, cohosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell! Students from across degrees, majors and colleges at Cornell

Location:
409 College Avenue
Ithaca

Friday, January 26, 2018
NBA 6320: Core Leadership Skills for A VUCA World

This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of the key leadership skills required for success in today's volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business world.

Meets: January 26, January 27, February 2 & 3rd, 2:00- 5:00

Location:
Meets Jan 26, 27, Feb. 2 & 3

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career

Spring 2018 Certificate Program

In this series of lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively in a laboratory or field setting. Effective mentoring of students

Location:
TBA
Register now.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Matthew Monaghan (Invacare Corporation)

Enterprise Engineering Colloquium: Matthew Monaghan (Invacare Corporation) - Engineering and Leadership in a Product-Based Business

Matthew Monaghan has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Invacare Corporation since April 2015. Prior to joining Invacare, Mr. Monaghan served as a

Location:
Kimball Hall, B11

Thursday, February 01, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Networking @Rev: Hardware

Networking@Rev is a great way to get to know Ithaca’s startup community, meet start ups looking to hire/collaborate, and form valuable connections with local startups and potential investors.  At Rev we draw on the growing hardware ecosystem in our region, and the exciting resources for

Location:
RSVP
Rev Ithaca Startup Works
314 East State Street
Ithaca

Thursday, February 08, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Building a Career On & Off the Bench

Please join the virtual seminar by Dr. Ronda Hamm, who began her career at Dow AgroSciences after finishing her PhD in Entomology at Cornell. She has held a variety of roles in the company including Senior Scientist, Field Biologist, Project Manager Patent Liaison, and Global Academic Relations.

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Location:
135 Emerson
RSVP please

Monday, February 12, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
BEST Careers in...Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Come hear expert panelists share their career trajectories, personal stories of their transitions, and day-to-day work and challenges in areas around governance, risk and compliance, and learn how satisfying your career can be in these fields from the industry, non-profit and academic sectors. 

Location:
102 Mann Library

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Consulting 101 with Randy Allen

CGCC First Spring Meeting: Consulting 101

Are you interested in learning more about management consulting essentials, the role of consultants, and the interviewing process? Join this comprehensive talk on consulting essentials and opportunities for Advanced Degree candidates, by Randy L Allen.

Location:
175 Warren Hall

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:35 AM
P&G CEO Challenge 2018

The Global CEO Challenge is a series of case competitions, starting online and ending with a global competition in Panama City. Students from any school can participate and are invited to put together diverse teams of 3-4 in order to compete. They will first compete in a 75 minute online case study.

Location:
Apply by February 23

Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Medical Device Commercialization: Key Factors for a Smooth Transition from Product Development to Sales

Do you want to gain understanding of the initial phases of medical device development? Learn key elements to reduce risks? Maximize your chances to ultimately release a product born from pure research? If so, come to 226 Weill Hall at noon on February 15 for a presentation by:

Amy Castronova,

Location:
Weill Hall 226

Thursday, February 15, 2018 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
MedTech Member Meet up

Join MedTech members for an in-depth look at SUNY Upstate Medical University's Institute for Human Performance, a rehabilitation center offering occupational and physical therapy, aquatics, cardio rehabilitation, burn rehabilitation, concussion therapy, and neuropsychology assessment.

The BEST

Location:
505 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Virtual Career Fair

Are you looking for a research opportunity? Are you interested in expanding your skill set and becoming competitive in your field?

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education are recruiting students in STEM! ORNL is the U.S. Department of Energy’s

Location:
Online event

Monday, February 26, 2018
P&G 2018 FIRST Conference

Are you interested in learning more about industrial research careers? Do you want to see your research brought to life in products that improve the lives of consumers around the world? Apply now and learn what industrial research at P&G is all about!

Focusing on Industrial Recruitment of

Location:
Apply now
Held in September 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Commercialization Fellowship - Info session

Cornell Engineering offers Commercialization Fellowships—a unique opportunity for PhD students to spend a fully-funded semester and summer in an intensive entrepreneurship program with a personal mentor to explore commercializing a product of the student’s choosing. From intellectual

Location:
240 Carpenter Hall

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Women in the workforce: Essential Conversations

A panel dialogue with four women leaders:

Katheryn Boor, Dean of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University.
Barbara Knuth, Senior Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
Libby Haven, CEO and President of the American Frozen Food Institute
Alison Bodor, Vice President

Location:
146 Stocking Hall
(PepsiCo Auditorium)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
6 Leadership Lessons from high-performing Learning Communities

Please join us for a discussion with Alan Blankstein, award-winning author and founder of Solution Tree and HOPE Foundation, about courageous leadership in the 21st century

Shaping America’s Future: 6 Leadership Lessons from high-performing Learning Communities

Reception to follow

This

Location:
3330 Carol Tatkon Center
North Campus

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap- Stem cell therapy: a magician's tale or clinical reality

Graduate Women in Science Cornell presents "Science on Tap" A public event that brings a diverse set of speakers studying a range of scientific topics from Cornell into the community who will strive to present their research in an authentic but also an engaging and understandable way.

So

Location:
Casita Del Polaris
1201 N Tioga St Unit 2
Ithaca

Friday, March 02 02:00 PM - Sunday, March 04, 2018 04:00 PM
HealthTech Hackathon 2018

What can you do to address the growing problem of antibiotic resistance? HACK! 

Seeking student hackers! Seeking first-time hackers!

This year's HealthTech Hackathon features a track focusing on solutions to the global crisis of antibiotic resistance. In a single weekend, you and other

Location:
eHub in Collegetown

Saturday, March 03, 2018
Science on Tap

Gain training in public science communication and present the most exciting aspects of your research to the general public at the increasingly popular public seminar series, Science on Tap! Apply by March 3

Space is limited. Participants are selected through a short application that takes ~15-20

Location:
Apply by March 3

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Commercialization Fellowship - Info session

Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) invites you to attend this information session with Prof. Erickson.

This funded six-month Commercialization Fellowship is an opportunity for Ph.D. students in Cornell Engineering to take a deep dive into the commercialization process and potential

Location:
116 Upson Hall

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:30 PM
Cancer Epidemiology - Challenges in Studying Humans

Students, faculty, individuals with cancer and members of the public are all welcome to this event, part an Engaged Cornell-affiliated course, Community-based cancer research presentations and discussions (BIOMS 5665)

Kirsten Moysich, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Oncology
Roswell Park Cancer

Location:
101 Warren Hall

Thursday, March 08, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
IP & Pizza CTAM Fund information Session

Join us to learn more about the re-launched Cornell Technology Acceleration and Maturation (CTAM) Fund and how you can get up to $50,000 to further technologies towards commercialization. The CTAM application process has been improved to allow faculty, researchers and students to apply directly to

Location:
102 Mann Library

Friday, March 09, 2018
Entrepreneurship workshop

I-Corps Short Course
March 9/10 & March 23

I-Corps Short Courses are free workshops designed to help university researchers learn an entrepreneurial mindset and skills for taking technology from the lab to the market. 

