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March 2021

Diverse perspectives on leadership

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

March 8, at 9-10:30am Diverse perspectives on leadership with Melanie Abreu, Cassandra Victoria Innocent and Elvis Cao Come prepared with questions and get ready to engage in discussion with alumni and student leaders who will share their perspectives on what they have learned about leadership at Cornell. Innocent, CV Abreu, M Cao XE Join the Zoom Meeting via this link: https://cornell.zoom.us/j/93517053346?pwd=WU5xVThqbWRYT29jYnEzdExGMXRDQT09 Meeting ID: 935 1705 3346 Passcode: 300956 Time: Mar 8, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) About SLEN: The…

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Get the most out of Careers Beyond Academia

March 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Zoom NY United States
Does your career plan need attention?

If you are interested in exploring your options and want to meet colleagues who are considering careers outside of a traditional tenure-track role, sign up for a small group session. Doctoral students and postdocs from all disciplines are welcome! Bring your questions, share your career aspirations and trepidations, receive guidance on how to get started on your career search, and specific advice on how to approach your advisor or make a career decision. We’ll exchange tips, tricks, and tools to efficiently…

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2021 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

March 18 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Zoom
Jason Guss presenting his three-minute thesis

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a competition for doctoral students to develop and showcase their research communication skills. Cornell’s 2021 3MT final round competition will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Register to attend and you can vote on the People’s Choice Award Winner from among the eight finalists! 3MT challenges research degree students to present a compelling story on their dissertation or thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.

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Job Search Virtual Discussion Group

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
Five staff facilitators smile from Zoom windows

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Chat is designed to get job seekers together to talk about concerns that graduate students and postdocs share, and strategize about how to move forward. Each session will begin with a brief introduction that includes tips, perspectives, and thoughts from staff who support career exploration. After this information is shared, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions they have and share best practices that work for them. We want to create a safe space…

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Test Driving Career Options

March 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Please join Careers Beyond Academia for a workshop designed for PhDs and Postdocs from all disciplines to explore options to expand their resumes and networks in industry, NGOs, government and more. This workshop will help you explore  different pathways and rule in — and rule out options! To Register Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should contact gradcareers@cornell.edu. We ask that requests be made at…

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Wondering how to make data visually exciting and what tools to use?

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Then join us for the Data Visualization Toolkit webinar. Presenters will share good and bad examples. As well as discuss why these concrete skills and tools would be useful in your work. PhD students on Careers Beyond Academia Advisory Board –  Cassi Wattenburger, Soil and Crop Sciences and Conrad Smart, Physics will present the webinar.  To Register Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should contact…

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April 2021

Tell Your Story – How to Translate Your PhD Education to Research to Industry

April 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Wondering how to use business lingo and what industry is looking for in a PhD job candidate? We can help! Join us at this workshop to learn what employers are looking for and how you can illustrate your transferrable skills from earning your PhD. We will also work with you to translate your research into skills employers in industry, NGOs and government are looking for! To Register Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members.…

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