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Monday, January 04 04:55 PM - Friday, January 08, 2016 04:55 PM
Women in STEM Policy Seminar

The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is a national organization that prepares college women for leadership in the public policy arena through seminars in Washington, DC.

PLEN will hold its Women in STEM Policy seminar from January 4-8, 2016. In this seminar, women

Location:
Washington D.C.

Friday, January 15, 2016 01:48 PM
Read the BEST January Newsletter

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
2016 Engaged Cornell Graduate Student Grants

Request for Proposals (RFP)

Cornell Ph.D. students seeking support to conduct community-engaged research or scholarship should submit proposals by January 27, 2016. Awards up to $15K will be granted! Come to an Info Session to learn more:

Jan. 19, 2016 / 11:30 a.m.–

Location:
Deadline: Jan. 27

Info session:
102 Mann Library
January 19

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Come Celebrate BEST

Celebrate the start of 2016 at the Big Red Barn!

Join us to meet trainees who have been empowered to succeed via the BEST Program and to hear about the past year's accomplishments, plans for 2016 and remarks by Provost Michael Kotlikoff.

Please RSVP using the link above so we can gauge attendance,

Location:
Big Red Barn

Thursday, January 21 08:00 AM - Friday, January 22, 2016 05:00 PM
Boston Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Trip

Interested in learning about careers in a high-tech entrepreneurial ecosystem?  Join a small group of Cornell students, faculty, and alumni for two-days in Boston as we tour incubators and companies to meet with founders, startup employees, venture capitalists, consultants, and attorneys to

Location:
By application only
Boston, MA

Friday, January 22, 2016
WiTNY- Women in Tech NY

Clear your calendar - it's going down! The Women in Tech NY (WiTNY) Conference kicks off on January 22nd, and you're invited to take part in this one day interactive event. 

40 Washington Square South NYC is our meeting spot for a day of inspiration, education, and action.

Register Now 

Location:
40 Washington Square South
New York City

Monday, January 25, 2016
Careers in Business

...for Humanities or Social Sciences PhDs

Versatile PhD members currently working in business have told us that they think many PhDs tend to write off the business world too quickly. More and more employers understand the unique characteristics of PhDs from many disciplines, including the

Location:
Online panel
Join the discussion
January 25-29

Monday, January 25 - Tuesday, January 26, 2016
DNR Symposium

Organized and run by the Graduate Student Association, this year's symposium will include a career panel discussion moderated by the BEST Program on the second day.

See the overall agenda.

2016 Department of Natural Resources Graduate Research Symposium

“Conservation: From Promise to

Location:
175 Warren Hall

Monday, January 25, 2016 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Responsible Conduct of Research: Plagiarism

The fourth Annual Winter Symposium on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) will be held under the faculty leadership of Professor Maurine Linder, Chair, Molecular Medicine, CVM.

Hosted by the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Research and Professor Andrew Bass, in collaboration with Office of

Location:
Uris Hall

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Career Development panel discussion

As part of the Department of Natural Resources Graduate Student Association Symposium 2016 "Conservation: From Promise to Practice" the BEST Program is pleased to moderate a

(see the flyerPanelists: 

Allison Chatrchyan. Director, Cornell Institute for Climate Change

Location:
175 Warren Hall

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Spring Science Alliance Programming: 5 events

The Science Alliance at The New York Academy of Sciences continues to offer premier programming on career advancement for young scientists. Listed below you will find upcoming events that are geared to provide learning and networking opportunities across disciplines, and promote professional

Location:
The NY Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich St.
40th floor
New York City

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:23 PM
BIOMS 5665-Community-based Cancer Research Presentations and Discussions

This course is part of a series of 4 courses offered toward the Graduate Certificate of Engagement in Public Communication of Science and Technology. Students who complete all courses (which can be done over several semesters) will receive the certificate. See more information here.

Location:
224 Weill Hall
Jan 27-May 11

Friday, January 29 - Friday, March 25, 2016
ALS 5100: Leadership Development Course

Leadership is a critical factor in organizational and career success.  It involves working effectively with other people to achieve organizational goals and shape social reality.  Every student, no matter what field of endeavor, will face a variety of difficult leadership challenges in

Location:
Horton Lab
Fridays 9:05-12:05
Jan 29-March 25
2 credits

Friday, January 29, 2016 09:28 AM
Abstract Deadline - 2016 Biotechnology Symposium

BEST opportunity for trainees to present at the Biotechnology Symposium, a regional conference that brings industry leaders and academics together.

Presentations for the 2016 Symposium must fit into a 30 minute time slot; including time for questions. Although presentations that are applicable to

Location:
Symposium held in May in Syracuse

Friday, January 29, 2016 04:35 PM - 05:35 PM
Job Search Strategies: Summer Jobs and Internships

Open to all students. Sponsored by Cornell University Career ServicesProgram repeats:

Friday January 29 @4:35 pm
Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith

Tuesday February 2 @4:45 pm
291 Statler Hall

Location:
Lewis Auditorium, Goldwin Smith

Monday, February 01, 2016 01:51 PM
Read the BEST February Newsletter

Monday, February 01, 2016 04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Build a Better Resume

Open to all students.

Sponsored by the Cornell University Career Office.

Location:
102 Rockefeller Hall

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Commercialization Fellowships for Senior Grad Students

A BEST Recommended Fellowship

Interested in turning your research into a business? Cornell Engineering in collaboration with the Johnson School of Management is now offering Commercialization Fellowships, a unique opportunity for Ph.D. students to spend a fully-funded semester

Location:
Phillips Lounge

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Three Minute Thesis Competition- Preliminary rounds

Are you a PhD or a Research Master student? Can you describe your research clearly and compellingly to broad audiences in 3 minutes? Enter the internationally recognized 3MT competition to win cash prizes!

The next 3MT Preliminary Rounds will be on February 10, 23, and March 2nd

Location:
Big Red Barn

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Job Search Strategies: Summer Jobs and Internships

Open to all students.

Sponsored by Cornell University Career Services

 
Location:
291 Statler Hall

Thursday, February 04, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
CV to Resume Seminar

Attend this workshop to learn how you can create a professional resume from your multi-page academic CV.  Graduate student and postdoc attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch during this session.

After the workshop you will be able to:

  • Recognize the difference between a resume and a
Location:
102 Mann

Thursday, February 04, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Consulting 101 with Senior Lecturer Randy L. Allen

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 by Randy L. Allen, a senior lecturer at the Johnson Graduate School

Location:
247 Clark
Please RSVP

Friday, February 05 - Sunday, February 07, 2016
Science Communication Workshop

Enroll now for COMM 5660, an intensive hands-on weekend science communication workshop. 1 cr. coordinated by Bruce Lewenstein and supported by the BEST Program.

Friday, February 5 from 4-6pm; Saturday Feb. 6 @9-5pm; Sunday Feb. 7 @9-4:30pm. Must attend all sessions. See the tentative agenda and

Location:
213 Kennedy Hall

Friday, February 05, 2016 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Opportunities for public communication of science

Panel discussion featuring:

Michelle Kortenaar, Director of Education, Sciencenter @Sciencenter          

Linda Rayor, Entomology, founder of Insectapalooza @NaturlistOutrch

Merry Buckley, Communications Manager, Baker Institute for Animal Health @

Location:
101 Warren

Saturday, February 06, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Women Entrepreneurs Conference

Women REDEFINING Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Co-hosted by Rev: Ithaca Startup Works and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute at Johnson, this conference will include experienced keynote speakers, skill-building breakout sessions, panels, business-to-business matchmaking, and

Location:
Stocking Hall

Sunday, February 07, 2016
Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career Certificate Program

Become a Better Research Mentor in 2016!

The Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career Certificate Program will be held at Cornell on six spring Tuesdays from 12:00-2:00 pm. Sponsored by Cornell University CIRTL, it is based on a highly regarded national curriculum.

Location:
Sign up by Feb 7
six Tuesdays noon-2pm

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
ASM Kadner Grant Writing Online

Overview
The Committee on Graduate and Postdoctoral Education is pleased to announce the expansion of the ASM Grant Writing Institute, formerly known as the ASM Kadner Institute, to an online series. Grant Writing Institute Online is a three-month, six part webinar series which focuses on an

Location:
Deadline: Feb 10
Six webinars
Wed at 2pm

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Exploring Careers Outside Academia

Are you contemplating a career outside of academia and are unsure about what transferable skills you have or what careers are available to you? If so, you are invited to attend this workshop to learn what strategies you can take in exploring a career outside of academia.

Co-Sponsored by the Office

Location:
102 Mann Library

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Three Minute Thesis Competition - Preliminary rounds

Are you a PhD or a Research Master student? Can you describe your research clearly and compellingly to broad audiences in 3 minutes? Enter the internationally recognized 3MT competition to win cash prizes!

The next 3MT Preliminary Rounds will be on February 23 and March 2nd.

Location:
Big Red Barn

Thursday, February 11, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BEST Careers in Governance, Risk and Compliance

Part of our BEST Program signature series panel discussions, today's will focus on Careers in Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Join us to hear from and discuss with the wonderful speakers we have lined up: (see the flyer)

  • Alumna Eldora Ellison, Director in the Biotech/Chemical and
Location:
226 Weill Hall

Thursday, February 11, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
How I got into Consulting

The Cornell Graduate Consulting Club (CGCC) will be hosting a web based panel discussion where advanced degree candidates from different firms will share their experience on how they got interested in consulting, their preparation, recruitment and interview process experience.  Join us and get

Location:
TBD

Monday, February 15 - Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Cornell-FAO student symposium: Sustainable food systems for smallholder farmers

Join policymakers from around the globe for a special student-led session where you will discuss, debate, and convey your perspectives to policy makers on the topic of agricultural biotechnology and its role in sustainable food systems and nutrition.

Facilitated breakout sessions hosted by Cornell

Location:
ILR Conference Center
Registration required

Monday, February 15, 2016 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Non-Academic Job Search Mechanics

As a former academic who transitioned successfully to the corporate and nonprofit workplaces, Anne Krook helps graduate students and postdocs transition to non-academic positions. Her workshop will address topics such as:

  • How to read non-academic job postings
  • How
Location:
401 Warren Hall

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Careers and skills for graduate students in Physics and beyond

Physics Beyond the Lab

Brought to you by the Institute of Physics Publishing, the Physics Library and the BEST Program in concert with the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and the Physics Graduate Society

With sessions on career searches, networking, arXiv publishing and data management..priority is

Location:
401 Physical Sciences Building

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Michael Moss: A Journey into the Underbelly of the Processed Food Industry

Messenger Lecturer Michael Moss, is a renowned investigative journalist and book author who has been specializing in our food supply in recent years. His long-form journalism involves making technical and regulatory facts seem interesting to a general audience. He also pays close attention to

Location:
B25 Warren Hall

Thursday, February 18, 2016 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Michael Moss: Workshop on storytelling

Messenger Lecturer Michael Moss, is a renowned investigative journalist and book author who has been specializing in our food supply in recent years. His long-form journalism involves making technical and regulatory facts seem interesting to a general audience. He also pays close attention to

Location:
401 Physical Sciences Building

Register for this workshop in advance

Thursday, February 18, 2016 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Michael Moss: Broccoli the alpha vegetable. Hard-core messaging for healthier eating

Messenger Lecturer Michael Moss, is a renowned investigative journalist and book author who has been specializing in our food supply in recent years. His long-form journalism involves making technical and regulatory facts seem interesting to a general audience. He also pays close attention to

Location:
401 Warren Hall

Thursday, February 18, 2016 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Advancing Science and Policy (ASAP) Roundtable

This meeting will start with few announcements since it is the start of a new year and the second half will be a round table discussion.

We will be discussing the recent events of British scientists gaining permission to genetically modify human embryos.  This certainly is a controversial

Location:
221 Weill Hall

Thursday, February 18, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Cornell Pitch Bootcamp - Social Mixer

This is Cornell wide event open to undergraduate and graduate students from all departments. Stop by the Social Mixer to learn more about the Pitch Bootcamp. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Please RSVP here.

 

Location:
Baker/PSB Portico
Please RSVP

Monday, February 22, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Individual Development Plan (IDP) Workshop (Navigating your Future Series)

Navigating Your Future is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. 

Learn how to conceptualize, draft, and act on your own Individual Development Plan (IDP). Please note that the workshop will require some preparatory work

Location:
423 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Three Minute Thesis Competition - Preliminary rounds

Are you a PhD or a Research Master student? Can you describe your research clearly and compellingly to broad audiences in 3 minutes? Enter the internationally recognized 3MT competition to win cash prizes!

The last 3MT Preliminary Round will be on March 2nd.

The final round

Location:
Big Red Barn

Wednesday, March 02, 2016 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Three Minute Thesis Competition - LAST Preliminary round

Are you a PhD or a Research Master student? Can you describe your research clearly and compellingly to broad audiences in 3 minutes? Enter the internationally recognized 3MT competition to win cash prizes! This is the last 3MT Preliminary Round.

The final round competition will

Location:
Big Red Barn

Thursday, March 03, 2016 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Cornell Pitch Bootcamp - Workshop

Workshop: Learn how to prepare a winning pitch from Cornell instructors. Dinner will be provided.  RSVP here.

Location:
120 PSB
Please RSVP

Friday, March 04 - Sunday, March 06, 2016
National Postdoctoral Association Meeting

Join us for the 2016 NPA Meeting in Michigan! The Cornell BEST Program and the Office of Postdoctoral Studies will team up to give a workshop that you won't want to miss! (see below*)

Keynote speaker: Paula Chambers, Founder & CEO of Versatile PhD

Plenary Speakers:

Jabbar R. Bennett, Ph.D.,

Location:
Hosted by: The Van Andel Research Institute
Grand Rapids, MI

Saturday, March 05, 2016 09:00 PM - 05:00 PM
BIOMS 5660-Social Issues in Community Engagement by Cancer Scientists

This workshop is part of a series of 4 courses offered toward the Graduate Certificate of Engagement in Public Communication of Science and Technology.

Students who complete all courses (which can be done over several semesters) will receive the certificate. See a draft program here.

Must attend

Location:
348 Morrison Hall

Sunday, March 06 08:00 AM - Thursday, March 10, 2016 02:34 PM
Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Trek

In conjunction with the upcoming Cornell Silicon Valley Conference on March 8th, 2016, A Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Trek is being organized for Cornell PhDs interested in careers in innovation and entrepreneurship. Michael Roach is heading up this effort, and working with the College of

Location:
Silicon Valley

Tuesday, March 08, 2016 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
76West networking event for clean energy technologies

Join the March Networking@Rev hosted at Ithaca Beer Co featuring pitches from 4 regional startups, local food & drink.