2 weeks -- 8 teams -- 2 instructors

Click here to apply today!

Location:
Held March 9, 10, 23

Friday, March 09 04:30 PM - Sunday, March 11, 2018 04:30 PM
Comm 5660

Science Communication Workshop: This weekend workshop trains researchers in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communicate effectively with non scientists such as policy makers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public.

Location:
143 Plant Science Building

Friday, March 09, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Opportunities for Public Communication of Science

All are welcome to attend this introductory event for the Science Communication Workshop-COMM 5660. 

Panelists:

Lisa Kaltenegger, Associate Professor of Astronomy, director of the Carl Sagan Institute, and featured in IMAX film The Search for Life in Space.

Sarah Davidson Evanega, Senior

Location:
143 Plant Science Building

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
CVs and Resumes for Advanced Degrees going into Consulting and Business

Craig Jones, from Cornell Career Services, will be presenting to the CGCC about how to tailor our Curricula Vitae or convert them into Resumes, for applying to jobs in the fields of Consulting and Management. Please bring a copy of your CV to work with and take notes on.

Please RSVP here

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Location:
150 Warren Hall

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Turning Ideas into Companies

Venture capitalist Howard Morgan, Ph.D. '68, will give the talk "Turning Ideas Into Companies".

Morgan received his Ph.D. in operations research from Cornell and is the chairman of B Capital Group. He has more than 30 years of experience with more than 200 high-tech entrepreneurial

Location:
B11 Kimball Hall

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Integrated Land Management opportunities

Weeklong workshops and internships in May for Cornell graduate students in Integrated Land Management: Application submission date has been extended to March 15, 2018

Up to 35 students can participate, of whom up to 11 will also do summer research internships with partner organizations

Location:
Held May 21-25 & Summer 2018
Apply by Mar 2

Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
IP & Pizza CTAM Fund Information Session

Learn more about the re-launched Cornell Technology Acceleration and Maturation (CTAM) Fund and how you can get up to $50,000 to further technologies towards commercialization. The CTAM application process has been improved to allow faculty, researchers and students to apply directly to the program.

Location:
S1-222 Schurman Hall
College of Veterinary Medicine

Thursday, March 15, 2018 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Mark Bayer

ASAP invites you to hear Mark Bayer, president of Bayer Strategic Consulting and former Chief of Staff in the Senate and House of Representatives. He is a 17-year Capitol Hill veteran, and master legislative strategist and advocacy expert who's turning his attention to helping scientists get their

Location:
102 Mann Library

Sunday, March 18 12:44 PM - Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:44 PM
2018 AAAS CASE Workshop & Cornell Advocacy Day

The AAAS CASE Workshop is an exciting opportunity designed for doctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and math fields with limited experience and knowledge of science policy and advocacy who want to learn more about science policy.

The program is organized to educate STEM students

Location:
Washington DC
Apply by Feb 9

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Book talk on hunger and poverty

Sponsored by Master of Public Health and Engaged Cornell:

Andy Fisher, co-founder of the Community Food Security Coalition and author of the new book, Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America & Anti-Hunger Groups, joins us in Ithaca, NY for a discussion on the politics of

Location:
160 Mann Library

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
New Leadership Journeys: Networks, not Ladders

2017 - 2018 - GPWomeN-PCCW Speaker Series presents:

"New Leadership Journeys: Networks, not Ladders" with Eva Sage-Gavin

In this seminar Eva will share her leadership journey and what we as women can do to obtain or help others gain a leadership role. Her answer is simple - "if we

Location:
401 Warren Hall

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Cornell Graduate Student Advocacy Day

This exciting opportunity is designed for graduate and professional degree students who are U.S. citizens and want to learn more about public policy.

On March 21, Cornell graduate and professional degree students selected to participate in the Cornell Advocacy Day will join Cornell STEM doctoral

Location:
Washington DC
apply by Feb 9

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 04:30 PM
Three Minute Thesis Competition

Develop and showcase your research communication skills by competing in Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) for graduate students. Cornell's 4th annual competition will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at 4:30 in G10 Biotech. All research students (master's and doctoral) are invited to participate in the

Location:
G10 Biotech

Friday, March 23, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Cornell Women in Public Policy Seminar

Cornell Women in Public Policy (WIPP) is delighted to welcome Dr. Elizabeth Peters to campus. She will give a presentation on one of her latest papers titled "National Income Changes and the Empowerment of Women Within the Household". 

H. Elizabeth Peters, an Institute fellow in the

Location:
B25 Warren Hall

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Bridging the Gap: Communicating and Connecting with MBA's

MBAs speak their own language and have been trained to see the world in a certain way. To be successful, Non-MBA graduate students entering the fields of consulting or business management need to understand how to communicate and network in this new world. This Tuesday, Jacob Lehman will speak to us

Location:
175 Warren Hall

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
GCC Virtual Career Fair

Graduate Career Consortium (GCC) is hosting a national Virtual Career Fair (VCF)! The VCF is a one-day online career fair for Ph.D. & Master's students, postdocs, and alumni, offering the opportunity to connect with employers. All Cornell graduate students, postdocs, and alumni are Invited! 

Location:
Online

Saturday, March 31, 2018 10:29 AM
Nominate Grad & Professional Students, Staff & Faculty

The Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement and the OISE Student Leadership Council and awards committee chairs Chelsea Stephens and Jason Chang invite you to nominate by March 31 current graduate or professional degree students, staff and faculty who go above and

Location:
Nominations due by March 31

Thursday, April 05, 2018 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
BEST Professional Portrait Date

Award Winning Portraitist Roger William Theise will again be on campus to take a professional headshot so you can look your BEST for your LinkedIn profile, and more.

Please sign up for a 10 minute slot using this Google form. Preference given to BESTies. We will confirm your timeslot a

Location:
G01 Biotech Bldg.

