Career Development Workshop Series

The College of Graduate Studies implemented a Career Development Workshop series. The workshops will be offered throughout the academic year, and will cover a variety of topics.


"Applying for an NSF Fellowship"
Friday, October 3 - 12:00 Noon
Room 4507 Setnor
Jan Allen, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic & Student Affairs, Cornell University Graduate School
Jennifer Rudes, Director of Research Administration Sponsored Programs Office, SUNY Upstate Medical University

"Psychological Self-Care in Graduate School"
Wednesday, October 15 - 12:00 Noon
Room 3507 Setnor
Michael Miller, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Holly Vanderhoff, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
& Student Consulting Services

"How to Select a Postdoc Advisr & How to Successfully Compete for a Position in that Lab"
Friday, October 31 - 12:00 Noon
Room 3507/3508
Richard Cross, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Handouts: HowToSelectAPostdocPresentation PDF Icon, HowToSelectAPostdocHandout PDF Icon

"Preparing for Your Professional Career"
Friday, November 7 - 12:00 Noon - 4:00 pm
Room 3113 WH
Randall Ribaudo, PhD, Co-Founder of SciPhD Training Programs

"Careers in Federal Scientific Policy"
Friday, November 21 - 12:30 pm
Room 4507 Setnor
Heather Dean, PhD, AAAS Policy Fellow, NSF

"Drafting Your Individual Development Plan (IDP)"
Wednesday, December 10 - 12:00 Noon
Room 3113 WH
Mark E. Schmitt, PhD, Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Handouts:  Individual Development Plan/Career Development Plan powerpoint PDF Icon

Spring 2015 Career Development Workshops have not yet been announced.