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Friday, January 19, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Patent Law Review Panel

Join ASAP and BEST program to hear about the field of intellectual property. This will be an informal panel discussion featuring patent agents, examiners and attorneys who all started off in a STEM field (science PhDs) and eventually transitioned to patent law. We have a very promising and diverse

226 Weill Hall

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Pathways to Success & BEST Joint Symposium

Save the date to chart your future career success!

Workshops and concurrent talks on broad professional development to include:

Elevator Pitch, Non-academic Job Mechanics, Navigate your Future-submit your thesis or dissertation, Creating and Owning Your Individual Development Plan, and more!

G10 Biotech

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
2018 Startup Symposium

Weill Cornell Medicine Dean’s Entrepreneurship Lab and Entrepreneurship at Cornell will join forces to host an exciting evening showcasing innovation and startups that are shaking up the life sciences space. Hear from scientists and entrepreneurs themselves about what it takes to innovate in

Uris Auditorium
1300 York Avenue
New York, NY

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Virtual Case Experiences Session

Join two BCG Atlanta consulting team members who will discuss their case experiences and transition to consulting. Speakers to include Wei Han, our Duke ADC recruiting specialist. Wei is a Consultant at BCG who holds a PhD from Duke University.

Login details for this virtual session will be shared


Friday, January 26 - Sunday, January 28, 2018
Animal Health Hackathon

Cohosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell.

Join us for the 2nd year of our Animal Health Hackathon, cohosted by the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and Entrepreneurship at Cornell! Students from across degrees, majors and colleges at Cornell

409 College Avenue

Friday, January 26, 2018
NBA 6320: Core Leadership Skills for A VUCA World

This course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to expand their knowledge and understanding of the key leadership skills required for success in today's volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business world.

Meets: January 26, January 27, February 2 & 3rd, 2:00- 5:00

Meets Jan 26, 27, Feb. 2 & 3

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career

Spring 2018 Certificate Program

In this series of lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively in a laboratory or field setting. Effective mentoring of students

Register now.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Matthew Monaghan (Invacare Corporation)

Enterprise Engineering Colloquium: Matthew Monaghan (Invacare Corporation) - Engineering and Leadership in a Product-Based Business

Matthew Monaghan has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Invacare Corporation since April 2015. Prior to joining Invacare, Mr. Monaghan served as a

Kimball Hall, B11

Thursday, February 01, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Networking @Rev: Hardware

Networking@Rev is a great way to get to know Ithaca’s startup community, meet start ups looking to hire/collaborate, and form valuable connections with local startups and potential investors.  At Rev we draw on the growing hardware ecosystem in our region, and the exciting resources for

Rev Ithaca Startup Works
314 East State Street

Thursday, February 08, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Building a Career On & Off the Bench

Please join the virtual seminar by Dr. Ronda Hamm, who began her career at Dow AgroSciences after finishing her PhD in Entomology at Cornell. She has held a variety of roles in the company including Senior Scientist, Field Biologist, Project Manager Patent Liaison, and Global Academic Relations.


135 Emerson
RSVP please

Monday, February 12, 2018 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
BEST Careers in...Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Come hear expert panelists share their career trajectories, personal stories of their transitions, and day-to-day work and challenges in areas around governance, risk and compliance, and learn how satisfying your career can be in these fields from the industry, non-profit and academic sectors. 

102 Mann Library

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Consulting 101 with Randy Allen

CGCC First Spring Meeting: Consulting 101

Are you interested in learning more about management consulting essentials, the role of consultants, and the interviewing process? Join this comprehensive talk on consulting essentials and opportunities for Advanced Degree candidates, by Randy L Allen.

175 Warren Hall

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:35 AM
P&G CEO Challenge 2018

The Global CEO Challenge is a series of case competitions, starting online and ending with a global competition in Panama City. Students from any school can participate and are invited to put together diverse teams of 3-4 in order to compete. They will first compete in a 75 minute online case study.

Apply by February 23

Thursday, February 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Medical Device Commercialization: Key Factors for a Smooth Transition from Product Development to Sales

Do you want to gain understanding of the initial phases of medical device development? Learn key elements to reduce risks? Maximize your chances to ultimately release a product born from pure research? If so, come to 226 Weill Hall at noon on February 15 for a presentation by:

Amy Castronova,

Weill Hall 226

Thursday, February 15, 2018 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
MedTech Member Meet up

Join MedTech members for an in-depth look at SUNY Upstate Medical University's Institute for Human Performance, a rehabilitation center offering occupational and physical therapy, aquatics, cardio rehabilitation, burn rehabilitation, concussion therapy, and neuropsychology assessment.


505 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Virtual Career Fair

Are you looking for a research opportunity? Are you interested in expanding your skill set and becoming competitive in your field?

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education are recruiting students in STEM! ORNL is the U.S. Department of Energy’s

Online event

Monday, February 26, 2018
P&G 2018 FIRST Conference

Are you interested in learning more about industrial research careers? Do you want to see your research brought to life in products that improve the lives of consumers around the world? Apply now and learn what industrial research at P&G is all about!

