Career Development Workshop Series

The College of Graduate Studies implemented a Career Development Workshop series to help graduate students succeed in and beyond graduate school. The workshops will be offered throughout the academic year, and cover a wide range of topics.

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"How to Select a Postdoc Advisor"

Wednesday 10/6/15
12:00 Noon
Room 3113 WH
HANDOUTS:
How To Choose a Postdoc Advisor PDF Icon
Selecting a Postdoc Position PDF Icon
Moderator:
Michael Cosgrove, PhD, Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Panelists:
Heidi Hehnly, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Jason Horton, PhD, Assistant Professor, Orthpedic Surgery
Bruce Knutson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

"Networking 101"

Wednesday 10/21/15
10:00 am
Room 3507/3508 Setnor
Presenter:
Yaihara Fortis-Sangiago, PhD, Program Manager, Science Alliance, New York Academy of Sciences

"Conflict Resolution: Communication and Leadership Skills"

Tuesday 11/17/15
12:00 Noon
Room 4709 NRB
Presenter:
Holly McCurdy, Senior Organizational Training Specialist, Professional Development

"Keeping Professional Boundaries on the Web"

Tuesday 1/19/16
12:00 Noon
Room 3113 WH
Presenter:
Dr. Ann Botash, Professor, SUNY Upstate Medical University

"Research Without a Bench: Pursuing a Career in Patent Law"

Thursday 2/4/16
12:00 Noon
Room 3113 WH
Presenter:
Blaine Bettinger, PhD, JD, Patent Attorney, Bond, Schoeneck & King

"Preparing for a Professional Career"

Wednesday 3/30/16
12:00 Noon
Room 3113 WH
Presenter:
Randall Ribaudo, PhD, Founder, SciPhD.com

"Landing Your First Faculty Position"

Monday 4/11/16
1:00 pm
Room 3507/3508 Setnor
Presenter:
Meg Stratton, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

"Writing a Scientific Paper"

Wednesday 4/20/16
12:00 Noon
Room 3113 WH
Presenter:
Patricia Kane, PhD, Professor and Chair, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

"Show Me the Data: Presenting Your Results Visually"

Wednesday 4/27/16
12:00 Noon
Room 3113 WH
Presenter:
Aileen Kenneson-Adams, PhD, Epidemiologist, Center for Global Health and Translational Science

"International Professionals in Science: What You Need to Know About Visas and More"

Wednesday 5/18/16
12:00 Noon
Room 3113 WH
Presenters:
Jennifer Abbott (International Student Advisor), Sue Henderson-Kendrick (Director, Graduate Medical Education), Mary Jo Dinuzzo (Department of State Alternate Responsible Officer, Graduate Medical Education), Patty Brecht (Manager, Recruitment and Appointments, Human Resources)