Friday, April 06 - Sunday, April 08, 2018
Policy Hackathon

Do you want a chance to solve real-world policy challenges in a dynamic and exiting environment, all in one weekend? Join my in forming a Cornell graduate student team for MIT's inaugural Policy Hackathon: from Data to Decisions. The Hackathon will take place April 6th-8th and Cornell is

Location:
RSVP by March 2nd.
held Apr 6-8 at MIT in Cambridge, MA

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:45 PM
Cancer Research Seminar

These seminars are an ongoing collaboration between CRC & cancer researchers at Cornell. Presentations are in lay language & questions are encouraged

April 11: Student presentation:

-Is there valid science behind alternative/integrative cancer therapies? BESTie Sabrina

Location:
101 Warren Hall

Saturday, April 14, 2018
2018 Chemistry Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program

Students of the CBI program have assembled internal and external speakers conducting exciting research at the interface of chemistry and biology!

Please register here: https://goo.gl/forms/tLBWq2DiU0YIK4yM2

Cornell Event Listing: http://events.cornell.edu/event/2018_cbi_symposium

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Location:
120 PBS

Sunday, April 15, 2018
ComSciCon-Cornell 2018

Calling all STEM graduate and post-doctoral researchers!

The 4th Annual ComSciCon-Cornell two-day science communication workshop will be held at Cornell University this July 13th and July 21st. 

The workshop is free to attend and open to all STEM graduate students and post-doctoral

Location:
Apply by April 15
Held July 13 & 21, 2018
Cornell University

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EEID Club meeting with Dr. Susi Remold

CANCELLED due to travel issues

The Ecology and Evolution of Infection and Disease (EEID) Club will be holding a special meeting with Dr. Susi Remold from the University of Louisville. She has been a program officer for the NSF EEID program for the past two years, and we thought this would be

Location:
5132 Comstock Hall

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Gretchen Goldman, Union for Concerned Scientists

ASAP invites you to hear Gretchen Goldman, Research Director for the Center for Science and Democracy, at the Union for Concerned Scientists (UCS)  who will be speaking to ASAP over bagels and coffee. She will give us a UCS overview and then talk about federal government science and

Location:
102 Mann Library

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:45 PM
Cancer Research Seminar

These seminars are an ongoing collaboration between CRC & cancer researchers at Cornell. Presentations are in lay language & questions are encouraged

April 18: Student presentations

-Which cancers have increasing incidence rates? Why?
-Research on biomarkers for diagnosis/early

Location:
101 Warren Hall

Wednesday, April 18 06:00 PM - Friday, April 20, 2018 08:00 PM
Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration

Join more than 700 alumni, parents, students, faculty, and staff for two days of on-campus events including:

Symposia on a wide range of topics including startup challenges, sustainability, power of networking, bitcoin, etc.

Recognition of 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year
eLab Demo Day
Cornell

Location:
Statler Hotel & other locations

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Conversation with female entrepreneurs

The discussion will focus on female entrepreneurs and technologists who are building the next generation of tech start-ups, investing in each other's ventures, upending male hacker stereotypes, and rallying women and girls everywhere to join the digital revolution.

"Geek Girl Rising"

Location:
Statler Auditorium

Thursday, April 19, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cornell Venture Challenge (CVC)

Applications for Cornell Venture Challenge (CVC) are open! The premier Cornell startup competition awards $25k for the first prize winner (another $25k will be offered by Cornell Technology Licensing office for CTL affiliated startups). This is purely prize money and no equity is required in

Location:
Statler Hotel Amphitheater

Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Bridging Policy and Social Science

Rigorous research and public policy ought to go hand in hand; yet, a gap persists in the use of social science to inform public policy in the United States. This presentation explores the uses of research in policymaking based on the unique perspectives of policymakers themselves, with a particular

Location:
2nd fl conf rm, Beebe Hall

Thursday, April 19, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Careers Beyond Academia: Informing and Influencing Policy Through Research

Excited about evidence-based policymaking? Join us for a discussion with four influential Cornell alumni who have demonstrated the power of research in the public policy space. Panelists will discuss career opportunities for graduate students that go beyond academia. These alumni represent diverse

Location:
B 25 Warren Hall

Friday, April 20, 2018 10:48 AM
Lean Six Sigma Belt Training via Distance Learning

This Lean Six Sigma training course at the Green Belt level gives you valuable business tools to achieve process and operational excellence. The course content emphasizes why the implementation of Lean Six Sigma is vital to the continuous improvement of industry in today's competitive world.

Location:
Online
Held April 30-July 1, 2018

Sunday, April 22, 2018 01:19 PM
NYS Biotechnology Symposium 2018-Early registration ends

Would you like to get ca$h prizes and feedback on your research?  Join a poster session featuring graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

The BEST Program can cover offer travel and registration costs for select participants. Contact Susi Varvayanis if interested.

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Location:
SUNY-ESF Gateway Center
Syracuse, NY

Monday, April 23, 2018 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Tackling Imposter Syndrome with Dena Simmons

During this interactive session, participants will explore the five key skills of emotional intelligence-recognizing, understanding, labeling, expressing, and regulating emotions-as well as examples of culturally responsive practices. Through narrative, Dr. Simmons will discuss how the intersection

Location:
CVM LH 4/5

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:45 PM
Cancer Research Seminar

These seminars are an ongoing collaboration between CRC & cancer researchers at Cornell. Presentations are in lay language & questions are encouraged

Guest speaker

Allyson Ocean, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell, medical oncologist and attending physician

Location:
101 Warren Hall

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Networking@Rev: Ithaca is Startups

Featuring a career and internship fair.

We all know that Ithaca is Gorges, but did you know Ithaca is Startups?

Come to the April Networking@Rev event to hear from entrepreneurs about why they moved to Ithaca to launch and grow their businesses.

We will also be hosting a Startup Career Fair at

Location:
Rev Ithaca Startup Works
314 East State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Finding Your Research Voice

Customized Communication Workshop For Researchers and Scientists

Learning to tell a compelling research story can have a significant impact on your career. It can make you stand out at professional conferences, on the job market, or during an ideal networking opportunity. It is easy to tell a

Location:
G01 Biotech
registration required

Thursday, April 26, 2018 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
William Kappel, Emeritus Hydrologist at the USGS

Mr. Kappel will give an overview of the work that is done at U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Ithaca, discuss his background and current research, and share how he got to where he is today.

He will also talk to about his career with the USGS and some of his past work. Here is a link to a couple of

Location:
2146 Snee Hall

Monday, April 30, 2018 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Spring Recognition Banquet

The 2018 Graduate and Professional Student Diversity & Inclusion Recognition Banquet is a collaborative event hosted by the OISE affiliated student organizations and co-sponsored by several campus partners where we will celebrate the close of the academic year, present awards, and recognize

Location:
G10 Biotech

Friday, May 04, 2018 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM
Christopher R. Braden, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Seminars in Infection & Immunity (Course VETMI 7120) by the Center for Infection & Pathobiology

Pathogens, Outbreaks and the Critical Role of Public Health Microbiology

Christopher R. Braden, MD, Deputy Director of  the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious

Location:
Lecture Hall 4/5
VET School

Saturday, May 05, 2018 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
2018 Baker Symposium

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University presents:

New Frontiers in Organic Chemistry.

