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Cornell University
Monday, July 24 - Thursday, July 27, 2017
LSI 24 hour Lab Safety Boot Camp

For the 11th year in a row, Cornell University will be hosting the Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) – 24 hour Lab Safety Boot Camp.

Grad student rate is $249, and the BEST Program will reimburse the cost to three qualified BESties.  Please let Susi Varvayanis know if you are interested

Location:
East Hill Office Building
Room 140

Monday, July 24 - Wednesday, July 26, 2017
SciencePolicy Trip to Washington, D.C.

ASAP is again holding its annual trip to Washington, D.C. to engage with policymakers and practice communicating effectively with legislators to advocate for science. Working with Cornell's Office of Federal Relations, the trip entails group sessions and individual meetings with your representatives

Location:
RSVP required
Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, July 26 - Thursday, July 27, 2017
The Leadership Alliance Career Development Workshop

The Leadership Alliance Executive Office is pleased to announce the 2nd annual SYNERGI (SYnergistic Network to Enhance Research that Grows Innovation) Biomedical Career Development Workshop. 

This workshop is designed to provide graduate students and post doctoral fellows with resources and

Location:
Hartford Marriott Downtown
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Academic Job Search Series

The Office of Postdoctoral Studies and CU-CIRTL will be offering an expanded series of sessions on the Academic Job Search Process. Most sessions will be held on Wednesdays at noon, and will include practical advice and feedback on your application materials from faculty and staff. Topics will

Location:
RSVP required!
B51 Warren Hall
series held Wednesdays

Monday, July 31, 2017 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
6th Stem Cell Symposium

Grad students and postdocs are invited to submit abstracts and join the poster competition for prizes of up to $1,000 in research funds. Registration is free and open until June 30, 2017.

To register please go to:http://www.stemcell.cornell.edu/scp-symposium.cfm and click on the registration link.

Location:
Statler Auditorium

Monday, July 31, 2017 10:03 AM
Intergroup Dialogue Project

Summer Offerings for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

Explore your social identities, practice communication across difference, and think together about authentic diversity in academia.

July 31st, August 3rd, August 7th, August 10th, August 14th, and August 17th. Each day will go from

Location:
Held July 31, August 3, 7, 10, 14 & 17

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Academic Job Search Series

The Office of Postdoctoral Studies and CU-CIRTL will be offering an expanded series of sessions on the Academic Job Search Process. Most sessions will be held on Wednesdays at noon, and will include practical advice and feedback on your application materials from faculty and staff.  The last

Location:
RSVP required!
B51 Warren Hall

Friday, August 04, 2017
2017 Summer Success Symposium (S3)

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.

The symposium has a particular focus on bringing together doctoral scholars who are recipients of graduate

Location:
Priority registration ends
Held August 16

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Summer Success Symposium (S3)

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.

The symposium has a particular focus on bringing together doctoral scholars who are recipients of graduate

Location:
G10 Biotechnology Building

Thursday, August 17, 2017
BEST Professional Portrait Day

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 few


Wednesday, September 06 - Thursday, September 07, 2017
BEST-BWF

In conjunction with the AAMC GREAT Group Professional Development Meeting, and sponsored in part by the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation, the NIH BEST Consortium will hold a workshop to share best practices and lessons learned with the training community at large outside of the NIH BEST Consortium, as

Location:
Hyatt Regency, Orlando, FL

Friday, September 15, 2017
NSF Short Courses

UNY I-Corps Short Courses are open for registration. A limited number of teams are admitted to each I-Corps Short Course to allow for the best interaction with the instructors.

Each short course is two weeks, with an in-person kick-off, two weeks of work with weekly remote check-ins, and an in-

Location:
Cornell University
Sept. 15-29

Thursday, October 12 - Saturday, October 14, 2017
GCEC Conference

The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) is the premier academic organization addressing the emerging topics of importance to the nation’s university-based centers for entrepreneurship. It has become the vehicle by which the top, established entrepreneurship centers, as well as

Location:
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada

Friday, October 20, 2017
NSF Short Courses

UNY I-Corps Short Courses are open for registration. A limited number of teams are admitted to each I-Corps Short Course to allow for the best interaction with the instructors.

Each short course is two weeks, with an in-person kick-off, two weeks of work with weekly remote check-ins, and an in-

Location:
Binghamton University
October 20-November 4

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