This event is sponsored by 76West Clean Energy Competition with a focus on attracting entrepreneurs and resources from New York State, the US, and around the world, to build

Location:
Ithaca Beer Co
122 Ithaca Beer Dr.
Ithaca, NY

Monday, March 14, 2016 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Martin Blaser, NYU School of Medicine

Dr. Martin Blaser will present in the ‘Biology without Borders’ series. Dr. Blaser is a highly regarded medical microbiologist who was named by Time magazine last year as one of the 100 most influential people. He is well known for his work on Helicobacter as a pathogen and a mutualist

Location:
G10 Biotech

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Managing Dual Careers: Dual Career Search Panel

Navigating Your Future is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. All lunches will take place from 12-1:30pm in ILR King-Shaw Conference Center.

Managing Dual Careers: Dual Career Search Panel

Featuring Tara Holm and her husband,

Location:
423 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center

Thursday, March 17, 2016 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Three Minute Thesis Competition FINALS

Are you a PhD or a Research Master student? Can you describe your research clearly and compellingly to broad audiences in 3 minutes? Enter the internationally recognized 3MT competition to win cash prizes!

3MT Preliminary Rounds were in February and early March and today is the final round

Location:
G10 Biotech

Thursday, March 17, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
On-campus summer consulting internship

Are you interested in joining on-campus summer internship program? The Cornell Graduate Consulting Club (CGCC) is recruiting part-time student consultants for the 2016 summer engagement projects. We are specifically looking for bright, motivated and dedicated non-MBA graduate students. If you

Location:
224 Weill Hall
Please RSVP

Friday, March 18, 2016
Ithaca Pre-Seed Workshop (PSW) day 1

BESTies are being recruited to join each technology champion to round out the teams of professionals who together will evaluate early stage university based high-tech inventions for their commercial worth. Previously, BESTies have also taken their own ideas through the PSW. The Pre-Seed Workshop (

Location:
By application only

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
SPARK Talks

The audience will be made up of fellow graduate students and postdocs, librarians, and invited friends, family, and faculty.  The reception afterwards will serve as an opportunity for networking and further discussion of the presentations.

The impetus behind the event is that it’s more

Location:
102 Mann Library

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM
The Cancer Risk of Chemicals: Making Sense of the Science for Stakeholders

Community-Based Cancer Research Presentations and Discussions (as part of BioMS 5665) All are welcome to attend. See the flyer. Presented by Suzanne Snedeker, PhD. Hosted by Dr. Robert Weiss (rsw26@cornell.edu) and supported by a grant from Engaged Learning+Research

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Thursday, March 24, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
BEST Careers in Communication panel

BEST panel discussion and workshop on Scholarly Publication - whether this is your ultimate career objective, or whether you are interested in learning how the process works and gleaning tips to improve how you communicate your research, this workshop and panel discussion are not to be missed.

Location:
226 Weill Hall
Please register for lunch

Thursday, March 24, 2016 04:15 PM - 05:15 PM
Lewis Cantley: "Vulnerabilities of Cancer Metabolism"

Lewis Cantley is a high profile speaker you will not want to miss. He is currently Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine and is the recent recipient of the coveted Wolf Prize (see the Cornell Chronicle article) for his discovery of PI3Kinase and the

Location:
G10 Biotech

Thursday, March 24, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Cornell Pitch Competition

Pitch Competition: It is time to pitch, show us ‘what you got’ at the Cornell Pitch Bootcamp competition!  Please RSVP here

Location:
120 PSB
Please RSVP

Friday, March 25, 2016
Pre-Seed Workshop (PSW) day 2

BESTies were recruited to join each technology champion to round out the teams of professionals who together will evaluate early stage university based high-tech inventions for their commercial worth. The Pre-Seed Workshop (PSW) is a systematic approach designed to take a raw idea from a

Location:
By application only

Monday, March 28, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Strategies for Managing a Major Career Change

Do you want to manage a career change, but don't know how?  Would you like to learn some effective tips and strategies for changing careers? Do you want to hear from a Cornell PhD alumni about she made her career transition? 

GPWomeN and The Graduate School are hosting a talk by Dr. Bahar

Location:
401 Warren Hall
lunch provided-please RSVP

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
ComSciCon 2016: Communicating Science Workshop

Deadline today to apply for the Fri, July 15th and Sat, July 23rd 2016 Workshop on Communicating Science at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers are invited to apply.

This unique professional development experience will provide attendees with a

Location:
Apply by March 30
Held July 15 & 23

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
The Inventor's Role: Understanding the Tech Transfer Process

Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor's role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help

Location:
213 Phillips Hall

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
NOVARTIS-Carlo Nalin

BEST Special Seminar:  "Creating your path to a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry" by Carlo Nalin the Executive Director of Therapeutics Integrity at Novartis Oncology. Cornell alum, Dr. Nalin completed his postdoc here in BMCB before going to the Roche Institute for

Location:
421 Weill Hall

Tuesday, April 05, 2016 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Influential Corporate Innovators

Breadth, Depth, and Serial Innovators & Opportunities for them at P&G...Information session for PhDs, postdocs, and faculty.

Featuring Procter and Gamble speakers Duane Charbonneau, PhD, Research Fellow, Health Care Microbiology; and P&G PhD Recruiting Nancy Sevieux, PhD, and&

Location:
105 Riley Robb

Wednesday, April 06, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Preparing to Submit your Thesis or Dissertation

Navigating Your Future is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. Contact Alyssa Lopez al546@cornell.edu. Please RSVP here.

Location:
423 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center

Wednesday, April 06, 2016 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Cornell MedTech Member MeetUp

Overview presentations by Cornell and other MedTech members. Lots of Networking! Resource tables! Concurrent tours of cutting-edge facilities at Cornell. Networking reception. 

AGENDA for MedTech's Member MeetUp at Cornell University on April 6:

1:00PM - Registration and Networking;

Location:
Cornell's Ithaca campus
4th floor Weill Hall
Register by April 1

Wednesday, April 06, 2016 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM
From bench to science advocacy

Speaker: Judy Keen, PhD, Director of Scientific Affairs, American Society for Radiation Oncology

April 6 @ 5:15 PM in 226 Weill Hall

Join us for the seminar: “From bench to science advocacy: how traditional science is necessary for a non-traditional career.” This seminar is part of the

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Thursday, April 07, 2016 11:45 AM - 01:15 PM
The Two-Body Problem

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management AEM Graduate Student Association Seminar Series presents--

The Two-Body Problem: An Evaluation of University Partner Accommodation Policies with Implications for Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion of STEM Women 

Jill

Location:
401 Warren Hall

Thursday, April 07, 2016 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Insights from a Staff Scientist who has held Industry and Government Positions

Brought to you by the Department of Animal Science and the BEST Program: Mary Ellen Urick, NIH National Human Genome Research Institute

2:00 PM Interactive Session: A Tale of Two Positions: Insights from a Staff Scientist who has held Industry and Government Positions

Please join us for a

Location:
348 Morrison Hall
2 pm BEST interactive session
4 pm Seminar
Reception to follow

Friday, April 08 - Sunday, April 10, 2016
New Course: Comm 5665 Sci Comm Practicum

Back by popular demand! Effective communication requires knowledge of information dissemination, audience response, quality writing and presentation. In this weekend intensive course, science and technology students will receive hands-on practice developing several critical forms of information

Location:
RSVP to elc55
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Saturday, April 09, 2016 11:09 AM
NY Business Plan Competition

Cornell University will be hosting the regionals for the Southern Tier zone a the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. The top teams from each of the 10 regions advance to the final round of the statewide competition, where they will compete head-to-head for the grand prize on

Location:
JGSM

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Info Session for Global Consulting in Life Sciences

Are you curious about the recruitment process and what it is like to work at top consulting companies? The CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club) is organizing a series of company info sessions over the next several months prior to the start of fall recruitment cycle.

