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February 2021

Careers in… Librarianship

February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom
Careers in Librarianship panelists

Learn about different types of industry careers in Libraries. Come join this panel discussion and interactive networking session with professionals. The speakers will share their advice, pros and cons of working in this environment, educational/experience requirements and how they transitioned into this field. Come armed with your own questions which will be discussed throughout the session. Panelists are:  Lyndsi Prignon who is the Director of Human Resources for the Cornell University Library and the University Press. She is responsible for…

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Get the most out of Careers Beyond Academia

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - February 13 @ 1:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

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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Sculpting Your Career

February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom
multiple paths

Join Careers Beyond Academia for an interactive workshop to identify opportunities and activities to expand your resume, gain experience and grow your network. Discussion about how to potentially create activities, expand writing and explore experiences.  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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Get the most out of Careers Beyond Academia

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom

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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How to Approach Professionals in Industry

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

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 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…

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Get the most out of Careers Beyond Academia

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom NY United States

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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Starting Your Job Search in Industry

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

This workshop is for PhD students and postdocs that are exploring opportunities in industry – NGOs, government, businesses and more. The workshops answers basic questions, explores Cornell resources and discusses steps you can take right now – whether you are just beginning your Cornell journey, going on the job market or simultaneously job hunting in academia and industry. To Register.  Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like to request accessibility…

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March 2021

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

March 2 @ 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 Accessibility Requests We strive to make our events accessible to all community members. Individuals who would like…

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Engineering and Scientific Consulting Careers

March 3 @ 3:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Exponent logo

Ph.D. Recruitment Event At Exponent, we work on many of the most challenging and prominent engineering and scientific problems in the world. If you are a Ph.D. candidate with strong communication skills, are motivated to learn on the job, and have a desire to apply your education in unexpected and innovative ways, Exponent will be an exciting opportunity for you! We invite you to learn more about how you can make a difference through engineering and scientific consulting. Wednesday, March…

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Opportunities for Public Communication of Science

March 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Join us for a panel of speakers who will share the diverse ways in which they communicate science to public audiences. The time on March 5 is 4:30-6:30pm, with the virtual happy hour and informal discussion beginning at 6pm. Panelists: Julia Nolte, PhD student in Human Development at Cornell. An alum of this course just last year, and now already a published #scicomm-er, e.g. here, here, and here. Sarah Perdue, Cornell PhD '11. Director of Communications, Department of Physics, University…

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