 

Location:
120 Physical Sciences Building

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Let's Talk Careers in Microbiology

Part I: Careers in Academia See the flyer here  Please register by Thursday May 3rd.

12:00–1:00 Faculty Panel from the Field of Microbiology

Prof. Esther Angert
Prof. John Helmann
Prof. David Russell
Asst. Prof. Tory Hendry
Asst. Prof. Tobias Dörr

1:00 – 2:

Location:
148 Stocking Hall

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:30 PM
Cancer Research Seminar

Laundette P. Jones, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine 

"From Cells to Communities: Bridging scientific research to breast cancer survivorship" 

Dr. Jones does basic and translational research on breast cancer and also has interests in

Location:
101 Warren Hall

Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:20 PM - 01:20 PM
Non-Academic Careers

Plant Biology Seminar with Paul Chomet, Scientific Advisor to NRGene

In the spring of 2016, six years after forming in Ness Ziona, Israel, NRGene, Ltd. opened the doors to its US office in St. Louis. The biotech company has developed analytics, technology and software to compare genomes and

Location:
404 Plant Science

Thursday, May 10, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
ASAP Social

Advancing Science And Policy (ASAP) will be hosting a happy hour social at the Liquid State Brewing Company on Thursday, May 10th at 7pm. This new brewery has limited food options, but allows its customers to order-in from surrounding restaurants or to bring in their own food.  We hope this

Location:
Liquid State Brewing Co
620 W. Green St.
Ithaca, NY

Monday, May 14, 2018
Insight Data Fellow Program

Apply by May 14 The Insight Data Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs looking to transition to careers in fields like data science, data engineering, artificial intelligence, and many others. Over the past 6 years, over 1400 Insight Fellows

Location:
Apply by May 14, 2018

Thursday, May 17 - Friday, May 18, 2018
NYS Biotechnology Symposium 2018

Would you like to get ca$h prizes and get feedback on your research?  Join a poster session featuring graduate student and postdoctoral researchers.

The BEST Program can cover offer travel and registration cost for select participants. Contact Susi Varvayanis if interested.

Download event

Location:
SUNY-ESF Gateway Center
Syracuse, NY

Friday, May 18, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
From PhD to Regulatory Affairs Professional

Do you seek to work in a federal agency? Join us to ask questions about a career progression from an academic researcher to a regulatory affairs professional.

Dr. Rajni Singh got her PhD degree in Molecular and Integrative Physiology from Cornell in 2012. She was an Oak Ridge Institute for

Location:
102 Mann Library

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
2018 Empowering Women in Science & Engineering Symposium

EWISE is a one-day professional development event for faculty, staff, postdocs, PhD students, and professionals that provides participants with the opportunity to network and establish relationships with women and champions of women across the STEM disciplines.

Keynote and Session Topics Include:

Location:
Stocking Hall

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap

"The Science of Food: Energy resources, food waste and health!" 

Sarah Murphy, PhD Student and Dr. Kathleen Hefferon, Postdoctoral Fulbright Fellow - Food Science

Supported by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, OISE, The Northstar House and the BEST Program.

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Location:
Northstar House's
Casita de Polaris
1201 North Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY

Friday, June 01, 2018 08:42 AM
Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Medical Technology (SMDP MedTech)

Call for applications for the Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Medical Technology (SMDP MedTech)

The one year career mentoring program pairs ethnically diverse students (Baccalaureate, Master or Ph.D.) and early career researchers with industry mentors who work at companies in the

Location:
Application deadline June 1st, 2018
Held Sept. 22-26

Monday, June 04, 2018
Scientists Teaching Science

Online Course

Are you interested in teaching, but your students doze off during your lectures? Do you find yourself wondering if there’s a better way to teach science than just lecturing with slides and illustrations? How can you tell if your students really understand the information or have

Location:
Online
Held June 4-August 12

Monday, June 04, 2018
Summer 2019 Pathways to Success Symposium

Save the date.  More details to come!

Location:
G01 & G10 Biotech

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
AAAS Workshop: Engaging with Policymakers

Nearly every major issue facing society has science at its core, including economic productivity, healthcare, and climate change. Science and scientists can play an important role in informing decision-making on these issues. This workshop on Engaging With Policymakers offers an overview

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 08:15 AM - 05:00 PM
Pathways to Success & BEST Joint Symposium

This is the second of two symposia to help you successfully Navigate Your Future. Workshops and concurrent panel discussions on broad professional development to include: Recruiter perspectives, NGO's & Thinktanks, Entrepreneurship, Consulting, Industry & National Lab postdocs

The AAAS&

Location:
G10 & G01 Biotech

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Exponent Ph.D. Dinner Seminar

Are you interested in consulting? Former BESTie Nick Horton, currently at Exponent suggested Corissa Lee, a Cornell alumna, to be a speaker at the Pathways to Success (P2S) Symposium. (Please note that the P2S Symposium registration is closed)

Following the symposium,

Location:
G01
Biotech

Friday, June 08, 2018 01:02 PM
NSF Short Courses

Our partners at Cornell's Center for Regional Economic Advancement, site of the Upstate NY I-Corps Node, are offering a short courseNSF I-Coprs Short Course for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial

Location:
Held June 8-22

Friday, June 08, 2018 04:15 PM - 07:00 PM
TGIF with Alumni

TGIF “Tell Grads It’s Friday” Happy Hour with Cornell Alumni

It’s never too early to network! Meet and network with Cornell alumni with advanced degrees, at this special TGIF event during 2018 Reunion. Talk with alumni to get advice on life after Cornell. Share your research

Location:
Big Red Barn

Sunday, June 10, 2018 09:00 AM
2018 Princeton Graduate Consulting Case Competition

The Graduate Consulting Club at Princeton University will be organizing its annual Graduate Case Competition on June 22, 2018. Each team of 3-5 students will work on a real-world case problem.