L.E.K. Info Session

Location:
224 Weill Hall
by RSVP

Thursday, April 14 - Friday, April 15, 2016
Entrepreneurship@Cornell Celebration

Don't miss out on your chance to learn the latest on family business, social entrepreneurship, health administration and new technologies at our Celebration 2016 event. You can also see eLab companies pitch during its Demo Day and hear more from this year's Entrepreneur of the Year. The BEST Program

Location:
Statler Hotel

Friday, April 15, 2016 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Science Communication Group

Interested in Science Communication? Want to benefit from a community of like-minded individuals? Get involved with the SciComm Club at Cornell!!

BESTies Kristen Brochu and Victor Aguilar are mobilizing a science communication committee to eventually found a club that will promote SciComm training

Location:
341 Caldwell Hall

Saturday, April 16, 2016 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Entrepreneurship Startup Bootcamp

Entrepreneurship at Cornell with Blackstone LaunchPad is teaming up with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati to bring you the Entrepreneurship Startup Bootcamp which will be held the day after Celebration.  This event is free but you must register to attend! This exclusive one-day program is

Location:
184 Myron Taylor Hall
Registration required.

Sunday, April 17 - Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Catalyzing Advocacy for Science and Engineering (CASE)

An opportunity to go to Washington, DC, and learn about science policy.   By selection only, you will spend a few days learning about the structure and organization of Congress, the federal budget and appropriations process, and tools for effective science communication and civic engagement (&

Location:
AAAS Headquarters
Washington DC

Monday, April 18, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Grant Administration for Entrepreneurs

A panel discussion April 18 in G01 Biotech about grants for start-ups (SBIR, STTR, etc), including not only the application process but what happens after your grant is awarded.

Panelists: (see the flyer)

Robin Dollaway, Industry Center of Expertise Team Leader & Sr. Grant and Contract

Location:
G01 Biotech

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BEST Careers in Science Policy panel discussion

Part of our BEST Program signature series panel discussions, today's will focus on Careers in Science Policy. See the flyer

Do you want to be pigeonholed into being 'the technical guy' on the team, or do you have more skills to offer? Join this panel to address your own questions - there will be

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Spring 2016 Lab Crawl

BESTie Dario Mizrachi, a postdoc in the DeLisa Research Group in Chemistry and Biomolecular Engineering will lead a lab crawl tour.

Meet at the Big Red Barn to start our Spring Lab Crawl. We will visit labs on campus to learn from graduate students about cutting edge research and effectively

Location:
BRB
Campus labs

Friday, April 22, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
OISE Engage Lunch Series

A 2011 graduate of the Mechanical Engineering Program, Natalie Galley is a Technology Specialist in the Boston office of the IP firm of Fish & Richardson working on Patent Law and is pursuing a degree from Harvard Law School. Join us for the Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement (OISE)

Location:
225 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center

Thursday, April 28, 2016 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
ASAP meeting: Research Policies

ASAP=Advancing Science And Policy

Have you ever wondered about the ethical treatment of human subject participants in research at Cornell?  Are there policies and regulations regarding the involvement of human subjects in research, and if so what are they? Come to Advancing Science and Policy&

Location:
2nd floor Weill Hall

Friday, April 29, 2016 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and oSTEM

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Join oSTEM and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals for a panel

Location:
120 Physical Sciences Building

Saturday, April 30, 2016 09:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Symposium of Women Leaders in Healthcare

This event aims to promote learning through conversation and the sharing of experiences/lessons, as well as to support our community of women by bringing together prominent female leaders with current students. All genders are welcome! Students will have the opportunity to learn from and network

Location:
Human Ecology Building

Sunday, May 01, 2016
ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship

The ASM (American Society for Microbiology) announces the ASM Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship to increase the number of underrepresented groups completing doctoral degrees in the microbiological sciences.  Open to graduate students who are enrolled in a Ph.D. program

Location:
Deadline: May 1

Monday, May 02, 2016 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Communicating Your Research through Video

Join us on Monday, May 2nd to learn more about communicating your research and capturing your experiences in the field through video!

Sue Price & Declan McCormack will also be giving a lunchtime talk about their experiences filming SRI-Rice in the Global South on Mon, May 2nd at 11:30am in Mann

Location:
102 Mann 11:30AM

301 Warren 3:30PM

Friday, May 06, 2016 08:30 AM - 04:00 PM
9th Annual NIH Career Symposium

Highlighting the diversity of career choices available to your generation of biomedical researchers.  Whether you are a new graduate student,  postdoc, or clinical fellow just beginning to consider career options or a senior student/fellow ready to look for a job, the NIH Career Symposium

Location:
NIH Campus (Bethesda, Maryland)
Natcher Conference Center

Saturday, May 07, 2016
Beyond the Professoriate: The Career Conference for PhDs

2 Days. 4 Panels. 6 Special Presentations. 20+ PhDs. 11 Hours of Exclusive, Live Content. Entirely Online. 21-Day Replay

For graduate students and recent PhDs from STEM, social sciences, and humanities disciplines. During this two-day online event, attendees will hear from doctoral-degree holders

Location:
Online

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM
BEST SciComm club meeting with Geoff Giller

The BEST SciComm club monthly meeting will host a writing workshop by Geoff Giller, a local science and environmental writer featured in several magazines. Follow him on Twitter @GeoffreyGiller and follow the BEST program @Cornell_BEST!

If you are interested in learning about future

Location:
341 Caldwell Hall

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
MedTech Member MeetUp at CONMED

Join your fellow members for this MedTech Member MeetUp to hear several engaging speakers discuss cutting-edge developments and opportunities for partnering, receive a tour of the facility and network with your peers. Cornell faculty staff and students are members of MedTech. Contact us at the

Location:
register by May 6

Wednesday, May 11 03:52 PM - Thursday, May 12, 2016 03:52 PM
NYBIO 2016 Annual Conference

The NewYorkBIO Annual Conference is one of the largest life science business conferences in the US bringing together emerging and established companies, investors, business development professionals, scientists and others supporting and advancing life science discoveries. The attendees are:

Location:
10 on the Park @ Time Warner Center
New York City

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 05:15 PM - 06:15 PM
Importance of Collaborating with Patient Advocates in Cancer Research

As part of the Community-Based Cancer Research Presentations and Discussions (BioMS 5665)...BEST recommends you attend.

Ayesha Shajahan-Haq, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Oncology at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center (she is also Co-Director for the

Location:
146 Morrison Hall

Thursday, May 12, 2016 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
ASAP meeting and roundtable

Advancing Science And Policy 

Join us to hear Robert Fersh, President and Founder of the Center for Policy Resolution. His non-profit organization focuses on using “dialogue and collaboration to generate breakthrough solutions to important yet intractable problems.” 

Location:
221 Weill Hall

Monday, May 16, 2016 07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Getting Beyond a Blind Date With Science

Actor, director and writer Alan Alda will return to campus May 16-18 and will deliver a free public talk, “Getting Beyond a Blind Date With Science,” Monday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m. in Bailey Hall. The lecture will cover ways to effectively communicate science so anyone can understand it.

Location:
Bailey Hall

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 08:00 AM - 02:30 PM
3rd Annual BEST Symposium

Save the date -May 17- for our signature Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training Symposium, now in its third year. We are very happy to announce the keynote speaker: Rush Holt.

