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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

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap- Stem cell therapy: a magician's tale or clinical reality

Graduate Women in Science Cornell presents "Science on Tap" A public event that brings a diverse set of speakers studying a range of scientific topics from Cornell into the community who will strive to present their research in an authentic but also an engaging and understandable way.


Casita Del Polaris
1201 N Tioga St Unit 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

Saturday, March 03, 2018
Science on Tap

Gain training in public science communication and present the most exciting aspects of your research to the general public at the increasingly popular public seminar series, Science on Tap! Apply by March 3

Space is limited. Participants are selected through a short application that takes ~15-20

Apply by March 3

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 Commercialization Fellowship is an opportunity for Ph.D. students in Cornell Engineering to take a deep dive into the commercialization process and potential

116 Upson Hall

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:30 PM
Cancer Epidemiology - Challenges in Studying Humans

Students, faculty, individuals with cancer and members of the public are all welcome to this event, part an Engaged Cornell-affiliated course, Community-based cancer research presentations and discussions (BIOMS 5665)

Kirsten Moysich, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Oncology
Roswell Park Cancer

101 Warren Hall

Thursday, March 08, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
IP & Pizza CTAM Fund information Session

Join us to learn more about the re-launched Cornell Technology Acceleration and Maturation (CTAM) Fund and how you can get up to $50,000 to further technologies towards commercialization. The CTAM application process has been improved to allow faculty, researchers and students to apply directly to

102 Mann Library

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

Friday, March 09 04:30 PM - Sunday, March 11, 2018 04:30 PM
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.

143 Plant Science Building

Friday, March 09, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Opportunities for Public Communication of Science

All are welcome to attend this introductory event for the Science Communication Workshop-COMM 5660. 


Lisa Kaltenegger, Associate Professor of Astronomy, director of the Carl Sagan Institute, and featured in IMAX film The Search for Life in Space.

Sarah Davidson Evanega, Senior

143 Plant Science Building

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Turning Ideas into Companies

Venture capitalist Howard Morgan, Ph.D. '68, will give the talk "Turning Ideas Into Companies".

Morgan received his Ph.D. in operations research from Cornell and is the chairman of B Capital Group. He has more than 30 years of experience with more than 200 high-tech entrepreneurial

B11 Kimball Hall

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Integrated Land Management opportunities

Weeklong workshops and internships in May for Cornell graduate students in Integrated Land Management: Application submission date has been extended to March 15, 2018

Up to 35 students can participate, of whom up to 11 will also do summer research internships with partner organizations

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

Thursday, March 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
IP & Pizza CTAM Fund Information Session

Learn more about the re-launched Cornell Technology Acceleration and Maturation (CTAM) Fund and how you can get up to $50,000 to further technologies towards commercialization. The CTAM application process has been improved to allow faculty, researchers and students to apply directly to the program.

S1-222 Schurman Hall
College of Veterinary Medicine

Thursday, March 15, 2018 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Mark Bayer

ASAP invites you to hear Mark Bayer, president of Bayer Strategic Consulting and former Chief of Staff in the Senate and House of Representatives. He is a 17-year Capitol Hill veteran, and master legislative strategist and advocacy expert who's turning his attention to helping scientists get their

102 Mann Library

Sunday, March 18 12:44 PM - Tuesday, March 20, 2018 12:44 PM
2018 AAAS 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 advocacy who want to learn more about science policy.

The program is organized to educate STEM students

Washington DC
Apply by Feb 9

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Book talk on hunger and poverty

Sponsored by Master of Public Health and Engaged Cornell:

Andy Fisher, co-founder of the Community Food Security Coalition and author of the new book, Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance Between Corporate America & Anti-Hunger Groups, joins us in Ithaca, NY for a discussion on the politics of

160 Mann Library

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
New Leadership Journeys: Networks, not Ladders

2017 - 2018 - GPWomeN-PCCW Speaker Series presents:

"New Leadership Journeys: Networks, not Ladders" with Eva Sage-Gavin

In this seminar Eva will share her leadership journey and what we as women can do to obtain or help others gain a leadership role. Her answer is simple - "if we

401 Warren Hall

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 your 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

Friday, March 23, 2018 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Cornell Women in Public Policy Seminar

Cornell Women in Public Policy (WIPP) is delighted to welcome Dr. Elizabeth Peters to campus. She will give a presentation on one of her latest papers titled "National Income Changes and the Empowerment of Women Within the Household". 

