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Click the links below to access information about the BEST Program and some of our 2017 events:

January 9

BEST Site visit to P&G

January 10

 BEST Careers in... Science Policy

 

BEST recommended courses:

BME 4440 Science Policy 

COMM 5660 Science
Communication Workshop

PHYS 7685 
aka Finding Your Scientific Voice

AEM 6145 Business
Management Fundamentals 

January 15

ASAP
Advancing Science And Policy

February 1

BEST February Newsletter

February 2

Should I do a postdoc?

February 2

Debate Coach Sam Nelson

February 3

Grant Review Criteria 
webinar with Holly Falk

February 13

Navigating Your Future:
Managing Dual Careers

February 15

MedTech Member MeetUp at AMRI

February 16-20

AAAS Annual Meeting

February 28, March 21 &28

Pitch Competition

Mixer, Workshop, then Compete!

March 1

BEST March Newsletter

March 2

Case Study:
A Scientist in Washington

March 8

Communicating the Science
Behind Energy & Environment

March 8 & 9

Engaged Cornell Course: Cancer research presentations and discussions (BIOMS 5665)

 

March 13 & 14

D.C. Career Options Symposium
with Georgetown University

March 13, 14 & 21

Pre-Seed Workshop

March 16

Credibility, Controversy, & the Challenge of Engaging in Policy

March 17

Navigate Your Future:
Lessons in Leadership

March 22

Dianne Miller and Kristin Adams
Cornell Federal Relations 
“Advocacy 101” 

March 22

Political Engagement by Academic Scientists

March 24

Careers in Communication with Bill Silberg, PCORI

March 25

Social Issues in Community Engagement by Cancer Scientists

March 30

How to Run for State Government
Leslie Danks Burke

April 1

BEST April Newsletter 

April 12

Seminar & BEST Interactive Session- Biocytogen

April 12

Communicating as key to Better End-of-Life Care

April 12

Take a Politician to Work Day Mayor Svante Myrick

April 13

Mark Bayer
Bayer Strategic Consulting

April 26-28

Entrepreneurship@Cornell
Celebration

May 1

BEST May Newsletter

May 3 & 4

4th annual BEST Symposium

May 12

Take a Politician to Work Day
Barbara Lifton

May 18 & 19

9th annual NYS Biotechnology Symposium

May 22

Chemist, Inventor, Entrepreneur
Glenn Prestwich

 

May 24

Creating and Owning Your
Individual Development Plan

May 30-June 30

Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification

June 1

BEST June Newsletter

 

June 8 - 10

Future of Bioscience Grad & Postdoc Training

June 12

Site visit: Roy Park School of Communications at Ithaca College

June 14

Building your C.V. to get
'know'ticed

July 1

BEST July Newsletter

 

July 7

Site visit: University Communications

July 14

BEST TGIF
(Tell Grads It's Friday)

July 14 & 22

ComSciCon Cornell

July 24 - 26

Science Policy Trip to Washington, D.C.

August 1

BEST August Newsletter

August 5

2017 BEST Advisory Board

August 17

BEST Professional Portrait Day

August 25

BEST Opportunities Aren't Found, They're Made

Link to video presentation

Sept. 1

BEST September Newsletter

September 6 -7

BEST-BWF

Sept 7

P&G Doctoral Recruiting

Sept. 5-10

 ACLS International Summer School  
and Singapore visits 

Sept 15 - 29

NSF I-Corps Short Course

October 1

BEST October Newsletter