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October 2020

Interviewing 101: The Lingo, The Process and The Options

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom
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Join us to explore the fundamentals of interviewing in industry (government, NGO, think tanks, for profits.) This workshop will present an overview of interviews, types of interviews you may encounter and advice on how to articulate your research and PhD work into professional experience. To Register A zoom link will be sent to all registrants the day before the event. For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please visit our website. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible…

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Slide Design and Graphics

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
Jason Guss presenting his three-minute thesis

Join us to focus on the important role that well-designed slides and graphics play in effective job talks, teaching and conference presentations. We’ll demonstrate good ones as well as pitfalls to avoid.  Pre-register here.

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November 2020

Get the Most out of Careers Beyond Academia

November 2 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom NY United States
Cornell Careers Beyond Academia logo

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 on November 2 @ 12:30 pm, November 19 @ 10 am, December 2 @ 11 am or December 9 @ 12 pm ET. 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…

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How to Approach Professionals in Industry

November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
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Networking starts with simple connections. Who do you know in industry – not the hiring manager but a former classmate or Cornell alum. This workshop will explore how you can find professional allies, steps to ask for a conversation and tips to utilize connections. To Register A zoom link will be sent to all registrants the day before the event. For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please visit our website. Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible…

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Overcoming Stage Fright and Improving Your Presence

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
Jason Guss presenting his three-minute thesis

Who doesn’t get at least a little nervous when preparing and presenting for audiences of any size when the stakes are high? (No one!) Thinking about a class presentation? A job interview? A presentation at a colloquium or conference? Join us to learn ways to manage nervousness and anxiety about presenting and to develop and demonstrate confidence with your audience.  Pre-register here.

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Transferrable Skills – How to Communicate Your Job Ready Skills to Industry

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

The workshop will identify the skills that hiring managers are seeking and work with YOU to identify the skills you already possess. The workshop will explore ways to effectively communicate skills and training to industry (non-profits, business, government, think tanks and more!) This workshop will teach you how to recognize the difference between technical skills, interpersonal skills and subject matter expertise.  To Register A zoom link will be sent after registration.  For more events promoted by Careers Beyond Academia, please…

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A Virtual Discussion about Careers at IDA – Science Policy & National Security Analysis

November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

Join Dr. Abby Goldman (Cornell MSE PhD ’18) and Dr. Steve Rabinowitz for a virtual presentation and discussion about career opportunities in science policy and national security analysis at the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA). IDA is a federally-funded think tank that provides objective technical and policy analyses to the Federal government on a range of multidisciplinary topics. IDA assists the United States Government in addressing important national security and science policy issues, covering a spectrum of topics from basic…

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Get the Most out of Careers Beyond Academia

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom NY United States
Cornell Careers Beyond Academia logo

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 on November 19 @ 10 am, December 2 @ 11 am or December 9 @ 12 pm ET. 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…

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December 2020

Get the Most out of Careers Beyond Academia

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom NY United States
Cornell Careers Beyond Academia logo

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 on December 2 @ 11 am or December 9 @ 12 pm ET. 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…

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Create an Employer Ready LinkedIn Profile

December 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

We will start with a short overview presentation with tips on how to use LinkedIn, exercises to identify a good tagline, and an interactive session to work on profiles and receive feedback. We will email a worksheet and the zoom link the day prior to the event. 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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