H. Elizabeth Peters, an Institute fellow in the

B25 Warren Hall

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Bridging the Gap: Communicating and Connecting with MBA's

MBAs speak their own language and have been trained to see the world in a certain way. To be successful, Non-MBA graduate students entering the fields of consulting or business management need to understand how to communicate and network in this new world. This Tuesday, Jacob Lehman will speak to us

175 Warren Hall

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
GCC Virtual Career Fair

Graduate Career Consortium (GCC) is hosting a national Virtual Career Fair (VCF)! The VCF is a one-day online career fair for Ph.D. & Master's students, postdocs, and alumni, offering the opportunity to connect with employers. All Cornell graduate students, postdocs, and alumni are Invited! 


Saturday, March 31, 2018 10:29 AM
Nominate Grad & Professional Students, Staff & Faculty

The Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement and the OISE Student Leadership Council and awards committee chairs Chelsea Stephens and Jason Chang invite you to nominate by March 31 current graduate or professional degree students, staff and faculty who go above and

Nominations due by March 31

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

G01 Biotech Bldg.

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 Cornell is

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

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:45 PM
Cancer Research Seminar

These seminars are an ongoing collaboration between CRC & cancer researchers at Cornell. Presentations are in lay language & questions are encouraged

April 11: Student presentation:

-Is there valid science behind alternative/integrative cancer therapies? BESTie Sabrina

101 Warren Hall

Saturday, April 14, 2018
2018 Chemistry Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program

Students of the CBI program have assembled internal and external speakers conducting exciting research at the interface of chemistry and biology!

Please register here:

Cornell Event Listing:

Download event

120 PBS

Sunday, April 15, 2018
ComSciCon-Cornell 2018

Calling all STEM graduate and post-doctoral researchers!

The 4th Annual ComSciCon-Cornell two-day science communication workshop will be held at Cornell University this July 13th and July 21st. 

The workshop is free to attend and open to all STEM graduate students and post-doctoral

Apply by April 15
Held July 13 & 21, 2018
Cornell University

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
EEID Club meeting with Dr. Susi Remold

CANCELLED due to travel issues

The Ecology and Evolution of Infection and Disease (EEID) Club will be holding a special meeting with Dr. Susi Remold from the University of Louisville. She has been a program officer for the NSF EEID program for the past two years, and we thought this would be

5132 Comstock Hall

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Gretchen Goldman, Union for Concerned Scientists

ASAP invites you to hear Gretchen Goldman, Research Director for the Center for Science and Democracy, at the Union for Concerned Scientists (UCS)  who will be speaking to ASAP over bagels and coffee. She will give us a UCS overview and then talk about federal government science and

102 Mann Library

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:45 PM
Cancer Research Seminar

These seminars are an ongoing collaboration between CRC & cancer researchers at Cornell. Presentations are in lay language & questions are encouraged

April 18: Student presentations

-Which cancers have increasing incidence rates? Why?
-Research on biomarkers for diagnosis/early

101 Warren Hall

Wednesday, April 18 06:00 PM - Friday, April 20, 2018 08:00 PM
Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration

Join more than 700 alumni, parents, students, faculty, and staff for two days of on-campus events including:

Symposia on a wide range of topics including startup challenges, sustainability, power of networking, bitcoin, etc.

Recognition of 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year
eLab Demo Day

Statler Hotel & other locations

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Conversation with female entrepreneurs

The discussion will focus on female entrepreneurs and technologists who are building the next generation of tech start-ups, investing in each other's ventures, upending male hacker stereotypes, and rallying women and girls everywhere to join the digital revolution.

"Geek Girl Rising"

Statler Auditorium

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 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Bridging Policy and Social Science

Rigorous research and public policy ought to go hand in hand; yet, a gap persists in the use of social science to inform public policy in the United States. This presentation explores the uses of research in policymaking based on the unique perspectives of policymakers themselves, with a particular

2nd fl conf rm, Beebe Hall

Thursday, April 19, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Careers Beyond Academia: Informing and Influencing Policy Through Research

Excited about evidence-based policymaking? Join us for a discussion with four influential Cornell alumni who have demonstrated the power of research in the public policy space. Panelists will discuss career opportunities for graduate students that go beyond academia. These alumni represent diverse

B 25 Warren Hall

Friday, April 20, 2018 10:48 AM
Lean Six Sigma Belt Training via Distance Learning

This Lean Six Sigma training course at the Green Belt level gives you valuable business tools to achieve process and operational excellence. The course content emphasizes why the implementation of Lean Six Sigma is vital to the continuous improvement of industry in today's competitive world.