Eligible for non-MBA graduate/professional students from all disciplines who are interested in management

Location:
Application deadline: June 10

Monday, June 11, 2018 08:51 AM
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training via Distance Learning

The Lean Six Sigma training course at the Black Belt level gives you and your professional team the necessary business tools to organize, coordinate and lead your organization in achieving process and operational excellence. The course content emphasizes the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve

Location:
Online
Held June 11-August 31

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
NASEM Public Release Report Webinar

Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

This will be a public report release webinar provided by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in

Location:
online, broadcast to Weill Hall 224

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Know your Rights-Legal Literacy for Scientists

Webinar Description: The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund (CLSDF), a non-profit organization based in New York City, provides free support and resources to scientists who are dragged into litigation or otherwise threatened with legal attacks and harassment by politically and ideologically

Location:
Online

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Growth Mindset: Tools for Graduate School and Life

Both internal and external factors can impact your mindset, especially during graduate school. Research shows that one of the most important components of resilience is a growth mindset. The good news is we can all further develop and strengthen this mindset through evidence-based cognitive

Location:
102 Mann Library

Wednesday, June 20 - Saturday, June 23, 2018
Drug Development Workshop

By application only. Deadline March 21.

A special opportunity for biomedical trainees (grad students, postdocs, and clinical fellows; within 2y of completing this phase of training) to participate in a unique drug development workshop to learn about critical questions that are addressed at each

Location:
Biogen, Cambridge MA
selected participants only

Friday, June 22, 2018 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Future Professors Institute

Are you interested in an academic career? Then join us on June 22 for the Future Professors Institute! This space-limited institute is free for Cornell graduate students and postdocs. A limited number of spaces are also open to graduate students and postdocs from outside of Cornell.

About the

Location:
Stocking Hall

Monday, June 25 - Thursday, June 28, 2018
Finding Your Research Voice Workshop

 Enroll Now!

This workshop is to intensively work your research presentation. Invest four days to hone your engaging research story. Must attend all sessions.

Time: 9 am to 12 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Registration is via Blackboard (select Finding Your Research Voice 06-

Location:
294 B Clark Hall

Monday, June 25 - Thursday, June 28, 2018
LSI 24-Hour Lab Safety Short Course

For the 12th year in a row, Cornell University will be hosting the Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) – 24 hour Lab Safety Short Course. This opportunity is shared by BEST mentor Alexis Brubaker, and is appropriate for anyone interested in an industry career or becoming more aware of lab safety

Location:
East Hill Office Building Room 140
395 Pine Tree Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap

"The Science of Innovation: drawing links between basic research and real-world applications."

Supported by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, OISE, The Northstar House and the BEST Program.

Andrea Acevedo, PhD Candidate in Biophysics:  “Living machines: how the study and

Location:
Northstar Houses's
Casita de Polaris
1201 North Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY

Monday, July 09, 2018 10:04 PM
Insight Data Fellows Program

Apply by July 9. The Insight Data Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs looking to transition to careers in fields like data science, data engineering, artificial intelligence, and many others. Over the past 6 years, over 1400 Insight Fellows

Location:
last day to apply

Friday, July 13, 2018
ComSciCon-Cornell 2018

Calling all STEM graduate and post-doctoral researchers!

The 4th Annual ComSciCon-Cornell will take place on Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 21st on the Cornell University campus. STEM graduate students and post-doctoral researchers from universities based in Central and Western New

Location:
Application deadline April 15
Attend BOTH July 13 & 21

Monday, July 16, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BEST Special Seminar on Careers in...Industry post DVM and PhD

 Are you interested in learning more about a career in industry? Are you working towards a PhD or DVM degree? If so, meet this speaker on July 16 in 226 Weill Hall to hear her career trajectory until now and to gain insight into the corporate culture at Boehringer Ingelheim and what a career as

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Saturday, July 21, 2018 03:37 PM
ComSciCon-Cornell 2018

 Regional STEM graduate and post-doctoral researchers are meeting on this second day of the 4th Annual ComSciCon-Cornell two-day communicating science conference at Cornell University on July 21st. 

The workshop is by application only (selection was based on April 15 applications), free

Location:
Held July 13 & 21

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap

Summer Series: "The Science of Light: beaming up advancements in technology and medicine!"

Supported by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, OISE, The Northstar House and the BEST Program.

Mengran Wang, PhD Candidate in Biophysics: “Illuminating the brain: invention of the

Location:
Northstar Houses's
Casita de Polaris
1201 North Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY

Thursday, July 26 02:47 PM - Friday, July 27, 2018 02:47 PM
Upstate Capital's 11th Annual Saratoga Forum

This two-day event includes an Executive Forum for company CEOs, panel discussions from leading investors and great networking at our trackside suite on Friday. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with key industry investors who shape the present and future of the private capital markets across

Location:
Saratoga Springs

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 01:30 PM - 06:10 PM
76West Pitch Competition day 1

 If you are thinking about improving your entrepreneurial mindset, come hear the startup pitches by a whole suite of companies. The ones in bold below have been started by PhDs and postdocs at Cornell who are associated with the BEST Program. Come lend them some support!

76West is an

Location:
Stocking Hall

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 09:30 AM - 02:45 PM
76West Pitch Competition day 2

If you are thinking about improving your entrepreneurial mindset, come hear the startup pitches by a whole suite of companies. The ones in bold below have been started by PhDs and postdocs at Cornell who are associated with the BEST Program. Come lend them some support!

76West is an

Location:
Stocking Hall

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
How to Submit Grants at Cornell - A Primer

This workshop will help postdocs and late-stage graduate students learn how to submit grants at Cornell and how to apply for NIH Career Development Awards (K Awards)

Presenter:

Kim Holloway, Office of Sponsored Programs.

Please RSVP.  

Location:
B51 Warren Hall

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 03:44 PM
The National Biosafety and Biocontainment Program (NBBTP) Fellowship

Shared by Alexis Brubaker, former NBBTP Fellow and campus partner. Please contact Alexis if you have questions about this career option and her fellowship experience.

The National Biosafety and Biocontainment Program (NBBTP) Fellowship

The NBBTP is a partnership between the Division of

Location:
Apply by August 1st.

Friday, August 10, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Let's Talk Careers Beyond Academia

Our goals with this workshop series are to introduce graduate students and postdocs to various career opportunities beyond the scope of academia. We have invited scientists, many of which are Cornell alumni, from various organizations to speak and answer questions about their career paths in a

Location:
148 Stocking Hall

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Registration Now Open for the Summer Success Symposium!

The Summer Success Symposium is a one day event for new and continuing MS/PhD and PhD students from across all graduate fields who identify as belonging to groups historically underrepresented in graduate education. 

Registration Priority Date: August 3, 2018 Click here&

Location:
G10 Biotechnology Building

Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
MedTech MeetUp

For those who have not yet been to a MeetUp, they are quarterly events held at MedTech member locations and open to MedTech members and others to learn about bio/med industry trends and to network with colleagues working in this region’s bio/med community.

Contact Susi Varvayanis if

Location:
University of Rochester,
Saunders Research Building
265 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14620

Friday, August 17, 2018
17th Annual BBS Symposium

Don't miss the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Symposium which brings together researchers from a myriad of departments and fields to celebrate and learn.