Physicist and eight term Congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives, Rush Holt is now the CEO of

Location:
226 Weill Hall
Cornell's central campus
Ithaca, NY

Thursday, May 19 - Friday, May 20, 2016
8th Annual Biotechnology Symposium

It is not too late to register! Let BEST Program staff know if you are interested in attending so you can hitch a ride and reimburse your registration cost! You will hear about the latest research going on throughout the state on the following session topics: Biomaterials, Biofuels/

Location:
Syracuse, NY

Thursday, May 19, 2016 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
OSP Roundtable: Panel Discussion on NIH

Panel Members

OSP – Linda Griswold, Brenda Truesdail & Kim Holloway
SFS – Kelly Gardner, Tanya Dombrosvky & Beth Peet
College GCOs & Research Administrator – Tammy Wildenstein, Liz Estabrook & Kim Hayes

The May 2016 OSP Roundtable will feature a panel

Location:
Veterinary Research Tower Hall 3 (LH3)

Sunday, May 22, 2016
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training online in June

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.&

Location:
Deadline: May 22
-via distance learning-

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
BEST Day in Albany...

Learn how science policy is made and understood at the state level. Meet the professionals who are at the heart of environmental and public health policymaking in Albany. Get a taste of what it's like to live, work, and thrive in this field if you are considering it as a career. Learn what qualities

Location:
Albany, NY
by selection

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
EWISE Symposium

2016 Empowering Women in Science & Engineering (EWISE) Symposium: May 25, 2016 @8:30am-5:00pm in G10 Biotech

DRAFT AGENDA:

8:30-9:00am                Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00am             

Location:
G10 Biotechnology Building

Wednesday, June 01, 2016 09:13 AM
Deadline for Bain & Company - Advance Into Consulting

A Career with Bain & Company offers Advanced Degree candidates the opportunity to leverage the knowledge and expertise gained in your area of study while honing your strategic thinking skills and becoming a business leader.

The Advanced Into Consulting (AIC) events will take place

  • July 6th:
Location:
Deadline: June 1
Held July 6
New York City

Friday, June 03, 2016 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
From Science Policy to Patents

As part of the symposium to celebrate the retirement of Ken Kemphues, Professor in Molecular Biology & Genetics, there is a talk by Donato Aceto, Associate at McCarter & English Attorneys at Law entitled "From Science Policy to Patents" at 3:10PM, just after a coffee break, in G10

Location:
Kempues Retirement Symposium
G10 Biotech
9am-5pm

Wednesday, June 08 - Friday, June 10, 2016
ASAP BEST SciPol trip to Washington, D.C.

ASAP and BEST are planning the Washington D.C. science policy trip for June 8-10th and will visit the Hill, a scientific society, and possibly a non-profit science advocacy group. Ideal candidates will have already taken the Science Policy Bootcamp course or are familiar with how policy is

Location:
Washington. D.C.

Wednesday, June 08, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
The Inventor's Role: Understanding the Tech Transfer Role

Join the Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) for an informative and interactive session that will explore the inventor's role within the technology transfer process. Our experienced Technology Licensing Officers will share tips and suggestions to make the most of CTL services and how you can help

Location:
213 Kennedy Hall

Friday, June 10, 2016 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Regeneron Science to Medicine Forum

first-come, first-served registration...apply now!

Several BESTies were selected to participate: congratulations to Siddarth Chandrasekaran (Chemistry and Chemical Biology), Madhura Raghavan (Genetics, Genomics and Development), and Evgeniya Nazarova (Microbiology and Immunology).

At the bottom

Location:
Tarrytown, NY

Friday, June 10, 2016 04:15 PM - 06:00 PM
Meet with Alumni and Network at Reunion

The BEST Program encourages all STEM grad students and postdocs to take advantage of this great informal way to meet others who have embarked on their careers and are passionate about giving back. Join Cornell alumni who have graduate degrees, graduate and professional students, and postdocs during

Location:
Big Red Barn

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
ASBMB- BEST Webinar Series: Careers in Industry

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is working with the National Institutes of Health's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) program to pilot a three-part webinar series in summer 2016. Recordings of the webinars will be available on this site afterward.

Location:
Online
Also:
Jul 20-Charting a Course to Career Success
Aug 17-Building Professional Relationships

Thursday, June 23, 2016 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
June Lab Crawl and Dinner

Want to visit a lab and learn about research by other graduate students and postdocs in other fields? These 15-minute presentations are designed to feature the intriguing research conducted by our Cornell graduate students. 

The June Lab Crawl is Thursday, June 23, between 4 and 6pm. We will

Location:
BRB
Campus labs

Monday, June 27 05:10 PM - Thursday, June 30, 2016 05:10 PM
Lab Safety Boot Camp

Cornell University will be hosting the Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) – 24 hour Lab Safety Boot Camp 

This Lab Safety BootCamp will appeal to those with responsibility for lab safety, or who must teach or practice safe laboratory procedures in an educational setting, hospital,

Location:
140 EHOB

Monday, July 11 - Saturday, July 16, 2016
BEST ASCB Biotech Management Training

The ASCB (American Society for Biochemistry and Cell Biology), in partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive management training course from July 11-16, 2016, at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. This course will accommodate 50 graduate students (3rd y

Location:
Deadline: April 15
Claremont, CA

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 03:45 PM - 05:00 PM
BEST SciComm Club meeting with Dr. Miriam Krause

Join the general meeting of the SciComm Club with speaker Dr. Miriam Krause, Director of Education and Professional Development for the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology (CSN), who will be talking via video conference about her experiences as a science educator outside of academia. You will

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Thursday, July 14, 2016 03:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Deloitte Information Session for Life Sciences PhDs

Deloitte will present an overview of their practice, discuss the opportunities that exist for life sciences PhDs, and answer questions.

Please register here.

To view the presentation content: Join using Skype for Business
For audio only:
  Dial toll free: 1-844-882-6682
 

Location:
Virtual

Friday, July 15, 2016
ComSciCon Cornell 2016

Regional graduate students and post-doctoral researchers are invited to apply for the 2016 Communicating Science Workshop on Friday, July 15th, 2016 and Saturday, July 23rd, 2016, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. 

This unique professional development experience will provide

Location:
registration closed

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
ASBMB-BEST Webinar Series: Charting a course to career success

The ASBMB is working with the National Institutes of Health's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program to pilot a three-part webinar series in summer 2016. Recordings of the webinars will be available on this site afterward.

Registration is free and open to members and non-

Location:
Online
Also Aug 17 Building Professional Relationships

Saturday, July 23, 2016
ComSciCon Cornell 2016

Regional graduate students and post-doctoral researchers are gathering for the 2016 Communicating Science Workshop on Friday, July 15th, 2016 and Saturday, July 23rd, 2016, at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

This unique professional development experience provides attendees with a fantastic

Location:
By application only

Monday, July 25, 2016 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Creativity Workshop for Scientists

This exciting workshop features award winning scientists and scholars, including Nobel Laureates Harold Varmus and Randy Schekman, as they discuss the Creativity Spark and its role in science exploration.