Held April 30-July 1, 2018

Sunday, April 22, 2018 01:19 PM
NYS Biotechnology Symposium 2018-Early registration ends

Would you like to get ca$h prizes and feedback on your research?  Join a poster session featuring graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

The BEST Program can cover offer travel and registration costs for select participants. Contact Susi Varvayanis if interested.


SUNY-ESF Gateway Center
Syracuse, NY

Monday, April 23, 2018 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Tackling Imposter Syndrome with Dena Simmons

During this interactive session, participants will explore the five key skills of emotional intelligence-recognizing, understanding, labeling, expressing, and regulating emotions-as well as examples of culturally responsive practices. Through narrative, Dr. Simmons will discuss how the intersection

CVM LH 4/5

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:45 PM
Cancer Research Seminar

These seminars are an ongoing collaboration between CRC & cancer researchers at Cornell. Presentations are in lay language & questions are encouraged

Guest speaker

Allyson Ocean, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell, medical oncologist and attending physician

101 Warren Hall

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Networking@Rev: Ithaca is Startups

Featuring a career and internship fair.

We all know that Ithaca is Gorges, but did you know Ithaca is Startups?

Come to the April Networking@Rev event to hear from entrepreneurs about why they moved to Ithaca to launch and grow their businesses.

We will also be hosting a Startup Career Fair at

Rev Ithaca Startup Works
314 East State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Thursday, April 26, 2018
Finding Your Research Voice

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

Thursday, April 26, 2018 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
William Kappel, Emeritus Hydrologist at the USGS

Mr. Kappel will give an overview of the work that is done at U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Ithaca, discuss his background and current research, and share how he got to where he is today.

He will also talk to about his career with the USGS and some of his past work. Here is a link to a couple of

2146 Snee Hall

Monday, April 30, 2018 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Spring Recognition Banquet

The 2018 Graduate and Professional Student Diversity & Inclusion Recognition Banquet is a collaborative event hosted by the OISE affiliated student organizations and co-sponsored by several campus partners where we will celebrate the close of the academic year, present awards, and recognize

G10 Biotech

Friday, May 04, 2018 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM
Christopher R. Braden, MD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Seminars in Infection & Immunity (Course VETMI 7120) by the Center for Infection & Pathobiology

Pathogens, Outbreaks and the Critical Role of Public Health Microbiology

Christopher R. Braden, MD, Deputy Director of  the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious

Lecture Hall 4/5
VET School

Saturday, May 05, 2018 09:30 AM - 05:30 PM
2018 Baker Symposium

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University presents:

New Frontiers in Organic Chemistry.


120 Physical Sciences Building

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Let's Talk Careers in Microbiology

Part I: Careers in Academia See the flyer here  Please register by Thursday May 3rd.

12:00–1:00 Faculty Panel from the Field of Microbiology

Prof. Esther Angert
Prof. John Helmann
Prof. David Russell
Asst. Prof. Tory Hendry
Asst. Prof. Tobias Dörr

1:00 – 2:

148 Stocking Hall

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 05:15 PM - 06:30 PM
Cancer Research Seminar

Laundette P. Jones, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine 

"From Cells to Communities: Bridging scientific research to breast cancer survivorship" 

Dr. Jones does basic and translational research on breast cancer and also has interests in

101 Warren Hall

Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:20 PM - 01:20 PM
Non-Academic Careers

Plant Biology Seminar with Paul Chomet, Scientific Advisor to NRGene

In the spring of 2016, six years after forming in Ness Ziona, Israel, NRGene, Ltd. opened the doors to its US office in St. Louis. The biotech company has developed analytics, technology and software to compare genomes and

404 Plant Science

Thursday, May 10, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
ASAP Social

Advancing Science And Policy (ASAP) will be hosting a happy hour social at the Liquid State Brewing Company on Thursday, May 10th at 7pm. This new brewery has limited food options, but allows its customers to order-in from surrounding restaurants or to bring in their own food.  We hope this

Liquid State Brewing Co
620 W. Green St.
Ithaca, NY

Monday, May 14, 2018
Insight Data Fellow Program

Apply by May 14 The Insight Data Fellows Programs are tuition-free fellowships for graduating students, PhDs, and postdocs looking to transition to careers in fields like data science, data engineering, artificial intelligence, and many others. Over the past 6 years, over 1400 Insight Fellows

Apply by May 14, 2018

Thursday, May 17 - Friday, May 18, 2018
NYS Biotechnology Symposium 2018

Would you like to get ca$h prizes and get feedback on your research?  Join a poster session featuring graduate student and postdoctoral researchers.