The BBS Symposium is hosted by the Baker Institute for Animal Health. This year’s theme is “Translating Basic Research Into


Monday, August 27, 2018 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
2018 Civic Engagement

Talk by Kei Koizumi (former Assistant Director for Federal R&D White House Office of Science and Technology Policy during the Obama administration) followed by a workshop by Kei and Chris Schaffer from 10-noon focused on federal science policy.  

All students and faculty are


Wednesday, August 29, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
BEST Professional Portrait Day

Back by popular demand, BEST is again sponsoring award winning portraitist Roger William Theise to take a professional headshot so you can look your BEST for your LinkedIn profile, and more. Please sign up for a slot using this google form.

Dress professionally and be prepared to

Location:
G01 Biotech

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap

"The Science of Plants & Sustainability: lasting food supplies and telling environmental time."

Sumer Series supported by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies,Cornell GPSA, OISE, The Northstar House and the BEST Program.

Juana Munoz, PhD Candidate in Horticulture & Dr. Brita

Location:
Northstar Houses's
Casita de Polaris
1201 North Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY

Wednesday, September 05, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
P&G Information Session

Meet with Henrique Aveiro and Bernardo Aguilera, P&G Doctoral Recruiters for an information session and informal Q&A about technical careers in industry. For PhD students and Post-Docs.

Wednesday Sept. 5  Information Session Olin Hall 255 7:30-8:30 pm  

Thursday

Location:
255 Olin Hall

Thursday, September 06, 2018 07:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Basic Project Management Workshop

AM&T is pleased to offer an 8-hour ‘train and do’ workshop that includes classroom presentations and exercises on how to successfully organize, manage and complete projects on time and on budget.

The BEST Program will reimburse registration and mileage to select BESTies.  We

Location:
AM&T
5 South College Drive
Suite 104
Binghamton, NY 13905
(Access Training Room through Main …

Thursday, September 06, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
P&G Lunch with recruiting team

Meet with Henrique Aveiro and Bernardo Aguilera, P&G Doctoral Recruiters for an information session and informal Q&A about technical careers in industry. For PhD students and Post-Docs.

Wednesday Sept. 5  Information Session Olin Hall 255 7:30-8:30 pm  

Thursday

Location:
274 Olin Hall

Monday, September 10, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
CGCC: Consulting 101 with Randy Allen

Are you interested in learning more about the field of management consulting, the role of consultants, and the interviewing process? Join this comprehensive talk on consulting essentials and opportunities for Advanced Degree candidates, by Randy L Allen.

Randy Allen is Senior Lecturer of Management

Location:
B25 Warren

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Clean meat technology with Elliot Swartz, UCLA

"Leveraging advances in biomedicine toward the development of the clean meat industry"

The utilization of animal stem cells to grow muscle and fat tissues in vitro for consumption, dubbed “clean meat,” offers an unprecedented opportunity to disrupt animal agriculture and

Location:
125 Weill Hall

Monday, September 17, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
CGCC: Kickoff general meeting

The Cornell Graduate Consulting club invites you to attend this year's kickoff meeting to learn about the club, what it does, and how it does it!

This meeting will be of particular interest to students who have been at Cornell for more than one year and/or who might be interested in helping run

Location:
100 Caldwell Hall

Thursday, September 20, 2018 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
OSP Roundtable: The Ins and Outs of Matching Funds

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) Roundtable

Presenter: Jeffrey Silber, Sr. Director, Sponsored Financial Services

In 2014, the Uniform Guidance (UG) clarified expectations for cost share and its impact on the merit review of applications.  Before proposing cost share, it’s important

Location:
404 Plant Science Building

Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM
Exploring Careers Outside Academia

Job Search Series: Exploring Careers Outside of Academia

Are you contemplating a career outside of academia and unsure about what transferable skills you have or what careers are available to you? If so, you are invited to attend this free workshop to learn what strategies you can take in exploring

Location:
G01 Biotech

Thursday, September 20, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Life Science Lecture Series for Graduate Students and Post-docs

Adrian Krainer from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory will give the Cornell Life Science Lecture Seminar (formerly called Biology without Borders) on Friday September 21 at 4PM in Biotech. G10.

As part of this invitation he is giving a presentation to graduate students and post-docs on Thursday,

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Friday, September 21 - Sunday, September 23, 2018
Comm 5660 Science Communication Workshop

Science Communication Workshop: This weekend workshop trains researchers in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communicate effectively with non scientists such as policy makers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public.

Location:
141 Plant Science Building

Friday, September 21, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Opportunities for Public Communication of Science

 All are welcome to attend this introductory event for the Science Communication Workshop-COMM 5660*
 

David Pizzaro, Associate Professsor, Psychology.  Cohost of "Very Bad Wizards podcast. See Dr. Pizarro's website and other podcasts that he has collaborated/created.
&

Location:
143 Plant Sciences

Friday, September 21, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Networking@Rev: Failures that Inspire

Entrepreneurship sometimes feels like a game of Snakes and Ladders, no sooner do you move your business one step forward, you find yourself pushed three steps back.

The event is free and food and drink will be available, but please RSVP to save your spot!

 

Location:
Rev: Ithaca Startup Works-
314 East State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Sunday, September 23, 2018
SparkTalks-last day to apply

It's more important than ever for scholars to be able to clearly communicate their research, whether to undergraduates in the classroom, prospective employers, funding agencies, or the general public. SPARK Talks offer Cornell graduate students and postdocs a unique opportunity to present research

Location:
Apply today

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 05:00 AM - 06:00 PM
CGCC: Introduction to Case Interviews

Trying to figure out what this whole Case Interview thing is? Join us for a 1-hour workshop, where we’ll explain the format of the case interview, show you strategies to prepare for it, introduce you to the key skills you will need to develop, and provide you with resources to help you on your

Location:
175 Warren Hall

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Science on Tap: Vaccines from history to controversy

Cynthia Leifer, Associate Professor of Immunology will tell the tale of why and how vaccines were developed, how they work and what is in them. Dr. Leifer will also explain the science behind what we know about their safety and efficacy.

Free and open to the public.

 

Location:
Casita Del Polaris
1201 N. Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY 14850

Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
MedTech IDEAS Summit

MedTechIDEAS is a series of conferences aimed at presenting a “Big Idea” from top innovators in the /med industry. This summit will feature Diversity in Life Sciences - Effective Practices for Organizations.

