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Building an Entrepreneurial Mindset for PhDs

March 22, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Are you an ambitious Cornell Ph.D. student considering how to maximize the impact of your research? Explore the process of going from a Ph.D. candidate to the founder of a technology company!

During this information session, you will discover how the skills required to conduct scientific research overlap with those required to become an entrepreneur. With an entrepreneurial mindset, you can both support your academic research and solve real-world problems with your discoveries.

You’ll also find out about the many entrepreneurship opportunities at Cornell, whether you’re just testing the waters to keep your options open or are ready to launch a company based on your research. Other Ph.D.s who have already embarked on their entrepreneurial journeys at Cornell will be in attendance to share their experiences.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn how leverage your research skills in a new way and bolster your work’s impact — register now!

flyer: entrepreneurial mindsetThis event is hosted by Careers Beyond Academia in the Graduate School, the BioEntrepreneurship Initiative, and W.E. Cornell.


Questions? Contact we-cornell@cornell.edu.


Please contact Hope Spithaler (hbs63@cornell.edu) at least five days prior to the event with any accessibility needs.


116 Upson Hall
124 Hoy Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14853
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Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Prepare For Your Career
Transferable Skills
Leadership & Management