The BEST Program can cover offer travel and registration cost for select participants. Contact Susi Varvayanis if interested.

Download event

SUNY-ESF Gateway Center
Syracuse, NY

Friday, May 18, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
From PhD to Regulatory Affairs Professional

Do you seek to work in a federal agency? Join us to ask questions about a career progression from an academic researcher to a regulatory affairs professional.

Dr. Rajni Singh got her PhD degree in Molecular and Integrative Physiology from Cornell in 2012. She was an Oak Ridge Institute for

102 Mann Library

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
2018 Empowering Women in Science & Engineering Symposium

EWISE is a one-day professional development event for faculty, staff, postdocs, PhD students, and professionals that provides participants with the opportunity to network and establish relationships with women and champions of women across the STEM disciplines.

Keynote and Session Topics Include:

Stocking Hall

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap

"The Science of Food: Energy resources, food waste and health!" 

Sarah Murphy, PhD Student and Dr. Kathleen Hefferon, Postdoctoral Fulbright Fellow - Food Science

Supported by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, OISE, The Northstar House and the BEST Program.


Northstar House's
Casita de Polaris
1201 North Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY

Friday, June 01, 2018 08:42 AM
Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Medical Technology (SMDP MedTech)

Call for applications for the Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Medical Technology (SMDP MedTech)

The one year career mentoring program pairs ethnically diverse students (Baccalaureate, Master or Ph.D.) and early career researchers with industry mentors who work at companies in the

Application deadline June 1st, 2018
Held Sept. 22-26

Monday, June 04, 2018
Scientists Teaching Science

Online Course

Are you interested in teaching, but your students doze off during your lectures? Do you find yourself wondering if there’s a better way to teach science than just lecturing with slides and illustrations? How can you tell if your students really understand the information or have

Held June 4-August 12

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 08:15 AM - 05:00 PM
Pathways to Success & BEST Joint Symposium

This is the second of two symposia to help you successfully Navigate Your Future. Workshops and concurrent panel discussions on broad professional development to include: Recruiter perspectives, NGO's & Thinktanks, Entrepreneurship, Consulting, Industry & National Lab postdocs


G10 & G01 Biotech

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Exponent Ph.D. Dinner Seminar

Are you interested in consulting? Former BESTie Nick Horton, currently at Exponent suggested Corissa Lee, a Cornell alumna, to be a speaker at the Pathways to Success (P2S) Symposium. (Please note that the P2S Symposium registration is closed)

Following the symposium,


Friday, June 08, 2018 01:02 PM
NSF Short Courses

Our partners at Cornell's Center for Regional Economic Advancement, site of the Upstate NY I-Corps Node, are offering a short courseNSF I-Coprs Short Course for university researchers interested in exploring the market potential of their work and learning entrepreneurial

Held June 8-22

Friday, June 08, 2018 04:15 PM - 07:00 PM
TGIF with Alumni

TGIF “Tell Grads It’s Friday” Happy Hour with Cornell Alumni

It’s never too early to network! Meet and network with Cornell alumni with advanced degrees, at this special TGIF event during 2018 Reunion. Talk with alumni to get advice on life after Cornell. Share your research

Big Red Barn

Sunday, June 10, 2018 09:00 AM
2018 Princeton Graduate Consulting Case Competition

The Graduate Consulting Club at Princeton University will be organizing its annual Graduate Case Competition on June 22, 2018. Each team of 3-5 students will work on a real-world case problem.