Opening remarks by:
Hunter Rawlings III, Interim president and professor emeritus

Location:
233 Plant Science

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Finding Your Scientific Voice

Finding your scientific voice 
Dates: July 27, 28, 29 and August 3 ,4, 5
Time: 9am to noon

-SIGN UP ONLY IF YOU CAN ATTEND ALL SIX SESSIONS-

You will learn to use theatrical and performance techniques to create amazing beginnings to your talks, whether you have one minute, three

Location:
9-noon
Jul 27, 28 & 29
Aug 3, 4, & 5
must attend all sessions

Friday, August 05, 2016 03:15 PM - 04:30 PM
Summer PROFessional Development: Communication and Listening Skills for Teaching and Mentoring

Summer PROFessional Development is a community of grad students and postdocs who are interested in teaching in higher education. We'll meet on Friday afternoons to talk about teaching and how to get a job at a college or university that emphasizes it. RSVPs are appreciated, but feel free to come to

Location:
211 Kennedy Hall

Thursday, August 11, 2016 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Rev Demo Day 2016: Making Meets Business

Rev: Ithaca Startup Works presents the second annual Rev Hardware Accelerator Demo Day: “Making Meets Business” – a free event for the entire community. Rev Hardware Accelerator teams have spent 12 weeks working to move their product ideas from concept to prototype. Each team

Location:
G10 Biotechnology Building
Free to attend

Saturday, August 13, 2016
ALS 6014: Theater Techniques for Enhancing Teaching and Public Speaking

from our colleagues at CTE and CU-CIRTL:

Using the storytelling and character-development techniques of theatrical improvisation, this seven-week course aims to help graduate students enhance their classroom teaching and public speaking for both formal and informal environments. Participants will

Location:
Sign up now
Held Aug 23-Oct. 4

Monday, August 15, 2016
Deloitte Consulting Life Sciences PhD Recruiting: Online Application deadline

Deloitte Consulting Life Sciences PhD Recruiting

Applications are now being accepted for Deloitte Consulting’s Life Sciences & Health Care PhD Consultant role for start dates in Fall 2017. Interested life sciences PhD students and first year post-doctoral fellows should apply by 11:59pm

Location:
Deadline: Aug 15

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
ASBMB-BEST Webinar Series: Building professional relationships

The ASBMB is working with the National Institutes of Health's Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training program to pilot a three-part webinar series in summer 2016. Recordings of the webinars will be available on this site afterward.

Registration is free and open for members and non-

Location:
Online

Thursday, August 18, 2016 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
LinkedIn photographs

Did you know that adding a profile photo to your LinkedIn account* could result in 14 times more views than someone without?

Back by popular demand, the BEST Program is collaborating with Cornell Graduate Career Services to help you get a professional looking headshot for your LinkedIn profile.

Location:
G01 Biotech
Sign-in only via Handshake

Friday, August 19, 2016 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
BBS Symposium: Connect. Collaborate. Create.

Join this year's displays and discussions to celebrate biological and biomedical sciences campus-wide, and to connect, collaborate and create.

We are excited to announce that the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) Graduate Program will be hosting its 15th Annual Symposium on Friday,

Location:
Stocking Hall

Friday, August 26, 2016 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Resumaniacs

Get your resume critiqued in just 15 minutes! Stop by 103 Barnes Hall between 1:30 and 4:30 pm with a paper copy of your resume and have a walk-in resume critique. Learn more.

Location:
103 Barnes Hall

Friday, August 26, 2016 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Networking Essentials

The Engineering Graduate Student Association (EGSA) is sponsoring this Workshop with Barbara Lang, who is a seasoned consultant and public speaker. Barbara excels at combining humor, research, and stories to help her audiences learn to make better connections, and communicate their value.

Location:
165 Olin
RSVP

Sunday, August 28 - Saturday, September 03, 2016
International Summer School with Tokyo Tech

The Education Academy of Computational Life Sciences (ACLS*) International Summer School for Tokyo Institute of Technology invites Cornell University participant applications. This week-long program, now in its fifth year, allows graduate students and postdocs to develop their leadership and

Location:
Belfer Research Building
Weill Medical Campus
New York City

Tuesday, August 30 - Thursday, September 08, 2016
Cornell Career Fair Days

The format for Cornell University's Career Fair Days in 2016 will be significantly different from past events due to the temporary closure of the regular venue. As a result, a series of smaller industry-focused events in August and September will be held with approximately 70 employers participating

Location:
Statler Hotel

Tuesday, September 06, 2016 04:45 PM - 06:00 PM
What is Consulting?

Are you considering Consulting as a Career? The Cornell Career Services invites you to attend this workshop presented by Accenture, one of the world's leading global consulting firms.

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of consulting where you can learn all about the

Location:
155 Olin

Thursday, September 08, 2016 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Advancing Science and Policy (ASAP) meeting

The Advancing Science and Policy (ASAP) club is holding its first meeting of the year. The graduate student run club focuses on advocacy, science communication, and policy for those of you interested in attending. We will be discussing logistics for the remainder of the year and are looking forward

Location:
321 Weill Hall

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Case Interviewing event series

Crack the Case Interview

Tuesday, Sept 13, 4:45 pm
251 Malott Hall

Learn more...

Case Interview Preparation Exercises

Wednesday, September 14, 4:45 pm
253 Malott

Learn more...

Case Mock Madness

Friday, September 16, 10 am - 4:30 pm
103 Barnes Hall

Register via Handshake

SEE ALSO:

Be

Location:
251 Malott

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Exploring Careers Outside Academia

Co-sponsored by Cornell Career Services, the Office of Postdoctoral Studies

Are you contemplating a career outside of academia and are unsure about what transferable skills you have or what careers are available to you?  If so, you are invited to attend this free workshop to learn what

Location:
102 Mann Library

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
What Cancer Patients Want Researchers to Know

A chance to learn about the cancer experience from those who have been through it.

This first seminar of the semester to present cancer research in lay language will take place this Wednesday, September 14, at 5:30 pm in Morrison Hall, Room 348. Refreshments provided.

This is the session in which

Location:
Morrison Hall 348

Thursday, September 15, 2016 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
2016 URBEST Retreat and Career Workshop

Our BEST partners at the University of Rochester invite you to join this career workshop:

Morning Session 8:30 am – 12:30 pm 

Randy Ribaudo of SciPhD Career Workshop on Strategic Project Management for Scientists and Developing Your People.

Lunch 12:30 – 1:00 pm 

Location:
University of Rochester
Registration is required

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
BEST Careers in...Governance, Risk and Compliance

The BEST Program signature "Careers in..." series is merging with the graduate school "Navigating Your Future" series to create:

Navigating Your Future:
BEST Careers in...

Governance, Risk and Compliance 

1-3 pm in 226 Weill
Tuesday September 20, 2016

-open to all-

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Postdoc Leadership Certificate Program

Co-sponsored by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies and the VP of Human Resources, this 10-module program is designed to introduce postdocs to some key concepts and skills of leadership in today’s complex environment. It provides a practical forum to assess and develop personal leadership

Location:
Application required
Held Sept. 29-March 23

Monday, October 03, 2016 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
IP and Tech Transfer Workshop with Michael Russell

Michael Russell (Cornell Engineering alum, MS '91, PhD MSE '94) IP attorney with Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser.

Mike will present on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer - a great topic for STEM field researchers, MBAs, and entrepreneurs interested in learning more about

Location:
eHub Collegetown
Multipurpose Room 305 A/B

Thursday, October 06, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Meet Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on Campus

Create the Future YOU Believe In

Fall Harvest & Patient Experience Activity

Enjoy classic fall snacks as you experience various lab activities and games through the lens of someone with vision loss while networking with Regeneron.

