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June 2021

Executive Presence in a Virtual World

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom NY United States

Pathways to Success Summer Symposium - Part I Session Summary: Virtual meetings are here to stay.  How do you put your best foot forward when you are presented to others in a 1” x 1” Zoom frame?  Learn how what you say and how you say it can impact your ability to be seen as a capable professional when recruiting for jobs, meeting with others and presenting your ideas on camera or off.  Prof. Noble-Grange will present 10 tips you can…

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Linguistic and Cultural Diversity as Critical Assets

June 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Pathways to Success Summer Symposium - Part II Jonathan Rosa With a large proportion of Cornell’s postdoctoral and graduate student body hailing from other nations, it’s important to embrace the assets that this linguistic and cultural diversity brings to our campus community. Join speaker Jonathan Rosa, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University at 1:30pm June 2 for Rethinking Race, Language, and Professionalism. About the speaker: Jonathan Rosa is Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education, Center for…

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Thinking Flexibly about Experiential Opportunities and Skill Building

June 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom NY United States

Pathways to Success Summer Symposium - Part III Session Summary: Doctoral career outcomes survey data reveal Cornell graduates contribute valuably in all employment sectors. Professional skills are sought by employers in addition to discipline-specific knowledge and expertise. But how to highlight these skills you already have and how to carve out time to build the ones you need? In this session you will learn how flexible experiential opportunities contribute to skills that can position you as a top candidate. We’ll explore…

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Careers Beyond Academia – Live Q&A

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Live Q&A Session for any job search questions! Wondering about applications, interviews and job opportunities? Have a quick question about timing? Thinking about skill building or how to build experiences into your resume? Please pop in to ask a question, hear tips from colleagues and more.  Join Zoom Meeting https://cornell.zoom.us/j/95929822629?pwd=aVN1UVA2K3lRck0vSStJL0NtZWY5Zz09 Meeting ID: 959 2982 2629 Passcode: 472925

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

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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Climb to the Top of the Heap: Essential Job Application Best Practices

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Shared by a Ph.D. Hiring Manager Free and open to the public-don't miss this one! Josh Henkin has partnered with AAAS ScienceCareers to bring you a 60-minute webinar jam packed with the best advice on how to… Break down a job description so you can tailor your resume to the role Understand how to identify your unique skills and how to articulate your expertise and unique skills to employers Conduct not just basic, but “advanced” research and due diligence on…

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July 2021

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

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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

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Careers Beyond Academia – Live Q&A

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

Live Q&A Session for any job search questions! Wondering about applications, interviews and job opportunities? Have a quick question about timing? Thinking about skill building or how to build experiences into your resume? Please pop in to ask a question, hear tips from colleagues and more.  Join Zoom Meeting https://cornell.zoom.us/j/95929822629?pwd=aVN1UVA2K3lRck0vSStJL0NtZWY5Zz09 Meeting ID: 959 2982 2629 Passcode: 472925

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Job Search Virtual Monthly Discussion

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Zoom
Staff of the graduate school participate in an online virtual job search discussion

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

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom

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   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…

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