Listen to a live interview with Martha Goldberg Aronson, CONMED

Location:
CONMED Corporation
Utica, NY

Thursday, September 27, 2018 04:30 PM - 05:15 PM
Ethics in Science and Engineering

ASAP invites you to attend this talk with Park Doing, STEM Ethics Professor in Cornell's Engineering Department. Dr. Doing will be presenting a talk and leading discussion on scientific transparency. 

Followed by open discussion. Download event flyer here.

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Location:
103 Kennedy Hall

Friday, September 28, 2018 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Postdoc Leadership Certificate Program

Co-sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and the VP of Human Resources, this 10-module program is designed to introduce postdocs to some key concepts and skills of leadership in today’s complex environment. It provides a practical forum to assess and develop personal leadership


Monday, October 01, 2018 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
UN Chief Strategy Officer

Join ASAP (Advancing Science and Policy) for a special event lunch with Ambassador Olav Kjørven, Norwegian UN Official and Chief Strategy Officer for EAT, a science-based global platform for food system transformation. The title of his talk is “Policy, the environment, human health and

Location:
Emerson 135

Monday, October 01, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Intro to Case Competitions

Find out what a case competition is, how to apply to one, how to prepare for the competition, and tips and tricks for maximizing your performance.

Join us for an Introduction to Case Competitions!! This meeting will be led by our very own Rick Wang (CGCC VP of Alumni Relations) and Silvia

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Thursday, October 04, 2018 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
ASAP Social

Join  Advancing Science And Policy (ASAP) for a happy hour social and informal conversation

About ASAP:

Cornell Advancing Science and Policy is a group of graduate students, post-docs and faculty interested in the intersection of science and policy. We engage our members in the policy making

Location:
Bickering Twins

Tuesday, October 09, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
AAAS: Non-traditional Careers in Stem

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) will offer two new 75-minute webinars about STEM careers and industry presented by professionals in a variety of disciplines to help prepare students for life outside of academia.

Non-traditional Careers in STEM
October 9, 2018
2:00

Location:
Webinar

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ComSciCon-Cornell info session

We are looking for a group of BESTies to serve on the 2018-2019 Organizing Committee for ComSciCon-Cornell, a two-day science communication workshop serving STEM graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the Central & Western New York area. The goal of the workshop is to empower future

Location:
221 Weill Hall

Friday, October 12, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Career Panel on Science Communication and Extension

Hosted by the Atkinson Center Research Fellows Group


Career Panel lunch with beekeeper Emma Mullen, brewing expert Kaylyn Kirkpatrick and energy educator Terry Carroll from the Cornell Cooperative Extension.

They'll share their specific roles within CCE as well as a bit about their career

Location:
300 Rice Hall

Friday, October 12, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Ndaba Mandela

Entrepreneurship at Cornell, in collaboration with the Institute of African Development, is hosting Ndaba Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nelson’s birth and present his new book “Going to the Mountain”.   

Ndaba will speak on

Location:
Kennedy Hall Auditorium

Monday, October 15, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Brainstorming and Structuring for Cases

Following on the success of last week’s Intro to Case Competitions, we thought we’d pause and take a week to work on some of the ideas and skills we have discussed earlier this semester. Join GCCC to tackle a series of cases from a variety of industries and business functions together,

Location:
151 Warren Hall

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Women Entrepreneurs Program

Develop your entrepreneurial mindset!

Women Entrepreneurs, also known as W.E., is Cornell University's newest program to help graduate STEM women commercialize their innovations and overcome the challenges of leading a technology-based business.

W.E. is looking to form a first cohort of

Location:
deadline to apply Oct. 16

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Pharmaceutical Drug Development Lecture

Scott Mischler, DVM, PhD, DipACLAM

Dr. Mischler is a Board Certified Laboratory Animal Medicine Professional.  He has a PhD in Pharmacology from Albany Medical College, and retired after 15 years in the pharmaceutical industry. He is currently a consultant. 

Light refreshments will be

Location:
VRT LH 3

Thursday, October 18, 2018 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
OSP Roundtable - October 2018 - Q&A Panel

Hosted by Office of Sponsored Programs

What you’ve always wanted to know but were afraid to ask!

  • Robin Dollaway, Industry Team Lead
  • Tom Goodness, State & Foundation Team Lead
  • Jamie Sprague, Federal Team Lead

Join us at our next OSP Roundtable to get an exclusive peek into the

Location:
404 Plant Science Building
Please RSVP

Thursday, October 18, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Insight Data Fellow Program Virtual Open House

The open house will be a great opportunity for you to chat with Insight alumni and team members to learn about a career in data science or data engineering. You'll also learn how to make a transition into a career in data, and how Insight can help you. This a great opportunity for students to meet

Location:
Online

Friday, October 19, 2018
ASAP Annual Science Policy Training in Washington, DC

Interested in learning more about policy and advocacy? Looking to test your science communication skills in the nations's capital?

Applications are now open for ASAP's Annual Science Policy Training in Washington, DC 

Accepted attendees will attend a two-day workshop in Washington DC, with

Location:
Last day to apply

Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20, 2018
Finding Your Research Voice Workshop

Note:  Due to an emergency this workshop has been rescheduled for Nov. 2-3

This workshop is to intensively work your research presentation. Invest two days to hone your engaging research story. Must attend both sessions.

Time: 9 am to 4 pm Friday and Saturday, with an hour lunch break

Location:
225 Riley Robb Hall

Friday, October 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Science at an NGO

 Hosted by the Atkinson Center 

 

NOTE: This event is by invitation only.

Two selected BESTies will be able to attend. Please contact Azucena Ortega by 3 pm on Tuesday October 16 if interested.

  • Steve Hamburg, EDF Chief Scientist
  • Jennifer McPartland, Senior Scientist,

Monday, October 22, 2018 08:40 AM
Insight Data Fellow Program - apply now

Apply by October 22. The Insight Data Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs looking to transition to careers in fields like data science, data engineering, artificial intelligence, and many others. Over the past 6 years, over 1400 Insight


Monday, October 22, 2018 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellowship - Virtual info session

Are you a scientist or engineer seeking career training in the public policy realm? Want to gain real-world experience working with leaders in the California state government?

Then join the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship Virtual Info

Location:
Webinar

Monday, October 22, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Converting your CV to a Business Resume

Ever wondered how to market yourself most effectively on paper when recruiting for consulting positions? Join Cornell Graduate Consulting Club for a CV/Resume Workshop with Craig Jones from Career Service specially tailored for the CGCC. He will talk about what top employers are looking for, how to

Location:
B 75 Warren Hall

Monday, October 22, 2018 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Rev Hardware Accelerator info session

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works is hosting an information session for its Hardware Accelerator program

The 11-week program helps participants come away with a working prototype, mentorship, connections and knowledge to grow a company.

