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.

College Of Graduate Studies: Career Development and Events 2016-2017 PDF Icon


"Teaching with a PhD" PDF Icon

July 26, 2017

"Data Carpentry - Genomics"

May 4-5, 2017
Data Carpentry is non-profit organization that develops and provides data skills training to researchers.

"Beyond the PhD: Alternative Career Paths"

Wednesday 4/19/17 | 12:15-1:15 PM | Room 3111 WH
Presenter:
John Spiro, PhD, Deputy Scientific Director, Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative

"Writing a Scientific Manuscript" PDF Icon

Wednesday 4/12/17 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM | Room 4709 NRB
Presenter:
Patricia Kane, PhD, Professor and Chair, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, SUNY Upstate Medical University

"Reference Management Software 101: Mendeley, Refworks, Endnote PDF Icon & Papers"

Wednesday 2/15/17 | 12:00 - 1:30 PM |Room 222C Library
Presenters:
Mark Schmitt, PhD, Dean, College of Graduate Studies, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Christopher Morley, PhD, Interim Chair of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Harsh Patel, PhD Candidate, Pharmacology Program, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Virginia Young, Sr. Assistant Librarian of Health Sciences Library, SUNY Upstate Medical University

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

Wednesday 11/16/16 | 11:00AM - 1:30PM | Room 3109 WH
Presenters:
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
Handouts: Powerpoint presentation PDF Icon, Checklist for initial OPT application PDF Icon, Checklist for STEM OPT extension application PDF Icon, Sample OPT application PDF Icon , Sample STEM OPT application PDF Icon

"How To Select A Postdoc Advisor"

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

"Engaging A Diverse Audience: Telling A Scientific Story"

Wednesday 10/5/16 | 2:00-5:00PM | Room 3111 WH
Presenters:
Itai Cohen, Associate Professor of Physics, Cornell University
Linda Glaser, Writer & Publicist for Faculty, Cornell University

"Negotiating Your Way In Graduate School"

Wednesday 9/28/16 | 11:00AM-1:00PM | Room 2509/2510 Setnor
Presentor:
Yaihara Fortis-Santiago, Program Manager, Science Alliance, New York Academy of Sciences

"Beyond The PhD: Career Opportunities In Pathology"

Wednesday 9/7/16 | 12:00 Noon | Room 103 WH
Presenters:
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

"Introduction To Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop For Scientists"

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