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Click the links below to access information about the BEST Program and some of our 2015 events:

January 15


Expanding Your Job Search Skills Workshop

January 29

Your Guide to a Career in Consulting
A panel discussion for grads and postdocs 

February 4


Exploring Careers Outside Academia

February 19

Cornell Advancing Science and Policy (ASAP)

A new group for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty interested in the intersection of science, policy, and society

February 27

Dan Fagin. Pulitzer-Prize winning author: "Cancer and the Environment: Connecting the Dots in Toms River and Beyond"

February 27-March 1

Science Communication Workshop Spring 2015

March 5


Beckie Robertson, Versant Ventures

March 11

Chris Schaffer - Advancing Science and Policy (ASAP) Roundtable

March 13

National Postdoctoral Association Meeting

March 19

David Chen, Pfizer

March 20

The startling conclusion about problems in federal science policy: It's our fault.

March 24

April 7

2nd Annual BEST Symposium

April 10

John Hopkins 5th Annual Biotech & Healthcare Case Competition

April 14

BEST Program Informal Meet-and-Greet

April 16-17

Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration
BEST panel w/ Cornell Arts & Sciences on "From idea to reality: funding your 'aha' moment"

April 16

Research Administration - What's it all about?

April 22

May 4 & 5

NYBio 25th anniversary conference

BEST panel on "The Power of Young Innovators"

May 7

Gwen Pearson, Wired Magazine

May 8

Careers for PhDs in Science Policy

May 11

Rami Hannoush, Genentech

May 12

7th Annual Biotechnology Symposium at Brookhaven National Laboratory


May 12 to June 16

Startup Resources & Roadmap

May 19

CCMR Symposium

Frontiers in Polymer Synthesis: Exploring New Opportunities for Structural Control and Applications of Functional Materials

May 19

Science Cabaret: Ask a Scientist LIVE!  

May 21 & 29

1st ComSciCon Cornell 2015

June 5


TGIF "Tell Grads It's Friday" Happy Hour Networking
to meet alumni

August 7

The Cornell-NYU Case Competition

Organized by the Cornell Graduate Consulting Club (CGCC) and the NYU School of Medicine Consulting Club

August 12

Building a Positive On-line Personal Brand: Using LinkedIN, Blogs, and other Social Media Tools

August 18

Free LinkedIn Professional Photographs

August 21

2015 BBS Symposium

September 1

Douglas Marshall, Eurofins

September 8

GE Global Research recruits at Cornell University

September 24

SciDev.Net Speaker on Science Stories from the Developing World

September 25

October 15

Start up discussion with Kwame Amponsah

October 16

NEXUS-NY information session

October 22

Cornell Technology Venture Forum

October 26

What can you be with a PhD?

October 26-27

AIMBE - Public Policy Training Institute

October 28


Visit to Cornell's Government Relations Office

November 2015

BEST Newsletter

November 4-6

Biogen site visit and shadow rotations


November 10

Careers for PhDs in...Industry, Entrepreneurship & Management

November 13

Science Communication talk by Richard Stone, Science

November 16

Navigating your Future Lunch Series

November 17

George Scangos, CEO Biogen

December 2015

BEST Newsletter

December 3

FameLab Winner Padraic Flood speaks on SciCom

December 7 & 8

Finding Your Scientific Voice
Melanie Dreyer-Lude
& Itai Cohen


December 10

Advancing Science and Policy (ASAP) RoundTable