Eligible for non-MBA graduate/professional students from all disciplines who are interested in management

Application deadline: June 10

Monday, June 11, 2018 08:51 AM
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training via Distance Learning

The Lean Six Sigma training course at the Black Belt level gives you and your professional team the necessary business tools to organize, coordinate and lead your organization in achieving process and operational excellence. The course content emphasizes the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve

Held June 11-August 31

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Know your Rights-Legal Literacy for Scientists

Webinar Description: The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund (CLSDF), a non-profit organization based in New York City, provides free support and resources to scientists who are dragged into litigation or otherwise threatened with legal attacks and harassment by politically and ideologically


Tuesday, June 19, 2018 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Growth Mindset: Tools for Graduate School and Life

Both internal and external factors can impact your mindset, especially during graduate school. Research shows that one of the most important components of resilience is a growth mindset. The good news is we can all further develop and strengthen this mindset through evidence-based cognitive

102 Mann Library

Wednesday, June 20 - Saturday, June 23, 2018
Drug Development Workshop

By application only. Deadline March 21.

A special opportunity for biomedical trainees (grad students, postdocs, and clinical fellows; within 2y of completing this phase of training) to participate in a unique drug development workshop to learn about critical questions that are addressed at each

Biogen, Cambridge MA
selected participants only

Friday, June 22, 2018 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Future Professors Institute

Are you interested in an academic career? Then join us on June 22 for the Future Professors Institute! This space-limited institute is free for Cornell graduate students and postdocs. A limited number of spaces are also open to graduate students and postdocs from outside of Cornell.

About the

Stocking Hall

Monday, June 25 - Thursday, June 28, 2018
Finding Your Research Voice Workshop

 Enroll Now!

This workshop is to intensively work your research presentation. Invest four days to hone your engaging research story. Must attend all sessions.

Time: 9 am to 12 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Registration is via Blackboard (select Finding Your Research Voice 06-

294 B Clark Hall

Monday, June 25 - Thursday, June 28, 2018
LSI 24-Hour Lab Safety Short Course

For the 12th year in a row, Cornell University will be hosting the Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) – 24 hour Lab Safety Short Course. This opportunity is shared by BEST mentor Alexis Brubaker, and is appropriate for anyone interested in an industry career or becoming more aware of lab safety

East Hill Office Building Room 140
395 Pine Tree Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap

"The Science of Innovation: drawing links between basic research and real-world applications."

Andrea Acevedo, PhD Candidate in Biophysics:  “Living machines: how the study and manipulation of proteins can be used to advance treatments for human disease and other technologies!&

Northstar Houses's
Casita de Polaris
1201 North Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY

Friday, July 13, 2018
ComSciCon-Cornell 2018

Calling all STEM graduate and post-doctoral researchers!

The 4th Annual ComSciCon-Cornell will take place on Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 21st on the Cornell University campus. STEM graduate students and post-doctoral researchers from universities based in Central and Western New

Application deadline April 15
Attend BOTH July 13 & 21

Monday, July 16, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BEST Special Seminar on a Careers in...Industry post DVM and PhD

 Are you interested in learning more about a career in industry? Are you working towards a PhD or DVM degree? If so, meet this speaker on July 16 in 226 Weill Hall to hear her career trajectory until now and to gain insight into the corporate culture at Merial (now part of Boehringer Ingelheim)

226 Weill Hall

Saturday, July 21, 2018 03:37 PM
ComSciCon-Cornell 2018

 Regional STEM graduate and post-doctoral researchers are meeting on this second day of the 4th Annual ComSciCon-Cornell two-day communicating science conference at Cornell University on July 21st. 

The workshop is by application only (selection was based on April 15 applications), free

Held July 13 & 21

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap

"The Science of Plants & Sustainability: lasting food supplies and telling environmental time."

Juana Munoz, PhD Candidate in Horticulture & Dr. Brita Lorentzen, Postdoc in Classics

More details to come. See more information here.



Northstar Houses's
Casita de Polaris
1201 North Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY

Thursday, July 26 02:47 PM - Friday, July 27, 2018 02:47 PM
Upstate Capital's 11th Annual Saratoga Forum

This two-day event includes an Executive Forum for company CEOs, panel discussions from leading investors and great networking at our trackside suite on Friday. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with key industry investors who shape the present and future of the private capital markets across

Saratoga Springs

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science on Tap

"The Science of Light: beaming up advancements in technology and medicine!"

Mengran Wang, PhD Candidate in Biophysics & Dr. Maxim Shcherbakov, Postdoc in Applied and Engineering Physics

More details to come. See more information here.

Northstar Houses's
Casita de Polaris
1201 North Tioga St.
Ithaca, NY

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