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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"Introduction To Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop For Scientists"

Tuesday 8/31/16
12:00 Noon
Room 3507/3508 Setnor
Mark E. Schmitt, PhD, Dean, College of Graduate Studies, SUNY Upstate Medical University

"Beyond The PhD: Career Opportunities In Pathology"

Wednesday 9/7/16
12:00 Noon
Room 103 WH
Antony Shrimpton, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Constance Stein, PhD, Professor of Pathology, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Kazim Chohan, PhD, Professor of Pathology, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Scott Riddell, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, SUNY Upstate Medical University

"Negotiating Your Way In Graduate School"

Wednesday 9/28/16
Room 2509/2510 Setnor
Yaihara Fortis-Santiago, Program Manager, Science Alliance, New York Academy of Sciences

"Engaging A Diverse Audience: Telling A Scientific Story"

Wednesday 10/5/16
Room 3111 WH
Itai Cohen, Associate Professor of Physics, Cornell University
Linda Glaser, Writer & Publicist for Faculty, Cornell University

"How To Select A Postdoc Advisor"

Wednesday 10/19/16
12:00 Noon
Room 3509/3510 Setnor
Michael Cosgrove, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, SUNY Upstate Medical University

"International Professionals In Science: Navigating OPT, J1, H1 & More!"

Wednesday 11/16/16
11:00AM - 1:30PM
Room 3109 WH
Jennifer Abbott, International Student Advisor, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Patty Brecht, Human Resources, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Mary Jo Dinuzzo and Sue Henderson-Kendrick, Graduate Medical Education, SUNY Upstate Medical University

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