Thursday, October 6 | 6pm – 7pm | PSB- Baker

Location:
PSB- Baker Portico

Monday, October 10, 2016 12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Individual Development Plan Workshop

Take the next steps to map out your career development:

Apply to attend the upcoming workshop, Using ChemIDPTM to Plan Your Career Development, brought to you by the American Chemical Society and Cornell University's Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

Location:
APPLY by Oct.6
125 Baker Lab

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
BMCB & GGD Symposium

Public Seminars / Poster Session
Student Organizers from BMCB & GGD:
Jordana Bloom • Blaine Harlan • Aaron Joiner • Nithya Kartha • Ravi Patel • Tina Tran • Zijing Zhang (BEST trainees are in bold)
The fields of Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology

Location:
Biotechnology G10

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Careers in Data Science

David Drummond, Director of Data Engineering at Insight Data Science will be talking about his transition from academia to the fields of data science and data engineering. He will also be leading a discussion on careers in data science, health data science, and data engineering, and steps you can

Location:
700 Clark Hall

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Talk by a Genetic Counselor

Claire Anderson will return to the Cornell campus on Wednesday, Oct. 12 to present: "When Cancer Runs in the Family: The Role of Genetic Testing in Hereditary Cancers." Claire used to work in Bob Weiss's lab at Cornell and then went to Johns Hopkins University to get her master's

Location:
348 Morrison Hall

Thursday, October 13, 2016 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Advocacy in Higher Education with VP of University Relations

Join ASAP (Advancing Science and Policy, a BESTie run graduate student group) for this event on Advocacy in Higher Education with the Vice President of University Relations Joel Martin Malina. He has worked in public policy and strategy for over two decades and will be talking about

Location:
100 Seminar Room
Mann Library

Friday, October 14, 2016 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Communicating Complex Research

Are you having trouble communicating your complex research message to audiences in a way that makes them want to learn more? Want to improve understanding of what you do for everyone who attends your talks? This event is part of a series Navigating Your Future: BEST Careers in... 

Jean-luc

Location:
226 Weill Hall
Registration is required.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM
Skills to Succeed in Industrial Research

SPEAKER: Dr. Ellen M. Kosik Williams, University Collaborations Manager & Research Associate, Science & Technology Division, Corning Incorporated

See the flyer

Strong fundamental scientific knowledge is necessary to a successful career in science but not sufficient. The technical skills

Location:
700 Clark Hall
lunch available at noon

Thursday, October 20, 2016 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
A123 Systems: from nanotech to reality - with Dr. Bart Riley

Dr. Bart Riley (PhD ‘90), founder and CTO of A123 Systems, will be on campus this Thursday to give a talk about his entrepreneurship experience.  The day after his talk, Dr. Riley is willing to meet 1-on-1 with students who are aspiring entrepreneurs.  Preference will be given to

Location:
205 Thurston

Friday, October 21, 2016 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
1-on-1 meetings with Dr. Bart Riley- A123 Systems

Dr. Bart Riley (PhD ‘90), founder and CTO of A123 Systems, will be on campus this Thursday to give a talk about his entrepreneurship experience.  The day after his talk, Dr. Riley is willing to meet 1-on-1 with students who are aspiring entrepreneurs.  Preference will be given to

Location:
173 Kimball

Friday, October 21, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
CEO of DeoBioSciences at OISE Engage Lunch

Join us for the OISE Engage Lunch with Cornell Master of Industrial Relations alumni, John F. Adamson, Jr., cofounder and CEO of DeoBioSciences, Inc., an early-stage, virtual, biotechnology firm, based outside Atlanta, Georgia, focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing an anti-

Location:
225 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center
RSVP

Monday, October 24 - Tuesday, October 25, 2016
AIMBE - Public Policy Institute

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) will be hosting a Public Policy Training Institute on October 24-25 in Washington, DC designed to educate grad students, postdocs, and fellows in Medicine, Engineering, and Health Sciences interested in the public policy landscape

Location:
Washington, D.C.
Registration required

Monday, October 24, 2016
Product Management Training Program

with ProSky and BEST: Why Product Management? Product Managers are responsible for the strategy, roadmap and feature definition of a product. Learn how to analyze markets and competitive conditions, create a vision that differentiates and delivers unique value based on demand.
Learning

Location:
online Oct. 24 to Dec. 2

Thursday, October 27, 2016 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Networking @REV

October's theme is Software and Hardware.

Networking@Rev is a great way to get to know Ithaca's startup community, meet startups looking to hire/collaborate, and form valuable connections with local businesses and potential investors. Check out our expanded space, network with others in the

Location:
Rev:Ithaca Startup Works
314 E. State St. Ithaca

Thursday, October 27, 2016 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Advocacy and Communication Training and Workshop-ASAP

ASAP (Advancing Science and Policy) will host a hands-on workshop to help you work through your own strategy for communicating with a policy maker. This is part of our new goal of creating opportunities to develop and apply hands on skills. Pizza and snacks provided. More details to follow.

How to

Location:
100 Mann Library

Tuesday, November 01, 2016 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Insight into industry careers with special guest Kent Göklen

Kent Göklen is a Cornell BEST mentor and GSK's Director of Engineering, Downstream Process Development, in the biopharmaceutical business unit of GlaxoSmithKline in King of Prussia, PA. An alumnus of Cornell and MIT, he will answer your many questions about transitioning from academia into an

Location:
G01 Biotech

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Town-Gown Resource Fair

Cornell University, Ithaca College and Tompkins Cortland Community College will hold a joint Town/Gown Resource Fair to introduce area educators, business people, veterans, scholars, government officials and community organizers to the schools’ outreach programs and resources.

“The

Location:
The Space @ Greenstar
700 W. Buffalo St, Ithaca

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Grantsmanship for Students and Postdocs

The New York Academy of Sciences

Will you be applying for F30, F31, or F32 grants from the NIH this fall?

To learn the secrets to success when applying for these or other grants, sign up for our 2.5 hour evening seminar:

Speaker
Dr. Jaime Rubin
Founder and Director
of the Columbia

Location:
Webinar

Thursday, November 03, 2016 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Bain Strategies Webinar Series - Founder's Mentality

Shared by the CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club)

Bain & Company cordially invites you to register for an upcoming webinar(s) in a series we are calling BainStrategies - where consultants will be leading topics from interview preparation tips to how Bain partners with their clients. Hear

Location:
Webinar

Friday, November 04, 2016 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Entrepreneurship Summit NYC 2016

Elevate Your Network, Your Game, Your Story. Hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, this event promises a day filled with opportunities to network, hear speakers and learn!

STREAMED LIVE!

To tune in, just click here:

Location:
The Times Center
242 W 41st St
New York, NY 10036

Monday, November 07, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Navigating your Future Series: Submit Your Thesis or Dissertation

Navigating Your Future: BEST Careers is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. Join us for Navigating Your Future Lunch to learn about the administrative aspects of submitting your thesis or dissertation. Presented by Jason Kahabka,

Location:
423 ILR King-Shaw Conference Center

Monday, November 07, 2016 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Bain Strategies: Digitizing Operations to Drive Growth & Profitability

Shared by the CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club)

Bain & Company cordially invites you to register for an upcoming webinar(s) in a series we are calling BainStrategies - where consultants will be leading topics from interview preparation tips to how Bain partners with their

Location:
Webinar

Tuesday, November 08, 2016 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
BainStrategies: Alumni Panel

Shared by the CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club)

Bain & Company cordially invites you to register for an upcoming webinar(s) in a series we are calling BainStrategies - where consultants will be leading topics from interview preparation tips to how Bain partners with their

Location:
Webinar

Wednesday, November 09, 2016 07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
BainStrategies: The Digital Wave in Southeast Asia

Shared by the CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club)

Bain & Company cordially invites you to register for an upcoming webinar(s) in a series we are calling BainStrategies - where consultants will be leading topics from interview preparation tips to how Bain partners with their

Location:
Webinar

Friday, November 11, 2016 04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Opportunities for Public Communication of Science-COMM 5660

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

Panelists:

  • Linda Rayor, Senior Lecturer, Entomology.  Founder of Insectapalooza
  • Merry Buckley, Communications Manager, Baker Institute
  • Cynthia Leifer, Associate Professor, Cornell
Location:
150 Warren Hall

Saturday, November 12 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
Comm 5660 Science Communication Workshop

This intensive weekend workshop introduces graduate students and post-docs in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communication of science and technology (including controversial topics such as climate change or GMOs) with non scientists such


Tuesday, November 15 - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Career Blitz and Company Site Visit in Research Triangle Park

Cornell BEST is teaming up with BEST colleagues at UNC to provide an opportunity for BESTies to participate in their TIBBS (Training Initiatives in Biomedical & Biological Sciences) Career Blitz Nov. 15 and an ELITE (Enhancing Local Industry Transitions Through Exploration) site visit to

Location:
North Carolina's Research Triangle Park

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Inventors of biotechnologies, have questions? Get them answered.
Center for Technology Licensing Office Hours at Weill Hall.
 