The program is free and open to participants of all ages and

Location:
eHub in Kennedy Hall.

Friday, October 26, 2018 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Maximizing Your Mentoring Series

The Multicultural Academic Council (MAC) & the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement cordially invite you to the first session of the Maximizing Your Mentoring Series. 

Geared towards graduate students and postdocs, this series aims to support underrepresented

Location:
G01 Biotechnology Building

Friday, October 26, 2018 01:40 PM
UNY I-Corps Clean energy short course

The National Science Foundation's UNY I-Corps program is hosting a free, two-week Short Course starting Oct. 26, co-hosted by Cornell University and Binghamton University.

This is a program to help researchers and engineers going through the customer discovery process define their target market and

Location:
Held Oct 26, 27, 30, Nov 6 & 10

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Handling Difficult Conversations Workshop

Would you like support for conversations you don't look forward to or know how to handle effectively? This workshop will help you increase awareness and appreciation of your needs and values and empower you to express them. Through discussion and practice, you will develop communication skills that

Location:
148 Stocking Hall

Friday, November 02, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Finding Your Research Voice Workshop

This workshop is to intensively work your research presentation and hone your engaging story.

Time: 9 am to 4 pm Friday Nov. 2 and Saturday Nov. 3, with an hour lunch break on your own. You must attend both sessions.

To register, please notify Azucena Ortega by October 31st and provide

Location:
225 Riley Robb Hall

Friday, November 02, 2018 12:56 PM
Hospitality Hackathon

The Cornell Hospitality Hackathon is back for the second year, and is still accepting applications. The event is 36 hours long, Nov. 2-4.

The event is sponsored (and judged) by Amazon, Microstrategy, Salesforce, and Hilton, and of course winning comes with some great prizes and bragging rights.

Location:
eHub Collegetown
409 College Ave, Ithaca NY 14850

Friday, November 02, 2018 01:48 PM
NSF I-Corps Short Courses

NSF I-Corps Short Courses are for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial skills.

Geared toward faculty members, doctoral candidates and post-docs, the Short Course is offered at no cost to participants and consists of both in-

Location:
RIT Rochester
Held Nov. 2, 3, 16

Monday, November 05, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
AAAS: Tips for Successful Careers in Industry

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) presents this 75-minute webinars about STEM careers and industry presented by professionals in a variety of disciplines to help prepare students for life outside of academia.

Register here

Webinar designed to help students learn about

Location:
Webinar

Tuesday, November 06, 2018 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Introduction to Python Programming

Hosted by The Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science-Binghamton University: The State University of New York course introduces computer programming in Python for those who have little or no prior computer programming experience.

We have negotiated a BEST rate (BU rate) for all

Location:
Binghamton University, Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC)
85 Murray Hill Road, Vestal, NY 13850

Wednesday, November 07, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
BEST Careers in...Industry

Navigate your future: BEST Careers in.. Industry, Entrepreneurship & Management

A panel of individuals representing different types of industry careers will share their advice, pros and cons of working in this environment, and how they transitioned from academia. Come armed with your own

Location:
163 Morrison Hall

Thursday, November 08 - Friday, November 09, 2018
Grantsmanship for the Research Professional Course

Grantsmanship for Research Professionals is a two-day executive education-style workshop that introduces and enhances skills associated with effective grant opportunity identification, proposal preparation, grant review process, and team science.

The course is designed for:

  • Researchers at all
Location:
Northwestern University
Wieboldt Hall,
339 E Chicago Avenue Room 711
Chicago, IL

Friday, November 09, 2018 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit

Each November, Entrepreneurship at Cornell hosts an event in New York City featuring speakers who are inspiring, entrepreneurial role models. Don’t miss your chance to listen to amazing speakers, network with fellow Cornellians, students and business executives, and watch some of Cornell&rsquo

Location:
TheTimesCenter
West 41st Street
New York, NY, USA

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Environmental Priorities in Ethnic Communities

Join the Atkinson Center-EDF for their Graduate and Postdoc Seminar Series:

Location:
458 Mann Library

Thursday, November 15, 2018 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Alumni in Consulting Q & A Panel

Come learn more about the consulting career path and lifestyle from Cornell alumni.  Receive insights into recruiting and career development from alumni currently working in consulting through an interactive Q&A session.

Panelists:

Pamela Nasr, Healthcare Consultant at PA Consulting Group

Location:
224 Weill Hall

Thursday, November 15, 2018 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Richard Axel, Nobelist

Richard Axel, M.D.
University Professor at the Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute at Columbia University
Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2004

will present the 2018 Racker Lectures in Biology & Medicine:

Public Lecture,

Location:
Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall

Monday, November 19, 2018
Lean Six Sigma Belt Training via Distance Learning

This Lean Six Sigma training course at the Green Belt level gives you valuable business tools to achieve process and operational excellence. The course content emphasizes why the implementation of Lean Six Sigma is vital to the continuous improvement of industry in today's competitive world.

Please

Location:
Online

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
CGCC Introduction to Design Thinking

Cornell University Library offered a shortened version of this workshop earlier this semester, and it was SOLD OUT. So we reached out and they’re offering it again, in its full version, for the CGCC and our friends… don’t miss this great opportunity to learn about a powerful

Location:
160 Mann Library
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Wednesday, November 28 - Thursday, November 29, 2018
Reproducible Research at Cornell

Please join us for Reproducible Research @ Cornell, a set of events featuring Dr. Brian Nosek of the Center for Open Science (COS). The events will include a lecture, panel, discussions, and workshops on easy, practical steps to increase the reproducibility of your research using COS’s

Location:
Multiple locations

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Building Your Mentoring Network

The Multicultural Academic Council (MAC) & the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement cordially invite you to the second session of the Maximizing Your Mentoring Series. 

Geared towards graduate students and postdocs, this series aims to support

Location:
G10 Biotechnology Building

Thursday, November 29, 2018 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Pipeline Politics: Assessing the Benefits and Harms of Energy Policy

In a Chats in the Stacks book talk, Madelon L. Finkel will present her new book, Pipeline Politics: Assessing the Benefits and Harms of Energy Policy (Praeger, Sept. 2018). Dr. Finkel is professor of healthcare policy & research and director of the Office of Global Health Education at Weill

Location:
160 Mann Library

Friday, November 30, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
When University Researchers Connect with Policy

When University Researchers Connect with Policy: Considerations for Whether, When and How to Engage

Join us for our series of engaged learning workshops! This workshop will offer researchers tools and tips for engaging with policymakers, along with strategies for including students in this work.

Location:
209 Kennedy Hall

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