Focusing on Industrial Recruitment of

Apply now
Held in September 2018

Monday, February 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Commercialization Fellowship - Info session

Cornell Engineering offers Commercialization Fellowships—a unique opportunity for PhD students to spend a fully-funded semester and summer in an intensive entrepreneurship program with a personal mentor to explore commercializing a product of the student’s choosing. From intellectual

240 Carpenter Hall

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Women in the workforce: Essential Conversations

A panel dialogue with four women leaders:

Katheryn Boor, Dean of College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University.
Barbara Knuth, Senior Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School
Libby Haven, CEO and President of the American Frozen Food Institute
Alison Bodor, Vice President

146 Stocking Hall
(PepsiCo Auditorium)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
6 Leadership Lessons from high-performing Learning Communities

Please join us for a discussion with Alan Blankstein, award-winning author and founder of Solution Tree and HOPE Foundation, about courageous leadership in the 21st century

Shaping America’s Future: 6 Leadership Lessons from high-performing Learning Communities

Reception to follow


3330 Carol Tatkon Center
North Campus

Friday, March 02, 2018
Integrated Land Management opportunities

Weeklong workshops and internships for Cornell graduate students in May in Integrated Land Management: Applications due by March 2, 2018

Up to 35 students can participate, of whom up to 11 will also do summer research internships with partner organizations around the world under guidance from

Held May 21-25 & Summer 2018
Apply by Mar 2

Friday, March 02 02:00 PM - Sunday, March 04, 2018 04:00 PM
HealthTech Hackathon 2018

What can you do to address the growing problem of antibiotic resistance? HACK! 

Seeking student hackers! Seeking first-time hackers!

This year's HealthTech Hackathon features a track focusing on solutions to the global crisis of antibiotic resistance. In a single weekend, you and other

eHub in Collegetown

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Commercialization Fellowship - Info session

Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell (TEC) invites you to attend this information session with Prof. Erickson.

This funded six-month Fellowship is an opportunity for Ph.D. students in Cornell Engineering to take a deep dive into the commercialization process and potential real-world applications

116 Upson Hall

Friday, March 09 - Sunday, March 11, 2018
Comm 5660 Science Communication Workshop

 This weekend workshop trains researchers in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communicate effectively with non scientists such as policy makers, political stakeholders, the media, and the general public. Training activities may

143 Plant Science Building

Friday, March 09, 2018
Entrepreneurship workshop

I-Corps Short Course
March 9/10 & March 23

I-Corps Short Courses are free workshops designed to help university researchers learn an entrepreneurial mindset and skills for taking technology from the lab to the market. 

2 weeks -- 8 teams -- 2 instructors

Click here to apply today!

Held March 9, 10, 23

Sunday, March 18 12:44 PM - Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:44 PM
2018 AAAS CASE Workshop & Cornell Advocacy Day

2018 AAAS Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) Workshop & Cornell Advocacy Day

The AAAS CASE Workshop is an exciting opportunity designed for doctoral students in science, technology, engineering, and math fields with limited experience and knowledge of science policy and

Washington DC
Apply by Feb 9

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Cornell Graduate Student Advocacy Day

This exciting opportunity is designed for graduate and professional degree students who are U.S. Citizens and want to learn more about public policy.

On March 21, Cornell graduate and professional degree students selected to participate in the Cornell Advocacy Day will join Cornell STEM doctoral

Washington DC
apply by Feb 9

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 04:30 PM
Three Minute Thesis Competition

Develop and showcase yourr research communication skills by competing in Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) for graduate students. Cornell's 4th annual competition will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at 4:30 in G10 Biotech. All research students (master's and doctoral) are invited to participate in the

G10 Biotech

Thursday, April 05, 2018 08:30 AM - 03:30 PM
BEST Professional Portrait Date

Award Winning Portraitist Roger William Theise will again be on campus to take a professional headshot so you can look your BEST for your LinkedIn profile, and more.

Please sign up for a 10 minute slot using this Google form. Preference given to BESTies. We will confirm your timeslot a


Friday, April 06 - Sunday, April 08, 2018
Policy Hackathon

Do you want a chance to solve real-world policy challenges in a dynamic and exiting environment, all in one weekend? Join my in forming a Cornell graduate student team for MIT's inaugural Policy Hackathon: from Data to Decisions. The Hackathon will take place April 6th-8th and we are forming

RSVP by March 2nd.
held Apr 6-8 at MIT in Cambridge, MA

Thursday, April 19, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cornell Venture Challenge (CVC)

Applications for Cornell Venture Challenge (CVC) are open! The premier Cornell startup competition awards $25k for the first prize winner (another $25k will be offered by Cornell Technology Licensing office for CTL affiliated startups). This is purely prize money and no equity is required in

Statler Hotel Amphitheater

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Finding Your Research Voice Workshop

Customized Communication Workshop For Researchers and Scientists

Learning to tell a compelling research story can have a significant impact on your career. It can make you stand out at professional conferences, on the job market, or during an ideal networking opportunity. It is easy to tell a

G01 Biotech
registration required

Tuesday, June 05, 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
AAAS Workshop: Engaging with PolicyMakers

Nearly every major issue facing society has science at its core, including economic productivity, healthcare, and climate change. Science and scientists can play an important role in informing decision-making on these issues. This workshop on Engaging With Policymakers offers an overview

226 Weill Hall

Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Pathways to Success & BEST Joint Symposium

Save the date to chart your future career success!

This is the second of two symposia to help you successfully Navigate Your Future. This June 6 symposium is coincident with our 5th annual BEST Symposium, so mark your calendar now!

Workshops and concurrent panel discussions on broad

G10 Biotech

Monday, June 25 - Friday, June 29, 2018
Finding Your Research Voice Workshop

 Mark your calendar!

Details coming soon...


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