Are you working on a technology in your lab that you think has commercial potential? 
 
Do you seek guidance on navigating Cornell's processes of commercialization, and a checklist of things you
Location:
407 B Weill Hall

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
BainStrategies: Bain Social Impact - Transforming Ethiopia's Agribusiness Sector

Shared by the CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club)

Bain & Company cordially invites you to register for an upcoming webinar(s) in a series we are calling BainStrategies - where consultants will be leading topics from interview preparation tips to how Bain partners with their

Location:
Webinar

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Knowledge and skills used in a non-profit setting

As a supplement to the Reproductive Biology Seminar series:

Here's an interactive session you won't want to miss, featuring Victoria Miller,  CEO and Founding Executive Director of the Trisomy 18 Foundation

“Career Paths in Research-driven NonProfits – An Opportunity for

Location:
105 Stimson Hall
Please RSVP to May Lovelace for lunch

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
BainStrategies: What will you, as a consultant, actually do?

Shared by the CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club)

Bain & Company cordially invites you to register for an upcoming webinar(s) in a series we are calling BainStrategies - where consultants will be leading topics from interview preparation tips to how Bain partners with their

Location:
Webinar

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Q&A with Matt Smith, COO of TandemLaunch

Matt Smith is a Partner & COO at TandemLaunch, a venture seed fund and incubator of consumer electronics startups founded on patented university technologies (portfolio value creation of >$100M since 2013).

Matt's prior work includes DARPA-funded development of a robotics platform acquired

Location:
205 Thurston

Thursday, November 17, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
BEST Careers in...Industry, Entrepreneurship and Management

Navigate your Future

Coincident with Global Entrepreneurship Week*, the BEST Program, OISE and the Graduate School will celebrate careers in Industry, Entrepreneurship and Management.

Hear the stories of motivation to pursue a career beyond yet with academia, a take on the pros and cons, and join

Location:
226 Weill Hall

Thursday, November 17, 2016 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
BainStrategies: The Great Transformation

Shared by the CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club)

Bain & Company cordially invites you to register for an upcoming webinar(s) in a series we are calling BainStrategies - where consultants will be leading topics from interview preparation tips to how Bain partners with their

Location:
Webinar

Thursday, November 17, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Conflict Resolution, Case-Study- ASAP

Join the ASAP club to learn more about the strategy of conflict resolution.

This skill can translate to both the workplace and help you mediate contentious discussions in your career. We will be reviewing a Harvard case-study during our meeting in anticipation for our guest speaker Dr. Lipsky in

Location:
221 Weill Hall

Monday, November 28, 2016 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
TEC Graduate Mixer

Come meet fellow students interested in startups and entrepreneurship.

Drinks and snacks will be provided.  All graduate and professional students are welcome, help spread the word!

About TEC (Technology Entrepreneurship at Cornell)  

TEC is a student organization made up of

Location:
Big Red Barn

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
SBIR Grant Prep Session

Featured speaker: Kirk Macolini

Come hear strategies and insights for preparing SBIR proposals from local grant writer Kirk Macolini, founder of Centurion Technology. Kirk is an expert on the federal grant funding landscape, with extensive experience (over 250 successful research proposals

Location:
eHub Collegetown Multipurpose Room
RSVP required

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Advocacy and Communication Training Workshop - ASAP

ASAP will host a hands-on workshop to help you work through your own strategy for communicating with a policy maker. This is part of our new goal of creating opportunities to develop and apply hands on skills. Pizza and snacks provided by GPSAFC. 

How to get involved in ASAP:

Check

Location:
102 Mann Library

Thursday, December 01, 2016 11:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Science Policy Workshop - ASAP

Come participate in this exciting workshop at the BTI institute. This event which is co-sponsored by the PGS (Postgraduate Society) and ASAP will include a video conference with the highly-esteemed Lewis-Burke Associates firm to provide students with the opportunity to learn first-hand from science

Location:
100 Mann Library
RSVP is required

Friday, December 02 - Sunday, December 04, 2016
Comm 5665 SciComm Practicum

Instructors: Lauren Chambliss, Nathan Seppa
December 2-4, 2016.  (Friday 3-5 pm, Saturday 10-4, Sunday 10-3)

This workshop for graduate students and postdocs focuses on writing and speaking skills for communication to non-science audiences. It will feature didactic instruction on writing and


Friday, December 02, 2016 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Webinar on industry careers & postdocs

 NIH BEST Consortium and Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

Go To Webinar Link (Registration required): WE ARE OVERSUBSCRIBED and registration has now closed. Webinar attendees will receive call-in instructions upon registration. Webinar participation is limited to the first 100

Location:
online

Monday, December 05, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
BainStrategies: Crack the Case

Shared by the CGCC (Cornell Graduate Consulting Club)

Bain & Company cordially invites you to register for an upcoming webinar(s) in a series we are calling BainStrategies - where consultants will be leading topics from interview preparation tips to how Bain partners with their

Location:
Webinar

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Science Policy Talk

 Cornell BEST Program and ASAP (Advancing Science And Policy) invite you to listen first-hand to the career path story of Cornell Physics PhD alumna Kris Poduska.

Currently Dr. Poduska is the Director of Science Policy for the Canadian Association of Physicists and physics

Location:
100 Mann Library

Thursday, December 08, 2016 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Dr. David Lipsky, Cornell Professor of Dispute Resolution-ASAP

Come join the ASAP club to hear from Dr. Lipsky about his experience and expertise in negotiation, conflict resolution, and collective bargaining.

Dr. Lipsky is the Director of the Scheinman Institute and is a Cornell professor specializing in dispute resolution at the school of Industrial and

Location:
100 Mann Library

Monday, December 12, 2016
Research Administration Certification

Cornell University’s Research Administration Certification Program (RACP), developed in collaboration with a cross-campus advisory committee, and coordinated through a partnership between Office of Sponsored Programs and Division of Financial Affairs, is a professional development opportunity

Location:
EHOB Training Room 140
Register by December 12
Held Jan 11, 13, 20, 27, and Feb. 2

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Science Cabaret with Chris Schaffer

With Chris Schaffer, this program will bring you some of the latest discoveries in Alzheimer's research. 

What is Science Cabaret? 

Ithaca’s Science Cabaret was inspired by the Café Scientifique movement, which started in Europe in the late 1990’s and has

Location:
Coltivare, 235 S. Cayuga St., Ithaca

Monday, December 19, 2016
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

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. Several

Location:
Online
December 19-January 22

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