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Click the images below to access information about the BEST Program and some of our 2014 events.

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March 18, 2014 - BEST Kickoff full program

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April 4-6, 2014

April 8, 2014 - Student Entrepreneurship in CNY: "Tomorrow's Leaders"

April 9, 2014

April 10 & 11, 2014

April 21, 2014: John Krupinski - "Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry"                

April 30, 2014 - The Future of Tech Transfer, a MedTech webinar featuring: Rami Katz, COO, Excel Partners; Nasir Ali, Co-Founder and CEO, Upstate Venture Connect (UVC); Mike Riedlinger, Program Manager for Technology Commercialization and Manager of the Rochester BioVenture Center for High Tech Rochester (HTR)

April 23, 2014 - "Engineers as Intrapreneurs & Entrepreneurs"

April 24, 2014 - How to get into consulting: PhD vs. MBA

May 15 & 16, 2014 - "Opening the Biotechnology Toolbox""Resources for Growth in NY"

"Leading the Way for NY's Future"

May 8, 2014 - Proctor & Gamble "Career Opportunities: PhD Recruiting Session" & "From Cornell to P&G" Duane Charbonneau     

May 9, 2014     Jeffrey SchwardtSimpirica Spine

May 14 & 15, 2014

EWISE Symposium 2014

ProSky BESTernship: June

Telling Your Research Story: July

July 17, 2014 - How to Influence Decision Makers, Funding and Policy

Jennifer Zeitzer

August 25, 2014 - Graduate Resource Fair

September 11, 12 & 19, 2014 Pre-Seed Workshop

September 15, 2014 - a Science Writing Workshop with Nathan Seppa, ScienceNews

September 15, 2014 - Science Communication Careers with panelists Bruce Lewenstein, Miyoko Chu, Claudia Wheatley, and Warren Allmon

September 15 & 16, 2014 - MedTech Annual Conference: Redefining Innovation in Academia and Industry

Growth Strategies Track Academia’s Influence on Innovation

September 16 & 17, 2014-University-Wide Career Fair

 

September 17, 2014 - Professional LinkedIn portraits taken

September 22 & 23, 2014 - 1st NIH Site Visit Government Jobs for PhDs in Biomedical Research

September 25, 2014-BTI Science Symposium: Celebrating 90 Years of Plant Research    Re-Imagining Postgraduate Education at Cornell and Beyond

October 1, 2014

Envisioning Yourself Outside of Academia: The First Steps for Grad Students and Postdocs

October 2, 2014

Postdoc Leadership Certificate

October 8, 2014

Cornell's Non-Academic Career Resources for Graduate Students and Postdocs

Business as a Second Language: Session 1

October 14, 2014

Niven Narain, Co-founder, President and CTO, Berg "Science for the scientist: Industry vs Academia vs Government" and a networking breakfast

October 15, 2014

David Fischell, CEO, Angel Medical Systems "Medical Devices for Humanity, Fun, and Profit"

October 16, 2014 - Cornell Technology Venture Forum

October 17, 2014

Robert Langer speaks on Biomaterials and Biotechnology

October 21, 2014

Ideation Workshop at Rev: Brad Treat, Ken Rother, Brian Bauer – Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

October 28, 2014

The Process and Pitfalls of Informational Interviewing

November 7, 2014 -

Entrepreneurship Summit 

Keynote address by Hamdi Ulukaya, CEO of Chobani

November 11, 2014

Jeff Sharp speaks on "The Anatomy of the Perfect Science Policy OpEd"

November 19, 2014 -Industry, Entrepreneurship and Management Careers

panelists: BJ BormannStephen P. SmithDavid PutnamChris Thomas

December 4, 2014 - So you think you want to be an entrepreneur?

Presenters: Ken Rother, Laura Georgianna, Brian Bauer, Brad Treat

December 5, 2014 -Elsevier executive Holly Falk-Krzesinski discusses women in science, research development, open access and more