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April 2021

Create an Employer-Ready LinkedIn Profile

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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We will start with a short overview presentation with LinkedIn tips, exercises to identify a good tagline, summary discussion and an interactive session to work on profiles and receive feedback. 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 least one week in advance to help ensure they can be met.

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Let’s Talk about Mentoring at Cornell

April 15 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
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Co-sponsored by: CALS: Office of Academic Programs, Office of Student Services, & School of Integrative Plant Science; Graduate School: Careers Beyond Academia; and the Office of Engagement Initiatives. Are you a mentor? Do you support student mentors?  This event might be for you. Join the conversation to talk about mentoring at Cornell. Our goals for participants are that they will: Gather information about who’s doing what already in this space. Connect with new colleagues. Share basic information we have gathered…

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Science Communication workshop

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

COMM 5660 (1 cr. B. Lewenstein, course #13779) A weekend workshop offered fall and spring that trains researchers in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communicate effectively with non-scientists such as policymakers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public. Training activities may include role-play, reading/discussion, writing press releases and other outreach materials, and discussion with invited speakers. Agenda and syllabus April 17 & 18 from 9am-5pm each day The full syllabus is shared after enrollment…

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Science Communication workshop

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

COMM 5660 (1 cr. B. Lewenstein, course #13779) A weekend workshop offered fall and spring that trains researchers in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communicate effectively with non-scientists such as policymakers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public. Training activities may include role-play, reading/discussion, writing press releases and other outreach materials, and discussion with invited speakers. Agenda and syllabus April 17 & 18 from 9am-5pm each day The full syllabus is shared after enrollment…

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Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom
Five staff facilitators smile from Zoom windows

The Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion 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 within and beyond academia. 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…

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Interviewing 101: The Lingo, The Process and The Options

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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Careers in Data Visualization – Panel Discussion

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

The professionals on this panel will share insights into the growing field of Data Visualization. This skill  is a useful communication tool as professionals in organizations across the globe are faced with the challenge of large data sets of  numbers and the need to present them in a way that makes them easy to understand.  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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May 2021

Create an Employer-Ready LinkedIn Profile

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LinkedIn logo

We will start with a short overview presentation with LinkedIn tips, exercises to identify a good tagline, summary discussion and an interactive session to work on profiles and receive feedback. 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 least one week in advance to help ensure they can be met.

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